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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...

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"She's actually the coolest person around. I don't know if there's an award for it, but give it to her! She's incredibly nice and really, really funny." Comedian JOHN KRASINSKI is full of praise for...

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...

Mickey Rourke's Frida 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 Frida's film won eight...

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"Of course, co-starring with MERYL STREEP was a little different this time. Thank goodness I had done DOUBT first. Can you imagine? You get the chance to work with Meryl Streep and don't actually work...

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"That she wanted to work with me again... gave me huge faith in myself, a real sense of validity. I still geek out on her at the most inappropriate moments." AMY ADAMS on working with...

Streep Picked For Lifetime Achievement Award

MERYL STREEP is set to rule the Rome Film Festival - she will be honoured with the top award to mark her outstanding career. The Out of Africa star will receive the Marcus Aurelius Lifetime Achievement...

Doubt Stars Cut Through Tense Scenes With Cooking Chats

DOUBT stars MERYL STREEP and VIOLA DAVIS found a little light relief in between takes of their harrowing scenes in the film by talking about bad feet and food. Streep's stern nun character had to break...

Abba Composer Fights Mamma Mia! Sequel

Former Abba member Björn Ulvaes is resisting efforts to mount a movie sequel to the hit musical Mamma Mia!, the London Telegraph reported on Saturday. "It wouldn't work," Ulvaes, who co-wrote the Abba songs that...

Streep & Streisand Snubbed Luhrmann's Oscars Number

BARBRA STREISAND and MERYL STREEP snubbed moviemaker BAZ LUHRMANN and HUGH JACKMAN when the AUSTRALIA duo asked the ladies to perform at the Oscars. Luhrmann approached the divas and asked them to participate in the big...

Queens Of Hollywood Mourn Richardson's Death

Hollywood legends DAME HELEN MIRREN and MERYL STREEP are the latest acting greats to express their sadness at the death of British star NATASHA RICHARDSON. The tragic actress died after a fall while skiing on the...

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SIENNA MILLER has teamed up with comediennes DAWN FRENCH and JENNIFER SAUNDERS to parody MERYL STREEP's movie musical MAMMA MIA! as part of the U.K.'s Comic Relief charity appeal. Miller, donning a long blonde wig,...

Streep Stuffed Her Bra To Land Sexy Roles

Hollywood icon MERYL STREEP made sure she didn't stuff up her acting dreams - by padding out her bra in a bid to land roles. The double Oscar-winner admits playing the sexy card to catch the...

Kate Winslet Compares Oscar To Mother's Cooking Prize

KATE WINSLET's best actress Academy Award is not the only accolade her family has been rewarded with.THE READER star's mother Sally proved victorious in a pickling competition at her local pub, The Retreat in Reading.Speaking...

By on 24 February 2009

Winslet Family Predicted A Streep Win

KATE WINSLET was convinced she would lose out on the Best Actress Oscar to MERYL STREEP - because her own mum worked out the odds leaned in favour of the veteran star. Winslet was named Best...

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"MERYL STREEP knows who I am." Oscar nominee TARAJI P. HENSON already felt like a winner when she arrived at the Oscars....

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"It was freezing, all day rain. Day one, we shot 12 hours, over and over, dozens of times. Then we had to come back and do it all over another day. I had a running...

Oscar Glory For Best Actress Kate Winslet

British star Kate Winslet has won the best actress Oscar for Holocaust drama The Reader.Nominated for an Academy award for the sixth time, the 33-year-old finally claimed a statuette at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

By on 23 February 2009

Gunn Offers To Take Streep Shopping

TV style guru TIM GUNN is desperate to take MERYL STREEP shopping - to help the past Oscar winner and 2009 Best Actress nominee dress for success. The Project Runway mentor and chief creative officer at...

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MERYL STREEP is averaging one Oscar nomination every two years since her first in 1979. Her nod for DOUBT is her 15th. She has won twice....

Davis Desperate To Shed Weight Before Oscars

Actress VIOLA DAVIS is desperate to lose weight before Sunday's (22Feb09) Academy Awards, because she was so "stressed" starring opposite MERYL STREEP in new movie DOUBT, she piled on an extra 20 pounds (9.1 kilograms). Davis...

Close Constantly Mistaken For Streep

GLENN CLOSE has laughed off her big-screen success - because she's constantly mistaken for fellow Hollywood actress MERYL STREEP. The Fatal Attraction star is a household name in her own right - she has been nominated...

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"She taught me to knit and we had a really great time on set (but) I wasn't playing practical jokes on MERYL STREEP." AMY ADAMS on filming religious drama DOUBT....

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"She taught me to knit and we had a really great time on set (but) I wasn't playing practical jokes on MERYL STREEP." AMY ADAMS on filming religious drama DOUBT....

Streep's Lucky Wardrobe

MERYL STREEP is shunning designer dresses for this awards season in favour of existing outfits in her own closet - because she's convinced that's the lucky charm which will help win her an Oscar this...

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"It was not pleasant to have boogers running down my nose in front of MERYL STREEP. But I figured that if I could affect her character then let the boogers spill!" VIOLA DAVIS on the...

Streep Blocked Blunt's Prada Grab

EMILY BLUNT was planning to haul all the designer clothes off the set of her movie THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - until co-star MERYL STREEP proposed a more charitable option. The actress, who played a fashion...

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