Archive for the 'News & Articles' Category

Dame Helen Mirren greets me enthusiastically on the phone from New York City after a day of promotion for her latest thriller, The Good Liar, in anticipation of digitally featuring as Flaunt’s first Annual Icon. I’m over 3000 miles away in Manchester, England. The first thing Mirren wants to talk about is not her current […]


November 14, 2019 ♦ Interviews, News & Articles, Photoshoots

LONDON — In 2001, Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren were rehearsing a production of August Strindberg’s “The Dance of Death” at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. A week before the previews opened, the events of Sept. 11 shook the city and its inhabitants to the core. But the play continued on. “We opened […]


November 1, 2019 ♦ News & Articles, Photoshoots

Dame Helen Mirren talks to Jack White about her latest royal role and why she thinks online dating is a good idea With a successful career spanning more than four decades, you might expect Dame Helen Mirren to be a bit of a diva. After all, she’s a woman who’s won an Oscar, a BAFTA […]


November 1, 2019 ♦ Magazines, News & Articles

Four-part series Catherine the Great begins in 1762, when the 33-year-old former German princess becomes Empress of Russia after pulling off a coup against her husband, Emperor Peter III, with the help of the court’s guard, led by her lover, Count Grigory Orlov (Richard Roxburgh). Her passionate affair with another member of court, Grigory Potemkin (Jason Clarke), […]


October 22, 2019 ♦ Interviews, News & Articles, Photoshoots

In HBO’s “Catherine the Great,” Mirren portrays the 18th-century Russian empress at the height of her powers. In the first episode of the HBO mini-series “Catherine the Great,” the empress of Russia is hunched over her desk writing about her political ambitions while her jealous lover stares into a hand mirror, primping for a cross-dressing […]