Entertainment David Tennant among new additions to The Amazing Maurice cast
The Tragedy—and Urgent Warning—Behind Lucy, the Chimp Raised to Be Human
Lucy the Chimpanzee’s story is an animal rights nightmare. As told in the new documentary Lucy the Human Chimp, psychologist Maurice Temerlin and his wife, Jane, bought the fuzzy primate from a roadside zoo in Florida that trained chimps to box human opponents when she was only two days old. (The zoo drugged Lucy’s mother by spiking a Coca-Cola with a tranquilizer.) From then on, the Temerlins raised their new “daughter” as human, teaching her to dress herself and use silverware. She even knew how to make her own gin and tonics.
David Tennant has joined the cast of 'The Amazing Maurice'.
The 50-year-old actor has been tapped to lend his voice to the adaptation of the late Sir Terry Pratchett's 2001 book 'The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents' which is part of the author's iconic Discworld series. It is a take on the popular folk tale of the Pied Piper.
Rob Brydon, Ariyon Bakare, Julie Atherton and Joe Sugg have also been cast in the upcoming movie, joining previously announced stars Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke.
The Sky Cinema project will also feature the voices of David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton and Hugh Bonneville.
Olivia Williams to play Camilla in The Crown
Olivia Williams will reportedly play Camilla Parker Bowles in the next season of 'The Crown', taking over the role from Emerald Fennell.The 'Nevers' actress will take over the role of the future Duchess of Cornwall from Emerald Fennell in the upcoming fifth season of Netflix's regal drama, which will cover the most volatile period of her relationship with Prince Charles; before and after the death of Princess Diana.
The plot follows a streetwise ginger cat who has the perfect money-making scam. He discovers a child who plays a pipe and befriends a horde of talking rats. But when they reach the town of Bad Blintz, their con goes awry.
David has previously worked on a Pratchett project having starred as demon Crowley in the TV adaptation of his fantasy novel 'Good Omens'.
Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann will be directing the upcoming movie, which has the backing of Pratchett's estate and is slated for release in 2022.
Sky are producing the flick with the Germany company Ulysses Filmproduktion and British banner Cantilever Media.
Sarah Wright, director of Sky Cinema and acquisitions at Sky UK and Ireland, previously said: "'The Amazing Maurice' is a fantastic story from a legendary author, and I couldn't think of a better tale to bring to life as an animated film for all the family.
"I'm excited to work with Ulysses Filmproduktion and Cantilever Media to bring this exclusive new movie to Sky Cinema audiences in 2022."
Cameroon: a new Audit asked for the platform created by Maurice Kamto, Survival Cameroon .
© Stephane de Sakutin / AFP in 2020, the Cameroonian opponent Maurice Kamto had launched Cameroon survival, a platform to harvest donations and contribute to the Fight against COVID-19 (image of illustration). Last year, the Cameroonian opponent Maurice Kamto launched Cameroon survival, a platform to harvest donations and contribute to the fight against COVID-19. But after a few months, managers are moving forward to nearly 330,000 euros on the survival bank account, domiciled in France.