Johnny Depp plans to quit acting soon. The 50-year-old star rose to fame in his early twenties with roles in A Nightmare on Elm Street and 21 Jump Street
Cate Blanchett has given US talk-show king David Letterman a lesson in Australian history, displaying her sharp Aussie humour on the host’s popular late night show. The Oscar-winning actress tore the host to pieces with her wit and charm when she appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman earlier this week to promote her latest film, Blue Jasmine.
Britney Spears has reportedly signed a concert residency deal.
There’s a certain Margaret Mahy quality to the latest series of Dog Squad, TV One, Mondays: The Snake in the Panelbeaters and The Burglar Who Needed To Go Wee-Wees. These true and rather alarming cases are not really the stuff of children’s books, despite the starring role of brave and clever animals.
More “Oh no, Silver!” than “Hi-ho, Silver!”, Johnny Depp’s Western romp The Lone Ranger has bombed at the box office. The much-hyped blockbuster, which reportedly cost more than US$225 million (NZ$292 million) to make and another
Becoming an actor isn’t as easy as tapping your sparkly red slippers together, Wicked star Jay Laga’aia has told a group of aspiring performers. Laga’aia, who plays the Wizard of Oz in the upcoming Auckland season of Wicked, visited Wellington’s Whitireia Performance Centre on Tuesday to give advice to about 100 students who want to break into the theatre industry
He’s not quite the last man Stan(ding), but he is now all alone in the middle of the road. Stan Walker’s last X Factor mentoree, Anna Wilson, got the boot last night leaving the Over 25s category pensioned off.
On Sunday night X Factor host Dominic Bowden said: “Something is sure; Somebody is going home right at 8 o’clock tomorrow.” That was obviously a promise only waiting to be crushed to pieces.
“Just bear with me, I’m making myself a morning cup of tea,” hollers Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman, on the phone from an island off the coast of Thailand. A cup of tea That’s not exactly a rock ‘n’ roll scenario for the British post-punk industrial band who have influenced the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Metallica.