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A Love Actually Star Is Spreading Cheer at Heathrow Airport

A Love Actually Star Is Spreading Cheer at Heathrow Airport
Love actually is all around!

In honor of the iconic holiday film, Love Actually, London’s Heathrow Airport is greeting travelers with a surprise worthy of the prime minister: a welcome from Martine McCutcheon, who plays Hugh Grant’s love interest, Natalie.

Because the scene where McCutcheon jumps into Grant’s arms at arrivals is so popular amongst fans, the actress is hoping to re-create the movie magic (sans lip-locking) for real-life customers.

“It was one of my all-time favorite scenes to film,” she said in a press release. “Even now I get so excited every time I’m at
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‘Love Actually’ Star Says Film Had Anti-Body-Shaming Message

The modern holiday classic “Love Actually” has come in for a lot of criticism since its release, including its depiction of the character Natalie, the prime minister’s assistant who is constantly teased for being chubby. Related: Behind The Scenes At Red Nose Day’s ‘Love Actually’ Reunion Now, actress Martine McCutcheon, who played Natalie in the film, […]
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Horror Highlights: The Axiom Impressions, Trailers & Release Details for The Untamed and Prankz

Today's Horror Highlights commences with impressions of Nicholas Woods' The Axiom (2017). Also: a trailer for The Untamed and release details for Prankz, which is now available on Amazon Prime.

The Axiom Impressions: The Axiom is a deeply intriguing vessel that explores familiar waters in the most creative ways possible.

Written and Directed by Nicholas Woods, The Axiom stars Hattie Smith, Zac Titus, Nicole Dambro, Taylor Flowers, and Michael Peter Harrison. It follows a group of friends who get tricked into going into the woods to rescue McKenzie's (Hattie Smith) sister, who mysteriously disappeared in those same woods. Once in the wilderness, the gang slowly discovers that not only are they not alone, but that they may have entered another dimension.

There is a lot to unpack when discussing this film, so let's start with the axiom itself. It is an opening to other worlds much more terrifying than our own,
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Hugh Grant Dancing to Drake Isn’t Even The Most Painful Part Of The ‘Love Actually’ Sequel — Watch

Hugh Grant Dancing to Drake Isn’t Even The Most Painful Part Of The ‘Love Actually’ Sequel — Watch
Love Actually” fans outside the U.K. finally get to catch up with all of their favorite characters from the Christmas tearjerker, almost fifteen years after its 2003 release. The 15-minute special originally aired in the U.K. in March as part of Red Nose Day, an international day of giving organized by the charity Comic Relief.

Spoilers Ahead for the “Love Actually” reunion:

Read More: ‘Love Actually’ Reunion Trailer: Andrew Lincoln Picks Up His Cue Cards (Again) in New ‘Red Nose Day Actually’ Teaser

The special opens with Juliet and Peter (Keira Knightley and Chiwetel Ejiofor) finishing up a screening of “Love Actually,” which presumably they’ve been watching on repeat every two hours since the last time we saw them. When bearded Mark (Andrew Lincoln) shows up to disrupt their now fifteen-year marriage yet again with his poster board confessions, it turns out he’s only there to brag that he married Kate Moss.
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The Wonderful Love Actually Red Nose Day Special Has Been Released Online

The Love Actually Red Nose Day Special already aired on Thursday, May 25 on NBC, but in case you missed it, the short is now available to watch online! The script for the short was written by Richard Curtis and it wonderfully revisits the characters of the classic 2003 film Love Actually. It shows us what our favorite characters are up to in 2017. It's a pretty great reunion special that I think fans of the original film will enjoy and appreciate.

Love Actually is one of my favorite romantic comedies and I thought this was a real treat. The cast that returns includes Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Lucia Moniz, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke and Rowan Atkinson. Patrick Dempsey also shows up. When talking about the special, Curtis had this to say:

“Over the years I’ve enjoyed doing Red Nose Day
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Laura Linney Finally Gets Her Happy Ending (with Patrick Dempsey!) in Love Actually Sequel

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Laura Linney Finally Gets Her Happy Ending (with Patrick Dempsey!) in Love Actually Sequel
Love Actually fans in the colonies finally have their answers!

