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Timothy Spall Terrified Of True-story Ghost Role

The Harry Potter star plays Maurice Grosse, a paranormal investigator, in new U.K. horror programme The Enfield Haunting, which is based on the real-life case of the Enfield Poltergeist, which was said to...

Timothy Spall To Play Bogeyman In Raymond Briggs Adaptation

Timothy Spall is to play Fungus the Bogeyman in Sky1's adaptation of Raymond Briggs' classic tale. The four-part series will co-star Keeley Hawes, Victoria Wood, Andy Serkis and Marc Warren.Timothy Spall will play Fungus the...

Josh Gad To Join Emma Watson And Dan Stevens In Disney's Live Action 'Beauty And The Beast'

Josh Gad has become the latest actor to join the cast of the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. 34-year-old Gad has been cast as Le Fou, the villain Gaston's minion. Gad is best...

Mike Leigh Doesn't Allow Actors 'To Do What They Want'

Mike Leigh doesn't ''abandon'' actors.The 72-year-old director, who helmed the Oscar-nominated movie 'Mr. Turner' featuring Timothy Spall, says he collaborates very closely with performers, but is wary of giving them too much creative control.Asked how...

A Week In Movies: Celebrities Turn Out To Collect Awards In Los Angeles And London, Mortdecai Has Three Premieres And New Trailers For Hopkins And Hawke

A-list celebrities turned out in Hollywood for the starry Critics' Choice Movie Awards last weekend, including Julianne Moore, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Keira Knightley, Ethan Hawke, Rosamund Pike, Michael Keaton, Reese Witherspoon, Marion...

Jennifer Aniston And Lego Movie Among Oscar Nod Snubs

Jennifer Aniston, Timothy Spall and 'The Lego Movie' were among the surprise snubs from the Academy Award nominations. The animated film's title began trending on Twitter just minutes after the Oscar nods were announced earlier...

Bafta 2015 Nominations Reveal Secrets Of Awards Season

Friday morning's British Academy Film Awards nominations show the predicted Bafta love for home-grown movies like 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything', but were even more notable for who was missing from the...

Timothy Spall Studied Painting For 2 Years To Prepare For 'Mr Turner'

British actor Timothy Spall studied painting for two years to prepare for his role as JMW Turner in Mike Leigh's critically acclaimed drama Mr Turner. The movie is steadily gaining Oscars momentum, particularly for Spall,...

Mr Turner Leads Nominations For London Critics' Circle Film Awards

'Mr Turner' leads the nominations for London Critics' Circle Film Awards.The biopic of acclaimed artist J. M. W Turner is up for seven awards at the ceremony, including nods for Film of the Year and...

Timothy Spall Rolled Around In Phantom Pooper's 'Log' For Shakespeare

Oscar hopeful Timothy Spall reveals he once rolled around in excrement while starring in a filthy stage production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in London.The Mr. Turner star was playing Bottom in the comedy...

Timothy Spall Was Stunned By Cannes Win

Mr. Turner star Timothy Spall learned he had won a major prize at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May (14) while he was trying to fix his boat in Holland.The Brit admits he...

Marion Cotillard And Timothy Spall Among European Film Awards Nominees

French actress Marion Cotillard and Brits Timothy Spall and Tom Hardy will be among the contenders at the upcoming European Film Awards.Cotillard received a European Actress nomination for her role in drama Two Days, One...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Timothy Spall To Compete For Film Award

Benedict Cumberbatch and Timothy Spall are to go head-to-head for the Best Actor accolade at the 17th Annual British Independent Film Awards (Bifas) in London next month (Dec14).Cumberbatch has been feted for his part in...

Mr Turner Gives Timothy Spall The Role He Deserves In Artist Biopic

Timothy Spall is one of those actors who works regularly and is constantly acclaimed by the critics, but he's never been the leading man type. Much of his acclaim has been for roles in ensemble...

