An actor's attraction to a given role could be the result of a number of circumstances. For actress Cate Blanchett and "Notes on a Scandal" director Richard Eyre, it was the words of the Zoe Heller…
For Judi Dench, "Notes on a Scandal" marked a favored reunion with long-time theatrical and cinematic collaborator Richard Eyre. Such an opportunity was actually one of the major selling points of…
The chance to work on a film of such heightened style and panache as "The Good German" was too much for actress Cate Blanchett to pass up. And the opportunity of collaborating with an Oscar-winning…
Any given Oscar season is bound to sport a host of international contenders in the acting ranks. Foreign actresses, in particular, have made big impacts at the Oscars for decades, but that number is…
Twenty years ago, television tested the waters of suddenly eliminating a major character in a popular series when Patrick Duffy's Bobby Ewing -- a staple of the infamous soap "Dallas" for nearly a…
Poised to burst onto the landscape of Western cinema, Gong Li has tackled her second English-language endeavor, Rob Marshall's "Memoirs of a Geisha," with memorable results.