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Alan Rickman Suffered Spitting Attack After Die Hard Role

Alan Rickman was spat at by members of the public after he played a terrorist in 'Die Hard', according to 'Bill & Ted' star Alex Winter.The late actor - who died at the age of...

Die Hard Most Rewatched Movie Of All Time

'Die Hard' has been revealed as one of the most rewatched films of all time.The 1988 action flick - which stars Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman - as well as 'Dirty Dancing' and 'The Wizard...

Jk Rowling Divides 'Harry Potter' Fans By Apologising For Killing Off Professor Snape

J.K. Rowling has divided millions of ‘Harry Potter’ fans by apologising for killing off the character of Professor Snape in the final book of the series.The Scottish author, 51, tweeted the apology on the anniversary...

Emma Thompson Won't Be Reprising Love Actually Role As It's "Too Sad And Too Soon"

It might be 14 years since the original romantic comedy, Love Actually, hit our screens but for some actors the death of one of the film’s pivotal stars has meant this year's reprisal has come...

'Love Actually' Mini-sequel Will Not Include A Tribute To Alan Rickman

Love Actually director Richard Curtis has confirmed that the upcoming mini-sequel for Red Nose Day will not feature a tribute to the late Alan Rickman.Rickman died aged 69 in January of last year, after a...

Daniel Radcliffe Found Ralph Fiennes "Genuinely Intimidating" On 'Harry Potter' Set

Daniel Radcliffe answered a number of questions from young ‘Harry Potter’ fans, and has revealed which actor used to scare him most while he was filming.The British actor, currently starring in Swiss Army Man, fielded...

Alan Rickman Leaves £4 Million To His Wife, And £100000 To Charities

Alan Rickman’s will has been revealed just over four months after he sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer – and it includes a number of charitable donations totalling £100,000.The famous stage, TV and film actor,...

Alan Rickman's Death Ended 'Galaxy Quest 2' Plans

We are both gutted and relieved to learn that plans to start production on 'Galaxy Quest 2' were cancelled this year in light of the death of Alan Rickman. It's a shame that the world...

Kate Winslet Lightens Emotional Alan Rickman Tribute With Hilarious Story

Kate Winslet remains one of the most down-to-earth British actresses ever, and proved as much in her hilarious tribute to friend and colleague Alan Rickman at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards, where she landed...

Jk Rowling Reveals The Secret She Told Alan Rickman To Help Him Better Understand Snape

JK Rowling has revealed part of what she told actor Alan Rickman about the character of Severus Snape, which helped him better understand his Harry Potter role. Rickman, who passed away last week aged 69,...

9 Funny Moments Delivered By Alan Rickman

Turn those tears of sadness into tears of joy with this little reminder that the dearly departed Alan Rickman was actually one of the funniest and nicest guys around. And it wasn't just on screen...

Emma Watson Accused By Twitter Trolls Of "Exploiting" Alan Rickman's Death To Push Feminist Agenda

Emma Watson has been accused by Twitter trolls of exploiting the death of her Harry Potter co-star Alan Rickman to push her own ‘feminist agenda’.The British actress, who played Hermione Granger in all eight of...

See Alan Rickman In His Final Live Action Role 'Eye In The Sky' - Trailer + Pictures

It's a sad day for the world of film as we lose yet another giant of the entertainment industry, but at least we get to see Alan Rickman in one last live action role with...

More New Year Tragedy: Alan Rickman Has Passed Away Aged 69

The New Year has certainly not got off to the best of starts and it is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of another legend of the entertainment industry. Alan Rickman,...

Kate Winslet Wanted To Hide Pregnancy

Kate Winslet hid her third pregnancy for as long as possible.The 39-year-old actress gave birth to 18-month-old Bear Blaze in December 2013 - her child with third husband Ned Rocknroll - but initially didn't tell...

Movie Role Inspires Kate Winslet To Become Gardening Goddess

The Titanic star had always dreamed of becoming a gardener before taking on the role in pal Alan Rickman's directorial debut, and she admits she's even more passionate about becoming a green-fingered goddess...

Michael Gambon And Alan Rickman Pranked Daniel Radcliffe With Fart Machine

Gambon boasted to his friend about using the device to play practical jokes on audience members during London plays, and Rickman thought it would be hilarious to pretend Radcliffe had a wind problem....

Kate Winslet Sacrifices Personal Hygiene In The Name Of Film

Kate Winslet might be an actress of the most esteemed calibre, but that doesn't mean it's plain sailing every time. When she was selected to star in Alan Rickman's latest directorial effort 'A Little Chaos',...

Kate Winslet Was 'Terrified' Of Alan Rickman

Kate Winslet was ''terrified'' of Alan Rickman when they first met.The 39-year-old actress first worked with the actor 20 years ago on 'Sense and Sensibility' and was convinced he thought she was ''rubbish'' so she...

Alan Rickman Reveals The Challenges And Joys Of Directing 'A Little Chaos'

It's been a long time since Alan Rickman made his directorial debut back in 1997, and so returning to the role (alongside acting in a major role as well) in 'A Little Chaos' presented a...

Alan Rickman Secretly Marries

Alan Rickman has got married in secret.The 69-year-old actor has been in a relationship with Rima Horton since they met when he was 19 and she was 18 and they have lived together in London...

Alan Rickman Shares 'Harry Potter' And 'Die Hard' Secrets At Bafta's Life In Pictures Career Celebration

The career of Alan Rickman was celebrated on Wednesday evening, as the 69 year old was the subject of latest in BAFTA’s Life in Pictures series. Charming the audience with tales from his storied career,...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its filmmakers never intended it to be a historical tale. Not only is it essentially a comedy, but...

Alan Rickman's Career Celebrated At Bafta Tribute

The Harry Potter actor was the focus of BAFTA's Life in Pictures event at the organisation's headquarters on Wednesday (15Apr15). During the tribute, Rickman was interviewed about his lengthy Hollywood career, and...

Harry Potter Stars Were Played By 'Small Adults In Wigs'

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were played by small adults in wigs in 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'.Alan Rickman - who starred as Severus Snape in the film series based on the...

Alan Rickman Almost Turned Down Villain Role In 'Die Hard'

It was the role that made his name, though British star Alan Rickman has revealed that he was close to turning down the iconic villain Hans Gruber in Die Hard. Alan Rickman says he almost...

Kate Winslet Overcame Fear Of Alan Rickman For New Movie

The Oscar winner was just 19 when she starred as Rickman's love interest in the 1995 period drama, which marked her second feature film, and Winslet admits she was terrified of the formidable...

Sharleen Spiteri Inspired Alan Rickman's Harry Potter Style

Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri was the inspiration behind Alan Rickman's image in the Harry Potter movies.The Scottish rocker, who befriended Rickman when he starred in the group's 2000 music video for In Demand, revealed she...

Alan Rickman Gets Behind The Director's Chair In A Little Chaos

British favourites Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman have reunited for Rickman’s first film as a director in more than a decade: A Little Chaos. The upcoming romantic drama, which Rickman has also written, is centred...

'A Promise' Gives A Veteran Director A New Challenge

At age 66, Patrice Leconte clearly has no intention of slowing down. He's been making movies since he was 15 years old, and over his career has made films in a wide variety of genres,...

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