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'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...

Richard Curtis: 'I Love Wet Weddings'

Director/screenwriter Richard Curtis loves to include soggy weddings in his movies because he once had an inspiring time at actor pal David Morrissey's rain-soaked nuptials.Wet ceremonies have become a common theme in Curtis' movies beginning...

**Spoiler Alert** Richard Curtis Upset With Writer For Killing Off Darcy

Writer/director Richard Curtis has abandoned plans to create a third Bridget Jones's Diary movie because the woman behind the books that inspired the films has killed off the literary heroine's love interest.Curtis, who adapted author...

Richard Curtis Helped Leading Man Bill Nighy Perfect Wedding Speech

Actor Bill Nighy will be forever grateful to writer/director pal Richard Curtis for helping him deliver one of the best wedding speeches ever.The British actor, who has teamed up with Curtis for The Girl in...

Richard Curtis' Final Film Tops British Box Office

Director Richard Curtis is bowing out on top after scoring a number one box office hit with his final romantic comedy About Time.The Love Actually moviemaker has vowed to retire from directing following the release...

Unknown Waitress Cast In About Time After Serving Director's Family

A waitress was plucked from obscurity and given a role in Richard Curtis' new movie after impressing the director with her serving skills.Rebecca Chew was working at a restaurant in Cornwall, England last year (12)...

Rachel Mcadams Cried 'Whole Day' Making About Time

Rachel McAdams cried ''the whole day'' after shooting an emotional scene in 'About Time'.The actress stars opposite Domhnall Gleeson and Bill Nighy in Richard Curtis' new time-travelling romantic comedy, and she reveals that one scene,...

'About Time' Premieres In London: Did Critics Enjoy Richard Curtis' Swansong?

When Richard Curtis announced that he was stepping away from filmmaking after three decades of movies, fans of his sweet and touching rom-coms looked forward to the final piece from the romantic comedy maestro who...

Richard Curtis To Retire From Directing?

Richard Curtis feels ready to retire from directing.The 56-year-old filmmaker - who directed 'Love Actually' in 2003 - is convinced he'll continue working in the film industry, but admits his latest offering 'About Time' will...

Richard Curtis Bows Out Of Filmmaking: What's His Secret Rom-com Formula?

Master of the romantic comedy genre, Richard Curtis, who helped bring us some of Britain's best-loved romance films of the last three decades has said that he thinks upcoming film About Time will be his...

Richard Curtis, Director Of Bridget Jones, Notting Hill To Retire From Filmmaking

Richard Curtis, king of the romantic comedy genre, has decided that the soon-to-be-released About Time will most likely be his last. The Oscar-nominated filmmaker, best known for his screenwriting skills for The Boat That Rocked,...

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