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Steve Carell Is Almost Unrecognisable In 'Foxcatcher' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th July 2014

Steve Carell is almost unrecognisable as paranoid schizophrenia and wrestling obsessive John du Pont in the upcoming film Foxcatcher. Directed by Bennett Miller who was responsible for such films as Capote, the film is based...

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'Foxcatcher': Why A Wrestling Movie Has Stolen The Limelight At Cannes

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th May 2014

Murder, wrestling and the French Riviera don’t seem to go hand in hand, yet Steve Carell’s Foxcatcher has definitely won over the crowds and critics at Cannes Film Festival.Channing Tatum and Steve Carell star in...

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Vanessa Redgrave To Appear On Call The Midwife For The First Time

19th May 2014

Vanessa Redgrave is set to appear on the British Tv period drama she narrates for the first time.The veteran actress plays mature nurse Jennifer Worth in Bbc show Call The Midwife - but she's never...

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British Acting Dynasties To Join Forces On London Stage

16th April 2014

Members of Britain's most famous theatrical families will come together on the London stage when Vanessa Redgrave's granddaughter makes her debut alongside Jack Fox.Daisy Bevan, daughter of Nip/Tuck star Joely Richardson, is following her mother...

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Michelle Williams Relaxes With Musicals

1st April 2014

Michelle Williams finds singing and dancing ''like meditation''.The 33-year-old actress found filming a musical number for 'My Week with Marilyn' stopped her worrying about her performance and she was delighted to be asked to play...

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Vanessa Redgrave Joins Protest Against Prison Book Ban

29th March 2014

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave joined a demonstration outside a prison in London on Friday (28Mar14) to protest against a book ban.New regulations were introduced in the U.K. in November (13) ruling that inmates can no...

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Natasha Richardson Honoured At Charity Event

7th February 2014

Late British actress Natasha Richardson was honoured at a charity event in New York City this week (beg03Feb14) attended by her widower Liam Neeson and mother Vanessa Redgrave.Richardson, who died in a skiing accident in...

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Jessica Chastain's Secret Scripture Finds Director

3rd February 2014

'The Secret Scripture' will be directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan.The 'Into the Storm' cinematographer will helm Jessica Chastain in a movie adaptation of Sebastian Barry's award-winning novel. After months of searching, Thaddeus has finally been...

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Steve Coogan Loves Imitating James Bond

17th October 2013

Steve Coogan still enjoys impersonating James Bond.The 'Philomena' actor, who spoofed 007 in his 2011 movie 'The Trip,' provided some light entertainment for his co-stars, including Dame Judi Dench, on the set of the new...

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Kim Cattrall Defends Vanessa Redgrave Play After Bad Reviews

24th September 2013

Actress Kim Cattrall has stepped up to defend Vanessa Redgrave's new production of Much Ado About Nothing after the play was hit with a slew of scathing reviews last week (ends23Sep13).The veteran British thespian stars...

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Matt Damon And Vanessa Redgrave To Take Part In William Shakespeare Reading

4th June 2013

Matt Damon is to tackle the works of William Shakespeare with seasoned thespian Vanessa Redgrave during a night of readings in New York City later this month (Jun13).The pair will read sections of the playwright's...

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Jake Gyllenhaal And Vanessa Redgrave Nominated For Theatre Awards

4th April 2013

Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Redgrave and America Ferrera are up for top honours at the 28th annual Lucille Lortel Awards celebrating the best in Off-Broadway theatre.Gyllenhall has received an Outstanding Featured Actor nomination for his U.S....

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Oscars 2013: Five People Robbed Of An Academy Award

By Michael West | 20th February 2013

We here at Contactmusic.com really hope there's a massive upset at the Oscars on Sunday (February 24, 2013), for no other reason than it's fun to watch the actor who should have won sink into...

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Vanessa Redgrave Encouraging Late Daughter's Sons To Take Up Acting

31st December 2012

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave is encouraging her late daughter Natasha Richardson's sons to take up acting, but the boys are not interested in a screen career, according to their father Liam Neeson.The proud grandmother wants...

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Kim Cattrall Returns Home To Play Hollywood Star At The Old Vic

By Michael West | 3rd December 2012

Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall is to return to the stage for the Old Vic's forthcoming production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird Of Young. The Liverpool-born actress will play a failing Hollywood star...

