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Firth, Blunt & De Niro Honoured At Britannia Awards In Los Angeles

6th November 2009

COLIN FIRTH, EMILY BLUNT, KIRK DOUGLAS and ROBERT DE NIRO were among the honourees at the 2009 BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night (05Nov09).Firth claimed the night's Humanitarian Award, Blunt was named...

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Carrey Brings Christmas Chaos To London

4th November 2009

JIM CARREY, COLIN FIRTH and BOB HOSKINS switched on London's Christmas lights as thousands of people attempted to break the record to hold the world's biggest carol sing-a-long.The Hollywood trio - who star in a...

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Fascinating Fact 8283

3rd November 2009

JIM CARREY and his A CHRISTMAS CAROL co-stars BOB HOSKINS and COLIN FIRTH teamed up to switch on Central London's Christmas lights prior to the world premiere of their festive 3-D film on Tuesday (03Nov09).

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Fascinating Fact 8143

13th October 2009

Stars including COLIN FIRTH, JIM CARREY and BOB HOSKINS will light up London this Christmas. All three actors, who star in a new animated version of A Christmas Carol, will take part in the ceremony...

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Israeli Film Wins Top Prize At Venice

14th September 2009

Israeli director Samuel Maoz's autobiographical war film Lebanon won the top Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday. The film, shot entirely from inside an Israeli tank and set during the war...

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Firth Triumphs At Venice Film Festival

13th September 2009

COLIN FIRTH has been named Best Actor at this year's (09) Venice Film Festival.The Brit star was honoured on Saturday (12Sep09) for his portrayal of a mourning professor in A Single Man. Firth gave his...

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Firth's Plans For Bridget Jones Movie

10th September 2009

BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY star COLIN FIRTH wants the third installment in the movie series to be set in the future - to show the characters in old age.Firth starred in the first two films alongside...

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Firth Blasts 'Catastrophic' Surgery For Actors

9th September 2009

COLIN FIRTH has lashed out at actors who go under the knife to remain youthful - insisting it is "catastrophic" for big screen stars to undergo cosmetic procedures.The 48 year old - who turns 49...

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Firth To Play The Queen's Father

3rd September 2009

Actor COLIN FIRTH is set for the royal treatment after signing up to play KING GEORGE VI in a new movie.The Mamma Mia star will play Queen Elizabeth II's father in The King's Speech. The...

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Italian Drama Opens Venice Film Festival

2nd September 2009

The Venice Film Festival -- "il nonno" of all film festivals -- opens late today (Wednesday) with the screening of Giuseppe Tornatore's Baaria , the first Italian film to open the festival in 20 years....

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U.s. Films To Take Prominent Position At Venice

31st July 2009

U.S.-produced films, which got short shrift from the Berlin Film Festival in February Cannes Film Festival in May, have been given a prominent place at the Venice Film Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 2-12....

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Renee Zellweger Back To Bridget

16th July 2009

Renee Zellweger is set to pile on the pounds to play Bridget Jones again.The American actress is poised to reprise her role as the hapless serial dieter for the third time.It is believed the latest...

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Bocelli & Crowe Added To Walk Of Fame's Class Of 2010

24th June 2009

ANDREA BOCELLI and actors RUSSELL CROWE, COLIN FIRTH and JOHN CUSACK have been added to the list of celebrities set for stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010 - the 50th year of...

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Jim Carrey's Christmas Carol Poster Revealed

14th May 2009

It might not be even be high summer yet, but movie fans could be forgiven for feeling something of a festive tinge to things with the launch a poster for JIM CARREY's new project.The star...

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Big Freeze For Miserable Easy Virtue Stars

14th May 2009

COLIN FIRTH and KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS froze on the set of period comedy EASY VIRTUE - because the wintery conditions in rural England left them cold for days on end. Director Stephan Elliott had to shoot...

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Fascinating Fact 7330

8th May 2009

British actors JUDE LAW, COLIN FIRTH, and ALAN RICKMAN will head an all-star tribute to late playwright HAROLD PINTER in London next month (June09). The trio will read from the works of Pinter, who died...

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Fascinating Fact 7257

28th April 2009

JESSICA BIEL, COLIN FIRTH and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN hunk BEN BARNES have recorded a quirky new version of BILLY OCEAN's WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH GET GOING for the soundtrack...

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Scandinavian Role Wins Branagh Award Shock

27th March 2009

Actor Kenneth Branagh's TV exploits in Wallander have won him the best actor gong at today's Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.The Shakespearian specialist may have wowed audiences with his version of Hamlet, but it was for...

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Fascinating Fact 6612

8th January 2009

A portrait of COLIN FIRTH as MR. DARCY - used in the 1995 costume drama PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - is to be auctioned off for charity. The painting, which will come with a note from...

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Mr Darcy Plunge 'Faked'

29th December 2008

The iconic lake scene from BBC1's Pride and Prejudice that kick-started Colin Firth's career was partially faked, it has emerged. In the famous scene from the Jane Austen adaptation, first broadcast in 1995, Firth's Mr...

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Mamma Mia Breaks Titanic's UK Box Office Record

16th December 2008

Musical Mamma Mia! has become the highest grossing film ever released in the UK, surpassing Titanic's record. The West End adaptation has taken 69,066,035 to become the most successful film of all time at the...

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The Things They Say 10154

7th November 2008

"If he turns his hand to this with the brilliance that he's turned his hand to everything else that he's ever done in his life, it'll be a masterpiece." Actor COLIN FIRTH has faith in...

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Mamma Mia! Is Biggest British Film Ever At UK Box Office

29th October 2008

Mamma Mia! has become the most successful British film of all time at the UK box office, it has been confirmed.The musical adaptation's British haul recently reached 66,995,244, making it the second highest-grossing film of...

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Colin Firth: Getting Older Isn't All That Bad

24th October 2008

Colin Firth has admitted he has reached a stage in his life when he is increasingly being offered father roles instead of the stereotypical brooding love interest.The 48-year-old actor shot to fame in the 1995...

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Winterbottom Praises Firth At Premiere Of Genova

23rd October 2008

Director Michael Winterbottom has expressed his joy at working with fellow Brit Colin Firth on his latest film Genova.Speaking at the Mayor of London Gala screening of the film, in Leicester Square, Winterbottom described his...

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The Things They Say 9932

20th October 2008

"You don't really sit and watch MAMMA MIA! with a pen and paper in your hand. It's just not worth doing... It really was a virtual Club Med holiday for the weekend and you're supposed...

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Firth Favourite To Play Ford's Gay Professor

23rd September 2008

COLIN FIRTH is set to play it gay again in designer TOM FORD's directorial debut. The British actor, who played a closeted banker in movie musical MAMMA MIA!, is the favourite to portray a gay...

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Firth Hates Kids

5th September 2008

British actor COLIN FIRTH finds small children "loathsome" - despite having three kids of his own. The Mamma Mia! star has two sons with his wife Livia Giuggioli; Luca, seven, and Matteo, five, - as...

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Mamma Mia! Leading Field For National Movie Awards

1st August 2008

Musical adaptation Mamma Mia! is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best male - the latter also receiving a nod...

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Fascinating Fact 5725

1st August 2008

COLIN FIRTH will join British newcomer BEN BARNES in a new movie adaptation of OSCAR WILDE's classic novel THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY. The actor will play LORD HENRY WOTTON, the aristocrat who corrupts Barnes'...

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