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Alfonso Cuaron Regrets Making Great Expectations

20th November 2013

Moviemaker Alfonso Cuaron regrets signing on to adapt Charles DICkens' Great Expectations for the big screen, because he agreed to direct the movie for all the wrong reasons.The Gravity director took on the task of...

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Helena Bonham Carter's Improved Acting

28th October 2012

Helena Bonham Carter thinks her acting gets better with age.The 'Great Expectations' star is happy with being offered film roles for older women and thinks it proves how versatile her skills are, despite feeling like...

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Reese Witherspoon Has Great Expectations For Tv Drama

9th October 2012

New mum Reese Witherspoon's modern take on Charles Dickens' classic novel Great Expectations has been picked up by executives at U.S. network The Cw.The reimagining of the literary masterpiece will be set in San Francisco,...

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Bonham Carter To Rival Anderson As Miss Havisham

5th July 2011

Helena Bonham Carter is set to pit herself against Gillian Anderson in a rival adaptation of Great Expectations.Anderson has signed up to play a younger, sexier version of Charles DICkens' ageing spinster Miss Havisham in...

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Ray Winstone To Star In Tv Adaptation Of Great Expectations

31st May 2011

British film hardman Ray Winstone is heading back in time to play one of Charles Dickens' most famous characters in a TV re-telling of classic novel Great Expectations.Bosses at the Bbc are planning to celebrate...

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Mills Terrified By Father's Great Expectations

15th August 2007

Actress HAYLEY MILLS suffered nightmares as a child after watching her father SIR JOHN MILLS in Charles DICkens adaptation GREAT EXPECTATIONS. The late actor played the orphan Pip in the classic 1946 movie and Mills...

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Paltrow's Dramatic Daughter

12th June 2006

GWYNETH PALTROW is already planning an acting career for her daughter APPLE, even though the tot is only two. The Oscar-winner insists she will support her children, Apple, and MOSES, three months, in whatever life...

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Sir John Mills Dies

24th April 2005

Legendary actor SIR JOHN MILLS has died following a battle with a chest infection. He was 97. The British star of over 100 films passed away at his Buckinghamshire, England, home yesterday (23APR05) after...

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Lawrence Of Arabia Tops British Film Poll

16th August 2004

The panoramic epic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has been crowned the best British film of all time. The 1962 cinematic biography of the enigmatic T E LAWRENCE - played by PETER O'TOOLE - won...

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Cuaron: Potter Villain Is A Mixture Of Bush And Hussein

30th July 2003

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN director ALFONSO CUARON believes the boy wizard's arch enemy VOLDEMORT is a cross between GEORGE W BUSH and SADDAM HUSSEIN. The Mexican filmmaker has taken over the...

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