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Monsters University Earns $82.4 Million On Its Opening Weekend

By Elinor Cosgrave | 25th June 2013

Monsters University, the prequel to Monsters Inc., has done extremely well during its first weekend of release. The Disney Pixar animation has made $82.4 million, placing it ahead of World War Z and Superman: Man...

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A New Scare Record! Monsters University Defeats World War Z At Box Office

By Lauren James | 24th June 2013

Pixar's Monsters University sits atop of the North American film charts with takings of over $80 million in its first weekend of opening, beating rival Paramount Pictures' World War Z, which took $66 million (£42.74m)....

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Mirren And Hopkins Are A 'Match Made In Heaven'

20th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren says she and Sir Anthony Hopkins are a ''match made in heaven''.The 67-year-old actress starred alongside the 75-year-old actor in 'Hitchcock' - a biographical film about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's...

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Helen Mirren To Be New Face Of Marks + Spencer?

18th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren is reportedly the new face of Marks & Spencer. The 67-year-old actress is rumoured to have been photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the British brand's new campaign after she was spotted taking...

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Helen Mirren Breaks Theatre Initiative Record

18th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren's hit West End play The Audience has broken theatre-to-cinema records after 110,000 fans checked out her latest performance as Queen Elizabeth Ii last week (13Jun13).The live broadcast of the production, which was...

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Helen Mirren Struggling To Find Shakespeare Roles

11th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren has avoided starring in any Shakespearean plays over the last few years as she is convinced The Bard didn't write enough good roles for older women.The 67 year old began her acting...

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Helen Mirren: 'Doctor Who Should Be A Woman'

11th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren has dismissed rumours suggesting she will be the next Doctor Who, but she is adamant a woman should be hired to take the lead role in the iconic British Tv show.The Queen...

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Helen Mirren Honours Life-saving Volunteers

11th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren was on hand to help honour volunteer life-savers at a ceremony in London over the weekend (08-09Jun13).Mirren's pal, publicity chief Chris Worwood, suffered a cardiac arrest at a red carpet screening of...

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Helen Mirren 'Hopeless' At Voice Acting

10th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren is ''hopeless'' at voice acting.The actress, who lends her voice to Dean Hardscrabble in Disney-Pixar's 'Monsters University', is known for her incredible presence on the stage and screen and found it a...

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Super Helen Mirren Can’T Do Voice Overs!

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th June 2013

As a national treasure, we’re used to the idea that Helen Mirren can do pretty much everything. Not just within the world of acting, either; we reckon she could comfortably run the country or throw...

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Helen Mirren To Star In Hundred-foot Journey

4th June 2013

Dame Helen Mirren is rumoured to be starring in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'.The 67-year-old actress could take on the lead role of famous chef Madame Mallory in the film adaptation of Richard C. Morais' well-reviewed novel,...

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Fascinating Fact: 3701633

4th June 2013

Garden gnomes decorated by stars including Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith for this year's (13) Chelsea Flower Show in London have raised $43,000 (£28,000) for charity. Sir Elton John's gnome was the star...

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Time For A Female Dr. Who? We Think So! But Who Could It Be?

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd June 2013

The BBC, as a publically funded broadcaster, has to represent the changing attitudes of a nation. And this nation wants a female Dr. Who, so who could fill those time-travelling boots?Well Helen Mirren would love...

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Helen Mirren Supports Band At London Gay Rights Festival

27th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren made amends with a group of drummers she berated for disrupting her performance in The Audience earlier this month (May13) by watching them perform at a London festival on Sunday (26May13).The veteran...

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Helen Mirren Backing Military Charity After Soldier Murder

24th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren has called on her fellow Brits to rally behind a military support charity after a soldier was brutally murdered on the streets of London on Wednesday (22May13).The country was left in shock...

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Luke Treadaway Spearheading Star-studded Autism Fundraiser

23rd May 2013

British actor Luke Treadaway has recruited Dame Helen Mirren and Doctor Who star Matt Smith to take part in his upcoming gala to raise money for autism charities.The 28-year-old Clash of the Titans star was...

