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Emma Thompson has withdrawn her teenage daughter from school so she can be educated at home.The British actress and her husband Greg Wise have decided their 15-year-old daughter Gaia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

Benedict Reveals Proposal Was 2014 Highlight

Benedict Cumberbatch says his engagement is his ''most important thing of 2014.''The 'Imitation Game' star popped the question to his long-term girlfriend Sophie Hunter earlier this year, and admitted the decision to spend the rest...

Emma Thompson To Write Third Bridget Jones

Emma Thompson is writing 'Bridget Jones' Baby'.The 'Saving Mr Banks' star has been called in to re-write the screenplay following complaints from the movies' stars, who revealed they were unhappy with the planned script for...

Effie Gray: Does It Take Victorian Repression Too Far?

Critics have been divided about the latest British period drama to hit cinemas. Effie Gray is based on a notorious true scandal from the mid-19th century, and most reviews have commented that the buttoned-up approach...

Emma Thompson Backs Russell Brand 'Don't Vote'

Emma Thompson has urged the public to follow Russell Brand's 'don't vote' campaign.The 'Effie Gray' actress has spoken out in favour of the comedian's controversial campaign - which encouraged people to rethink their political stance...

Audiences Get A Glimpse Of Effie Gray

The first trailer for Dakota Fanning’s new film, Effie Gray, has hit appliances with video playing abilities everywhere and showcases Emma Thompson’s fourth scripted venture in which she also co-stars. The film is a British...

Jamie Dornan Cast In The Ninth Life Of Louis Drax

Jamie Dornan has been cast in 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax'.The '50 Shades of Grey' actor will star as a doctor in the psychological thriller, which is based on Liz Jensen's best-selling novel of...

Stars Back Bame Campaign

Daniel Craig, Idris Elba and Emma Thompson are among the stars who have signed an open letter to a group of British broadcasters urging them to include more black, asian and minority ethnic (Bame) actors...

Gordon Ramsay Taught Bradley Cooper To Swear For New Film

Gordon Ramsay taught Bradley Cooper how to swear for a movie role.The 'F Word' star met with the Hollywood hunk in London and Venice to advise him on his role as a chef in 'Adam...

Emma Thompson Heading To London With Sweeney Todd

Emma Thompson is returning to the London stage for the first time in 25 years for a string of performances in a concert version of Sweeney Todd.The British actress made her New York stage debut...

Emma Thompson & Ray Winstone Join Carlyle's Serial Killer Cast

Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone have joined the cast of Trainspotting star Robert Carlyle's directorial debut.The Full Monty star will portray a barber who becomes a serial killer in The Legend Of Barney Thomson, and...

Emma Thompson: 'Working Mums Should Take A Year Off'

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has risked the wrath of working mums everywhere by insisting it's impossible to be a great mum and a career woman at the same time in a new interview.The Saving Mr....

Emma Thompson Joins A Walk In The Woods

Emma Thompson has been cast in 'A Walk in the Woods'.The British actress, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal are the latest stars to join Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in the independent comedy, based on...

Emma Thompson Says 'Love Punch' Marriage Sabbatical Is "Not A Bad Idea"

Emma Thompson has stepped forward to say that she's all for taking a year out of a marriage in what's known as a "sabbatical" if it is "done properly." The 54 year-old film star and...

Brosnan, Thompson Are Far, Far Better Than 'The Love Punch'

Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie is a pretty good cast. It just is. And there The Love Punch - a Great Marigold Hotel style movie set in the Cote d'Azur probably...

It's A Hard Knock Life This Christmas With 'Annie' - [Trailer + Pictures]

The youngest ever Oscar nominee, Quvenzhane Wallis – with a touch of autotune thrown in for good measure - plays the iconic and titular role of Annie in Columbia Pictures’ upcoming modernisation of the classic,...

Emma Thompson & Pierce Brosnan Are Amateur Jewel Thieves In 'The Love Punch' [Trailer & Pictures]

The Love Punch is due out in UK cinemas next week so what are we in for from Last Chance Harvey writer and director Joel Hopkins?From L-R: Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Emma Thompson and Pierce...

A Week In News: 'Noah' Conjures A Box Office Miracle, Glastonbury Line-up Revealed, And 'How I Met Your Mother' Bids Farewell

Nice Work, 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky's latest epic, Noah, was released last weekend and managed to triumph at its debut box office with $44 million, despite all the negative publicity regarding religious condemnation and middling reviews....

Empire Film Awards: James Mcavoy, Emma Thompson, 'Gravity,' And 'The Hobbit' Take Home The Silver

Some of the biggest names in film were out last night for the Jameson Empire Film Awards, which saw the year's biggest and best movies awarded for a storming year in filmmaking. Voted for by...

Arnie Talks Working Out, Desserts And 'Terminator' Ahead Of Lifetime Achievement Award

Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about his London habits, what it means to be awarded the lifetime achievement award from Empire and the next Terminator when quizzed by The Telegraph last night. The Austrian star said he...

Emma Thompson, Annie Lennox, Rita Ora Unveiled As M&s "Leading Ladies" In Ad Campaign

Emma Thompson has been unveiled as one of the leading faces in a new campaign by Marks & Spencer. The actress was selected alongside a host of other accomplished women to front new advertisements for...

Emma Thompson Surprises Musical Cast In Sweeney Todd Costume

British actress Emma Thompson gave the cast of a Broadway show a scare when paid them a visit in her creepy Sweeney Todd costume.The Harry Potter star is preparing to make her New York stage...

What Would 'Harry Potter' Have Been Like With This Alternative Cast?

There’s a generation out there who have been practically weened on Harry Potter. The books and the films have become a religion for devout fans of the series, but would it have been the same...

The 2014 Baftas Run Like The Oscars' Older, Funnier Sister

As the British equivalent to the Oscars, last night’s BAFTAs were obviously a glamorous affair. In between bouts of Stephen Fry’s self deprecating humor (“[Oprah’s] performance in The Butler was so moving, I almost gave...

Bafta Honors Mid-point Report: Brangelina, Emma Thompson Own The Red Carpet And Our Hearts

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt haven’t really been a staple at award shows recently, but when they do attend, they make it memorable. After spending Valentine’s apart, Hollywood’s power couple reunited in London on Saturday...

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