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Double Recognition For Winslet From Actors' Union

18th December 2008

Kate Winslet has received a further two nominations for her upcoming films Revolutionary Road and The Reader.The British actress was nominated for best actress for the former and best supporting actress for the latter when...

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Abba Sinks Titanic In U.k.

17th December 2008

The 10-year-old box-office record held by Titanic in the U.K. has been broken by the oddest of challengers, the Abba musical Mamma Mia!, starring Meryl Streep. As of Monday, the movie had earned $107.7 million,...

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Mamma Mia Breaks Titanic's UK Box Office Record

16th December 2008

Musical Mamma Mia! has become the highest grossing film ever released in the UK, surpassing Titanic's record. The West End adaptation has taken 69,066,035 to become the most successful film of all time at the...

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Movie Reviews Doubt

15th December 2008

"I know people who are absolutely certain what conclusion they should draw from this film. They disagree," writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times about John Patrick Stanley's Doubt , starring Meryl Streep and Philip...

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Streep 'Too Ugly' For King Kong Role

15th December 2008

MERYL STREEP was rejected for a role in 1976 movie KING KONG by film maker DINO DE LAURENTIS, who told her she was too ugly. The Oscar winner landed an audition with the veteran Italian...

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Streep Refuses To Campaign For Awards

13th December 2008

MERYL STREEP wants to outlaw the practise of campaigning for big awards, because she hates the idea of seeing the star with the best ad grabbing the top prize. The two-time Oscar winner is entering...

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Golden Globe Nominees Announced

11th December 2008

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , in which Brad Pitt portrays a man who ages backwards, tied for the most Golden Globe nominations today (Thursday), including best actor in a drama (for Pitt), best...

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Streep Scared To Take New Roles

11th December 2008

Hollywood star MERYL STREEP still gets insecure when she takes on a new movie role. The veteran actress has been nominated for an Academy Award 14 times and has starred in more than 45 films,...

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Streep Eyes Mamma Mia! Sequel

3rd December 2008

Veteran actress MERYL STREEP is keen to bring movie musical MAMMA MIA! back to the big screen for a second time - but only if movie bosses can "get those fabulous boys back". Streep starred...

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Streep Shortlisted For Two Movie Awards

1st December 2008

MERYL STREEP is up for a double delight at the 13th annual Satellite Awards - she has been nominated for two Best Actress gongs. The Oscar winner has been shortlisted in the Motion Picture -...

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Streep: 'De Laurentiis Called Me A Pig'

29th November 2008

Movie mogul DINO DE LAURENTIIS was so appalled when a young MERYL STREEP was brought in to audition for him for KING KONG - he called her a "pig". The moviemaker/producer, who eventually picked Jessica...

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Portman Pulled Out Of Doubt Over Nun Portrayal

27th November 2008

NATALIE PORTMAN turned down the chance to play a nun opposite movie great MERYL STREEP in DOUBT - because she can't get her head around celibacy. The actress was at one point very interested in...

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Fascinating Fact 6439

25th November 2008

Movie musical MAMMA MIA! has become the fastest-selling DVD in the U.K. in history - after shifting more than 1.5 million copies on its first day of release. The film, which stars MERYL STREEP and...

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Fascinating Fact 6438

25th November 2008

Movie musical MAMMA MIA! has become the fastest-selling DVD in the U.K. in history - after shifting more than 1.5 million copies on its first day of release. The film, which stars MERYL STREEP and...

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Strike Opposition Grows

25th November 2008

Even while the Screen Actors Guild was engaged in talks with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers under the aegis of a federal mediator, its leaders were meeting secretly with high-profile actors urging...

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Streep Gets Oscar Boost From Jones

10th November 2008

Revered U.S. thespian CHERRY JONES has given MERYL STREEP a huge Oscar boost - by heaping praise on the movie great for playing a film role she won a Tony Award for. Jones was stunned...

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The Things They Say 10127

6th November 2008

"Whenever MERYL STREEP has a movie like DOUBT, she is the sole front-runner. I haven't even seen it (film) and I know I'm not going to beat that." ANNE HATHAWAY doesn't fancy her Oscar chances...

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Mamma Mia! Is Biggest British Film Ever At UK Box Office

29th October 2008

Mamma Mia! has become the most successful British film of all time at the UK box office, it has been confirmed.The musical adaptation's British haul recently reached 66,995,244, making it the second highest-grossing film of...

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Martin + Baldwin To Spar Over Streep

14th October 2008

Funnyman STEVE MARTIN will do battle with actor ALEC BALDWIN for the affections of MERYL STREEP in an upcoming movie. Martin will be plunged into a love triangle with the pair, two months after it...

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The Things They Say 9483

15th September 2008

"I'm not MERYL STREEP. You don't ask SEAN CONNERY to play with a French accent." Actress SHIRLEY MACLAINE refused to change her American dialect to play French fashion legend COCO CHANEL....

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Britain Launches Movie Awards Season

10th September 2008

A British movie awards ceremony got a jump on all the others Tuesday night when the National Movie Awards, whose winners are decided by popular vote, gave top prizes to Mamma Mia! for best musical;...

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The Things They Say 9430

8th September 2008

"It's what acting is really about - finding those roles where you can disappear. It's not about the celeb thing. There are those like DANIEL DAY-LEWIS, CHRISTIAN BALE, MERYL STREEP, CATE BLANCHETT, who transport you....

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Baldwin To Jump Into Bed With Streep

15th August 2008

ALEC BALDWIN is to get caught up in a love triangle with MERYL STREEP, in a new romantic comedy movie. Streep is already signed to the project and Baldwin is in talks to join her...

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The Things They Say 9154

11th August 2008

"Just when I hit my early 30s, I started to have feelings that there's room for everybody and I don't have to be - nor could I be - MERYL STREEP. I can forge my...

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Streep Ashamed Of Out Of Africa Audition

10th August 2008

MERYL STREEP will always be ashamed of the lengths she went too to land the lead role in hit film OUT OF AFRICA - after director SYDNEY POLLACK revealed he didn't think she was sexy...

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Gold Success Hints At New Abba Revival

3rd August 2008

The Abba revival is refusing to go away just yet after the group's greatest hits was confirmed as the UK's top-selling album of the last week.Gold: Greatest Hits swaps places with Coldplay's Viva la Vida...

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The Things They Say 9064

3rd August 2008

"Doing it simply means you can now play women who have had face-lifts." MAMMA MIA! star MERYL STREEP reveals the effects of cosmetic surgery on her career....

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Wall-e Unable To Topple Mamma Mia! At UK Box Office

23rd July 2008

WALL-E has entered the UK box office charts in second with Mamma Mia! holding firm in pole position.The new Disney/Pixar animation took 4.25 million in its first three days on release to debut in second...

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Mamma Mia! Soundtrack Gives Abba First Us Top Ten Album

22nd July 2008

The soundtrack to hit musical Mamma Mia! has given Abba their first US top ten album.The collection of Abba songs sung by the cast of the UK's number one movie debuted at number seven in...

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The Things They Say 8934

19th July 2008

"I think they made soup out of them." MERYL STREEP jokes about what became of the unfetching overalls she wears as hotel owner DONNA in movie musical MAMMA MIA!...

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