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Articles Tagged 'Emma Thompson'

‘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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First Look: Whole Cast Brought to Life in New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Posters

Special posters released yesterday (January 26) have given us our first look at the big-name stars who make up the supporting cast of Beauty and the Beast. We’ve already seen Emma Watson as a pitch-perfect Belle in the first trailer, not to mention Downton‘s Dan Stevens, who, let’s face it, could only convincingly play a “Beast” with the use […]

Emma Thompson attends the “Bridget Jones’s Baby” world premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on September 5, 2016 in London, England.

Emma Thompson Set to Star in Film Penned by Mindy Kaling

How about this for an exciting prospect? A new movie starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling is being called a cross between The Devil Wears Prada and Broadcast News. Variety reports it will star Emma as a veteran broadcaster in danger of losing her long-running series after she hires her first female writer, portrayed by Mindy, who will also write […]

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WATCH: 10 British Actors Who Can (and Will) Dance

The British celebrities we tend to keep an eye on may carry themselves as if they’re sensitive artistes, for whom dignity is on equal footing with oxygen as a necessity for life itself, but rest assured, they’re all, without exception, incredible show-offs. And as sure as day follows yesterday, with incredible off-showing comes incredible dancing. […]

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VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]

EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 – Red Carpet Arrivals

10 Reasons We Love Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson, whose 56th birthday is today (April 15), is one of those actresses who makes you think, “I bet she’d make a great friend. I’d really like to hang out with her.” But, why do we think that? Yes, her roles are amazing—like her Academy Award-winning performance in Howard’s End; or the eccentric, witchy teacher such as […]

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Ian McKellen Joins Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Walt Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast is already topped up with a handful of our Anglo favorites, including Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, Luke Evans, and Dan Stevens. Why stop there? In an earlier post, we mentioned that we’d refrain from announcing the Beauty and the Beast casting rollout one actor at a time, but the updates […]

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Now Emma Thompson Joins the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Fun

It’s OK. We won’t be bringing every new casting choice from Disney’s live-action recreation of their own classic cartoon Beauty and the Beast to Anglophenia readers one name at a time, but this newsflash is just a little bit special. So, we currently have our beauty, in the shape of Emma Watson as Belle. We […]

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