Judi Dench, the acclaimed British actress, remains captivating, showcasing her incredible talent through a prolific career of more than six decades. As we commemorate her 88th birthday, delve into intriguing, lesser-known details about this legendary icon within the entertainment realm.
Researchers say that the average person gets angry at least once a day, and annoyed or mildly irritated several times in the span of 24 hours. On the other hand the experience of anger can vary widely, and world-famous actor Pierce Brosnan recently made headlines when he declared that he never gets angry, at all. The James Bond star also shared the simple activity that helps him keep his emotions under control.
Pierce Brosnan, who stole our hearts as James Bond back in the day, recently reached a milestone: the big 7-0! Apart from his iconic role, many of us admire him for his immense love and unwavering devotion he has for his wife, Keely Shaye Smith. When she faced hurtful body-shaming from the public, Brosnan became her shield, fiercely protecting her. Intrigued by Pierce Brosnan’s life, we delved deeper and discovered more facts we didn’t know about him.
Time flies and people change, but the question that will always remain the same is “Who’s gonna be the next James Bond?” It’s been on everyone’s mind since Daniel Craig talked about quitting the role. People are betting on who’ll take over, and as the decision gets closer, the rumors are getting louder. It seems like a 32-year-old British actor who’s been in movies like Angus and Perfect Snogging will soon be seen on screen in this coveted role.
There are several ways for actors to land a starring role in a movie. Some are chosen through auditions, while others are invited due to their popularity, as was the case with Kate Winslet after her role in Titanic. However, not all auditions result in success, and actors may decline offers made by directors or producers. Russell Crowe, for instance, turned down the opportunity to star in Lord of the Rings based on his intuition.
It’s hard to imagine someone as gorgeous and successful as Catherine Zeta-Jones having any doubts about her appearance. But it just goes to show that even the most seemingly perfect people have their struggles. And about regrets, well, we all have ours, but Catherine’s did touch our hearts.
Myths have become an inevitable part of almost every movie, so sometimes it’s really hard to accept the fact that reality can be much different from what is shown on the screen. We decided to bust some of the most persistent movie myths that seem to migrate from one flick to another and irritate many viewers.
James Bond is one of those iconic roles that most actors dream of playing. But Liam Neeson turned it down because of an ultimatum that Natasha Richardson, his then-future wife, had given him. And recently, he opened up about this decisive moment when he chose love over anything else.
After 15 years of playing James Bond, Daniel Craig stepped down from the role in 2021. As fans eagerly anticipate the next actor to take on the iconic character, the competition is fierce. Thousands of fans participated in an online poll to vote for their favorite contender, and we’ve compiled the results of the top picks below.Who will be the next James Bond? Check out our list of the favorite contenders, ranked by the public in an online poll.
Kate Middleton often appears in public wearing outfits from famous designers. However, sometimes the models wearing these dresses and suits in fashion shows don’t entirely match the royal protocol, so some adjustments have to be made. Nevertheless, once altered, the designer clothing doesn’t lose its charm but gains a fresh, exquisite look.
Pierce Brosnan’s forgiveness toward his mother is a remarkable display of resilience. Despite enduring significant personal loss and familial struggles early on, Brosnan’s ability to forgive exemplifies the power of compassion and understanding. Read on to see how the son-mother relationship worked out.
Today, Daniel Craig is the highest-paid James Bond actor. However, his journey to becoming as successful as he is today was surely not easy for him. In his early days as an actor, there were times when he was so hungry, he had to steal to have something to eat and sometimes even slept on park benches.
We can’t possibly imagine certain iconic characters played by different actors. However, in some cases, producers and directors had originally considered another celebrity to be perfect for the role. Other times, an actor wants to be cast for a specific role but doesn’t make it through the selection process. That’s why we’d like to imagine what some popular characters would look like if they had been played by someone else.
Regé-Jean Page, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit period drama, Bridgerton, has been deemed the most attractive man in the world according to science. The 34-year-old actor, who played the Duke of Hastings, was analyzed using the Greek Golden Ratio of Beauty Phi and was found to be 93.65% accurate. But don’t worry, other heartthrobs also made it to the list, and maybe your favorite celebrity is one of them.
Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress who has had a successful career in Hollywood. She first gained international recognition for her role as Wai Lin in the 1997 James Bond film, Tomorrow Never Dies. She went on to star in other notable Hollywood films, such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Yeoh is also known for her role in the Star Trek: Discovery television series. She is considered one of the most prominent Asian actors in Hollywood and is now nominated for Oscar.
Ordinary viewers that don’t know a lot about the movie industry might think that any actor is willing to sacrifice anything just to get a leading role in a certain film. But often, for various reasons, stars decide to reject some parts, even when directors beg them to agree. And many of these roles end up being iconic. Today, it’s hard to imagine that these characters could have been played by completely different actors.
Michelle Yeoh has starred in many hit movies and has been active for 4 decades. Unlike many actresses, she mostly does action films and continues to astonish us with her performances. Behind it all, there are certain things that people don’t know about her.