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Dame Helen Mirren Grants Dying Fan's Wish

19th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren thrilled a terminally ill young fan by dressing as Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii and inviting him to join her for tea.The actress reached out to 10-year-old schoolboy Oliver Burton, who is battling...

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Monsters University Was 'Hard' To Make

14th May 2013

'Monsters University' was ''hard'' to make.The upcoming animated flick marks the first prequel produced by Pixar Animations - the Disney-owned studio behind the original 'Monsters, Inc.' and the 'Toy Story' movies - and producer Kori...

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Dame Helen Mirren Says She Would 'Do The Same Again' After Drummer Outburst

By Joe Wilde | 7th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren well and truly went against character during a recent performance as Queen Elizabeth II in the stage show The Audience, when she stormed from the stage to yell at a group of...

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Helen Mirren Horrified After Realising Her Theatre Outburst Was Filmed

7th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren felt mortified for losing her temper at a group of street performers in London on Saturday (04May13) after realising onlookers were filming her outburst on their camera phones.The actress stormed out of...

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Helen Mirren Makes Amends For Theatre Outburst

6th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren attempted to make amends for her outburst at a group of drummers on Saturday (04May13) by sporting a homemade T-shirt promoting their cause.The veteran actress stormed out of the Gielgud Theatre in...

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Dame Helen Mirren Blasts Dance Troop For Interrupting Her Turn As The Queen

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th May 2013

If there’s one thing you don’t do, it’s make a load of noise while Helen Mirren is doing her best to portray The Queen. That’s what troupe of performers outside London’s Gielgud theatre did, and...

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Dame Helen Mirren Leaves Theatre To Scold Noisy Street Band

6th May 2013

Dame Helen Mirren stunned onlookers when she stormed out of a London theatre on Saturday (04May13) to scold noisy street performers while in her costume as Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii.The 67-year-old Brit flew into a...

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Dame Helen Mirren Dress 'Celebration' For Nicholas Oakwell

2nd May 2013

Dressing Dame Helen Mirren for the BAFTAs was a ''celebration'' for Nicholas Oakwell.The British designer was over the moon when the award-winning actress wore his floor length off-white gown to the ceremony in February -...

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Dame Helen Mirren Eclipsed By 'Curious Incident' At Olivier Awards

By Contributor | 30th April 2013

It’s rare that Dame Helen Mirren is left in the shadows, but that’s exactly what happened at the annual Olivier Awards as – despite taking the best actress award – she had to take a...

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Luke Treadaway Upsets The Odds To Win Best Actor Olivier Award [Photos]

By Michael West | 29th April 2013

Luke Treadaway, the British actor often dubbed a 'rising star' in the industry, won best actor at a glitzy Olivier Awards ceremony in London on Sunday (April 28, 2013). The National Theatre's adaptation of Mark...

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Helen Mirren Wins First Olivier Award

29th April 2013

Dame Helen Mirren has won her first ever Olivier Award.The 67-year-old actress picked up the prestigious Best actress award for her role as Queen Elizabeth the II in Stephen Daldry's 'The Audience' at the ceremony...

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time And Dame Helen Mirren Sweep Up At The Oliviers Awards

By Joe Wilde | 29th April 2013

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time became the second consecutive play to bring home a massive haul of seven trophies at the Olivier Awards, with the stage adaption of Mark Haddon’s bestselling...

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New Monsters University Trailer Introduces Helen Mirren's Dean Hardscrabble [Trailer & Pictures]

By Michael West | 26th April 2013

Mike and Sulley enter the Oozma Kappa houseThe new worldwide trailer for Disney/Pixar's Monsters University introduces Helen Mirren's character Dean Hardscrabble whilst also featuring Steve Buscemi, John Krasinski, Alfred Molini and, of course, Billy Crystal...

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Margaret Thatcher Tribute Set For Helen Mirren Play

8th April 2013

The cast of Dame Helen Mirren's West End play will pay tribute to late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during Monday night's (08Apr13) show in the hours after her death.The play features Mirren as Queen...

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