Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts to star in three 'Divergent' sequels

Naomi Watts to star in three 'Divergent' sequelsWashington, 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.


Halle Berry, Naomi Watts bag major film deals at Cannes

Halle Berry, Naomi Watts bag major film deals at CannesWashington, 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.


Naomi Watts not confirmed to star in 1963's 'The Birds' remake yet

Naomi WattsLondon, 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.


Princess Di's biopic nominated for 'worst film of 2013' at BAFTA

Princess Di's biopic nominated for 'worst film of 2013' at BAFTALondon, 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.


Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts teaching sons to be generous

Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts teaching sons to be generousNew 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.


What's common between Naomi Watts, Princess Diana?

What's common between Naomi Watts, Princess Diana?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.


Naomi Watts craves for daughter

Naomi Watts craves for daughterLos 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.


Emma Stone, Naomi Watts to share screen space

Emma Stone, Naomi Watts to share screen spaceLos 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.


Naomi Watts does her own laundry

Naomi Watts does her own laundryLos 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.


Naomi Watts reveals Princess Diana’s misery

Naomi Watts reveals Princess Diana’s miseryLondon, 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.


India visit a memorable experience for Naomi Watts

India visit a memorable experience for Naomi WattsLos 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.


Nomination for 'The Impossible' special: Naomi Watts

Nomination for 'The Impossible' special: Naomi WattsLos 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.


'The Impossible' to release in India Jan 4

'The Impossible' to release in India Jan 4New 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.


Playing Diana was the hardest thing I’ve done, says Naomi Watts

Playing Diana was the hardest thing I’ve done, says Naomi WattsLondon, 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.


Watts faced childhood fear in 'Impossible'

Watts faced childhood fear in 'Impossible'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.


Naomi Watts transforms into splitting image of Diana

Naomi Watts transforms into splitting image of DianaLos 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.


I’m dreading the reaction to playing Princess Diana, says Naomi Watts

I’m dreading the reaction to playing Princess Diana, says Naomi WattsLondon, 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.


Watts shifts to London for Diana role

Watts shifts to London for Diana roleLondon, 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.


Meryl Streep turns saviour for Watts

Meryl Streep turns saviour for WattsLos 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.


Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana

Naomi Watts to play Princess DianaLondon, 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.


Naomi Watts set to play Princess Diana in new flick

 Naomi Watts set to play Princess Diana in new flick London, Feb 10 : Naomi Watts will play Princess Diana in a new film that will centre around the final two years of her life and her love affair with a heart surgeon.

`Caught In Flight' will focus on Diana's relationship with Hasnat Khan, the man she described as "Mr Wonderful".

It will be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, whose 2004 film, `Downfall', charted the last days of Adolf Hitler.


Naomi Watts snubs Academy Awards

Naomi WattsLos Angeles, Feb 4 - Actress Naomi Watts has shown her disappointment towards the Academy Awards for snubbing "J Edgar" leading man Leonardo DiCaprio.

The 43-year-old said she was shocked to hear that DiCaprio was not among the best actor nominees for this year's awards.

"I think he did an incredible job and it was a brilliant performance. I was quite shocked he wasn't nominated actually because he certainly deserved it," showbizspy. com quoted Watts as saying. (IANS)


Success isn't everything: Naomi Watts

Success isn't everything: Naomi WattsLondon, Jan 20 - Actress Naomi Watts does not believe that success is "everything" and finds life in Hollywood "uncertain".

"Acting is such an uncertain kind of life. You struggle so much at the beginning of your career - at least I did - and then you suddenly find yourself working all the time and after six or seven years you realise that maybe work and success isn't everything," femalefirst. co. uk quoted the 43-year-old as saying.


‘Success isn’t everything’ for Naomi Watts

 ‘Success isn’t everything’ for Naomi WattsWashington, Jan 19 : Naomi Watts has realised that success in Hollywood isn’t “everything” now that she remains busy “working all the time.”

The Oscar-nominated actress admits that she finds life in Hollywood “uncertain”, however, she prizes other things over how often she is working now that she does not have to worry so much about finding work.


Naomi Watts now Australia’s highest earning actress

Naomi Watts now Australia’s highest earning actressLondon, Dec 15 : Naomi Watts has been named Australia’s highest earning actress.

She was placed at number three on BRW magazine’s list of the country’s wealthiest entertainers with earnings of 12 million pounds, the Daily Express reported.

Watts has been placed behind Global Creatures - the group responsible for Walking with Dinosaurs, the Arena Spectacular - and children’s entertainers The Wiggles.


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