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Emma Thompson To Play The Queen In New Tv Drama

Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play The Queen in a new British TV drama.The Oscar-winning actress will portray Her Royal Highness in the project, Walking...

Keira Knightley Inspired By Thompson To Beat Dyslexia

Keira Knightley overcame dyslexia by reading a screenplay by Emma Thompson.The 26-year-old actress suffers from the learning disability - which affects sufferers ability to read - and when she was growing up it was having...

Demian Bichir An Outside Bet For Best Actor Oscar

Demian Bichir is just the latest in a long line of Oscar nominees who've bucked the trend, the traditional prestige movie awards often going against the grain of awards season and finding outside candidates to...

Emma Thompson Mistaken For Naked Male Intruder

Emma Thompson has revealed that she was once mistaken for a man, after walking through a field naked. When police received a report of a naked intruder outside the home of Emma Thompson, they were...

Keira Knightley For Rival Effie Biopic?

Keira Knightley is set to star in a rival biopic to Emma Thompson's film on Euphemia 'Effie' Gray. Although Emma is currently shooting the project 'Effie' which she wrote starring Dakota Fanning and based on...

Stars Donate To Rainforest Charity Auction

Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Sting are among the stars who have donated signed memorabilia to raise funds for an environmental charity.Rockers U2 and funnyman Stephen Fry have also handed over personal items for...

Helen Mirren Tops Hot List

Dame Helen Mirren has topped a list of Hotter Than Ever Women Over 50. The 65-year-old actress - who is renowned for her enviable figure - was named number one in the study by home...

Thompson, Welch And Taylor-wood Are Harper's Women Of The Year

EMMA THOMPSON, FLORENCE WELCH and SAM TAYLOR-WOOD have been named the Women Of The Year by Britain's Harper's Bazaar magazine.The Nanny MCPhee star picked up the Role Model prize at the Harper's Bazaar Women of...

Movie Reviews Nanny Mcphee Returns

Many critics did not regard the terribly British Nanny McPhee as their cup of tea when it was released in 2005. They're even less enthusiastic about Nanny McPhee Returns . The film's star, Emma Thompson,...

Thompson Taking Extended Vacation In 2011

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is taking a break from Hollywood in 2011 to spend more time with her family.The Oscar winner is mum to daughter Gaia and adopted son Tindyebwa with her actor husband Greg...

Thompson Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Oscar winner EMMA THOMPSON has been immortalised on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after unveiling her star on Friday (06Aug10).The actress was joined by her Nanny MCPhee Returns co-star Maggie Gyllenhaal and her ex-boyfriend, House...

Wise Tried To Date Winslet Before Thompson

Actor GREG WISE tried to seduce KATE WINSLET before he married EMMA THOMPSON - after a clairvoyant told him he was destined to wed a SENSE AND SENSIBILITY co-star.Wise met both Winslet and Thompson on...

Maggie Gyllenhaal's Emma Bond

Maggie Gyllenhaal "hung out" with Emma Thompson on the set of 'Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang'. The 32-year-old actress admits she didn't get to do much work with the star, but they still found...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Lost In Translation

Maggie Gyllenhaal has to "translate" what people say when she comes to England. The US actress appeared in London for the premiere of 'Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang' last night (24.03.10) and told how,...

Miller, Nighy & Thompson Back Proposed Tax For Bankers

SIENNA MILLER, BILL NIGHY and EMMA THOMPSON are backing a campaign urging the U.K. government to implement a new tax on the country's bankers.Finance workers have been embroiled in controversy in recent months after it...

Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut

Dustin Hoffman is to direct a film. The 72-year-old actor is in the final stages of negotiations to helm 'Quartet', a movie about a retirement home for opera singers in the Home Counties of England....

Old Blonde Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson was stunned when her daughter told her she was too old to have blonde hair.The 'Nanny McPhee' actress recently dyed her tresses from brunette and while she likes them, 10-year-old Gaia wasn't impressed.The...

Gyllenhaal In Awe Of Thompson

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL is so in awe of actress EMMA THOMPSON, she's been taking tips off her while filming NANNY MCPHEE AND THE BIG BANG.The Dark Knight star is currently in London shooting scenes for the...

Thompson Moves Oscars From Restroom

EMMA THOMPSON has been forced to move her two Oscar statuettes from her bathroom at home - to make way for her nine-year-old daughter's artwork. The British actress won a Best Actress Academy Award for...

Blanchett's Humble Oscar Plans Flushed Away

Actress CATE BLANCHETT wanted to follow fellow Academy Award winner EMMA THOMPSON's lead and place her 2004 Oscar statuette in the bathroom - but was too proud to hide her award away. The Australian star...

Thompson Credits Writing Success To Late Dad's Lucky Pen

EMMA THOMPSON owes her writing successes to a "magic pen" her late father bought her when she was a child. The actress, who won an Oscar for her SENSE AND SENSIBILITY adapted screenplay and acclaim...

Thompson's Romance With Sleepy Laurie

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has mixed memories of dating HUGH LAURIE at university in Cambridge, England - because he used to fall asleep while walking her home. Laurie was the SENSE AND SENSIBILITY star's first...

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