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Helen Mirren Finds Bright Side During the Pandemic

Helen Mirren has been finding the bright side of the pandemic.
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'Sensitive, intelligent and generous': Helen Mirren mourns 'Chernobyl,' 'Harry Potter' actor Paul Ritter, dead at 54

Paul Ritter, a Tony-nominated actor who appeared in "Chernobyl" and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," died at 54 from a brain tumor.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Helen Mirren to Star as Israeli Leader Golda Meir in Guy Nattiv’s ‘Golda,’ Produced By Michael Kuhn

Helen Mirren, who won an Oscar for “The Queen,” will portray Israel’s legendary Prime Minister Golda Meir in “Golda.” The film will be directed by Academy Award winner Guy Nattiv, and produced by BAFTA winner Michael Kuhn (“Florence Foster Jenkins,” “The Duchess”). Embankment will represent international sales, with CAA Media Finance and ICM jointly handling […]
Tags: News, Israel, Global, BAFTA, Helen Mirren, Golda, Golda Meir, Michael Kuhn, CAA Media Finance, Guy Nattiv


'They cut the beheading scene': The Long Good Friday, remembered by its stars including Helen Mirren

Prophetic, frenetic and shockingly brutal, the film became a British classic. For its 40th anniversary, Mirren and other cast members relive their roles in the menacing gangland masterpieceIt has been 40 years since the release of The Long Good Friday, a gangster film still revered as one of the best British movies of all time. Shot in London in the late 1970s and starring the late Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren, it told the story of an underworld boss trying desperately to stop the IRA from disma...
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'They cut the beheading scene': The Long Good Friday, remembered by Helen Mirren and co-stars

Prophetic, frenetic and shockingly brutal, the film became a British classic. For its 40th anniversary, Mirren and other cast members relive their roles in the menacing gangland masterpieceIt has been 40 years since the release of The Long Good Friday, a gangster film still revered as one of the best British movies of all time. Shot in London in the late 1970s and starring the late Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren, it told the story of an underworld boss trying desperately to stop the IRA from disma...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Film, Thames, Culture, Ira, Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins, Hoskins, Mirren, Crime films, Drama films, The Long Good Friday, Harold Shand


Daily Podcast: Ghost of Tsushima Movie, National Treasure TV Show, Black Adam, Shazam 2, and More

On the March 25, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including a Ghost of Tsushima movie, a National Treasure TV show, and casting for Shazam! Fury of the Gods and Black Adam . Then we dive into the mailbag to answer a few listener questions. Opening Banter :    In The News : (HT) ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ is Becoming a Movie with ‘John Wick’ Di...
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‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Enlists Helen Mirren as the Villain Hespera

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is welcoming a titan of acting to play its villain. Helen Mirren is joining the cast of the New Line and DC Films comic book sequel as the villain Hespera. And if you’re frantically Googling to find out who that is, don’t be confused: it’s a new character with no apparent DC Comics counterpart. Deadline reports that Helen Mirren has closed a deal to play the villain Hespera, described as a “daughter of Atlas.” She’ll join fellow franchise newcomer Rachel Zegler (Stev...
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DC’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods Adds Helen Mirren as Villain!

DC’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods adds Helen Mirren as villain! The cast for David F. Sandberg’s highly-anticipated sequel to his DC Extended Universe hit is continuing to take shape as Oscar winner Helen Mirren (Hobbs & Shaw0 has joined the cast of Shazam! Fury of the Gods in the role of the villain, according to The Wrap. RELATED: Shazam! Fury of the Gods Adds Rachel Zegler in Key Role Mirren will star as Hespera, a character not originally from the comics but with a heritage rooted in them ...
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Helen Mirren Joins ‘Shazam!’ Sequel as Main Villain

She’s played a queen, and now she’ll be a god. Helen Mirren has joined New Line’s DC comics adaptation “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” as Hespera, the villainous daughter of the god Atlas. Practically the entire team behind 2019’s “Shazam!” is returning for the sequel, including stars Asher Angel (who plays teenager Billy Batson, who […]
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Lionsgate Unveils Official Voyagers Trailer & New Images

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Lionsgate unveils official Voyagers trailer & new images As the time draws nearer for its theatrical release, Lionsgate has unveiled the first full trailer and new images from the dystopian sci-fi thriller Voyagers featuring an ensemble cast led by Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp and Colin Farrell. The trailer, which offers a little more insight on the young crew having been bred and raised in a laboratory without emotion in an effort to keep the human race alive and what h...
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Universal’s Long-Delayed F9 Gets Pushed Back Again to June

