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Anne Hathaway Tears Up Over Hooker Role

Anne Hathaway choked back tears during an interview on British Tv on Wednesday (09Jan13) as she recalled the trauma of playing a prostitute in the new movie adaptation of Les Miserables.The actress takes the role...

Lincoln Leads Bafta Film Awards Nominations

Daniel Day-Lewis' historical drama Lincoln will be the movie to beat at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards after scoring a massive 10 nominations.The film, which is hotly tipped for...

Lincoln Leads Bafta Film Awards Nominations

Daniel Day-Lewis' historical drama Lincoln will be the movie to beat at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards after scoring a massive 10 nominations.The film, which is hotly tipped for...

Guillermo Del Toro Left Filmmaking Notes In London Cab

Guillermo Del Toro was once left panic-stricken after losing a book full of his filmmaking notes in a London taxi.The Mexican director reveals the incident happened while he was trying to decide whether to take...

Juno Temple To Stay Grounded After Bafta Nomination

The bright lights of Hollywood and the awards that come with it can warp good people into wild-child tearaways with no grip on reality or morality. Just look at Lindsay Lohan. Just kidding, she's never...

Elizabeth Olsen And Andrea Riseborough Lead Bafta Rising Star Nominations

Elizabeth Olsen and Andrea Riseborough are among the young actresses set to compete for the coveted Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.Martha Marcy May Marlene star...

Anthony Hopkins Wants To Avoid Awards Season

Sir Anthony Hopkins is hoping to take a backseat during Hollywood's upcoming awards season because he can't stand the prospect of pandering to producers in a bid to land a prize.The Welsh star already boasts...

Brian Cosgrove To Receive Top Honour At Children's Baftas

British producer Brian Cosgrove is set to be honoured for his contribution to kids' Tv at the upcoming British Academy Children's Awards.Veteran actor David Jason will hand animator Cosgrove the Special Award in recognition of...

Cornel Lucas Dies Age 92

Award-winning British photographer Cornel Lucas has died at the age of 92.The famed snapper passed away at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London on Thursday (08Nov12). The exact cause of his death was unknown...

Composer Richard Robbins Dies At 71

Celebrated film composer Richard Robbins has lost his battle with Parkinson's disease at the age of 71.The musician died last Wednesday (07Nov12) at his home in Rhinebeck, New York. Robbins spent much of his...

Daniel Day-lewis Stages His Own Empty Chair Speech

Daniel Day-Lewis provided a little light entertainment at the 2012 Bafta/LA Britannia Awards by staging his own version of Clint Eastwood's famous empty chair speech as he accepted a top honour on Wednesday night (07Nov12).The...

Melissa George Opens Up About New Love

Melissa George has opened up about her relationship with her French businessman boyfriend, insisting the romance "feels so right".The Australian actress began dating entrepreneur Jean-David Blanc earlier this year (12) after meeting him in February...

Michael Fassbender Leads European Film Awards Nominations

Michael Fassbender's performance in Shame is still bringing in nominations - the actor is up for a top prize at the annual European Film Awards (Efa) next month (Dec12).Fassbender pulled in a haul of nominations...

Dustin Hoffman Cries During Career Retrospective

Dustin Hoffman broke down in tears at a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) event honouring his lengthy career on Tuesday (16Oct12).The Rain Man legend was the subject of a Life in...

Top Cinematographer Harris Savides Dead At 55

Revered Hollywood cinematographer Harris Savides has died at the age of 55.The cameraman worked on six movies with director Gus Van Sant and also teamed up with Sofia Coppola for her upcoming movie The Bling...

Anna Kendrick Lost Her Hair Over 2010 Awards Stress

Actress Anna Kendrick was left so stressed out by the critical acclaim she received for her role in UP IN THE AIR she started losing her hair.The Twilight star appeared opposite George Clooney in the...

Daniel Day-lewis To Receive Excellence In Film Award

Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is set to be recognised for his stellar career achievements at the 2012 Bafta/LA Britannia Awards.The There Will Be Blood star will be presented with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for...

Patagonia Dominates Bafta Cymru Awards

Singer Duffy's debut movie Patagonia has swept the boards at the Welsh version of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.The movie, about a young Welsh couple which travels to Argentina, won...

Daniel Craig To Be Honoured At Bafta/la Britannia Awards

JAMES BOND star Daniel Craig is to receive the top honour at the Bafta/LA Britannia Awards later this year (Nov11).The actor has been named British Artist of the Year by the Los Angeles branch of...

Jennifer Lopez Laughs At Mum's Red Carpet Disaster At Royal Event

Jennifer Lopez will never forget the time she met British royals Prince William and Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge at a special event in Los Angeles because her mother tripped up on the red carpet -...

Star-studded 'Great Expectations' To Make European Debut In London

A star-studded latest adaptation of Charles DICkens' novel Great Expectations is to have its European premiere as the closing film of the London Film Festival in October, according to The Daily Telegraph. Helena Bonham Carter...

Nicole Kidman To Be Honored By New York Film Festival

Nicole Kidman is to be celebrated with a gala tribute at the New York Film Festival, reports the Associated Press. Her latest movie The Paperboy is also included in the festival's main slate.This year's New...

Tony Scott Death: Hollywood Mourns A True Pioneer Of Modern Cinema

Following the tragic news surrounding Tony Scott's death , tributes have understandably come flooding in for a man who well and truly left his mark on global cinema. Many of Tony Scott 's...

Adam Deacon Gets Stopped By Police Because Of Fashion

Adam Deacon gets stopped by police regularly.The 'Kidulthood' actor - who is from Hackney, north east London - says that, despite being famous, he still gets pulled over because he wears a hoodie and a...

Say Hello To Doctor Who's New Sidekick: Clara Oswin

Doctor Who has a new sidekick, and her name has at least been revealed to the public as Clara Oswin, who will be played by Jenna-louise Coleman.The Mirror newspaper broke the news that Matt Smith's...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retires After Parkinson's Diagnosis: His Five Greatest Roles

With the sad news being reported today that English acting legend Bob Hoskins is retiring from the business following his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, we here at Contactmusic.com thought it only right to...

Matthew Mcconaughey Takes Lead In Nc-17 Rated 'Killer Joe'

Soon to be dad of three Matthew Mcconaughey is due to star in another movie that his children should probably wait a few years to watch, as his latest film to hit cinemas is the...

Pixie Lott Laughs Off Embarassing Hairy Armpits Moment

Pop star Pixie Lott was left red-faced at 'The Dark Knight Rises' premiere in London this week, being photographed with hairy armpits. The star was one of the celebrity stars invited to watch Christopher Nolan's...

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