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Lupita Nyong'o Discovered Silence Is Golden On English Patient Movie Set

27th November 2013

12 Years A Slave star Lupita Nyong'o learned the art of silence on movie sets from Ralph Fiennes when she was working as a production assistant on The English Patient.The Yale School of Drama graduate...

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Ralph Fiennes To Reunite With Scott Thomas For Dickens Movie

8th February 2012

Ralph Fiennes is set to reteam with his The English Patient co-star Kristin Scott Thomas for a new movie about Charles Dickens.The actor will step behind the camera to make The Invisible Woman, an adaptation...

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Harvey Weinstein To Make James Corden A Hollywood Star

19th January 2012

Harvey Weinstein has vowed to make James Corden a big Hollywood star. The film producer - who has worked on hit films 'The English Patient', 'The Reader' and 'Pulp Fiction' - has been so impressed...

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Firth To Return To The Stage With Scott Thomas

27th March 2011

Oscar winner Colin Firth is planning to leave screen glory behind to re-team with his The English Patient co-star Kristin Scott Thomas in London's West End.The star picked up the coveted Best Actor prize at...

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Colin Firth Happy To Play The Fool

29th November 2010

Colin Firth "relished making a fool" out of himself when filming 'Mamma Mia'. The British actor appeared alongside other A-list stars including Pierce Brosnan and Meryl Streep in the romantic musical film - based on...

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Scott Thomas Flies With The Seagull

1st July 2008

THE ENGLISH PATIENT star KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS is to make her Broadway debut in a revival of ANTON CHEKHOV's THE SEAGULL. The actress will play Arkadina opposite Peter Sarsgaard when the play opens on 1...

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Scott Thomas 'Saved' By Astrology

2nd May 2008

THE ENGLISH PATIENT star KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS found an unlikely saviour in the form of astrology - which she claims helped rid her of her demons. The actress used to have severe emotional problems and...

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Fiennes Caught In 'Pool Romp'

6th March 2007

English actor RALPH FIENNES incurred the wrath of a Belgium hotel boss after he reportedly frolicked naked in a swimming pool with four women. British newspaper The Sun reports THE ENGLISH PATIENT star, 44, and...

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Fiennes Moved By Indian Aids Sufferers' Struggles

31st January 2007

Movie star RALPH FIENNES has been moved by a low-key five-day UNICEF mission he undertook, during which he visited AIDS-ravaged villages in rural India. THE ENGLISH PATIENT told journalists in India earlier today (31JAN07) that...

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Minghella Cuts Flower Tributes To Bomb Victims From His Film

19th January 2007

THE ENGLISH PATIENT director ANTHONY MINGHELLA was forced to cut footage of the 7/7 London bombings out of his new movie because it looked as if he was using the tragedy in the film. One...

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Wright Penn Missed Out On The English Patient

20th December 2006

Actress ROBIN WRIGHT PENN had to turn down the chance to work with British writer/director ANTHONY MINGHELLA on THE ENGLISH PATIENT because she was a new mum. The American movie star was Minghella's first choice...

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Zaentz Sues Studios For English Patient Cash

1st December 2006

Movie mogul SAUL ZAENTZ is suing movie studios Miramax and Disney for the $20 million (GBP10.2 million) he claims he's owed for producing Oscar-winning film THE ENGLISH PATIENT a decade ago (96). Zaentz claims he...

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Fiennes Dating New Love

9th October 2006

British actor RALPH FIENNES has reportedly found love again - with a Northern Irish interior designer. THE ENGLISH PATIENT star split from longterm love FRANCESCA ANNIS in February (06) amid claims he had a two-year...

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Minghella Pays Tribute To Immigrants

13th September 2006

Oscar-winning director ANTHONY MINGHELLA has paid tribute to the "invisible people" who make up Britain's immigrant population. THE ENGLISH PATIENT film-maker, whose new movie BREAKING AND ENTERING charts a Bosnian refugee's struggles in London, is...

