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Dame Helen Mirren Honed Acting Skills At Fairground Job

28th March 2012

Dame Helen Mirren honed her acting skills as a teenager by tricking customers to come to the fairground where she worked.The Oscar-winning actress worked in the Kursaal amusement park in Southend-on-Sea, England as a youngster...

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Mirren Calls For Cpr Changes In Schools

28th March 2012

Dame Helen Mirren has urged British school principals to improve their teachers' lifesaving training after learning over 250 children die every year from cardiac arrests.The Queen actress fears schools across the U.K. are ill-equipped for...

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Toni Collette Lands Making With Psycho Role?

22nd March 2012

Toni Collette is in negotiations to star in 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho'. The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress is set to play Alfred's long-time assistant and friend Peggy Robertson if talks are completed, with...

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Jessica Biel To Join Cast For Psycho Biopic

22nd March 2012

Jessica Biel is set to co-star in the upcoming SACHA GERVAISI release Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho according to deadline.com. In the same vein as the Oscar nominated My Week With Marilyn, the...

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Scarlett Johansson Lined Up For New 'Psycho' Movie

4th March 2012

Scarlett Johansson is set to take on the role of Janet Leigh in new Hitchcock biopic 'Making of Psycho'. Scarlett Johansson will be appearing as the actress who played the original and famous 'shower' victim...

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Scarlett Johansson Cast As Psycho Star

2nd March 2012

Scarlett Johansson has been cast as the actress Janet Leigh in the forthcoming movie Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of Psycho. The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Johansson will star in the film alongside Helen...

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Scarlett Johansson To Play Psycho Actress Janet Leigh

2nd March 2012

Scarlett Johansson is to take on the role of screen icon Janet Leigh in new movie 'The Making of Psycho'. The 'We Bought A Zoo' actress will appear alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame...

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Scarlett Johansson To Play Janet Leigh

2nd March 2012

Scarlett Johansson has been cast as screen icon Janet Leigh in 'The Making of Psycho'. The 'Avengers' actress will star alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren in the project, which is being...

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Stars Get Arty For Literacy Campaign

29th February 2012

Stars including Coldplay, Dame Helen Mirren and Stephen Fry have designed and decorated envelopes for a U.K. literacy campaign.Dame Shirley Bassey, Star Trek's Simon Pegg and Dame Judi Dench also tapped into their creative sides...

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Fascinating Fact 12945

27th February 2012

Brad Pitt, Dame Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Tom Cruise and Barbra Streisand were among the stars who taped their recollections of their first movie experiences for a segment of the Oscars telecast on Sunday (26Feb12).

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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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Golden Globes Best Dressed Poll Reveals Clear Winner

18th January 2012

As the Golden Globes turn into a distant memory and all attention turns to the Oscars - there's still one question to answer: who was officially crowned the Best Dressed at Sunday's ceremony in Los...

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Mirren Hopes Brand And Perry Will Reunite

16th January 2012

Russell Brand's Hollywood pal Dame Helen Mirren hopes the funnyman will eventually reunite with his estranged wife Katy Perry as she is convinced fame drove the couple apart.The British comedian filed for divorce from the...

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Gervais Pokes Fun At Bieber In Predictable Golden Globes

16th January 2012

After last year's controversial performance, many were keen to see how Ricky Gervais would approach this year's Golden Globes. And of course, who he would choose to poke fun at. In his opening monologue, he...

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Helen Mirren Hopes For Katy And Russell Reconciliation

13th January 2012

Helen Mirren hopes Katy Perry and Russell Brand will get back together in the future.The Oscar-winning actress - who has been a friend of the couple since she starred alongside Russell in 'Arthur' last year...

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Helen Mirren Signs Up To Glee

23rd December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren is to provide the "inner voice" of a character on 'Glee'. The Oscar-winning actress has recorded lines for an episode of the musical TV show - starring Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele and...

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Mirren To Join Glee

22nd December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren has signed up to lend her voice to an upcoming episode of Glee, according to a U.S. report.The Queen star is slated to provide the "inner voice" of one of the characters,...

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Dame Helen Mirren And Kylie Minogue Help Honour British Comic Talent

17th December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren and singer Kylie Minogue added a touch of glamour to the British Comedy Awards on Friday (16Dec11) by turning out to honour the cream of the crop.The annual event in London celebrates...

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Helen Mirren Is Most Stylish Over 50

16th December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren is the top style icon for women over 50. The fashionable actress, 66, claimed the accolade after clothing brand CC quizzed 1,000 women for the poll and they believe the results show...

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Dame Helen Mirren Salutes Female Nobel Winners

12th December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren toasted the three female winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday (11Dec11), calling the award an "extraordinary moment in the history of women".Mirren was joined by fellow actress Rosario Dawson...

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Helen Mirren To Play Hitchcock's Wife?

8th December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren is set to play Alfred Hitchcock's wife in a new biopic.The 'Arthur' actress looks likely to join the cast of 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho' as Alma Reville alongside Sir...

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Dame Helen Donates Red Bikini To Charity

6th December 2011

Dame Helen Mirren is donating her iconic red bikini to raise money to keep Britain's elderly warm this winter.The veteran British actress made a splash when she was photographed in the two-piece while on vacation...

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Ralph Fiennes To Receive Film Prize

23rd November 2011

Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh are set to earn major prizes at the Moet British Independent Film Awards.The 'Harry Potter' star will pick up the Richard Harris Award - which recognises an outstanding contribution to...

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Michelle Williams To Receive Palm Springs Acting Honour

23rd November 2011

Michelle Williams is to be honoured at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.The 'My Week with Marilyn' actress will pick up the Desert Palm Achievement Actress Award at a special gala on January 7 next...

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Dame Helen Mirren Backing Elderly Fuel Allowance Initiative

17th November 2011

Dame Helen Mirren has become the latest British star to forfeit her share of a government grant to help elderly people in the U.K. keep warm this winter (11).Officials award every citizen over the age...

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Dame Helen Mirren And Stella Mccartney Hand Over Coats For Charity

14th November 2011

Dame Helen Mirren and Stella Mccartney are among the fashionable stars who are donating their coats to help keep Britain's elderly warm during winter.Supermodel Elle MACpherson has also donated a jacket to the Donate A...

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Al Pacino Threw Dame Helen Mirren Off Set

14th November 2011

Dame Helen Mirren was once booted from a movie set by Al Pacino after she paid him a visit to watch him work.The British actress' husband Taylor Hackford directed Pacino in 1997 movie The Devil's...

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Russell Brand Producing President Comedy

14th November 2011

Russell Brand is to play a "sexy hippie" in 'The President Stole My Girlfriend'. The British comedy actor will produce and star in the forthcoming comedy, which has been written by Matt Portenoy, which was...

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Kate Winslet Immortalised In Wax

9th November 2011

Kate Winslet has been immortalised in wax.The 'Titanic' actress has been given her own replica waxwork model at top London attraction Madame Tussauds and her lookalike is being exhibited alongside other British acting talents such...

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Twilight Stars To Get Handprint Honour

18th October 2011

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner's hand and footprints are to be immortalised in concrete.The 'Twilight Saga' trio - who play Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black in the vampire romance franchise -...

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