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What Is It About Brown University? Famous Alumni

By George Percival | 6th June 2014

Like the English elite University hegemony of Oxford and Cambridge, the US Ivy League produces a vast array of talent in various fields. The majority of the political elite pass through the likes of Harvard...

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Laura Linney To Play Sherlock Holmes' Housekeeper In New Condon Film

7th May 2014

Laura Linney has signed on to play Sherlock Holmes' housekeeper in a new movie about the literary detective as an old man.Sir Ian MCKellen will play the aged Holmes in director Bill Condon's A Slight...

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Paramount Developing 'The Truman Show' For Tv Adaptation

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th April 2014

For a film that depicted one man’s journey as he unwittingly became a staple diet of American’s TV-watching public, it’s perhaps fitting that The Truman Show should be adapted for the small screen by Paramount.Image:...

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400 Mourners Attend Philip Seymour Hoffman's Funeral

7th February 2014

Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett and Julianne Moore were among the mourners at Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral in New York City today (07.02.14).Approximately 400 of the late actor's friends and family members, including his mother, Marilyn...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Wins Praise For His Portrayal Of Julian Assange In 'The Fifth Estate'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th October 2013

The Fifth Estate has received mixed reviews in time with its release in US cinemas. The film follows the rise of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks to prominence. Although many have described the film as lacking...

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Breaking Bad, Modern Family Lead 2013 Emmy Awards

23rd September 2013

'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' were the big winners at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night (22.09.13).The critically acclaimed Bryan Cranston-starring show - which is due to conclude later this month after five...

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Why Neil Patrick Harris Loves Presenting The Primetime Emmys

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th September 2013

Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday and seems to be excited to do so! This will be the second time Harris has presented the awards, and the 65th time...

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Love After Death: Leland Orser Steps Behind The Camera For 'Morning' [Trailer]

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th August 2013

Leland Orser makes his directorial debut – and stars – in Morning, a film that focuses on the inner torment of two parents after their child dies. This is five days in the life of...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Stars As Julian Assange In Wikileaks Thriller 'The Fifth Estate' [Trailer]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th July 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) stars in The Fifth Estate as Julia Assange. The trailer was released yesterday (17th July) and the film is due out in US cinemas this autumn.Benedict Cumberbatch at the London premiere of...

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The Fifth Estate: Wikileaks Thriller Starring Cumberbatch As Assange [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th July 2013

The Fifth Estate – the WikiLeaks movie already denounced by Julian Assange himself – has its first trailer, in which we see Benedict Cumberbatch star as the founder of the controversial website. The film "traces...

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Laura Linney Urges Women Mentor And Share Experiences At 40th Annual Women In Film Awards

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th June 2013

The 2013 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards were held in Beverly Hills this past Wednesday night and attracted a number of both female and male supporters of equality in the film industry. The...

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Sofia Coppola, Laura Linney And George Lucas Hailed At Crystal + Lucy Awards

13th June 2013

Director Sofia Coppola and actress Laura Linney were the toast of the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards on Wednesday (12Jun13) as they were honoured for their career achievements.The Lost in Translation filmmaker was...

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Laura Linney And Sofia Coppola To Be Honoured At Crystal & Lucy Awards

29th April 2013

Actress Laura Linney, director Sofia Coppola and the female stars of hit Tv drama Mad Men will be celebrated at the 2013 Crystal & Lucy Awards, which honours the top women in the entertainment industry.Mystic...

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Dan Stevens To Walk Among The Tombstones?

13th February 2013

Dan Stevens looks set to star alongside Liam Neeson in 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'. The 30-year-old actor - who quit period drama TV series 'Downton Abbey' last year to pursue a Broadway career -...

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Julian Assange Slams Forthcoming Wikileaks Movie

24th January 2013

Julian Assange has blasted WikiLeaks film 'The Fifth Estate'.The disgraced website founder believes Bill Condon's upcoming Hollywood drama about Assange's early days trying to bring confidential government information into the public domain is a ''massive...

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First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch As Julian Assange In Wikileaks Movie (Photo)

By Michael West | 23rd January 2013

It looks as though producers working on the forthcoming WikiLeaks movie The Fifth Estate have well and truly nailed the casting process. Based on the book by Guardian writers David Leigh and Luke Harding, the...

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Laura Linney: My Appearance Shocks People

20th January 2013

Laura Linney admits people are surprised at how good-looking she is in real life.The 'Hyde Park on Hudson' actress says she is often complimented on her looks as fans don't think she comes across great...

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Laura Linney Slams Social Networks

20th January 2013

Laura Linney thinks social networking encourages bullying.The 'Hyde Park on Hudson' actress isn't a fan of sites such as Facebook or Twitter because as well as allowing users to be subjected to abuse, it also...

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Bill Murray: Modern Comedies Are 'Different'

4th January 2013

Bill Murray thinks modern day comedies are ''different'' from how they use to be.The 62-year-old actor, who is best known for his light-hearted roles in movies including 'Ghostbusters', admits his focus turned to more dramatic...

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Laura Linney: 'Roosevelt's Cousin Was So Much More Than A Companion'

2nd January 2013

Actress Laura Linney played detective to get the truth about her new film character's relationship with former U.S. leader Franklin D. Roosevelt.The star, who portrays Roosevelt's cousin and companion Daisy Stuckley in new movie Hyde...

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Laura Linney Talks History Ahead Of Hyde Park On Hudson

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th December 2012

If there are any fans out there, who particular enjoy the alchemy of film and iconic political figures, then the summer of 2012 will likely go down as your best yet. We've had Steven Spielberg's...

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Bill Murray Carries The Critically Panned Hyde Park On Hudson

7th December 2012

Bill Murray has been praised for portrayal of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.The veteran actor plays the late American president in director Roger Michell's 'Hyde Park on Hudson', which explores his relationship with his distant cousin...

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Hot Tickets! This Weekend’S Us Movie Releases: Hyde Park On Hudson, Playing For Keeps, Lay The Favorite, Bad Kids Go To Hell

By Hayley Avron | 7th December 2012

Kind of a disappointing showing this week folks, best hold on for those Christmas heartwarmers, or, if you’re one of the 56 people left on the globe that haven’t seen Skyfall, that’s probably still showing…Hyde...

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James Mcavoy Drops Out Of Wikileaks Film

29th November 2012

James McAvoy has dropped out of the Wikileaks movie.The 33-year-old actor had been due to appear opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the biopic of the website's disgraced founder Julian Assange, but his commitments to the 'X-Men'...

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Laura Linney To Join Wikileaks Cast?

22nd November 2012

Laura Linney is being lined up to star in the new WikiLeaks film.The 'Love Actually' actress is in talks to join the cast of Bill Condon's upcoming drama about controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with...

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Love Actually Sequel Wanted By Universal

14th May 2012

Universal Pictures president Eddie Cunningham wants a 'Love Actually' sequel.The movie boss admits he would love to ''green light'' a follow-up to the 2003 Richard Curtis-directed romantic comedy - starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth and...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Sees Christina Ricci Strip Down

30th April 2012

Christina Ricci, the American actress known for her roles in 'Ghost Town' and 'Buffalo 66' plays Helena in the Classic Stage Company's new production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The show features modern dress, and...

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Fascinating Fact 13122

24th March 2012

Meryl Streep's actress daughter Mamie Gummer has landed a guest appearance on Laura Linney's hit U.S. drama The Big C. The show's third season begins airing in April (12).

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Fascinating Fact 12761

31st January 2012

Susan Sarandon is joining Laura Linney's TV cancer drama The Big C in a recurring role.

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