Saturday, 18 August 2018

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Widows prove they have girl power in new Steve McQueen film in Chicago
08 Aug
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Widows prove they have girl power in new Steve McQueen film in Chicago

Steve McQueen was talking about female empowerment and how he felt women ‘just got the job done’. McQueen and the cast and crew for his new film Widows had taken over a hair salon in a rundown district of Chicago to shoot scenes with Cynthia Erivo, who plays one of […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: James McAvoy stars in TV adaptation of His Dark Materials trilogy
08 Aug
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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: James McAvoy stars in TV adaptation of His Dark Materials trilogy

James McAvoy will play Lord Asriel in the BBC television adaptation of Philip Pullman’s best-selling His Dark Materials trilogy James McAvoy will play ruthless adventurer Lord Asriel in the BBC television adaptation of Philip Pullman’s best-selling His Dark Materials trilogy. Signing 39-year-old Scot McAvoy is a real coup for the […]

Cheryl in negotiations to join cast of West End musical Chicago
08 Aug
5:43

Cheryl in negotiations to join cast of West End musical Chicago

The personality known as Cheryl is in negotiations to join the cast of West End musical Chicago. Cheryl — who was Tweedy when she was in Girls Aloud, Cole when she married footballer Ashley, Fernandez-Versini during her short-lived marriage to restaurateur Jean-Bernard, and is now back to her original surname […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Samantha Barks’s very smart Pretty Woman… 
08 Aug
5:43

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Samantha Barks’s very smart Pretty Woman… 

Samantha Barks (pictured) played Eponine in the Les Miserables movie Samantha Barks doesn’t need rescuing, and nor does the iconic Pretty Woman she plays in the musical version of the Julia Roberts film. The actress is getting ready to make her Broadway debut as Vivian Ward, the savvy sex worker […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington will star in True West
08 Aug
5:43

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington will star in True West

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington, who is filming his final scenes on the last season of the series, will share the stage with Johnny Flynn in a new production of Sam Shepard’s True West, opening in the West End this winter. The play — the tale of two brothers […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Freddie Fox fits the part as mass killer Jeremy Bamber
08 Aug
5:43

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Freddie Fox fits the part as mass killer Jeremy Bamber

Mass killer Jeremy Bamber, convicted of murdering five members of his family 32 years ago, will be portrayed by Freddie Fox in a six-part television drama about the massacre. Fox, 29, brilliant as an aristocrat in Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre, which has just a couple […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Katie Brayben has genuine star quality in A Walk On The Moon musical
08 Aug
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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Katie Brayben has genuine star quality in A Walk On The Moon musical

Katie Brayben was on stage, playing a woman who said she felt like she had disappeared. The emotion clearly resonated because from my seat in the stalls at the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco, I could discern murmurs of recognition from those around me. Brayben, who won an […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Cressida Bonas’s big break as tragic model Bambi in a major ITV drama
08 Aug
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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Cressida Bonas’s big break as tragic model Bambi in a major ITV drama

Cressida Bonas at the 71st British Academy Film Awards Socialite turned serious actress Cressida Bonas will portray Sheila Caffell, a professional model known as Bambi who was slain along with her parents and twin sons by her brother, in a major television drama. The role in the six-part ITV series […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Lily James to play the ultimate schemer in a stage adaptation of All About Eve 
08 Aug
5:43

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Lily James to play the ultimate schemer in a stage adaptation of All About Eve 

Lily James stars in Cinderella. The actress is set to play Eva Harrington in All About Eve  Lily James will play devious diva-in-the -making Eve Harrington, who executes a series of Machiavellian moves to usurp a larger-than-life Broadway actress played by Gillian Anderson in a stage adaptation of the Bette […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Kate Winslet and Diane Keaton to star alongside each other
08 Aug
5:43

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Kate Winslet and Diane Keaton to star alongside each other

Oscar winners Kate Winslet and Diane Keaton are to star alongside each other for the first time. They have been brought together by director Roger Michell, hot on the heels of the success of his acclaimed Nothing Like A Dame documentary (featuring Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie […]