Jawlines too good to be locked up. Photo: Getty Images And here’s to you, Mr. Robot man, Hollywood’s new Dustin Hoffman. Rami Malek has signed on to play Hoffman’s role in a remake of Papillon, the 1973 movie about a prison break, which also starred Steve McQueen. Charlie Hunnam is playing McQueen’s character, a man who’s unjustly convicted for murder and sent to an island prison, while Malek will play a “quirky counterfeiter” who helps get him out. Michael Noer is set to direct, while Aaron Guzikowski is writing the script for the contemporary retelling. We can only hope that Malek tries on Hoffman’s glasses. Sources Deadline … [Read more...] about Strong-Jawed Buds Rami Malek and Charlie Hunnam Will Break Out of Prison in a
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Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images for TIME Our thirst for spy dramas will never be quenched, no matter how many covert operations are shaken, not stirred, into our daily viewing habits. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lee Daniels is the latest creator to throw his hat (the hat is also a grappling hook and a concussion mine) into the ring with a TV adaptation of The Spook Who Sat by the Door, the pilot of which has just been ordered by FX. Based on author Sam Greenlee’s 1969 novel of the same name, The Spook follows the adventures of Dan Freeman, the fictional first Black CIA officer. In the novel, after being hired as the organization’s token Black employee, Freeman takes his intelligence training back to his hometown of Chicago, readies guerrilla fighters, and masterminds a revolution. Raising Dion’s Leigh Dana Jackson will write the script and serve as showrunner, while The First Purge’s Gerard McMurray is set to direct the pilot, as well as executive … [Read more...] about FX Throws Open the Latch for Lee Daniels’
November 21, 2017 - 19:27 GMT Hanna Fillingham The Likely Lads actor Rodney Bewes – who played Bob Ferris in the sitcom - died on Tuesday morning at the age of 79, it was announced in a statement Rodney Bewes has died aged 79. The actor – who was best known for his role as Bob Ferris in the hit sitcom The Likely Lads – passed away on Tuesday morning. His agent released a statement on Twitter, saying: "It is with great sadness that we confirm that our dear client, the much-loved actor Rodney Bewes, passed away this morning. Rodney was a true one off. We will miss his charm and ready wit." Fans of the much-loved star were quick to comment on the news, with one writing: "Sad lost and sadly missed. RIP," while another said: "How sad is this, I still watch The Likely Lads and laugh my socks off." A third added: "RIP to a TV legend." Rodney Bewes passed away at the age of 79 Rodney was born in Bingley, Yorkshire, on … [Read more...] about The Likely Lads actor Rodney Bewes dies, aged 79
April 15, 2013 - 12:56 BST hellomagazine.com Jane Seymour and estranged husband James Keach attended charity event despite recent divorce announcement. British actress Jane Seymour , 62, stepped out with her estranged husband James Keach, 65, over the weekend, despite the fact that the couple are undergoing divorce proceedings. Open Hearts Foundation fundraiser as they posed with charity's beneficiaries, one of whom is shown below. Dancing with the Stars , was ending her 20-year marriage to film producer James. Katherine and Sean, with her ex-husband David Flynn . People magazine. "At this time they are negotiating the terms of their divorce." It will be the fourth divorce for the actress, best known for her role in the TV series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and for finding fame in the 1973 Bond film, Live and Let Die. Michael Attenborough – a theatre director and prominent member of … [Read more...] about Jane Seymour and estranged husband James Keach put on united front.
January 11, 2016 - 09:07 GMT hellomagazine.com David Bowie passes away after 18-month battle with cancer David Bowie has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer , the singer's son has confirmed. Taking to Twitter, heartbroken Duncan Jones wrote: "Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all." VIEW GALLERY David Bowie has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer Blackstar – to coincide with his 69th birthday. #ripdavidbowie became the top trend on Twitter as people woke to the shocking news. Among those who have paid tribute to the star was Prime Minister David Cameron , who tweeted: "I grew up listening to and watching the pop genius David Bowie. He was a master of re-invention , who kept getting it right. A huge loss." VIEW GALLERY Pictured with English model Twiggy in 1973 Alison Moyet , Marc Almond and Gary Numan also honoured … [Read more...] about David Bowie dies