Former Hollyoaks stars Rachel Shenton has won the best live action short film Oscar for The Silent Child. Collecting the prize with fiance Chris Overton, who also appeared in Hollyoaks, Shenton delivered her speech in sign language. Shenton wrote, produced and starred in the film about childhood deafness after she became passionate about the issue when her father became deaf when she was young.
Jennifer Lawrence has admitted she still loves ex-boyfriend Darren Aronofsky "very much”. Speaking in an interview on Marc Maron’s podcast about when the pair met to discuss movie Mother!, Lawrence said: “He flew in, pitched me, left. The entire thing, Lawrence said, lasted two years.
Cillian Murphy could soon be taking on one of the most coveted roles in cinema to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond. The Irish actor, 41, has had his odds slashed from 33/1 to 12/1 to play the iconic 007 agent after it was reported Danny Boyle is in talks to direct Craig’s final outing as the British spy. Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “Boyle and Murphy have collaborated in the past, and the betting suggests punters are putting two and two together for the next 007 film.
Love Actually fans were left stunned after learning a shock revelation about the film's stars Keira Knightley and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. Knightley played Julie in the hit 2003 rom-com, who weds Peter (Chiwetel Ejiofor) only to find his best friend (Andrew Lincoln) is madly in love with her. Brodie-Sangster played a school child who learns the drums in order to impress a fellow pupil he has fallen for.
Meghan Markle was reportedly in the running to be the next Bond girl but had to pull out after becoming engaged to Prince Harry. The former actress is thought to have caught the eye of Barbara Broccoli and James Bond producers after her starring turn in Suits and was added to the shortlist for Bond 25. According to The Sun, producers thought that Markle, 32, was the perfect fit to star opposite Daniel Craig as her star was on the rise.
Rose McGowan has slammed her former Charmed co-star Alyssa Milano because she is still friends with Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife. The actress, who claims she was raped by the disgraced move mogul, attacked Milano in a tweet after she said in an interview she was supporting London-born designer Georgina Chapman. McGowan wrote: “You make me want to vomit.
Chris Pratt has offered President Donald Trump a helping hand in finding a replacement for FBI director James Comey. The Jurassic World actor joked that his FBI agent alter-ego, Burt “Tyrannosaurus” Macklin from Parks and Recreations would be the perfect man to take over the reins. Macklin is the alter-ego of Pratt’s character Andy Dwyer who would often transform into Macklin, most notably when someone threw a pie at Leslie Knope during a campaign rally.
The actor’s ex-manger has claimed that the star employs a sound engineer to read him his lines as he has not memorised them ‘for years’. The Management Group (TMG), formally Depp’s financial managers, have also suggested that the actor suffers from "compulsive spending disorder" and frequently spent more than $2 million (£1.5m) a month. In documents filed at Los Angeles Superior Court this week, TMG said that Depp spent an unaffordable sum to fund his "ultra-extravagant" lifestyle.