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  1. Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Richard III'

    6:11 am PDT 08/21/2014
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    'Downton Abbey's' Hugh Bonneville, meanwhile, will take on the TV version of another Shakespeare play READ MORE

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  2. 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Trailer

    1:52 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    Judi Dench, Dev Patel and Maggie Smith return in the sequel to director John Madden's 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.' The film, co-starring Richard Gere and Bill Nighy is set to hit theaters on Mar. 6, 2015. READ MORE

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  3. 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Trailer: Richard Gere Books a Stay (Video)

    1:36 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Dev Patel reprise their roles in the sequel to the 2012 comedy hit. READ MORE

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  4. Mick Jagger, Judi Dench, Simon Cowell, Others Urge Scotland to Stay in U.K.

    7:00 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    A letter signed by 200 U.K. personalities, including Sting, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Coogan and others, asks Scots to vote "no" in a Sept. 18 independence referendum. READ MORE

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  5. Judi Dench, Matthew Morrison Join 'Tulip Fever'

    1:21 pm PDT 06/05/2014
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    Justin Chadwick is directing the film, which also stars Dane DeHaan, Jack O’Connell, Holliday Grainger, Christoph Waltz and Zach Galifianakis. READ MORE

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  6. Throwback Thursday: Ian McKellen Was Magnetic in 'Macbeth' in 1976

    1:00 pm PDT 05/29/2014
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    The actor, who reprises his role as the villain Magneto in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," once co-starred with Judi Dench in a Royal Shakespeare Company production that has become a theatrical legend. READ MORE

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  7. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Judi Dench Win Irish Academy Awards

    12:34 am PDT 04/06/2014
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    The 11th annual Irish Film and Television awards, dished out at a ceremony in Dublin April 5, also saw "Philomena" win best international film ahead of "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "The Wolf of Wall Street." READ MORE

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  8. U.K.'s Olivier Awards: Jude Law, Judi Dench, Tom Hiddleston Among Nominees

    5:02 am PDT 03/10/2014
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    UPDATED: Warner Bros.-backed musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is up for seven honors at the British answer to the Tonys, which will be handed out April 13 in London. READ MORE

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  9. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

    7:01 am PST 02/28/2014
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    A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!" READ MORE

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  10. Oscars: Inside the Last, Desperate Push to Win Over Voters Before Balloting Closes

    2:33 pm PST 02/25/2014
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    From taking over the late-night talk shows to going anywhere a reporter and camera might follow —even the Vatican — this year's nominees have stopped at nothing to court votes during the final days of this year's cutthroat Oscar race. READ MORE

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  11. Judi Dench on Beating Failing Eyesight, Bad Knees and Retirement

    8:00 am PST 02/21/2014
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    THR caught up with the 79-year-old "Philomena" Oscar nominee, who has been largely absent from the awards campaign trail, to discuss the impact of her macular degeneration, her "best friend" and why she still works 12-hour days. READ MORE

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  12. Judi Dench Wishes She'd Fixed James Bond Before Leaving Franchise (Video)

    8:00 am PST 02/21/2014
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    M should have "sorted James Bond out," the actress tells THR. "She's always trying to and she hasn't succeeded yet." READ MORE

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  13. Judi Dench on Leaving the 'Bond' Franchise: 'It is Someone Else's Turn'

    10:49 am PST 02/19/2014
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    THR meets up with the Academy Award-nominated actress on the set of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2." READ MORE

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  14. Oscar Breakdown: Best Actress

    12:00 pm PST 02/12/2014
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    The leading lady category is filled with seasoned Oscar nominees -- record-breaking, in fact -- who aren't held back by controversies or lack of campaigning. READ MORE

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  15. Oscars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and More on Dealing With the Demands of Their Roles

    8:00 am PST 01/27/2014
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    This year’s nominated actors and actresses spill all, from the biggest challenges to getting inside the heads of their (sometimes unlikable) characters. READ MORE

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  16. David Strathairn Joins 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2'

    8:11 am PST 01/10/2014
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    The "Good Night, and Good Luck" star joins Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and new addition, Richard Gere, in the Fox Searchlight sequel, which has begun production. READ MORE

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  17. BAFTA: What the Nominees Are Saying

    7:51 am PST 01/08/2014
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    David O. Russell calls the 10 nominations for "American Hustle" "mind-blowing," while Leonardo DiCaprio ("The Wolf of Wall Street"), Emma Thompson ("Saving Mr. Banks") and "Philomena" stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan also share their thoughts on the honors announced Wednesday morning. READ MORE

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  18. 'Philomena' Star Judi Dench on Mooning Harvey Weinstein (Q&A)

    1:02 pm PST 01/02/2014
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    The 79-year-old British legend, who has scored six Oscar noms since turning 63 -- five for Weinstein-distributed films -- might nab a seventh nod on Jan. 16. READ MORE

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  19. Harvey Weinstein Enlists Judi Dench's James Bond Character in 'Philomena' Rating Fight (Video)

    11:16 am PST 11/07/2013
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    The film's star reprises her role as M and dispatches an agent in a new video released ahead of the company's MPAA appeal next Wednesday. READ MORE

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  20. 'Philomena' Trailer

    3:38 pm PDT 10/16/2013
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    Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in Stephen Frears' drama about a woman in search of her son, who was taken from her decades earlier. The movie, from the Weinstein Co. is set to hit theaters on Nov. 22 in New York and Los Angeles, then expending nationwide on Nov. 27. READ MORE

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