Stephen Frears

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  • Birth Name: Stephen Arthur Frears
  • Birth Place: Leicester, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/20/1941, Gemini
  • Profession: Director
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Breaking Bad and 30 Rock Finales Score Director's Guild of America Awards Nominations

Bryan Cranston received nominations in both the comedy and drama categories for the 66th Directors Guild of America Awards.

Cranston was nominated for outstanding directorial achievement in a dramatic series for Breaking Bad's "Blood Money," and outstanding directorial achievement in a comedy series for Modern Family's "The Old Man & The Tree."

On the dramatic side, Cranston is up against...read more

VIDEO: Charlie Rose (December 6, 2005)

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Charlie Rose (December 6, 2005)
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Length: 54:00
Aired: 12/6/2005

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HBO Revisits Controversial Supreme Court Case In Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

He could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. That we remember. But a lot of us have forgotten — and most younger people haven't a clue — that the world's most famous prizefighter, Muhammad Ali, lost many of his prime boxing years ­because he refused to take part in the Vietnam War. The HBO movie Muham­mad Ali's Greatest Fight reexamines his politically charged battle for a...read more

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Mrs. Henderson Presents Scene: Scene 5
Mrs. Henderson Presents
Tamara Drewe: Who Were You Talking To?
Philomena: Big Momma's House

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Philomena Movie, Director
2010 Tamara Drewe Movie, Director
2009 Great Directors Movie, Actor - Participant
2009 Cheri Movie, Director
2006 The Queen Movie, Director

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News

Six Feet Under's Ben Foster in Talks to Play Lance Armstrong in Biopic

Ben Foster is in final talks to play disgraced athlete Lance Armstrong in a new biopic, Deadline reports.

Foster, who recurred on Six Feet Under as Russell, is best known for... read more

All Hail The Queen and Helen Mirren!

Send your movie questions to FlickChick See Maitland McDonagh and Ken Fox review this weeks new flicks in Movie Talk Helen Mirren richly deserved the Oscar she received for starring in this weeks DVD Tuesday pick The Queen but I was disappointed that her costar Michael Sheen wasnt even nominated For my money the only thing better than Peter Morgans subtle witty screenplay which earned him an Oscar nomination Morgan also scripted The Last King of Scotland which earned Forest Whitaker his Oscar was the sheer virtuosity with which Mirren and Sheen brought it to life The Queen is a four-hander and theyre both brilliantJust in case you managed to sequester yourself in a mountain cave during awards season the queen in question is HRH Elizabeth II and the film is set in 1997 Specifically Stephen Frears restrained comedy of manners unfolds in the days following the death of Peoples Princess Diana Spencer and carefully dissects the pas de deux between the queen w read more

Fall 2007: ABC Casts Mr. Smith, and More Updates

The latest pilot updates, from our friends at the Hollywood Reporter and Variety:• Kirstie Alley has collared the title role in The Minister of Divine, Fox's take on the Britcom The Vicar of Dibley.• Martin Henderson (The Ring) will play Brad to Jordana Brewster's Angelina in ABC's Mr. & Mrs. Smith. (If you are dating either of the leads, please think very carefully before splurging on the Valentine's gift.)• Brian White (Stomp the Yard) is Kyle in ABC's Football Wives.• Lee Pace (The Good Shepherd) has landed the lead, as a man who can bring the dead back to life with but a touch, in ABC's Pushing Daisies.• Mark-Paul Gosselaar will star opposite Janeane Garofalo in CBS' public-defenders comedy.• Cole Hauser will star in K-Ville, Fox's New Orleans-cops drama.• Colm Feore is the police-department captain in ABC's Judy's Got a Gun.• That '70s Show's Kurtwood Smith is a justice in Supreme Courtships, Fox's look at a half dozen clerks and judg... read more

L.A. Film Critics: Eastwood's Letters Gets an A

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has picked Clint Eastwood's second WWII-themed release, Letters from Iwo Jima (in theaters Dec. 20), as the best movie of the year, while The Queen took five honors, including best actress for Helen Mirren and best director for Stephen Frears. Also on Sunday, the American Film Institute unveiled its 10 Best list. On it were, natch, Letters, Dreamgirls, United 93 and Borat. (What? No Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny?) Their best-actor prize was shared by Sacha Baron Cohen and Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland). read more

In a recent column you ...

Question: In a recent column you answered a question about the classic Michael Caine/Laurence Olivier movie Sleuth, and it reminded me that I heard some time ago that they were remaking it with Caine in the Olivier role and a younger actor in Caine's old part. Is this true?


Answer: There's been talk for the better part of five years that Stephen Frears was going to direct a rem read more

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