Articles Tagged 'Helen Mirren'

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WATCH: Helen Mirren Narrates New Beatrix Potter Story

If there’s one thing the internet has been good for, it’s cats—and now even classic children’s writers are getting in on the action. A new story by Beatrix Potter was recently unearthed when publisher Jo Hanks found an unedited manuscript, written more than 100 years ago and 70 since the author died. Alongside it was a color illustration of […]

Helen Mirren arrives at amfAR’s 23rd Cinema Against AIDS Gala at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 19, 2016 in Cap d’Antibes, France.

Helen Mirren to Star as Heiress in Supernatural Drama ‘Winchester’

Who you gonna call? Dame Helen Mirren, of course. That’s because her next movie—just as soon as she stops messing about with cars, that is—will see her battling ghosts, ghouls, and things that go bump in the night. Deadline reports she will play Sarah Winchester, an heiress convinced she was being haunted by the souls of people killed by […]

Actress Helen Mirren testifies before the Constitution Subcommittee and the Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts Subcommittee joint hearing on the “Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act – Reuniting Victims with Their Lost Heritage.” on Capitol Hill on June 7, 2016, in Washington, DC.   / AFP / MOLLY RILEY

FIRST LOOK: Helen Mirren on the Set of ‘Fast 8’

The idea of Dame Helen Mirren getting in on some street racing action seemed a little incongruous at first, but now—ah, who are we kidding? It’s still a bit strange. We’ve known since June she’s been cast in the eighth outing of the Fast and Furious franchise, and then a few weeks later she let us in on a rather […]

Stefanie Martini attends the Jameson Empire Awards 2016 at The Grosvenor House Hotel on March 20, 2016 in London, England.

Stefanie Martini Cast as Young Jane Tennison in ‘Prime Suspect’ Prequel

Is any show immune from prequel fever? The latest to get the backstory treatment is British crime drama Prime Suspect, which ran from 1991 to 2006 and was recently given a U.S. remake by NBC that starred Maria Bello. The original followed tough-talking DCI Jane Tennison, a no-nonsense detective who realizes the gruesome crimes she has to investigate are […]

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Dame Helen Mirren Knows What She Won’t Be Doing in ‘Fast 8’

We’re disappointed to report that Helen Mirren is disappointed she will not be driving a car in her dream-come-true role (possible exaggeration) in Fast 8. In true Mirren fashion, she does not mince words when talking about it. The British actress talked about the upcoming role, telling Entertainment Weekly, “I wanted to be driving, but […]

43rd Chaplin Award Gala – Arrivals

Dame Helen Mirren Joins ‘Fast 8’

This is not a drill. Dame Helen Mirren has just confirmed her role in Fast 8, the 2017 installment of the Fast and Furious series, reports Elle. The actress had a sit-down with the magazine, covering a lot of material, talking about her recently released film Eye in the Sky, what made her want to do the war movie, the […]

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WATCH: Helen Mirren Scolds Drunk Drivers in Super Bowl Ad

Budweiser was smart to recruit Dame Helen Mirren to have a chat with people planning to partake in Super Bowl festivities (February 7), because she doesn’t mince words. Mirren is very self-aware when introducing herself, saying in the below commercial, “Hello. I’m Helen Mirren. A notoriously frank and uncensored British lady.” She is completely dumbfounded […]


WATCH: Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman in ‘Eye in the Sky’ Trailer

Dame Helen Mirren (Woman in Gold) and Alan Rickman (A Little Chaos) team up in the military thriller Eye in the Sky, releasing in the U.S. on March 11, 2016. Mirren takes on the role of U.K.-based officer Colonel Katherine Powell, reporting to Rickman’s character Lieutenant General Frank Benson. These two are all business and […]

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