23 December 2012

Fan Video: I am Addicted L E N A

I am Addicted L E N A (HD) by AdmiringSigh

(Music: I'm Addicted by Madonna)

"Celebrating 20 years of Lena Headey. I am looking forward to 20 years more."

Wanted to make a true Lena Headey Tribute. So thank You so very, very much, Miss Headey for giving 20 years of pure joy, entertainment and inspiration to me and I am sure it's not only to me! This one counts for all Lenaholics....

Last but not least: A scream goes out to My Muse!
Pull up a chair for this one, its totally fucking awesome!!!! And if you can name all the clips used, congratulations, you are a master level Lenaholic!
4 December 2012

Facebook Message: wish you all a fine and dandy Christmas

Latest Facebook message from Lena:
Hello hello hello..
I'm back on the radar.. momentarily..
This year has not been the easiest.. though... having a joyful wonderful humor filled 2 1/2 year old makes life nothing short of spectacular..
I wanted to wish you all a fine and dandy Christmas..
2013.. you better bring the love.. I'm just saying..
Be loved ya'll
L x
source: Lena's official Facebook page (December 4, 2012)
3 December 2012

Game Of Thrones: Getting Ready for Season 3

Game Of Thrones: Season 3 In Production

Game Of Thrones: Season 3 Vlog #1 - Art Direction

Season 3 of Game Of Thrones premieres on HBO March 31st, 2013.
14 November 2012

Movie Trailer - The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones Trailer

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones opens in UK & U.S. theaters on August 23, 2013.
6 November 2012

FanVideo: You Are Gold

Game of Thrones: You Are Gold by AdmiringSigh

(Music:'Gold' by SX)

Lena's Latest Tattoo

Add one more to the list... Check out Lena's newest tattoo! Its a bird!
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Pictured with Lena is Howard Teman, Owner/Tattoo Artist of T-Man Tattoo in Studio City, CA.
31 October 2012

Mariah Mundi And The Midas Box Poster

Take a look at the poster & banner for Mariah Mundi And The Midas Box.
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Mariah Mundi And The Midas Box is scheduled to premiere in the spring of 2013.
29 October 2012

Cersei Lannister ~ A Beautiful Wreck

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Shawn Mullins_Beautiful Wreck (9th Ward Pickin' Parlor 2006)                 
I've lost count of the times I given up on you
But you make such a beautiful wreck, you do
There's a tavern on the corner called the Milky Way
And you look so at home there it makes me afraid

And at the dark end of this bar
What a beautiful wreck you are
When you go too far, beautiful wreck you are

Like all the plans that you had from seven years ago
Like all the promises you made I watched them come and go
You put your keys in the car but it wouldn't drive
With your hands on the wheel, lookin' barely alive

I'm still sitting here waiting on the passenger side
For you to make up your mind
For you to make up your mind


What a beautiful, such a beautiful, a beautiful wreck you are
What a beautiful, such a beautiful, wreck

I've lost count of the times I given up on you
But you make such a beautiful wreck, you do
Yeah, you make such a beautiful wreck, you do


What a beautiful, such a beautiful, beautiful wreck you are
What a beautiful, such a beautiful, beautiful wreck you are
27 October 2012
9 October 2012

Dishonored: Revenge Solves Everything

Bethesda Softworks' video game, Dishonored is a first-person stealth action adventure video game that cast you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. You are Corvo, the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress. Framed for her murder, you become an infamous assassin, known only by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card.

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Lena Headey voices the character of Calista, the caretaker of Emily, who is the daughter of the murdered Empress.

Dishonored is available in North America on October 9, 2012 and throughout Europe on October 12, 2012, and is slated for release on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
4 October 2012

Facebook Message: Sorry For My Absence + Birthday Video

Lena Headey:
Sorry for my FB absence.
Traveling and working.. Which is all good. ...more than good.. To have work is a gift and I have had a great year ...Much to be thankful for.
THANK YOU for all your kind words.
I'm going to drift in and out of here..
Haven't bailed on you.
Just stuff happening.
Be good to everyone
source: Lena's official Facebook page (Oct. 4, 2012)

Also, check out this great video made by AdmiringSigh, wishing Lena a Happy Birthday!

