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Downton Abbey Will Conclude After Sixth Season - Movie Or Spin-Off Series To Follow?

Downton Abbey will conclude after its sixth season, the ITV show's producers have confirmed. Producer Gareth Neame made the announcement during a press conference on Thursday (26th March). "It's a very emotional day for all of the people involved in the show," Neame said at the press...

by Elinor Cosgrave | 26 March 2015

Tags: Hugh Bonneville - Michelle Dockery - Maggie Smith - Elizabeth McGovern - Joanne Froggatt - Brendan Coyle

Dolly Parton Duets With Fan With Down Syndrome

The veteran musician stopped by the Tennessee tourist attraction over the weekend to meet Gage Blackwell, and she made his dreams come true by referring to the aspiring singer as "Gage Rogers", in reference to her longtime collaborator Kenny...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Dolly Parton

World's Longest-running Musical To Close

The curtain is to come down on the classic production on 3 May (15) after more than five decades on stage in New York City. The Fantasticks holds a world record for its stint at the Sullivan Street Playhouse...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Jerry Orbach

Beyonce Hoarding Treasure Trove Of Unreleased Material

The singer worked with The-Dream on a number of projects, including her 2011 release 4, and he is convinced Beyonce has held back around 10 albums-worth of songs which could one day hit the charts. In an article posted...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Beyonce Knowles - The-Dream

Helena Bonham Carter Wants Part-time West End Role

The Alice in Wonderland star wants to perform in the city's famed theatre district, but she will only tackle a role if she is allowed to job-share with another actress and only work three nights a week. Bonham Carter...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

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Argentine Rocker Confirmed Among Plane Crash Dead

The indie rocker and her boyfriend Sebastian Gabriel Greco were on their way to her native Argentina, where she was scheduled to perform with her group on Sunday (29Mar15), from Spain. Her bandmates have confirmed the sad news in...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Vanessa Redgrave To Star In One-off Theatre Performance

The Oscar winner is to read extracts from Michele Zackheim's novel Last Train to Paris at the off-Broadway Cherry Lane Theatre, and she has been given just four days to rehearse. She tells the New York Post, "I'm rehearsing...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Vanessa Redgrave

Downton Abbey To End After Sixth Season

Producers at Carnival Films announced there will be no seventh season for writer/creator Julian Fellowes' international hit, which features Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth MCGovern and Michelle Dockery. A statement to cast and crew, which has leaked to the media,...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Maggie Smith - Julian Fellowes - Elizabeth McGovern - Michelle Dockery

Ed Sheeran Surprises Newlyweds At Wedding Reception

The Sing hitmaker took time out from his tour in Australia to help radio DJs Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O surprise newly-married couple Kya and Matt Debono after their nuptials. As the bride and groom prepared for their first...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Ed Sheeran

Gone With The Wind Memorabilia Up For Auction

Highlights in the collection include a purple dress and fitted overcoat worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 classic, which is expected to fetch more than $60,000 (£37,500) in the sale. The owner of the pieces,...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Clark Gable - Vivien Leigh

Pentangle Co-founder John Renbourn Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

The 70-year-old guitarist was found dead at his home in Hawick, Scotland earlier this week (beg23Mar15). Renbourn co-founded folk supergroup Pentangle with Bert Jansch, who died in 2011. Rocker-turned-DJ Cerys Matthews was among the first celebrities to pay tribute...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Cerys Matthews - Bert Jansch

Idris Elba Designing Clothing Line

The Wire star is teaming up with the brand's design director James Holder to produce a premium line to be sold in autumn and winter (15). Elba will also become the face of the range and help promote the...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: The Wire - Idris Elba

Taylor Swift Named Among World's Greatest Leaders In New Fortune Poll

The Shake It Off hitmaker, 25, is the highest-placed woman on the 2015 list, which ranks the "extraordinary" people who are "transforming business, government, philanthropy, and so much more". The singer comes in sixth behind Apple CEO Tim Cook...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Taylor Swift