'Mr Turner' Is Mike Leigh's True Masterpiece

It feels as though Mr Turner has been around forever. It premiered in competition for the Palme d'Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival with Timothy Spall winning best actor for his portrayal of eccentric...

Timothy Spall Sees 'Certain Parallels' With William Turner

Timothy Spall sees ''certain parallels'' between himself and William Turner.Spall, 57, plays the influential painter in his new film 'Mr. Turner', for which he won the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival, and...

Timothy Spall Cried At Cannes Triumph

British star Timothy Spall wept when he was awarded the prestigious Best Actor prize at the Cannes International Film Festival after boozing throughout the ceremony.The revered character actor scooped the honour at the prizegiving in...

A Week In Movies: Stars Descend On London, While New Trailers Premiere For The Edward Snowden Doc And Films With Shailene Woodley, Jennifer Lopez And Chris Hemsworth

Everyone who's anyone was in London this week for the 58th BFI London Film Festival, which held gala premieres for the likes of Wild (with Reese Witherspoon in attendance), Sundance winner Whiplash (Miles Teller and...

Timothy Spall Visited J.m.w. Turner's Grave For Film Role

British actor Timothy Spall went on a pilgrimage to J.M.W. Turner's grave in preparation to play the landscape painter in a new movie.Spall portrays the artist in Mr. Turner, which explores the final 25 years...

Timothy Spall's Turner Copy To Go On Display

A replica masterpiece painted by actor Timothy Spall for his role as J.M.W. Turner in a new biopic is to go on display in the U.K.The British actor learned to paint to prepare for playing...

Michael Keaton And Timothy Spall Among Early Oscars Favourites

Michael Keaton, Timothy Spall and Eddie Redmayne have emerged as early favourites for the coveted Best Actor prize at next year's (15) Oscars.As movie critics sharpen their pencils to vote for the year's top film...

Timothy Spall Learnt To Paint For Mr Turner

Timothy Spall spent four years learning how to paint for his role in 'Mr Turner'.The 57-year-old star was awarded the Best Actor gong at Cannes Film Festival for his portrayal of artist JMW Turner and...

Cannes 2014 Palme D'or Winner: 'Winter Sleep' Takes The Jewell Of The Springtime Festival

Before Cannes 2014, to suggest ‘Winter Sleep’ would take the prestigious Palme D’Or back to Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s native Turkey would have been a leftfield choice. But after the second day screening of the 3...

'Winter Sleep' Wins Palme D'or

'Winter Sleep' has won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes International Film Festival.The drama, which runs for more than three hours and tells the story of a family that run a hotel in the...

Timothy Spall & Julianne Moore Win Cannes 2014 Best Actors Awards

Timothy Spall and Julianne Moore have received the prizes at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for best actor and actress in a feature film. Winter Sleep, a Turkish film, has won the Palme d'or, the...

Timothy Spall & Julianne Moore Honoured At Cannes

British actor Timothy Spall's expected march to a Best Actor Oscar has begun after the Harry Potter star picked up a top award at the Cannes International Film Festival on Saturday (24May14).Spall was feted with...

Cannes Film Festival 2014: Our Top Five Palme D'or Winner Predictions

So, we’ve got to admit we’re sort of gunning for Mike Leigh’s film Mr. Turner to win the Palme d’Or 2014, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other films in the running for the prestigious...

Will Mike Leigh's "Masterpiece" 'Mr Turner' Land Timothy Spall His First Oscar?

Acclaimed writer and director Mike Leigh’s latest film, Mr Turner, is being hailed as a “masterpiece” by critics at the Cannes Film Festival. Mr Turner has been as praised as Nicole Kidman’s Grace of Monaco...

Timothy Spall Wins Rave Reviews At Cannes For Role As Painter J.m.w. Turner

British actor Timothy Spall has been tipped as an early Oscars contender after wowing critics at the Cannes International Film Festival with his portrayal of 19th century painter J.M.W. Turner in director Mike Leigh's new...

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