Red Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd September 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift extended her line-up of special guests on her ongoing Red tour in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday (21Sep13) when she welcomed Hunter Hayes to the stage. During her three-night stint in her adopted hometown, she performed with Luke Bryan and Rascal Flatts.

6th August 2013

Quote: "At first, I had this idea that I was going to get a donkey, and I was on for weeks in my trailer making Red 2. But then John Malkovich persuaded me to get dwarf goats instead - they are way less maintenance than a donkey." Actress Mary-Louise Parker credits her Red 2 co-star John Malkovich with helping her to pick out her new pets.

22nd July 2013

Quote: "Me Helen as Victoria, I just kept saying I don't want to kill anyone. I just want to save all of them. Just make it clear, I'm not actually killing anyone." Dame Helen Mirren was uncomfortable with assassinating people in her new movie Red 2, despite playing a hit man.

16th July 2013

Quote: "Helen is a boy's girl. She's smart, she is bawdy, she is sexy, he is refined and obviously talented, but she's the original boy's girl. Helen is who she is; she is the age she is. I wish more women did that." Actor John Malkovich is a big fan of his sexy Red and Red 2 co-star Helen Mirren.

10th July 2013

Fact: Actress Mary-Louise Parker will be competing against herself at the box office when Red 2 and R.I.P.D. open in America on the same day (19Jul13).

13th November 2012

Quote: "I don't know if I have a vacation for another year. You get really good at maintaining phone relationships with people you love, because you're just not going to get to see them all the time." Single singer Taylor Swift insists any future romance will have to be a long distance one as she prepares to go on tour to promote her new album Red.

25th July 2012

Tweet: "Salutations twit Fam. Just so you know that 'Love Me Right' song is about 12 years old and Not a part of the Red album. Just another leak..." R&B star Ne-YO insists a 'new' track leaked online is actually years old. The singer is due to release his new album R.E.D. in September (12).

15th May 2011

Fact: Duran Duran stole the spotlight from the movie stars at Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (14May11) as they performed at the annual showcase in France. The band agreed to play the set for the (Red) organisation to raise awareness about the Hiv/Aids epidemic.

20th October 2010

Fact: Bruce Willis played the chivalrous gentleman at the London premiere of his new movie Red on Tuesday night (19Oct10) by helping his co-star DAME Helen Mirren find her diamond earring after the accessory fell off on the red carpet.

14th October 2010

Quote: "We all called him 'Jaws' - well, not to his face." Bruce Willis on his nickname for Red co-star Richard Dreyfuss, who starred in shark movie Jaws.

1st October 2010

Quote: "Bruce (Willis) was the deciding factor for me doing this movie. I have a little bit of a flame in my heart for Bruce. But it's OK because my husband has a bit of a flame for (fellow Red star) Mary-Louise Parker, so that's all fine." DAME Helen Mirren took a part in upcoming movie RED because of a crush on co-star Bruce Willis.

19th August 2010

Quote: "I met her quite a while back and I've admiRed her greatly. She's one of the sexiest women ever." Morgan Freeman on RED co-star DAME Helen Mirren.

24th June 2010

Fact: DAME Helen Mirren, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich have teamed up to play retiRed special agents in action comedy RED.

22nd June 2010

Fact: Tony Award-winning Broadway play Red has recouped its $2.25 million (£1.5 million) production costs after just 14 weeks of performances. The show, starring Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne, joins only a handful of other New York stage productions to earn back investors' money this season (09/10) - Denzel Washington's Fences and Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson's A View From the Bridge are also among the big Broadway attractions.

16th September 2009

Fact: Scarlett Johansson, U2 and Courtney Love are to team up at AIDS benefit (Red)Nights in New York next month (04Oct09).

17th May 2006

Fact: Copies of the Red edition of British newspaper The Independent became a collector's item within hours of going on sale yesterday (16MAY06). The special edition paper, produced to highlight poverty issues in the third world, was being auctioned on eBay, with one edition fetching $17.80 (GBP9.90).


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