Will practice make perfect for La La Land star?

La La Land actor Ryan Gosling says he had two choices when making the Oscar nominated movie – learn to play piano or “shatter the dreams” of director Damien Chazelle. “Damien wanted to shoot the dance sequences and some of these songs all in...

Thompson 'too sad' to do Love Actually sequel

Emma Thompson says she is “too sad” after the death of her Love Actually co-star Alan Rickman to appear in a Comic Relief sequel to the hit film.  The pair played husband and wife Karen and Harry in the 2003 romantic comedy. Rickman, also famous for roles...

Beyonce to miss Coachella 'on doctors' advice'

Beyonce has pulled out of this year’s Coachella festival following advice from her doctors. After being snubbed at Grammys earlier this month, losing out on the holy trinity of awards – album, record and song – to Adele, Beyonce will also miss one of...

Oscars 2017: Which celebrities will kick off?

Remember the Meryl Streep drama at the Golden Globes? That wasn’t the first time a Hollywood actor got political at an awards ceremony and it certainly won’t be the last. Streep’s performance dominated the news agenda for days. Why? Because it was...

Oscars: Breaking down barriers after race row

There’s a buzz in Hollywood about the possibility of Moonlight emerging as the film to beat La La Land to best picture on Sunday.  If the film – or its director Barry Jenkins – beat Damien Chazelle’s favourite La La Land, it would quite an...