For the past six decades, Helen Mirren's career has successfully shifted from a respected theatre actress to an iconic fixture on British television to a beloved Hollywood star. Her celebrated range of work has earned her the triple crown of acting - an Academy Award for The Queen, a Tony for The Audience, numerous Emmys, including for her iconic performance in Prime Suspect - and, since 2003, an appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Now in its fifth year online, The Helen Mirren Archives chronicles Miss Mirren's life and career from the early days to the recent with information, pictures and videos. Enjoy your stay, and check back soon.
  May 12th, 2016       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland are understood to be playing married 70-somethings in The Leisure Seeker, which is bowing in Cannes’ Marche du Film. The road movie, based on the novel by Michael Zadoorian that was billed as “Easy Rider meets The Notebook,” follows the Boston couple as they defy the warnings of their doctors and grown-up children to jump aboard a vintage Winnebago Leisure Seeker. The two cross the country to the Key West home of their hero Ernest Hemingway. Italian filmmaker Paulo Virzi is directing the film. His latest feature, Like Crazy, is making its first appearance in Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight sidebar. Paris-based Bac Films is introducing the movie to buyers in Cannes.