With his new directorial effort, 'Class Rank,' in theaters this weekend, the noted actor gives us a guided tour of his greatest hits.
Colin Farrell is not a movie star. Farrell was 24 and an unknown in the United States when he got cast in director Joel Schumacher’s Vietnam War-era military film. “I was kind of spoiled, straight out of the gate,” Farrell said.
When imagining what his Red Queen would look like in his trippy 2010 adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, director Tim Burton drew a picture of the giant-headed ginger and handed it to his then-partner Helena Bonham Carter. “He showed it to me and said, ‘Well, that’s obviously you,” Bonham Carter told Yahoo Movies. “I couldn’t quite see the immediate resemblance, given that she had a massive head.”
These days Kate Beckinsale is probably better known for werewolf-whooping in the Underworld series than tea-sipping in costume dramas. But her roots are firmly planted in the latter. The 42-year-old London native made her movie debut in the 1993 Shakespeare adaptation Much Ado About Nothing while on summer break from Oxford before headlining fanciful fare like Cold Comfort Farm (1995) and Emma (1996).