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Diane Kruger To Star In Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis' Upcoming Movie

Diane Kruger is set to star in filmmaker Robert Zemeckis' upcoming movie. The 40-year-old actress has been cast in the drama film, which has yet to receive a title, but is based on the award-winning...

'Charlie's Angels' Reboot Given Release Date

The 'Charlie's Angels' reboot has been given a release date.Elizabeth Banks - who produced the box office success 'Pitch Perfect 2' - will be helming the re-imagining of the ABC series along with her husband...

Seth Meyers To Host Cfda Awards

Seth Meyers is to host the CFDA Fashion Awards for the second time.The 43-year-old talk show host - who previously presided over the ceremony in 2012 - will return to front the honours at The...

Emily Ratajkowski: People Don't Believe I Can Be Sexy And Smart

Emily Ratajkowski says people struggle to understand that she can be sexy and smart at the same time. The 25-year-old actress is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in the world and...

Janelle MonáE Believes Poverty Helped Her Style

Janelle Monáe believes being poor helped her to be ''more creative'' with her style. The 31-year-old singer and songwriter has claimed she developed a ''superpower'' when she was younger and didn't have much money, which...

Janelle Monae: People Have To Start Respecting The Vagina

Janelle Monáe thinks it's about time ''people started respecting the vagina''.The 31-year-old singer-songwriter has called for women to consider abstaining from sex until ''every man'' begins campaigning for equal rights for both males and females.Speaking...

Janelle Monae: 'Acting Break Brought Clarity To My Music Career'

The Tightrope hitmaker had been laying down vocals for four different albums when she decided to take an extended break to film Hidden Figures and Moonlight. Her gamble paid off as both...

Janelle Monae Says Karl Lagerfeld Is Her 'Hero'

Karl Lagerfeld is Janelle Monae's ''hero''.The 31-year-old singer-songwriter is known for her distinctive fashion taste and has admitted that the iconic German designer serves as her inspiration after the launch of Chanel's Fall 2017 collection.She...

Octavia Spencer 'Prayed' For Accountant In Oscars Mix-up

Octavia Spencer ''said some prayers'' for the accountant who handed out the wrong envelope at the Oscars which lead to the Best Picture mix-up.The gaffe at Sunday (26.02.17) night's award show saw 'La La Land'...

Janelle Monae's Stylist Shed Tears Of Joy Over Her Oscars Dress

The 31-year-old actress and singer has become one of Hollywood’s hottest stars, making her first film appearances in critically acclaimed movies Moonlight and Hidden Figures. Both were up for accolades at the 89th Academy Awards...

Janelle Monae Receives Black Women In Hollywood Honour

The singer, who made her feature film debut in two Oscar-nominated movies, Hidden Figures and Moonlight, was presented with the Breakthrough award at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles by Pharrell Williams,...

Janelle Monae Honours Real-life 'Hidden Figure'

The star, who portrays real-life NASA scientist Mary Jackson in critically-acclaimed film Hidden Figures, made a surprise appearance on breakfast show Good Morning America to pay her respects to retired U.S. Navy engineer...

Octavia Spencer: Viola Davis Will Win The Oscar

Octavia Spencer thinks Viola Davis will win Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Oscars.The 46-year-old actress has been nominated alongside the 'Fences' star for her role in 'Hidden Figures' but believes that Viola...

Janelle Monae Was 'Extremely Nervous' About First Acting Role

The Grammy nominated singer has recently made the transition into the film world with two high profile roles in movies Hidden Figures and Moonlight. However, Barry revealed the singer, who played the role of Teresa...

Janelle Monae: 'America Will Come Through These Dark Times'

The Cold War singer stars in new film Hidden Figures, Theodore Melfi's acclaimed drama about three female African-American mathematicians whose contributions to the U.S. space program helped astronaut John Glenn become the first...

Alicia Keys Delivers Blistering Speech On Women's Rights At Washington Protest

The 35-year-old took to the stage on Saturday to address more than one million women and men who had taken to the streets of the U.S. capital to protest President Donald Trump's stance...

Eva Mendes Gushes About Janelle Monae's Globes Style

The Latin style icon took to Instagram on Monday (09Jan17) to share her thoughts on which stars she thought were the best dressed at Sunday night's (08Jan17) prizegiving, and she heaped praise on...

Pharrell Williams And Janelle Monae Accept Reporter's 'Hidden Fences' Apology

NBC contributor Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush, hit headlines on Sunday night (08Jan17) after accidentally mixing up nominated films Hidden Figures and Fences, both of which...

Janelle MonáE Co-designed Her Golden Globes Dress With Giorgio Armani

Janelle Monáe co-designed her gown for this year's Golden Globe Award ceremony. The 31-year-old singer songwriter has hinted her and Giorgio Armani joined forces to create the custom made monochrome Armani Privé gown she adorned...

Janelle Monae Sending Hidden Messages Through Hairstyles

The 31-year-old is currently travelling the world promoting her new movie Hidden Figures, and the film's title is playing out in real life through the unique hairdos Janelle has been sporting during press interviews and...

Janelle Monae Says Kim Burrell Won't Be Performing With Her And Pharrell After Homophobic Rant

Janelle Monae has responded to the firestorm created by Kim Burrell’s recent homophobic rant, telling her fans that the gospel singer will not be performing with her and Pharrell Williams on the ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’...

Janelle Monae: 'Pharrell Convinced Me I Could Act'

In the past 18 months the Tightrope singer, 31, filmed her first live-action movie roles starring in Moonlight and Hidden Figures. Despite both films garnering huge praise from critics (16) when filming...

Hidden Figures Stars Slam Gospel Singer Kim Burrell's 'Anti-gay Remarks'

The music star, who sings I See Victory alongside Pharrell on the soundtrack of upcoming film Hidden Figures, caused controversy when she aired a sermon on Facebook Live, in which she stated: "That perverted homosexual...

Janelle Monae Learns Math Formula Used By Nasa

The singer-turned-actress portrays real-life mathematician Mary Jackson in the historical drama, in which she stars alongside Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson and Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan, about the three African-American women...

The Year Of Janelle Monae: Why We Love Her And What To Expect In 2017

There are many, many reasons to love Janelle Monae. Uncategorisable in her wider career as well as in her nominal job as a pop star, there have been few artists in the 2010s who are...

Kevin Costner Almost Passed On Hidden Figures Role

The 61-year-old actor stars in the upcoming film about the three African-American women who worked behind the scenes to help NASA make John Glenn become the first American astronaut to orbit Earth in 1962. Kevin...

Michelle Obama Honours Nasa Pioneers With Star-studded Hidden Figures Screening

In the film, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae, play real-life African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson who worked for America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration and...

Octavia Spencer Received Golden Globes Nod En Route To Nasa

The Oscar winner was recognised in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture category for her portrayal of real-life NASA mathematician Dorothy Vaughan when the shortlist...

Hidden Figures Stars Honour John Glenn At Premiere

The film chronicles the real-life battle three female African-American mathematicians faced to become part of the NASA mission to launch Glenn into space in 1962. Taraji, Janelle, and Octavia Spencer portray the...

Octavia Spencer Had Car Crush Fears

Octavia Spencer feared she'd be crushed by a car while shooting 'Hidden Figures'.The 46-year-old actress plays mathematician and computer pioneer Dorothy Vaughan in the upcoming biopic and was very nervous about her first scene, which...

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