Helena Bonham Carter uses acting as a ‘coping’ mechanism

Helena Bonham Carter uses acting as a way of “coping” with difficult times. The ‘Harry Potter’ star endured a difficult childhood as her mother suffered mental health problems and her father was struck down by a stroke, and she has revealed she “ran away” to become an actor as a way of escaping the pressure […]

Rupert Grint needed acting break after feeling ‘suffocated’ by Harry Potter

Rupert Grint “wanted a break” from acting after finishing work on ‘Harry Potter’. The 34-year-old star – who played Ron Weasley in all eight movies from 2001 to 2011 – landed the role when he was just 11 years old, and he’s now back on the big screen for the first time since 2015’s ‘Moonwalkers’ […]

Rupert Grint plans to scale back acting

Rupert Grint is hoping to scale back his acting work to just “one or two” projects a year. The 34-year-old ‘Harry Potter’ actor has admitted he doesn’t feel the need to work continuously and would rather take a step back to give himself time to focus on his hobbies as well as spending time with […]

Cate Blanchett thought about retiring from acting as last role was so demanding

Cate Blanchett thought about retiring from acting after her demanding last role. The 53-year-old actress is being tipped for another Oscar for her portrayal of an obsessive composer in ‘Tár’, but said it was so physically and emotionally draining she thought about giving up work. She told Australian show ‘The Sunday Project’ (22.01.23): “I think […]

Austin Butler nearly gave up acting after mom’s death

Austin Butler questioned whether being an actor was “noble” after his mom died. The ‘Elvis’ star’s beloved mother Lori died in 2014 of cancer at the age of 50, and the 31-year-old actor recalled how he contemplated giving up his passion to help those suffering from the deadly disease. Austin recalled breaking down in tears […]

Golden Globes: Limited series acting accolades for Evan Peters and Amanda Seyfried

Evan Peters expressed his hope that “some good” can come from ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ after winning a Golden Globe Award for his performance. The 35-year-old actor took home the Best Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television award – which also saw Taron Edgerton (‘Black […]

Rooney Mara almost quit acting after Nightmare on Elm Street

Rooney Mara almost quit acting after filming the ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ reboot. ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ has revealed that she didn’t have “the best experience” while filming the 2010 remake of Wes Craven’s classic 1984 horror movie – and says she came close to walking away from Hollywood for good unless […]

Jane Fonda: I never thought I’d return to acting after marrying Ted Turner

Jane Fonda “never thought” she would have returned to acting after she married Ted Turner. The 85-year-old star assumed when she married CNN founder Ted Turner in 1991 that she had given her career up forever but returned to the screen after their divorce in 2001 and admitted that at the time she “would not […]

Madison Beer’s acting dream

Madison Beer wants to become an actress. Although the 23-year-old singer is preparing to release her second album in 2023, she revealed she wants to branch out into acting also. Speaking to The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column, Madison explained: “I’m working on so many things right now but music is obviously the driving force of […]