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Martin And Baldwin To Host Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is doubling the number of films nominated for its Best Picture Oscar, has also doubled the number of hosts of the awards show. It announced Tuesday...

Mickey Rourke's Freida Warning

Mickey Rourke told Freida Pinto she was too young to be at the Oscars.The 'Wrestler' star approached the 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress at the prestigious awards ceremony last February - during which Freida's film won eight...

Freida Pinto Wanted Angelina Adoption

'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto has revealed she wanted to ask Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie to adopt her the first time they met. The 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress admits she was in awe of the Oscar-winning...

Seyfried Wants More Mamma Mia!

MERYL STREEP and AMANDA SEYFRIED are game for a MAMMA MIA! movie sequel - as long as it includes ABBA duo BJORN ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON.Seyfried, who played Streep's daughter in the movie musical, has...

Mamie Gummer To Marry

Meryl Streep's daughter is engaged.Actress Mamie Gummer has confirmed she is to marry actor Ben Walker after he proposed over the weekend.She said: "He proposed a couple of days ago. He did it on one...

Gummer Engaged

MERYL STREEP is celebrating after her actress daughter MAMIE GUMMER accepted her boyfriend's marriage proposal.Actor Ben Walker proposed to Gummer over the weekend (17-18Oct09) after 18 months of dating. He presented her with a custom-made...

Bankable Actress Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts is the world's most profitable actress.The 'International' star has topped Forbes.com's latest Best Actresses for the Buck list after proving movie bosses can make the most money from her.The 41-year-old beauty - who...

Streep's Charity Pleas Rejected By Child

MERYL STREEP was shunned by JULIA CHILD when she appealed to the U.S. culinary queen for help with a charity drive - 20 years before she went on to portray the chef in JULIE &...

Streep's Charity Pleas Rejected By Child

MERYL STREEP was shunned by JULIA CHILD when she appealed to the U.S. culinary queen for help with a charity drive - 20 years before she went on to portray the chef in JULIE &...

Inspiring Mother Kate Winslet

Maggie Gyllenhaal admires Kate Winslet's parenting skills.The 31-year-old actress, who has two-year-old daughter Ramona with husband Peter Sarsgaard, is in awe of the way the 'Revolutionary Road' actress raises her two children.Maggie said: "I try...

Streep's Impromptu Audition Landed Julia Role

MERYL STREEP was so determined to land the lead in JULIE & JULIA, she auditioned for the director during a night out at the theatre.The veteran actress plays U.S. culinary queen Julia Child in the...

Oscars Chiefs 'Struggle' Over Best Actress Nod

MERYL STREEP has already been tipped to pick up the Best Actress Academy Award in 2010 - because Oscars bosses are unimpressed with other female roles in recent movies.The Oscars chiefs are allegedly concerned over...

Sweaty Cook Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is a "terrible" cook.The 'Mamma Mia' star hates spending time in the kitchen because it makes her "sweaty and snappy".The 60-year-old actress told Britain's Glamour magazine: "I am a terrible cook. I can...

Movie Reviews Julie & Julia

Meryl Streep and Amy Adams are receiving mostly rave notices from critics for their performances in Julie & Julia , even though the script, by Nora Ephron, who also directed, is not to everyone's taste....

Critics Waving Flags For G.i. Joe -- Red Ones

G.I. Joe invades the multiplex this weekend, and box-office prognosticators are at odds over how successful it will be. Some insist that it will attract just about every tween boy and their fathers, but others...

Streep Planning Getaway Now Fourth Child Is 18

MERYL STREEP is taking a well-earned break from family life now her youngest daughter has turned 18 - the actress is planning an intimate getaway with husband DON GUMMER.The couple celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary...

Streep's Tribute To Mum In New Film

MERYL STREEP honoured her late mother's memory in a new movie role - basing her portrayal of U.S. culinary queen JULIA CHILD on her mum.The Doubt star plays Child in film Julie & Julia -...

Meryl Streep Plays Mom In Movie

Meryl Streep plays "an idealised version" of her mother in her new movie.The 'Devil Wears Prada' actress, who stars as chef Julia Childs in 'Julie and Julia', revealed the film allowed her to pay homage...

Streep Blasts Pollack For Unleashing Lion In Out Of Africa

MERYL STREEP has blasted late director SYDNEY POLLACK for unleashing a lion on her while shooting Oscar-winning film OUT OF AFRICA - following years of denials from the filmmaker.Streep was assured the beast would be...

Streep Stuffed Bra To Land Out Of Africa Role

MERYL STREEP had to prove she was sexy to director SYDNEY POLLACK before she landed a role in Oscar-winning film OUT OF AFRICA - so she stuffed her bra.The award-winning actress was in her mid-30's...

Streep Shows Off Musical Skills

MERYL STREEP gave American TV viewers a late night laugh on Monday (27Jul09) when she attempted to show off her musical skills with an original song - on a concertina she "can't play".The star, who...

Animated Movie To Open London Film Festival

Underscoring the new-found respect cineastes have bestowed on animated features, the London Film Festival announced today (Monday) that it will open on October 14 with Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox , which features the voices...

Streep's Simple Dinners

MERYL STREEP's mother was such a simple cook, the actress had no idea what a potato was until she was 10.The Doubt star, who portrays late U.S. culinary queen Julia Child in new film Julie...

Streep And Tucci Argue 'Like Married People'

Veteran actress MERYL STREEP had no problem playing STANLEY TUCCI's wife in new movie JULIE & JULIA because the old friends have been arguing "like married people" for years.The Devil Wears Prada star portrays 1960s...

Meryl Streep Has Fragrant Fingers

Meryl Streep uses salt to keep her fingers smelling nice.The Oscar-winning actress gained a great insight into kitchen life while shooting her latest movie 'Julie and Julia' - in which she plays world-famous chef Julia...

Meryl Streep's Weighty Role

Meryl Streep and Amy Adams piled on the pounds while shooting 'Julie and Julia'.The 'Doubt' co-stars reunited for the forthcoming film - which is about world-famous chef Julia Child and writer Julie Powell, who challenged...

High Earner Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of Hollywood's Top-Earning Actresses.The 'Salt' star raked in an impressive $27 million between June 2008 and June 2009.Angelina beat her partner Brad Pitt's ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, who...

Streep Turns 60 With Princeton Degree

MERYL STREEP has landed a very special 60th birthday gift - an honorary degree from America's Princeton University.The actress, who turns 60 on Monday (22Jun09), attended the revered college's 262nd Commencement without fanfare on 2...

Winona Ryder Saved By Streep

Winona Ryder thought she had to be depressed to be a successful actress.'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee' actress says working with veteran star Meryl Streep in 1993 made her realise she could be happy...

Streep Inspired Ryder's Happiness

WINONA RYDER vowed to cheer up on movie sets - after MERYL STREEP taught her how to be happy and successful.The actress, who suffered from depression following her split from Johnny Depp, realised she could...

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