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Freddie Jones dead

Freddie Jones dead

Freddie Jones has died. The ‘Emmerdale’ actor – who played Sandy Thomas in the soap from 2005 to 2018 – passed away on Tuesday (09.07.19) evening at the age of 91 following a short illness. His agent, Lesley Duff, said: "It is with great sadness that I can confirm the death of Freddie Jones. "He passed away on the evening of July 9 after a short illness. "Fre... »

Toby Jones: Detectorists return ‘would be hard to resist’

Toby Jones: Detectorists return ‘would be hard to resist’

Toby Jones says a ‘Detectorists’ return would be "hard to resist". The 52-year-old star appeared opposite pal Mackenzie Crook in the BBC comedy, which told the story of their respective metal detecting-loving characters Lance and Andy, who go about their day searching for buried treasure in the north Essex countryside, and he hinted a return would be favourable because the pr... »

Chris Pratt and son bond over dinosaurs

Chris Pratt and son bond over dinosaurs

Chris Pratt let his son come on the ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ set and admits they have bonded over their mutual love of dinosaurs. The 38-year-old actor reprises his role as velociraptor trainer Owen Grady in the new blockbuster and he often brought his five-year-old son Jack to work with him to see the dino-laden stunts. Chris admits it was a great experience to be able to shar... »

Toby Jones pens dark comedy Don’t Forget the Driver

Toby Jones pens dark comedy Don’t Forget the Driver

Toby Jones has written a new dark comedy, ‘Don’t Forget the Driver’. The ‘Detectorists’ actor will star as the main character, bus driver Peter Green, in the upcoming BBC Two show, which will be set in sunny seaside resort Bognor Regis and tell the story of his life being thrown into chaos by the discovery of a dead body on the shoreline. Toby said: "I’m ex... »

Sam Claflin’s ‘eye-opening’ PTSD research with ex-soldiers

Sam Claflin spoke with four former soldiers who suffered with PTSD to research his role in ‘Journey’s End’ and he admits it was an "eye-opening" experience. The 31-year-old actor stars in the movie adaptation of RC Sheriff’s classic play as alcoholic serviceman Captain Stanhope and he had the honour of meeting with men who had served in the armed forces. Claflin i... »

Prince Andrew helped put Journey’s End on big screen

Prince Andrew helped put Journey’s End on big screen

Prince Andrew played a big role in ensuring ‘Journey’s End’ made it to cinemas. The Duke of York is said to have been instrumental in persuading Warner Bros. to allow the screen rights for R.C. Sherriff’s World War I play of the same name, about a group of soldiers in the trenches in 1918, to be used for the big screen adaptation in the centenary year of the end of the conf... »

Stanley Tucci set to narrate The Man On The Mountaintop

Stanley Tucci set to narrate The Man On The Mountaintop

Stanley Tucci is to narrate ‘The Man On The Mountaintop’. The 56-year-old actor has appeared in a string of well-known Hollywood movies, including ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ alongside Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, but he is now set to narrate the new film by Audible. ‘The Man On The Mountaintop’ has been adapted from Susan Trott’s 1995 text ‘The Holy ... »

Rafe Spall and Toby Jones set for Jurassic World sequel

Rafe Spall and Toby Jones set for Jurassic World sequel

Rafe Spall and Toby Jones are being eyed for roles in the ‘Jurassic World’ sequel. Details of the upcoming blockbuster – which will see Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return – are being kept tightly under wraps, but according to Variety, director Juan Antonio Bayona has offered mystery parts to the two actors, and is currently auditioning to fill other roles in the fil... »

Toby Jones prefers writing scripts to producing films

Toby Jones prefers writing scripts to producing films

Toby Jones prefers to write scripts than produce films. The 49-year-old British actor stars in Luke Scott’s directorial debut ‘Morgan’ – a striking World War Two drama based on real-life events. In an interview with Heyuguys.com, Toby said: "I’m currently co-writing a script, one for TV and one film. Though whether those things see the light of day is another mat... »

Kim Cattrall to star in new BBC Agatha Christie adaptation

Kim Cattrall to star in new BBC Agatha Christie adaptation

Kim Cattrall is set to star in the forthcoming adaptation of Agatha Christie’s ‘The Witness For The Prosecution’. The 59-year-old actress – who is best known for portraying flirtatious blonde bombshell Samantha in ‘Sex and the City – will play murder victim Emily French in the two-part drama, which is set in the 1920s, as detectives work as fast as they can to t... »

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