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Rowan Atkinson Signs Up For Johnny English 3

Rowan Atkinson is set to reprise his role as Johnny English in the as-yet untitled third movie in the comedy spy franchise.The 62-year-old actor-and-comedian - best known for his roles in 'Mr. Bean' and 'Blackadder'...

Rowan Atkinson Set For Mr Bean Return

Rowan Atkinson is planning another 'Mr Bean' movie.The 62-year-old comic thinks his friend and series co-creator, 'Love Actually' writer Richard Curtis, has come up with a ''very funny'' idea featuring his popular character - who...

Ed Sheeran Set To Drop New Music Later This Year

Ed Sheeran is set to release a number of secretly-recorded songs later this year.The singer-songwriter recently returned to the spotlight after taking a year-long hiatus from the industry - and shortly after the release of...

Keira Knightley Thought Pirates Of The Caribbean 'Would Be A Disaster'

In an op-ed for the Radio Times magazine on Friday (24Mar17), Curtis shared that the actress still wasn't sold on the idea of the pirate franchise after she had finished working on his...

Love Actually Finally Gets Its Sequel

'Love Actually' finally got its hotly-anticipated sequel on Friday evening (24.03.17).The cast of the iconic Richard Curtis film - which was released in 2003 - reunited to raise money for Comic Relief as fans got...

Kate Moss Added To Love Actually Cast For Short Film Sequel

Director Richard Curtis has regrouped his leading men and ladies from the beloved, star-studded 2003 romantic comedy for a short film that will air as part of Britain's Red Nose Day TV telethon...

Ed Sheeran Is Making A Movie

Ed Sheeran is planning to make a movie.The 26-year-old singer-songwriter has revealed his ambition to temporarily move away from the music industry and instead focus his attention on a Richard Curtis-style film.He shared: ''I really...

Andrew Lincoln Excited For Love Actually Reunion

Andrew Lincoln says the 'Love Actually' sequel is ''very exciting''.The 'Walking Dead' actor is reviving his role as unlucky-in-love Mark in the mini-movie, which is being filmed for Comic Relief, and Andrew is thrilled that...

Martine Mccutcheon Hopes She And Hugh Grant Are Still Together In 'Love Actually' Mini-sequel

Ahead of the highly anticipated Love Actually mini-sequel that’s currently being filmed for Comic Relief, one of the movie’s stars, Martine McCutcheon, has excitedly teased a few details about her character Natalie and her romance...

Martine Mccutcheon Hopeful For Love Actually Romance With Hugh Grant

The actress starred in the 2003 romantic comedy as potty-mouthed junior employee Natalie, who struck up a romance with Hugh’s prime minister character David by the end of the story. The cast, also including Keira...

'Love Actually' Mini-sequel Will Not Include A Tribute To Alan Rickman

Love Actually director Richard Curtis has confirmed that the upcoming mini-sequel for Red Nose Day will not feature a tribute to the late Alan Rickman.Rickman died aged 69 in January of last year, after a...

Love Actually Mini-sequel Won't Include Alan Rickman Tribute

The 60-year-old has reconvened many of the stars of the beloved 2003 movie including Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Bill Nighy for a new short Love Actually film in aid of Britain's Comic...

Lindsay Lohan To Play Ariel In The Little Mermaid?

Lindsay Lohan wants to play Ariel in the live adaption of 'The Little Mermaid'.The 30-year-old actress has begged Disney - the company behind her breakout role in 1998's 'The Parent Trap' - to cast her...

Emma Thompson May Still Return For Love Actually Sequel

It was announced earlier this week (beg13Feb17) that a host of cast members from the 2003 film, including Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson and...

'Love Actually' Sequel Special To Be Broadcast On Red Nose Day

If you’ve always wondered what happened to the many characters of Richard Curtis’ massively successful 2003 rom-com Love Actually, your questions will all be answered in a special short ‘sequel’ to the film that will...

Lin-manuel Miranda To Pen Little Mermaid Songs

Lin-Manuel Miranda is to work with Oscar-winning songwriter Alan Menken on music for the live action version of 'The Little Mermaid'.Disney has decided to pair the creator of the Broadway musical 'Hamilton' with long-time Walt...

The Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' Gets A Makeover To Highlight Gender Inequality

This week marks exactly 20 years since the Spice Girls burst on to the UK music scene with ‘Wannabe’. It’s hard to believe that its been so long since we first saw Mel B, Geri,...

Julia Roberts Moved By Red Nose Day School Visit

The Pretty Woman star recently returned to school to learn all about the Children First Academy in Phoenix, where all of the students live below the poverty line, and many are also homeless....

Deleted Scenes From 'Love Actually' Reveals Heartbreaking Storyline Cut From Final Film

Christmas must be soon approaching if we’re talking about Love Actually again. Richard Curtis’ 2003 rom-com has become a Christmas staple over the past decade and has been responsible for more than a few tears...

Chloe Grace Moretz Signs On For Live Action 'The Little Mermaid'

Chloe Grace Moretz has confirmed she’s signed signed on for the upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. The film was first announced last March with Sofia Coppola attached to direct, but in June the...

Liam Neeson Plays God For Richard Curtis' Campaign

The Taken star has provided the voice of the Almighty for a new advert, directed by Curtis, which is to be shown in cinemas across the world to promote the United Nations' goals...

Bee Gees Musical Biopic Loses Screenwriter

The Love, Actually moviemaker had been tapped to write the story about brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice and their rise to fame, but Curtis has now exited the project because he found their...

John Ridley And Richard Curtis Nominated For Humanitas Prize

John Ridley and Richard Curtis are among the nominees for the 40th annual Humanitas Prize awards.The acclaimed writers are on the shortlist for the accolades, which celebrate the best in Tv and film writing....

Hugh Grant Doesn't Prepare For Film Roles

Hugh Grant never prepares for a movie role.The 54-year-old actor admits it's rare that he does any preparatory work for a part and instead prefers to deal with whatever challenge he's been handed on the...

Tom Waits Inspired Richard Curtis' Notting Hill

Notting Hill screenwriter Richard Curtis has credited veteran singer/songwriter Tom Waits as the inspiration for his hit 1999 romantic comedy.The romance featuring Hugh Grant as a bookshop owner who falls in love with a movie...

Hugh Grant Is 'Too Good Looking'

Richard Curtis has responded to Hugh Grant's comments regarding his role in 'Four Weddings and a Funderal', saying he was initially ''too good looking'' for his liking.Last week, Grant explained that he wasn't first choice...

Richard Curtis Campaigning Against New Notting Hill School

Notting Hill director Richard Curtis and producer Tim Bevan are calling for local officials to rethink plans for a new school in the upmarket London borough.The pair, who worked on the hit romantic comedy together,...

Director Using Christmas Anniversary To Reconnect With Love Actually Cast

British filmmaker Richard Curtis is planning to use the holidays to reconnect with his Love Actually cast a decade after the movie became a big hit.The director has no plans to make a sequel but...

Pink Names Favourite Christmas Films

Pink has named 'Love Actually' among her favourite Christmas films.The 'Just Give Me a Reason' singer has been getting into the festive spirit and has shared her top five seasonal movies with her fans, listing...

Richard Curtis And Bill Nighy Fought Over Love Actually Costumes

Richard Curtis regularly butted heads with his Love Actually star Bill Nighy over his character's flamboyant costumes, because the director wanted to tone down his wardrobe choices.The actor portrayed an ageing rocker desperate to score...

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