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Check Out the Amazing Set from the New Pirates of the Caribbean Movie

Check Out the Amazing Set from the New Pirates of the Caribbean Movie

Originally posted 02/20/2015 04:20PM

Captain Jack Sparrow is still two years away from swashbuckling back to the big screen, but now there's photographic evidence that the latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series is well underway.

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Why Is Geoffrey Rush Wearing a Hat Indoors? | Geoffrey Rush, Tilda Swinton

Golden Globe Awards 2011

Why Is Geoffrey Rush Wearing a Hat Indoors?

Originally posted 01/16/2011 09:30PM

Geoffrey Rush may have channeled his inner Mad Man with his dapper fedora and shorn hair at Sunday's Golden Globes – but the actor wasn't sporting the hat just to make a style statement.

Nope, the Aussie star, and Golden Globe nominee for The King's Speech, shaved his head for a new role in the play The Diary of a Madman, based on a short story by Nikolai Gogol, which already premiered in Australia, his rep tells PEOPLE.

Rush, 59, plays a civil servant who goes crazy in the dark comedy, which is set to make its U.S. premiere at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music beginning Feb. 11.

• Reporting by ELIZABETH LEONARD

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Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett Happy to Be Licked – on Stamps

Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett Happy to Be Licked – on Stamps

Originally posted 02/04/2009 07:45AM

Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush all have Oscars in common – and now each member of the Australian quartet can boast another distinction: They all appear on special edition 55-cent (about 35 cents U.S.) postage stamps in their native country.


"Something like this – when you see your face on a stamp – says 'wow,' " Kidman, 41, is quoted as saying by the BBC.

She added that she is particularly delighted that her children will one day "lick a stamp, put it on an envelope and say, 'That's my mum.' "

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