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Gwyneth Paltrow prepared for her country music character Kelly Canter in new film ‘Country Strong’ by studying hours of concert footage of stars like Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton. She even admitted to adding in a little Courtney Love to give her Canter a little edge. “I watched every DVD of every country woman ever. [...] Continue reading Paltrow takes inspiration from country queens for new role

Kelly Brook has revealed that her dream job is to act in hit telly soap EastEnders. Downing a G&T in the Queen Vic or flogging fruit on the market would be right up her street, she said. Even appearing in Manchester-based Coronation Street doesn’t strike her as a bad idea. “I’d love to do something [...] Continue reading Kelly Brook’s dream job – a role in Eastenders

American actress Rooney Mara has bagged the lead role in the forthcoming film ”The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”. Mara beat out a host of others, including British starlet Carey Mulligan to land the part. Mara, 25, will play Lisbeth Salander, a fearless genius tormented by a terrible childhood, in the crime thriller based on [...] Continue reading Rooney Mara lands lead role in ”The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal has given up the limelight to take on the role of a domestic housewife, putting motherhood and family first. Gyllenhaal, 32, who is married to actor Peter Sarsgaard, 39, revealed that she is researching how to run a home by reading “Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House”. “It doesn’t [...] Continue reading Maggie Gyllenhaal takes up domestic goddess role

Although David Fincher claimed he wanted an unknown actor to play the lead role in his flick ”The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”, it seems he is considering Scarlett Johansson for the role. According to New York Daily News sources, Johansson auditioned for Fincher in L.A., and the director and his team were “very impressed” [...] Continue reading Johansson may be ‘shooed in’ for ”The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” role