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Broken Leads British Independent Film Awards Nominations

5th November 2012

'Broken' leads the nominations for the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). The drama movie is up for nine accolades including Best Film, Best Actor for Tim Roth, Best Supporting Actor for Cillian Murphy and Rory...

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The Things They Say: 3353898

2nd November 2012

"Vanessa thinks we are doing it in 2014, but as I will be 80 then I don't even know if I will be around." Dame Eileen Atkins reveals a planned play with Vanessa Redgrave may...

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Gemma Arterton Wants To Be A Bond Girl "Forever"

By Joe Wilde | 20th October 2012

For some people, having a label over your head for the rest of your career would hardly seem like the most appealing thing in the world, however Quantum of Solace star Gemma Arterton has admitted...

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Patricia Hodge: 'Judi Dench, Redgrave And Smith Get All The Good Roles'

10th October 2012

British actress Patricia Hodge is convinced older female stars struggle to land work in the U.K. because all the good parts go to Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith and Vanessa Redgrave.Hodge, 66, has described...

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Fascinating Fact: 3312388

4th October 2012

Actors Vanessa Redgrave, Liev Schreiber, and Mandy Patinkin helped celebrate the re-opening of New York City's historical Public Theatre during a special bash at the venue on Monday (01Oct12). The site, which has been closed...

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Jesse Eisenberg Lands Vanessa Redgrave For Off-broadway Play

21st September 2012

Jesse Eisenberg's second Off-Broadway play has been given a major boost after theatre veteran Vanessa Redgrave joined the cast.The second play written by The Social Network star, titled The Revisionist, is set to debut in...

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Oprah Winfrey: 'Forest Whitaker Is A Good Kisser'

21st September 2012

Oprah Winfrey has praised Forest Whitaker's kissing skills.The chat show host plays the wife of Forest's character in upcoming movie 'The Butler' and Oprah thanked his real life spouse Keisha Whitaker for making sure he...

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Met With Police Over Warrant

1st August 2012

Cuba Gooding Jr. met with police this morning (01.08.12) after an arrest warrant was issued for him.A misdemeanour battery warrant was filed for the 'Jerry Maguire' actor after he allegedly shoved a female bartender against...

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Cuba Gooding Jr

31st July 2012

An arrest warrant has been issued for Cuba Gooding Jr.The Oscar winning actor allegedly shoved a female bartender against a wall at The Old Absinthe House in New Orleans in the early hours of this...

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Robin Williams To Play Dwight Eisenhower

19th July 2012

Robin Williams is to play Dwight Eisenhower in new movie 'The Butler'.The actor will portray the former US President in director Lee Daniels' next film, based on the life story of Eugene Allen, who worked...

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Sigourney Weaver Stars In 'Political Animals': Her Best Role Ever?

11th July 2012

Sigourney Weaver is in the midst of filming 'Political Animals' in West Philadelphia. On paper, her character, Elaine Barrish Hammond may sound incredibly similar to that well-known US political figure, Hilary Clinton. Weaver insists that...

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Gemma Arterton Fought For Song For Marion Scene

6th July 2012

Gemma Arterton had to fight for key scenes to be reinstated in 'Song For Marion'. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress plays the role of a teacher and choir mistress for the elderly named Elizabeth in the...

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Fascinating Fact 13629

21st June 2012

Blur rocker Alex James and veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave are celebrating after a 'deli-to-the-stars' in the heart of London's West End theatreland was saved from closure. James and Redgrave campaigned successfully to persuade local officials...

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Vanessa Redgrave Supports Anti-poverty Appeal

29th February 2012

British actress Vanessa Redgrave has thrown her support behind a campaign to give factory workers better pay.The Atonement star has called for donations to benefit underpaid employees in third world countries who work 80-hour weeks...

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Vanessa Redgrave & James Corden Triumph At Whatsonstage Awards

20th February 2012

Vanessa Redgrave and James Corden were the big winners at the annual WhatsOnStage.com Awards after they went home with the prizegiving's main acting trophies on Sunday (19Feb12).The veteran star was honoured with the Best Actress...

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