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Richard Curtis 'Respects' People Who Don't Like His Films

Richard Curtis has ''a lot of respect for people'' who do not like his films.The 63-year-old screenwriter has penned a number of hit romcoms, such as 'Four Weddings and a Funeral', 'Notting Hill', 'Love Actually'...

Richard Curtis Wants Higher Tax Bill To Help UK Economy's Covid-19 Recovery

Richard Curtis wants to be taxed more to help bail out the UK economy as it recovers from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. The 'Love Actually' creator - who is estimated to be worth...

Martine Mccutcheon Hopes She And Hugh Grant Are Still Together In 'Love Actually' Mini-sequel

Ahead of the highly anticipated Love Actually mini-sequel that’s currently being filmed for Comic Relief, one of the movie’s stars, Martine McCutcheon, has excitedly teased a few details about her character Natalie and her romance...

'Love Actually' Mini-sequel Will Not Include A Tribute To Alan Rickman

Love Actually director Richard Curtis has confirmed that the upcoming mini-sequel for Red Nose Day will not feature a tribute to the late Alan Rickman.Rickman died aged 69 in January of last year, after a...

'Love Actually' Sequel Special To Be Broadcast On Red Nose Day

If you’ve always wondered what happened to the many characters of Richard Curtis’ massively successful 2003 rom-com Love Actually, your questions will all be answered in a special short ‘sequel’ to the film that will...

The Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' Gets A Makeover To Highlight Gender Inequality

This week marks exactly 20 years since the Spice Girls burst on to the UK music scene with ‘Wannabe’. It’s hard to believe that its been so long since we first saw Mel B, Geri,...

Deleted Scenes From 'Love Actually' Reveals Heartbreaking Storyline Cut From Final Film

Christmas must be soon approaching if we’re talking about Love Actually again. Richard Curtis’ 2003 rom-com has become a Christmas staple over the past decade and has been responsible for more than a few tears...

Chloe Grace Moretz Signs On For Live Action 'The Little Mermaid'

Chloe Grace Moretz has confirmed she’s signed signed on for the upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. The film was first announced last March with Sofia Coppola attached to direct, but in June the...

Liam Neeson Plays God For Richard Curtis' Campaign

The Taken star has provided the voice of the Almighty for a new advert, directed by Curtis, which is to be shown in cinemas across the world to promote the United Nations' goals...

Bee Gees Musical Biopic Loses Screenwriter

The Love, Actually moviemaker had been tapped to write the story about brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice and their rise to fame, but Curtis has now exited the project because he found their...

'About Time' Premieres In London: Did Critics Enjoy Richard Curtis' Swansong?

When Richard Curtis announced that he was stepping away from filmmaking after three decades of movies, fans of his sweet and touching rom-coms looked forward to the final piece from the romantic comedy maestro who...

Richard Curtis Bows Out Of Filmmaking: What's His Secret Rom-com Formula?

Master of the romantic comedy genre, Richard Curtis, who helped bring us some of Britain's best-loved romance films of the last three decades has said that he thinks upcoming film About Time will be his...

Richard Curtis, Director Of Bridget Jones, Notting Hill To Retire From Filmmaking

Richard Curtis, king of the romantic comedy genre, has decided that the soon-to-be-released About Time will most likely be his last. The Oscar-nominated filmmaker, best known for his screenwriting skills for The Boat That Rocked,...

British Stalwart Richard Curtis To Put Down Camera And Quit Directing

Undoubtedly the king of British rom-com, Richard Curtis has enjoyed a long and successful career, writing or helming some of the country’s most-loved films.In addition to his Oscars and Bafta nominations/wins, he can probably add...

Richard Curtis Returns With Latest Rom-com 'About Time' [Trailer]

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Richard Curtis, the man behind British romantic-comedy behemoths Notting Hill, Love Actually and Bridget Jones's Diary, is back with his latest foray into the best-loved movie genre. 'About Time' stars Domhnall Gleeson as...

Dawn French Marries New Beau Mark Bignell

Dawn French has married her partner Mark Bignell at a lavish eco-hotel, with Alison Moyet providing entertainment for the guests. The comedienne has been dating Bignell for just over a year, following the break-up of...

Stars Launching Anti-hunger Campaign

Harry Potter actress Bonnie Wright, Bill Nighy and his Love Actually director Richard Curtis are among the stars teaming up for a major campaign against world hunger.Social rights activist Desmond Tutu and computer magnate Bill...

Unfinished Blackadder Script Re-discovered ; Could There Be A Final Hurrah?

Popular British comic character Blackadder looks like he could have one more role up his sleeve, after a 'lost Christmas special' was re-discovered by scriptwriter Richard Curtis. Played by the actor Rowan Atkinson, Blackadder...

Jessie J Is Shaving Head For Comic Relief

Jessie J will shave her head for Comic Relief.The 'Domino' singer is going to go bald for Red Nose Day - the biennial BBC comedy telethon founded by Richard Curtis and Lenny Henry - and...

Love Actually Sequel Wanted By Universal

Universal Pictures president Eddie Cunningham wants a 'Love Actually' sequel.The movie boss admits he would love to ''green light'' a follow-up to the 2003 Richard Curtis-directed romantic comedy - starring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth and...

Film Boss Wants Love Actually Sequel

The president of Universal Pictures has urged British director/writer Richard Curtis to come up with a follow-up to hit 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually.The British film, which focused on several different characters trying to find...

George Michael To Release New Order Charity Cover

George Michael is releasing a new single, 'True Faith', for Comic Relief.The 'Carless Whisper' singer has recorded a version the 1987 New Order single for the UK charity, the proceeds of which will go to...

Curtis Ordered To Re-write Doctor Who Episode

LOVE ACTUALLY screenwriter/director RICHARD CURTIS was ordered to rework his script for cult British TV show DOCTOR WHO after he handed in his draft to BBC bosses - his story was dismissed as "bad" and...

Daltrey Insisted On Film Screening Before Ok-ing Songs

Rocker ROGER DALTREY insisted on seeing new movie PIRATE RADIO before agreeing to allow director RICHARD CURTIS to use THE WHO's hits in the soundtrack - because he feared the moviemaker would take liberties with...

Curtis To Re-edit The Boat That Rocked Before U.s. Release

Writer/director RICHARD CURTIS is sailing THE BOAT THAT ROCKED back into the editing room ahead of its U.S. release after the comedy failed to make waves at the British box office.The Love Actually scribe is...

Big Ben Named Top Movie Location

Big Ben has been named the most iconic film location in London in a new poll from movie advertising company Pearl and Dean.The landmark headed the survey thanks to the scene from the 1978 thriller...

Maybury Slams British Film Business

JOHN MAYBURY has blasted the UK film industry for dismissing innovative film-makers and only giving mainstream directors like RICHARD CURTIS a chance. The English THE JACKET director has ditched Britain's movie business in favour...

Love Actually Writer Slapped With Law Suit

LOVE ACTUALLY creator RICHARD CURTIS is being sued by writer MARTIN SIMPKIN - who claims he dreamt up the movie premise first. Simpkin insists he wrote his version, SWEEPING NO 10, in November 2000...

Belly Button Piercing Swings It For Keira

Rising British talent KEIRA KNIGHTLEY claims her belly button piercing won her a role in upcoming film LOVE ACTUALLY. The 18-year-old actress had her belly pierced when she was just 12 - because her...

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