Emma Thompson

Chelsea Women: Emma Thompson off to Lewes after signing first pro deal

While Thomas Tuchel and the men’s team try to figure things out as quickly as possible before the Premier League season gets underway, the Chelsea Women have made another transaction. For the first time in her young career, 18-year-old striker Emma Thompson has signed her first professional contract through 2024. Following the signing, Thompson heads off to Championship side Lewes FC on loan for next season, becoming the club’s third arrival of the summer.
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Emma Thompson encourages body positivity in Hollywood

In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Emma Thompson joins Willie Geist to discuss her new film “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” where she plays a widowed, retired religion teacher who hires an escort looking for adventure. Thompson said, “You don’t need to say what a wonderful body. What you really need not to do is waste your time, your energy, your passion, your purpose in life thinking you’ve got to make it different.”June 19, 2022.

Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack on the nude scene (and snacks) of Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack are in the middle of a long press day for their new film, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, and they swear they're not tired of talking about nudity — quite the opposite, in fact. The sweet, sex-positive dramedy, which debuted at Sundance earlier this year, has a lot to do with lovemaking. It follows Nancy Stokes (Thompson), a widowed and retired school teacher, who is yearning for some adventure, so she hires a handsome young sex worker named Leo Grande (McCormack, of TV's Peaky Blinders).

Emma Thompson Is Unrecognizable as Miss Trunchbull in Netflix's Matilda

Netflix's Matilda The Musical features Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull and fans can't get over it. When the trailer for the movie released yesterday, a chorus of viewers repeated the same thing. "I didn't even recognize her!" Well, that's the power of Hollywood-level makeup and costuming. But, the people over at the Matilda set deserve and extra shoutout for rendering Thompson this way. As this is a musical, there will be other surprises. Fans were pleased to see Captain Marvel's Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey in the feature as well. Check out some of the best jokes about the new Miss Trunchbull right here.