Articles Tagged 'Emily Mortimer'

Actress Emily Mortimer attends the 11th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar on April 18, 2016 in New York City.

Emily Mortimer to Play Jane Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Disney has added another Emily to the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, their upcoming sequel to the classic 1964 film. While Girl on a Train‘s Emily Blunt has the unenviable task of stepping into Julie Andrews‘ shoes as the titular nanny, Variety is reporting that Shutter Island star Emily Mortimer will play her former charge Jane Banks. And no, she’s […]

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Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

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Colin Firth Works with Woody Allen, Relives ‘Bridget Jones’

Playing tongue-tied for the camera was no sweat for The King’s Speech star Colin Firth, but it turns out the self-described shy actor finds himself at a loss in real life too sometimes, as he did on the set of Woody Allen‘s new film Magic in the Moonlight. “My conversations with [Allen] were only about […]

WATCH: Emily Mortimer Holding Forth on the News

(AP) Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Alan Poul at premiere. Emily Mortimer, who stars in HBO’s just premiered The Newsroom, has been giving her own views on the Fourth Estate. In the series Mortimer has a key role playing the executive producer of a fictional tv news program called News Night. The actress notes […]