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The Queen Star Buys A Castle

2nd April 2007

THE QUEEN Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has bought her own castle in southern Italy. The 60-year-old actress has paid $1.25 million (GBP680,000) for the run-down 500-year-old estate in Puglia, which is within walking distance...

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Christmas Bonanza For Us Film Fans

2nd April 2007

JOHNNY DEPP, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, DAME HELEN MIRREN and NICOLAS CAGE are serving up a Christmas treat for US moviegoers - they're blockbuster new movies will hit cinemas on 21 December (07). Depp's SWEENEY TODD musical,...

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Mirren To Play Cage's Mother

30th March 2007

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN is set to play NICOLAS CAGE's mother in the sequel to action adventure NATIONAL TREASURE. THE QUEEN star will join ED HARRIS in the movie, NATIONAL TREASURE: THE BOOK OF...

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Ok Go Win A Youtube 'Oscar'

27th March 2007

Indie pop band OK GO won most creative video for their strangely captivating music video for Here It Goes Again in video-sharing site YouTube's first 'Oscars'.The clip sees the Chicago-based rockers doing an elaborately choreographed...

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Fascinating Fact 3008

20th March 2007

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN refuses to leave home without a quirky gift from the producers of hit film THE QUEEN - a bracelet with the inscription 'Ladies + Gentlemen. I give you The Queen.'...

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Fry: British Accents Behind Oscar Success

20th March 2007

British comedian Stephen Fry has questioned the merits of his compatriots' acting in Hollywood, after suggesting they benefited from their plummy accents. The star of Jeeves and Wooster and resident host of QI was interviewed...

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Margaret Thatcher Movie

20th March 2007

A biopic of former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER is being made by the BBC and Pathe Films. Hoping to capture the success of DAME HELEN MIRREN hit THE QUEEN, filmmakers will focus on...

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Stephen Fry: 'Brits Are Overrated In Hollywood'

20th March 2007

British actors excel in Hollywood because Americans are "fooled" and seduced by their accents, according to celebrated thespian STEPHEN FRY. Brits DAME HELEN MIRREN, JEREMY IRONS, BILL NIGHY, EMILY BLUNT and HUGH LAURIE all won...

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Hackford To Take A Leap Of Faith

19th March 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN's moviemaker husband, TAYLOR HACKFORD, is set to make his debut as a Broadway musical director after signing on to take charge of new show LEAP OF FAITH. The RAY director latest project...

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Ferguson: 'The Queen Is An Amazing Woman'

16th March 2007

Former British royal SARAH FERGUSON was so moved by DAME HELEN MIRREN's performance in THE QUEEN she broke down in tears. The Duchess Of York admits she found the Oscar winner's onscreen portrayal of British...

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Mirren Crowned 'Tv Queen'

14th March 2007

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren has proved that while she may now rule the roost in Hollywood, she can still boast a commanding presence on Britain's small screen. The star, who recently won an Academy...

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Mirren Sells New Orleans Dream Home

14th March 2007

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has sold the New Orleans, Louisiana "Creole cottage" home she showed off in top design magazine Architectural Digest. But the actress and moviemaker husband TAYLOR HACKFORD still have property in...

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Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

14th March 2007

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

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Mirren Not A Big Drinker Anymore

10th March 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN can't celebrate her success like she once did because she no longer likes the taste of alcohol. The Oscar-winning actress admits she's a little distressed that she no longer drinks like she...

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Hackford's Berry Documentary Wins Top Honours At Dvd Awards

9th March 2007

Filmmaker TAYLOR HACKFORD's documentary CHUCK BERRY: HAIL! HAIL! ROCK 'N' ROLL was named Best of Show at the 2007 Music DVD Awards in Hollywood this week (06MAR07). The RAY director - husband to Oscar winner...

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Winslet Settles Weight Loss Libel Case

9th March 2007

Kate Winslet has accepted a settlement from a leading publisher after successfully challenging an article claiming she had sought medical help to lose weight.Grazia magazine, which is owned by UK publishing firm Emap, wrongly stated...

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Mirren's Phone Fear

9th March 2007

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN can't live without her answer machine, because it means she doesn't have to face her fear of phones. THE QUEEN actress, 61, hates using the phone and goes out of...

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Mirren Shows Off Her New Orleans Home

8th March 2007

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN has opened the doors of her New Orleans, Louisiana home for a new spread in Architectural Digest magazine. THE QUEEN star allowed cameras to capture the renovated bungalow she shares...

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Kelly Osbourne Praises 'Natural' Mirren

7th March 2007

Rock offspring KELLY OSBOURNE has made a veiled swipe at her mother SHARON's love for cosmetic surgery, after praising Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN for ageing "gracefully". Sharon has spoken openly about her extensive plastic...

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Mirren: 'Happiness Is My Beauty Secret'

5th March 2007

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN claims the key to her youthful looks is simple - being happy. The Oscar winner - who won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role as British monarch ELIZABETH II...

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Dench Missed Oscars For Knee Op

5th March 2007

Film and theatre legend DAME JUDI DENCH missed the Oscars last week (25FEB07) because she was undergoing surgery on her knee. The 72-year-old actress was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance...

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Cruz And Mirren Celebrate Prosthetic Bottoms

4th March 2007

Hollywood actress PENELOPE CRUZ was forced to wear a prosthetic bottom for her role in VOLVER - but was "relieved" to hear DAME HELEN MIRREN had suffered the same fate for THE QUEEN. And although...

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Mirren Nominated For Tv Award

1st March 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN is looking to follow-up her Oscars success next month (13MAR07) with a small screen acting honour at the Royal Television Society Awards. Mirren has been nominated for Best Actress at the London...

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Mirren And Oscar Welcomed In London

28th February 2007

Academy award-winner DAME HELEN MIRREN received a standing ovation from fellow travellers at London's Heathrow airport as she arrived home from the Oscars on Tuesday (27FEB07). THE QUEEN star, who won the coveted gong for...

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Mirren Picked Up Oscar Without Underwear

28th February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN has confessed she wasn't wearing any underwear when she collected her Best Actress Oscar on Sunday (25FEB07) night. The 61-year-old, who was honoured for her role in THE QUEEN, was wearing a...

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Mirren Laughs Off Royal Invitation Rumours

27th February 2007

LATEST: DAME HELEN MIRREN has categorically dismissed reports she's been invited to visit QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in the wake of her success in the movie THE QUEEN. Oscar-winner Mirren was said to...

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Mirren: 'I Want To Play Royal Camilla'

27th February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN would love to play British royal CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL in a new biopic. Fresh from her Best Actress Academy Award win as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN on Sunday (25FEB07)...

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Degeneres In Tears Over Oscars Feat

27th February 2007

Oscars host ELLEN DeGENERES burst into tears on her live post-Academy Awards TV talk show yesterday (26FEB07), after a string of celebrities poured praise on her via video. The humbled comedienne fought to regain composure...

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The Things They Say 4177

27th February 2007

"It was all made for me so I didn't have to have any underwear... It held me like two angels hands... I cried when I put it on, it's a work of art." DAME HELEN...

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Mirren Almost Turned Down Royal Role

27th February 2007

Oscar winner DAME HELEN MIRREN nearly missed out on portraying ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN, because she didn't think she would do the British monarch justice. On Sunday (25FEB07) night, the 61-year-old won the Best...

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