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The Crown Series 6 Confirmed

'The Crown' will return for a sixth series. Netflix revealed in January there would only be five seasons of the hit show, but another series has now been ordered, which will take the historical drama...

Helena Bonham Carter's 'Insecurity And Anxiety' Over The Crown

Helena Bonham Carter thought 'The Crown' boss Peter Morgan found it ''insulting'' when she didn't agree to take on the role of Princess Margaret right away.The 54-year-old actress was apprehensive about taking on the part...

Helen Mirren Wins First Tony Award For The Audience

The Queen star returned to her most famous role for a stint on stage in London in 2013, and she reprised the part in March (15) for the Broadway launch of the Peter...

Sacha Baron-cohen 'Didn't Fit As Freddie Mercury'

Sacha Baron-Cohen wasn't cast as Freddie Mercury because he wasn't ''at heart an actor''. Roger Taylor, who played the drums in the iconic band Queen, has revealed he opted against casting the 'Borat' actor...

Helen Mirren's 'Fabulous' Workout

Helen Mirren always puts on ''fabulous'' clothes before working out. The 69-year-old actress has revealed she likes to take it easy when she exercises but insists looking good while she does so helps her to...

Helen Mirren Brings The Queen To Broadway In Speculative Drama 'The Audience' [Photos]

Dame Helen Mirren returns as Queen Elizabeth II as she brings her hit West End political play 'The Audience' over the pond to Broadway; and, without exaggeration, once again proves to be the most convincing...

Netflix Confirms New Royal Drama 'The Crown', By Peter Morgan

Netflix has confirmed that it will make an epic royal drama series called The Crown, written by Peter Morgan. The man behind the Oscar winning The Queen will team up with Billy Elliot's Stephen Daldry...

Kristin Scott Thomas To Play The Queen In Revival Of 'The Audience'

Kristin Scott Thomas has been confirmed to play The Queen in a revival of Peter Morgan's classic stage play The Audience. The Oscar-nominated actress, 54 - one of the world's finest - will play the...

Bradley Cooper To Star In Steven Spielberg's 'American Sniper'

Bradley Cooper has joined Steven Spielberg's 'American Sniper'.The 'Limitless' star will star in the award-winning director's next film, which will follow the book 'American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in US Military...

Ron Howard's 'Rush' Focuses On James Hunt, Niki Lauda Rivalry (Trailer & Pictures)

Chris Hemsworth As James Hunt and Daniel Brühl as Niki Lauda in RushFollowing the relatively disappointing 'The Dilemma', Oscar wining director Ron Howard is back with his latest movie 'Rush', an biographical flick about the...

Freddie Mercury Biopic To Be Released In 2014

A Freddie Mercury biopic will be released in early 2014. Brian May confirmed filming for the motion picture - which will tell the story of the late Queen singer's formative years leading up to the...

Helen Mirren Dusting Off Her Crown To Play ‘The Queen’ Once More

Helen Mirren is set to reprise her career-defining role as ‘The Queen’ for a new stage-play directed by Stephen Daldry. The British star – who scooped an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II...

Dame Helen Mirren To Reprise Her Role As The Queen In New Play

Dame Helen Mirren is to reprise the role that won her a much-coveted Oscar award by playing Elizabeth II in a new play by Peter Morgan called The Audience. Morgan wrote the script for The...

British Actress Helen Mirren Set For A Return To The Throne

Helen Mirren will be returning to her role as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, it has emerged, when the veteran actress will grace the stage at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End for a...

Anthony Hopkins Doesn't Pursue Roles

Sir Anthony Hopkins never ''pursues'' interesting movie roles.The veteran actor can soon be seen playing legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 'Hitchcock' and though the part was initially offered to him several years ago, he didn't...

Anthony Hopkins Doesn't Pursue Roles

Sir Anthony Hopkins never ''pursues'' interesting movie roles.The veteran actor can soon be seen playing legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 'Hitchcock' and though the part was initially offered to him several years ago, he didn't...

Bradley Cooper To Make Navy Seal Movie

Bradley Cooper is set to star in 'American Sniper'.The 'Hangover' actor is to produce the movie - based on the autobiography of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle - through his March 1 company and is also...

Ron Howard: Rush Will Make People Love Formula 1

Ron Howard is going to make people "fall in love" with Formula 1 racing with his new movie 'Rush'.The director has made a film about the worldwide racing tournament which centres on the rivalry between...

Ron Howard To Direct Formula 1 Movie 'Rush'

Ron Howard, the acclaimed American filmmaker, is reportedly set to direct the Formula 1 movie 'Rush'. Ron Howard will get behind the camera for the project which tells of the 1970's rivalry between the late...

Sacha Baron Cohen Is Perfect Choice To Play Mercury

Sacha Baron Cohen is the perfect choice to play Freddie Mercury onscreen, according to Brian May. Although the Queen guitarist is apprehensive about a biopic of the band's legendary lead singer - who died from...

Sacha Baron Cohen Set For Torrente Remake

Sacha Baron Cohen is set to star in a remake of 'Torrente'.The 'Borat' funnyman is in talks to take on the lead role in the Hollywood version of the Spanish comedy action franchise, which were...

Eminem To Go 360?

Eminem is in talks to star in '360'. The '8 Mile' actor is in discussions alongside Frances McDormand for a role in the psycho-sexual drama, directed by Fernando Meirelles, Production Weekly reportsBritish beauty Rachel Weisz...

James Bond Axed

The new 'James Bond' film has been officially axed.In April, production on the 23rd movie about the suave spy - who was to be portrayed by Daniel Craig for the third time - had been...

Woody And Coen Brothers Among Wga Nominees

The Coen Brothers and Woody Allen have been recognised for their screenwriting as the nominations for the Writers' Guild of America (WGA) awards were unveiled.The Coens received their fourth WGA nomination for Burn After Reading...

By on 08 January 2009

Screenwriter Morgan Blasts The Queen At Golden Globes

British screenwriter PETER MORGAN had another dig at THE QUEEN at the Golden Globe Awards last night (15JAN07) after using his Best Screenplay acceptance speech to criticise the monarch. As Golden Globe Awards organisers desperately...

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