• Annie Lennox on the Personal Connection to Her First Original Song in 8 Years for A Private War

    10 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Annie Lennox's first new original song in eight years packs a powerful inspirational punch.
    The motivation behind her new track, “ Requiem for a Private War ,” is to honor slain war correspondent Marie Colvin, whose life, work and tragic death are the subject of the new film A Private War starring Rosamund Pike as Colvin.
    “I had the privilege of meeting Marie twice and I knew that Marie was very very committed to rights of women and girls,” Lennox, 63, reveals in an exclusive featurette about her song, which also includes footage from the film. “I got an email with the request to write a...
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  • How Gone Girl's Rosamund Pike Transformed to Play Slain War Correspondent Marie Colvin

    10 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Rosamund Pike is no stranger to putting hard work into her performances, but in taking on the role of Marie Colvin, a celebrated war correspondent who was killed in the line of duty in Syria in 2012, the Oscar-nominated actress underwent a full mental and physical transformation for her new drama A Private War .
    The English actress's preparation included months of research, learning to walk and talk very differently - and getting over a fear of failure.
    “The research process was very rewarding and did go on for many months,” Pike, 39, tells PEOPLE in the latest issue. “But there were...
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