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Iggy Pop And Seven Other Rockstars Who Dipped Their Toes Into Acting

With the news Iggy Pop has joined the cast of dark comedy Blue Iguana, directed by Jeremy LaLonde, we're reflecting on all the other rockstars who have embarked on acting careers, however brief. Iggy Pop at the 2020 Grammys / Photo...

By Holly Mosley on 21 April 2021

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Darren Lynn Bousman: Spiral Will Appeal To A Wide Spectrum

Darren Lynn Bousman says that 'Spiral' will appeal to both fans and non-fans of the 'Saw' series.The 42-year-old director will helm the latest installment of the horror franchise – which stars Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson - and suggested...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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The Chemical Brothers Announce Return With New Single The Darkness That You Fear

The Chemical Brothers will return with their new single, 'The Darkness That You Fear', this week.The iconic electronic duo - comprising Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons - have announced the release of their first new material since their 2019 LP...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Dave Bautista Desperate To Play Bane

Dave Bautista is desperate to land the role of Bane on the big screen.The 52-year-old wrestler-turned-actor revealed that he has asked both Warner Bros. and DC Comic to be considered for the role as the Batman villain when he next...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Naomi Campbell Closed Michael Kors' 40th Anniversary Show In Style

Naomi Campbell closed the Michael Kors 40th anniversary show in style.The 50-year-old catwalk icon was among a host of supermodels who joined the 61-year-old fashion designer to celebrate the brand's milestone on Tuesday (20.04.21) morning.Kors opened the show at Times...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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'It's So Satisfying': Saweetie Reveals Her Skincare Guilty Pleasure

Saweetie's "guilty pleasure" is removing her blackheads.The 27-year-old rapper has a special hook-shaped tool that she uses to pull out the teeny bumps that form on the skin due to clogged hair follicles and admitted she finds it "so satisfying"...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

Sir Tom Jones Says Being Knighted By Queen Elizabeth Remains His Proudest Achievement

Sir Tom Jones says being knighted by The Queen is by far his proudest achievement. The 'It's Not Unusual' hitmaker has reflected on his storied career spanning more than five decades and insisted nothing can top being appointed Officer of...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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The BRIT Awards 2021 Launching Podcast This Week

The BRIT Awards 2021 with Mastercard will launch a podcast this week.Ahead of the music awards ceremony on May 11, the BRITs Top Table with Mastercard series has been unveiled.Starting on Friday (23.04.21), comedian and broadcaster, Sideman, and comedian and...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Louis Tomlinson Tells Fans To Stop Listening To Rubbish Leaked Song Help

Louis Tomlinson has told his fans to stop listening to a "s***" leaked song of his that has surfaced online.The 29-year-old singer was left fuming after 'Help' made its way onto the world wide web, as he has been working...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Ezra Furman Comes Out As Transgender And Reveals They Are A Mom

Ezra Furman has come out as transgender and revealed they've been a mom "for a while now".The 34-year-old singer - formerly the bandleader of Ezra Furman and the Harpoons - has identified as non-binary for some time and explained why...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

Luke Evans Wants James Bond Role

Luke Evans wants to play James Bond.The 42-year-old actor has revealed that he would "jump at the chance" to become the second Welsh 007 after Timothy Dalton but adds that the prospect of succeeding Daniel Craig, who is set to...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Devin Ratray Joins Cast Of KIMI

Devin Ratray has joined the cast of 'KIMI'.The 44-year-old actor has boarded the ensemble for Steven Soderbergh's latest movie.Zoe Kravitz will play the lead role in the film with Byron Bowers, Jaime Camil and Jacob Vargas also featuring.The movie will...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Blackpink's Rose Named Tiffany And Co.'s Global Brand Ambassador

Blackpink star Rosé has been named a global brand ambassador for Tiffany & Co..The 24-year-old singer - who shot to fame as a member of the K-Pop girl group - gushed that she is "very honoured and excited" to represent the...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

Lizzo Shares Unedited Nude Selfie To Inspire Young People To Embrace Their Natural Self

