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Helen Mirren Brings The Queen To Broadway In Speculative Drama 'The Audience' [Photos]

Dame Helen Mirren returns as Queen Elizabeth II as she brings her hit West End political play 'The Audience' over the pond to Broadway; and, without exaggeration, once again proves to be the most convincing...

Helen Mirren Will Play The Queen On Broadway, Daldry Directing

Helen Mirren will reprise her critically-acclaimed role as Queen Elizabeth II on New York City's Broadway, it has been announced. Mirren won an Oscar for Stephen Frears'2006 movie and performed the same role in Peter...

Julie Walters To Be Honoured At British Independent Film Awards

Julie Walters is to be honoured with an outstanding achievement award at the Moet British Independent Film Awards on Sunday (08.12.13).The 'Harry Potter' actress will receive the Richard Harris Award for her contributions to British...

Rooney Mara Signs Up For Trash

Rooney Mara has signed up to star in 'Trash'.Both 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' star and Hollywood veteran Martin Sheen have signed on to appear in the film, adapted from the 2010 novel by...

Helen Mirren Wins First Olivier Award

Dame Helen Mirren has won her first ever Olivier Award.The 67-year-old actress picked up the prestigious Best actress award for her role as Queen Elizabeth the II in Stephen Daldry's 'The Audience' at the ceremony...

Stephen Daldry Suffered Corgi Troubles On The Audience Set

Director Stephen Daldry had to draft in a last-minute replacement for the animal star of his new play The Audience when the corgi dog stopped obeying Dame Helen Mirren's commands.Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth Ii in...

Stephen Daldry Offers Queen Elizabeth Ii Private Performance Of Helen Mirren Play

Director Stephen Daldry has offered Queen Elizabeth Ii a private home viewing of Dame Helen Mirren's new royal stage show The Audience.Mirren has won rave reviews for her role as the monarch in the West...

Helen Mirren Dusting Off Her Crown To Play ‘The Queen’ Once More

Helen Mirren is set to reprise her career-defining role as ‘The Queen’ for a new stage-play directed by Stephen Daldry. The British star – who scooped an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II...

Dame Helen Mirren To Reprise Her Role As The Queen In New Play

Dame Helen Mirren is to reprise the role that won her a much-coveted Oscar award by playing Elizabeth II in a new play by Peter Morgan called The Audience. Morgan wrote the script for The...

Nicole Kidman To Be Honoured By New York Film Festival

Nicole Kidman will be honoured at the New York Film Festival.The 'Cold Mountain' actress - whose movie career has spanned nearly 30 years - will have a special tribute paid to her at the 50th...

Historic Movie Studio Saved From Wrecking Ball

Britain's famed Twickenham Studios has been saved. Twickenham -- where such films as the Beatles' Help and A Hard Day's Night were filmed (as well as such classics as The Private Life of Henry VIII,...

Sandra Bullock Contemplated Quitting Acting

Sandra Bullock considered quitting acting after her marriage break-up.The actress was left heartbroken when her relationship with husband Jesse James imploded in March 2010 following revelations he had cheated on her with several women.The break-up...

Stephen Daldry Filmed 9/11 Scenes From Featured Office Building

Moviemaker Stephen Daldry used the office where several of the harrowing images that captured the 9/11 terrorist attacks were filmed so his new movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close would recall the horrors of the...

Stephen Daldry To Be Honoured At Palm Springs

Filmmaker Stephen Daldry is to be honoured as Director of the Year at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival's Awards Gala.The Billy Elliot director will receive the trophy for his work on Extremely Loud...

Tom Hanks A Sleeping Dog?

Tom Hanks is in talks to star in 'Sleeping Dogs'.The movie is the first directorial project for Kathryn Bigelow since she won the Oscar for 'The Hurt Locker', and sees her re-teaming with the film's...

Daldry Plans The Hours Opera

British movie director STEPHEN DALDRY has confirmed reports he is planning to stage an operatic version of his 2002 Academy Award-wining film THE HOURS. Daldry is bringing the stage version of his other hit film,...

Kidman Defends New Bond

LATEST: NICOLE KIDMAN is the latest celebrity to defend new JAMES BOND actor DANIEL CRAIG after he received a barrage of criticism from 007 fans. Stars including DAME JUDI DENCH and former Bond PIERCE BROSNAN...

Bell Slams Gay Rumours

BILLY ELLIOTT star JAMIE BELL has slammed "absurd" reports he is homosexual. Bell's sexuality was called into question when he moved into Billy Elliott director STEPHEN DALDRY's home as a teenager and kissed the...

Elton Wins Theatre Award For Billy Elliott

SIR ELTON JOHN and director STEPHEN DALDRY are celebrating after their hit London show BILLY ELLIOTT was named Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards last night (27NOV05). Lyricist LEE HALL, Daldry, John...

Daldry Worries About Taking Billy Elliot To Broadway

BILLY ELLIOT director STEPHEN DALDRY is panicking about taking his hit British stage show to Broadway, New York, as he faces having to drag his teenage actors away from important school exams. Daldry is...

Bell Rubbishes Tintin Rumours

Award-winning teen star JAMIE BELL has slammed reports he is set to star in a forthcoming screen version of TINTIN. Director STEPHEN DALDRY is planning to remake the classic French adventure stories as a...

Daldry's Tin-tin To Hit Big Screen

BILLY ELLIOT director STEPHEN DALDRY is set to adapt the classic French adventure stories of TIN-TIN for the big screen. Daldry is remaining cagey on the development of the project, but original Billy Elliot...

Daldry Refuses To Americanise Billy Elliot

LATEST: New York critics are desperate to see BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL Americanised for Broadway audiences, but director STEPHEN DALDRY is determined to keep it set in its northern England location. Members of the...

Elton: 'I'm A Team Player'

SIR ELTON JOHN refuses to take all the credit for the new BILLY ELLIOT musical - he does all his best work as part of a team. The music legend made an emotional appearance...

Elton Wept At Opening Night

SIR ELTON JOHN wept at the opening night of his new musical, based on the movie BILLY ELLIOT. The music legend admits he cried when he first saw the film at the 2000 CANNES...

Elton's Musical Postponed Due To Exhausted Children

Producers of SIR ELTON JOHN's musical adaptation of BILLY ELLIOT have been forced to postpone preview shows - because the stage extravaganza's child actors are too exhausted to perform. STEPHEN DALDRY, the director of...

Waters Taking The Wall To The Stage

Veteran PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is adapting the band's classic album THE WALL into a stage musical - and he's recruiting leading players in London's theatre world to work on the project. First...

Walters Snubs Billy Elliott In Producer War

British actress JULIE WALTERS has refused to reprise her BILLY ELLIOTT role in the London stage version of the hit movie. The veteran star of TV, film and theatre had become the victim of...

Elliot Musical Facing Difficulties With North Debut

Plans for the stage production of the SIR ELTON JOHN's scored musical BILLY ELLIOT to open in Newcastle, England, have run into difficulties. Based on the 2000 hit film, the musical, due to...

John's Musical 'Terrifies' Billy Elliot Writer

BILLY ELLIOT writer LEE HALL was "terrified" by the prospect of writing songs for the film's musical version with music legend SIR ELTON JOHN. The pair formed a partnership, Hall writing lyrics and John...

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