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Natalie Portman To Go In The Garden Of Beasts?

Natalie Portman is being lined up to star in drama 'In the Garden of Beasts'. The 'Black Swan' actress and Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius, who helmed successful silent movie 'The Artist' last year, are both...

Muse's Ufo Ambition

Muse's ambition is to have a huge UFO land in a stadium during one of their live shows.The 'Survival' band are known for their inventive stage production and light shows, but while they have created...

Michael Jackson's Kids To Voice Cartoon Characters

Michael Jackson's kids are to voice characters in an Asian children's cartoon.Prince, 15, Paris, 14, and 'Blanket', 10, are looking to follow in their late father's footsteps into showbusiness by appearing in the TV show,...

Kate Winslet Says She's No Diva On Set

Kate Winslet says she's no diva on set.The 'Titanic' actress is critical of the way some young actors behave behind the scenes on films, and has revealed she tries to set a good example by...

Josh Gad To Play Steve Wozniak In Jobs Biopic

Josh Gad is set to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in 'Jobs: Get Inspired'.The 'The Book of Mormon' star is in talks to join Ashton Kutcher - who has been confirmed to play technology mogul...

Ashton Kutcher 'Psychologically Complex' Enough To Play Steve Jobs

Ashton Kutcher was picked to play Steve Jobs because he can handle the ''psychological complexity'' of the character.The 'Two and a Half Men' TV actor is set to play the technology mogul in the biopic...

Goldie Hawn's 'Different' Relationship

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell had a ''different kind of romance'' because they had children when they met. The 'Death Becomes Her' actress met Kurt in 1983, and because she already had kids Oliver and...

Nicola Roberts: Therapy Is 'Too Expensive'

Nicola Roberts says therapy is "too expensive".The 'Yo-Yo' singer underwent professional help after suffering from depression in the early years of Girls Aloud but she doesn't think it made her stronger and she would now...

Slipknot Singer Blasts Rick Rubin

Slipknot's Corey Taylor has blasted "overrated" and "overpaid" producer Rick Rubin. The group worked with Rick on their 2004 album 'Vol 3: (The Subliminal Verses)', but despite his being widely regarded as one of the...

Paul Bettany: Fatherhood 'Scares' Me

Paul Bettany says having young children "scares the s**t" out of him.The 'Broken Lines' actor - who has two children, Stellan, eight, and four-month-old Agnes, with wife Jennifer Connelly, as well as raising Kai, the...

Michael Jackson's Life Examined In New Movie

A new film on Michael Jackson promises to reveal "the many different facets of his personality".'Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon' directed by Andrew Eastel and produced by Michael's close childhood friend David Gest,...

Rose Mcgowan's Cult Upbringing Not 'Strange'

Rose McGowan insists growing up in a cult wasn't a "strange existence".The 38-year-old actress spent the first nine years of her life as part of the Children of God sect in the Italian countryside but...

J. K. Rowling's Childhood Home For Sale

J.K. Rowling's childhood home is up for sale.Current owner Julian Mercer believes the Grade II-listed detached Church Cottage in Tutshill, near Chepstow, South East Wales - which is listed at £399,950 - inspired some of...

George Michael To Play Show For Elton's Charity

George Michael has ended his feud with Sir Elton John to stage a charity concert.The 'Careless Whisper' singer - who fell out with his former friend when he criticised the 'Rocket Man' star for trying...

I Am Number Four Effects Drove Director 'Crazy'

'I Am Number Four' direct D.J. Caruso was driven "crazy" by the effects in the movie.The filmmaker - who shot, edited and released the sci-fi movie, starring Alex Pettyfer and Dianna Agron in less than...

Mary J. Blige Inspired By Soul Ii Soul

Mary J. Blige claims British group Soul II Soul saved her life. The 'Family Affair' hitmaker claims the group's track 'Keep On Moving' turned her life around and gave her hope during her early years...

Madonna's Grandmother Passes Away

Madonna's grandmother has died aged 99. Elsie Mae Fortin, 'The Power of Good-Bye' singer's maternal grandmother, passed away in Bay City, Michigan yesterday (09.03.11), just three months before she would have turned 100. Elsie had...

Nicki Minaj Cringes At Thought Of Younger Fans Repeating Her Lyrics

Nicki Minaj "cringes" at the thought of her younger fans repeating her lyrics.The 'Right Thru Me' rapper - whose songs are full of swearwords and sexual expletives - feels a responsibility towards the young girls...

Nicki Minaj Says Alcoholic Dad Made Her 'Tough'

Nicki Minaj's unhappy childhood has made her "tough".The 26-year-old rapper grew up terrified of her alcoholic, violent father in New York and admits her upbringing has given her the determination to succeed and inner strength...

Lil Wayne To Rap His Way Home

Lil Wayne is to record new raps on the plane home from jail. The 'I Am Not A Human Being' rapper is expected to be released from a jail term in New York for firearms...

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Feet - Ramsgate Music Hall 25.11.2019 Live Review

Feet - Ramsgate Music Hall 25.11.2019 Live Review

Feet are mid-tour and promoting their debut album, and tonight they played Ramsgate Music Hall with support from local band Malpractice.

Lucy Spraggan - The Booking Hall, Dover 18.10.2019 Live Review

Lucy Spraggan - The Booking Hall, Dover 18.10.2019 Live Review

Famed for performing one of her own songs as her opening gambit on The X Factor, Lucy Spraggan rocked up at the Booking Hall as part of her UK and...

Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

After nearly thirty years since his first solo record Mark Lanegan has just released one of his very best and there's not many artists who can claim...

Mallory Knox - The Booking Hall, Dover 12.10.2019 Live Review

Mallory Knox - The Booking Hall, Dover 12.10.2019 Live Review

For the first, and almost certainly last, time Cambridge indie rockers Mallory Knox performed at The Booking Hall in Dover.

Starcrawler - Devour You Album Review

Starcrawler - Devour You Album Review

'Devour You' is a fantastic follow up to Starcrawler's debut album and represents a move on in terms of sound and, in part, direction.

Salvation Jayne - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 4.10.2019 Live Review

Salvation Jayne - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 4.10.2019 Live Review

Salvation Jayne's third birthday bash was a riot of colour and a celebration of a band very much enjoying what they do.

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