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The House actor has been entertaining audiences almost four decades
British acting legend Hugh Laurie has had his long-list of achievements finally recognised with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star of American medical drama House was among a long list of celebrities who will be honoured at the famous landmark in Los Angeles in 2017.
Hugh Laurie will recieve a Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Laurie, 57, won two consecutive Golden Globes for his portrayal of Gregory House in the eight-series drama focusing on a specialist diagnostics team but was already an established star as one half of comedian duo Fry and Laurie from Jeeves and Wooster and Blackadder.
Continue reading: Hugh Laurie Has Been Honoured With A Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star
Hiddleston and co-star Hugh Laurie have said the BBC miniseries will not be returning.
Tom Hiddleston has ruled out returning for another series of BBC hit ‘The Night Manager’. The adaptation of the novel by John le Carre had been a hit with viewers and critics and there were reports of work on a second series. However Hiddleston and co-star Hugh Laurie have said it won’t be happening.
Tom Hiddleston has said there won’t be another series of ‘The Night Manager’.
"As it stands, Pine exists for six hours in a mini series. The story feels complete,” Hiddleston said while promoting the miniseries in the US. "I only ever conceived of it as an adaptation of a complete novel.”
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Fry went missing for several days in 1995, during a run of West End play ‘Cell Mates’.
Comedian Stephen Fry has opened up about his disappearance in 1995, saying he would have ended his own life if he didn’t have the option of vanishing for a while. The 58-year-old was speaking as part of BBC documentary ‘Stephen Fry: A Life On Screen’ which airs tonight (December 29th) on BBC Two.
Stephen Fry has spoken about his 1995 disappearance.
Fry disappeared in 1995 just three days before he was due to star in Cell Mates on London’s West End. At the time a spokesperson for his agent said, “We are concerned about him” and confirmed they did not know the comedian’s whereabouts.
Stephen Fry married his fiancé Elliott Spencer on Saturday (17th January). The actor and comedian shared his happy news via Twitter.
Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer are married! The couple announced their happy news on Saturday (17th January). Fry announced the news via Twitter and attached a picture of the couple signing the marriage register. "Gosh. @ElliottGSpencer and I go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one. Amazing," Fry wrote.
When young science enthusiast Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) fell into a spot of trouble with the local cops and went to retrieve her confiscated belongings from the police station, she did not expect where it would take her. After accidentally being handed a coin shaped red pin bearing a strange blue letter 'T', she is shocked to find herself transported to a strange land, amidst a wheat field surrounding a futuristic looking city under a glorious blue sky. She meets an ageing inventor named Frank Walker (George Clooney) who encourages her to explore Tomorrowland with him; a mysterious dimension in time and space whereby their actions can immediately affect the world; and unveil the secrets behind this mystical land.
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A collection of rare audition tapes of some of a our favourite Hollywood actors has been released and it makes for interesting viewing!
TV and film superstars often don’t seem like real people. They live on a screen in our front room, or occasionally on a bigger screen in a bigger room if it’s a special occasion. They perform something funny, moving, sad or uplifting and then we, as the viewing public, go back to our daily lives and they continue to be these things that we can’t really associate with. Do they eat, drink, fight, burp, play and laugh like everyone else? Who can tell when the only time we see them is pouting on a red carpet in beautiful designer clothes that make them look unrealistically sensational?
Hollywood stars like Leonardo Dicaprio have to apply for their job just like all of his fans
While the everyday lifestyle of the average acting superstar may be but mere guesswork for us mortals, what we can conclude is that they have to interview for jobs just as much as the next person - and they have to do it on camera.
Continue reading: DiCaprio, Johansson, Laurie: A Sneak Peak At Celebrity Auditions
The BBC are mixing things up, slowly.
As part of the shakeup at BBC Radio, Radio 2 has one of the corporation’s longest running broadcasters switching to a late night slot, Hugh Laurie hosting a blues show, and radio stalwart Steve Lamacq shoved out the door. He’ll retain his BBC 6 Music drivetime slot, though. As far as shakeups go, this isn’t very shaky.
Hugh Laurie was the highest paid actor in the U.S for House
Lewis Carnie, Radio 2's head of programmes, said: "I wanted to expand our big band programming but, with reduced funds across the BBC, we could no longer afford to commit to regular big band recordings. However, we are aware that our listeners love this kind of music, so we are giving our Sunday night audience an extended two hour session of the tunes they love from the broadest range of Big Band music."
