11:17 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 02/11/2013 07:00AM
She's won big at the Golden Globes and now the BAFTAs, but will Anne Hathaway take home an Oscar?
Hathaway – who is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Les Misérables – isn't spending too much time worrying about it.
"Whatever happens in two weeks, happens. It won't be the worst thing that happens to me if I don't win, and with my husband by my side it won't be the best thing either. So I am feeling very good about whatever," the actress, 30, told reporters backstage after nabbing a best supporting actress statue at Sunday's British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards in London.
Originally posted 06/28/2011 08:00PM
Nigel Lythgoe can now add the title "royal party planner" to his overwhelming resume.
The reality star producer and judge is helping coordinate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts "Brits to Watch" event on July 9 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, which will welcome Prince William and Kate.
"On behalf of BAFTA I would like to say, 'It's absolutely fantastic,'" Lythgoe said of the opportunity to host the royal newlyweds adding, "On behalf of Nigel Lythgoe, 'Aaaaaaahhhhh!'"
When it comes to planning such a prestigious event with the royal couple in town, Lythgoe is feeling the pressure. "It's really tough," he tells PEOPLE. "We've had to keep it secret for so long because we couldn't reveal anything because of security, so now … we are running around."
Originally posted 01/15/2009 08:05AM
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt travel well – the couple are up for major prizes at the British equivalent of the Oscars: the Orange British Academy Film Awards.
Mirroring their Golden Globe and SAG Award distinctions, Jolie has been nominated as best leading actress for her role in director Clint Eastwood's Changeling, while Pitt has a nod for leading actor in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, it was announced Thursday.
Originally posted 02/10/2008 09:40PM
Daniel Day-Lewis did more than scoop up yet another award for best actor
on Sunday night: he earned a little street cred from his kids.
"I don't know what my lads are going to think of this," the father of three said holding up his BAFTA award, Britain's answer to the Oscar, "but when they see me in a photograph with Daniel Radcliffe they are going to take me really seriously."
The admiration between the two Daniels appeared mutual. The Harry Potter star told PEOPLE that of all the celebrities milling about the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden – including Kate Hudson, Jessica Biel, Emily Blunt, Sylvester Stallone, and more – Day-Lewis was the star he was most eager to meet. "I do think that he's sort of incredible," Radcliffe said.
Originally posted 01/31/2008 09:00AM
Hey, Hollywood: Feeling the need to rock a red carpet? Hop a flight to London.
With the lingering writers' strike casting a cloud of uncertainty over next month's Oscars, Britain's BAFTA Awards could provide many actors with the only international platform to strut their stuff.
So perhaps it's no surprise that a clutch of heavy-hitters are expected to grace the glamorous Feb. 10 event.
Originally posted 01/16/2008 08:45AM
The British romance and war epic Atonement led the list of nominees announced on Wednesday for the Orange British Academy Film Awards, the U.K.'s answer to the Oscars.
The Golden Globe-winning movie picked up a staggering 14 nominations, including leading actor and actress for its young British stars Keira Knightley, 22, and James McAvoy, 28.
Originally posted 02/20/2006 09:00AM
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Reese Witherspoon and, especially, the American Western Brokeback Mountain swept Sunday night's Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony in London, leaving the local leading contender, The Constant Gardener, in the dust.
Originally posted 01/17/2005 09:00AM
The Golden Globes barely finished their afterparties when more awards news came from overseas: The British Academy Film Awards organizers have announced their nominees, with Kate Winslet vying against herself as best actress for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Finding Neverland.
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