Universal’s Long-Delayed F9 Gets Pushed Back Again to June According to The Wrap, Universal Pictures has decided to change the release date of Justin Lin’s long-delayed ninth installment to the Fast & Furious film franchise. Originally set for a May 28, 2021 theatrical release, F9: The Fast Saga has been pushed back again for the fourth time and is now set to arrive on June 25, 2021. The new release date sees the Vin Diesel-led sequel going up against another high-profile project with Sony’s...
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Voyagers Teaser Spotlights Madness & Paranoia in Neil Burger’s Sci-Fi Thriller

Voyagers Teaser Spotlights Madness & Paranoia in Neil Burger’s Sci-Fi Thriller Lionsgate has released the official teaser for the sci-fi thriller Voyagers, written and directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist). In the teaser, a crew of astronauts on a multi-generational mission descends into paranoia and madness, not knowing what is real or not. Tye Sheridan’s character questions whether this is our true nature as we watch the crew onboard the spaceship eventually turn to violence....
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Ariana Greenblatt to Play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s Borderlands

Ariana Greenblatt to Play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s Borderlands Ariana Greenblatt is set to play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s movie adaptation of the best-selling video game franchise Borderlands after a worldwide casting search. Greenblatt will join Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jack Black in the film. Last year, Greenblatt starred in Love and Monsters for Paramount, The One and Only Ivan for Disney, and had a voice role in Warner Bros.’ Scoob!. The actress will now take on Tiny...
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9 Older Movies That'll Inspire You to Cook Tonight

If you love both eating and entertainment, you might be the type of person who has an opinion on Tom Colicchio’s decision to cut that last cook on Top Chef. Being a foodie doesn’t give you a professional chef’s experience, but watching their magic onscreen can inspire even the most inexperienced cooks among us to pick…Read more...
Tags: Kitchen, Cooking, Films, Disney, Netflix, Foodie, Bradley Cooper, Food And Drink, Johnny Depp, Lifehacks, Jon Favreau, Helen Mirren, Juliette Binoche, Julia Child, Adam Jones, Hassan


9 Movies That'll Inspire You to Cook Tonight

If you love both eating and entertainment, you might be the type of person who has an opinion on Tom Colicchio’s decision to cut that last cook on Top Chef. Being a foodie doesn’t give you a professional chef’s experience, but watching their magic onscreen can inspire even the most inexperienced cooks among us to pick…Read more...
Tags: Kitchen, Cooking, Films, Disney, Netflix, Foodie, Bradley Cooper, Food And Drink, Johnny Depp, Lifehacks, Jon Favreau, Helen Mirren, Juliette Binoche, Julia Child, Adam Jones, Hassan


Helen Mirren Joins Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story

Helen Mirren joins Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story Just a few months after landing Christopher Robin‘s Marc Forster to helm the film, Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story has begun building its cast as Oscar winner Helen Mirren (Hobbs & Shaw) has signed on to join the cast. RELATED: Marc Forster Tapped to Helm Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_status = readAdmiralCookie(); } ...
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Christopher Plummer remembered: 'It was a privilege to stand so close to greatness'

Michael Hoffman, who directed Plummer and Helen Mirren in Tolstoy biopic The Last Station, recalls the actors’ joyful connection and how Plummer turned the script into goldChristopher Plummer: a fierce yet tender talent who flourished when he was let off the leashI had been warned not to mention The Sound of Music. This was not going to be easy since, when I was aged six, during a Sunday matinee at the Pinney theatre in Boise, Idaho, I had learned, as Captain von Trapp led his family across the ...
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New Super Bowl Spot for Fast & Furious Sequel 'F9' Without a Date

"The world has a way of changing… but there's one thing that always stays the same." Family! Universal has debuted a new Super Bowl TV spot for Justin Lin's Fast & Furious 9, the latest installment in the never-ending "Fast Saga". This was delayed from release last year and is currently set for release this May, but even this spot only states "In Theaters Soon" but doesn't list a date or other specifics. The first trailer debuted a year ago. Even when lying low, they family is called back ou...
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‘F9’ Trailer: Vin Diesel and the Family Are Faster and Furiouser Than Ever

After an extended delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, the marketing machine for F9 is shifting back into gear. A new trailer for the ninth film in the Fast and Furious franchise debuted ahead of the Super Bowl, teasing the return of Vin Diesel‘s Dom to the driver’s seat and director Justin Lin (who helmed parts three through six of the series) to the director’s chair. And while there is a ton of lovely familiarity to this footage (Diesel mumbling about family! Outrageous car action that defi...
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Dom Returns in the New F9 Big Game Spot!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Dom returns in the new F9 Big Game spot! Universal Pictures has released a Big Game spot for F9: The Fast Saga featuring new footage from the sequel. Check out the F9 Big Game spot in the player below! if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = null; if (typeof readAdmir...
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Celebrities Remember Christopher Plummer, a ‘Great Actor in the Truest Sense’

