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Whoopi Goldberg To Star In Sister Act: The Musical

Whoopi Goldberg is to appear in 'Sister Act: The Musical' next summer - 28 years after starring in the movie that inspired the show.The Oscar-winning actress is returning to the role of Deloris Von Carter,...

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...

Jennifer Saunders' Daughter Gives Birth

Jennifer Saunders' daughter Beattie Edmondson has given birth to her first child.The 60-year-old star - who is married to comedy legend Ade Edmondson - has become a grandmother again after the 32-year-old actress gave birth...

Adrian Edmondson Catches Pesky Rat

Adrian Edmondson has caught the rat that had been plaguing his and Jennifer Saunders' home.The 61-year-old comedic actor took to Twitter on Monday (14.01.19) to reveal he has managed to capture the creature in a...

Jennifer Saunders And Adrian Edmondson Plagued By Rat

Adrian Edmondson and his wife Jennifer Saunders are being plagued by a rat at their house.The couple - who have been married 33 years - were suspicious that they had an unwanted guest at home...

Jennifer Saunders: I'm Unemployed

Jennifer Saunders says she's currently unemployed.The 60-year-old actress - who is married to fellow comedian-and-writer Ade Edmondson - admits for the ''first time in ages'' she isn't actively working on any projects and has no...

Emily Atack Not Sporty Enough For Movie

Emily Atack had to have scenes in 'Patrick' rewritten because she isn't ''sporty'' at all.The 28-year-old actress' friends thought it was hilarious when she was cast as P.E. teacher Becky in the upcoming Disney movie...

Mandie Fletcher Won't Rule Out Another Absolutely Fabulous Movie

Mandie Fletcher isn't ruling out making another 'Absolutely Fabulous' movie. The 63-year-old director helmed the star-studded 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' - which saw Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their roles from the iconic sitcom...

Joanna Lumley Set To Donate Her Organs After Death

Joanna Lumley is to donate her organs after she dies.The 71-year-old actress has pledged to give away her vital organs after she passes away to those in need of transplants - although Joanna joked that...

Dawn French: I Rejected A Kiss With Harry Styles

Dawn French rejected the chance to kiss Harry Styles.The 59-year-old actress was offered the opportunity to lock lips with the One Direction hunk in aid of the British charity Comic Relief, but Dawn - who...

Under The Shadow Leads National Film Awards Nominations

Iranian horror 'Under the Shadow' leads the nominations at the National Film Awards UK with eight nods.The 1980s-set Persian-language tale has earned firsttime filmmaker Babak Anvari nods for Best Director and Best Screenplay, while...

Jennifer Saunders Shoots Down 'Great British Bake Off' Rumours With One Tweet

Jennifer Saunders has dismissed rumours that she and Dawn French will be taking over hosting ‘The Great British Bake Off’.Reports over the weekend stated that French and Saunders were top of Channel 4’s list to...

Could Dawn French And Jennifer Saunders Host The 'Great British Bake Off'?

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are reportedly top of Channel 4’s list of dream ‘Great British Bake Off’ hosts, to replace Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins .Channel 4, who bought the baking show from the...

Rebel Wilson Too Busy For Long Absolutely Fabulous Stint

Rebel Wilson could only film 'Absolutely Fabulous' for one day.The 36-year-old actress previously admitted she begged for a role in the big screen adaptation of the British comedy series, but by the time shooting came...

Joanna Lumley's $200k Offer To Jennifer Saunders

Joanna Lumley offered Jennifer Saunders $200,000 to write an 'Absolutely Fabulous' sequel. The 70-year-old actress made the cash incentive to her co-star because she was keen for another installment, but Jennifer's fellow co-creator Dawn French...

Joanna Lumley: Kissing Leonardo Dicaprio Was Adorable

Joanna Lumley says kissing Leonardo DiCaprio was ''adorable''.The 70-year-old actress had to lock lips with the Hollywood heartthrob in 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and she admits it was a very enjoyable experience.Appearing on TV...

'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' Stylist Wanted Edina Monsoon To Have Four Camel Toes.

'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' stylist wanted Edina Monsoon's to have four camel toes. The costume designer Rebecca Hale has admitted she wanted Edina's (Jennifer Saunders) character to have a ''fourth camel hoof'' caused by an...

Real-life Eddie And Patsy Ejected From 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' Screening For Laughing Too Loud

Two grandmothers, who describe themselves as the real-life Eddie and Patsy, have claimed they were thrown out of a screening of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie for laughing too much. Cindy Amass and Jacqueline Cox told...

'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' Scores Biggest UK Box Office Opening Since 'Spectre'

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie brought in the big numbers at the UK box office over its opening weekend, taking £4.02 million. The numbers mean the film has managed the biggest U.K. opening of any British...

Joanna Lumley Wants To Be A 'European Sex Goddess'

Joanna Lumley had aspired to be a ''European sex goddess''. The 70-year-old 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress - who has reprised her role as Patsy Stone in the comedy film adaptation - has admitted she dreamed of...

Joanna Lumley Stole Props From Ab Fab Movie

Joanna Lumley stole most of the set of 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie'.The 70-year-old actress - who plays Patsy Stone in the big-screen adaptation of the beloved TV series - admitted she took many of the...

Jennifer Saunders Bans Kim Kardashian West From Absolutely Fabulous Cameo

Jennifer Saunders has banned Kim Kardashian West from starring in any of her films.The 57-year-old star has put to bed rumours that she wanted the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star to have a cameo...

Benedict Cumberbatch Wanted To Be In Absolutely Fabulous

After running for six seasons over 21 years, from 1992 to 2013, the classic British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous arrives on the big screen in a flurry of champagne and cameos. Originally a short sketch on...

Absolutely Fabulous Won't Get A Sequel

Jennifer Saunders won't follow up 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' with a sequel.The 57-year-old writer and creator of the comedy film, who plays Edina 'Eddie' Monsoon alongside Joanna Lumley's Patsy Stone, has shut the door on...

Has 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' Lived Up To Its Name?

The title 'Absolutely Fabulous' has turned out to be a bit of an over-statement for this movie according to the latest reviews, but generally it has wound up to be an enjoyable affair for fans...

Jennifer Saunders Casts Amy Schumer And Lena Dunham In Dream Abfab Prequel

Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprised their roles as Edina and Patsy from the beloved British sitcom for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, which premiered in London on Wednesday night (29Jun16), and the two leading...

Jennifer Saunders: 'Absolutely Fabulous Racism Accusations Are Misunderstanding'

The film, based on the beloved British sitcom set in the world of fashion, was hit by by controversy in December last year (15) when it was revealed that a 'Japanese' fashion designer...

Benedict Cumberbatch Turns Down Absolutely Fabulous Offer

The beloved British sitcom starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, which is set to hit the big screen next month (Jul16), features close to 60 celebrity cameos from the likes of Kate Moss,...

Joanna Lumley Slams Political Correctness Of The Acting World

The British acting legend will soon be hitting the big screen as her most famous alter ego, champagne swigging Patsy, in the film version of hit TV show Absolutely Fabulous.When the show first aired in...

Kylie Minogue Will Be Singing The Theme Tune For 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie'!

The upcoming Absolutely Fabulous movie has just got a lot more fabulous, as Kylie Minogue has revealed she’ll be singing the film’s theme tune. Kylie will cover Bob Dylan’s 'This Wheel’s On Fire' for the...

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