Lizzo has posted an unedited nude snap in a bid to change "the conversation about beauty standards".The 'Truth Hurts' hitmaker has joined Dove as a brand ambassador for 'The Selfie Talk' campaign, and shared the naked selfie to inspire her...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Bonnie Tyler Leads Tributes To 'true Genius' Jim Steinman

Bonnie Tyler has led tributes to "true genius" Jim Steinman.The legendary rock composer and record producer – who wrote and produced huge hits for the likes of Meat Loaf, Air Supply, Celine Dion and Bonnie – passed away on Monday...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Nile Rodgers And CHIC Set For Hampton Court Palace Festival 2021

Nile Rodgers and CHIC have been added to the bill for this summer's Hampton Court Palace Festival.The 'Le Freak' hitmakers will headline the concert series at the royal landmark in Richmond upon Thames on August 22.Sir Tom Jones was previously...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Angelina Jolie Relished Grittier Role In Those Who Wish Me Dead

Angelina Jolie relished getting "pretty beaten up" making 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'.The 45-year-old actress plays no-nonsense firefighter Hannah in the survival thriller and despite being best known for action movies, she enjoyed the fact her character was much grittier...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Mads Mikkelsen Remembers 'humiliating' Fantastic Four Audition

Mads Mikkelsen has recalled his "rude" and "humiliating" audition for 'Fantastic Four'.The 55-year-old actor - who has gone onto appear in 'James Bond', 'Star Wars' and Marvel franchises over the years, as well as the title role in 'Hannibal' -...

By Bang Showbiz on 21 April 2021

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Dakota Johnson Set To Star In Persuasion

Dakota Johnson to star in ‘Persuasion’.The 31-year-old actress is set to star in the upcoming Netflix and MRC Film production, which is based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen.‘Persuasion’ will be directed by theatre director Carrie...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Jorja Smith To Release Eight-track Project Be Right Back

Jorja Smith has announced her upcoming collection, 'Be Right Back', and released the new track, 'Gone'.The 23-year-old singer-songwriter has unveiled her first project since her 2019 Mercury Prize-nominated debut album, ‘Lost & Found’, which is due out on May 14.'Be...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

Paul McCartney, Chris Martin And More Sign Letter To Boris Johnson Calling For Reform Of Streaming Business

Sir Paul McCartney, Noel Gallagher and Chris Martin are among 156 people who have penned a letter to Boris Johnson asking for an overhaul of the streaming industry.Together with the Musicians’ Union in association with the Ivors Academy and the...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Halle Berry Makes Homemade Skincare With Her Daughter

Halle Berry has been making homemade skincare products with her daughter.The 54-year-old actress has been educating 13-year-old Nahla about "real beauty" and teaching her to have the "confidence to put your real self forward".And the mother-daughter duo even got stuck...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Michael Kors To Introduce Fall Collection Film And Mark 40th Anniversary At Times Square

Michael Kors is celebrating Broadway and his 40th anniversary at Times Square.The 61-year-old fashion designer will introduce his fall collection film in New York on Tuesday (20.04.21) morning at a pre-show, with special guests from the world of theatre, including...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Michael B. Jordan Wants To Establish 'platform' With Acting Roles

Michael B. Jordan feels that taking roles not specifically written for black actors gives him a "platform".The 34-year-old star revealed that he is prepared to star in projects that may not have been tailored to him, such as 'Fahrenheit 451'...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Martin Compston's Scottish Accent Could Rule Him Out Of James Bond Role

Martin Compston could never be James Bond because of his Scottish accent, according to his former 'Line of Duty' co-star Craig Parkinson.The 36-year-old actor, who stars as DI Steve Arnott in the hit TV series, has been suggested as a...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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The Weeknd Posts Snippet Of Ariana Grande-featuring Remix Of Save Your Tears

The Weeknd has excited fans by posting a snippet of his Ariana Grande-featuring remix of 'Save Your Tears' online.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker tagged the 27-year-old pop superstar in his preview of the collaboration on his social media pages.Last month, the...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Billie Eilish Teases 'things Are Coming'