Thursday night, American fans of the 2003 holiday classic tuned into NBC’s star-studded charity Red Nose Day Special, which featured the premiere of the highly anticipated Love Actually mini-sequel. The short followup was created by Love Actually writer/director Richard Curtis, who also happens to be the co-creator of Red Nose Day — Comic Relief’s annual charity event. Proceeds go to help disadvantaged children around the world.

The 10-minute clip, titled Red Nose Day Actually, featured most of the major stars from the film — like Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth,
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‘Love Actually’ Sequel Has Arrived To Tell You That You’re Perfect

However you might feel about “Love Actually,” it’s not often you get a cast like Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Lucia Moniz, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke, and Rowan Atkinson. And all those players have returned for the film’s sequel, which aired in the U.K. in March and in the U.S. last night as part of the Red Nose Day special.

Continue reading ‘Love Actually’ Sequel Has Arrived To Tell You That You’re Perfect at The Playlist.
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'Love Actually' Stars Reunite on Red Nose Day for Heartwarming Sequel 14 Years After the Original

'Love Actually' Stars Reunite on Red Nose Day for Heartwarming Sequel  14 Years After the Original
Fans of Love Actually finally got to see their favorite characters 14 years after the release of the beloved rom com -- and it turns out not a lot has really changed.

The star-studded cast reunited for Red Nose Day Actually, a short sequel to the celebrated comedy that looked at how some of the film's cutest couples have been living out their lives.

As it turns out, Juliet (Keira Knightley) is still married to Peter (Chiwetel Ejiofor), and she's still getting unsettling, quasi-romantic cue card visits from Mark (Andrew Lincoln), who has since tied the knot with supermodel Kate Moss (who plays herself).

Watch: 'Love Actually' Cast Recreates Iconic Scene in Epic Trailer for 'Red Nose Day' Reunion Special

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister (Hugh Grant) is still inexplicably in office and he's still dancing by himself (only this time he's dancing to Drake's "Hotline Bling" and throwing out his back because he's old now). He's still with Natalie
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New Love Actually Sequel Trailer Reveals Where Characters Are Today — and Not Much Has Changed!

New Love Actually Sequel Trailer Reveals Where Characters Are Today — and Not Much Has Changed!
Even after all this time, love is still all around.

A new trailer for the Love Actually sequel reveals where the characters are 14 years after the original film premiered — and for most, not much has changed.

The trailer opens with iconic scenes from the original, before flashing forward to modern day with an adult Sam (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) confiding in his father (Liam Neeson) about his love life.

“Here we go again,” Neeson’s character says.

Several scenes from the short sequel echo moments from the original film, including the iconic cue-card scene. Andrew Lincoln‘s character once again shows up at Keira Knightley‘s door,
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Love returns in the trailer for Red Nose Day Actually

  • JoBlo
In the years since the release of Love Actually, some fans have been wondering what became of these characters, their relationships and how they viewed love. Although we may not be getting the full-sized sequel we wanted, director Richard Curtis reunited much of the Love Actually cast, including Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Thomas... Read More...
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The 'Love Actually' Cast Reunites in Heartwarming and Hilarious 'Red Nose Day' TV Special Trailer

The 'Love Actually' Cast Reunites in Heartwarming and Hilarious 'Red Nose Day' TV Special Trailer
What the world needs now is love.

After making its debut in the U.K. in March for British Red Nose Day, the mini sequel to Love Actually is making its way to the States this month. Ahead of its broadcast, Universal Pictures released the official trailer for Red Nose Day Actually, which proves that Hugh Grant's Prime Minister David still has the moves – well, sort of.

