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Quotable: Emma Thompson Says Audrey Hepburn “Can’t Act”

“I find Audrey Hepburn fantastically twee. Twee is whimsy without wit. It’s mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite. And that’s not for me. She can’t sing and she can’t really act, I’m afraid. I’m sure she was a delightful woman — and perhaps if I had known her I would have enjoyed her acting more, but I don’t and I didn’t, so that’s all there is to it, really.”

Emma Thompson on Audrey Hepburn, the original star of “My Fair Lady.” Thompson is writing the screenplay for a remake of the 1964 film, starring Carey Mulligan. Obviously, we need to start using the word “mimsy-mumsy” in conversation more often. [Telegraph UK] Keep reading »

More Celebrities Who’ve Played Cupid

I once tried to set up two of my good friends. It really couldn’t have gone worse. The chick wasn’t interested and my guy friend drank way too much and ended up picking a fight with her. The night ended in tears, and I vowed never to play matchmaker again. But some celebrities seem to have a gift. Take Oliver Stone, who set up Carey Mulligan and Shia LaBeouf. The costars met on the set of “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” and Stone took total credit saying, “It was all thanks to me.” He is happy about the romance because it made the couple’s love scenes more realistic.

Since we made our slideshow of celebs who’ve played cupid, a few more famous folks have shown off their matchmaking prowess. After the jump, check out some other celebs who’ve kick-started celebrity romances. Keep reading »

Were Carey Mulligan & Michelle Williams Separated At Birth?

If it weren’t for their nearly five-year age difference, we’d think Carey Mulligan and Michelle Williams were twins separated at birth. [Cannes, 5/18/10] Keep reading »

Quotable: Oliver Stone Takes Credit For Shia And Carey Falling In Love

“It was all thanks to me … You could see their chemistry right away, and it was pretty powerful. They were completely professional on the set, but there was no mistaking what was happening … I was thrilled when I realized they were going to be an item. It just made their scenes together all the better – especially the love scenes. Let’s just say it was no stretch for them.”

–Oliver Stone on the on-and-off-screen love story of Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan, who met and fell in love while filming his “Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps.” [People] Keep reading »

Quotable: Carey Mulligan Should Have Married A Banker?

“‘Pride & Prejudice’ was my first job. I was at boarding school and I met [actor] Julian Fellowes. He came to give a talk. I told him I wanted be an actress and he said, ‘Well, that’s silly. Marry a banker.’”

— Actress Carey Mulligan of “An Education” and, humorously enough, “Wall Street 2.” Hey, I bet Shia LaBeouf hears this all the time. [Wonderland Magazine] Keep reading »

Quotable: Carey Mulligan Wishes People Cared More About Her Acting Than Her Clothes

“I was at a press conference and Woody Harrelson was answering questions in front of me and they were asking him what his motivation was, and how he felt about his character. I got up there, and they said, ‘What are you wearing?’ And I thought, ‘There was a time when I was an actress. Not just someone who wore dresses.’”

Carey Mulligan to Wonderland [via Celebitchy] Keep reading »

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