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Eddie Redmayne in Talks for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

Eddie Redmayne in Talks for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

The Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne is in talks to play the lead role of Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Filmmaker David Yates is directing the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th April 2015

Hurray: Brent Spiner is Returning as Dr Okun in 'Independence Day 2'

Hurray: Brent Spiner is Returning as Dr Okun in 'Independence Day 2'

Independence Day 2 has added to its roster this week, welcoming back Brent Spiner as the eccentric Dr Brackish Okun - a key character in Roland Emmerich's 1996 sci-fi spectacular.Brent Spineris reprising his Dr Okun...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th April 2015

'Game of Thrones' Episodes Pirated 100,000 Times a Day

'Game of Thrones' Episodes Pirated 100,000 Times a Day

The upcoming return of Game of Thrones has prompted a huge surge in internet piracy with fans downloading episodes of the HBO show at a rate of 100,000 times per day. Game of Thrones has...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th April 2015

Eddie Murphy to Receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Eddie Murphy to Receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Eddie Murphy is to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour for 2015, it has been announced. The actor represents the first movie star to pick up the prestigious prize since Will Ferrell in...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th April 2015

Brad Bird Has Started Writing 'The Incredibles 2'

Brad Bird Has Started Writing 'The Incredibles 2'

After finishing up directorial work on Tomorrowland with George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, Brad Bird has confirmed that he has begun writing the follow-up to Pixar's superhero hit The Incredibles. Speaking with NPR, Bird said...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th April 2015

'True Detective' Season 2 Debuts Eerie, Slick Trailer

'True Detective' Season 2 Debuts Eerie, Slick Trailer

The first teaser trailer for True Detective season 2 has premiered online, with Colin Farrell taking center stage as the compromised detective Ray Velcoro. The first season of the show was a monster hit, with...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th April 2015

Could David Lynch Return to Twin Peaks Sequel?

Could David Lynch Return to Twin Peaks Sequel?

The scurry to have David Lynch return to direct the Twin Peaks sequel is well and truly underway. Showtime top dog David Nevins has reached out to Lynch directly to discuss the director's departure from...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Hey Internet, You Ruined Idris Elba's Chances of Being Bond

Hey Internet, You Ruined Idris Elba's Chances of Being Bond

According to the bookmakers, Idris Elba is still the strong favourite to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond in two movies time, though the man himself has poured cold water on the idea.Idris Elba says...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Hey Girl: Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River' Isn't Very Good

Hey Girl: Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River' Isn't Very Good

Ryan Gosling's latest directorial effort, Lost River, stars Christina Hendricks as a mother struggling to protect her children in a dreamlike city. Meanwhile, her eldest son gets into trouble with the town's feared bully, while...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Imagine If Sean St Ledger Was Dating Taylor Swift

Imagine If Sean St Ledger Was Dating Taylor Swift

Remember Irish footballer Sean St Ledger? He started his career with Peterborough United before enjoying stints at Preston North End, Middlesbrough and Leicester City. Now, the defender is over in the U.S with the Orlando...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Sky Atlantic Renews 'Fortitude' For Second Season

Sky Atlantic Renews 'Fortitude' For Second Season

Sky Atlantic and U.S cable channel Pivot has renewed its Arctic mystery-drama Fortitude for a second season following strong reviews and ratings. Written by Low Winter Sun's Simon Donald, the first season boasted a glittering...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

UKIP Candidate Revealed as Porn Star 'Johnny Rock Hard'

UKIP Candidate Revealed as Porn Star 'Johnny Rock Hard'

A UKIP candidate standing in Bristol's Stockwood ward had worked as a porn star for 40 years, it has been revealed. John Langley confirmed he is an adult entertainment industry veteran who owns his own...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Michael Sheen to Play George Mallory in Everest Movie 'In High Places'

Michael Sheen to Play George Mallory in Everest Movie 'In High Places'

Michael Sheen will play George Mallory - the British mountaineer who could have been the first to climb Everest - in the forthcoming biopic In High Places. Writer-director James McEachen will shoot the independent movie...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Ed Sheeran Announces Glittering Support Acts for Wembley Stadium

Ed Sheeran Announces Glittering Support Acts for Wembley Stadium

Ed Sheeran has announced a high profile slate of support acts for his three-night stint at Wembley Stadium this summer. Sheeran will be joined by Rudimental, Example, Passenger and Foy Vance will open on different...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

James Bond Would Have Survived Seven Minutes of 'Skyfall', Experts Say

James Bond Would Have Survived Seven Minutes of 'Skyfall', Experts Say

James Bond may have survived 23 films to date though in a new report, a panel of medical professionals concluded that he would have been dead after seven minutes of Skyfall. In Sam Mendes's movie,...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 9th April 2015

Mischa Barton Suing Mother for Stealing Her Cash

Mischa Barton Suing Mother for Stealing Her Cash

Mischa Barton, the actress who rose to fame on The O.C, is suing her mother Nuala Barton for breach of oral contract, fraudulent misrepresentation and other causes of action - essentially, for stealing her money.MIscha...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th April 2015

'Arrested Development' Returning to Netflix for 17 New Episodes

'Arrested Development' Returning to Netflix for 17 New Episodes

Arrested Development is to return to streaming-service Netflix for 17 new episodes according to producer Brian Grazer who revealed the news in an interview with Grantland's Bill Simmons.MIchael Cera will no doubt be back for...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th April 2015

