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Helen Mirren applauds soldiers


August 16th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Soldiers deployed to secure the Olympic venues here were pleasantly surprised when veteran actress Helen Mirren applauded them for their work.Troops were drafted in to ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren calls for more women directors


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren urges that the film industry needs to have more female directors.The Oscar winner expressed her views after receiving the lifetime achievement award at ... Read more...

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Queen has a charming persona: Mirren


June 11th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Actress Dame Helen Mirren, who played the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the movie "The Queen", says the royal lady has a charming ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren terrified about royal role


June 10th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she was "very nervous" about taking on the iconic role of Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen".The 66-year-old was the recipient ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson to play Janet Leigh


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson will play the role of Janet Leigh in "The Making of Psycho".According to contactmusic.com, the 27-year-old will star alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins ... Read more...

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Ashton, Demi’s friendly meeting at pre-Golden Globes bash


January 16th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 16 (IANS) They might have been going through a divorce but estranged couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher met each other in a friendly way at ... Read more...

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Halliwell supports Donate A Coat campaign


December 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is backing a campaign for raising money to support the elderly facing a freezing festive period.The 39-year-old has joined Donate ... Read more...

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Anthony Hopkins to play Hitchcock


December 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins has been roped in to play legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in a new biopic.The film "Alfred Hitchcock & the Making of Psycho" ... Read more...

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Women don’t have shelf life in showbiz: Freida Pinto


November 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) She plays a priestess with the power to see the future in Hollywood film "Immortals" and actress Freida Pinto says if she actually gets ... Read more...

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Mirren, Craig donate clothes for auction


October 16th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren and actor Daniel Craig have donated their clothes to an auction for a children's hospital.Beyonce, Nicole Richie and Girls Aloud ... Read more...

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Mirren doesn’t regret not having kids


September 26th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren says she doesn't regret not having children, though she did try to convince herself about motherhood in the past."It's not that ... Read more...

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Mirren enjoys pole dancing


September 25th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren admits she enjoys watching pole dancing and is fascinated by sexual imagery and entertainment.The 66-year-old is married to director Taylor Hackford ... Read more...

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Watson wants to play Juliet!


September 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson says she want to work in a classic Shakespeare adaptation and would love to play Juliet, one of the title characters in ... Read more...

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Mirren haunted by bikini pic


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren admits the photograph of her in a red bikini while holidaying in Italy will always haunt her since it is a ... Read more...

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Mirren surprised over best body title


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren, who has topped the best body poll, says the title made her "feel great" but she isn't worthy of it."The ... Read more...

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Mirren compares London riots to cannibalism


September 21st, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren says the recent London riots were "terrifying". She even compared the looting of shops and setting fire to buildings to "cannibalism"."It was ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren says that her ‘Best Body’ title was rigged


August 31st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost a month after being voted as the person with the ‘best body’ by L.A. Fitness, Helen Mirren has spoken about the accolade. The veteran Hollywood ... Read more...

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Mirren against youngsters getting plastic surgery


August 29th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Veteran actor Helen Mirren says she is against young people going under the knife and finds it horrific."The only thing I don't like on young people ... Read more...

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British women biggest bikini prudes?


August 12th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) British women have been described as Europe's biggest holiday beach prudes.During a Europe-wide poll for retailer isme.com, it was found two-thirds of continentals believe UK females ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren had best body in showbiz


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Actress Dame Helen Mirren has topped the best body in showbiz poll.The 66-year-old star has topped the poll voted for by members of British gym ... Read more...

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Dominic Cooper tried to woo Helen Mirren


July 26th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Actor Dominic Cooper has tried to woo veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren while shooting for their film "Phedre" together.The 33-year-old actor starred with Helen, 65, in ... Read more...

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Mirren replaces Midler in Spector biopic


July 20th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren has stepped into the shoes of actress Bette Midler in a new biopic about disgraced music mogul Phil Spector.Midler was forced ... Read more...

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Not interested in being a Barbie doll: Cattrall


July 4th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) "Sex And The City" actress Kim Cattrall is happy to look her age."I love setting the gauntlet down and saying, 'This is what I look like ... Read more...

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Mirren finds nude beaches comforting


June 28th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren has revealed she visited nudist beaches three times in her life and has found the experience comforting.The 65-year-old actress thinks being nude in ... Read more...

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‘Arthur’ - funny, but let down on original


May 14th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arthur"; Cast: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner; Director: Jason Winer, Rating: ***Love in the times of the cholera called prosperity and globalisation is often seen as ... Read more...

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‘The Queen’ Helen Mirren to ’skip’ royal wedding


April 26th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 26 (ANI): Hollywood actress Dame Helen Mirren has revealed that she won't attend Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding to be held this Friday.The British actress, who won ... Read more...

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Mirren hopes William, Kate have private wedding also


April 25th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren feels sorry for Prince William and Kate Middleton and hopes they exchange vows behind close doors in a second "private" ... Read more...

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Dame Helen Mirren wants Wills-Kat to perform second ‘private’ wedding


April 25th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren 'hopes' that Prince William and Kate Middleton would opt for a second "private" wedding ceremony away from the glare of the global spotlight.The British ... Read more...

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Americans don’t know how to make tea, says Dame Helen Mirren


April 24th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): Actress Dame Helen Mirren has claimed that Americans cannot make a good cup of tea.The 65-year-old actress, who is married to American film director Taylor Hackford, is shocked ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren makes foul-mouthed slip up on live TV


April 20th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
The Oscar-winning actress was discussing her role in the re-make of Arthur and John Gielgud's part in the original when presenter Sian Williams remarked that he was famous for swearing a lot.Dressed ... Read more...

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Raquel Welch voted top beach bikini beauty


April 20th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): American actress Raquel Welch has been voted the top beach bikini beauty of all time.Welch, 70, was up against socialite Kim Kardashian, 30, but she took the ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren scared of working with Russell Brand


April 14th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren feels comedian Russell Brand is quite "intimidating", and admits she was quite scared working with him on "Arthur".Although the actress is now ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren shares lesbian kiss, allows to be groped on Saturday Night Live


April 11th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren did a number of racy skits when she made an appearance on Saturday Night Live, and they included her sharing a lesbian kiss, her breasts ... Read more...

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Russell Brand branded a dud over ‘Arthur’ remake


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Russell Brand has been branded a dud by critics for his remake of classic comedy 'Arthur'.The comedian recreated Dudley Moore's playboy role for the reworking of the 1981 ... Read more...

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‘Arthur’ director intimidated by Helen Mirren


April 7th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) "Arthur" director Jason Winer was so intimidated by veteran actress Helen Mirren that he had to read about the etiquette of drinking tea before meeting her.The ... Read more...

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