There’s sadness and plenty of humor and but the movie tries so hard to be uplifting and deep, that it just gets in the way of itself.
The nearly hour-long interview spans Mirren's entire career, encompassing her work on both stage and screen.
Sixty years after fleeing Vienna, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman, attempts to reclaim family possessions that were seized by the Nazis.
The Oscar-winning actress speaks about playing Hedda Hopper, working with directors, and her entire career experience in film.
Take a look at The Hollywood Reporter's great new actress roundtable interview featuring Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Cate Blanchett (Carol, Truth), Helen Mirren (Trumbo, Woman in Gold), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Carey Mulligan (Suffragette), Jane Fonda (Youth), Brie Larson (Room) and Charlotte Rampling (45 Years).
Download the screenplay to 'Trumbo', starring Bryan Cranston
"I’d like to go to a bar or a restaurant. I can’t do that now. I am onstage for two hours every night. I can’t go out." - Helen Mirren
"When I took my bow at the end, they were not applauding me. They were applauding the queen." - Helen Mirren
"It’s hard to say, because you don’t know what would have happened if you hadn’t won" - Helen Mirren When Asked If Winning an Oscar Changed Her Career
Here’s all of the winners backstage in the SAG Awards press room. Most of them are around 3 minutes and they’re all pretty good. Matthew McConaughey’s is my favorite but you can be the judge on that one. Check them all out below! Jared Leto, Male Actor In A Supporting Role Lupita Nyong’o, Female Actor In A Supporting Role Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Female Actor In A Comedy Series Michael Douglas, Male Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries Helen Mirren, Female Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries Cate Blanchett, Female Actor In A Leading Role ... Read more
I’ve been looking forward to Red 2 because I got a kick out of the first one. It was a lot of fun seeing older actors take a crack at action roles, especially the usually regal Helen Mirren. Mirren spoke to Moviefone about her roles in Red 2 and Monsters University and whether she learned anything about taking a few hits from Red series co-star Bruce Willis. When asked if she ever expected that should be starring in two summer blockbusters in one year, she replies, “No, of course not. That’s the great fun of my job — you never ... Read more
It's no secret that Al Pacino's best work in recent years has been on television. While his recent films have been awful to mildly disappointing, he has won Emmys for his roles in Angels in America and You Don't Know Jack.
Screwing up your big scene on stage with Dame Helen Mirren once might be forgivable. Twice is definitely pushing it. But sixteen times? Yeah, you shouldn't be surprised when you're told to not let the door hit you on the way out.
Helen Mirren still worries about being typecast. But that hasn’t stopped her from returning to once again depict Queen Elizabeth in a new play, The Audience. “I didn’t want to do it,” the actress confessed in an interview with The Telegraph. “The first thing I emailed [writer Peter Morgan] was ‘You b——.’ [As an actress] you want to go forward and not be stuck with a character for the rest of your life. I always think of the obituary, you know? It was Prime Suspect for ages: ‘Jane Tennison has been sadly knocked over by a bus.’” So one can ... Read more
In theaters: November 23rd
According to Helen Mirren, "I was never young and pretty. Well, never pretty, anyway.”