9 items from 2010
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In a surprising move, distinctly voiced veteran character actor Jared Harris has apparently been offered the role of Professor Moriarty in the upcoming "Sherlock Holmes" sequel at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Latino Review (and later confirmed by Deadline).
The 49-year-old British actor, son of the legendary Richard Harris ("Harry Potter," "Gladiator"), has seemingly beat out bigger name actors like Daniel Day Lewis, Brad Pitt and Russell Crowe who've all been rumoured for the villain role. Harris has acted and won various awards for his work on stage, in television and across many independent and mainstream movies over the past two decades.
His most notable roles of late have been as Lane Pryce on "Mad Men", the first season's main antagonist David Jones Roberts on "Fringe", the indomitable Captain Mike in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", and as Andy Warhol in "I Shot Andy Warhol".
His other credits include "Igby Goes Down, »
- Garth Franklin
Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, who married actor Orlando Bloom in secret in July after a one-month engagement, has confirmed that she is pregnant.Kerr, 27, who shot to international fame as a Victoria's Secret lingerie model, broke the news to the Spanish edition of Vogue magazine. She stars on the cover of the magazine's September issue."Yes, I am pregnant. Four months along," said Kerr, adding that it had been hard to keep the news quiet."I remember on one occasion in the early days (of my pregnancy) when it was still too soon to say anything and I had a dreadful time at one job," she said.Kerr began dating Bloom, 33, star of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "The Lord of the Rings" movies, in 2007.The couple's marriage was announced last month by upmarket Australian store David Jones, for which Kerr is an ambassador. »
Alannah Hill has tried to apologise for her recent controversial comments. The Australian fashion designer yesterday joked that she would "encourage sexual advances" from the David Jones department store boss who is currently caught up in a multi-million dollar sexual harassment lawsuit. Hill has now told The Daily Telegraph that her comments were made "in jest" and has also revealed to a Melbourne radio station (more) »
- By Rebecca Davies
Nicole Trunfio has denied that she is replacing Miranda Kerr as the face of David Jones. The 24-year-old Australian model, who already features in the department store's summer catalogue, is believed to have been asked to step into Kerr's shoes at their upcoming fashion show since Kerr was rumoured to be expecting her first child with new husband Orlando (more) »
- By Rebecca Davies
The couple is happily showing off matching gold wedding bands, reports the Daily Telegraph.
The ‘David Jones’ model and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star have been in the Caribbean since a quickie wedding, believed to have taken place in Los Angeles about 10 days ago.
The pair has since spent nights in Anguilla, the exclusive island of Mustique and St Lucia.
After spending four nights in Anguilla before heading to the exclusive island of Mustique, the. »
A month after publicly confirming their engagement, Orlando Bloom and 27-year-old Australian model Miranda Kerr secretly married and are on their honeymoon, People reported on July 23. The wedding comes a surprise, as Kerr, one of the top 10 highest paid models in the world, was scheduled to make an appearance for the Australian department store David Jones. Of the cancellation, Kerr said that “David Jones very graciously released me during this period so we could celebrate an intimate ceremony and honeymoon together.” She added that she’s very committed to her role with the store, and she is grateful to Jones for allowing her to take time off to enjoy her honeymoon. Kerr [...] »
Upscale Australian department store David Jones, which employs the 27-year-old Australian model as a fashion ambassador, said she will not attend a Spring season launch on Aug. 3 because she was honeymooning with the 33-year-old British star of Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean.
"Given the exiting news that Miranda and Orlando have recently wed and will be enjoying their honeymoon together, Miranda will not be with us" for the launch, David Jones spokeswoman Colette Garnsey said in a statement. »
- Associated Press and Cineplex Staff
The 27-year-old Australian model married the English actor in a small ceremony just a month after confirming their engagement to the press. Miranda even cancelled an appearance at David Jones, a major department store chain in Australia, and explained very kindly why she had taken the time off.
“David Jones very graciously released me during this period so we could celebrate an intimate ceremony and honeymoon together,” