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Helena Bonham Carter forgiven by Emma Thompson for affair

Helena Bonham Carter forgiven by Emma Thompson for affair

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- It's been nearly 20 years since Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh's marriage came to an end, in part because of an affair between Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter.
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Emma Thompson to co-star in staging of 'Sweeney Todd'

Emma Thompson to co-star in staging of 'Sweeney Todd'

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- British actress Emma Thompson is to play Mrs. Lovett in a staged production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," the New York Philharmonic said.
'Saving Mr. Banks' to open AFI Fest in Hollywood this fall

'Saving Mr. Banks' to open AFI Fest in Hollywood this fall

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- "Saving Mr. Banks" is to open the American Film Institute's festival in Hollywood this fall, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures announced Wednesday.
'Men in Black 4' in production; writer hired

'Men in Black 4' in production; writer hired

HOLLYWOOD, May 4 (UPI) -- Sony is developing "Men in Black 4," though it is unclear if franchise star Will Smith will be involved in the comedy sequel, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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Quvenzhane Wallis to play Annie in movie musical

Quvenzhane Wallis to play Annie in movie musical

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Oscar-nominated, Louisiana-born actress Quvenzhane Wallis is to play the titular orphan in the movie musical "Annie," producers said.
Emmy Rossum relishes bad-girl 'Beautiful Creatures' role

Emmy Rossum relishes bad-girl 'Beautiful Creatures' role

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and singer Emmy Rossum says she relished the chance to play a magical trouble-maker in the new romantic fantasy flick, "Beautiful Creatures."
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'Avengers,' 'Hunger,' 'Dark Knight' earn People's Choice nods

'Avengers,' 'Hunger,' 'Dark Knight' earn People's Choice nods

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- "The Amazing Spider-Man," "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises" were nominated for the Favorite Movie People's Choice Award in Los Angeles Thursday.
'Annie' to start shooting in the spring

'Annie' to start shooting in the spring

LONDON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- "Annie" screenwriter Emma Thompson says the movie musical, starring 11-year-old Willow Smith as the titular orphan, is to start filming this spring.
U.S. Olympic archers get 'Brave' preview

U.S. Olympic archers get 'Brave' preview

OGDEN, Utah, June 17 (UPI) -- DisneyPixar says it plans to screen its new animated movie "Brave" for members of the U.S. Olympic Team for Archery.
Thompson teams up with Smith, Jay-Z for 'Annie' update

Thompson teams up with Smith, Jay-Z for 'Annie' update

LONDON, May 17 (UPI) -- British actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson says she is penning a contemporary screen version of the musical "Annie."
Davis, Thompson headline 'Beautiful Creatures' film

Davis, Thompson headline 'Beautiful Creatures' film

BURBANK, Calif., May 9 (UPI) -- Shooting has begun in and around New Orleans on "Beautiful Creatures," the film adaptation of Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl's novel, producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 15, 2012.
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U.K. burglar pained by palace break-in drama

LONDON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The intruder who broke into Buckingham Palace in London has doubts about the television drama based on the incident starring Emma Thompson as Queen Elizabeth.
Emma Thompson to join 'Men In Black 3'?

Emma Thompson to join 'Men In Black 3'?

LONDON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- British actress Emma Thompson is in talks to play the head of government agency MIB in the upcoming movie "Men In Black 3."
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British actress Emma Thompson attends the premiere of "Last Chance Harvey" at Odeon West End, Leicester Square in London on June 3, 2009. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian and screenwriter. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father.

In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), and Nanny McPhee Returns (2010).

Thompson is also a patron of the Refugee Council and President of the Teaching Awards.

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