Colin Firth

Jane Austen Is a Superb Choice to Grace a Tenner, After All She Knew the Value of Money

Poorna Bell | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

The genius of choosing Jane Austen is that her influence spreads far beyond people that might be interested in books - it ranges from bored kids in stuffy classrooms to those watching her adaptations on TV and in the cinema, and those who simply love her writing. There really isn't other woman who can move so seamlessly between modern culture and the 18th Century.

TOSCARS 2013: Never Mind The Oscars, 'Miserable Lesbians' Takes Home Top Gong

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Never mind the Oscars, this year's Toscars have just been handed out in Hollywood, and it was a close-run thing to the final statuette. Now in its...

Caroline Frost

'The King's Speech Came As A Shock And A Blow' | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

The director of 'Hyde Park on Hudson' has admitted that the success of 'The King's Speech' came as "a shock and a blow", because the character King G...

WATCH: Mr Darcy's Wet Shirt Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Across the globe literary fans are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'. The novel has spawned dozens of TV and...

VIDEO: Mirren Thrilled To 'Lie Next To Colin Firth'

WENN | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The Queen' star Dame Helen Mirren unveiled her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday and discovered it's right next to fellow British Oscar ...

Colin Firth's Next Big Film?

WENN | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Oscar winners Colin Firth and Dame Helen Mirren are reportedly in talks to join the cast of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' for a sequel. The film...

Cameron Diaz Reveals Her Friends' Envy

PA | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Cameron Diaz has revealed she provoked great envy from her female friends when she signed up to star alongside Colin Firth in new film 'Gambit'. Th...

Iannucci's Renaissance of Ribaldry

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Iddo Goldfarb

Anyway, the point is that those idiots who persist with the benighted philosophy that swearing is neither big nor clever should be pointed gently towards The Thick of It where they'll have their eyes opened to a veritable renaissance of ribaldry.

'Bridget Jones 3' Script Taking Shape.. And There's A Baby On The Way

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

The script for the third Bridget Jones instalment is still being written, its producer has said. But Tim Bevan, the co-chairman of Working Title Fi...

'I'm Not Playing Rupert Murdoch'

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Oscar winner Russell Crowe has shot down speculation he is set to portray embattled publishing mogul Rupert Murdoch in an upcoming film. The Gladia...

Time For Another Oscar? Colin Firth To Play Noel Coward

PA | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Colin Firth has signed up to star as Noel Coward in a new comedy drama. The King's Speech star will appear as the flamboyant actor, playwright, dir...

Black Actor White Script?

David McAlmont | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

Award winning actor and writer Cyril Nri and I are cogitating thus because an actor we know, one decorated by Her Majesty for services to British acting and star of a hit US series, has had his remarks, regarding slim-pickings for black actors, turned into this broadsheet headline, "David Harewood: as a black actor there are very few roles for me in Britain".

PHOTOS: Nicole On Set Of Her Next Film

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth began filming on the set of The Railway Man this week. The star ditched her trademark blonde locks in favour of a sh...

Cameron's Secret Crush

Posted 30.04.2012 | Home

Cameron Diaz could you stop looking so impossibly hot please? The actress has been showing off her amazing body again, this time for a feature ...

Colin Firth Fights To Save 'Earth's Most Threatened Tribe'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Colin Firth today launched a major Survival International campaign to save one of the world's most threatened tribes – the Awá of the Brazilian Ama...

'Save Our Studio', Say Stars

WENN | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actress Julie Walters has fired off an email to the Business Secretary urging him to step in to keep a top film studio open, insisting its planned clo...

Stars (And Critics) Give Thumbs Up To 'King's Speech' Stage Debut

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 27.05.2012 | Home

An odd mix of famous faces showed up to welcome The King's Speech to the London stage last night, around a year after the film triumphed at the Oscars...

Hugh's Up For A Caddish Reunion

PA | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Grant has revealed that he would gladly reprise his caddish role for Bridget Jones 3. But the 51-year-old actor, who played ladies' man Daniel...

Flight Fight

WENN | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

Oscar-winner Colin Firth was caught up in a flight drama when armed cops stormed his plane following a mid-air bust-up between fuming flyers. Colin...

How to Turn the Red Carpet Green Like Meryl Streep

Chris Deary | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Style
Chris Deary

It seems that the clothes are almost as important as the films at the Oscars, so it was great to see so many stars wearing eco fashion. After all, as the star of this year's awards, Meryl Streep, knows all too well - only The Devil Wears Prada.

Touching Gold Again

PA | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Colin Firth is getting his hands on another Oscar this year after he was signed up to present one of the trophies at this year's Academy Awards. Th...

It's Half-Time in Britain

Luke Bozier | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK
Luke Bozier

Brits - including our political leaders - prefer to sit around moaning. Our best days are behind us, they say. 'Little Britain syndrome' has taken ahold throughout the nation. I tell you what will get rid of it: a dose of British optimism to snap us out of our funk. We need that half-time ad, reminding us that we too are a great country capable of digging ourselves out of a hole.

And The Award For Funniest Bafta Picture Goes To...

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Comedy

At an alternative Baftas, War Horse would have picked up Best Costume Design for its amazingly lifelike pantomime horse costumes, The Artist would hav...

Caroline Frost

Streep Upset Despite A Very 'Mr Darcy' Rescue | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Nobody can make an entrance like Meryl Streep. Unfortunately, this one didn't turn out quite as she intended at last night's BAFTAs when the A-list ac...

BAFTA: Hollywood Royalty Arrive In London For Awards

PA | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Some of Hollywood's biggest names are in town tonight for the Bafta film awards. George Clooney, Michelle Williams, Meryl Streep and Berenice Bejo ...