Curtis, 60, said it would be “very complicated” to work out how to include Rickman in the Comic Relief spin-off when Emma Thompson has ruled herself out. Rickman - who died from cancer, aged 69, in 2016 - played Thompson's husband in the 2003 rom-com. Actors including Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson and Keira Knightley have signed up to return to the 10 minute short as well as Andrew Lincoln, Martine McCutcheon, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Bill Nighy and Rowan Atkinson.
Adele says she was given permission by George Michael’s family to perform a tribute to the star at the Grammy Awards. In 2012, George flew over from Australia to present the fellow north-London born singer with her Best Album Brit Award. Five years later, Adele took home five gongs and made music history, and shed a fair few tears for George during the 2017 Grammys.
Channel 4 made a crazy decision to switch their Sunday night schedule with little explanation and cancel the fifth episode of Homeland season six last night. Homeland finally returned to screens last month and has had fans gripped from the start, as Clare Danes reprised her role as the Central Intelligence Agency officer Carrie Mathison who battles with bipolar disorder and in this season, the turmoil caused by the incoming of a new US president.
Former bad boy Robbie Williams has his sights set on being ‘Mr Saturday Night’ – an all singing and dancing entertainment maestro just like his showbiz idols Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. Taking over from the likes of Ant and Dec is part of his 10-year master plan but until then we’ve got this year’s tour to look forward to, probably a few more albums and undoubtedly a lot more Robbie shenanigans. Speaking ahead of his performance at the 2017 BRIT awards, Robbie, 43, told Yahoo Celeb: ‘I love showbiz and what’s more showbiz than being Mr Saturday night?
Danny Dyer’s daughter has defended her father after it was announced that he is taking a break from EastEnders. Dani Dyer, 20, accused people of fabricating ‘stupid lies’ about her father and warned people to stop prying into her family. “Danny is on a short break from EastEnders,” a BBC spokesperson said.
Moonlight has beaten Oscars favourite La La Land to win the top honour at a politically charged Writers Guild of America Awards.
The star, right, whose full name is Anne-Marie Nicholson but goes by her first name, was also shortlisted for this year’s critics’ choice award after featuring on Clean Bandit’s smash hit Christmas number one single Rockabye, up for three Brit awards. Anne-Marie, whose new single Ciao Adios is out now, is gearing up to release her debut album later this year. Anne-Marie’s new single is about ditching a cheating ex-boyfriend, but she isn’t worried about him listening.
After Madonna denied that she was adopting two more children from an orphanage in Malawi, the superstar has shared a sweet video of the twins singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star with their new sister Mercy. Wearing matching blue and white striped pyjamas, the twins belted out the nursery rhyme and appeared to be as happy as two little girls can be.
The fallacy is that all modern music is simply repetitions of ideas and concepts from yesteryear, that there isn’t a single riff, lick, chord or note that has never been played before. Unless there’s an unreleased album of Black Metal mixed with African-American Slave music by Messrs McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr hiding in a dusty Abbey Road vault, we can probably nip that particular falsity in the bud. Instead, this particular combination of disparate genres can be credited to songwriter Manuel Gagneux, the brainchild behind Zeal & Ardor.
Debbie Harry fears American president Donald Trump could reverse the progress made by feminists over the past few decades. The Blondie singer — who once said “How can one be a woman and not be a feminist?” — branded him “an idiot” but said she hoped he could inspire a new wave of protest music.
Together they went on to form one of the most successful partnerships in the world: Brand Beckham. Although he grew up in the spotlight, Brooklyn says that, to him, his parents have always been simply mum and dad. Brooklyn turns 18 next month and said he is likely to celebrate with a quiet pint in the pub with his father.