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'The Mandalorian' S2 finally delivers what fans have been waiting for in 'The Jedi'

Star Wars fans have been patient, but now is the time for The Mandalorian to give up its spoils. Ahsoka Tano, in all her glory, has arrived, leaping out of her animated form in The Clone Wars and Rebels series, and into the realm of live action. She’s played by a famous, and instantly recognisable actor. And it’s all anyone will want to talk about for the next week – her look, her words, her choices. But the episode, titled “The Jedi”, doesn’t...


Kristen Stewart felt pressure to 'label' sexuality

Kristen Stewart felt pressure to "label" her sexuality.


Ruth Jones updates fans on Gavin & Stacey 'return'

Well it's not exactly the news we wanted...


'Christmas Chronicles 2': Why Santa Claus could be the last role Kurt Russell ever plays

Watch: The Christmas Chronicles 2 director Chris Columbus talks to Yahoo Over the course of his illustrious, nearly 60-year acting career, Kurt Russell has played Snake Plissken (Escape From New York), MacReady (The Thing), Wyatt Earp (Tombstone), Herb Brooks (Miracle) and the all-powerful Ego (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2). Yet it appears his unlikely role as Santa Claus in Netflix’s The Christmas Chronicles movies might be the dearest of...


Jamie Cullum: ‘Nothing is under our control and I’m quite comfortable with that’

Remind Jamie Cullum that he’s one of the UK’s biggest-selling jazz artists of all time, and he’ll likely wince. While, yes, the eternally youthful musician has shifted millions of albums, he wishes the title came with a caveat. “My music has as much in common with pop as it does with jazz,” he points out. “That’s something I’ve always tried to be honest about.” He’s not surprised that his early, media-peddled image as a jazz wunderkind still...


'Spencer' producer confirms film is considering British actors for Prince William role after all

The producer of upcoming Princess Diana movie Spencer has confirmed that they will be considering British actors for the role of Prince William. A casting call for the film shared on social media yesterday asked that only holders of European passports apply for the role of the 11-year-old prince — appearing alongside Kristen Stewart as his mother. The notice stated that UK passport holders would not be able to take part in the movie’s German...


Bubbles, battles and dealing with shared wigs — directing the Royal Ballet during lockdown

This is my eighth season as director of the Royal Ballet. I suppose guiding it through a pandemic wasn’t in the job description. But it is wonderful to see how the company is looking as great as ever, stronger and hungrier. And through streaming we have been able to connect with a wider public more than we have ever had. The fortunate thing about this second lockdown for the Royal Ballet is that we have been able to carry on in some ways. It is...


The Top 10: Bands Named After Films

Thanks to ’Scope Davies for suggesting this one, and starting us off with numbers 5 and 7. 1. The Searchers. Founded as a skiffle group in Liverpool in 1959 by John McNally and Mike Pender, the band took their name from the 1956 John Ford western film. Nominated by Peter Russell, Alwyn Turner and Roger the Saurus. Graham Fildes added: “Worth mentioning that one of John Wayne’s lines repeated several times during the course of the film – ‘That’ll...


I'm A Celebrity's Hollie Arnold favourite to be booted tonight as bookies slash odds

The new series has only been on screens for just over one week, but it's set to cause chaos as Friday night will see the first elimination of the show's 20th season


Black Beauty review – gender-swapped classic makes Beauty a 'mare

The children’s classic Black Beauty gets another screen adaptation, this time from Disney: a modern-ish take in which the young human heroine is seen writing stuff in her school exercise book about climate change and horses are shown as therapy for disabled young people. But it’s a sonorously well-meaning film that bathes everything in the bland, buttery sunlight that Disney always produces and in which the human performances are as opaque as...


Kelly Ripa shares heartwarming family photo with husband Mark Consuelos and their children

TV host Kelly Ripa couldn’t be with her husband Mark Consuelos on Thanksgiving but she shared a heartwarming selection of photos of her family and fans loved them


Now Hear This: New music from Miley Cyrus, Young T & Bugsey, AJ Tracey and Tia Carys, plus spotlight artist Marie Bashiru

Despite my colleagues mocking me for having my Christmas tree up already, it seems plenty of other people are already in a festive mood. There are a bunch of Christmas-themed covers from artists including Sam Fender, Phoebe Bridgers and Andrea Corr, plus a new Liam Gallagher single, “All You’re Dreaming Of”, the proceeds of which are going to the Action for Children charity. “It had a bit of a Christmassy vibe to it,” Gallagher told the Radio 2...