Lena Dunham Battling Sinus Infection

The Girls creator/star has uploaded a 'selfie' photograph to Instagram.com which shows her in bed coping with the physical effects of sinusitis, including sore lips and a blocked nose. She added in a caption, "Sinus Infection day 7. Is...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Lena Dunham

Zayn Malik 'never' wanted to be famous

Zayn Malik ''never'' wanted to be famous.The 22-year-old singer - who announced his departure from One Direction yesterday (25.03.15) - admitted he had no ''master plan'' about becoming a celebrity when he went to audition for the 'X Factor'.In a...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Zayn Malik - One Direction

Britney Spears + Charlie Ebersol's first date

Charlie Ebersol made a romantic dinner for Britney Spears on their first date.The 'Piece of Me' hitmaker was incredibly impressed by the ''amazing'' spread of food she was offered and the pair have been dating ever since.She said: ''I said,...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Charlie Ebersol - Britney Spears

Ben Stiller 'sad' over Joan Rivers feud

Ben Stiller is ''sad'' he never got to make amends with the late Joan Rivers.The 'Night At The Museum' star is upset he was never able to properly end his feud with the former 'Fashion Police' host before she passed...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Ben Stiller - Joan Rivers

Calvin Harris 'still chasing' Taylor Swift

Calvin Harris is ''still chasing'' Taylor Swift.The 'Feel So Close' hitmaker is reportedly desperate to date the 25-year-old singer but she is playing hard to get.A source shared: ''Yes, there is a spark there, but she's not an easy sell...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Calvin Harris - Taylor Swift - Rita Ora

Nile Rodgers Discusses His Chic Career

Internationally-renowned artist, Nile Rodgers, took time out of the world of disco for a one-on-one session with Spotify to discuss the creative process and his prolific musical career so far during an event at advertising conference, Advertising Week.Nile Rodgers talked...

by Charlotte Court | 26 March 2015

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Amanda Seyfried's stage fright

Amanda Seyfried has always been ''scared s**tless'' about performing on stage.The 'Les Miserables' actress - who signed up to appear in 'The Shape of Things' in 2013 but the production was cancelled - is set to make her off-Broadway debut...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Amanda Seyfried

Joan Collins becomes a dame

Joan Collins has been made a dame - and plans to celebrate with a ''huge party''. The 81-year-old actress admitted she was ''so thrilled'' to have been presented with the honour by Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Joan Collins - Prince Charles

James Corden's Late Late Show nerves

James Corden was on a ''quest'' to not vomit on his clothes during his 'The Late Late Show' debut. The 36-year-old comedian made his presenting debut on the talk show on Monday (23.03.15) and while he felt incredibly nervous as...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: James Corden

Niall Horan thanks 1D fans

Niall Horan has thanked One Direction fans for their ''incredible'' support.The 21-year-old singer has promised he and bandmates Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson will continue to be the ''best'' they possibly can in the wake of Zayn Malik's...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Niall Horan - One Direction - Harry Styles - Liam Payne - Louis Tomlinson - Zayn Malik

Downton Abbey To End for Good after Sixth Season

The sixth season of Downton Abbey will be the show's last, its creators have announced. Created by Julian Fellowes, the ITV show followed the trials and tribulations of an aristocratic family from 1912 to the mid-1920s.Paul Giamatti [center] guest-starred in...

by Michael West | 26 March 2015

Tags: Michelle Dockery - Julian Fellowes

Karl Lagerfeld retrospective to open in Bonn

A Karl Lagerfeld retrospective will open in Bonn.The exhibition entitled 'Karl Lagerfeld : ModeMethode' - which has been put together by his muse and consultant Lady Amanda Harlech - will open at the Bundeskunsthalle of Bonn, Germany, this weekend and...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Karl Lagerfeld

