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2014-01-17 12:23:49

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Academy Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren as the recipient of its 2014 Woman of the Year Award. The Pudding is proud to honor a talented and renowned actress whose performances have garnered international critical acclaim. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/NY47548) The Woman of the Year Award is the Hasty Pudding...

2012-09-27 06:26:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that HITCHCOCK, starring Academy Award(®) winner Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock, Academy Award(®) winner Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma Reville, Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh, Jessica Biel as Vera Miles and James D'Arcy as Anthony Perkins, will have its World Premiere on Thursday, November 1, as the Opening Night Gala of AFI FEST 2012 presented by Audi. The film is directed by Sacha...

2012-02-26 00:52:00

PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award Nominee for Best Supporting Actress, Janet McTeer and "China's Leading Lady," Li Bingbing, will both wear individually-customized, American alligator and exotic leather, haute couture, diamond pave, LANA MARKS Brand Cleopatra Clutches during their camera-clicking Red Carpet walks at the 84th Annual Oscar Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120226/CL59772 ) Based in Palm Beach,...

2011-10-11 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Startling action and surprising revelations compel retired secret agent Rachel Singer (Academy Award®( )winner Helen Mirren, The Queen) back into action in Focus Features and Miramax's critically acclaimed hit espionage thriller The Debt, directed by Academy Award® nominee John Madden (Shakespeare in Love). Filmed on location in Tel Aviv, the U.K., and Budapest, The Debt will be...

2011-09-26 09:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards, presented by Starz Entertainment, are pleased to announce honorees that will be recognized for their achievements at the festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 24, 2011. Academy Award-nominated actor Christopher Plummer will receive the "Hollywood Supporting Actor Award," for...

2010-09-06 10:08:00

LONDON, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Debenhams has reported that sales of swimsuit styles which are traditionally associated with the under 30s are soaring thanks to role model glamour-grannies like Helen Mirren and Goldie Hawn taking the plunge. So strong is the trend that swimwear buyers have dubbed the skimpy beachwear the 'grankini'. Sales of bikinis at fashion retailer Debenhams have risen by 118%, driven by women who were ironically born around the time of the two-piece's invention in...

2009-09-13 13:43:04

British actress Helen Mirren says her upcoming return to the theater does not necessarily represent a return to her favorite acting discipline. The 64-year-old actress who will star in upcoming performances of Phedre with Washington's Shakespeare Theatre Company admitted she tends to long for other acting opportunities while performing on stage, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Not necessarily, Mirren told the Post. "I mean, all the different disciplines have their advantages and...

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2009-09-03 09:50:58

NBC is developing a U.S. remake of the popular British television series Prime Suspect, which starred Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren. Mirren picked up three Baftas and Two Emmys for her portrayal of Police Chief Jane Tennison in the crime drama. The show ran on British TV for seven seasons between 1991 and 2006. The co-production between ITV's Granada and Boston's WGBH first aired in the United States in 1992 as part of WGBH's Mystery series. Our intention is to create another classic...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou and Russell Brand reportedly have signed on for the big-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." The Hollywood Reporter said Julie Taymor is directing the film version of Shakespeare's supernatural play. Taymor previously adapted a tragedy written by Shakespeare for her film "Titus" and directed last year's movie musical "Across the Universe." She also was the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed stage version of "The Lion...

2008-09-18 18:00:35

DAME Helen Mirren is making a return to the National Theatre. The Oscar-winning actress will play the title role in Jean Racine's Phedre, as a woman in love with her stepson. It will be directed by Nicholas Hytner. (c) 2008 Daily Post; Liverpool. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.