Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Mirren on Almodovar's wish list

Pedro Almodovar is a fan of Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet, and may make a film in English some day

Pedro Almodovar has named Dame Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet as British actresses he would like to work with.

The Spanish director was in London for the UK premiere of his film The Skin I Live In, which stars Antonio Banderas and newcomer Elena Anaya.

When asked if he wanted to work with any British actors, he said: "There are many. Helen Mirren - I met her a long time ago."

He added that he may even make a film in English in the future.

On the red carpet at Somerset House, he said: "I admire very much the British school of acting, so I hope that one day I will make a film in English, not necessarily in Hollywood and I hope that I will be able to work with some of these British actresses that I like, like Kate Winslet."

He went on to say that he would also consider working with Australian actress Cate Blanchett.

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

Read the fine print on a contract. If you're not happy with the proposed terms of a deal, renegotiate. Don't be afraid to drive a hard bargain. You may not realise it, but you have a great deal of power. People are willing to pay good money for someone with your intelligence and experience. If you undersell yourself, you will set a dangerous precedent. Someone will ask you to do something that goes against your conscience. Obey your principles, even if it means making an enemy.More