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Articles Tagged 'Emma Thompson'

Actor Tom Hardy attends the premiere of FX’s “Taboo” at DGA Theater on January 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

10 Actors Who Keep Us on Our Toes with Their Chameleon-Like Transformations

Tom Hardy is as versatile an actor as they come, playing the tattooed, 19th-century adventurer James Delaney in Taboo (2017), Bane in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), and tousle-haired spy Ricki Tarr in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011). His two most recent transformations, though, are next-level impressive. For Venom, he turns into a murderous “symbiote” with […]

Emma Thompson attends UK launch event for Disney’s “Beauty And The Beast” at Spencer House on February 23, 2017 in London, England.

Festive Heaven! Emma Thompson is Making a Holiday Movie

As a wife who discovers her husband is having an affair, Emma Thompson supplies some of the most emotional moments in Richard Curtis‘s holiday classic Love Actually. Now, the multi-talented actress-screenwriter is making a festive film of her own. According to Variety, Thompson has co-written the script for a holiday romance called Last Christmas with […]

2017 Toronto International Film Festival – “The Children Act” Premiere

WATCH: Emma Thompson Plays a Judge Facing a Difficult Decision in ‘The Children Act’

Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks) takes on the role of a courtroom judge, presiding over a life-changing case in the forthcoming film The Children Act, reports Deadline Hollywood. In the film — based on Ian McEwan‘s 2014 novel and directed by Notes on a Scandal‘s Richard Eyre — the High Court judge, Fiona Maye, meets 17-year-old Adam (Dunkirk‘s Fionn Whitehead), […]

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WATCH: Sir Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson Reunite in ‘King Lear’

A new trailer for King Lear released yesterday (May 22) shows Sir Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson sharing a screen for the first time in 25 years. The pair previously worked together on Howards End (1992) and The Remains of the Day (1993), portraying each other’s love interests. This new two-hour adaptation of Shakespeare‘s epic tragedy sees them […]

Actress Emma Thompson attends Entertainment Weekly’s Must List Party during the Toronto International Film Festival 2017 at the Thompson Hotel on September 9, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.

Emma Thompson is Developing a Horror Thriller About the Black Plague for HBO

Chances are when you hear the name Emma Thompson, you think of cosy dramas like Howards End, Sense and Sensibility, and Saving Mr Banks, or kids’ films like Nanny McPhee and Harry Potter. You don’t really think of death, pestilence and terror, though that might be about to change, as Deadline reports Emma is hard at work on a horror thriller series called Harrow Alley for […]

A Christmas Crow

Can You Spot Which A-Lister is Playing Elizabeth I in ‘Upstart Crow’?

There’s no mistaking who she’s supposed to be, but under all that ivory make-up and that red-haired wig is Emma Thompson. The Nanny McPhee star has been made to look like Queen Elizabeth I for a special Christmas episode of Upstart Crow, a sitcom about William Shakespeare written by Blackadder‘s Ben Elton. Don’t believe us? Then here’s Emma in […]

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Sir Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson to Star in ‘King Lear’ TV Adaptation

The BBC will start filming a landmark adaptation of Shakespeare‘s King Lear later this month, and as usual they haven’t stinted on the cast. Sir Anthony Hopkins will star as the dethroned king, whose mental decline sees him eventually rage against the wind on the cliffs at Dover. Sir Anthony’s recent performance in The Dresser makes him perfect […]

‘Alone in Berlin’ Press Conference – 66th Berlinale International Film Festival

WATCH: Emma Thompson Isn’t Cool with Body Shaming… She Makes Some Noise

Hollywood A-lister Emma Thompson (Beauty and the Beast, Saving Mr. Banks) joined the Swedish panel show, Skavlan, last week to talk about her role as an ambassador for Greenpeace. The interview topics ranged from funny stories — because it is Emma Thompson — to some more serious topics, like climate change. And, of course, the conversation turned to […]

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