NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW CEREMONIES
Actress Helen Mirren who won the Best Actress Award for her work in the film "The Queen" chats with the Peter Morgan writer of the Queen screenplay at the 2006 National Board of Review Award ceremonies held in New York on January 9, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
British actress Helen Mirren said she was initially hesitant to reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth II for her upcoming part in the play, "The Audience."
British actress Helen Mirren is to play Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's new play, "The Audience," the drama's producers said Friday.
British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has been tapped to play late rock icon Freddie Mercury in a new film, its producers said.
British director Sam Mendes is in talks to shoot an upcoming installment in the James Bond film franchise, sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
British scribes Peter Morgan, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have been tapped to write the next installment in the James Bond film franchise.
Welsh actor Michael Sheen, who played Tony Blair in "The Queen" and "The Deal," may portray the former British Prime Minister again in an HBO production.
U.S. actor Stacy Keach has suffered a mild stroke, the Center Theatre Group said Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Hollywood film director Ron Howard says he enjoyed reading Peter Morgan's play "Frost/Nixon" so much, he immediately wanted to see it acted out on stage.
Universal Pictures says its film "Frost/Nixon" earned $180,708 when it debuted in three locations in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto last weekend.
Frank Langella says a scene in "Frost/Nixon," where former U.S. President Richard Nixon calls David Frost the night before their final interview, is fictitious.
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