Latest Kate Winslet Stories

2009-12-18 09:49:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy The Holiday was released in 2006 starring Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet. It was a story of two women, one living in England, one in Los Angeles, who traded homes via an on-line website, both women looking for adventure and an exciting change in their life. Fast- forward 5 years to 2010, the birth of 3rd Home. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091218/CL28534 ) 3rd Home is an international second home exchange...

2009-08-27 20:58:08

Kate Winslet has signed on to narrate the English-language version of the The Sunshine Boy, an Icelandic documentary about autism. Winslet, an Oscar winner and mother of two young children, has starred in the films Sense and Sensibility, Titanic, Iris, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Reader. The BBC said she will lend her voice to the documentary, which was directed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson. It is about Margret Dagmar Ericsdottir's struggle to understand her severely...

2009-08-14 06:44:05

British actress Kate Winslet is to play the title role in an HBO miniseries based on James M. Cain's classic novel, Mildred Pierce, Variety reported. The late Joan Crawford previously portrayed the character, a single mother struggling to provide for her children during the 1930s Great Depression, in a celebrated 1945 big-screen version of the book. Winslet, who starred in Sense and Sensibility, Titanic and Little Children, won an Oscar this year for her work in the 2008 drama, The Reader....

2009-03-25 15:56:59

A date has been set for the 82nd annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said Wednesday. Prizes for 2009's best in film are to be presented March 7, 2010, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis announced. The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network, Ganis said. Nomination ballots will be mailed out Dec. 28, 2009, and are to be...

2009-02-26 08:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- LightInTheBox ( http://www.LightInTheBox.com ) delivered the first Oscar dress reproduction ( http://www.LightInTheBox.com/go/oscar ) of the Best Actress Award winner, Kate Winslet, to its customer in Australia this morning. The customer, a Winslet fan, is one of LightInTheBox's VIP customers and placed a pre-sale order before the Oscars. The vendor who made the timely delivery possible has been making Oscar and other red carpet dress replicas...

2009-02-23 16:43:00

From E! Red Carpet Reporting To Summer Trends NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- International style expert and celebrity makeup artist, Sue Devitt offers her commentary from last night's 81st annual Oscars and the spotlight's all about color. Attending the Oscars to offer style and beauty commentary for the Red Carpet coverage of E!'s pre-show programming, Sue thought color was the big show-stopper. "Color represents Hollywood's most profound makeup direction right now ... from blue and...

2009-02-23 00:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- DIAMONDS, in all their natural beauty, dazzled on the red carpet at the 81st Annual Academy Awards(R). Oscar nominees and attendees chose diamonds to accessorize their glamorous looks for Hollywood's biggest night. Throwback glamour was the mood of the evening as evidenced by the classic and alluring looks of iconic Hollywood beauties. Academy Award winner Kate Winsletchanneled Grace Kelly in her 28 carat pear shaped diamond cluster earrings, 117 carat...

2009-02-22 23:45:00

Sean Penn and Kate Winslet won the Oscars for lead actor and actress at the 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night. Penn picked up his second career Oscar for his portrayal of the late gay-rights activist Harvey Milk in the movie Milk, and Winslet won her first Academy Award for her performance as a former concentration camp guard in The Reader. Penn, who previously won an Oscar for his work in Mystic River, beat out favorite Mickey Rourke for the best lead actor gong...

2009-02-21 16:14:55

U.S. actress Anne Hathaway says she is confident British actress Kate Winslet has the best actress Academy Award in the bag. Hathaway, who is nominated in the best actress category for Rachel Getting Married, said Winslet has the edge for her performance in The Reader, USA Today reported Saturday. My category is sewn up, Hathaway said, referring to Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony. It's going to be (Kate) Winslet all the way. The other best actress nominees are Angelina Jolie for Changeling,...

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