Articles Tagged 'Adrian Lester'

Matt Damon, Paul Greengrass

Brits with Birthdays: Paul Greengrass Goes to Sea, and More

Director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum), a journalist turned filmmaker, got an early birthday present when the prestigious New York Film Festival announced late last month that his new movie, Captain Phillips, will debut as the festival’s opening night movie on Sept. 27. Greengrass, who was born in Surrey and graduated from Cambridge, turns 58 tomorrow (Aug. […]

Mirren shouts at drummers

The Best of the British Stage, Coming to a Screen Near You

At the Gielgud Theatre in London recently, Helen Mirren took her final bow as Queen Elizabeth II in the play The Audience, which was directed by Stephen Daldrey and written by Peter Morgan. Morgan was also the writer of 2006 film The Queen, for which Mirren won an Oscar in the same role, and the […]