British actors Tom Hardy, Keira Knightley and Emma Thompson will receive the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2018. The awards will be given out by Queen Elizabeth II or a senior royal acting in her place during investitures at Buckingham Palace. Thompson, 59, has been awarded a damehood, known as a dame commander of the order of the British Empire, for her services in the field of drama. Hardy, 40, has been awarded a CBE or the commander of the order of the British Empire, and Knightley, who is best known for the Pirates of the Caribbean series, has been handed an OBE or officer of the order of the British Empire.
The list of artistes entering the cast Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is growing by the day.
Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning and James Marsden have been added to the cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. The film is based on the murder of actress Sharon Tate and three others at the hands of the Manson family cult. Leo plays Rick Dalton, an ageing, out-of-work actor in the film, with Pitt, 54, as his longtime stunt double named Cliff Booth. The two happen to be the neighbours of Tate played by Robbie. Pacino, 78, will play Marvin Shwarz, the agent of Dalton, reported Variety. Details of 44-year-old Marsden’s characters is not known.