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Steve Coogan loves imitating James Bond

Steve Coogan loves imitating James Bond

Oct 16 2013, 8:28pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Steve Coogan still enjoys impersonating James Bond. The 'Philomena' actor, who spoofed 007 in his 2011 movie 'The Trip,' provided some light entertainment for his co-stars, including Dame Judi Dench...

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Steve Coogan loves imitating James Bond

Oct 16 2013, 8:28pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Steve Coogan still enjoys impersonating James Bond.

The 'Philomena' actor, who spoofed 007 in his 2011 movie 'The Trip,' provided some light entertainment for his co-stars, including Dame Judi Dench, on the set of the new drama by imitating the suave secret agent between scenes.

Speaking at a special screening of the film at the Odeon cinema in Leicester Square for the 57th annual BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday night (10.16.13), the 48-year-old comedian exclusively told BANG Showbiz that he made sure there were plenty of funny moments on the set.

He said: "I just did a lot of impersonations in the car, I did all the James Bonds".

Steve, who plays a weary political journalist in the movie, who covers the story of a woman's search for her son decades after he was taken from her and was she forced to live in a convent, didn't find it difficult to play a more serious character.

He said: "In some ways it's easier playing a real person because you can use the fact that they've lived - they've done the research for you."

Meanwhile, director Stephen Frears joked he is tired of working with Dame Judi.

He said: "It's actually the fourth film I've done with her, so we're sick of the sight of each other! It's when you haven't got these great actresses that you're in trouble.

"For some reason there's this generation Judi [Dench], Helen [Mirren], Vanessa [Redgrave], Maggie Smith, I don't know why but they're sort of magnificent. They know their jobs very well."

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'Minions' Embark On New Journey in New Trailer - Watch Now!

Nov 3 2014 10:45pm CST | Source: Just Jared

Check out the brand new trailer for Despicable Me’s spinoff Minions, which hits theaters on Friday, July 10! The spinoff of the two Despicable Me movies centers on minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob who are in search of a new master and end up in New York in 1968 after serving an Egyptian pharaoh. Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney, and Steve Coogan are lending their voices to the film. In case you didn’t ...
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British Actor Steve Coogan to Replace Philip Seymour Hoffman in Showtime's 'Happyish'

Oct 22 2014 1:15pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

British actor Steve Coogan is set to replace the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the upcoming Showtime pilot Happyish. Happyish was originally set to star Philip in the title role and was in development before his tragic death earlier this year. Steve will play “44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when he gets a new 25-year-old “wunderkind” boss, who says things like “digital,” “social” and “viral.” Is he in need of a “rebranding,” as his mentor insis ...
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