She'll appear alongside Keeley Hawes, Billie Piper and Rufus Sewell.
The two stars were rising through the music business at the same time in the 1990s.
Piper and Spears both found fame at a young age.
Piper says Helena Bonham Carter has the right 'madcap energy' to play the Time Lord.
The 38-year-old's career began several years before she became a legal adult.
The actress was just 18 when she married the TV presenter who was 17 years her senior, and says they "got completely hammered for three years."
The 37-year-old says she had "horrible moments" as a famous teen but reckons it would be worse now.
The model says it will take a lot for her to give up her single life
The 'Lewis' star is worried for the safety of his children after receiving death threats.
The actor told Talk Radio that he did not expect his remarks to create as much controversy as they did.
The former 'Doctor Who' star said her baby daughter has 'restored my faith in strong female energy'.
The couple split after eight years of marriage, and have two children together; Piper recently had a child with her new partner
John Simm – set to rejoin Dr Who as The Master in the new series starting this month – stars alongside a trio of Britain’s top female actors in Collateral, a gripping, high-octane thriller set in present day London, from pre-eminent playwright David Hare. A multi-talented playwright, screenwriter, director and producer, Hare wrote Oscar winning films The Hours and The Reader, and widely-acclaimed plays including Plenty and Skylight. The cast includes a second time collaborator with Hare, Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Suffragette) following her role in the revival of Skylight.
Well, actor Laurence Fox and model Vogue Williams certainly agree – the pair have finally confirmed that their very much an item after weeks and weeks of rumours and tittle-tattle. Actor Laurence divorced Billie Piper earlier in the year, and The Sun reports that Vogue – who split with Westlife singer Brian McFadden last year – has been helping him through the split. “It’s very early days but both Laurence and Vogue consider themselves an item.
The pop star-turned-actress loves that she gets to jump the queue at glitzy parties and concerts but battles with the pressure of being in the public eye and struggles to be a role model. The 33-year-old star rocketed to fame with hits like Because We Want To aged 15 and married household name Chris Evans at 19. It’s great there are loads of strong role models, but it’s also great to see the truth behind that which is that it’s not something that comes easy.
Billie Piper is at the centre of a drugs scandal after her boyfriend Johnny Lloyd was pictured allegedly snorting cocaine outside Camden’s Joe’s Pub in North London last week.
It was just the Doctor and Rose, in the TARDIS. Which serves only to heighten the sheer cruelty of “Rose Tyler, -”, in the end – we know what he was going to say, but it’s just not fair that he didn’t get to say it. The moment - which you can watch here, if you’re interested - contains some of David Tennant and Billie Piper’s best acting together on Doctor Who.
Laurence Fox reportedly suggested that he’s got some ‘beef’ with Billie Piper’s mum during a recent concert in Manchester. Laurence and Billie, who tied the knot in 2007, announced their separation in March via Facebook. According to The Mirror, Laurence seemingly made reference to having issues with his ex’s mum when he dedicated ‘So Be Damned’ to her at the Manchester gig.
It’s strange to think, really, just how long it’s been since Christopher Eccleston first graced our screens as the Doctor, bringing Doctor Who back with a bang. The Ninth Doctor is, for me, a bit of an oddity. One of the things I’ve come to appreciate most about the Ninth Doctor is how well defined his character arc is, and the manner in which we get to see him develop across the series.
In the wake of news of her split from husband, Laurence Fox, it’s now believed that Billie could be spending more time than ever with the Radio 2 presenter. It’s believed that Chris’ wife, Natasha Shishmanian, is concerned by how much time the pair have been holed up together.
Laurence Fox has used his Facebook account to announce he has split from wife Billie Piper after nine years of marriage. A post on his Facebook page read: ‘Laurence Fox and Billie Piper have separated. It comes after Fox, pictured above and below with Piper, describing earlier this month how his “perfect evening” involved cosying up to the blonde, watching TV and tucking into her homemade food.