The show's casting director told The Huffington Post that she came very close to securing the former Beatle to play Ross's father-in-law.
In a new interview with The Huffington Post, the NBC show’s casting director Leslie Litt revealed that she tried extremely hard to get the ex-Beatle to star as Ross’ would-be father-in-law in a 1998 episode, but it conflicted too much with his recording and touring schedule for him to fit in.
Litt envisaged McCartney as playing Ross’s (David Schwimmer) English fiancée Emily’s (Helen Baxendale) father in the two-part finale to season 4.
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Hermitage Revealed documents the 250 years of Russia's State Hermitage Museum. It combines old film with scenes of the current art and architecture of the museum in this impressive and immersive documentary. Filmed specifically for the cinema, Hermitage Revealed focuses on bringing a new high definition tour of the museum, including areas which the general public would not be permitted to usually. This combines to bring the full scope of history and excellence which this famously old and bustling museum. Not only does the film show some of the 3 million treasures housed in the museum, but it also takes the audience on a journey through time to learn the history of some of Russia's most famous relics.
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Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham after eight years in The Dark Knight Rises, his alias Batman nursing a sore reputation after the last film, The Dark Knight, where he assumed responsibility for the attorney Harvey Dent's crimes in order to protect Dent's name after he loses his life during The Joker's assault on the city. This time he intends to defend Gotham City from a new villain: the virtually indestructible Bane who, as discovered by Commissioner Gordon, is plotting the obliteration of the entire city from the inside.
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Tom Conti - Tom Conti & Wife Wednesday 25th April 2012 Launch of 'Orient Express: A Personal Journey' A book of memoirs written by James Sherwood and Ivan Fallon. To celebrate the publication a number of special guests and celebrities will be attending a launch aboard the British Pullman train. This year also sees the 30th anniversary since James Sherwood resurrected the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Tom Conti - Tom Conti & Wife Wednesday 25th April 2012 attend the launch of 'Orient Express: A Personal Journey' A book of memoirs written by James Sherwood and Ivan Fallon. To celebrate the publication a number of special guests and celebrities will be attending a launch aboard the British Pullman train. This year also sees the 30th anniversary since James Sherwood resurrected the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
This time they're mashing-up street with salsa, not ballet. So at least this one's a bit zestier.
Ash (Hentschel) is a cocky American in London, recovering from humiliation at the hands of street-dance crew Invincible. Then he runs into fast-talking Eddie (Sampson), who offers to help him assemble an even better crew, hand-picking dancers from all over Europe for the final showdown in Paris. With six weeks to rehearse, Eddie then introduces Ash to Latina hottie Eva (Boutella), and they hatch a plan to fuse street edge with salsa passion and knock Invincible off its perch.
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Ash is an American street dancer based in London. He is in training with the dance troupe Invincible for an upcoming competition when he is humiliated by the group. With his dignity in shreds, Ash leaves the group and vows to continue training for the competition.
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It has been eight years since Harvey Dent was killed, during the Joker's killing spree. Billionaire Bruce Wayne accepted responsibility for Dent's death and left Gotham. The city has now recovered from the shocking events and is living in peace.
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It's been 12 years since Prospera (Mirren) and her daughter Miranda (Jones) were banished from their homeland, so Prospera orchestrates a storm to maroon her tormenters on her island home. With the help of sprite Arial (Whishaw), she divides them into three groups: the king (Straithairn) and his brother (Cumming), along with Prospera's brother (Cooper) and wise Gonzalo (Conti), are lost in madness; the wacky Trinculo and Stephano (Brand and Molina) meet up with slave Caliban (Hounsou) and run in circles; and the king's son Ferdinand (Carney) is diverted to meet Miranda.
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For over 12 years Prospera and her daughter Miranda have been exiled by Prospera's brother to a baron island where they live a life of solitude accompanied only by spirits and one non-spiritual occupant; Caliban, the son of a witch who died just before the arrival of the two human souls.
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Pity poor Shirley Valentine-Bradshaw, a blowsy mid-40ish Liverpudlian housewife whose indifferent husband Joe (Bernard Hill) and sullen daughter treat her like hired help. So lonely is Shirley that she frequently talks to her kitchen walls in order to keep some kind of conversation going.
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