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Succession‘s Brian Cox has learnt he had COVID-19 despite showing no symptoms. The Scottish actor, 74, said he was undergoing routine blood tests for his diabetes when his doctor told him he had the antibodies for the deadly virus. Cox, who won the 2020 Golden Globe award for best actor in a television show (Succession) […]

The casting team of Netflix hit Sex Education is on the hunt for season three extras. Filming for the third installment begins next month after the coronavirus pandemic forced production delays. To have the chance to appear in the forthcoming series, applicants aged 18 to 26 are asked to visit the Mad Dog 2020 Casting website […]

The writers and producers behind HBO’s hit drama Chernobyl are to create a new horror-comedy series about motherhood. The Baby, which will begin production in the UK in 2021, is described in a press release as a funny, raw examination of motherhood as an institution. Siân Robins-Grace (Sex Education) has written the script and is […]

Daniel Kaluuya has been confirmed for a role in Netflix‘s adaptation of The Upper World, the upcoming debut sci-fi novel by Femi Fadugba. The Black Panther and Get Out star is also set to produce the film, the story of which focuses on Esso, a man who is able to see glimpses of the past […]

Dennis Quaid has revealed he’s adopted a cat of his namesake, saying that he “couldn’t resist” helping a feline friend. The Parent Trap and The Day After Tomorrow actor adopted a black feline named after him from Virginia’s Lynchburg Humane Society, regional news station WSLS reported. Quaid responded to an advert that said the cat […]

Vue is reportedly on the verge of being awarded a fresh funding buffer to help it survive the impact of coronavirus on its business. The cinema chain, which operates 90 cinemas in the UK and employs approximately 9,000 staff across Europe, is on course to secure the funding days after reopening some of its UK […]

Cuba Gooding Jr has been accused of unwanted touching by 30 women. The actor is currently appearing in court in Manhattan on three counts of forcible touching and three counts of sex abuse to the third degree in separate incidents involving three different women in New York. He’s pleaded not guilty to all charges and […]

Idris Elba feared for his life after testing positive for COVID-19, his wife has revealed. Sabrina Dhowre, who also contracted the deadly virus, said that her actor husband was convinced he wouldn’t survive, owing to underlying health conditions and his age. She told Grazia UK: “He has asthma. He is older. It was really scary. […]

HBO Max has added an informative introduction to the spoof Western classic Blazing Saddles on its streaming service. In a similar move to its other Turner Classic Movies (TCM) title Gone With The Wind, HBO’s new streaming platform has now included a presentation to explain the social context of Mel Brooks’ 1974 movie in order to […]

Russell Crowe has donated thousands of dollars to a Beirut restaurant destroyed in the city’s blast as a tribute to the late chef and travel documentarian, Anthony Bourdain. Crowe pledged $5,000 (£3,949) to Le Chef, a 53-year-old eatery that was a favourite of Bourdain’s upon visiting the Lebanese capital. Read more: The best rock star […]