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WATCH: In New Trailer for 'Burton and Taylor,' Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West Have Their Claws Out

A new trailer for BBC America's "Burton and Taylor," starring Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West as fiery celebrity couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, has landed.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 18, 2013 12:52 PM
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Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West to Play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton for BBC

Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West are on board to play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a BBC biopic titled "Burton and Taylor." The film, written by William Ivory, will focus on the story of their appearance in 1983's Broadway revival of the Noel Coward play "Private Lives"...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 12, 2013 2:27 PM
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'The Hour' Star Romola Garai Strikes Out at Hollywood's Weight Obsession

Remember when Kate Winslet was lambasted by the media for her hourglass figure in "Titanic"? Well, Romola Garai, the gorgeous young star of must-see BBC America series "The Hour," is calling out the American media on airbrushing her lithe size ten figure.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • November 7, 2012 3:08 PM
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