Helena Bonham Carter and Ewan McGregor are rumoured to have joined the cast of Tim Burtons dark take on Disneys Mary Poppins.
They will play George and Winifred Banks alongside Cate Blanchett as Mary Poppins and Sam Riley as Bert the chimney sweep.
The new film will apparently take inspiration from the novels of P. L. Travers rather than the 1964 film starring Julie Andrews.
The King’s Speech actress reads Christina Rossetti’s Song as part of a series of celebrations and events on the theme of ‘remember’ for this year’s National Poetry Day
National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October will be celebrated with a series of poetry readings, prizes and performances based around this year’s official theme of ‘remember’.
Among the many events taking place on the day include a poetic takeover of Covent Garden Tube Station in London, where poems will be read out over the tanoy, a poetry film and live performances of new commissions to commemorate the First World War and the announcement of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award winners.
Throughout the day there will be a series of performers at the Southbank Centre including The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, Jamaican dub poet, Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze and John Hegley.
You can download this reading and more from Emma Watson, Tom Hiddleston, Gina Bellman, Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory, over 170 poems plus quotes and short stories from Shakespeare to Bob Dylan by way of Maya Angelou and JK Rowling by visiting iliterature.net and buying The Love Book App for just £1.99.
Some time ago Helena attended a Charity Screening for her new movie. I finally found the pictures to add to the gallery.
Public Appereances > Events 2014 > “T.S.Spivet” Charity Screening
Thanks to Ali.
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Yesterday in London, Helena and mother Elena participated to the exhibition of Nicole Farhi’s sculptures From The Neck Up. I’ve added to the gallery photos from the event.
Public Appereances > Events 2014 > Nicole Farhi’s Debut Exhibition Of Sculptures: ‘From The Neck Up’
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