Idris Elba to interview Sir Paul McCartney

Idris Elba is to interview Sir Paul McCartney for a BBC special.


John Boyega scoops Icon prize at 2020 GQ Men of the Year Awards


Bruce Lee would be 80 today: the story of his life and untimely death


John Legend 'so grateful' for wife Chrissy Teigen and their kids on Thanksgiving


Princess Beatrice to mark very special milestone this Christmas

The Duke of York's eldest daughter married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in July


Culture Club's Wembley gig to go ahead with 1,000-capacity audience

Culture Club's upcoming Christmas gig at The SSE Arena, Wembley, will take place with a 1,000-person audience after London was placed in Tier 2 of the government's localised COVID-19 restrictions.


Strictly's Ranvir Singh on feeling "less embarrassed" dancing with Giovanni Pernice

"You know me better than my own GP now! I’m not even joking."


Liam Gallagher claims brother Noel turned down £100 million for Oasis reunion

Liam Gallagher has claimed that his brother Noel once turned down £100 million to get Oasis back together for a string of shows. The Wonderwall singers split in 2009 and have been feuding for years, and Liam recently said he was "sick of pleading, begging" for the group to reform. He has now revealed that the pair were offered £100 million to reunite and tour - but Noel said no. Read more: Noel Gallagher suffered 'brutal panic attacks' at height...


Strictly's Clara Amfo struggles to walk after training session

Clara Amfo proved she was giving rehearsals her all for the next Strictly Come Dancing live show as she revealed her 'jiving legs' in a fun Instagram video on Thursday.


Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have holiday connection - and fans are thrilled

Friends star Jennifer Aniston delighted fans when she shared an Instagram post over Thanksgiving and her ex-husband Justin Theroux gave it his thumbs up


If you want to understand this year’s Grammy nominations, just look at the Recording Academy

For decades, the Grammy Awards have had a strained relationship with the very thing it purports to celebrate: music. Each autumn, the Recording Academy member-voted nominations roll out and, like clockwork, audiences and artists react to the various surprises and snubs with an outpouring of dismay and grudging approval. This week’s 2021 nominations were no different, with elated reactions around the all-female Best Rock Performance nominations,...


Everything we know about Princess Eugenie's first child

We're so excited for the arrival of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's baby in 2021! Here's everything you need to know about the royal baby…


Amanda Holden and her daughters get in festive spirit in new single

The Britain's Got Talent judge, 49, appeared on This Morning on Friday and later unveiled her music video, which also stars her two daughters; Hollie, eight, and Lexi, 14.


Amanda Holden lets slip surprising Simon Cowell news

Amanda Holden revealed on Friday's This Morning when we will next see Simon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent following his bike accident


The Mandalorian just brought back a major Star Wars villain (spoilers)

An important Imperial leader is potentially making a reappearance


Bringing history back to life: Actors who impressed us as historical figures

One of the reasons film is so magic, is its ability to bring events which happened decades or centuries ago back to life, so that we can explore what historical figures might have experienced and how they might have felt. These stars wowed audiences when they filled the shoes of some of the most famous historical figures to walk the earth.


Amber Heard: Petition to fire actor from Aquaman 2 receives more than 1.5 million signatures

A petition to remove Amber Heard from the Aquaman sequel has received over 1.5 million signatures. The actor’s role in the Marvel franchise as Aquaman’s love interest Hera has been under scrutiny since Heard’s ex-husband Johnny Depp lost his libel case earlier this month. The petition – which states a goal of reaching 3 million signatures – has been set up by fans who claim that Heard “has systematically crusaded to ruin Depp in Hollywood” since...


Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins reveals more about the upcoming spin-off

"I hope we get it because I love this story"


Kate Hudson surprises fans with adorable baby bump photo

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days actress Kate Hudson delighted fans with a baby bump photo and left them wondering if she was expecting baby number four


Elizabeth Hurley and sister stun in matching bikinis - and fans go crazy

The Royals actress Elizabeth Hurley wowed fans when she shared a swimsuit selfie with her sister and they looked incredible in matching bikinis


Ex-EastEnders star Matt Lapinskas looks dramatically different with brand new teeth

Matt Lapinskas played Anthony Moon on BBC One soap EastEnders from 2011 to 2012. Since leaving the soap, he's undergone a hunky makeover and invested in some shiny veneers


Ozzy Osbourne terrified of catching Covid-19 amid emphysema battle


The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5 ending teases (spoilers) are coming

Answering one of your biggest Star Wars questions following Chapter 13


From the stars with love: their most expensive gifts


I'm a Celebrity's Ant & Dec joke about awkward AJ and Shane moment

"Is Shane slowly turning AJ over to the dark side?"


The Undoing: perfect whodunnit gripping more than one nation

Do we love or hate Grace’s green coat?


Dior sticks by Johnny Depp in defiance of 'wife beater' ruling

Evidence suggests defiant Johnny Depp fans have been buying Dior’s Sauvage fragrance in support of the actor, who continues to be the face of the cologne, despite a high court judge finding he had violently abused his ex-wife during their relationship. Depp has been the face of the aftershave since it launched in 2015 with an advertising campaign that was criticised for its racist portrayal of Native Americans. 


Fashion! Male celebrities who dress to impress

From velvet Gucci suits to tuxedo dresses, male fashion continues to evolve and push conventional boundaries. Many celebrities are exploring fashion more playfully but there are a few key players who continue to stand out in their style and sophistication. Here are 10 male celebrities who continuously dress to impress...


Endless summer: why sunny, out-of-season albums are in this winter

A pox upon those smug sweater-weather fans who are still strangely horny for pumpkin spiced lattes after all these years. As seasonal Stockholm syndrome takes hold, it seems as if the pop world is defying the beanie and boots-wearing faithful, too. After this summer was cancelled – as well as all the wonder that it brings, from festivals and carnivals to falling out of beer gardens in groups bigger than six – a gaggle of artists have decided to...


Let it go! 10 things you didn't know about Frozen

It’s been six years since ‘Frozen’ premiered on the big screen. The film stars Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell as sisters Elsa and Anna. It follows Anna as she sets off to find her sister, who had magical powers to turn anyone and anything into ice. ‘Frozen’ was a huge hit, becoming Disney’s highest-grossing film at the time. It also won numerous awards and was followed by a sequel in 2019. Here are 10 things you never knew about ‘Frozen’...


Miley Cyrus fans joke Hannah Montana enemies have sabotaged album release as Spotify goes down

Miley Cyrus fans have joked that the singer’s new album is being sabotaged by Hannah Montana’s enemies after Spotify went down on the morning of its release. Miley Cyrus’s seventh studio album Plastic Hearts was released on Friday (27 November), with fans desperate to listen to the rock-inspired record for the first time. However, many fans in Europe were unable to tune in after music streaming service Spotify stopped working on Friday morning....


Holly Willoughby teases fans with glimpse at This Morning panto script

Holly Willoughby has revealed what Disney classic she and her This Morning co-stars will be taking on.


Tess Daly continues to pine for Vernon Kay with sweet throwback photo

Tess Daly has made no secret of how much she misses husband Vernon Kay while he's in I'm a Celebrity


Spend Black Friday at home with the best movies about shopping


Beverley Callard's daughter reveals TRUTH over I'm A Celeb vegan row

Beverley was spotted eating a Scotch egg


Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Bruno Tonioli to miss live final due to travel restrictions

Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli will be forced to miss this year’s final due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Italian choreographer had typically travelled from the US to the UK and back again while filming Strictly and Dancing with the Stars (the US equivalent), on which he is also a judge. He has appeared on Strictly via a video link during this year’s series but had hoped to return in person for the final in December. 


Alan Ball: ‘I wonder if American Beauty would get made now’

When Alan Ball sat down to write his new film Uncle Frank, it was like nothing else he’d ever done before. On the surface, he’s managed a stellar career that’s seen him win an Oscar for scripting suburban-set black comedy American Beauty and create touchstone shows like Six Feet Under and sexy vampire yarn True Blood, making him one of the most successful showrunners – alongside Glee’s Ryan Murphy – in contemporary television. Movies have been a...