(music: Cat Stevens_If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out + Michael Franti & Spearhead_Say Hey (I Love You))

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3 October 2012
28 September 2012

Famous Quotes-VS-What Would Cersei Say #3 + Awesome Artwork

What would Cersei say...
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Check out this awesome artwork of Jaime, Cersei, and Tyrion Lannister done by Zenzmurfy! It was inspired by George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels.

Many thanks goes out to you, Zenzmurfy for sharing your work. You are cool beyond measure!
To see more of his artwork, visit his gallery at DeviantArt.com.
26 September 2012

Game Of Thrones Season 3: Lena's Back To Work

Sept. 26: Here's a quick video of Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, David Benioff, and D.B. Weiss arriving in Dubrovnik, Croatia to start filming the third season of Game of Thrones.

Hmm, is that a yoga mat in Lena's backpack? No wonder she looked so good in that black Armani gown at the Emmys!
Sept. 27: Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Aidan Gillen arrived on set of third season Game of Thrones in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Hmm...stair climbing in heels, a corset, and that dress... Another clue as to how Lena managers to look so fit! And the lady sitting on the bench watching Lena, I can hear her laughing from here! She's saying, "I feel your pain, sister. But, You Go Girl!!"
(The person who had this bright idea, should be shot! Or better yet, dress them in the same outfit and make them walk up those steps 50 times.)

You can follow DubrovnikTV on YouTube and Twitter.
24 September 2012

2012 Emmy Awards: Results

No award wins for the Game Of Thrones actors this year. BUT... Lena Headey... Holy Wow!!! 'nough said!

(Lena wore a beaded black gown with a lace overlay by Giorgio Armani, and Penny Preville jewelry. Hair by Celebrity Hairstylist Nathaniel Hawkins.)

After receiving two nominations this year, Game Of Thrones went home empty handed from the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, which aired on Sunday Sept. 23, 2012.
The awards breakdown:

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (WINNER)
*Peter Dinklage won it in 2011.

Outstanding Drama Series
Homeland (WINNER)
*Game Of Thrones was also nominated in 2011 but Mad Men won.

Game Of Thrones did clean-up at the Creative Arts Emmys, which was held on Sept. 15. The show was nominated for 12 awards and won 6, more than any other program.
2012 Creative Arts Emmy Wins:

Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series - 2012
Outstanding Costumes For A Series - 2012
Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) - 2012
Outstanding Special Visual Effects - 2012
Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series - 2012
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) - 2012

Last year, the 2011 Emmys, Game Of Thrones won a total of two awards; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Peter Dinklage & Outstanding Main Title Design.
17 September 2012

Airlock Alpha 2012 Portal Awards Winners

(Lena Headey as Cersei & Maisie Williams as Arya)

This past weekend, Airlock announced the winners of their 2012 Airlock Alpha Portal Awards and Game Of Thrones nabbed 4.

*This is Lena Headey's second Portal Awards win, last recognized for her work as Queen Gorgo in "300" in 2007.*

*Maisie Williams has captured two Portal awards this year. Williams, who turned 15 last April, is the youngest actress since the Portal Awards started in 1999 to win Best Supporting Actress/Television.*

Best Young Actor

BEST SERIES/Television

The winners were announced Sept 16 via Airlock's podcast, Alpha Waves Radio.

