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Robin Williams To Play Dwight Eisenhower

Robin Williams is to play Dwight Eisenhower in new movie 'The Butler'.The actor will portray the former US President in director Lee Daniels' next film, based on the life story of Eugene Allen, who worked...

Sigourney Weaver Stars In 'Political Animals': Her Best Role Ever?

Sigourney Weaver is in the midst of filming 'Political Animals' in West Philadelphia. On paper, her character, Elaine Barrish Hammond may sound incredibly similar to that well-known US political figure, Hilary Clinton. Weaver insists that...

Gemma Arterton Fought For Song For Marion Scene

Gemma Arterton had to fight for key scenes to be reinstated in 'Song For Marion'. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress plays the role of a teacher and choir mistress for the elderly named Elizabeth in the...

Fascinating Fact 13629

Blur rocker Alex James and veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave are celebrating after a 'deli-to-the-stars' in the heart of London's West End theatreland was saved from closure. James and Redgrave campaigned successfully to persuade local officials...

Vanessa Redgrave Supports Anti-poverty Appeal

British actress Vanessa Redgrave has thrown her support behind a campaign to give factory workers better pay.The Atonement star has called for donations to benefit underpaid employees in third world countries who work 80-hour weeks...

Vanessa Redgrave & James Corden Triumph At Whatsonstage Awards

Vanessa Redgrave and James Corden were the big winners at the annual WhatsOnStage.com Awards after they went home with the prizegiving's main acting trophies on Sunday (19Feb12).The veteran star was honoured with the Best Actress...

Olivia Colman And Fassbender Triumph At Evening Standard Awards

Olivia Colman fought off competition from Oscar winners Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Weisz and Tilda Swinton to land the coveted Best Actress prize at the Evening Standard British Film Awards on Monday night (06Feb12).Colman landed the...

George Clooney Continues Awards Dominance With Gala Win

George Clooney is really beginning to turn up the heat on his Oscar rivals after landing the Best Actor gong at the National Board of Review Gala in Manhattan on Tuesday evening (January 10, 2012)....

Joely Richardson Wants Daughter To Become An Actress

Joely Richardson wants her daughter to become an actress so the family acting tradition doesn't "die out".The 'Nip/Tuck' star comes from a long line of actors and actresses, including grandfather Sir Michael Redgrave, mother Vanessa...

Joely Richardson 'Changed' By Natasha's Death

Joely Richardson says the death of her sister Natasha was "life-changing".The 'Nip/Tuck' actress - whose older sibling tragically died following a skiing accident in 2009 - admitted she wasn't aware of how much of a...

Fascinating Fact 12520

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave has been unveiled as the guest director of next year's (12) Brighton Festival in the U.K. The event in May (12) celebrates the best of the arts, including music, theatre and...

Michael Fassbender And Vanessa Redgrave Win At British Independent Film Awards

Michael Fassbender and Vanessa Redgrave were among the big winners at the British Independent Film Awards in London on Sunday night (04Dec11).Fassbender took home the Best Actor prize for his role in Shame, while Redgrave...

Kenneth Branagh Honoured At Bifas

Kenneth Branagh was honoured with a major prize at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) last night (04.12.11). The actor-and-director picked up the Variety Award at the ceremony in London's Old Billingsgate for helping to...

Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave And Spacey Up For Theatre Awards

Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave and Kevin Spacey are among the stars nominated for the upcoming Whatsonstage.com Awards, which honour the best in London theatre.Law has been nominated for the Best Actor trophy for his role...

Redgrave And Earl Jones Raise $22,000 For Theatre Charity

Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones have been applauded for helping to raise more than $22,000 (£13,750) for charity through their West End show Driving Miss Daisy.The acting legends have pulled in huge crowds and...

Redgrave Pays Tribute To Russell

Veteran British actress Vanessa Redgrave has remembered late director Ken Russell as a "genius" and revealed she still treasures a tribute he wrote following the death of her daughter Natasha Richardson.Tommy director Russell, who passed...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Redgrave Honoured For Acting Career

Acting legends Meryl Streep, Ralph Fiennes and James Earl Jones came together in London on Sunday (13Nov11) to honour Vanessa Redgrave for her lengthy career.Redgrave was feted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

Vanessa Redgrave To Receive Oscar Tribute

Vanessa Redgrave is to receive an Oscar tribute in London on Sunday (13.11.11). The British actress - who is currently starring in a theatre production of 'Driving Miss Daisy' in the West End - will...

Vanessa Redgrave To Make Academy History In London

Vanessa Redgrave is to be saluted at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' first-ever European tribute to an actor.Meryl Streep, Ralph Fiennes, James Earl Jones and the revered thespian's daughter and Anonymous co-star...

Roland Emmerich: No Truth In Anonymous

Roland Emmerich says his latest film 'Anonymous' is completely his own interpretation. The 55-year-old director - who is known for working on action movies 'Independence Day' and 'Godzilla' - uses the historical drama to advance...

Rhys Ifans: 'I Was Vanessa Redgrave's Flyman'

Actor Rhys Ifans feels his acting career has come full circle after working with Vanessa Redgrave in new period film Anonymous - because he started out as the veteran's 'flyman'.The Notting Hill star landed a...

The Things They Say 23078

"We didn't have to be actresses. Mum begged my sister and me not to be actors. She said, 'Please be anything but.' And my father was direct. He said, 'Act!' So we had two different...

Redgrave Supporting Irish Travellers' Cause In Memory Of Late Brother

Vanessa Redgrave offered her support to a group of embattled Irish travellers in the U.K. last month (Aug11) because a group of gypsies saved the life of her late brother Corin in 2005.The Oscar-winner visited...

Vanessa Redgrave In Pneumonia Scare

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave was recently under doctors' orders to rest amid fears she was suffering pneumonia.The star is preparing to bring her Broadway production of Driving Miss Daisy to London's West End later this...

Vanessa Redgrave Attends Irish Travellers' Court Hearing

Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave showed her support for a group of Irish travellers evicted from their U.K. homes by accompanying them to court on Wednesday (31Aug11).The Oscar winner visited the embattled illegal residents of Dale...

Vanessa Redgrave Hits Out At Irish Travellers' Eviction From U.k. Site

Veteran British actress Vanessa Redgrave has lashed out at authorities in Essex, south east England for forcing a group of Irish travellers out of their home, insisting the eviction is a breach of their human...

Flawed Parent Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave thinks she has sometimes been a "bad mother". The 74-year-old actress - who has son Carlo Nero, 41, with actor Franco Nero, and daughter Joely and late Natasha from her marriage to director...

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'Game Of Thrones' Musical Is Made A Reality... Sort Of...

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'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic

Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper's 1982 haunted house movie 'Poltergeist' is so iconic that remaking it has always...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Was A Special Challenge For Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy has made a name for himself with films like 'Inception', 'The Dark...

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Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

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Brandon Flowers - I Can Change [Lyric] Video

With his new solo album 'The Desired Effect' out now, the Killers frontman Brandon...

Cooties - Trailer

Everyone knows fourth grade school children can be little monsters, but what happens when things get way too literal?...

The Cribs Have Released Their New Video And It Features Some Interesting Guests

Indie-rock band The Cribs have been delighting audiences with their unique blend...

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