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Richard Chamberlain To Tackle Musical Favourite At Aids Benefit

7th May 2014

Veteran actor Richard Chamberlain will take to the stage to sing a classic tune from My Fair Lady at an Aids charity benefit on Saturday night (10May14).The Dr. Kildare star will perform at the 30th...

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My Fair Lady Adaptation Shelved

1st April 2014

The long-awaited remake of My Fair Lady has been shelved, according to Emma Thompson.The British actress wrote the screenplay for a reboot of the 1964 musical which starred Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle, but the...

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David Walliams And Sheridan Smith Reunite For My Fair Lady

30th December 2013

British funnyman David Walliams is set to reunite with actress Sheridan Smith for a new West End production of My Fair Lady.Walliams first appeared alongside the Quartet star in a stage version of William Shakespeare's...

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Ralph Fiennes In The Running For My Fair Lady - Report

4th July 2013

Skyfall star Ralph Fiennes has emerged as the frontrunner to play Henry Higgins in a new Broadway production of beloved musical My Fair Lady.Music mogul Clive Davis is working on the show with director Bartlett...

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Clive Davis To Offer Anne Hathaway Broadway Lead In My Fair Lady

21st February 2013

Music mogul Clive Davis has set his sights of persuading Anne Hathaway to star in a planned Broadway revival of stage hit My Fair Lady following her Oscar-nominated performance in movie musical Les Miserables.The man...

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Dominic West Lands My Fair Lady Role

20th July 2012

Actor Dominic West is to put his singing skills to the test after landing a leading role in a new U.K. production of My Fair Lady.The Wire star will play Professor Henry Higgins in the...

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Thompson: 'Hepburn Couldn't Act'

9th August 2010

EMMA THOMPSON can't wait to see AUDREY HEPBURN replaced in a remake of MY FAIR LADY - because she's convinced the star couldn't sing or act.Thompson is currently drafting a screenplay for the upcoming reworking...

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Mulligan Will Star In My Fair Lady, Says Thompson

29th March 2010

British actress CAREY MULLIGAN has agreed to play the lead in the big screen remake of MY FAIR LADY, according to the movie's writer EMMA THOMPSON.The An Education star dismissed speculation earlier this month (Mar10)...

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Mulligan Is No Fair Lady

19th February 2010

British actress CAREY MULLIGAN is the latest star to dismiss rumours she is set to appear as the lead in a big screen remake of MY FAIR LADY.Keira Knightley was tipped to take the part...

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Portman Is No Fair Lady

18th February 2010

A representative for NATALIE PORTMAN has dismissed rumours she's been lined up for the lead role in a remake of MY FAIR LADY.Keira Knightley was tipped to take the part of Eliza Doolittle, which was...

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Knightley Is No Fair Lady

15th January 2010

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has withdrawn from the race to win the lead role in the upcoming MY FAIR LADY remake after waiting more than two years for the movie to begin production.The actress read for the...

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Wright Dismisses My Fair Lady Reports

2nd November 2009

Director JOE WRIGHT has laughed off reports he is set to head up the remake of MY FAIR LADY, insisting he is not connected to the picture.Daily Variety claimed Wright would be reteaming with Keira...

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Fascinating Fact 8094

6th October 2009

British actor STANLEY HOLLOWAY - who appeared in classic movies including MY FAIR LADY and BRIEF ENCOUNTER - is to be honoured by English Heritage. The home in east London where he was born has...

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Knightley Waits For My Fair Lady Role

13th March 2009

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is begging studio bosses to finally cast her as the lead in the remake of MY FAIR LADY - because she's been preparing for the part for two years. Reports have been circulating since...

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Knightley Still Waiting On My Fair Lady Confirmation

17th September 2008

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY insists she hasn't secured the lead role in the remake of MY FAIR LADY just yet, despite reports to the contrary. The Pirates of the Caribbean star is the favourite to take...

