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Viola Davis Not Phased By Protest At Won't Back Down Film Premiere

Actress Viola Davis has applauded the courage of teachers who protested outside the New York premiere of her controversial new drama Won't Back Down.In the upcoming movie Davis and actress Maggie Gyllenhaal play desperate mothers...

Meryl Streep Applauds Viola Davis At Women In Film Awards

Veteran actress Meryl Streep applauded her Doubt co-star Viola Davis as she handed her a top prize at the 2012 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards on Tuesday night (12Jun12).The Help star was honoured...

Tornado Warning Halts Filming On Emma Thompson Movie

Filming on Emma Thompson and Viola Davis' new movie has ground to a halt on location in Louisiana after local officials issued a tornado warning on Thursday (31May12).The actresses are shooting supernatural drama Beautiful Creatures...

Stars Turn Out For Britain's Glamour Awards

Pop stars Jessie J, Kylie Minogue and Kelly Rowland, and actresses Viola Davis, Eva Longoria and Jessica Alba were celebrating on Tuesday night (29May12) after winning honours at the annual Glamour Women of the Year...

Viola Davis Addresses Graduating Seniors At Alma Mater

Avid runner Viola Davis returned to her former high school in Rhode Island on Thursday (24May12) to deliver a commencement address to the graduating seniors at her alma mater.The Help star thrilled students at Central...

Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

Ginnifer Goodwin's High Street Look

Ginnifer Goodwin's White House Correspondents Dinner dress cost just $299.The 'Once Upon a Time' actress donned the light gray gown from high street retailer H&M's new Exclusive Glamour Conscious Collection to the glitzy event in...

Maggie Gyllenhaal And Peter Sarsgaard Welcome Daughter No.2

Maggie Gyllenhaal and her actor husband Peter Sarsgaard have become parents for the second time, following the birth of daughter Gloria Ray. The actress' representative confirmed the news to Usa Today, confirming that the couple...

Lindsay Lohan Invited To White House Correspondent's Dinner

This Saturday's White House Correspondent's Dinner (April 28, 2012) promises to be an interesting affair, with a celebrity guest list that includes Lindsay Lohan. According to Politico, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have...

Lindsay Lohan Attending White House Dinner

Lindsay Lohan has been invited to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The 'Mean Girls' actress is among a host of names to be asked to attend the event - which is held yearly to celebrate...

Adele Joins Obama In Time's 'Most Influential People' List

The power and influence of the young British songwriter Adele shows no signs of slowing, even when it seems that there are few people left on either side of the Atlantic who have not yet...

Katy Perry Almost Landed Role In The Help

Pop star Katy Perry has revealed she almost landed a small role opposite Emma Stone and Viola Davis in The Help but her recording schedule forced her to turn it down.The Firework singer, who made...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Expecting Baby Girl No.2

Maggie Gyllenhaal has revealed to US Magazine that she's expecting another baby girl. The actress, who is believed to be well into her third trimester, already has a daughter, Ramona, who is now five years...

Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

Viola Davis To Produce And Star In Barbara Jordan Biopic

Actress Viola Davis is to play African American civil rights leader Barbara Jordan in a new biopic.The Help star will develop and produce the project with celebrated TV director Paris Barclay. The film will showcase...

Viola Davis Glad Awards Season Is Over

Viola Davis is ''relieved'' awards season is over.The 46-year-old actress - who was previously nominated for an Oscar for her role in 'Doubt' in 2008 and lost out to Best Actress for her role in...

Viola Davis Calls For Acting Equality

Viola Davis wants to be seen as ''equal'' to other actresses.The Oscar-nominated actress feels her ethnicity means there is a limit to the kind of roles she is offered and wishes casting directors could appreciate...

Viola Davis 'Relieved' Awards Season Is Over

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis is glad the awards season is drawing to a close - as the pressure to scoop gold leaves her struggling on movie sets.The screen star was shortlisted for Best Supporting Actress...

Rossum In Talks To Play Movie Witch

Phantom Of The Opera star Emmy Rossum is in talks to join Emma Thompson and Viola Davis among the supporting cast of magical new drama Beautiful Creatures.Rossum is slated to play a witch in the...

Meryl Streep Donates To Charity On Behalf Of Oscar-rival Viola Davis

Meryl Streep has been in good spirits this week - well you would be if you'd won an Oscar - and she clearly wants to spread that good will, with the news coming in that...

Octavia Spencer Left Speechless By Oscars Win

Octavia Spencer has told the New York Post that the one thing that can make her speechless is "winning an Oscar." She was asked the question after the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony had ended on...

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School, On Behalf Of Viola Davis

Meryl Streep has made a charitable donation to save a school, thanks to a tip-off from her fellow actress and Oscar hopeful Viola Davis. Davis reportedly told Streep about the ailing school in Central Falls,...

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 Cheque To Rhode Island School

Oscar winner Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 (£6,250) to a charter school in Rhode Island on behalf of actress pal Viola Davis.The Iron Lady actress beat her Doubt co-star Davis to the Best Actress honour...

Academy Award Winners 2012: What You Didn't See On Television

Meryl Streep wasn't kidding when she said she wasn't expecting to win an Oscar on Sunday night (February 26, 2012). A behind the scenes report from the Huffington Post reveals that the Iron Lady actress...

Kristen Wiig Gets Thumbs Up For Simple Oscars Gown

Kristen Wiig may not have been the talk of the red-carpet at the 84th Academy Awards, though she received quiet praise for her conservative gown by designer J. Mendel. The fashion critics were unanimous in...

Oscars 2012: Meryl Streep Speech - Last Chance For An Oscar?

Meryl Streep gave a humble speech at last night's Oscars ceremony. Streep, aged 62, won the Lead Actress Oscar, upsetting those who'd placed money on the bookies' favourites, Viola Davis. Last night marked Streep's third...

2012 Academy Award Winners - The Artist Triumphs In Hotly Contested Ceremony

Last night's Academy Awards ceremony was a hotly contested one, with few categories seeming to have guaranteed winners stamped before they were announced. The Artist was the big success of the evening. The silent film...

Uggie Dons 120k Of Diamonds

Uggie the dog wore diamonds worth £120,000 to a pre-Oscars party.The showbiz pooch was among the invitees to Harvey Weinstein's party at Soho House in Los Angeles on Saturday (25.02.12) and 'The Artist' star donned...

Silent Night: The Artist Dominates The 84th Academy Awards

Silent French-movie The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Jean Dujardin dominated the top awards at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (February 26, 2012). As expected, the surprise hit took...

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