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Poitier, Weisz + Minghella To Be Honoured At Britannia Awards

9th August 2006

SIDNEY POITIER, RACHEL WEISZ and director ANTHONY MINGHELLA will receive Britannia Awards from the Los Angeles chapter of the British Academy of Film + Television Arts in October (06). Poitier will be only the second...

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Scott Thomas To Meet Mr Right In November

8th August 2006

English actress KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS is set to meet her dream man in November (06) - according to her psychic. THE ENGLISH PATIENT beauty, 46, split from French husband, obstetrician FRANCOIS OLIVIENNES, last year (05)...

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Scott Thomas Keeps Stage Threat

31st July 2006

LATEST: KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS has kept her threat to ditch Hollywood in favour of the stage after signing up for a part in a London production of ANTON CHEKHOV's THE SEAGULL. THE ENGLISH PATIENT star,...

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Scott Thomas Turns Her Back On 'Ageist' Hollywood

16th July 2006

Actress KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS is ditching Hollywood in favour of the stage because she's so fed up of the ageism she encounters from casting directors. THE ENGLISH PATIENT star, 49, is tired of losing out...

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Andrews Misses Lost Co-star Grace

10th July 2006

British actor NAVEEN ANDREWS is pining for his former LOST co-star MAGGIE GRACE after her character died in the second series of the hit show. THE ENGLISH PATIENT star grew close to the sexy actress,...

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English Patient And Clockwork Orange Among Top Adaptations

19th April 2006

Desert romance THE ENGLISH PATIENT, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE and gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN have been included in a shortlist of the best 50 books to make it to the big screen. The list, compiled...

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Andrews Vows Never To Return To London

17th August 2005

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS has vowed never to return to his native London, because the city provides painful memories of his alcohol and heroin addictions. The actor, who also starred in the Oscar-winning movie...

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Lost Star's Love-child Scandal

12th August 2005

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS was branded a 'prostitute' by his own father for having a scandalous affair with his teacher during his teenage years. The British actor, now 36, fell in love with GERALDONE...

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Weinstein Brothers Agree To Leave Miramax

30th March 2005

Movie mogul brothers HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN will cease to be co-chief executives at the DISNEY-owned film production company MIRAMAX in September (05). The pair, who founded the hugely successful firm 25 years ago,...

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Minghella Eyes London

22nd October 2004

English director ANTHONY MINGHELLA is returning to Britain to film his next movie, after a string of foreign-set blockbusters. The Isle Of Wight-born star filmed his most recent hit COLD MOUNTAIN in Romania, his...

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Minghella Takes On Opera

5th October 2004

British movie maker ANTHONY MINGHELLA is set to put his skills to the test next year (05) by directing his first opera. THE ENGLISH PATIENT director has teamed up with the ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA...

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Lord Of The Rings Sued By Top Producer

19th August 2004

The studio behind the LORD OF THE RINGS movie trilogy is being sued for $20 million (GBP11.1 million) by movie and music mogul SAUL ZAENTZ in regard to alleged unpaid royalties. Zaentz's claim...

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Minghella Joins English National Opera

29th July 2004

OSCAR-winning director ANTHONY MINGHELLA has signed up to head a production of PUCCINI's MADAME BUTTERFLY for the ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (ENO). The opera is planned to open at the London Coliseum in October 2005...

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Caine Teams Up With Enchanted Devito

14th May 2004

GET CARTER legend MICHAEL CAINE is being lined up to appear alongside funnyman DANNY DeVITO in a new low-budget fairytale movie. THE NATURE OF ENCHANTMENT sees Caine take on the role of psychiatrist DR...

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Paltrow Voted Worst Oscar Winner

1st March 2004

Pregnant actress GWYNETH PALTROW and Antipodean star RUSSELL CROWE have been voted the worst ever OSCAR-winners in a new poll. Her weepy acceptance speech for the Best Actress ACADEMY AWARD for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE...

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Monty Python And The Holy Grail 'Greatest British Film'

13th February 2004

Irreverent comedy MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL has surprisingly triumphed in a new comprehensive poll of the greatest British films of all time. The 1975 movie beat STANLEY KUBRICK's A CLOCKWORK ORANGE into...

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