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Samantha Morton To Face Police Interview Over Sex Abuse

British actress Samantha Morton is meeting police to lodge a formal complaint about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child.The Minority Report star has agreed a date to talk to cops about the attacks...

Samantha Morton: 'I Was Sexually Abused As A Child'

British actress Samantha Morton has opened up about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child in foster care following the headline-grabbing Rotherham scandal which rocked the U.K. last month (Aug14).A report by local officials...

Jessica Chastain To Star As Marilyn Monroe?

Jessica Chastain is in talks to play the late Marilyn Monroe in 'Blonde'.The 37-year-old actress is circling a deal to star as the 50s icon in the adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates book of the...

Scarlett Johansson Replaces Samantha Morton In New Spike Jonze Drama

British actress Samantha Morton has been cut from director Spike Jonze's new film and replaced by Scarlett Johansson.The Minority Report star had already completed work on her role as the voice of an operating system...

Jessica Chastain To Play Miss Julie

Jessica Chastain will star in 'Miss Julie'.The 31-year-old actress has landed the lead opposite Colin Farrell in Liv Ullmann's big screen version of August Strindberg's play about an upper class woman who falls for her...

How Could Fitness Freak Andrew Marr, 50, Have A Stroke?

Andrew Marr, the 50-year-old BBC presenter and incredibly keen runner, is recovering in hospital after suffering a stroke. The typical stroke patient is often thought of as being elderly, potentially overweight and a smoker -...

Joaquin Phoenix Confirmed For Spike Jonze's Her

Joaquin Phoenix is confirmed to star in Spike Jonze's new movie 'Her'. The 'Walk the Line' actor will portray a lonely writer called Theodore who falls in love with the female voice of his computer's...

Samantha Morton: Being A Working Mother Is Hard

Samantha Morton finds it ''very hard'' to be a working mother.The actress-and-director has two daughters, Esme, 12, and four-year-old Edie, and she admits it can be struggle balancing her career and home life.She said: ''I...

Rooney Mara For Spike Jonze Movie

Rooney Mara will replace Carey Mulligan in Spike Jonze's latest film. The 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' actress is set to take a role in the untitled drama, which Carey dropped out of citing ''scheduling...

Robert Pattinson Naked In Cosmopolis Teaser Trailer

A teaser trailer for Cosmopolis has been released online. The movie, starring Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Samantha Morton is based on Don DeLillo's novel of the same name. Directed by David Cronenberg, Cosmopolis follows...

John Carter Director Makes 'The Beatles' Comparison

'John Carter' director Andrew Stanton says the Edgar Rice Burroughs books that his movie is based on, had as much influence on the genre at The Beatles had on the music industry. The 'Finding Nemo'...

Taylor Kitsch Lands Breakthrough Role In John Carter

Taylor Kitsch has landed his first major movie role. The 30 year old, from British Columbia, is scheduled to play the title role in the forthcoming sci-fi adventure John Carter and will follow that with...

Samantha Morton Directs The Kills Promo

British actress Samantha Morton has stepped behind the camera to direct The Kills' latest music video.The Minority Report star is close pals with the band's frontman Jamie Hince and his wife Kate Moss, and the...

Samantha Morton Refused To Rehearse Emotional The Messenger Scene

British actress Samantha Morton refused to rehearse an emotional scene for The Messenger so she could portray her "real reaction" to the plotline during filming.Morton plays a woman whose soldier husband dies in combat and...

Samantha Morton Refused To Watch Films Over 'Mimic' Fears

British actress Samantha Morton refused to watch movies at the start of her career - because she worried she would subconsciously "mimic" other stars in her own work.The Minority Report star took up acting as...

Robert Pattinson's Cosmopolis Wife Cast

Robert Pattinson's wife in new movie 'Cosmopolis' will be played by Canadian actress Sarah Gadon.'A Dangerous Method' actress Sarah will play the British hunk's estranged spouse in the film about a businessman who bets all...

Samantha Morton's Search For Step-father Ends In Heartache

Actress Samantha Morton has been left devastated after learning the step-father she has been attempting to track down died four years ago.The Oscar-nominee published a heart-felt letter in British magazine Port this week (beg28Feb11) appealing...

Moss Leads Birthday Tributes To Jones At Glastonbury

KATE MOSS, LILY ALLEN and SAMANTHA MORTON led a star-studded rendition of Happy Birthday at British festival Glastonbury - to celebrate THE CLASH star MICK JONES turning 55.The trio was joined onstage by actress Jaime...

Vanilla Ice Gets Gatecrashed

Vanilla Ice's Glastonbury performance was gatecrashed by a group of celebrities last night (24.06.10).The 90s hip hop star was belting out a version of his hit single 'Ice Ice Baby' to a crowd of screaming...

Army Officials Called Off Foster's Sex Scene With Morton

A sex scene between BEN FOSTER and Brit SAMANTHA MORTON was scrapped from new movie THE MESSENGER - because U.S. Army officials didn't approve of the idea of soldiers sleeping with fallen comrades' wives.X-Men: The...

Morton Backs Social Work Scheme

British actress SAMANTHA MORTON and dance DJ-turned-actor GOLDIE have thrown their support behind a new drive to recruit more social workers.Academy Award nominee Morton spent much of her childhood living in state-run care homes in...

Tilda Swinton Says We Need To Talk About Kevin

Oscar winner Tilda Swinton is to star in the film adaptation of bestselling book We Need To Talk About Kevin, it has been announced.The Michael Clayton star will take the lead role as the mother...

By on 18 May 2009

Morton Reveals Criminal Past

Actress SAMANTHA MORTON was convicted of threatening a girl with a knife when she was a teenager - following years of bullying while she was living in a care home. The Minority Report star spent most...

Actress Morton Reveals Tainted Past

Acclaimed British actress Samantha Morton has revealed how she was convicted of threatening to kill a girl in a carehome when she was younger.The star, whose has played characters as diverse as Myra Hindley and...

By on 25 April 2009

Channel 4 Announce Animal Autopsy Programme

Channel 4 viewers will be treated to the dissections of animals including an elephant, crocodile and a whale, it has been announced.A new show, provisionally entitled Animal Autopsy, was revealed on Wednesday as part of...

By on 25 March 2009

Morton To Protest To Save Kids' Care Home

Actress SAMANTHA MORTON is preparing to lead a protest in her native U.K. against officials' plans to close a care home for children. The Minority Report star spent part of her childhood living in care institutions...

Morton 'Shocked And Appalled' By Bbc's Gaza Ad Decision

British actress SAMANTHA MORTON has vowed to boycott the BBC if network bosses refuse to broadcast an emergency appeal calling for help in the Gaza Strip. The Golden Globe winner is among a number of...

Samantha Morton: I Never Wanted Keira-esque Fame

Samantha Morton has revealed that worldwide fame was never something that interested her as an actress.The Oscar-nominee, speaking on behalf of the World of Difference charity campaign, has explained that while actresses such as Keira...

By on 15 July 2008

Samantha Morton Backs World Of Difference Charity Drive

Samantha Morton has lent her support to a campaign to help disenchanted workers give something back through charity work.The Oscar-nominated actress is backing the World of Difference campaign, commissioned by the Vodafone Group Foundation, which...

By on 11 July 2008

Morton Halts Daughter's Acting Career

British actress SAMANTHA MORTON has put a halt to her young daughter's acting career - as she doesn't want her to be a child star. Morton's eight-year-old daughter Esme made her movie debut at the...

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