Stephen Colbert mocked Daft Punk on 'The Colbert Report' after they cancelled their appearance in favour of the MTV Video Music Awards.
Daft Punk cancelled their appearance on The Colbert Report on Tuesday night, this was so they could make a surprise appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Stephen Colbert outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, appearing for The Late Show With David Letterman.
Unfortunately for the group, Stephen Colbert did not take the slight kindly. The comedian started to make puns at the electronica group's expense, he claimed he'd been "daft punk'd" and referred to the duo as "the artists formerly booked as Daft Punk."
Continue reading: Stephen Colbert Rails After Daft Punk Cancel 'The Colbert Report'
As many of us look forward to tomorrow, a Friday: the end of the working week and a chance to kick back with a vat of whatever numbs the pain, think of Ashton Kutcher - raking in $24m a year and spending it on the sexiest woman of the year.
That's right, according to Metro, the richest TV actor is enjoying some extra curricular activity with Esquires Sexiest Woman in the World, Mila Kunis. The facts suggest that he certainly is the luckiest man on earth. For some, it really is luck: with fancy houses growing up, the best education, the best contacts thanks to their parents jobs, but for Ashton, life wasn't so simple. All of his siblings had health problems of some such; his twin brother has cerebral palsy and his other brother had to have a heart transplant at a young age. And it's not as if Kutcher was the only family member to grow up untroubled. He attempted suicide at just 13-years of age. A tough home-life didn't put him off acting though, and he continued to become one of the most prominent actors today. Like him or loathe him, and many choose to loathe, but he's well and truly got himself to where he wants to be.
Following Kutcher, who overtook the erstwhile Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen in the richlist, were Hugh Laurie and Ray Romano, tied for second place at $18 million thanks to the syndication of "House" and "Everybody Loves Raymond.
Sheen isn't so 'bi-winning' anymore it seems, since Kutcher started raking in the glory. Not only has he got the lead role in one of the most popular sitcoms in the States, earning him a Teen Choice nomination already, but his earnings of $24 million since signing the show's contract has made him the Highest Paid TV Actor according to Forbes - not only that, but he is also reportedly dating his stunning 'That 70s Show' co-star Mila Kunis who, incidentally, came ninth on FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 list whereas Sheen appears to be, regrettably, single. And no longer super super rich like Ashton, as he didn't even make Forbes top 10 list in spite of the fact that last year he earned a whopping $40 million.
Forbes bigged up Kutcher even more when mentioning his business ventures: 'In addition to acting, Kutcher is an active Silicon Valley investor. He got in early on Skype, Spotify and Airbnb which is now worth $1 billion.' Also in the top five on the list were Hugh Laurie with $18 million, Ray Romano with $18 million, Alec Baldwin with $15 million and Mark Harmon, $15 million in respective second, third, fourth and fifth places.
Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener talk kissing and music during a press junket at New York's Crosby Hotel for their hilarious new movie 'The Oranges'. Hugh, 53, is asked why his onscreen kiss with 26-year-old Leighton Meester has been made into a 'big thing' in America. 'I don't know the answer to that not having seen the kiss itself', he said. 'Is it shocking?' But Catherine chimes in that she's used to seeing that kind of age gap in LA: 'It's pretty much the norm there.'
Arthur Christmas is the clumsy youngest son of the famous Santa Claus. Together with his family, including his father, his cool older brother Steve, Santa's father Grandsanta and Santa's wife, Mrs. Santa, they run a top secret, highly state of the art operation beneath the North Pole, which helps Santa deliver every single Christmas present in one night around the globe and which cannot be seen by anyone else. It is a lengthy process, which sees Santa's team of elves - including a 'Gift Wrapping Battalion' who carry scissors and tape guns - training in the isolated Arctic during the summer by performing drills and practising their wrapping skills on unsuspecting polar bears. There is also a 'mission control' in which Santa and his team can see exactly how many days there are until Christmas and how many presents have been wrapped.
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Fred (Marsden) is a slacker whose parents (Cole and Perkins) finally force him out of the house. With some help from his sister (Cuoco), he gets a job interview and a mansion to housesit. But any promise is upended when he meets a talking rabbit named EB (voiced by Brand), who would rather be a rock drummer than follow his destiny as the Easter Bunny. Meanwhile on Easter Island, a disgruntled chick named Carlos (Azaria) is plotting a coup against EB's father (Laurie).
