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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...

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 Bjrn 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Streep Is Finally Happy With Her Looks

Actress MERYL STREEP is finally happy with her appearance at the age of 59 - after spending years envying the beauty of other Hollywood stars. The Hours star now admits that she shouldn't have spent so...

Streep: 'I'm Like Will Smith'

MERYL STREEP has compared herself to Hollywood superstar WILL SMITH - because the success of hit movie MAMMA MIA! is reminiscent of the actor's achievements. The ABBA-themed musical was a box office smash around the globe...

Streep's Doubts Over Award Ceremonies

Actress MERYL STREEP is saddened only a handful of movies get the recognition they deserve - because so many films are competing for major awards. The 59-year-old is currently receiving critical acclaim for her turn in...

Baldwin Wins 30 Rock Cameo From Streep

ALEC BALDWIN won more than a Screen Actors Guild award on Sunday (25Jan09) - MERYL STREEP has agreed to appear on his TV hit 30 ROCK. Streep was delighted after winning a Best Actress nod for...

Slumdog Adds To Its Awards Haul

Extending its lead in the Oscar race, Slumdog Millionaire received the top honor at the Producers Guild of America's awards ceremony on Saturday. Accepting the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award, British producer...

Actors Union Honour Streep, Penn And Slumdog

Meryl Streep and Sean Penn were the major winners at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday evening.Mamma Mia! star Streep was named best actress for Doubt while Penn bounced back from disappointment at...

By on 26 January 2009

Oscar Nominees Announced

Hollywood's strategy of releasing its more "artistic" films in December so that they would be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters, appeared to have paid off in spades when nominations were announced early today...

Winslet Was 'Floored' By Second Golden Globe Win

Golden Globe winner Kate Winslet has described her success at last week's awards ceremony as one of the most shocking moments of her life.The British thespian took the best supporting actress prize for The Reader...

By on 19 January 2009

Streep Never Doubted Mamma Mia! Success

MERYL STREEP always knew her film MAMMA MIA! would be a huge success - because it was a film that "neglected" female moviegoers could finally relate to. The ABBA-themed musical was a box office smash...

Slumdog Millionaire Is Critics' Choice

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , which has been piling up more pre-Oscar awards than any other film, added another on Thursday from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. At its Critics Choice awards ceremony in Santa...

Slumdog Millionaire Cleans Up At Critics' Choice Awards

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire swept the board at the 14th annual Critics' Choice awards with five prizes including best picture.The novel adaptation - released in the UK today (Friday January 9th) - tells of a...

By on 09 January 2009

Hathaway + Streep Tie At Critics' Choice Awards

ANNE HATHAWAY proved she's a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood - she tied with acting legend MERYL STREEP to win the Best Actress honour at the 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday...

Hathaway + Streep Tie At Critics' Choice Awards

ANNE HATHAWAY has proved she's a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood - she tied with acting legend MERYL STREEP to win the Best Actress honour at the 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards on...

Streep Male Movie Execs Don't Understand Female Power

Meryl Streep has accused film executives of overlooking female moviegoers while narrowing their target to young males. In an interview with the website Collider.com, Streep said that Universal Studios executives were surprised by the enormous...

Mixed Bag At Awards Noms

Doubt received the most nominations for the annual SAG awards Thursday, scoring nods for Meryl Streep for best actress as well as a nomination for ensemble cast, SAG's equivalent of the best film award, plus...

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