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First look: Daisy Ridley in Ophelia

Here’s our first official look at Daisy Ridley as Ophelia in her new film of the same name.

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Daisy Ridley’s Ophelia finds her Hamlet

Daisy Ridley is starring in a new film about the Prince of Denmark, told from the point of view of his doomed love interest Ophelia.

Naomi Watts had previously been announced to play Gertrude and now the roles of Hamlet, Cladius, Laertes and Horatio  have been confirmed.

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That’s A Wrap!: Oscars 2018, Dreamgirls, Steve Martin and more

In this week’s That’s A Wrap podcast, Angie Greaves and I take a look at the films that could be competing at the 2018 Oscars.

Could we see Harry Styles at the Academy Awards with Dunkirk? I also tip new films starring Matt Damon, Jennifer Lawrence, Brie Larson and Hugh Jackman to feature.

There’s news on the official Dreamgirls soundtrack with Amber Riley, how you can be taught comedy by Steve Martin, Miranda Hart’s new children’s book and my thoughts on Logan – Hugh Jackman’s final film as Wolverine.

Plus we’re talking about Trolls 2 with Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, The Good Fight heads to the UK, congratulations to Kenneth Branagh, a star from The Crown is set for a Mission: Impossible and Liam Neeson and Viola Davis look set to pair up on screen.

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A whole host of stars set for the Oscars stage

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As expected, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Lupita N’yongo and Jared Leto will be among the presenters at this year’s Oscar ceremony.

Traditionally the winners of the acting prizes always return the year after.

Oprah Winfrey, Benedict Cumberbatch, Reese Witherspoon, Marion Cotillard, Meryl Streep, Josh Hutcherson, Octavia Spencer, Zoe Saldana and Scarlett Johansson have also been confirmed as presenters.

Producers have also revealed Jennifer Aniston, Sienna Miller, David Oyelowo, Chris Pratt, Chris Rock, and John Travolta wil be presenting awards on the night. Let’s hope John Travolta can read the autocue this time.

Another raft of confirmed presenters include Jessica Chastain, Kevin Hart, Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Ben Affleck, Naomi Watts, Shirley MacLaine and Miles Teller.

You’ll also see Gwyneth Paltrow, Channing Tatum, Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Ansel Elgort and Liam Neeson.

This year’s Oscars will also feature lots of music performances. We don’t know much about them yet but do know Jack Black, Anna Kendrick and Jennifer Hudson will take to the stage for a ‘very special sequence’.

Plus, Lady Gaga has also been added to the list of performers.

“We’re creating several musical sequences for the Oscars and we couldn’t be happier that our friend, Jennifer Hudson, will be performing in one of them,” producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement.

Golden Globes presenters confirmed

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The Golden Globes have begun revealing which stars will present awards at Sunday’s show.

Robert Downey Jr., Salma Hayek, Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais and Kate Hudson will be on hand to present awards to the winners.

Kristen Wiig, Lily Tomlin, Amy Adams, Chris Pratt, Catherine Zeta Jones, Channing Tatum, Anna Faris, Adrien Brody, Owen Wilson and Gwyneth Paltrow have also been added to the list.

Other confirmed presenters include Harrison Ford, Katie Heigl, Jeremy Renner, Kate Beckinsale, Kerry Washington, Adam Levine, Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Aniston, Bryan Cranston, Colin Firth, Jane Fonda, Bill Hader, Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Seth Meyers, Lupita N’yongo, Meryl Streep, Vince Vaughn, Katie Holmes and Paul Rudd.

More presenters include Jack Black, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Duchovny, Jared Leto, Colin Farrell, Melissa McCarthy, Sienna Miller, Clive Owen, Naomi Watts and Oprah Winfrey.

Don Cheadle and Julianna Margulies will also be in hand to present George Clooney with the Cecil B DeMille Award.

Three Generations

Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning and Susan Sarandon are to co-star in a new drama called Three Generations.
The film follows teenager Ray (Fanning) who is transitioning from female to male and her single mother, Maggie (Watts), who is coming to terms with having to raise her only daughter as a son.
At the same time, Maggie’s mother, Dolly (Sarandon), is struggling with Ray’s decision and Maggie’s inability to move out of the family home.
Filming begins this month.

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