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Nia Dacosta To Direct Hedda Gabler Adaptation

Nia DaCosta is set to write and direct an adaptation of 'Hedda Gabler'.The 32-year-old filmmaker enjoyed box office success with her horror movie 'Candyman' and will now present a fresh take on Henrik Ibsen's famous...

Glenda Jackson Recalls Being Warned About The Movie Industry

Glenda Jackson was warned she’d be unlikely to find success as an actress until she was 40.The 86-year-old Oscar-winning star studied her craft at the prestigious drama school RADA and though her teachers knew she...

Michael Caine And Glenda Jackson To Star In The Great Escaper

Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson are set to star in ‘The Great Escaper’.The 87-year-old actor will star opposite the ‘A Touch of Class’ star, 84, in the upcoming biographical drama, which is set to be...

Glenda Jackson Returns To Acting After 20 Years

Jackson won two Academy Awards for Best Actress in the 1970s for Women in Love and A Touch of Class, but quit stage and screen work in 1992 shortly before she became a...

Glenda Jackson's Margaret Thatcher Rant Shocks Parliament

Double Oscar winner-turned-politician Glenda Jackson stunned colleagues during a special session of parliament on Wednesday (10Apr13) by launching into a bizarre rant about former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.British Members of Parliament (Mps) were called...

Colorful Director Ken Russell Dead At 84

British director Ken Russell, the flamboyant director of such films as Women in Love, The Devils, and The Who's Tommy has died at age 84 of an apparent stroke. Active to the end, he reportedly...

Ken Russell Tributes Pour In Following Death

Tributes have been pouring in for late director Ken Russell, the extrovert British film director who sadly passed away aged 84 on Sunday (November 27th 2011). Russell was known throughout the industry for his thought-provoking...

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