Sep 28
2019

On Friday, Helen Mirren helped launch Graham Norton’s 26th season of his beloved show, promoting the UK release of “Catherine the Great” while sharing Graham’s red sofa with RuPaul, Jack Whitehall and Simon Reeve. In reference to Ru Paul’s UK premiere of “Ru Paul’s Drag Race”, Mirren joked that her husband Taylor Hackford’s sons Rio and Alexander were “slightly in shock” when she showed them around the popular gay entertainment venue the Vauxhall Tavern years ago. “There’s a real historic tradition of drag in London and I was growing up and first came to London on a Friday night there was often a drag show. There is a very famous drag pub – the Vauxhall Tavern – and when I first got together with my husband he had two young sons. I thought it would show these two young Californian boys something of the real London, so I took them to the Vauxhall Tavern.” She added: “These poor kids were slightly in shock but they certainly remember it as being very cool. It was cool, and I love my London.” The full episode can be watched below and in the video archive while screencaptures and promotional stills have been added to the photo gallery. By the way, this is Helen’s seventh appearance on The Graham Norton show – you can find all previous appearances in the video archive.

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Sep 22
2019

The two iconic Parisian brands are joining forces to introduce a makeup collection like no other. Karl Lagerfeld and L’Oreal Paris are pleased to announce an unprecedented collection of beauty products, featuring feminine shades with a sophisticated, rock-chic touch. Connected by their Parisian heritage, both Karl Lagerfeld and L’Oreal Paris share a vision based on elegance, style and relentless innovation. As Karl once said, “Tomorrow I could be the opposite of what I am today” — which is also the idea this collaboration invites women to explore. The striking campaign was inspired by Karl’s most iconic quotes. It features the inimitable Helen Mirren, Doutzen Kroes, Liya Kedebe, Ming Xi, Luma Grothe, Louise Bourgoin and Soo Joo Park. You can watch the collaboration video below and find the very stylish screencaptures in the photo gallery.

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Sep 07
2019

Helen Mirren makes for a thrilling Catherine the Great. In the upcoming, eponymous HBO miniseries, the Oscar winner plays the 18th-century Russian leader with ruthless panache, cutting down all the men attempting to usurp her throne. “It would be a terrible mistake to go against me,“ she warns in the trailer above. The project was apparently kick-started when Mirren said in an interview that she would one day like to play the monarch, who ruled during Russia’s Golden Era and had a notoriously rocky marriage to Peter III. Producers David Thompson and Charles Pattinson heard the word and quickly made it so. Now Mirren hopes the four-part miniseries will help people see Catherine in a new light. “History doesn’t like very successful, very powerful women,” Mirren told the Independent. “They have to drag them down, and history tried to drag Catherine down. I hope we are going to reinstate her reputation as the incredible leader that she was.” “I’m not saying she didn’t have her faults,” the actor added. “She made mistakes, and finished up quite tyrannical. But she was originally a reformer and a Westernizer, if you like, of this vast, vast country.” The four-part series also stars Jason Clarke as Grigory Potemkin, the military commander who became Catherine’s lover. Catherine the Great will debut on October 21 at 10 p.m. on HBO.

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Aug 10
2019

Over the last couple of weeks I found quite some new material on last year’s “The Leisure Seeker”, so time for a proper update. While the film didn’t make a lasting impression with theatergoers due to its limited release, it has some kind of second-life since its DVD release. Videos and screencaptures from the making of and an interview with Helen and Donald Sutherland have been added, alongside additional production stills and on-set pictures. Also – I have no idea how this has passed by without any notice – Helen promoted the film’s release on The Today Show in January 2018. A full video and screencaptures from this appearance have been added as well. If you haven’t seen the film yet, it’s highly recommended.

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Jul 24
2019


Lots of additional pictures and video clips from yesterday’s promotion for “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Show” has been added to the archives, including almost 100 new pictures from the premiere. There’s a red carpet interview with the cast, being asked about the same-day election of Boris Johnson as the UK’s new Prime Minister, a live stream appeance with the cast on “Good Morning America” as well as a press junket interview with Helen on the film, in which she confirms, unconfirms and then maybe-confirms her appearance on “Fast & Furious 9”. On the reporter’s question that up next is “Fast 8”, Helen replied, “Yes, yes, yes… I hope, let’s see, definately” 🙂 So, let’s see how official the appearance will be. For a complete list of today’s additions, please have a look at the list below the preview pictures. Enjoy all the new updates!


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Photo Gallery – Television Specials & Appearances – 2019 – Good Morning America (July 23, 2019)