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E.B. is a young bunny who wants to see the world, but he's got one small problem, he's the next bunny inline to be named as the Easter Bunny, a career path that E.B. is very reluctant to take. Deciding to put his destined career on hold, E.B. decides that Hollywood is the place to be, but he quickly discovers Hollywood isn't a safe place to be for a small bunny when he's knocked over by a car.
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Hugh Laurie Tuesday 11th January 2011 The FOX TCA Winter 2011 Party held at Villa Sorriso - Arrivals Pasadena, California
Hugh Laurie Thursday 17th September 2009 The Season 6 Premiere Screening of 'House' held at the Arclight Hollywood Cinema - Arrivals Los Angeles, California
Hugh Laurie Thursday 24th April 2008 12th annual Prism awards held at the Beverly Hills hotel Beverly Hills, California
Alcoholic police detective Todd Ludlow (Keanu Reeves) has just finished wrapping up a notorious kidnapping case when Captain Jack Wander (Forest Whittaker) gives him the bad news. His ex-partner Terrence Washington (Terry Crews) is talking to Internal Affairs, and bureau head Captain James Biggs (Hugh Laurie) is looking to take Ludlow down. Before he can intimidate his former friend into not snitching, a pair of gang bangers kill him. Desperate to clear his own name in the death, Ludlow begins to investigate. Soon, he's linking the crime to a couple of local drug dealers who seem incapable of committing the hit. With Wander on his side and Biggs on his back, it will take all the street savvy he has to solve the case -- that is, if someone doesn't try and permanently stop him too.
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Hugh Laurie - House M.D. star, Hugh Laurie arriving at LAX from London Los Angeles, California - plenty of bags as he heads to getting back to work on his show. Monday 25th February 2008
Fans of "Stuart Little," the classic E. B. White's children's book about a congenial little mouse with a wind-up red roadster, would be wise to avoid "Stuart Little," the mostly in-name-only big screen adaptation featuring Michael J. Fox's voice emanating from a computer-animated Stuart.
Nearly everything delightful about the book is erased or painted over here with near-plotless kiddie fare, predictably zany adventures and deliberately ham-fisted acting from a wildly talented cast (Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jeffrey Jones, Allyce Beasley, Estelle Getty, Julia Sweeney), entirely wasted on a Saturday morning cartoon script.
Ironically co-written by M. Night Shyamalan (the writer-director of "The Sixth Sense"), the story opens with Mr. and Mrs. Little on their way to an orphanage to pick out a kid for no explored reason. Won over by the home's least likely resident -- a talking mouse named Stuart with a miniature wardrobe and a pithy personality -- they take him home, where his new brother George (Jonathan Lipnicki from "Jerry Maguire") gives him the cold shoulder and the family cat (voiced obnoxiously by Nathan Lane) tries to eat him.
Continue reading: Stuart Little Review
Thank you for all the lovely birthday wishes. I’m going to do this more often.
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@mldritsme Thank you Lauren. Gratefully received.
Up early this morning to the sweetest music. The hum of bees.
@simonblackwell @FXNetworks @skytv Bravo SB!!!
@simonblackwell My goal is uncivil rest. Not the same though, is it?
The sun came out for 7 minutes. People stood in the street, staring at it like it was Halley’s comet. Dogs howled, children wept.
A month from now, Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? puts to sea. Currently laying in supplies of rum and hard biscuit.
@norton071165 I would so like to, you’re right. What blandishments can I throw your way?
@MarinaHyde Thank you ma’am, for this and much else. I will strive.
@norton071165 Well now you’re just teasing me…
@Mike_Sayer Thanks again, Mike. I will come begging very shortly. Milk or plain chocolate?
@Mike_Sayer Blimey… thank you Mike! Is a Speed Six Gurney Nutting Coupe out of the question?
Very honoured to have been given command of a frigate in the Agatha Christie fleet. Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? star… https://t.co/ytclXjBfz2
The O&C Boat Race may not be of interest to many, but I’m getting shivers. In my day, the Great Ouse at Ely was a b… https://t.co/nmSC8xlKTR
I looked at the date 10 seconds after sending this. I am a fool, obviously, but also sad too. https://t.co/S6p4t2ynwV
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Silver bullets https://t.co/TGPkrlvXmO
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