In June, Game Of Thrones received 9 nominations: Best Series/Television, Best Actor/Television for Peter Dinklage, Best Actress/Television for Lena Headey, Best Supporting Actor/Television for Aidan Gillen, Best Supporting Actress/Television for both Michelle Fairley and Maisie Williams, Best Young Actor for both Maisie Williams and Jack Gleeson, and Best Episode/Television for episode 15 "The Ghost of Harrenhal".

source: AirlockAlpha.com
14 September 2012

Lena Caption: GoT Cersei & Robert - Scenes from a Marriage + EW.com's EWwys Award Winner

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Plus:EWwy's 2012 Winner for Best Supporting Actress, Drama is...
All hail the Queen!
Fun fact: First-time winner Lena Headey was also a nominee in the inaugural 2008 EWwys for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones — 38.71%
Kristin Bauer van Straten, True Blood — 26.15%
Erika Christensen, Parenthood — 15.01%
Maggie Siff, Sons of Anarchy — 11.22%
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire — 8.92% 

source: EW.com
13 September 2012

Lena Wallpaper: 20 Years in Show Business

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Lena started her acting career 20 years ago. Her first movie, 'Waterland' was released in UK theaters on August 21, 1992. Her latest movie is 'DREDD'. It opened in UK theaters on September 7, 2012.
9 September 2012

Short Film: The Devil's Wedding

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Finally, the 'The Devil's Wedding' video surfaces!!

A year ago, Michael Wood posted 'The Devil's Wedding' on Vimeo.

So, thanks a bunch, Michael! You are Awesome!!! I've been wanting to see this short for along time and couldn't find it anywhere.
'The Devil's Wedding' (2009), stars Pip Carter as the Devil, Lena Headey as the Bride, Stephen Graham as the Hotelier, and is narrated by Jamie Foreman.
Lena is also one of the executive producers and Michael Wood is the cinematographer.

*Discovered this vimeo upload from a post on Tumblr made by oui-cherie. Many, many thanks to you for unearthing this video and sharing it with the rest of us!!!
7 September 2012

Lena Headey: 'There’s something cooler about the geeks’

Click on The Telegraph to check out another cool Lena Headey interview, this one written by Ed Cumming.
...she seems relaxed about fantasy fans, a famously dedicated bunch, obsessing over Cersei. “With fantasy and sci-fi, it’s based in a real fandom. You’re presenting to experts, and their source material is really important to them. They’ll come up and ask: 'so when you turned your head slightly in that scene, what were you thinking?’ “I enjoy that, because the battle is over the interpretation, and they’re more interested in the character than they are in you. There’s something cooler about the geek.”
After you've read the whole interview, head over to WiCnet and vote for Lena in their, 'WiCnet Awards Season Two: Best Actress' poll.
6 September 2012

Lena Caption: GoT - Keeping The Bloodline Pure

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Yes, I know. File this one under Eww, gross...

FYI: For anyone keeping track...
Game Of Thrones won the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form. It beat out Captain America: The First Avenger, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Hugo, and Source Code.

The Hugo Awards reward science-fiction and fantasy works and achievements in multiple categories on multiple mediums (TV, movies, novels, short stories, etc). The results were presented at: Chicon 7, Chicago, Illinois, August 30-September 3, 2012.
5 September 2012

Lena Interview in The Irish Times

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Check out this excellent Lena interview by Tara Brady for The Irish Times titled: 
'I Couldn't Be Less Queenly In Real Life'

“Nothing I do is by design,” admits a cheery Headey. “It’s always the result of a happy accident. I didn’t have a career plan. It has just become the way it is. It’s all good fun. It’s learning. I don’t think of the background when I am reading stuff. I don’t think about genre. If I like a character, if it intrigues me, that will be the reason that I jump in.”
  “I love being physical but I am extreme either way. I can be superfit. And then I can be really lazy and ignore everything. I am finally getting back into being fit. I love being physical when I am working. There is something visceral about that. I get a kick out of that. Cersei in Game of Thrones is quite solid and stiff. So it’s great to move when you can.”
  “I am very much a seat-of-the-pants actor. I will prepare when I have to. But I like being unprepared. Being too prepared doesn’t work for me. Sometimes it’s fulfilling. There are days you walk away and say, ‘Well, I did everything I could.’ But I am still terrified every time they say action. There is a part of me that lacks self-confidence. I couldn’t be less queenly in real life.”
“Our designer is amazing,” says Headey. “By the time I put on the wig, the corset and the belt that squeezes out your lungs, I’m already uncomfortable and slightly angry.”  {the Game of Thrones' designer.}