John Travolta Doesn't Care to See Alex Gibney's Scientology Documentary

John Travolta Doesn't Care to See Alex Gibney's Scientology Documentary

John Travolta has come out in defence of his controversial religion Scientology after the release of Alex Gibney's documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which depicts the church as dangerous.John Travolta has...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th April 2015

ITV in Talks to Buy Weinstein TV Arm for $1 Billion

ITV in Talks to Buy Weinstein TV Arm for $1 Billion

ITV is reportedly in talks to acquire the lucrative television arm of the Weinstein Company for a reported $1 billion. The channel appears to be on a buying spree, having purchased television company Talpa Media...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th April 2015

Nina Dobrev Announces She Is Leaving 'The Vampire Diaries'

Nina Dobrev Announces She Is Leaving 'The Vampire Diaries'

Nina Dobrev has announced that she is to leave The Vampire Diaries after the current sixth season. Dobrev announced the news on Instagram on Monday, posting a photo with showrunner Julie Plec along with an...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th April 2015

Disney to Make Live-Action Version of 'Winnie the Pooh'

Disney to Make Live-Action Version of 'Winnie the Pooh'

Following up its major successes with Maleficent, Frozen and Cinderella, Disney has announced it is to release a live action remake of the much loved children's animation Winnie the Pooh.Disney's story will see Christopher Robin...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

CBeebies Rebooting 'Teletubbies' with Fearne Cotton, Jim Broadbent

CBeebies Rebooting 'Teletubbies' with Fearne Cotton, Jim Broadbent

Cbeebies is rebooting Teletubbies for the small-screen with a new star-studded cast including Fearne Cotton and Jim Broadbent. Actress Jane Horrocks will voice the character of the new 'tubby phone' - a mobile gadget that...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Christoph Waltz Denies Playing Ernst Blofeld in 'Spectre'

Christoph Waltz Denies Playing Ernst Blofeld in 'Spectre'

Christoph Waltz says he is not playing the classic James Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in Sam Mendes's forthcoming movie, Spectre. Speculation has been rife that the Oscar winner's character Franz Oberhauser would be revealed...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Critically Acclaimed Series 'Empire' Heading to E4 in the Spring

Critically Acclaimed Series 'Empire' Heading to E4 in the Spring

Empire, the critically acclaimed U.S drama about a family run record label, is to be screen on E4 in the UK this spring. The channel acquired Lee Daniels's show after it proved to be a...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Does 'Dallas Buyers Club' Ruling Change the Game for Piracy?

Does 'Dallas Buyers Club' Ruling Change the Game for Piracy?

A landmark court ruling could have lasting implications in the on-going fight against illegal downloading and file sharing. The federal court justice Nye Perram handed down the verdict in Australia in favour of film studio...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Jeremy Clarkson Will Face No Charges over 'Top Gear' Attack

Jeremy Clarkson Will Face No Charges over 'Top Gear' Attack

Jeremy Clarkson will face no further police action despite the BBC confirming that he attacked his Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon - an incident that led to his sacking. North Yorkshire Police said it had...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Simon Cowell Says The Voice Will Last "Quite a Long Time"

Simon Cowell Says The Voice Will Last "Quite a Long Time"

Despite middling ratings and fading popular, Simon Cowell has tipped the BBC's singing show The Voice to hang around for a good while yet. The show is yet to produce any notable stars whereas Cowell's...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Are People Ready for a Jimmy Savile Play?

Are People Ready for a Jimmy Savile Play?

Journalist Jonathan Maitland has announced that his new play will be An Audience with Jimmy Savile, with the impressionist and actor Alistair McGowan in the lead role. The play will draw on transcripts of interviews...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

The Prodigy Score No.1 Album with 'The Day is My Enemy'

The Prodigy Score No.1 Album with 'The Day is My Enemy'

The Prodigy has scored their sixth No.1 album with The Day is My Enemy, knocking James Bay's well received record The Chaos and the Calm to number two. The Essex band pulled in mixed reviews...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

Frank Ocean Releasing New Album and Launching Magazine in July

Frank Ocean Releasing New Album and Launching Magazine in July

Frank Ocean has announced he is to release a new album as well as launching a magazine in July. The R&B giant has been quiet since Channel Orange in 2012 though he took to Tumblr...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th April 2015

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From their newest EP 'What Did You Think When You Made Me This Way', Nothing But Thieves drop the lyric video for their single 'Take This Lonely...

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The Lumineers honour their friend and hero Tom Petty with a sensational cover of his 1996 song 'Walls' from the 'She's the One' soundtrack.

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Watch Olly Murs get his nerd on as he blags his way into an exclusive Snoop Dogg party (where Rowan Atkinson is the bartender) in the video for their...

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Mid-Week Playlist: 15 Happy Tunes To Get You Through Work

Mid-Week Playlist: 15 Happy Tunes To Get You Through Work

From 'Happy' to 'Banana Pancakes', these are soaked in positivity.

Mariah Carey - With You Video

Mariah Carey - With You Video

Mariah Carey is the picture of glamour in the black and white video for her brand new single 'With You'. It's the lead single from her forthcoming...

Eminem - Venom Video

Eminem - Venom Video

Eminem draws attention to the negative response his 2017 album 'Revival' received in the video for his latest song 'Venom'; a song recorded for the...

Anna Calvi - All Saints Church, Hove 5.10.2018 Live Review

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With the recent release of her third, very well received album 'Hunter' just behind her, Anna had plenty of relatively new songs to showcase.

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