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Emma Stone tells BAZ BAMIGBOYE of her shock at discovering the antics of Queen Anne’s court
05 Oct
4:14

Emma Stone tells BAZ BAMIGBOYE of her shock at discovering the antics of Queen Anne’s court

Emma Stone has revealed how she got up to some raucous antics with her co-stars Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz in the run-up to making a riotous romp of a film about Queen Anne. ‘It was a unique rehearsal process, where we were being ridiculous with each other . . […]

Actor Taron Egerton, 28, transforms into Elton John for new Rocketman film
28 Sep
11:53

Actor Taron Egerton, 28, transforms into Elton John for new Rocketman film

Those oversized, over-the-top spectacles… that gold lame bomber jacket… the gold-winged platform boots. It can only be Elton John. But wait, and take a closer look. Behind the glasses and the teased tufts of hair is not the flamboyant rock’n’roll icon but Taron Egerton, 28, who portrays him in Rocketman. […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Bradley goes Gaga over his new star of the screen – and it’s easy to see why 
28 Sep
1:57

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Bradley goes Gaga over his new star of the screen – and it’s easy to see why 

It’s clear from watching the new version of A Star Is Born that director and leading man Bradley Cooper was a little bit in love with his star Lady Gaga. ‘No, that’s not right,’ he contradicted me. I was about to respond, but Cooper wasn’t finished. ‘We fell madly in […]

Ralph Fiennes to star in new Kingsman prequel that shines spotlight on intelligence organisations 
28 Sep
4:03

Ralph Fiennes to star in new Kingsman prequel that shines spotlight on intelligence organisations 

Ralph Fiennes will be going into the trenches in the new Kingsman film: a prequel that will explore the origins of the intelligence organisation. The first two films — The Secret Service and The Golden Circle — had Colin Firth and Mark Strong supporting Taron Egerton as Eggsy, the young […]

Gillian Anderson and Lily James will star in a stage version of the 1950s classic All About Eve 
21 Sep
11:04

Gillian Anderson and Lily James will star in a stage version of the 1950s classic All About Eve 

Gillian Anderson and Lily James, who will (as this page was first to report) star in a stage version of the classic film All About Eve, directed by Ivo van Hove. Producers Sonia Friedman and Fox Stage Productions officially confirmed my exclusives yesterday. The movie starred Bette Davis as Margo […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Rosamund Pike gives a penetrating portrait of war reporter Marie Colvin
21 Sep
1:14

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Rosamund Pike gives a penetrating portrait of war reporter Marie Colvin

Rosamund Pike gives a penetrating portrait of Marie Colvin in a superb film about the legendary war correspondent who was killed six years ago by Syrian forces while on assignment in the city of Homs. The actress and I were lunching at the Toronto branch of Soho House when she […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes in talks to star in new film
21 Sep
3:23

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes in talks to star in new film

Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes are negotiating to star together in a film about the discovery of Anglo-Saxon treasures at Sutton Hoo. The actress told me she and Fiennes had read Moira Buffini’s script, adapted from John Preston’s novel The Dig — a fictionalised look at the excavation of a […]

Peter Andre to star as Teen Angel in a new production of Grease
14 Sep
11:05

Peter Andre to star as Teen Angel in a new production of Grease

Peter Andre has been cast as Teen Angel in a new production of the musical Grease Peter Andre the singer with the permanent tan (or is it natural, I occasionally wonder?) will star as Teen Angel in a new production of the musical Grease. The 45-year-old singer has been cast by […]

Spymaster writing duo rescue new Bond film after director Danny Boyle walked out
14 Sep
3:06

Spymaster writing duo rescue new Bond film after director Danny Boyle walked out

After the imbroglio that saw the Oscar-winning film director Danny Boyle dramatically quit Bond 25, there are stirrings in the Secret Service world of 007. Boyle and screenwriter John Hodge withdrew from the movie, which had been due to shoot later this year, when Bond actor Daniel Craig (right), along […]

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Sophie Cookson will portray ‘party girl’ Christine Keeler in Profumo Affair drama
31 Aug
12:54

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Sophie Cookson will portray ‘party girl’ Christine Keeler in Profumo Affair drama

Sophie Cookson (pictured), a star of the popular Kingsman films, will portray party girl Christine Keeler in a BBC drama Sophie Cookson, a star of the popular Kingsman films, will portray party girl Christine Keeler in a BBC drama about the young woman at the heart of what became known […]