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Colin Firth And Emma Thompson Call For Refugee Pledge

16th March 2012

Oscar-winning Hollywood stars Colin Firth and Emma Thompson are backing a campaign to make the U.K. a safe haven for refugees.The British stars have signed up to a petition calling for Prime Minister David Cameron's...

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Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

14th March 2012

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

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Rossum In Talks To Play Movie Witch

6th March 2012

Phantom Of The Opera star Emmy Rossum is in talks to join Emma Thompson and Viola Davis among the supporting cast of magical new drama Beautiful Creatures.Rossum is slated to play a witch in the...

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Men In Black 3 Trailer: Can You Spot Lady Gaga?

5th March 2012

The third film in the Men in Black franchise is due for release in May 2012 and a trailer uploaded onto YouTube today reveals that the regular stars, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are...

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Lady Gaga Has Men In Black Role

28th February 2012

Lady Gaga has a cameo role in 'Men In Black 3'. Will Smith - who reprises the role of Agent J in the comedy sci-fi movie - has confirmed the 'Marry The Night' singer is...

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Emma Thompson To Play The Queen In New Tv Drama

24th February 2012

Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play The Queen in a new British TV drama.The Oscar-winning actress will portray Her Royal Highness in the project, Walking...

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Will Smith To Return To I Am Legend?

20th February 2012

Warner Bros. has assigned Arash Amel to work on another instalment of Will Smith's 'I Am Legend'. The movie studio is keen for Will to reprise the role of scientist Robert Neville for a prequel...

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Keira Knightley Inspired By Thompson To Beat Dyslexia

31st January 2012

Keira Knightley overcame dyslexia by reading a screenplay by Emma Thompson.The 26-year-old actress suffers from the learning disability - which affects sufferers ability to read - and when she was growing up it was having...

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Demian Bichir An Outside Bet For Best Actor Oscar

25th January 2012

Demian Bichir is just the latest in a long line of Oscar nominees who've bucked the trend, the traditional prestige movie awards often going against the grain of awards season and finding outside candidates to...

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Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Male Intruder

14th January 2012

Emma Thompson has revealed that she was once mistaken for a man, after walking through a field naked. When police received a report of a naked intruder outside the home of Emma Thompson, they were...

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Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Intruder

14th January 2012

British actress Emma Thompson was left red-faced when cops arrived at her holiday home to investigate reports of a naked intruder as witnesses had mistaken the star for a nude man.The Oscar winner was enjoying...

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Keira Knightley For Rival Effie Biopic?

8th November 2011

Keira Knightley is set to star in a rival biopic to Emma Thompson's film on Euphemia 'Effie' Gray. Although Emma is currently shooting the project 'Effie' which she wrote starring Dakota Fanning and based on...

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Stars Donate To Rainforest Charity Auction

1st November 2011

Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Sting are among the stars who have donated signed memorabilia to raise funds for an environmental charity.Rockers U2 and funnyman Stephen Fry have also handed over personal items for...

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Thompson Dragged Into New Effie Script Battle

24th October 2011

British actress Emma Thompson is embroiled in a court battle over upcoming movie Effie after she was accused of stealing the plot from another writer.The Love Actually star has written the screenplay for a movie...

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Emma Thompson Hosts Charity Auction

4th October 2011

Actress Emma Thompson turned auctioneer on Monday night (03Oct11) to help raise $48,000 (£30,000) for a British human rights charity.The Nanny MCPhee star is a keen supporter of the Helen Bamber Foundation, an organisation which...

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Kate Winslet Forms All-star Anti-cosmetic Surgery Group

18th August 2011

Kate Winslet has joined forces with fellow British actresses Emma Thompson and Rachel Weisz to rally against the cosmetic surgery trend in Hollywood.The Titanic star is adamant she won't ever go under the knife and...

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Dakota Fanning Joins Emma Thompson's Effie

17th August 2011

Dakota Fanning is to star period drama 'Effie'. The 17-year-old actress has beat off competition including Saorsie Ronan and Carey Mulligan to take the leading role in the Emma Thompson -scripted project about the marriage...

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Thompson To Revamp Annie Screenplay For Willow Smith

5th August 2011

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has signed on to rework the classic Annie script for Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's new musical.Glee creator Ryan Murphy let the big news slip while explaining why he is...

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Cynthia Nixon To Star In Broadway Play Wit

21st July 2011

Cynthia Nixon is to star in new Broadway production of 'Wit'.The 'Sex and the City' star will portray Dr Vivian Bearing, a university professor of English who is dying from ovarian cancer and reflects on...

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Emma Thompson To Write Annie

24th June 2011

Emma Thompson has been approached to write the script for a remake of 'Annie' starring Willow Smith. The British actress - who wrote the screenplays for 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Nanny McPhee' - is in...

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Helen Mirren Tops Hot List

26th May 2011

Dame Helen Mirren has topped a list of Hotter Than Ever Women Over 50. The 65-year-old actress - who is renowned for her enviable figure - was named number one in the study by home...

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Law Fears Daughters Will Inherit Eye Disease

7th March 2011

Scottish star Phyllida Law forces her actress daughters Sophie and Emma Thompson to undergo regular medical check-ups in a bid to catch early signs of glaucoma.The 78 year old's mother, Megsie, suffered from the eye...

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Thompson's Effie Movie In Jeopardy

9th February 2011

EMMA THOMPSON is embroiled in a court battle to get her latest film EFFIE off the ground after a New York playwright accused the actress of copyright infringement.The Love Actually star has penned the screenplay...

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Colin Firth Unveils Walk Of Fame Star

14th January 2011

Colin Firth has unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'King's Speech' star - who is hot favourite to be nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI...

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Men In Black Iii Filming Halted For Script Changes

17th November 2010

Will Smith's 'Men in Black III' will have a two month break in production from December for script changes. The highly anticipated 3-D sequel - which sees Smith's Agent Jay head back to the late...

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Thompson, Welch And Taylor-wood Are Harper's Women Of The Year

2nd November 2010

EMMA THOMPSON, FLORENCE WELCH and SAM TAYLOR-WOOD have been named the Women Of The Year by Britain's Harper's Bazaar magazine.The Nanny MCPhee star picked up the Role Model prize at the Harper's Bazaar Women of...

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Emma Thompson For Men In Black Iii?

1st October 2010

Emma Thompson is set to star in 'Men in Black III'.The Oscar-winning actress is in negotiations to join Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in the popular franchise, playing MIB operative Agent Oh, who is...

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Thompson Bemoans Sloppy Speech

28th September 2010

Actress EMMA THOMPSON fears for the future of the English language - insisting many British teenagers "sound stupid" because of their use of slang.The Oscar-winner recently returned to her former school and was left stunned...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal's Co-star Fear

20th September 2010

Maggie Gyllenhaal was nervous about working with Dame Maggie Smith on 'Nanny McPhee Returns'.The Oscar-nominated actress confesses she had heard "really scary" stories about the British actress, but admits they got on well after they...

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Thompson Backtracks Over 'Stoning' Comments

10th September 2010

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has backtracked after mistakenly implying residents of Britain's Isle of Wight regularly "stone homosexuals".In July (10), the Brit infuriated Isle of Wight residents after joking on America's The Late Late Show that...

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