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Sheridan Smith To Play Cilla Black In New Tv Series

17th February 2014

Quartet star Sheridan Smith has been cast as Alfie singer Cilla Black in a new Tv mini-series.The actress will play British singer-turned-Tv star Black in director Jeff Pope's new drama, which will chronicle the entertainment...

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Dustin Hoffman Picked Up Directing Tips From Nichols And Levinson

5th December 2012

Dustin Hoffman drew from his on-set experiences with The Graduate's Mike Nichols to ensure he got the best out of his lead stars when he stepped up to direct Quartet.The Tootsie star admits he had...

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Dustin Hoffman Encouraged Maggie Smith To Be A Diva For Film Role

6th November 2012

Dustin Hoffman asked Dame Maggie Smith to channel her inner "diva" while working on his directorial debut Quartet.The Rain Man star stepped behind the camera to tackle the story of a group of retired opera...

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Dustin Hoffman Cut Stars' Aria From Opera Movie

17th October 2012

Dustin Hoffman cut Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Tom Courtenay's singing scene from his opera comedy Quartet after the veteran stars put in a less than impressive performance.The Rain Man actor stepped behind the camera...

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Hoffman Cried During Filming Of Quartet

20th December 2011

Dustin Hoffman was reduced to tears on the set of his directorial debut Quartet when he heard his leading actors singing opera.The Rain Man star recruited Brits including Harry Potter actor Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith,...

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Dustin Hoffman To Direct Quartet

12th September 2011

Dustin Hoffman is planning to make his directorial debut with a film adaptation of Ronald Harwood's acclaimed play Quartet.Great Brits Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly and Tom Courtenay will star in the production, according...

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