Once upon a time, Liam Neeson was rejected on sight for a role in The Princess Bride. The actor dished on the details during the Oct. 9 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live.
The beloved 1987 movie, which was directed by Rob Reiner, features a slew of quirky fairytale characters. One such character, Fezzik, was portrayed by the late Andre the Giant, who stood at over seven feet tall. Before Andre was cast, however, Liam told Jimmy that he was brought in by casting directors for the part.
“I was quite nervous because I knew this was a big film and stuff. I had met the casting directors in L.A. So I go into the office in London, and Rob Reiner looked at me and said ‘He’s not a giant. What height are you?’ I said ‘Six foot four.’ He said, ‘That’s tall, he’s not a giant,'” Liam
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Liam Neeson doesn’t have fond memories of being up for a role in The Princess Bride.
The actor appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he recalled the time he met with director Rob Reiner about potentially starring in the hit 1987 movie.
“I didn’t audition, but I was living in London, and I was asked to go meet Rob Reiner, the director, and I was quite nervous, because I knew this was a big film,” Neeson, 68, said.
“I had entered the office in London, and Rob Reiner looked at me and said, ‘He’s not a giant! What height are you?’ I said six foot-four. ‘That’s tall. He’s not a giant!’ ” Neeson recalled the director saying.
“So there was no ‘Hello, thank you.’ I thought, ‘OK, the next time I see Rob Reiner, I’m gonna tell him he was very rude,’ ” Neeson
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are celebrating their second wedding anniversary!
On Oct. 12, 2018, Eugenie and Jack wed at St.George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle with a lavish two-day celebration with friends and family, including her grandmother Queen Elizabeth.
To celebrate, Eugenie posted her first Instagram Reel that included a montage of nine photos of her and Jack, including three never-before-seen images from their wedding day and a cute one of the couple posing among snowy mountains with penguins in the background. The montage is set to London Grammar’s “Baby It’s You.”
She also shared a sweet message to her husband of two years. “Been the best 2 years married to you and 10 years with you in total…happy memories always my dear Jack,” she wrote.
This year, the happy couple has even more to celebrate as Eugenie announced
Princess Eugenie shared an adorable video montage of unseen wedding photos and holiday snaps of herself and husband Jack Brooksbank to mark their second wedding anniversary on Monday. It comes after the couple announced they’re expecting their first child in early 2021.
The pregnant royal, 30, shared her first Instagram Reel, which featured images from their October 2018 wedding and dreamy personal photos from their holidays over their years together, including one of the pair beaming on a boat in front of a group of penguins. She added the song Baby It’s You by London Grammar over the top.
Eugenie wrote in the sweet Instagram caption: “Been the best 2 years married to you and 10 years with you in total… happy memories always my dear Jack”.
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The fourth series of the Netflix show, which arrives on screens in November, will see audiences introduced to the Princess of Wales, who is played by English actor Emma Corrin.
One of the most anticipated episodes featuring Diana is of her royal wedding to Prince Charles and earlier this week fans were given a first glimpse at the show’s version of the iconic ivory gown.
Among those to praise The Crown’s costume designer Amy Roberts for the replica was one of the original gown’s designers, Elizabeth Emanuel, who worked alongside her former husband, David, in preparation for the 1981 wedding.
Let’s face it: winter is coming. But if there’s anything that can comfort us about shorter days and more time spent inside, it’s the anticipation surrounding the release of season four of Netflix’ “The Crown” on November 15.
The new season will introduce viewers to a new love interest of Prince Charles (played by Josh O’Connor): Lady Diana Spencer, played by Emma Corrin. And over the weekend, the network fueled evenmore excitement about the upcoming season with its release of the first photos of actor Emma Corrin, who plays Princess Diana, on the royal’s wedding day in her iconic wedding dress.
In addition to her humanitarian work, dedication to her children, and graceful composure in nearly every setting, Diana was known for her unique style sensibility, which evolved from demure to confident over the course of her all-too-short life. And while she had certainly embraced a different
Princess Diana’s wedding dress, which she wore to her 1981 nuptials, undeniably caught viewers’ attention around the world. Today, the same can be said of the latest iteration of her iconic gown, made for Netflix’s The Crown; the late royal’s ensemble was recreated for the show and is so accurate, one of Princess Di’s wedding dress designers spoke out to praise it. According to People, Elizabeth Emanuel, who brought the original garment to life—25-foot-long train and all—alongside her former husband, David Emanuel, thinks the copy is spot-on. “The dress looks lovely,” Elizabeth told the outlet. “They have done a great job in capturing the spirit of the wedding gown.”
The resemblance between Diana’s dress and the recreation is uncanny—but, contrary to initial reports, the designer did not give The Crown’s producers the original patterns. The fashion mogul does, however, love the show and is looking
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As many fans wait for the release of the upcoming season of Netflix’s “The Crown”, we’ve been treated with a few teasing images of what we’ll see in November and the latest of which is a full image of what Princess Diana will look like with her iconic 1981 wedding gown on the show.
The image comes from the show’s official Instagram account where it shows actress Emma Corrin in her debut role as the late Princess Diana wearing her famous wedding dress in one of the big rooms inside the palace.
The caption of the picture reveals that the dress was made by Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts who instead of making a one-to-one replica of the actual dress, did her own interpretation while still saving the look of what made the original dress special and memorable.
Netflix The Crown version of Princess Diana’s dress
One of the designers of Princess Diana’s iconic wedding dress is praising how The Crown has brought the gown to life in the upcoming new season.
Elizabeth Emanuel says that actress Emma Corrin, who plays Princess Diana in the hit Netflix series’ fourth season, looks “wonderful” in the gown after the first image was released over the weekend.
“The dress looks lovely,” Emanuel tells PEOPLE. “They have done a great job in capturing the spirit of the wedding gown.”
Elizabeth created the original dress, with its stunning 25-ft train that unfolded down the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral on that July day nearly 40 years ago, with her then-husband David Emanuel. David spoke with the production team during the making of the fourth season, a Crown source confirms. But contrary to some reports, he and Elizabeth didn’t lend the producers the original