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Vanessa Redgrave Urges U.k. Prime Minister To Open Borders To Child Refugees

The actress and activist delivered a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday (05Aug16). In it she called for an immediate amnesty for the minors who have family members in Britain....

Next James Bond Film Not Until 2018

The next James Bond movie won't hit screens until 2018 at the earliest. Producer Barbara Broccoli is working on two other films first so she doesn't have time for the suave spy's next motion picture...

Vanessa Redgrave Supports Junior Doctors At Rally

The Oscar winner was a guest speaker at the People's Assembly Against Austerity's emergency rally against cuts to the National Health Service (NHS) funding and the changes planned for junior doctors' contracts, pay,...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being Scrapped

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal to prevent the new Conservative government in Britain from repealing the Human Rights Act.The ‘Sherlock’ actor was...

Benedict Cumberbatch Urges Brits To Keep Human Rights Act

The Sherlock star is among the celebrities who have filmed a series of videos for the Liberty organisation to protest against plans to repeal the European Human Rights Act and replace it with...

Jane Fonda: Ageism In Hollywood Is 'Alive And Well'

Jane Fonda says ageism is ''alive and well'' in Hollywood.The 77-year-old star has claimed older women are finding it increasingly hard to get work in the film industry because of age discrimination.She said: ''Ageism is...

Vanessa Redgrave To Star In One-off Theatre Performance

The Oscar winner is to read extracts from Michele Zackheim's novel Last Train to Paris at the off-Broadway Cherry Lane Theatre, and she has been given just four days to rehearse. She...

Vanessa Redgrave Signs Letter In Support Of Troubled Charity

The veteran actress has thrown her support behind the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT), which has faced criticism for providing grants to CAGE, an organisation set up by a former detainee at U.S....

Vanessa Redgrave Gets Prestigious Honour At Women In Film Awards

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave received a lifetime achievement honour for her illustrious career at the Women in Film and Tv Awards in London on Friday (05Dec14).The Oscar winner was feted by judges for her five...

Vanessa Redgrave To Star In The Go-between Remake

Stage and screen veteran Vanessa Redgrave has signed on to star in a new Bbc adaptation of author L.P. Hartley's 1953 novel The Go-Between.The Howards End star's father Michael Redgrave portrayed Leo Colston in the...

Telluride Film Festival: Bennett Miller Describes What Attracted Him To 'Foxcatcher' Project

Bennett Miller's soon-to-be-released film Foxcatcher has been shown at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado and the director has discussed what aspects of the story first attracted him to the project.Steve Carell (L) and Channing...

Rooney Mara To Star In The Secret Scripture

Rooney Mara is to appear in 'The Secret Scripture'.The 29-year-old actress has joined the cast of the drama, which centres on the character of Roseanne, a 100-year-old woman who recalls her life in mental institutions...

Steve Carell Is Almost Unrecognisable In 'Foxcatcher' [Trailer & Pictures]

Steve Carell is almost unrecognisable as paranoid schizophrenia and wrestling obsessive John du Pont in the upcoming film Foxcatcher. Directed by Bennett Miller who was responsible for such films as Capote, the film is based...

'Foxcatcher': Why A Wrestling Movie Has Stolen The Limelight At Cannes

Murder, wrestling and the French Riviera don’t seem to go hand in hand, yet Steve Carell’s Foxcatcher has definitely won over the crowds and critics at Cannes Film Festival.Channing Tatum and Steve Carell star in...

Vanessa Redgrave To Appear On Call The Midwife For The First Time

Vanessa Redgrave is set to appear on the British Tv period drama she narrates for the first time.The veteran actress plays mature nurse Jennifer Worth in Bbc show Call The Midwife - but she's never...

British Acting Dynasties To Join Forces On London Stage

Members of Britain's most famous theatrical families will come together on the London stage when Vanessa Redgrave's granddaughter makes her debut alongside Jack Fox.Daisy Bevan, daughter of Nip/Tuck star Joely Richardson, is following her mother...

Michelle Williams Relaxes With Musicals

Michelle Williams finds singing and dancing ''like meditation''.The 33-year-old actress found filming a musical number for 'My Week with Marilyn' stopped her worrying about her performance and she was delighted to be asked to play...

Vanessa Redgrave Joins Protest Against Prison Book Ban

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave joined a demonstration outside a prison in London on Friday (28Mar14) to protest against a book ban.New regulations were introduced in the U.K. in November (13) ruling that inmates can no...

Natasha Richardson Honoured At Charity Event

Late British actress Natasha Richardson was honoured at a charity event in New York City this week (beg03Feb14) attended by her widower Liam Neeson and mother Vanessa Redgrave.Richardson, who died in a skiing accident in...

Jessica Chastain's Secret Scripture Finds Director

'The Secret Scripture' will be directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan.The 'Into the Storm' cinematographer will helm Jessica Chastain in a movie adaptation of Sebastian Barry's award-winning novel. After months of searching, Thaddeus has finally been...

Steve Coogan Loves Imitating James Bond

Steve Coogan still enjoys impersonating James Bond.The 'Philomena' actor, who spoofed 007 in his 2011 movie 'The Trip,' provided some light entertainment for his co-stars, including Dame Judi Dench, on the set of the new...

Kim Cattrall Defends Vanessa Redgrave Play After Bad Reviews

Actress Kim Cattrall has stepped up to defend Vanessa Redgrave's new production of Much Ado About Nothing after the play was hit with a slew of scathing reviews last week (ends23Sep13).The veteran British thespian stars...

Matt Damon And Vanessa Redgrave To Take Part In William Shakespeare Reading

Matt Damon is to tackle the works of William Shakespeare with seasoned thespian Vanessa Redgrave during a night of readings in New York City later this month (Jun13).The pair will read sections of the playwright's...

Jake Gyllenhaal And Vanessa Redgrave Nominated For Theatre Awards

Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Redgrave and America Ferrera are up for top honours at the 28th annual Lucille Lortel Awards celebrating the best in Off-Broadway theatre.Gyllenhall has received an Outstanding Featured Actor nomination for his U.S....

Oscars 2013: Five People Robbed Of An Academy Award

We here at Contactmusic.com really hope there's a massive upset at the Oscars on Sunday (February 24, 2013), for no other reason than it's fun to watch the actor who should have won sink into...

Vanessa Redgrave Encouraging Late Daughter's Sons To Take Up Acting

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave is encouraging her late daughter Natasha Richardson's sons to take up acting, but the boys are not interested in a screen career, according to their father Liam Neeson.The proud grandmother wants...

Kim Cattrall Returns Home To Play Hollywood Star At The Old Vic

Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall is to return to the stage for the Old Vic's forthcoming production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird Of Young. The Liverpool-born actress will play a failing Hollywood star...

Broken Leads British Independent Film Awards Nominations

'Broken' leads the nominations for the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). The drama movie is up for nine accolades including Best Film, Best Actor for Tim Roth, Best Supporting Actor for Cillian Murphy and Rory...

Gemma Arterton Wants To Be A Bond Girl "Forever"

For some people, having a label over your head for the rest of your career would hardly seem like the most appealing thing in the world, however Quantum of Solace star Gemma Arterton has admitted...

Patricia Hodge: 'Judi Dench, Redgrave And Smith Get All The Good Roles'

British actress Patricia Hodge is convinced older female stars struggle to land work in the U.K. because all the good parts go to Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith and Vanessa Redgrave.Hodge, 66, has described...

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