Billie Eilish has teased "things are coming".The 19-year-old pop megastar took to Instagram to share a snap of herself in a cardigan to tease her 81.6 million followers that new music is seemingly on the way soon.She captioned the picture:...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Dua Lipa's BRITs Performance Is London-themed

Dua Lipa has teased that her BRITs performance is set to be London-themed.The pop megastar is shortlisted for three prizes at the upcoming May 11 ceremony at London's The O2 arena - Female Solo Artist, British Single with Mastercard for...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Vin Diesel To Star In And Develop Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots Film

Vin Diesel is to star in and produce a 'Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots' movie.The 53-year-old actor is teaming up with Mattel Films and Universal for the live-action take on the tabletop boxing-robots game. Diesel will star in the flick...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Paul Dano And Kunal Nayyar Cast In Spaceman

Paul Dano and Kunal Nayyar have boarded the cast of 'Spaceman'.The 36-year-old actor and 39-year-old star will appear alongside Adam Sandler and Carey Mulligan in the flick, which is based on the novel 'Spaceman of Bohemia' by Jaroslav Kalfar.'Chernobyl' helmer...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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AJ Tracey: Stupid, Naive, Ill-Informed Or Just Badly Managed?

AJ Tracey started this Sunday intending to go ahead with three free meet and greet appearances despite Government rules which say such gatherings and events breach current CoVID19 guildlines. The three appearances were supposed to be in Birmingham, Manchester and...

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 April 2021

Selma Blair: Make-up Has Always Been My Gorgeous War Paint

Selma Blair has described make-up as her "gorgeous war paint".The 'Cruel Intentions' star has insisted that even before she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis - a disease in which the immune system eats at the nerves, causing pain and numbness...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Kobe Bryant's Nike Endorsement Deal Is No More

Kobe Bryant's endorsement deal with Nike has expired.The late NBA superstar's widow, Vanessa Bryant, decided not to renew the contract with the sports brand, which came to an end of April 13, however, she has vowed to ensure his fans...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm Receives Three MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' has received three nominations for the MTV Movie & TV Awards.The mockumentary comedy film that saw Sacha Baron Cohen reprise the role of Borat has been nominated for Best Movie, Breakthrough Performance, and Best Duo, for Sacha...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Michael Keaton Reprises Batman Role In The Flash

Michael Keaton is reprising the role of Batman in 'The Flash'.The 69-year-old actor - who previously played the iconic superhero in 'Batman' in 1989 and in 'Batman Returns' in 1992 - has joined the cast of the upcoming film starring...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Wolf Alice's Bid For Number One With Upcoming Album Blue Weekend

Wolf Alice would love to land a number one with their upcoming album, 'Blue Weekend'.Ellie Rowsell and co release their follow-up to 2017's Mercury Prize-winning 'Visions of a Life' on June 11, and they are aiming to top the Official...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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Bjorn Ulvaeus Rules Out ABBA Biopic

ABBA have ruled out a biopic while they are still alive.Bjorn Ulvaeus has insisted he wouldn't want an actor to play him on the big screen in a film like Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' or Sir Elton John's 'Rocketman' and doubts...

By Bang Showbiz on 20 April 2021

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James To Play Show At Scarborough Open Air Theatre

James have announced plans to play a headline show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on September 9.The English rock band have confirmed they are set to take to the stage at the Yorkshire coast venue for the third time in...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

AJ Tracey To Head On UK Tour In November

AJ Tracey is set to head out on a UK arena tour in November.The ‘Little More Love’ hitmaker will embark on a tour of the UK in support of his latest album ‘Flu Game’ later this year.AJ’s ‘Flu Game Tour’...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

Celebrate The Opening Of Pubs With This Booze-themed Playlist

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and everyone is taking advantage of pub beer gardens being open again as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continue to slowly lift - well, everyone except Labour Party leader Keir Starmer who was recently...

By Holly Mosley on 19 April 2021

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Downton Abbey Sequel Confirmed For Christmas Release With Dominic West Starring

The 'Downton Abbey' sequel has been officially confirmed.Production on a follow-up to the hit 2019 film, based on the period drama TV series, began last week and is slated for release at Christmas. The original cast, including stars such as...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Music To Gamble By: 'Double Up Or Quit, Double Stake Or Split?'