Tom Ford and George Clooney team up for Nocturnal Animals

Tom Ford has teamed up with George Clooney to film 'Nocturnal Animals'.The 53-year-old fashion designer - who is directing the film - has called on the 'Ocean's Eleven' star to join him behind the camera in producing the movie. The...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Tom Ford - George Clooney - Gwyneth Paltrow - Anjelica Huston - Sofia Vergara - Emily Ratajkowski

'Breaking Bad' Heading to Free-To-View Channel Spike in UK

Breaking Bad, the cult U.S. meth drama starring Bryan Cranston, is to become available in full on UK terrestrial television for the first time. A new free-to-view channel Spike will air the award-winning series in its entirety when it launches...

by Michael West | 26 March 2015

Tags: Bryan Cranston

Rita Ora for Jess Glynne duet

Rita Ora is set to collaborate with Jess Glynne.The 24-year-old singer has enlisted the help of the rising star to help make some new music, and Jess has confirmed she has sent demos over to her with the idea of...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Rita Ora - Jess Glynne

Sam Smith promises honesty in new music

Sam Smith has vowed not to ''hide anything'' on his next record.The 22-year-old star performed a sold out concert at Brixton O2 Academy in London on Wednesday (25.03.15), revealing he felt like his best-selling debut album 'In the Lonely Hour'...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Sam Smith

Joan Collins Honoured With Damehood

The former Dynasty star was presented with the prestigious honour by British royal Charles, Prince Of Wales in recognition of her charity work. Speaking after the ceremony, she told Britain's ITV News, "I am so thrilled. It is extraordinary....

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Queen Elizabeth II - Joan Collins

Billy Ray Cyrus: 'Patrick Schwarzenegger Is A Good Boy'

Arnold Schwarzenegger's son was hit with cheating allegations after he was pictured getting cosy with a female friend while on vacation in Mexico earlier this month (Mar15). He slammed the rumours on Twitter.com, writing, "Would never do anything against...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Miley Cyrus - Billy Ray Cyrus - Patrick Schwarzenegger

Ed Sheeran Splits From Girlfriend

The Thinking Out Loud hitmaker began dating Andrelos, who works for British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, last year (14) but he revealed on Thursday (26Mar15) during an Australian radio interview that he is back on the market again. When...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Ed Sheeran

Russell Brand: 'My Cafe Is A New Business Model For The World'

The actor/comedian headed to Hoxton in east London on Thursday (26Mar15) to launch his new venture, Trew Era, on the housing estate where he led a protest against the residents' eviction last year (14). The social enterprise cafe, named...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Russell Brand

Darius Mccrary Jailed Over Child Support Payments

The star, best known for 1990s sitcom Family Matters, made an appearance at a family court in Oakland County, Michigan to settle child support and custody issues with the mother of his lovechild, and the judge ordered MCCrary to...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Darius McCrary

Rocker Chris Daughtry Heading Back To Tv

The Daughtry frontman has been cast in the music-themed programme as a drug-addicted rock star called Keith Rhodes. In addition, he will also write original music for the show. Grey's Anatomy executive producer Krista Vernoff penned the pilot episode...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: American Idol - Chris Daughtry - Eric Mccormack

Bruce Dickinson Returns To Public Eye After Cancer Treatment

The veteran rocker went public with his health scare in February (15), revealing doctors had found a tumour on his tongue and he subsequently underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment. DICkinson recently completed the seven-week treatment course, and he made...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Iron Maiden - Bruce Dickinson

Billy Connolly To Be Honoured For Promoting Scotland

The Hobbit star will receive the Great Scot Award during a fundraising gala for the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA on 9 April (15) for promoting his home country's culture and heritage throughout his career. Fellow Scot and...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Billy Connolly

Alicia Keys To Receive Top Grammy Honour

The No One hitmaker, who already has 15 Grammys to her name, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Recording Artists' Coalition Award, which celebrates the work of artists who advocate for the rights of music creators...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Alicia Keys - Jennifer Hudson - Lady Antebellum

