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Emma Thompson

EMMA THOMPSON NEWS

Emma Thompson boards the cast of Netflix film Matilda

January 15, 2021 3:46 pm

Emma Thompson will play Miss Trunchbull, the cruel headmistress and antagonist in Netflix's screen adaptation of Matilda.

Emma Thompson criticises casting older men with younger women: It's utterly unbalanced

December 27, 2020 9:46 am

Emma Thompson talks about the casting of older men with younger women in Hollywood and how Good Luck To You, Leo Grande challenges it.

Emma Thompson to headline comedy Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

October 28, 2020 11:25 am

In Good Luck to You, Leo Grande film, Emma Thompson will play Nancy Stokes, a 55-year-old widow yearning for some adventure, human connection and good sex, which she was robbed of in her stable but stale marriage.

Mindy Kaling: There's been a bias that women can't write hard jokes for late night talk shows

June 05, 2019 2:14 pm

Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling starrer Late Night explores serious issues like gender bias, "diversity hires" and the grueling demands of late night with enjoyable comedy drawn from real-life stories of difficult TV bosses. 

Emma Thompson laments treatment of writers in Hollywood

April 16, 2019 9:41 pm

Actor Emma Thompson has blasted Hollywood studios for miserable treatment of writers, saying they are considered "the lowest of the low".

With a record acquisition, Mindy Kaling's Late Night is a Sundance hit

January 27, 2019 1:55 pm

Amazon Studios on Saturday purchased the U.S. distribution rights of the Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling comedy Late Night for 13 million dollars, a record for the Sundance Film festival.

Emma Thompson: Rowan Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin

September 18, 2018 3:42 pm

Emma Thompson says English actor-comedian Rowan Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin. The actors have worked together in films The Tall Guy, Love Actually and most recently Johnny English Strikes Again.

Emma Thompson: I was always paid less than my male counterparts

July 29, 2018 4:09 pm

Emma Thompson has discussed the gender pay gap in Hollywood and revealed that she was always paid less than her male colleagues.

Queen's honours for Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy and Keira Knightley

June 09, 2018 4:05 pm

The list published late Friday by Britain's Cabinet Office includes Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy and Keira Knightley receiving honours for merit, service and bravery. The awards will be given out by Queen Elizabeth II or a senior royal acting in her place.

Video: Adam Sandler keeps touching actress Claire Foy's knees; gets slammed by Twitterati

October 30, 2017 7:56 pm

Adam Sandler, who appeared on The Graham Norton Show with Emma Thompson and Cara Delevingne, placed his hands on Claire Foy's knees while sharing an anecdote. The British actress could be seen motioning him to remove his hands, which the actor did only to put it back again.