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Too-cute teaser trailer for 'Paddington' released

Too-cute teaser trailer for 'Paddington' released

LONDON, March 5 (UPI) -- An adorable teaser trailer for the film "Paddington" brings the beloved bear to life.
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'Love Actually 2' updates fans on where the characters are today

'Love Actually 2' updates fans on where the characters are today

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A faux movie trailer called "Love Actually 2" shows what the original film's stars have been doing since the British Christmas comedy debuted a decade ago.
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Prince William, Taylor Swift sing backup for Jon Bon Jovi

Prince William, Taylor Swift sing backup for Jon Bon Jovi

LONDON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Britain's Prince William and U.S. country music star Taylor Swift sang "Livin' on a Prayer" with rocker Jon Bon Jovi at a London charity event.
Taylor Swift thinks Prince William is 'awesome,' 'very funny'

Taylor Swift thinks Prince William is 'awesome,' 'very funny'

Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Taylor Swift was among the celebrities who jetted to Kensington Palace Tuesday night to partake in the evening's Winter Whites Gala in Aid of Centrepoint.
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'Bridget Jones' screenwriter surprised by Mark Darcy's death

'Bridget Jones' screenwriter surprised by Mark Darcy's death

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- British filmmaker Richard Curtis insists he, too, was shocked to hear his longtime friend, author Helen Fielding, killed off the beloved Mark Darcy character in her "Bridget Jones" book series.
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Colin Firth to lend his voice to Paddington Bear

Colin Firth to lend his voice to Paddington Bear

LONDON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- British film star Colin Firth is to lend his voice to the animated character of Paddington Bear in an upcoming live-action family film, the BBC reported.

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Adele may play villain in thriller 'The Secret Service'

Adele may play villain in thriller 'The Secret Service'

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- British soul singer Adele is in talks to make her film acting debut in an upcoming espionage thriller starring Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Firth, The Sun said.
Helen Hunt to direct self in big-screen drama 'Ride'

Helen Hunt to direct self in big-screen drama 'Ride'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and filmmaker Helen Hunt is to direct herself in "Ride," a big-screen drama she also wrote and produced, Deadline.com reported.
Enormous Colin Firth statue installed in London lake

Enormous Colin Firth statue installed in London lake

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) -- A 12-foot-tall fiberglass statue of Colin Firth as his "Pride and Prejudice" character Mr. Darcy has been installed in the boating lake of London's Hyde Park.
Eileen Atkins joins cast of Woody Allen's latest film

Eileen Atkins joins cast of Woody Allen's latest film

NEW YORK, July 2 (UPI) -- Woody Allen says Eileen Atkins, Marcia Gay Harden and Hamish Linklater have joined the cast of the unnamed movie he is shooting in the south of France.
'Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy' set for October release

'Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy' set for October release

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- British author Helen Fielding has announced "Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy" will be published in October.
Matthew Rhys to play Mr. Darcy in 'Death Comes to Pemberley'

Matthew Rhys to play Mr. Darcy in 'Death Comes to Pemberley'

LONDON, May 27 (UPI) -- Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin and Matthew Goode are to star in a British television version of P.D. James' book "Death Comes to Pemberley," Deadline said.
Colin Firth, Emma Stone to star in Woody Allen's next film

Colin Firth, Emma Stone to star in Woody Allen's next film

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- Colin Firth and Emma Stone are heading to France this summer to star in filmmaker Woody Allen's new, untitled comedy, producers announced.

Colin Firth, Emily Blunt deny roles in 'Murder Mystery'

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- The agency for Colin Firth and Emily Blunt denied Friday the British actors were signed to be in a European comedy whodunit film called "Murder Mystery."

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Third Bridget Jones novel to be published in November

Third Bridget Jones novel to be published in November

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- British author Helen Fielding's first Bridget Jones novel since 1999 will be published in the United States in November, publisher Alfred A. Knopf Inc. said.
Jane Austen's classic romance 'Pride and Prejudice' turns 200

Jane Austen's classic romance 'Pride and Prejudice' turns 200

LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton, England, has dedicated an exhibition to the author's classic romance "Pride and Prejudice," which turned 200 this week.
Third Bridget Jones novel on the way

Third Bridget Jones novel on the way

LONDON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- British author Helen Fielding says she has started writing a sequel to 1996's "Bridget Jones's Diary" and 1999's "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason."
Tucci and Blunt wed again

Tucci and Blunt wed again

LONDON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Stanley Tucci and British literary agent Felicity Blunt exchanged vows during a formal ceremony in London, weeks after marrying in a civil service.
Annie Lennox weds Mitch Besser

Annie Lennox weds Mitch Besser

LONDON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Annie Lennox's publicist told People.com the Scottish singer married U.S. gynecologist Dr. Mitch Besser in London last weekend.

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Colin Firth to play Noel Coward in Vegas

Colin Firth to play Noel Coward in Vegas

HOLLYWOOD, May 19 (UPI) -- Colin Firth will play Noel Coward in "Mad Dogs and Englishmen," the producers announced in Cannes, France.

Actress Mulligan and singer Mumford marry

BRIDGWATER, England, April 22 (UPI) -- Award-winning actress Carey Mulligan and folk-rocker Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons were married on a farm in England by the groom's father, People reported.
Quick close for 'King's Speech' play

Quick close for 'King's Speech' play

LONDON, April 20 (UPI) -- The producers of the stage version of "The King's Speech" have announced the play will close in London's West End less than two months after it opened.
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