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Articles Tagged 'Emma Thompson'

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Emma Thompson and Russell T Davies Team Up for ‘Years & Years’

Doctor Who regenerator Russell T Davies has a new TV project in the works, with Emma Thompson slated to take the lead role. She’ll play Vivienne Rook, an outspoken celebrity turned political figure whose controversial opinions divide the nation. Variety reports the character is a “new breed of politician,” an entertainer, a rebel, a trickster, and her […]

“The Meyerowitz Stories” UK Premiere – 61st BFI London Film Festival

Emma Thompson Joins the Cast of ‘How to Make a Girl’

British journalist Caitlin Moran is turning her 2014 semi-autobiographical novel, How to Build a Girl, into a movie. And she just got one step closer to production, securing Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks) to star in a pivotal scene as a magazine editor, says The Hollywood Reporter. The story is set in the 1990s and revolves around […]

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9 Times Emma Thompson Plays a Do-Gooder on the Big Screen

In her new film The Children Act (Rel: September 14), Emma Thompson plays a high court judge who tries to do the right thing by a young man who’s refusing a blood transfusion on religious grounds. But the right thing isn’t always clear-cut… This isn’t the first time Thompson (who we love as a person as […]

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 […]

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