London: Naomi Watts has revealed Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman helped her to believe in herself.
The 'While We're Young' star admits she couldn't have carved out a successful career in Hollywood without the support of her best friend, reported Contactmusic.
"I was lucky that Nicole Kidman was always there to support me, console me, keep my spirits up and help me believe in myself. She's been such a good friend over the years," she said.
Washington, March 19 : Oliver Platt along four others has been cast in Naomi Watts starrer upcoming project ' Shut In.'
The EuropaCorp and Lava Bear Pictures' thriller project, which recently began filming in Montreal, is being helmed by Farren Blackburn from a Black List script by Christina Hodson, Deadline. com reported.
Other stars added t the cast include Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, David Cubitt and French actress Clementine Poidatz.
Melbourne, Feb 24 - Naomi Watts has revealed that she starved herself before the Oscars.
The 46-year-old actress said during an odd interview with E!'s Ryan Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet that she is hungry on days like Oscars because she usually has starved herself, News.com.au reported.
Seacrest then asked the 'Birdman' star what ingredients she used to make a frittata she posted about on social media.
Washington, Nov 6 - Naomi Watts has joined the cast of upcoming psychological thriller ' Shut In.'
The indie project, which is based on the Blacklist screenplay by Christina Hodson, would be helmed by Farren Blackburn, the Hollywood Reporter reported.
The film, which is being co-produced, financed and distributed worldwide by EuropaCorp and Lava Bear Films, would begin filming in Europe in 2015. (ANI)
Los Angeles - Actress Naomi Watts and partner Liev Schreiber's children are reportedly urging the pair to get married soon.
The couple of nine years, who have sons, Sasha, seven, and Samuel, five, have never put marriage at the top of their list of priorities, reportedly.
The boys are apparently keen to see their parents walk down the aisle and have started helping them tentatively plan their nuptials.
Washington, June 5 : Naomi Watts has signed three follow ups to Lionsgate's 2014 film ' Divergent'.
The 45-year-old actress will join the sequels' cast in 'Insurgent' as the leader of the factionless named Evelyn, and will continue in the two final movies, which are based on the dystopian young-adult novels by Veronica Roth, the Hollywood Reporter reported.
Washington, May 16 : Naomi Watts and Halle Berry have bagged major film deals at the first day of Cannes International Film Festival .
Berry will play the lead as a vengeful mother on the hunt for her abducted son in the new thriller and Watts is on the verge to sign up Gus Van Sant's new drama in which she will portray Matthew McConaughey's wife, Contactmusic reported.
London, March 15 - Naomi Watts has not been officially cast in the remake of 1963's ' The Birds ', which will be produced by 'Transformers' director Michael Bay and helmed by Dutch filmmaker Diederik Van Rooijen.
Brad Fuller, co-owner of Bay's production company Platinum Dunes, told horror-movies. ca that no actor or actress is going to commit to everything without a script, Metro. co. uk reported.
London, Feb 16 : Naomi Watts starrer Princess Diana's high-criticised biopic 'Diana' has been tipped to win the worst film of 2013 at BAFTA.
The Oliver Hirschbiegel -helmed movie that had supposedly caused the Aussie actress so much stress that she would break down in tears is leading the pack with the judging panel at the British Academy of Rubbish Films and Terrible Acting, the Daily Star reported.
New York, Dec 2 : Liev Schreiber has revealed that he and long-time girlfriend Naomi Watts are teaching their two sons to be charitable.
The ' Ray Donovan ' star told the New York Post that the couple is spending the holidays trying to find ways to teach their sons generosity and compassion.
London, Sep 22 - Actress Naomi Watts, who is essaying the titular role in "Diana", shares a sense of humour similar as the late Princess of Wales, who tragically died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.
"Regarding similarities between Naomi and Diana - they both like to tell dirty jokes," femalefirst. co. uk quoted director Oliver Hirschbiegel as saying.
Los Angeles, July 29 : Actress Naomi Watts admits she would consider having another baby if it is guaranteed that it would be a girl.
The 44-year-old has two sons - Alexander, six, and Samuel, five - with her long-term partner, actor Liev Schreiber, and she admits that she wouldn't mind having a third child, if it's a she, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Los Angeles, March 7 - Actors Emma Stone and Naomi Watts will be seen together on the big screen in a new dark comedy by Alejandro Gonzalez.