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Knightley Got Drunk For My Fair Lady Audition

3rd August 2008

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY won her lead part in the forthcoming MY FAIR LADY remake by arriving at the audition drunk. The British actress was so anxious about meeting theatre impresario Cameron MACkintosh to try out for...

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Thompson To Pen My Fair Lady Remake

17th July 2008

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has been commissioned to pen a screenplay for a MY FAIR LADY remake. The Howards End star won an Oscar for adapting Sense + Sensibility for the big screen and now...

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Knightley Prepares For My Fair Lady Lead

6th June 2008

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is in talks to play flower girl ELIZA DOOLITTLE in a MY FAIR LADY remake. The British actress is the favourite to take Audrey Hepburn's iconic role in the update of the 1964...

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Frasier Stars Reunite

5th March 2007

FRASIER stars KELSEY GRAMMER, DAVID HYDE PIERCE and JOHN MAHONEY were reunited last week (ends04MAR07), after an American newspaper brought the three actors together for a photoshoot. The actors, who appeared on the American sitcom...

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Everett To Make Unlikely Henry Higgins

22nd January 2007

British actor RUPERT EVERETT is taking a break from the silver screen to play the unlikely lead in GEORGE BERNARD SHAW's PYGMALION. The production, which opens in London later this year (07), will see the...

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Grammer Gets Proper In My Fair Lady

10th January 2007

Former FRASIER star KELSEY GRAMMER is set to hit the stage in a new New York Philharmonic production of musical MY FAIR LADY. Grammer will portray grammar pedant PROFESSOR HENRY HIGGINS in four semi-staged performances...

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Knightley's No Fair Lady

18th May 2006

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has been ruled out of a film or theatre part in cockney classic MY FAIR LADY, after acclaimed director SIR TREVOR NUNN insisted he was perfectly happy with his present leading...

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Keira Goes Cockney

9th April 2006

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is expected to hit London's West End in the challenging role of ELIZA DOOLITTLE in a stage production of MY FAIR LADY. Knightley is reportedly "desperate" to play the cockney flower...

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Chicago, Oliver! + My Fair Lady Are 'Worst' Oscar Winners

28th February 2006

Musicals CHICAGO, OLIVER! and MY FAIR LADY feature on a new top 10 Worst Oscar Winners list. Editors of movie magazine Premiere have come up with the best and worst Academy Award Best Picture...

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Fascinating Fact 649

9th December 2005

Original manuscripts from classic films including CASABLANCA, CITIZEN KANE and MY FAIR LADY have been recovered by Los Angeles police in a derelict house, after a raid to investigate a spate of robberies in the...

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Watts Recalls The Moment She Knew She Had To Act

9th December 2005

Hollywood star NAOMI WATTS knew she wanted to become an actress from the moment she saw her mother star in a stage production as a little girl. The KING KONG beauty was only a...

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Broadway Star Rittmann Dies

7th March 2005

Broadway choreographer TRUDE RITTMANN has died of respiratory failure. She was 96.0 Rittmann arranged dance and vocal sequences for such esteemed musicals as CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC, THE KING AND I, MY FAIR LADY and...

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No Comeback For Dame Julie's Voice

26th September 2004

Actress DAME JULIE ANDREWS has given up hope of her singing voice returning, despite singing in a film for the first time in seven years. The 68-year-old SOUND OF MUSIC star had her...

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Actresses Compete To Strip With Young

8th September 2004

Musical stars MARTINE McCUTCHEON and DENISE VAN OUTEN are battling for the chance to strip with POP IDOL winner WILL YOUNG in a new film. The sexy ladies are competing to play the LEAVE...

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Hepburn Wanted Andrews To Play Doolittle Role

22nd June 2004

AUDREY HEPBURN thought JULIE ANDREWS should have taken the lead role in 1964 movie classic MY FAIR LADY, according to the SOUND OF MUSIC star. Andrews - who played ELIZA DOOLITTLE on stage -...

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