Christopher Plummer, the Canadian-born Shakespearean actor, died peacefully at his home in Connecticut Friday morning. The Oscar winner was best known for his roles in “The Sound of Music,” “Beginners” and Rian Johnson’s recent film “Knives Out.” He was 91. Following the news of Plummer’s death, the actor’s co-stars and other prominent entertainment figures shared […]
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Sacha Baron Cohen Ties Golden Globes Record for Most Nominations in a Single Year

Sacha Baron Cohen scored three Golden Globe nominations on Wednesday, tying Jamie Foxx and Helen Mirren’s record for the most nods by a performer in a single year. Very nice! Baron Cohen was a double acting nominee, earning recognition in comedy or musical acting for his return as Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev in “Borat Subsequent […]
Tags: News, Jamie Foxx, Golden Globes, Helen Mirren, Sacha Baron Cohen, Golden Globe, Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Borat Sagdiyev


‘Solos’: Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, and More Star in Amazon’s New Anthology Series

Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, and Helen Mirren are among the big names joining the star-studded cast for Amazon’s new dramatic anthology series, Solos. The anthology series comes from Hunters creator David Weil, who will act as showrunner and executive produce the new series. Amazon has announced Solos, a new Amazon Original dramatic anthology series that will feature a star-studded cast including Freeman, Hathaway, Mirren, as well as Emmy winner Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, D...
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Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Uzo Aduba Among Eight Cast in Amazon Anthology ‘Solos’

The upcoming Amazon anthology series “Solos” has lined up a star-studded cast. Academy Award-winning actors Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren, Emmy Award-winning actor Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens, and Constance Wu will all star in the series. “Solos” is a seven-part anthology series that is described as exploring the deeper […]
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Solos: Amazon Sets Star-Studded Cast For New Anthology Series

Solos: Amazon sets star-studded cast for new anthology series Amazon Studios has officially announced the star-studded cast for their upcoming anthology drama series titled Solos which hails from Hunters creator David Weil. Set to debut sometime this year on Amazon Prime Video, the cast will feature Oscar winners Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, and Anne Hathaway along with Emmy winner Uzo Aduba, Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu, MCU star Anthony Mackie, Nicole Beharie and Dan Stevens. “In fe...
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Exclusive: Liam Neeson Reflects on Excalibur 40th Anniversary

Exclusive: Liam Neeson reflects on Excalibur’s 40th anniversary Well before he would take to the stars as a Jedi Master or fight across Europe to save his daughter from kidnappers, Oscar nominee Liam Neeson could be found in the hills of Ireland for one of his breakout roles in 1981’s medieval fantasy epic Excalibur. While chatting with the star for his latest action-thriller The Marksman, we looked back with Neeson on the occasion of John Boorman’s Excalibur 40th anniversary, which can be v...
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‘F9’: Vin Diesel Promises There’s Much More Beyond What Was in That Trailer, Talks Justice For Han and More

Universal was one of the first studios to shift gears on its biggest blockbuster last year when the pandemic hit, bumping its Fast and Furious sequel a full year down the calendar. Now that we’re into 2021, that means we’re closer than ever to finally seeing F9, and in a new interview, star/producer Vin Diesel teases the return of two major characters to the franchise, says Helen Mirren actually gets to get behind the wheel in this one, and more. “One of the compelling aspects of Fast is this...
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From Regal to Get Real: Why Casual Communications Are Here to Stay

Twenty years ago, I was packing for England to begin a study abroad semester in Nottingham. This formative period exploring castles, village pubs and rock-walled rolling landscapes began my love affair with British television and film. The latest season of “The Crown” is no exception. In the midst of one episode, my husband Andrew pointed to the screen and asked, “Is any of this really necessary?” By this, I knew he meant the hallmarks of a monarchy: the pomp and circumstance, the formality that...
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Some positive trends in the way we view aging offer hopeful signs

Dear readers, I recently was interviewed by geropsychologist and author Joseph Casciani on his radio show “Living to 100 Club,” heard on the Voice of America Network, Health and Wellness channel. The show is designed to help older adults live their best life and “turn aging on its head.” Casciani sent me several questions to consider for the interview. As I reviewed the questions and the notes I had written in preparation, I realized my answers were a perspective on aging that I may not have rea...
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