James Bond was created by British journalist Ian Fleming, back in 1952. More than half a century later, 27 films about the secret agent have been made. Barbara Broccoli, the long-time producer of the 007 franchise, revealed that the role favors younger actors who are not A-listers but who have the potential to evolve into one. After seeing the contenders, we’re sure it’s going to be a difficult decision to make but one thing is for sure — the actor who’ll get the job will have his life changed forever.
The film industry gives us a chance to dip our toes into other universes, complete with epic wizard battles and spy adventures, or travel the galaxy with a young warrior. But not all movies have a straightforward and clear plot. And this leaves some space for the imagination. Dedicated fans analyze every little detail and build theories that fully reinterpret many of the stories of movies and TV shows, and they also have the benefit of a bit of evidence that further proves their points.
While reading a book, we often imagine the characters in our heads. But when these books turn into movies, things go a little differently than they did in our minds. For instance, we’ve seen Sherlock Holmes played by the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Henry Cavill, and even Johnny Lee Miller. Each actor lent their own individuality to the role, and we’d be hard-pressed to pick a favorite. On that note, here are even more surprising casting choices in live-action movies that we ended up loving as well.
Watching a movie is synonymous with relaxation and enjoyment. But this is not the case for everyone because many take it upon themselves to pay attention to every detail. Afterward, theories pop into their heads, almost as if by magic. They may think of other endings, connections between films, or even possible betrayals and new villains.
Sometimes, opportunities are given to us, but it doesn’t mean we will always feel right about them. And that’s what happened with these actors who were a part of a successful film and played iconic roles but regretted their involvement. These celebrities expressed that they were dissatisfied with the film, plot, and roles, but still, they conveyed it with professionalism and managed to entertain us despite these issues.At Bright Side, we gathered some celebrities who shared iconic roles that they didn’t seem to enjoy playing.
With his undeniable charisma, dashing good looks, and powerful acting skills, we understand why Daniel Craig has been the perfect choice to portray the iconic James Bond for over 15 years now. And the 54-year-old actor’s real personality and views on life aren’t any less fascinating than that of 007. In fact, even though the A-lister is an enigma and insists on leading a private life, the things we know about him are enough to make us get attached to him all the more.
Most Hollywood hunks, per se, love to show off their gentlemanly fashion pizzazz on the red carpet with designer tuxedos that could put James Bond to shame. That said, many male celebrities are now stepping away from mainstream fashion and into the liberal androgynous zone, turning their event appearances into something extra special.
Many of us know Hill Harper from shows like CSI: NY, Covert Affairs, and The Good Doctor. While the actor usually keeps a low profile when it comes to his personal life, he revealed in 2017 that he became a father through adoption. The proud dad shared the things that led to the decision that forever changed his life.
There are people who believe that fate plays an important part in the love story of some couples. Sometimes, more than fate, it is time. That’s what happened to Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz, who met years before they were famous and both had a life far from each other, with success on their side. But the moment came when time brought them back together and they haven’t been apart since.
When Cinderella was going to the ball, her fairy godmother made her a stunning dress. However, the fairy tale was not about the dress, but about the shoes. And in real life, stars often wear such amazing shoes that everyone forgets about their clothes, and the shoes become the main focus.
It seems some celebrities have never been young because we all remember them at a more mature age. In fact, they have either started their career quite late or, for some reason, we don’t remember the start of their creative path.
Many consider marrying into a blended family an excellent package deal! You instantly share wonderful children with your significant other and take part in a growing family. Our fave celebrities often show how well-acquainted they are in this household dynamic.
In the movie industry, there are certain characters, like Sherlock Holmes, Zorro, and Tarzan, that managed to obtain a status of universal cultural values. New films about them are being produced every 5-10 years, where the stories of the characters adapt to new modern realities. For example, each generation has its own Spider-Man or Batman, which, by the way, has been played by 7 different actors.
Some movie viewers that don’t know a lot about the cinematography might think that any actor is willing to do anything just to get the main role in a film. But this isn’t really true. Quite often, for different reasons, stars decide to refuse to portray roles, even if the directors beg them to take them on.
A study shows that we can do the best work of our career at any age, as there is no distinct age to reach our professional peak. And when we look at the filmography of some of the biggest names in Hollywood, we might be surprised to learn that their breakthrough role appeared much later than we anticipated. Because even if youth has the energy and the drive, sometimes, to create a masterpiece, we need experience and maturity, which only age can give us.
One statistics study shows that only about 56 English-speaking actors currently working are famous. And even though the number of actors who become worldwide stars is small, this doesn’t mean that these people have fully fulfilled their career aspirations. And we might even be shocked to find out that the actors who played our favorite action heroes and leading characters, had their eyes set on a different role in a completely different movie.
Royals have tight schedules, and pursuing a career in acting as a side gig might not be on their priority list. Even though members of the monarchy rarely agree to appear on-screen alongside other stars, some of them played a role in a movie or TV show, and the Queen is no exception to that.
The world knew him as James Bond, but behind the success and fame lies a story of tragedy and overcoming obstacles. Pierce Brosnan lost his first wife to cancer but adopted and raised his children alone. Years later, life took his only daughter from him due to the same disease. But fate had a new beginning in store for him.
Thinking about the wardrobe of movies or series goes far beyond thinking about clothes that look nice. These outfits can be an essential part of the story or also serve as a complement to a story or a character — either by their colors, features, or style.