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Geoffrey Rush's Stereotype Concerns

20th May 2011

Geoffrey Rush was scared of making his 'King's Speech' character Lionel Logue an Australian stereotype.The 59-year-old actor - who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of the man who helped Britain's King George...

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Geoffrey Rush: 'Pirates Is A Monster'

18th May 2011

Geoffrey Rush "felt pressure" not to mess up on 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'. The Australian actor - who plays Captain Hector Barbarossa in the comedy action movie alongside Johnny Depp as Captain...

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Johnny Depp Held Pirates Rehearsals In Bar

16th May 2011

Johnny Depp created a relaxed atmosphere on the set of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise by holding rehearsals at a bar. The 47-year-old actor stars as rum swilling pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the...

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Johnny Depp Is Queen's Cousin (Twenty Times Removed)

15th May 2011

Johnny Depp has revealed that he shares his ancestors with the Queen after a researching genealogist concluded that the pair were cousins, twenty times removed.Hollywood actor, Johnny Depp, found out that he is descended, whilst...

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Johnny Depp Thrills Fans At Pirates Premiere

13th May 2011

Johnny Depp sent his fans into hysterics at the UK premiere of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' last night (12.05.11).The Hollywood superstar - who returns to his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in...

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The King's Speech Dominates National Movie Awards

12th May 2011

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at the 2011 L'Oreal Paris National Movie Awards last night (11.05.11).The British film - which stars Colin Firth as the stuttering British King George VI - collected three...

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Stars Donate Gifts For New Zealand Auction

10th May 2011

Colin Firth, Hugh Jackman, Sir Ian Mckellen and Geoffrey Rush are raising money for two schools badly damaged in New Zealand's devastating earthquake in February (11).More than 160 people died in the 6.3-magnitude tremor, which...

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Johnny Depp Scared Of Pirates Bugs

9th May 2011

Johnny Depp was scared of bugs when he filmed 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'.The 47-year-old - who plays Captain Jack Sparrow in the Disney film franchise - shot several jungle scenes in Hawaii,...

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Fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean Movie Written

5th May 2011

Johnny Depp has not yet signed up to the fifth 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie. Screenwriter Terry Rossio has entered his first draft of the film - without Ted Elliot, who wrote the first four...

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Robert Downey Jr For Les Miserables?

1st April 2011

Robert Downey Jr. and Sean Penn are being lined up for a role in the forthcoming 'Les Miserables' musical. 'The King's Speech' filmmaker Tom Hooper - who won a Best Director Oscar for his work...

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Geoffrey Rush Gets Green Light For Green Lantern

31st March 2011

Aussie movie star Geoffrey Rush has signed up add his voice to the new Green Lantern movieThe King's Speech star will portray TomarRe, the alien who teaches the new Lantern, Ryan Reynolds, how to use...

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Tom Hooper To Direct Les Miserables

25th March 2011

'The King's Speech' director Tom Hooper will take on a new movie version of 'Les Miserables'. The Oscar-winning filmmaker - who reportedly turned down a number of high profile projects including 'Iron Man 3' -...

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Kath And Kim Movie In The Works

9th March 2011

A movie version of Australian comedy series 'Kath & Kim' is to be made. Jane Turner and Gina Riley will return in their roles as Kath Day-Knight and Kim Craig for the project - entitled...

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Geoffrey Rush To Be Feted At New York Theatre Gala

7th March 2011

Geoffrey Rush will be the toast of the New York theatre world this week (begs07Mar11) when he is feted by fellow Aussie stars Hugh Jackman and director Baz Luhrman for his critically-acclaimed performance in The...

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Colin Firth Thrills Rush With Oscars Coin Gift

1st March 2011

Oscar winner COLIN FIRTH left THE KING'S SPEECH co-star GEOFFREY RUSH stunned on the red carpet at the Oscars on Sunday (27Feb11) with a very special gift.Both actors were nominated, and, while Firth was a...