To read the entire article click here:

Its a good informative interview but I did notice a mistake. When talking about Lena's tattoos, Tara Brady writes that Lena has, "the actor Jason Flemyng’s name in Thai on her wrist". That's not true. Lena had his name in Thai on her upper arm. Then later had it covered. She has the name Loughran tattooed on her wrist. And since that is also her son's name, there's no real reason to have it covered, right? 
4 September 2012

DREDD News from around the Web

Click on e-cartelera to check out their exclusive clip of a quick on-set interview with Lena as DREDD's Madeline “Ma-Ma” Madrigal.

Then head over to Hello Magazine and check out this interview with Karl Urban. He also talks about working with Lena and Olivia Thirlby.

And for more Lena, go to SciFi Now and read the interview: "Dredd isn't trying to please anybody, it's just raw" says Lena Headey by James Hoare.
 “What appeals to me is people who are broken in some way, who are facing either giant challenges, or are not quite equipped to deal with living in their environment – who aren’t fully functional. There’s something really intriguing about being broken, you know?”
Plus: Here's a DREDD Motion Comic Featuring Ma-Ma's Backstory.
And here's the cool comic: DREDD MA MA   And if you're pissed that Lena didn't get an Emmy nomination for making Cersei AWESOME! (because I know I am!) be sure to stop by EW.com for their "5th Annual EWwy's Awards for the Emmy-Snubbed". Lena is nominated in the Snubs in Drama: Best Supporting Actress category. Voting starts today, Sept. 4. Polls will remain open through Sept. 13. Winners will be announced Sept. 14.
2 September 2012

DREDD: Latest Ma-Ma Badassery Pics

Lena Headey as Madeline “Ma-Ma” Madrigal in the new 'DREDD' movie.

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The movie stars Karl Urban as Judge Dredd, Lena Headey as Madeline "Ma-Ma" Madrigal and Olivia Thirlby as Judge Anderson. It opens in UK theaters on the 7th of September and in US theaters September 21st.
21 August 2012

Lena, Congrats on 20 yrs in Showbiz!

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On August 21, 1992, Lena's first movie 'Waterland' was released in UK theaters. 

Waterland follows the story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher (Tom Crick/Jeremy Irons) going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history. The movie portrays the teacher's narrative in the form of flashbacks to tell the story of a teenage boy and his mentally challenged older brother living on the fens of England with their widowed father. The entire movie is motivated by an opening scene in which the history teacher's barren wife (Mary Crick/Sinead Cusack) steals a child from a supermarket and believes it to be hers. The teacher explains to his class how he and his wife carried out a teenage romance which led to a disastrous abortion that mutilated the girl's womb and left her infertile. (Young Mary/Lena Headey & Young Tom/Grant Warnock) The teacher is tortured by the guilt of this act as well as the jealousy he demonstrated to his older brother when he suspected his girlfriend's child was that of his brother. The girlfriend explains that the child cannot be that of the mentally challenged brother because his penis was of such enormousness that it could not fit into her despite several attempts. The girlfriend's flirtation with the older brother sets off events that lead to the older brother's suicide by drowning. A side-theme throughout the narration is of the teacher's grandfather, who was a successful brewer and who fathered with his daughter the narrator's older brother, thus accounting for the older brother's genetic difficulties. The movie ends with the teacher's dismissal from his school and a possible renewal of his relationship with his wife.
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The movie also starred Ethan Hawke, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Pete Postlethwaite, and John Heard.

