All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cate Blanchett’

Emily Blunt Explains Why She Struggles With Being the Center of Attention

Emily Blunt apparently struggles with being the center of attention and has a very good reason for her affliction — because she is British. Emily Blunt, 32, received much adulation while attending the Cannes Film Festival this week, during which she called the high-heel ban “disappointing,” for the premiere of her new movie, Sicario. The Denis Villeneuve-directed film was very …

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Rachel Weisz, Cate Blanchett Among Cannes Contenders

Rachel Weisz has been busy lately. In the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, Rachel Weisz has, not one, but two movies contending for the Cannes’ coveted Palme d’Or top prize. Rachel Weisz will be representing the Italian-directed La Giovinezza. Besides boasting of having Rachel Weisz in the cast, La Giovinezza also features heavy-hitters Michael Caine and Jane Fonda. Rachel Weisz also …

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Lily James: From ‘Downton Abbey’ to ‘Cinderella,’ and Back Again?

Lily James–known for her role as Lady Rose on Downton Abbey–now stars on the big screen in Cinderella. Will she return to Downton Abbey when the show resumes production later in 2015, long after her prince has slipped that glass slipper on her delicate foot? “I’m really hoping to come back,” Lily James said during a press event for Cinderella …

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Cate Blanchett, Andrew Upton Adopt Baby Girl

Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton have added a fourth child to their brood. The couple adopted a baby girl they’ve named Vivienne. “The Upton family [Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton] have adopted a baby girl. No further details will be provided,” a rep for the actress said in a statement to E! News. Cate Blanchett and her husband …

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Stephen Hawking ‘Very Proud’ of Eddie Redmayne For His Oscar Best Actor Win

Stephen Hawking took to Facebook Sunday to congratulate Eddie Redmayne on his Oscar win for best actor for his portrayal of the ALS-afflicted physicist in The Theory Of Everything. Stephen Hawking was unable to attend the awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday, but sent a message of congratulations via his Facebook page, saying he was “proud” of the actor. …

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Natalie Portman Film ‘Knight of Cups’ Directed by Terrance Malick to Debut at Berlin Film Festival, Trailer Released

Natalie Portman‘s latest film, Knight of Cups, will have its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February. According to CBS News, the Terrence Malick-directed film and a new film by British director Peter Greenaway are among several films chosen to screen at the prestigious festival. Along with Portman, Christian Bale and Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett also star …

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Cate Blanchett to Graduates: ‘The Arts Are What We Stay Alive For’

Cate Blanchett received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree last week from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia for her professional and personal endeavors, according to the university’s website. “Actor Cate Blanchett has received a Doctor of Letters honoris causa from Macquarie University today, recognizing her extraordinary contribution to the arts, philanthropy and the community,” said the university. Vice-Chancellor Professor S. …

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Jessica Chastain Replaced by Rooney Mara in ‘The Secret Scripture’

Jessica Chastain has apparently dropped out of The Secret Scripture and will be replaced by Rooney Mara. Back in March The Irish Independent reported that Jeremy Irons (The Mission, Reversal of Fortune) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (August Rush, Match Point, The Tudors) were in negotiations to join Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave (As You Like It, Atonement, Julia) in the adaptation …

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Scarlett Johansson Takes Dylan Farrow To Task

Ever since Dylan Farrow’s open letter to Woody Allen was published in The New York Times, the reaction has been all over the place, as some have lashed out at the filmmaker for allegedly abusing Farrow, while others felt Farrow went about addressing Allen the wrong way. Besides taking Allen to task, the 28 year old Farrow was also critical …

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Cate Blanchett Wins Oscar for Best Actress

And the Oscar goes to Cate! “Sit down, you’re too old to be standing!” she cries in her speech as the room gives her a standing ovation. Cate takes home the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Film for her role of Jasmine in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. Cate went on in her speech to highlight all of the …

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Academy Awards 2014: Will Blanchett Thank Allen?

Cate Blanchett is not a lock to win Best Actress at tonight’s 86th Annual Academy Awards ceremony. However, the Australian actress has been picking up trophies left and right including a Golden Globe, virtually every critic award, an Independent Spirit Award, and the Screen Actor’s Guild Award. Her competition tonight includes: Amy Adams (American Hustle), Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Judi Dench …

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Cate Blanchett Dedicates BAFTA to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Cate Blanchett took home her third British Academy Film Award this Sunday for her leading role in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, beating out fellow nominees Judi Dench and Emma Thompson. The actress spent almost all of her speech time honoring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. In her speech, Cate says that Hoffman’s “monumental talent, generosity and unflinching quest for the …

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