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Hans Funck Dies

Oliver Hirschbiegel's longtime movie collaborator Hans Funck has died, aged 61.The German film editor passed away in Munich on Wednesday night (16Jul14), according to The Hollywood Reporter. No more details about his death were known...

Helena Bonham Carter To Star In 'The Guns Of August'

Helena Bonham Carter will play her step-great grandmother in 'The Guns of August'.The 47-year-old actress has been cast as Margot Asquith in the drama which follows the missed opportunities and aristocratic follies of the summer...

Naomi Watts Regrets Playing Princess Diana

Naomi Watts has regrets about playing Britain's Princess Diana.The Oscar-nominated actress took on the role of the much loved princess in the recent biopic 'Diana', which told the story of her split from Prince Charles...

'Diana' Critical Mauling "Devastating" For Director, Likened To Hitler Movie

In the wake of some truly scathing reviews towards his latest movie, Diana director Oliver Hirschbiegel has spoken out against a tidal wave of bad press that slated his movie, his actors, his directing and...

Read Diana Director, Oliver Hirschbiegel's Response To Overwhelmingly Bad Reviews

It’s pretty fair to say that Diana – the film – was an unmitigated disaster. It would actually be quite unfair to say anything else. But while the critics were bashing away at their keyboard,...

Diana Director: Bad Reviews Are 'Devastating'

'Diana' director Oliver Hirschbiegel says the film's negative reviews are ''devastating''.The filmmaker's biopic about the late Princess Diana, featuring Naomi Watts in the lead role, was savaged by critics upon its release in Britain last...

Oliver Hirschbiegel Devastated By Diana Flop

Director Oliver Hirschbiegel has been left devastated after his royal biopic Diana flopped at the U.K. box office.The film, starring Naomi Watts as Diana, Princess of Wales, details the last years of the tragic royal's...

Naomi Watts And Diana Share Comic Bond

Naomi Watts shares the same cheeky sense of humour as Princess Diana.The actress - who plays the late Princess of Wales in new biopic 'Diana' - enjoys telling salubrious jokes to entertain her co-stars on...

Controversial "Diana" Gets Ripped Apart By Critics, Despite Hesitant Defence From Naomi Watts

Some old questions are raised again this week with the release of Diana, starring Naomi Watts. The film - directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel - focuses of the final years of Diana’s life, her relationships with...

Naveen Andrews Preferred Caught In Flight To Diana

Naveen Andrews preferred the title 'Caught In Flight' to 'Diana'.The 44-year-old actor portrays Dr. Hasnat Khan, the former lover of the late Princess Diana, in the biopic which focuses on the last two years of...

Oliver Hirschbiegel Invented Diana Biopic Scenes

Oliver Hirschbiegel has admitted some scenes were ''invented'' for 'Diana'.The director felt he had to use artistic license with the story in the new Princess Diana biopic - based on the last two years of...

Naomi Watts: Diana Film Has Been Made 'Sensitively'

Naomi Watts believes she and the makers of new biopic 'Diana' have treated the late princess' life ''sensitively''.The 44-year-old twice turned down the role of Princess Diana - who tragically died in a Paris car...

Naomi Watts Felt Compelled To Play 'Complex' Diana

Naomi Watts wanted to play Princess Diana because she was such a ''complex'' woman.The 44-year-old actress portrays the late royal in new movie 'Diana' - which is based on the book 'Diana: Her Last Love'...

New Princess Diana Movie Likely To Fuel Firestorm Of Controversy

A new movie, which reportedly depicts the late Princess Diana's two-year romance with heart surgeon Hasnat Khan, will likely become the latest biopic to have its accuracy challenged. According to Britain's Sky News one of...

Naomi Watts Walks Out Of Mark Kermode Interview Under 'Diana' Questioning

It's probably not unfair to suggest there hasn't been fevered anticipation to Oliver Hirschbiegel's new movie Diana, starring Naomi Watts as the late Princess. Sure, we were all vaguely intrigued when the first stills rolled...

Diana: New Film Brings 'The Peoples' Princess' Back To Life [Trailer]

Naomi Watts As Princess DianaThe famously coiffed Princess, born Diana Francis Spencer, was born into aristocracy but came under the attention of the world's media when she married the heir to the British throne, Prince...

Naomi Watts Continues Princess Diana Transformation For Biopic

Photos of Naomi Watts and her chameleon-like transformation into the role of the late Princess of Wales Diana have emerged online, with Watts continuing to amaze will her lycanthrope-like transformation.She was spotted on set with...

Naomi Watts Pictured In Role Of Princess Diana, In Croatia

Naomi Watts will be playing the role of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the forthcoming movie 'Diana.' The Telegraph today (July 3, 2012) posted a video of Watts in full costume, filming scenes for the...

First Image Of Naomi Watts As Princess Diana Released

The first photograph of Naomi Watts as Princess Diana has been released. The Australian actress plays the tragic royal - who died in a Paris car crash in 1997 - in the recently re-titled biopic...

Naomi Watts Vs Charlize Theron - Who Will Be The Better Princess Diana?

Naomi Watts has landed the coveted role of Princess Diana in the forthcoming biopic by 'Downfall' director Oliver Hirschbiegel. The movie will track the last two years of the Princess's life, as she became a...

Naomi Watts To Portray Princess Diana

Naomi Watts has been cast as Princess Diana in 'Caught in Flight'. The 'J. Edgar' star will be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel in the film, which has been written by Stephen Jeffreys. The Ecosse Films...

Jessica Chastain To Play Princess Diana In New Movie?

Jessica Chastain could possibly play Princess Diana in a new film directed by German director Oliver Hirschbiegel; the film would centre on the late royal's relationship with heart surgeon DR. Hasnat Khan, a two year...

Jessica Chastain To Play Princess Diana

Jessica Chastain is to play the late Princess Diana in a new movie.The 'Help' actress will portray the iconic royal - who died in a car crash in August 1997 - in 'Caught in Flight',...

Downfall Scoops Bbc Award

ADOLF HITLER drama DOWNFALL won the BBC Four World Cinema Award last night (26JAN06). In the chilling drama, German film-maker OLIVER HIRSCHBIEGEL recreates the final days of the Nazi dictator in his Berlin bunker,...

Kidman Gets Snatched

NICOLE KIDMAN is returning to horror in the proposed remake of scary B-movie classic INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. According to movie industry website ProductionWeekly.com, the Aussie actress has signed up to star in...

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