To celebrate Lena's career, check out these fan made videos showcasing some of her work. Thanks Carmen Rey!!!
vid #1 by CarmenRey85

vid #2 by CarmenRey85

vid #3 by CarmenRey85

(music by Luar Na Lubre)

Lena's latest movie is 'DREDD' 3D (2012), it hits theaters in the UK on 7 Sept & the USA on Sept 21. The video game 'Dishonored', for which she voices the character of Calista, is due out on October 9. Looking ahead to next year, so far we'll have season 3 of 'Game Of Thrones', 'Vigilandia', 'Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box', 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones', and 'Grimm Fairy Tales' the animated series, she voices the lead character, Dr. Sela Mathers, a Doctor/Professor of Literature. Also in the pipeline for next year is 'The Poisoners', but no word yet on an actual filming date, we'll have to wait and see.
So you see, lots to look forward to! And hopefully a lot more to come!
18 August 2012

Six Degrees of Lena Headey: Women Who Kick Ass/ TV Edition

6 Degrees of Lena Headey: Women Who Kick Ass/ TV Edition
Here is a list of six kick ass actresses from TV. Try and connect Lena to each one of them through other actors. You can use up to six actors to make the link to Lena. Good luck & have fun!
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Here are the blog's connections. Don't peek if you're making your own list. Or just pick different actors to make the links to Lena. There are more than one.

1. Anna Silk + Kris Holden-Ried (Lost Girl) Kris + Lena (Gossip)
2. Anna Torv + Shelly Conn (Mistresses) Shelly + Lena (Possession)
3. Eliza Dushku + Summer Glau (Dollhouse) Summer + Lena (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles)
4. Lucy Lawless + Karl Urban (Xena) Karl + Lena (DREDD)
5. Maggie Q + Simon Pegg (Mission Impossible III) Simon + Lena (The Parole Officer)
6. Sarah Michelle Gellar + Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) Anthony + Lena (Imagine Me & You)
16 August 2012
13 August 2012

Lena in 'Band Of Gold'

A walk down memory lane...

(clip from: series 2 episode 2, Kiss)
In 1996 &97 Lena was part of the cast of a UK TV show called 'Band Of Gold'. She played a prostitute name Colette who specializes is S&M. Also in the cast were Cathy Tyson as Carol, Geraldine James as Rose, Samantha Morton as Tracy, and Barbara Dickson as Anita.
If you've never seen 'Band Of Gold', do yourself a favor, head over to youtube and watch the whole series. Click on UKTVBOXBog, they has all 18 episodes uploaded. Lena appears in Series 2 and the first 2 episodes of Series 3.

Band Of Gold (1996), Series 2 episode 1 Hustling

Go and check it out before youtube yanks them!!!
10 August 2012

Lena Caption: Gossip - What I Learned In College

Gossip (2000)
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Grr... I really miss college!  ;) winking
6 August 2012
3 August 2012

Lena News: Video Game, DREDD, + Mortal Instruments' Website

Lena voices the character of Calista in the video game 'Dishonored'.

(and yes, Todd Kenreck mispronounced Headey... *face palm*)
What is 'Dishonored'? Check out the video games' trailer...
Dishonored casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. You are the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress. Framed for her murder, you become an infamous assassin, known only by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card. In a time of uncertainty, when the city is being besieged by plague and ruled by an oppressive government armed with strange technologies, dark forces conspire to bestow upon you abilities beyond those of any common man.
In Dishonored, creatively eliminate your targets with the flexible combat system as you combine the numerous supernatural abilities, weapons and unusual gadgets at your disposal. Pursue your enemies under the cover of darkness or ruthlessly attack them head on with weapons drawn. The outcome of each mission plays out based on the choices you make.
Here is the final poster for 'DREDD 3D'. The movie opens in the UK on 7 Sept. and in the US on Sept 21.  
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Plus click on 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones' to check out the official website for the upcoming movie.
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