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Sir Anthony Hopkins To Star In The Son

Sir Anthony Hopkins has been cast in 'The Son'.The 83-year-old actor will feature in Florian Zeller's follow-up to 'The Father', which landed Anthony his second Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of a...

Jodie Foster Was Scared Of Anthony Hopkins As Hannibal Lecter

Jodie Foster was scared of Sir Anthony Hopkins when they filmed 'The Silence of the Lambs' together.In January 2021, the 1991 horror movie - which is based on the novel of the same name by...

Michael Sheen Credits Disney Movies For His Success

Michael Sheen credits watching Disney films for his success.The 52-year-old actor has been praised for portraying real-life figures such as former Prime Minister Tony Blair and broadcaster Sir David Frost in biographical movies and says...

Michael Sheen: Richard Burton And Anthony Hopkins Inspired My Acting Career

Michael Sheen was inspired to become an actor by Richard Burton and Sir Anthony Hopkins.The Welsh actor credits his countrymen for proving to him that it was possible to become a Hollywood star as they...

Sir Anthony Hopkins: Learning Lines Keeps My Brain Going

Sir Anthony Hopkins thinks "learning lines keeps [his] brain going".The 83-year-old actor plays a dementia patient in the acclaimed drama film 'The Father', and he admits that it's made him more determined to keep his...

Stella Hopkins: Directing Sir Anthony Was Easy

Stella Hopkins found it easy directing her husband Sir Anthony Hopkins in 'Elyse'.The Oscar-winning star played the lead role of therapist Dr. Philip Lewis in the indie drama that was written and directed by his...

Nomadland Leads Oscar Winners With Three

'Nomadland' won the night's biggest honour at Sunday's (25.04.21) Academy Awards when it was named Best Picture.The movie scooped the coveted accolade ahead of 'shortlisted films The Father', 'Judas and the Black Messiah', 'Mank', 'Minari',...

Sir Anthony Hopkins: Acting Is Like A Paid Hobby

Sir Anthony Hopkins approaches acting like it's a "paid hobby".The 83-year-old actor loves his job but he doesn't allow himself to get carried away by his own fame and success.The veteran star - who has...

Sir Anthony Hopkins' The Father Was Given His Own Name So He Didn't Feel 'Protected'

Sir Anthony Hopkins’ character in ‘The Father’ was given his name so the actor didn’t feel “protected”.The 83-year-old actor stars as the dementia-stricken titular patriarch in Florian Zeller’s cinematic adaptation of his own stage play...

Riz Ahmed Proud To Be The First Muslim Nominated For Best Actor Oscar

Riz Ahmed is so proud to be the first Muslim to be nominated for the Best Actor Oscar.The 38-year-old actor is up for the Oscar for his role as drummer Ruben Stone in 'Sound of...

Jodie Foster Misses Working On Film Sets

Jodie Foster misses being on film sets.The 58-year-old actress has cut down on her movie roles over the past decade but admits that while she isn't worried about taking a step back from performing, she...

Sir Anthony Hopkins Is Oldest Best Actor Nominee At Oscars

Sir Anthony Hopkins has become the oldest person to receive an Academy Award nomination in the Best Actor category.The 83-year-old actor has been recognised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his...

Florian Zeller Changed Character's Name In The Father To Help Sir Anthony Hopkins

Florian Zeller changed the name of the lead character in 'The Father' to help Sir Anthony Hopkins.The 41-year-old playwright has turned his hand to film directing for the drama flick – which sees a dementia-stricken...

Jodie Foster Won't Play Clarice Starling Again

Jodie Foster has no plans to play her 'Silence of the Lambs' character Clarice Starling again.The 58-year-old actress portrayed the FBI trainee in director Jonathan Demme's iconic 1991 horror flick 'The Silence of the Lambs'...

Silence Of The Lambs: Anthony Hopkins Expected 'Children's Story'

Sir Anthony Hopkins thought 'Silence of the Lambs' was a "children's story" before he read the script.The 83-year-old actor played fictional cannibal serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lector in Jonathan Demme's classic 1991 horror -...

