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Netflix producer accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape

Image copyright Reuters A Netflix producer claims Harvey Weinstein raped, sexually assaulted and verbally abused her over five years. Alexandra Canosa, an associate producer on series Marco Polo, has filed court documents in New York with allegations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul. Marco Polo was produced by The Weinstein Company and was first shown in […]

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Russell Brand cancels tour after mum hurt in crash

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Brand praised the “importance and significance” of the NHS Comedian Russell Brand has cancelled the remainder of his ReBirth tour after his mother, Barbara, sustained “life-threatening” injuries in a car crash. In a Twitter video he confirmed tickets will be refunded with shows “possibly” being rescheduled at a later date. […]

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What could a female director mean for Star Trek?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Could Clarkson and Hemsworth be a dream team? SJ Clarkson is about to be catapulted into the big league if she becomes director of the next Star Trek film. The TV director is hotly tipped for the job by industry insiders including trade magazine Variety. And it’s already causing excitement […]

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Journalist Kate Adie to receive Bafta Fellowship

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Kate Adie is to receive the Bafta Fellowship Kate Adie will receive the Bafta Fellowship at this year’s British Academy Television Awards in May. The journalist and author is receiving the award to recognise her contribution to television and the arts. The fellowship is given out every year with past […]