Articles Tagged 'Helen Mirren'

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 […]

43rd Chaplin Award Gala – Arrivals

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 […]

25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards – Arrivals

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 […]

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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 […]

10 Reasons We Love Dame Helen Mirren

Possibly we should all take a page out of Dame Helen Mirren‘s book? The British actress turns 70 this coming Sunday (July 26), and makes getting older seem so easy. A list of reasons why we love the Academy Award-winning actress could go on forever, and that’s where the comments section comes in handy with your inclusions, but we’ll […]

Actress Helen Mirren Honored By World Jewish Congress For Her Role In Acclaimed Film “Woman In Gold” At The Neue Galerie In New York City

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren Stars in Hair Care Commercial

Academy Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren isn’t above doing commercials, nor does she shy away from doling out her beauty secrets. The Queen star is the face of the L’Oreal Paris Excellence Age Perfect campaign at the age of 69, starring in the just released U.K. commercial for hair maintenance: Some actresses, and even actors, […]

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Matt Smith to Play Prince Philip for Netflix

We may still be waiting to find out what’s going on with Matt Smith in both Terminator Genisys and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, but that doesn’t mean we can’t add a fresh title to that list if something suitably exciting comes up. It seems that Netflix have commissioned a new original series called The […]

Benedict Cumberbatch backstage at Red Nose Day (Pic: NBC)

British Stars Turn Out for First U.S. Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day arrived at NBC yesterday, and among the fun and hoopla, an avalanche of British stars turning out to perform skits and songs and generally lark about. They’re doing so in order to raise money for Comic Relief, a charity set up by Richard Curtis and British comedian Lenny Henry to tackle famine […]

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