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Cats leads the Razzie nominations

Cats leads the Razzie nominations

‘Cats’ has received eight nominations for the Golden Raspberry Awards. The much-maligned movie – which stars the likes of Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Taylor Swift, Dame Judi Dench and Idris Elba – is among this year’s nominees for the awards show that celebrates the worst films in Hollywood. The star-studded production, which is based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s... »

Tilda Swinton to receive BFI Fellowship

Tilda Swinton to receive BFI Fellowship

Tilda Swinton is to receive the BFI Fellowship. The 59-year-old actress has been chosen to be this year’s recipient of the British Film Institute’s highest honour in recognition of her contribution to "film culture, independent film exhibition and philanthropy" and for being a "daringly eclectic performer and filmmaker". Tilda will be presented with the accolade at ... »

Taylor Swift’s surprise from Judi Dench

Taylor Swift’s surprise from Judi Dench

Taylor Swift got a "most romantic surprise" from Dame Judi Dench. The ‘Cats’ star was thrilled when she received a sweet gift from her co-star, her favourite candy from Judi’s native UK. She told The Today Show: "She got me candy. It was the most amazing thing. I was just talking near her about this kind of candy that they have in the UK called Squashies. And I was... »

Nicole Scherzinger was upset she wasn’t considered for Cats

Nicole Scherzinger was upset she wasn’t considered for Cats

Nicole Scherzinger was "devastated" she wasn’t considered for a role in ‘Cats’. The former Pussycat Dolls singer – who played Grizabella during the show’s West End run back in 2014 – was "really upset" that she wasn’t given the opportunity to audition for Tom Hooper’s upcoming adaptation of the iconic stage musical. Speaking to th... »

Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber write new song for Cats film

Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber write new song for Cats film

Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber have teamed up to write a new song for the ‘Cats’ movie. The 29-year-old singer, who is starring as Bombalurina in the forthcoming film version of Andrew’s famous musical, have penned the track ‘Beautiful Ghosts’ for the motion picture, in which it will be performed by Francesca Hayward in her role as Victoria (White Cat). Swift wi... »

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders join Death On The Nile

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders join Death On The Nile

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders have joined the cast of ‘Death on the Nile’. The British comedy duo – famous for their television sketch show ‘French and Saunders’ – will appear in the murder mystery which is the latest adaptation of English novelist Agatha Christie’s work by Sir Kenneth Branagh, who will once again be directing and taking on the part of... »

Dame Judi Dench backs new dementia care campaign

Dame Judi Dench backs new dementia care campaign

Dame Judi Dench is backing a new dementia care campaign. The 84-year-old actress – who became familiar with the devastating disease, which causes a decline in memory and makes it difficult to complete everyday activities, when she portrayed Iris Murdoch in the 2001 movie ‘Iris’ – is throwing her support behind a new campaign from the Daily Mail newspaper to improve support ... »

Thousands of computer experts add fur to Cats film

Thousands of computer experts add fur to Cats film

Thousands of computer analysts were hired to work on Tom Hooper’s ‘Cats’ movie to apply "digital fur" to the actors who play the feline characters. The live-action adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic 1981 stage musical – which itself is based on ‘Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats’ by T. S. Eliot – has an all-star cast of acto... »

Dwayne Johnson backing Idris Elba for Bond

Dwayne Johnson backing Idris Elba for Bond

Dwayne Johnson thinks Idris Elba would be a "great" James Bond. The 47-year-old actor is backing his ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ co-star to take over from Daniel Craig in the iconic role and admitted they spent time discussing the speculation during breaks in filming the ‘Fast and the Furious’ spin-off. Speaking to US TV show ‘Extra’, he said: "I love that... »

Annette Bening in talks to star in Death on the Nile

Annette Bening in talks to star in Death on the Nile

Annette Bening is in talks to star in ‘Death on the Nile’. The 61-year-old actress is in discussions to take on a leading role in the latest adaptation of English novelist Agatha Christie’s work by Sir Kenneth Branagh, who will once again be directing and taking on the part of Detective Hercule Poirot following 2017′s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Agatha Chris... »

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