Watch: 'Love Actually' Cast Recreates Iconic Scene in Epic Trailer for 'Red Nose Day' Reunion Special

"Seems to me that love is everywhere, often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy. But it's always there. If you look for it, I have a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around," Grant says off-camera as scenes from Richard Curtis' 2003 rom-com flash across the screen.

Set to Stevie Wonder’s "For Once in My Life," the new footage begins with a sweet reunion between Liam Neeson, reprising his role
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‘Love Actually’ Reunion Trailer: Andrew Lincoln Picks Up His Cue Cards (Again) in New ‘Red Nose Day Actually’ Teaser

‘Love Actually’ Reunion Trailer: Andrew Lincoln Picks Up His Cue Cards (Again) in New ‘Red Nose Day Actually’ Teaser
Universal Pictures has released the trailer for the “Love Actually” reunion short film, which revisits the film’s characters to discover what they are up to in 2017. Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Lucia Moniz, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke and Rowan Atkinson all reprise their roles.

Read More: ‘Love Actually’ Reunion Preview: Andrew Lincoln Uses Cue Cards to Tease ‘Red Nose Day Actually

Titled “Red Nose Actually,” the 10-minute sequel to Richard Curtis’ 2003 Christmas classic will sponsor the annual Red Nose Day via Comic Relief, a charity funded by Curtis in 1985 alongside actor/comedian Lenny Henry.”I would never have dreamt of writing a sequel to ‘Love Actually,’ but I thought it might be fun to do 10 minutes to see what everyone is now up to,” the director said about the project in February. “Who has aged best? I guess
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‘Maurice’ 4K Restoration Exclusive Trailer & Poster: James Ivory’s Gay-Themed Drama Returns to the Big Screen 30 Years Later

‘Maurice’ 4K Restoration Exclusive Trailer & Poster: James Ivory’s Gay-Themed Drama Returns to the Big Screen 30 Years Later
It’s been 30 years since we last saw James Wilby and Hugh Grant fall in love on the screen in James Ivory’s beautiful gay-themed film “Maurice.” Now, Cohen Media Group —which has acquired 30 titles from the Merchant Ivory Productions library— is releasing a brand new 4K restoration of the 1987 romantic drama, which will screen next month at New York City’s historic Quad Cinema, following the theater’s reopening this Friday, April 14.

Read More: ‘Behind the White Glasses’ Exclusive Clip and Poster: Documentary Chronicles the Career of Lina Wertmüller — Watch

Based on E.M. Forster’s 1971 novel by the same name, “Maurice” followed the story of two undergraduate Cambridge students, Maurice (Wilby) and Clive (Grant), who fall in love at a time when any reference of homosexuality at the English university was omitted and same-sex relationships was punishable by the law.

The film also starred Rupert Graves and Ben Kingsleyco.
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Love Actually Is All Around: Check Out the Sequel’s Cast Reunion Photo

Love Actually Is All Around: Check Out the Sequel’s Cast Reunion Photo
As Hugh Grant said in Love Actually‘s opening scene, “Love actually is all around.” That’s surely true for EW’s special Untold Stories issue, in which we reunited writer-director Richard Curtis and a fair percentage of the cast from the 2003 Christmas movie. In the photo above, you’ll see (from left) Bill Nighy (Billy Mack), Olivia Olson (Joanna), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Sam), Liam Neeson (Daniel), Colin Firth (Jamie), Lucia Moniz (Aurelia), Chiwetel Ejiofor, (Peter), Keira Knightley (Juliet), Andrew Lincoln (Mark), Hugh Grant (the Prime Minister), and Martine McCutcheon (Natalie).

The movie has its roots in large-cast classics like Robert Altman
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The Love Actually Cast Actually Reunited in the Same Place….Almost

If there are two words I haven’t been able to stop hearing lately it’s Love Actually. This was a movie that took place in 2003 and captured the hearts of millions. Many consider it to be one of the better romantic films in history. No, I’m being serious. Love Actually sees nine intertwined stories examining the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), Sarah (Laura Linney), a graphic designer whose devotion to her

The Love Actually Cast Actually Reunited in the Same Place….Almost
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Secrets Spilled! Six New Things We Learned About Love Actually

Secrets Spilled! Six New Things We Learned About Love Actually
Are you feeling the love yet?

