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Emma Thompson Is So Over The Royal Wedding

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has seized even the most sceptical romantic in its royal grip - with the slight exception, however, of actress Emma Thompson. The veteran star - a symbol...

Emma Thompson's Marital Breakdown Inspired 'Love Actually' Performance

It's been fifteen years since the iconic romantic melodrama that was 'Love Actually', and many scenes from the movie still resonate with viewers. One heartbreaking moment in particularly saw Emma Thompson's character realising that her...

Emma Thompson Attacks Hollywood Pressure On Female Actors To Be Thin

Emma Thompson has spoken out about the “evil” pressures that Hollywood puts on actresses to lose weight and stay thin on movies, revealing she almost quit Brideshead Revisited because another female star was asked to...

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...

Angry Farmer Sprays Manure At Emma Thompson And Greenpeace Protestors On Proposed Fracking Site

An angry farmer has sprayed raw sewage Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson and her sister Sophie after they violated a court injunction protecting a proposed fracking site in Lancashire.The 57 year old actress and her younger...

Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance And Others Pose For Nude Photos With Dead Fish

Emma Thompson and Mark Rylance and other stars are taking part in an awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of overfishing. Nothing unusual about that, you might think, until you see the photos from the...

Deleted Scenes From 'Love Actually' Reveals Heartbreaking Storyline Cut From Final Film

Christmas must be soon approaching if we’re talking about Love Actually again. Richard Curtis’ 2003 rom-com has become a Christmas staple over the past decade and has been responsible for more than a few tears...

Stars Campaign For Mental Health Funding In Open Letter

The Boomtown Rats frontman leads calls for mental health care funding to be protected, and made equal to investments for physical health, when a Government spending review is announced on 25 November (15)....

Stars Sign Open Letter Over Refugee Crisis

The escalating refugee crisis in mainland Europe has captured headlines in recent weeks as those fleeing violence in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan try to make a new life in European countries. Coverage...

'Radical Feminist' Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson is a ''radical feminist''.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' star has insisted she will always champion equal rights for women and claims those who do not agree with feminism believe they should be subservient to...

Emma Thompson Joins Greenpeace Protests Over Shell Arctic Drilling

Emma Thompson has added her voice to the Greenpeace protests occurring outside Shell’s headquarters on London’s Southbank over the last several weeks, helping the demonstrators and telling the attendant media that people needed to “get...

Emma Thompson Joins Greenpeace Anti-drilling Protest

The Sense and Sensibility star joined more than 60 demonstrators to haul the animatronic animal, named Aurora, into place in the early hours so it could 'roar' periodically throughout the morning. She...

Bridget Jones Scenes Filmed At Ed Sheeran Show

Scenes for 'Bridget Jones's Baby' were filmed at an Ed Sheeran concert.Some of the first scenes for the eagerly-anticipated third movie were shot at the 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker's Croke Park show in Dublin last...

Emma Thompson Claims Hollywood Sexism Is Worse Than Ever

Beloved English actress Emma Thompson has waded into the debate about gender equality in Hollywood, claiming that, far from making progress since the issue was first seriously raised in the last decade, the industry has...

Emma Thompson: Sexism In Acting Industry Is Worse Than Ever

Emma Thompson thinks ''sexism'' in the acting business is worse than ever.The Oscar-winning actress has joined other female stars - including Maggie Gyllenhaal and Dame Helen Mirren - in criticising perceived sexism in the television...

Robert Carlyle Blasts American Actresses

Robert Carlyle thinks American actresses shy away from ''monstrous roles''.The 54-year-old actor - who starred in 'Trainspotting' and 'The Full Monty' - has argued that Americans, unlike their British counterparts, are reluctant to take on...

'Downton Abbey', Emma Thompson And 'Wolf Hall' Lead A Very British Year At The Emmy Awards

‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Wolf Hall’ have led the British nominations at this year's Emmy Awards, with both dramas picking up three nods each. While HBO series ‘Game Of Thrones’ might have dominated this year’s nominations...

Robert Downey Jr And Paul Thomas Anderson Working On Pinocchio

Robert Downey Jr and Paul Thomas Anderson are writing and producing a live-action movie of 'Pinocchio' together.The 50-year-old actor is producing the live-action Warner Bros movie and will star as the toymaker Gepetto in the...

Ewan Mcgregor To Star In Beauty And The Beast

Ewan McGregor will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Sir Ian McKellen, Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.The 44-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be...

The First Picture Of Emma Watson And The Rest Of The 'Beauty And The Beast' Cast Has Arrived

Thanks Josh Gad for making our day! Yes the Frozen actor has just put a mid-week smile on many a face as he’s shared the first cast picture from the upcoming live action remake of...

Sir Ian Mckellen To Star In Beauty And The Beast

Sir Ian McKellen will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.The 75-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be playing Cogsworth,...

Emma Thompson To Play Mrs Potts In 'Beauty And The Beast'

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has joined the cast of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast and will play Mrs Potts, the housekeeper who was transformed into a teapot in the magical 1991 animated version.Emma Thompson...

Emma Thompson To Play Mrs. Potts In Beauty And The Beast

Emma Thompson will play Mrs. Potts in Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 55-year-old actress will star in the role that was voiced by Angela Lansbury in the 1991 original animated film, while Kevin Kline...

'Beauty And The Beast' Remake Confirmed For March 2017, Adds Emma Thompson And Kevin Kline

More Disney casting news! The forthcoming live action re-make of the classic Beauty and the Beast will feature Emma Thompson as Mrs Potts and Kevin Kline as Belle’s father Maurice, it was announced on Monday....

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...

Russell Brand Backs Emma Thompson's Tax Protest

Russell Brand has thrown his support behind Emma Thompson's plan to stop paying tax until the British government cracks down on schemes which help the wealthy shield their riches.Thompson's actor husband Greg Wise has revealed...

Emma Thompson And Greg Wise Planning Tax Boycott

Emma Thompson and her actor husband Greg Wise want to stop paying tax until the British government launches a crackdown on schemes which help the wealthy shield their riches.The British couple is hoping to launch...

Emma Thompson Withdraws Daughter From School

Emma Thompson has withdrawn her teenage daughter from school so she can be educated at home.The British actress and her husband Greg Wise have decided their 15-year-old daughter Gaia should be homeschooled after the teen...

Emma Thompson's Daughter Set To Be Home-schooled

Emma Thompson has decided her daughter should be educated at home.The 55-year-old actress and her husband, actor and producer Greg Wise, have decided to withdraw their 15-year-old daughter Gaia from her £6,000-a-term school so she...

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