Whilst you may think that you're forever in control of your destiny and that you have every aspect of your life sewn up, you may be surprised to find out that your decisions are being affected more than you think....

By Staff Writer on 19 April 2021

Taylor Swift Presses On In The Studio Working On Next Re-recorded Album

Taylor Swift is already hard at work on her next re-recorded album.The pop megastar released the first of six re-recorded albums, 'Fearless (Taylor’s Version)', earlier this month.And while thanking her legions of fans - who are known as Swifties -...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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CHIKA Is No Longer Retiring From Music

CHIKA is no longer retiring from music and has instead decided to take a break from social media.The 24-year-old star - who was in contention for Best New Artist at the 2021 Grammys - had announced last week that she...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Julia Roberts Named Chopard's Ambassadress

Julia Roberts has been named an Ambassadress for Chopard.The 'Notting Hill' star has become the face of the Swiss luxury jewellery and watch brand's Happy Sport campaign, which sees the launch of two new timepieces.Julia first rocked Chopard at Cannes...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Billy Porter Becomes Expert At Highlighting His Cheekbones

Billy Porter has learned how to "highlight and shadow" his cheekbones.The 'Pose' star - who is statement-making fashion choices - has revealed he has become an expert at making his cheeks standout in a "subtle way".Asked what tips and tricks...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Mad Max Prequel Furiosa To Be Filmed In New South Wales

The 'Mad Max' prequel 'Furiosa' will be filmed in New South Wales, Australia.New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed the news at a press conference in Sydney and described the movie, which will star Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth, as...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Harry Lennix Wants Detective Story As Martian Manhunter

Harry Lennix wants to star as Martian Manhunter in a detective story.The 56-year-old actor plays the superhero in the DC Extended Universe, having revealed his identity in 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' after appearing under the guise of General Calvin Swanwick...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Scouting For Girls' Roy Stride Working With Little Mix: The Search Winners Since September

Scouting For Girls' Roy Stride is working with the winners of Little Mix's 'The Search'.The 42-year-old  musician, songwriter and producer has revealed Since September, who triumphed on the girl group's BBC talent contest, have been busy penning new material with...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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Sir Paul McCartney 'shocked In A Pleasant Way' By McCartney III Imagined Remixes

Sir Paul McCartney was "shocked in a very pleasant way" by the contributions to 'McCartney III Imagined'.The former Beatles legend released the star-studded collection, which features the likes of Idris Elba, Damon Albarn, St. Vincent and more, last week.And the...

By Bang Showbiz on 19 April 2021

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BRIT Award Nominations 2021: A triumph for diversity with the likes of Arlo Parks, Celeste and Young T & Bugsey

BRIT Award Nominations 2021: A triumph for diversity with the likes of Arlo Parks, Celeste and Young T & Bugsey

One of the most diverse line-ups we've seen for a major awards show in a while.

The Offspring - Let The Bad Times Roll Video

The Offspring - Let The Bad Times Roll Video

Ahead of the release of their tenth studio album 'Let The Bad Times Roll', The Offspring unveil an extremely trippy (if appropriate) video for the...

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The Best of Elton John: A birthday playlist for the Piano Man himself

The Best of Elton John: A birthday playlist for the Piano Man himself

Elton John's ten best songs on his 74th birthday.

Dua Lipa - Levitating ft. DaBaby / Don't Start Now (Live at the GRAMMYs 2021) Video

Dua Lipa - Levitating ft. DaBaby / Don't Start Now (Live at the GRAMMYs 2021) Video

During a socially distanced 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Centre in downtown LA, Dua Lipa not only lifted an award for Best Pop...

Harry Gardner talks to us about running around in the school playground, collaborating with Finneas and playing the O2 [EXCLUSIVE]

Harry Gardner talks to us about running around in the school playground, collaborating with Finneas and playing the O2 [EXCLUSIVE]

Harry's latest single, Oblivious, is a follow up to his January release, Invisible Man, and both represent something of a return to music for Gardner...

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