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Stephen Fry To Make Stage Return In All Male Twelfth Night

16th February 2012

Stephen Fry is to return to the stage after a seventeen year absence. The Blackadder actor will star as Malvolio in the Globe's revival of its all-male version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in September 2012....

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Jonny Lee Miller To Play Sherlock Holmes

15th February 2012

Jonny Lee Miller has been cast in a new 'Sherlock Holmes' project.The actor is to play the fictional British detective - created by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the 19th century - in CBS...

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Jonny Lee Miller Cast As Sherlock Holmes In U.s Drama

15th February 2012

Jonny Lee Miller has been cast in the role of Sherlock Holmes for a Us Tv drama series. According to deadline.com, who broke the news, the Cbs show, Elementary is a 'reboot ' of the...

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Williams And Redmayne Win Top Elle Prizes

14th February 2012

My Week With Marilyn co-stars Michelle Williams and Eddie Redmayne ruled the Elle Style Awards in London on Monday (13Feb12) after scooping the ceremony's top acting prizes.Redmayne was crowned Best Actor at the annual event,...

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Silence Is Golden: The Artist Sweeps The Baftas In Style

13th February 2012

The silent French movie The Artist swept aside the competition at the BaftaS in London's Covent Garden on Sunday evening (February 12, 2012), essentially putting to bed any doubts it would face stiff competition for...

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Meryl Streep Wants To Make Women's Rights Movie

13th February 2012

Meryl Streep wants to make a film about women's rights protesters with Kathy Bates.'The Iron Lady' star is keen to team with 'Misery' star Kathy to make a film based on the lives of American...

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Rhys Ifans Accused Of Assaulting Party Guest At Hotel

13th February 2012

Welsh actor Rhys Ifans has landed himself in trouble after it emerged that he assaulted a guest in the early hours of the morning (13 February) in a hotel suite. The Notting Hill actor had...

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The Things They Say 24330

13th February 2012

"I was here once and lost four in one night, so I'm used to losing. I'm good at it now." George Clooney wasn't upset after losing out on the Best Actor Bafta on Sunday (12Feb12)...

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Fascinating Fact 12849

13th February 2012

Jonah Hill appeared to have enjoyed himself at Sunday night's (12Feb12) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards in London - he was snapped arriving back at his hotel in the U.K. capital...

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Atwell Takes Aim At Bafta Bosses Over Nominations

13th February 2012

Actress Hayley Atwell has criticised British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) bosses for failing to include any women on the shortlist for the coveted Rising Star award.Kidulthood star Adam Deacon scooped the trophy...

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George Clooney Wants To Team Up With Kate Winslet

13th February 2012

George Clooney would "love" to work with Kate Winslet. The 'Descendants' star - who is dating former wrestler Stacy Keibler - is a big fan of the 'Mildred Pierce' actress and she is top of...

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Firth Outfits Bafta Stars In Eco-friendly Outfits

13th February 2012

Viola Davis and Michael Fassbender showed off their green credentials by wearing recycled clothes to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (12Feb12).Colin Firth's eco-warrior wife Livia convinced Fassbender to...

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The Artist Dominates Bafta Awards

12th February 2012

'The Artist' has won seven awards at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The silent movie - starring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo - picked up prizes including Best Director for Michael Hazanavicius and Best...

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The Artist A Big Winner At Britain's Baftas

12th February 2012

In what is widely expected to be a preview of the Oscars, The Artist claimed seven awards at Britain's BAFTA awards Sunday, including best film, best director and original screenplay (Michel Hazanavicius), and best actor...

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The Artist Continues To Dominate Award Season At The Baftas

12th February 2012

The Artist has become a clear favourite to sweep the 2012 Oscars after dominating the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (12Feb12).The silent movie triumphed in seven of its 11...

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy & The Artist Dominate Baftas

12th February 2012

Espionage thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy scooped was a double winner at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (12Feb12), taking home two top honours.The movie, starring Gary Oldman and...

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Chris O'dowd Not Hopeful About Bafta Chances

10th February 2012

Chris O'Dowd doesn't think he has a "hope in hell" of winning the BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award.The 'Bridesmaids' actor is up against Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Adam Deacon and Eddie Redmayne for the in...

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Dawn French Reveals Secret Of Four Stone Weight Loss

8th February 2012

Dawn French has revealed the secrets behind her four stone weight loss, since filming the second series of Roger and Val Have Just Got In. Talking to the presenters on Bbc Breakfast yesterday (February 7,...

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Two Film Execs Die In Helicopter Crash

5th February 2012

Two top film executives have died in a helicopter crash in Australia on Saturday (04Feb12).Award-winning American cinematographer Mike deGruy and Australian producer Andrew Wright died at the scene when the chopper crashed soon after take...

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Tom Hiddleston Joins Only Lovers Left Alive

31st January 2012

Tom Hiddleston has signed up to star in 'Only Lovers Left Alive'. The 'War Horse' actor - who will next be seen in eagerly anticipated Marvel comic movie 'The Avengers' - will star alongside Tilda...

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John Hurt Honoured For Outstanding Contribution To British Cinema

27th January 2012

John Hurt is to receive the Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema Award at the BaftAs in February.The seventy two year old actor is well known for his roles as John Merrick in The Elephant Man...

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Chris Langham Cancels School Event Over Child Porn Past

27th January 2012

Disgraced British actor Chris Langham has pulled out of a movie event at a school after parents launched a protest over his conviction for possessing child porn.The award-winning star was booked for a question-and-answer session...

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Hurt Lands Special Bafta Prize

27th January 2012

Veteran actor John Hurt will be the toast of the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards after landing the outstanding achievement honour.The 72 year old, who already boasts three Bafta trophies,...

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John Hurt Wins Bafta Contribution Award

27th January 2012

John Hurt is to receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award at the BAFTAs. The 'A Man For All Seasons' star - whose career has spanned six decades - will join the likes of...

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Swinton Had 'Low Expectations' About Oscar Nods For Kevin Movie

25th January 2012

Tilda Swinton is unfazed by We Need To Talk About Kevin's Academy Awards snub, insisting she had "very low expectations" about receiving nominations for her movie.The 51 year old's role in the drama has landed...

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Michel Hazanavicius: 'The Artist Is A Love Letter To Wife'

22nd January 2012

French director Michel Hazanavicius wrote critically-acclaimed movie The Artist as a "love letter" to his wife.The silent movie has dominated this year's (12) awards season, already taking home four Critics' Choice Awards and three Golden...

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The Things They Tweet 2254

17th January 2012

"Thank you so much to Bafta for nominating me for Best Supporting Actor. This is such an incredible honor." Moneyball star Jonah Hill is overwhelmed by his nomination for the 2012 Bafta Awards. The shortlist...

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Tilda Swinton Could Scoop First Leading Actress Award

17th January 2012

Tilda Swinton could be set for glory at the forthcoming Bafta Awards after she was nominated for her role in the film 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. In dual success for the film, its...

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Meryl Streep 'Thrilled' At Bafta Nomination

17th January 2012

Meryl Streep is "thrilled" to have been nominated for a BAFTA. The Hollywood actress has been given a nod for the Leading Actress award for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in...

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Meryl Streep Looks To Repeat Awards Success At Baftas

17th January 2012

Meryl Streep and George Clooney could well repeat their Golden Globes success at the forthcoming Bafta awards. Streep is nominated for Leading Actress for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in Iron Lady and Clooney is...

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