Cinema: Just a spoonful of Emma Thompson
HOLLYWOOD -- Emma Thompson knows how to make an entrance. As the renowned British actress arrives for a press conference in the ballroom of a tony Beverly Hills hotel to promote her new Disney movie Saving Mr. Banks, she climbs over the dais to her seat rather than walking around. Her stunt is a lot like her film choices -- surprising and always entertaining.
Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson duel in 'Saving Mr. Banks'
No, not the choice of Tom Hanks ... (Disney died in 1966). "Mary Poppins was the last movie that he was truly hands-on." There was only one thorn: the resistant British Poppins author, P.L. Travers (played by Emma Thompson).