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Maya Rudolph confirmed as Disenchanted villain
'Bridesmaids' star Maya Rudolph has confirmed she will play a villain in 'Disenchanted', and she can't wait to appear alongside her "gifted" co-star Amy Adams.The 48-year-old star feels so "lucky" to have been asked to appear in the Disney+ movie - a sequel to 2007 motion picture 'Enchanted' - and she can't wait to act alongside her "gifted" co-star Amy Adams, who will reprise her role as fairytale princess Giselle.
Thereunion is almost here!
The HBO Max special is set to premiere on Thursday, May 27, reuniting the stars of the legendary NBC sitcom --, , , , , and -- on the original Friends soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank.
On Thursday, the first teaser trailer for the special was also released, which features silhouettes of the six former co-stars walking arm-in-arm on their old backlot, as an instrumental version of the show's iconic theme song -- The Rembrandts' "I'll Be There for You" -- plays in the background.
Sophie Ward shortlisted for Society of Authors award
Former 'Heartbeat' and 'Holby City' star Sophie Ward is on the shortlist for the 2021 McKitterick Prize at next month's Society of Authors' Awards.The 56-year-old former 'Holby City' and 'Heartbeat' actress has impressed the Society of Authors with her 2020 debut novel 'Love and Other Thought Experiments'.
The unscripted special, directed by Ben Winston, will celebrate the cast's memories of the beloved series, as well as feature a star-studded list of special guests, including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.
In an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier this month, Cox opened up about how meaningful it was for the cast to get back together on their old soundstage to tape the special.
"It was unbelievable. It was so emotional. It's an unscripted reunion, but we got to be on Stage 24 for the first time, all of us in, like, I forgot how many years. 15 years? 17 years?" she shared.
Friends: The Reunion debuts May 27 on HBO Max. See more on the special in the video below!
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Angela Bassett: Black Panther sequel will honour Chadwick Boseman's legacy .
Angela Bassett is confident that 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' will do justice to the legacy of Chadwick Boseman. © Bang Showbiz Angela Bassett The 62-year-old actress played Ramonda, the mother of Chadwick's superhero T'Challa/Black Panther, and says it will be a challenge to surpass the success of the original 2018 movie but she believes in the cast and crew. Angela said: "It's going to be interesting to surpass the cultural phenomenon that it was. It's going to be really interesting to see how we do that again.