YES, QUEEN: Emma Thompson Singing Sweeney Todd Is Everything

Mrs. Lovett, the accomplice to murder and enabler of cannibalism in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, is a difficult role to play and not just because of the dark content and challenging score, but because it was originated by Angela Lansbury — keeper of our hearts — and no one can ever hold a candle to her. If… » 9/23/14 11:30am 9/23/14 11:30am

Dakota Fanning Plays a Sex-Starved Young Victorian in Effie Gray

Because we've all been very good girls this year, Emma Thompson has written another period piece. It's Effie Grey, and it stars Dakota Fanning as a miserable, sexually frustrated young bride. Also featured: Emma Thompson, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge and an AMAZING pompadour worn by Emma Thompson. » 9/16/14 5:45pm 9/16/14 5:45pm

Emma Thompson and Bradley Cooper Are Terrible Charades Players

On Wednesday night's Tonight Show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, the comedian joined country singer Tim McGraw in a charades game against Emma Thompson and Bradley Cooper, and the results prove celebrities make terrible parlor game participants. Or something. » 2/20/14 7:00pm 2/20/14 7:00pm

The Best and Worst Looks from the SAG Awards Red Carpet

Saturday night at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, things were hit and miss on the red carpet. There were ensembles that were very good! But there were also some that were very bad. And a few that were terribly ugly. Let's take a look. » 1/20/14 2:30pm 1/20/14 2:30pm

Rabid, Man-Eating Feminist Emma Thompson Wins at Awards Show Speeches

Award-nominated actors, you might as well give up telling self-deprecating jokes in the mirror and put down the quote books you're mining for award speech inspiration; you're never going to top the speech Emma Thompson gave at last night's National Board of Review Gala, or the bomb-ass intro Meryl Streep gave for her.… » 1/08/14 3:10pm 1/08/14 3:10pm

Watching Emma Thompson Dance Might Change Your Life

There's a Daily Mail headline floating around right now that reads "Emma Thompson twerks on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," but don't be alarmed! The Daily Mail is just entirely off its twerk rocker and is apparently referring to every time a human moves their body to music as "twerk." » 12/13/13 2:20pm 12/13/13 2:20pm

Kate Middleton's Hairdresser Fired for Committing Hair Treason

Some fool has betrayed the most important member of the Royal Family, namely, Kate Middleton's hair. According to reports, Kate Middleton, the human host of Kate Middleton's hair, has fired her hair stylist James Pryce. The man's crime: posting hundreds of pictures of the Duchess in various hairstyles to Facebook… » 11/26/13 9:09am 11/26/13 9:09am

Colin Farrell Tests Out His Maniacal Laugh

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Actors Colin Farrell and Emma Thompson attend the press conference for 'Saving Mr Banks' during the 57th BFI London Film Festival at The Dorchester on October 20, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images) » 10/20/13 4:00pm 10/20/13 4:00pm

Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan Promote Their New Movie with Snuggles

Emma Thompson, left, and Pierce Brosnan, cast members in "The Love Punch," share a laugh before a press conference for the film on day 8 of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) » 9/14/13 5:30pm 9/14/13 5:30pm

Trailer for Saving Mr. Banks, the Making-of-Mary Poppins Movie Is Here

We've got Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins creator P.L. Travers in a film from The Blind Side director, John Lee Hancock — is it Oscar season yet? Well, maybe not, but the movie comes out in December, so there's plenty of time to shove it down everyone's throat with a spoon full of sugar. » 7/12/13 9:30am 7/12/13 9:30am

The Annie Remake: Willow Smith Out, Quevanzhané Wallis In?

A remake of Annie — updated to modern times, set in Detroit and possibly produced by "Hard-Knock Life"-lover Jay-Z — has been in the works for a while. Last year, Emma Thompson told the BBC she'd been working on the script for three years; we also heard that Willow Smith would star in the flick. But now, Shadow and… » 1/30/13 5:10pm 1/30/13 5:10pm

Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Thompson Form Anti-Plastic Surgery…

Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz and Emma Thompson are now the members of a very special club. The three actors co-founded the British Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League, an organization mainly dedicated to them not getting any plastic surgery (that goal achieved, we imagine the AGM is mainly taken up by drinking, drawing Sharpie… » 8/17/11 1:00pm 8/17/11 1:00pm

Ice-T & Coco Are Gonna Have A Baby

Ice-T and Coco are planning to procreate. Ice already has three kids from previous relationships, but Coco wants a baby. Ice has allegedly promised that if their show, Ice Loves Coco, gets picked up for a second season, they'll try to get pregnant. Apparently Coco reminded Ice that if she gets knocked up, her butt… » 6/24/11 9:00am 6/24/11 9:00am

The Night Belongs To The Emmas

Happy 105th day in the Gregorian calendar (you were curious, I know)! And more importantly, happy birthday to both Emma Thompson (52) and Emma Watson (21, which is no big deal in the UK). Double the birthday girls, so you get double the drinks while you toast these fine ladies. And oh, hey, double the brits. So have… » 4/15/11 6:21pm 4/15/11 6:21pm

Amanda Bynes Deletes Her Overshare-riffic Twitter Account