Anthony Hopkins On His Fragrance Line: 'Aromas Change My Psychology'

Anthony Hopkins was inspired to release a fragrance line after noticing how different aromas “change [his] psychology”. The iconic Hollywood actor is launching the Anthony Hopkins AH Eau de Parfum and home fragrance collection in collaboration with...

Captain Sir Tom Moore Biopic Being Made

A biopic about the life of Captain Sir Tom Moore is being made.The 100-year-old former British army officer captured hearts across the UK and the wider globe by raising almost £33 million for the NHS...

Ron Perlman Was A 'Ball Of Inarticulate Pus' Around Hollywood Icons

Ron Perlman turned into a ''flailing ball of inarticulate pus'' around Marlon Brando and Sir Sean Connery due to nerves.The 70-year-old actor still gets ''excited'' when he has the opportunity to work with screen legends,...

Matthew Rhys Has A New Level Of Respect For His Parents

Matthew Rhys thinks the coronavirus lockdown has given him a new level of appreciation for his parents.The 45-year-old actor - who has Sam, four, with actress Keri Russell - has admitted that parenting amid the...

Anthony Hopkins Reveals Impact Of Alcoholism Battle

Sir Anthony Hopkins has opened up about his battle with alcoholism as a young actor, saying that he “should have died in Wales, drunk or something like that”.The acclaimed Oscar-winning star, now 80 years old,...

Westworld Star Evan Rachel Wood Thrilled She's Finally Earning As Much As Her Male Co Stars

Popular dystopian US drama Westworld gripped fans during its series one run and has hundreds of people keen for its second series return later this month. However, it seems even the newest of programmes has...

Emma Watson's New Film Makes Just £47 At UK Box Office

The Colony, Emma Watson’s latest film, took just £47 at the UK box office after it was released in three UK cinemas on Friday, according to The Guardian. The film is Watson’s first leading role...

How Did A Film Starring Al Pacino And Anthony Hopkins Manage Less Than £100 At The UK Box Office?

With 12 Oscar nominations between them, you would think that any film which boasts Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins among its cast would be a sure fire success. But sadly this wasn't the case for...

Jodie Foster Says Anthony Hopkins Was Too Scary To Speak To On 'Silence Of The Lambs' Set

Jodie Foster has revealed that she was too scared of her co-star Anthony Hopkins to speak to him on the Silence Of The Lambs set. Appearing on ‘The Graham Norton Show’, Foster said that after...

Ian Mckellen: 'Coming Out Stopped Death Threats'

The 76-year-old star spoke out about his sexuality in 1988 and has admitted feeling regret that he didn't declare his homosexuality at an earlier date. He's now seen as one of Britain's...

Tv Bosses Dismiss Westworld Controversy

A report which emerged online suggested actors working on the set of the show were asked to sign documents instructing them to appear fully nude and simulate the performance of graphic sex acts....

Katy Perry Praises Bff

Katy Perry has praised her ''best friend'' Shannon Woodward.The 30-year-old actress who rose to prominence on US TV show 'Raising Hope' has known the 'Roar' hitmaker for over 10 years, and the singer called the...

Hbo Releases Teaser Trailer For Upcoming Sci-fi Series, ‘Westworld’

HBO has released its first teaser trailer for its upcoming series, Westworld. The trailer was aired before the season two finale of True Detective on Monday (10th July). In typical HBO fashion, the series promises...

Ian Mckellen Won't Be Playing Magneto In X Men

Sir Ian McKellen won't be returning to the 'X Men' franchise.The 76-year-old-actor - who had previously played the role of Magneto in the sci-fi movies - has confirmed that he won't be returning to the...

Ian Mckellen Honoured With Star In His Hometown Of Wigan

Ian McKellen will be honoured in his hometown of Wigan. He will be given a star in Wigan town centre. Although McKellen was born in Burnley, the 75-year-old actor lived in Wigan during the...

Sir Anthony Hopkins is one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation. As such a critically acclaimed member of the film industry, it is no wonder that Hopkins is featured in the news an awful lot, either for upcoming or past performances, or for his personal life. Here, on Contact Music, we do our best to keep you up to date on the latest news about celebrities like Sir Anthony Hopkins, and you can read many news stories about him by following any of the links listed down below.

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