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George Clooney Heads Surprise Sag Nominations

George Clooney is the big favorite to land Best Actor at the Screen Actors Guild Awards after receiving a nomination for his role in indie-drama The Descendants. One of the major awards events in Hollywood...

Meryl Streep Feared End Of Career After 40th Birthday

Actress Meryl Streep feared her career was over when she turned 40 because she was convinced directors had no use for women past "childbearing age".The icon won critical acclaim early in her career with starring...

Meryl Streep, 62, Becomes Vogue Cover Star

Meryl Streep, 62, graces the cover of fashion bible Vogue for the first time and with it sets the record for the oldest person ever to do so. The veteran actress is tipped to win...

Meryl Streep Nearly Quit At 40

Meryl Streep considered quitting acting when she turned 40. The 62-year-old actress was horrified when she was offered the role of a witch three times over 20 years ago and admitted it made her realise...

Richard E. Grant's Wig Woes

Richard E. Grant was forced to dye his hair blonde for his part in 'The Iron Lady'. The esteemed actor plays the role of government minister Michael Heseltine in the forthcoming biopic about Margaret Thatcher...

Meryl Streep's Iron Lady Pain

Meryl Streep found filming 'The Iron Lady' "very painful".The 62-yewar-old actress portrays former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the movie and because it was shot on such a tight budget, the long days of...

Meryl Streep: I Couldn't Leave Thatcher Behind

Meryl Streep "carried" the role of Margaret Thatcher with her for some time.The Oscar-winning actress - who portrays the British political leader in upcoming movie 'The Iron Lady' - admitted she found it difficult to...

Kristen Stewart Named Biggest Bargain In Hollywood

Kristen Stewart has topped Forbes annual list of the best actors for the buck, which ranks stars in order of how much their movies made compared with their earnings. The Twilight actress was considered the...

Meryl Streep Wanted To Capture Thatcher 'Venom'

Meryl Streep wanted to capture the "special venom" people have towards Margaret Thatcher. The Oscar-winning actress portrays the British prime minister in forthcoming movie 'The Iron Lady', and she admits she was drawn to the...

Neil Diamond Honored By Obama In Washington

Neil Diamond was among those honoured in Washington over the weekend, the performer receiving one of the most prestigious arts awards in America after being given a Kennedy Center Honour alongside actress Meryl Streep, jazz...

Obama Reveals Meryl Streep Crush At Kennedy Center Honors

President Barack Obama was prepared to risk the wrath of wife and First Lady Michelle at the Kennedy Centre Honours - by admitting he had a crush on one of the recipients, actress Meryl Streep....

Stars Praise Streep At Kennedy Center Honors

Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt all took to the stage to pay tribute to Meryl Streep at the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday (04Dec11).The Oscar-winning actress received an accolade at the 34th...

Meryl Streep Gatecrashed Couple's Wedding In Manchester

Meryl Streep managed to gate-crash a wedding in Manchester Town Hall whilst filming scenes for her new film 'The Iron Lady'. Oscar-winner Meryl Streep, who was playing the role of Margaret Thatcher, surprised newlyweds Freya...

Meryl Streep Never Tires Of Academy Awards

Meryl Streep never tires of Oscars buzz, despite receiving 16 nominations during her stellar big screen career.The legendary actress landed her first Academy Award nod for her role in The Deer Hunter in 1978, and...

Meryl Streep Turns Up At Couple's Wedding Day Dressed As Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep made an English couple's wedding day all the more special by applauding the newlyweds while dressed as former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.Freya and Graham MCAnally had booked to have their nuptials at...

Meryl Streep, Oscar Favorite, Says Awards Still Matter

Despite being nominated 16 times previously, Meryl Streep says the Oscars still matter and is clearly looking forward to the 2012 ceremony during which she'll almost certainly be nominated. The actress, 62, is gaining plaudits...

Meryl Streep And Alec Baldwin Host Reeve's Charity Gala

Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin paid tribute to Christopher Reeve at a star-studded gala in honour of the late actor's charity on Wednesday night (30Nov11).The Superman star died from a heart attack in 2004 after...

Meryl Streep Treats Top Politicians To The Iron Lady Preview

Meryl Streep gave top U.S. politicians a sneak peek at her Margaret Thatcher biopic in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night (29Nov11).Just hours after she was honoured with the New York Film Critics Awards Best Actress...

Brad Pitt Joins Oscars Race After New York Critics Win

Brad Pitt has well and truly joined the race for the Best Actor gong at the 2012 Oscars, after picking up the same prize at the Film Critics Circle Awards in New York on Tuesday...

Meryl Streep Stunned By Margaret Thatcher's Passion During Lecture

Meryl Streep got the chance to study former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher at close quarters a decade before playing her, and was stunned by her passion for politics.Streep is wowing critics in early screenings...

Streep's Heartache Called Time On Thatcher Preparation

Meryl Streep was left with only a week to prepare to play former British leader Margaret Thatcher on the big screen after her husband was hospitalised and her best friend passed away.The legendary actress was...

Michelle Williams Sets Hearts Racing As Marilyn Monroe

Michelle Williams is once again winning plaudits - this time for her turn as one of Hollywood's most iconic screen stars, Marilyn Monroe. Williams, 24, has already been nominated for two Academy Awards, but critics...

Meryl Streep 'Donated Margaret Thatcher Fee To Charity'

Meryl Streep was so determined to make a movie about Margaret Thatcher, she slashed her fee and donated the rest to charity, according to a U.S. report.The Hollywood veteran plays the former British prime minister...

Meryl Streep's Thatcher Hailed By British Critics

Any worries about whether the British moviegoing public would accept an American actress, Meryl Streep, playing former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were laid to rest today (Tuesday) as the first U.K. comments about The Iron...

Meryl Streep Set For Oscar Glory As 'Iron Lady' Wows Critics

Meryl Streep looks likely to have won herself an Oscar nomination with her role as the UK's first Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the biopic 'The Iron Lady'. The film is due out in the...

The Iron Lady Director Assures Thatcher's Family Over Streep Role

The director of Meryl Streep's upcoming movie about Margaret Thatcher has assured the former British leader's children the actress paid great "care and attention" to the role, amid reports they are unhappy with the film.The...

Meryl Streep Felt Priveleged To Play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep arrived in London this week to promote her Margaret Thatcher biopic 'The Iron Lady', based on the UK's first female Prime Minister, and the 53 year-old said "It took a lot out of...

Meryl Streep Felt 'Privileged' To Play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep is proud of her portrayal of former British leader Margaret Thatcher in new movie The Iron Lady, branding the role a "privilege" to play.The Hollywood actress tackles the part of the U.K.'s first...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Redgrave Honoured For Acting Career

Acting legends Meryl Streep, Ralph Fiennes and James Earl Jones came together in London on Sunday (13Nov11) to honour Vanessa Redgrave for her lengthy career.Redgrave was feted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

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