The two leading ladies will star opposite Michael Keaton and Zach Galifianakis respectively. The film is about a man who attempts to stage a Broadway play to revamp his theatre career, reports dailystar. co. uk.
Los Angeles, Feb 6 : Actress Naomi Watts washes her clothes herself and she even cooks because she loves being a hands-on mother.
The 44-year-old actress has two sons - Alexander, six, and Samuel, five - with her long-term partner actor Liev Schreiber.
"It is pretty exhausting. It is so great, it is the best thing. Most high rewards you can have in anything, but it is definitely exhausting being a mom," contactmusic. com quoted Watts as saying.
London, Jan 8 : Naomi Watts, who plays Princess Diana in her new movie, has revealed that the role gave her an insight into the isolation and paranoia suffered by the late royal.
The 44-year-old actress told the Australian Vogue that playing such an iconic figure in the movie, which follows Diana in the last two years of her life, allowed her to see another side of Diana, the Daily Express reported.
Los Angeles, Dec 19 : Actress Naomi Watts, who has got her first Golden Globe nomination for "The Impossible", not only enjoyed sightseeing and shopping during her India visit, but was also impressed by the "strength and determination" of HIV mothers whom she met in the capital.
She visited the country with her husband Liev Schreiber last year.
Los Angeles, Dec 14 : Actress Naomi Watts is on cloud nine after receiving her first Golden Globe nomination for "The Impossible". She has been nominated in the best actress category.
Watts plays the role of a real-life Tsunami survivor in the film and she got to know about the nomination Thursday night, when the nominations were announced in Los Angeles. Incidentally, it was also her son, Sammy's birthday.
New Delhi, Dec 13 : English-language Spanish disaster drama film "The Impossible", directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, will release in India Jan 4.
PVR Pictures will release the film, based on the true story of a Spanish couple, who survived the Indian Ocean tsunami on Dec 26, 2004.
The story traces the frenzied journey of search, compassion, courage and how the family survives in the darkest hours of their lives following the giant tidal waves.
London, Dec 5 : Naomi Watts, who plays tragic Princess Diana in her new flick, has admitted the difficulties of re-creating one of last century's most iconic figures.
"Playing Princess Diana was the hardest thing I've done," the Daily Mail quoted her as telling Manhattan magazine.
Los Angeles, Oct 25 : Actress Naomi Watts struggled against her fear of swimming in deep water while shooting for "The Impossible".
Watts, 44, plays Dr. Maria Belon, a survivor of tsunami disaster that had hit the coast of Thailand in 2004. The ocean scenes were shot in massive water tanks in Spain, where the actress was tossed by huge waved and debris.
Los Angeles, Oct 17 : Naomi Watts has transformed herself to play Lady Diana in the upcoming biopic "Diana" and seems to have done a commendable job. The actress is a splitting image of the late Princess of Wales.
The movie focuses on Diana's last two years before she died in a car accident in 1997.
London, September 7 : Naomi Watts wants her portrayal of the much-loved Princess Diana to be just right in her new flick.
The movie `Diana' is directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel and stars British actor Naveen Andrews as Dr Hasnat Khan and Watts as the British royal.
London, June 17 - Actress Naomi Watts' preparation to play royal Princess Diana on the big screen, has required her to set up home in London.
The British-born actress, who grew up in Australia, has been cast in Oliver Hirschbiegel's upcoming drama "Caught In Flight", which will tell the story of the last two years of the princess' life before she died in a car crash in Paris, France in 1997.
Los Angeles, March 1 - Actress Meryl Streep is lending a helping hand to Naomi Watts, who will star in a biopic on the late Lady Diana, with some acting tips.
Streep won an Oscar for her portrayal of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady".
"Naomi is anxious about playing a character so loved by people around the world, not just in the UK," showbizspy. com quoted a source as saying.
London, Feb 10 - Actress Naomi Watts has been roped in to play the role of Princess Diana in "Caught In Flight" and she says that it is an honour to play the iconic role in the biopic.
"It is such an honour to be able to play this iconic role - Princess Diana was loved across the world and I look forward to rising to the challenge of playing her on screen," telegraph. co. uk quoted Watts as saying.
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