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Thandie Newton Steers Kids Away From Acting

Thandie Newton doesn't want her children to become actors.The 45-year-old actress has Ripley, 17, Nico, 13, and Booker, four, with her husband Ol Parker, and although her daughter Nico is set to start in Tim...

Thandie Newton Uses Star Wars Figure To Teach Kids Diversity

Thandie Newton uses her 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' action figure to teach her kids about diversity.The 45-year-old actress keeps dolls and toys of all colours at her home so that her brood - Ripley,...

Thandie Newton Reveals Embarrassing Posh Spice Gaffe

Actress Thandie Newton has revealed an awkward conversation between her and Victoria Beckham where VB mistook her for pregnant Guardians of the Galaxy star, Zoe Salanda, despite the fact Thandie had given birth months before.Thandie...

Alden Ehrenreich Was Quiz Master On Solo: A Star Wars Story

Alden Ehrenreich and the cast of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' played a quiz game on the Millennium Falcon to pass the time between takes.The 28-year-old actor stars as a young Han Solo in the...

Thandie Newton's Kids Find Her Fame Weird

Thandie Newton's kids find her fame ''weird''.The 'Westworld' star admits her children - Ripley, 17, Nico, 13, and Booker, four - have never been really that interested in her work until she found out she...

Thandie Newton Needed A Moment On Solo Set

Thandie Newton had to ''take a moment'' when she first saw Chewbacca on the set of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 45-year-old actress portrays Val Beckett in the sci-fi prequel alongside Alden Ehrenreich as a...

Thandie Newton's Mixed Feelings On Star Wars Role

Thandie Newton thinks it's ''awful'' that she's the first woman of colour to have a leading role in a 'Star Wars' movie.The 45-year-old actress portrays Val in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and though she...

Thandie Newton Reveals Secrets To Her Star Wars Dress

Thandie Newton created her 'Star Wars'-themed dress using action figures from the sci-fi film series.The 45-year-old actress wore an eye-catching outfit to the premiere of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' at the Cannes Film Festival...

Thandie Newton's Daughter Gets Acting Bug From Dumbo

Thandie Newton's daughter wants to follow her in mother's footsteps and become a world famous actress after landing a role in Tim Burton's 'Dumbo'.The 45-year-old British thespian allowed her 13-year-old daughter Nico try out for...

Thandie Newton Explains Solo Premiere Dress Choice

Thandie Newton wants to redefine sustainable fashion. The 45-year-old actress stars as Val Beckett in the upcoming 'Star Wars' spin-off movie 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and wore a Vivienne Westward gown adorned with the...

Thandie Newton Wears Gown Featuring Faces Of Star Wars Black Actors

Thandie Newton wore a gown featuring the faces of all of the black 'Star Wars' characters to the premiere of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' on Tuesday (15.05.18).The 45-year-old actress plays the role of Val...

Thandie Newton Not 'Hot Enough' For Time's Up

Thandie Newton claims she ''wasn't hot enough'' to be involved in the Time's Up movement.The 45-year-old actress - who previously alleged she had been sexually assaulted by a director when she was just 16 -...

Thandie Newton Is The First 'Woman Of Colour To Have A Prominent Star Wars Role'

Thandie Newton is thrilled to have become the ''first woman of colour to have a prominent role in the 'Star Wars' legacy''. The 45-year-old actress plays the part of Val in the eagerly-awaited 'Solo: A...

Jessica Chastain Urges Men To Start Own Metoo Movement

Jessica Chastain hopes that men will be inspired by the #MeToo and Time's Up campaigns and launch their own movement to highlight mental health issues.The 40-year-old actress is a supporter of both campaigns which were...

Jessica Chastain Ok With Being Cut From The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan

Jessica Chastain's role in 'The Death and Life of John F. Donovan' has been cut by director Xavier Dolan but she insists it has been done with the ''utmost respect and love''.Chastain had filmed scenes...

Thandie Newton Says Her Grey Hair Is Her 'Badge Of Honour'

Thandie Newton says her grey hair is her ''badge of honour''. The 45-year-old actress has admitted when she visits the hair salon and they try to yank out any silver strands of hair, she...

Thandie Newton Forced Herself To Be 'Really Good' At Styling Hair

Thandie Newton has become ''really good'' with styling hair. The 45-year-old actress has revealed she started relaxing her dark tresses when she was a teenager because there were ''no products'' to help her manage her...

Thandie Newton: Han Solo Film Is Dope

Thandie Newton has described the 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' film as being ''dope'' and ''so cool''.The 44-year-old British actress stars in a so-far unknown role in the spin-off movie, which was initially going to...

Stanley Tucci Set To Narrate The Man On The Mountaintop

Stanley Tucci is to narrate 'The Man On The Mountaintop'.The 56-year-old actor has appeared in a string of well-known Hollywood movies, including 'The Devil Wears Prada' alongside Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, but he is...

John Powell To Score Han Solo Movie

John Powell is set to score the untitled Han Solo movie.Lucasfilm revealed on Wednesday (26.07.17) the Oscar-nominated composer will be taking on the duty of creating the score for the 'Star Wars' spin-off film.According to...

Thandie Newton Likens Filming Nude To Giving Birth

Thandie Newton has likened her nude scenes in 'WestWorld' to giving birth. The 44-year-old actress, who plays the role of Maeve Millay in the American series, has admitted she wasn't fazed about stripping off for...

Paris Jackson To Make Film Debut

Paris Jackson will be making her film debut in an Amazon Studios' untitled movie.The 19-year-old model-and-actress - who is the daughter of the late Michael Jackson - will portray ''an edgy 20 year old'' named...

David Oyelowo Signs On For Only You

David Oyelowo is to star in 'Only You'.The 41-year-old actor has signed up to appear in the upcoming time-travel thriller in an unknown role, and will also serve as executive producer on the project, Deadline...

Thandie Newton Warned Speaking About Sexual Assault Could Hurt Career

Last year (16) the Westworld actress lifted the lid on sexual abuse in Hollywood, after revealing a director put a camera up her skirt during an audition.Thandie made the allegations in an interview with W...

Thandie Newton Bemoans Lack Of Diversity On British Tv

Thandie Newton believes there is a lack of roles for black actors in the UK because of Brits' obsession with period dramas.The 44-year-old actress was born in London, England, but has pursued her career in...

Thandie Newton: 'British Period Dramas Limit Roles For Black Actors'

The Crash star, who was born in London to a Zimbabwean mother and an English father, established herself in Hollywood years ago, and has continued to win critical acclaim for her work on...

Thandie Newton Preferred Being Naked To Wearing Saloon Corsets In Westworld

The 44-year-old actress played robot brothel madam Maeve Millay in the successful debut series of the show in 2016, which also starred the likes of Evan Rachel Wood and Anthony Hopkins. To win over the...

Thandie Newton Wore Mission: Impossible Ii Wig To The Baftas

The Westworld actress worked a Gothic-inspired look at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards at London's Royal Albert Hall, wearing a plunging black sleeveless gown by Osman and dark make-up....

Thandie Newton In Talks To Star In Han Solo Movie - Report

Editors at The Hollywood Reporter announced the Westworld actress is the latest famous name linked to the standalone Star Wars project, which began shooting earlier this month (Feb17). No details of her character...

Thandie Newton Reportedly In Talks To Star In Han Solo Movie

Thandie Newton is reportedly in talks for a role in the upcoming Han Solo movie.The spin-off will star Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo, and it began filming at the end of last month....

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