Just ahead of the highly anticipated U.S. debut of the 10-minute sequel to Love Actually — which premiered last week in the U.K. in honor of Red Nose Day — the original stars are spilling secrets about the beloved 2003 romantic comedy. (The mini-sequel will air in the U.S. on May 25 as part of NBC’s Red Nose Day telecast.)

Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Andrew Lincoln and more members of the cast sat down with Entertainment Weekly for its newest issue to reflect on some of their favorite behind-the-scene memories from the film.
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Laura Linney to Appear in the U.S. Version of Love Actually Sequel

Laura Linney to Appear in the U.S. Version of Love Actually Sequel
A version of this article originally appeared on ew.com.

Anyone paying attention to the U.K.’s Red Nose Day/Comic Relief charity drive on Friday can likely tell you who was accounted for in Richard Curtis’ delightful short film Red Nose Day Actually. The 14-years-later check-in with the characters from 2003’s Love Actually featured appearances from Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Martine McCutcheon, Colin Firth, and others. The short film appeared on the U.K.’s Red Nose Day (which raised $91 million and counting to add to its $1-billion-plus lifetime haul) and will
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Love Actually cast reunited in Red Nose Day sequel – watch here

  • HeyUGuys
Author: David Sztypuljak

Red Nose Day or Comic Relief is always looking to push the boundaries when it comes to creating comedy genius and it was writer / director Richard Curtis who stole the show in the charity fundraiser to reunite the cast of Love Actually 13 years since it was first released.

The likes of Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Rowan Atkinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Colin Firth and Bill Nighy to name but a few all came back reprise their roles from the classic 2003 Christmas movie.

The extended twelve minute short-film showed off many of our favourites giving a little insight into where there lives have taken them 13 years on. During the final scene you can see some familiar faces including Kate Moss and YouTube star Caspar Lee lurking behind Martine McCutcheon as she looks on to now husband Hugh Grant as he’s returned to be
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Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick and More Audition to Be Stephen Hawking’s New Voice in Hilarious Red Nose Day Sketch

Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick and More Audition to Be Stephen Hawking’s New Voice in Hilarious Red Nose Day Sketch
Liam Neeson and Anna Kendrick recently auditioned for the voice role of a lifetime: Stephen Hawking. The pair are just two celebrities from a larger group that took part in a hilarious Comic Relief video in which they lobby the world renowned scientist who suffers from Als to pick them as the person to replace the computerized voice he’s used for more than 30 years.

Read More: ‘Love Actually’ Sequel: First Trailer for Short Film Asks Which Cast Members Have Aged the Best

“Stephen, it’s me. Surely it has to be me,” Neeson says in the video. “Listen to my voice. It’s deep, it’s sexy, it’s got a tinge of … physics?”

In Kendrick’s audition tape, the actress calls herself “the obvious choice,” ading, “I’m intelligent, kind of, and, I’m young and cool, kind of.”

The project is part of Red Nose Day, a
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Watch Hugh Grant Shake His Bum to Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ and More from the Love Actually Reunion

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Watch Hugh Grant Shake His Bum to Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’ and More from the Love Actually Reunion
The highly-anticipated Love Actually mini-sequel has finally debuted in the U.K., and while the special won’t be available in the U.S. until May, we’ve got all the highlights to hold you over.

Almost all of the original star-studded cast reunited for the 10-minute follow-up in honor of Red Nose Day in the U.K. on Friday — but it was Hugh Grant who immediately stole the show.

Warning: Spoilers Ahead!

The actor has already caused a storm on social media after recreating his iconic dance routine down the Downing Street stairs. Instead of getting down to The Pointer Sisters’ “Jump,
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