Headlines
Richard Curtis talks about creating popular film weddings

Richard Curtis talks about creating popular film weddings

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- British filmmaker Richard Curtis says the down-side to being famous for your cinematic weddings is having to top yourself with each new big-screen romance.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'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.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Nighy and Curtis reunite for a fourth outing with 'About Time'

Nighy and Curtis reunite for a fourth outing with 'About Time'

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- British actor Bill Nighy says he is always happy to hear from Richard Curtis, the writer-director who hired him for the films "Love Actually," "The Girl in the Cafe," "Pirate Radio" and the new release, "About Time."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'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.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Lost Christmas 'Blackadder' script found

Lost Christmas 'Blackadder' script found

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- "Blackadder" writer Richard Curtis said he abandoned a partial script for a Christmas episode of the British comedy because it might have been too offensive.
Hilary Swank to star in British TV movie

Hilary Swank to star in British TV movie

LONDON, July 17 (UPI) -- Double Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is to star in "Mary & Martha," a TV movie penned by Richard Curtis and directed by Phillip Noyce, the BBC announced.
Kazakhstan to air 'The Vicar of Dibley'

Kazakhstan to air 'The Vicar of Dibley'

LONDON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Kazakhstan broadcaster, the Khabar Agency, has bought the rights to air the award-winning, British sit-com "The Vicar of Dibley," the BBC said.
Rhys Ifans set for disc jockey role

Rhys Ifans set for disc jockey role

CARDIFF, Wales, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Welsh actor Rhys Ifans is teaming up with director Richard Curtis on a new movie about a British pirate radio station in the 1960s, a cast member says.
Grant in talks to star with Zhang in film

Grant in talks to star with Zhang in film

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- British actor Hugh Grant is in talks to co-star with Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang in the big-screen comedy "Lost for Words."
'Ladies Detective Agency' to be TV series

'Ladies Detective Agency' to be TV series

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- HBO is teaming up with The Weinstein Co. and the BBC for a new TV series based on the Botswana-set "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" novels.
Filming on 'The Boat that Rocked' begins

Filming on 'The Boat that Rocked' begins

LONDON, March 4 (UPI) -- Principal photography on the new big-screen British comedy "The Boat that Rocked" is under way, representatives for the film said Tuesday.
Branagh, Ifans, Jones board Curtis' 'Boat'

Branagh, Ifans, Jones board Curtis' 'Boat'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Kenneth Branagh, Rhys Ifans and January Jones have signed on to star in Richard Curtis' "The Boat That Rocked," a film set in 1970s England.

Wash. state lawmaker quits in sex scandal

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Washington state Rep. Richard Curtis resigned from the Legislature Wednesday following police reports he had sex with at least two men he met at a porn shop.

New report calls the BBC biased

LONDON, June 18 (UPI) -- A report commissioned by London-based BBC shows the company's television channels fall short of complete coverage of most major political issues.

Geldof: Bush has done most for Africa

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Live 8 organizer Bob Geldoff says President George W. Bush has done more for Africa than any other U.S. president.

Many U.S. actors attend London awards show

LONDON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Uma Thurman, Jude Law and Renee Zellweger are scheduled to attend the Baftas in London, Britain's most prestigious movie awards show.

Stars to flock to British film ceremony

LONDON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Dozens of A-list celebrities are expected in London Sunday for The Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony, organizers said Thursday.

Docudrama takes top British film award

LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- The mountain climbing docudrama "Touching the Void" took top honors at the Evening Standard British Film Awards handed out in London Sunday night.

Richard Curtis a fan of multi-story films

LONDON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Braiding together nine stories can be daunting for the most experienced filmmaker, but screenwriter Richard Curtis said in London he was determined.

61st Annual Golde Globe Award nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A list of the nominees for the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Golden Globes tap best films, directors

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Familiar names and titles were nominated in the director, screenplay and original score categories when the Golden Globe nominations were announced Thursday.

Hugh Grant: I'll never dance again

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Hugh Grant has reportedly vowed never to dance again after his experiences filming his new comedy "Love Actually."

Grant says 'Four Weddings' scribe savior

LONDON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- If it wasn't for gifted screenwriter Richard Curtis, Hugh Grant might still be auditioning for roles in obscure European film and television projects.

Thompson and Rickman, together again

LONDON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman have worked together on so many occasions, they actually behave like a married couple.

Grant gives director credit for his career

LONDON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- If it wasn't for screenwriter Richard Curtis, Hugh Grant figures he would still be auditioning for obscure European film and TV projects.
Prev
Page 1 of 2
x
Feedback