It’s time to play Cast the Clintons! US broadcaster NBC says it will soon air Hillary, a major miniseries starring Diane Lane as the first lady-turned-secretary of state. Not to be confused with Rodham, the still-in-development movie about Hillary in her 20s, with a bevy of young stars in play for the lead role.
Courageous, risk-taking young writers lead the pack in this year’s NZ Post Book Awards. Chief judge and Campbell Live presenter John Campbell said he was blown away by the strength of this year’s 185 eligible books.
Cory Monteith, the handsome young actor who shot to fame in the hit TV series Glee but was beset by addiction struggles so fierce that he once said he was lucky to be alive, has been found dead in a hotel room, police say.
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If you stick around through the closing credits of Before Midnight, the latest film in the trilogy that also includes Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, you’ll see that the movie is dedicated to someone whose name even the most die-hard fans have never heard before: Amy Lehrhaupt.
Record company bosses and concert promoters may claim it sells, but Dame Kiri Te Kanawa deplores the sexualisation of female classical musicians.
New Line has released a first shot of Evangeline Lilly as elf warrior Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Her character has drawn some ire from Tolkien purists, as director Peter Jackson created it especially for the movie, to give the male-dominated cast a bit of a female touch.
David Beckham jokes his daughter will “absolutely not” be dating when she gets older. The football star shares 23-month-old baby Harper with wife Victoria Beckham
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are apparently “done”. Rumours have been rife that the young couple’s engagement is on the rocks and it’s even been claimed Liam cheated on his fianc
While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year’s Children’s Book Awards, we have asked the true experts.