Tag Archives: Imelda Staunton

Re-ranking the contenders in Best Supporting Actress

Ladies and gentlemen, as I’ve been mentioning to you over the past couple of weeks, it’s getting to be go time, as it were. With the festival season well underway/now nearing completion and just about all of the major contenders for the Academy Awards having screened or about to screen,[...]

“Maleficent” – Angelina Jolie: Awards Race

Directed by: Robert Stromberg Written by: Linda Woolverton Main Cast: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Janet McTeer, and others… Past Oscar relations: Angelina Jolie won Best Supporting Actress for Girl, Interrupted Here now we have the newest article in this series of mine on 2015[...]

Hugh Grant aboard animated “Pirates!” pic for Sony

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Johnny Depp is an American actor living in France who affects a British accent to play a pirate on screen. Hugh Grant, on the other hand, is a British actor who has had great success in the States and will conjure an as-yet-unheard accent to voice the[...]

“Harry Potter” Movie, Stars Nominated for Academy Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning, and included nods for the most recent film in the franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. The nominations for Deathly Hallows include: • Art Direction – Stuart Craig (Production Design); Stephenie McMillan (Set Decoration) • Visual Effects –[...]

Nanny McPhee 2 Reunites Potter Co-Stars

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Nanny McPhee Returns to the big screen on August 20 and she’s bringing some backup from Hogwarts with her! Academy Award winning actress Emma Thompson, who both wrote the screenplay and stars as the titular character, returns to teach discipline to another set of naughty children[...]

“Forrest Gump”, “Wizard of Oz” Among Influences for “Harry Potter” Stars

By Hanako M. Ricks hollywoodnews.com: Several stars from the Harry Potter films have revealed the movies that inspired them to pursue careers in acting. FILMCLUB, which is an after-school initiative program in England, revealed the information as part of their “Film Journeys” campaign. FILMCLUB is a free program that runs in[...]