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Geoffrey Rush Glad At Oscar Loss As It 'Shares The Wealth'

28th February 2011

Geoffrey Rush was pleased he lost the Best Supporting Actor Oscar to Christian Bale.The Australian star - who was nominated in the category for the role of speech therapist Lionel Logue in 'The King's Speech'...

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Tom Hooper: 'Always Listen To Your Mother'

28th February 2011

Tom Hooper paid tribute to his mother when he accepted his Best Director Oscar last night (27.02.11).The filmmaker picked up the award for his work on movie 'The King's Speech - for which the lead...

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Tom Hooper For Les Miserables Movie?

24th February 2011

'The King's Speech' director Tom Hooper is being lined up to work on a new movie version of 'Les Miserables'. The Oscar-nominated filmmaker turned down an offer to work on 'Iron Man 3' and is...

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King's Speech Set Was Used For Gay Porn

23rd February 2011

The set that GEOFFREY RUSH used as his office in Oscar favourite THE KING'S SPEECH was once used as the location for a gay porn film.Images from both Snookered and The King's Speech have been...

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Camille Grammer To Cover Oscars For Cnn

21st February 2011

CAMILLE GRAMMER is set to co-host CNN's coverage of this year's ACADEMY AWARDS.CAMILLE GRAMMER, the American reality television star, will join AJ HAMMER and BROOKE ANDERSON as hosts of CNN's OSCAR coverage this Sunday (27th...

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The Things They Say 20420

18th February 2011

"I suppose being an Australian, we do still have the current Queen Elizabeth II as our head of state - I think we should maybe cut the apron strings. I don't mean in a rude...

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Jessica Alba Expecting Second Child With Cash Warren

17th February 2011

JESSICA ALBA is pregnant with her second child.JESSICA ALBA, the American actress and star of 'Fantastic Four', has announced that she is pregnant with her second child.Alba, who presented the Best Supporting Actor award to...

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The King's Speech Big Winner At U.k.'S Bafta Awards

14th February 2011

The King's Speech dominated Sunday night's BAFTA awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. The film, which also is touted as a probable big winner at the Oscars in two weeks, received seven awards, including best...

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Guy Pearce Knew The King's Speech Was 'Special'

14th February 2011

Guy Pearce knew that 'The King's Speech' was "special" when he was filming it.The 43-year-old actor, who plays King Edward VIII in the Academy Award-nominated movie, said he knew it would end up a success.He...

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The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Awards

13th February 2011

'The King's Speech' has swept the board at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards, winning seven prizes. Colin Firth was named Best Actor for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI, while the Tom Hooper-directed...

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Fascinating Fact 10855

10th February 2011

Director TOM HOOPER and filmmaker BAZ LUHRMANN were among the guests at a dinner in honour of GEOFFREY RUSH's Oscar-nominated performance in THE KING'S SPEECH at New York's Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Tuesday (08Feb11).

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Johnny Depp: 'Captain Jack Can't Go Any Further'

3rd February 2011

Johnny Depp thinks his 'Pirates of the Caribbean' character Captain Jack Sparrow has "hit a wall". The Hollywood hunk - who recently completed filming on the fourth instalment of the movie, 'Pirates of the Caribbean:...

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Colin Firth Wins Sag Prize For The King's Speech

31st January 2011

Colin Firth scooped the Outstanding Actor prize at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards last night (30.01.11).The British star won the prize for his role in Tom Hooper's 'The King's Speech' - following on from...

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Helena Bonham Carter Wants Other Directors Than Burton

28th January 2011

Helena Bonham Carter wants to work with other directors.The 44-year-old actress has collaborated with her long-term partner Tim Burton - with who she has children Billy, seven, and three-year-old Nell - on six movies but...

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The Things They Say 20011

26th January 2011

"As an Australian, I'm as excited to be recognised and honoured by the Academy as my character must have been when his London speech therapy business flourished when the future King of England happened to...

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