Roger Corman Sues Over Lost Savings

The B-movie director/producer, whose films include 1960 cult comedy/horror The Little Shop of Horrors, alleges an investment manager lost his life savings and he is now suing finance company the Citco Group. In the lawsuit, which was filed at...

by WENN | 26 March 2015

Tags: Roger Corman

Idris Elba in talks for Star Trek 3

Idris Elba is in talks to play the villain in 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' actor is in early talks for a role in the latest installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety reports.Little is yet known about...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Idris Elba - Simon Pegg - Chris Pine - Zoe Saldana - Zachary Quinto - John Cho

Jason Segel to direct Lego spin-off

Jason Segel is working on another 'Lego Movie' spin-off.The 35-year-old actor - who helped bring 'The Muppets' back to the big screen - has teamed with 'Iron Man 3' writer Drew Pearce to develop 'The Billion Brick Race', and as...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Jason Segel - Ben Kingsley

Jason Segel to Write and Direct Lego Movie 'The Billion Brick Race'

Warner Bros is stepping up its Lego movie and has hired Jason Segel and Iron Man 3 writer Drew Pearce to work on a new spin-off movie titled The Billion Brick Race. Segel and Pearce will write and co-direct the...

by Michael West | 26 March 2015

Tags: Jason Segel

Louis Tomlinson praises 1D fans after 'crazy couple of days'

Louis Tomlinson has praised the One Direction fans for helping him through a ''crazy couple of days''. The 23-year-old singer has spoken out for the first time since fellow band member Zayn Malik announced yesterday (25.03.15) that he has quit...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Louis Tomlinson - One Direction - Zayn Malik - Niall Horan - Harry Styles - Liam Payne

Olly Murs in Russell Crowe photo fail

Olly Murs ran into a TV studio to get a picture with Russell Crowe - only to discover the actor had pre-recorded his interview. The 30-year-old singer was left devastated when he realised he had missed the 'Water Diviner' actor,...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Olly Murs - Russell Crowe - Phillip Schofield - Amanda Holden

Madonna's entourage difficult for Ellen show

Madonna's ''obnoxious'' entourage made the atmosphere on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' ''really awkward''.The 'Living For Love' singer recently appeared on the daytime talk show every day for a week and made things tough for the production staff on the programme,...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Madonna - Ellen Degeneres

Ed Sheeran confirms he's single

Ed Sheeran has confirmed he has split form Athina Andrelos. The 24-year-old singer has revealed he and the brunette beauty - who were said to have been planning to move in together this year - have gone their separate ways...

by Bang Showbiz | 26 March 2015

Tags: Ed Sheeran

Snoop Dog And Hulk Hogan - The Best Combination Since Bread And Butter

By this point in modern popular culture, one could assume that all the greatest combinations have already been discovered or made. We already know of all the simple pleasures like peanut butter and chocolate and puppies in funny costumes, so...

by Stephen Caswell | 26 March 2015

Tags: Snoop Dogg - Hulk Hogan

"That's Your F*cking Question?" Cate Blanchett Burns Reporter

Cate Blanchett, the Oscar-winning actress deemed one of the best in the world - if not the best - burned a reporter this week after he asked her about the cat in Cinderella. After landing a few minutes with the...

by Michael West | 26 March 2015

Tags: Cate Blanchett

Is Jeremy Clarkson Planning a 'Top Gear' Rival Show?

Jeremy Clarkson has suggested that creating a rival show to Top Gear "isn't hard" because of the lack of real car programmes on TV right now. In a column believed to have been penned before the "fracas" for which he...

by Michael West | 26 March 2015

Tags: Jeremy Clarkson

Leftfield Set To Release First Album In Sixteen Years, 'Alternative Light Source'

It's been sixteen years but Leftfield are finally returning with a third album entitled 'Alternative Light Source' featuring a variety of collaborations. They have also unveiled a taster in the form of track two 'Universal Everything', available on all pre-orders.Leftfield...

by Holly Williams | 26 March 2015

Tags: Leftfield

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