Emma Thompson

Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson Talk Scaring Their Grandchildren at Disneyland and Playing Icons in Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Q: Why do you think Pamela Travers, who can be so hurtful and so mean, is so much fun, and so kind of irresistibly adorable?

EMMA THOMPSON: That is the first time I’ve heard her called irresistibly adorable, but I’ll take it! It’s not rather nice for all of us, who’ve been so well brought up, and we’re all so bloody polite all the time. Americans particularly! To see someone being rude? It’s bliss, isn’t it? I think we act quite a lot of the time in sort of conflict with what we really feel.

DISNEY'S "SAVING MR. BANKS" BOOK GIVES FANS BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK

BURBANK, CALIF. (December 10, 2013) — Walt Disney Studios announces the release of SAVING MR. BANKS: The Official Multi-touch Book, based on Disney’s highly anticipated film “Saving Mr. Banks,” in theaters December 20, 2013. Exploring the previously untold story of how Walt Disney worked his magic on author P.L. Travers to secure the rights to her book, “Mary Poppins,” the book includes a foreword by Academy Award®-winning composer Richard Sherman; never-before-seen correspondence between Walt Disney and P.L.

EMMA THOMPSON TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS MODERN MASTER AWARD

Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor, screenwriter and producer Emma Thompson with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, which runs January 30 – February 9, 2014, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling. The Tribute will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the historic Arlington Theatre.

Oscar-winner Emma Thompson Revives 'Peter Rabit'

After more than 80 years, Emma Thompson's The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit brings Beatrix Potter's beloved character back for a romp around the Scottish countryside — and lots of rule breaking. Thompson says Peter Rabbit's "disrespect for authority" is one of the things she loves about him. (This piece initially aired on October 11, 2012 on Morning Edition.)

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Emma Thompson Revives Anarchist 'Peter Rabbit'

After more than 80 years, Emma Thompson's The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit brings Beatrix Potter's beloved character back for a romp around the Scottish countryside — and lots of rule breaking. Thompson says Peter Rabbit's "disrespect for authority" is one of the things she loves about him.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

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Disney film to show how "Mary Poppins" flew from book to screen

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The tale of how the world's most beloved nanny, Mary Poppins, flew from the pages of a popular book onto the big screen is the subject of a new film starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, Disney said on Wednesday.

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AUDIO: Thompson: Peter Rabbit sequel 'a joy'

Emma Thompson has taken up the baton from Beatrix Potter and written a sequel to Peter Rabbit.

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Peter Rabbit 'made me write book'

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson says Peter Rabbit asked her to follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter and write a story about his adventures.

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Jay-Z's Annie to shoot in spring

Jay-Z’s film remake of the hit musical Annie is due to start shooting next year, says the screenplay writer and film star Emma Thompson.

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Bradley Whitford in talks for 'Saving Mr. Banks'

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Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson star in Disney pic

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