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 […]


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 […]


Helen Mirren has learned much in her 74 years. But recently the Oscar-, Tony-, and Emmy-winning actor discovered something that, frankly, pissed her off. “I was just reading about an exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite paintings,” Mirren told Vanity Fair last Sunday by phone, audibly irked. “I didn’t know there were these incredible women Pre-Raphaelite painters. Why have I never heard of […]


October 18, 2019 ♦ Appearances, Interviews, News & Articles

Helen Mirren (HBO’s Elizabeth I, The Queen) is no stranger to playing powerful female rulers operating in the world of men. Her latest endeavor, Catherine the Great, is no different as she brings the story of the extraordinary 18th century Russian Empress to life in the upcoming HBO limited series. At the New Yorker festival screening of the […]