At last count, his Twitter following was approaching a million.‘It’s mad and bananas and amazing,’ Hiddleston tells me, over a restorative full English breakfast at a central London hotel, the morning after the Coriolanus preview.
Then Josh Harnett originally tested for the role before Tom Hiddleston ended up with it.
It sounds hard to believe, but Jim Carrey was the first actor considered for the role.
Best Actor went to Jones’ former co-star Eddie Redmayne for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. And if I haven't worked with them, I've attempted an impersonation of them on the Graham Norton show.” Sir Patrick Stewart later picked up the Empire Legend gong and Luc Besson was awarded the Empire Inspiration Award.
The French director received a standing ovation as he took to the stage, where he joked: “I'm not used to receiving awards. Why did you have to wait until Brexit to honour a Frenchman?
‘But I can handle it for the simple reason that it genuinely feels like it’s not real.
You know when you go to a fancy dress party and everyone looks incredible and there are crazy things hanging from the ceiling?
” I, Daniel Blake was crowned Best British Film and saw actor Dave Johns win Best Male Newcomer. These awards mean that the film is in the media still.
The 61-year-old actor accepted the award with a hilarious acceptance speech, saying: “Best newcomer at 61, eh? I've been a stand-up comic for thirty years, and nobody knew who I was. It has a very important message.” The female equivalent went to rising star Anya Taylor-Joy for The Witch which won Best Horror.
Heck, he was even in talks to become the next James Bond. He may have trouble finding serious movie roles after his high-profile relationship with Taylor Swift. Tom Hiddleston ruined his chances of being taken seriously in Hollywood when he dated the young pop star who’s notorious for writing breakup songs about her exes. Their three-month whirlwind romance involved them traveling around the world, meeting each other’s families, and partying at her Rhode Island mansion on the Fourth of July.
Tom Hiddleston’s star has taken quite a hit since then. That very day, Hiddleston wore a tank top that read “I [Heart] T.
The annual event – which sees film fans vote for their winners – welcomed guests including Hayley Atwell, Dame Joan Collins, Laura Carmicheal and Dan Stevens.