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Broadway season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan

In this publicity image courtesy if Joan Marcus, actor Hugh Jackman, is seen with Emily Tyra, left, Lara Seibert, second from right, and Kearran Giovanni in "Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway," in New York. The show opened Thursday at the Broadhurst Theatre. AP

The 2014-’15 Broadway season has something for everyone—a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals.

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Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

Film-Hundred-Foot Journey

Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” she fears: “Oh my God, is it going to suck?”

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Food talk with Helen Mirren

MIRREN. “I’ve always had a secret desire to be a French actress.” RUBEN V. NEPALES

In Helen Mirren’s new film, “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” she plays the chef proprietress of a restaurant in the south of France, so our chat veered toward food. While in the Lasse Hallstrom-directed production, Helen’s Madame Mallory protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her Michelin-starred French establishment, the actress loves Indian food in real life.

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Helen Mirren enjoys being a ‘bad a**’


Complimented that she’s such a “bad a**” in “Red 2,” Helen broke into an impish smile and quipped, “I am, aren’t I?” Reprising her role as Victoria, a fur coat-clad British assassin, Helen, arms stretched, coolly shoots at targets on either side of a road with a gun on each hand, while aboard a speeding, spinning blue convertible driven by another hit man (Byung-hun Lee).

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Helen Mirren gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

English actress Helen Mirren is honored on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame with a star on January 3, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE has won an Academy Award, four BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, four Emmy Awards, and two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

British actress Helen Mirren, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in “The Queen”, on Thursday received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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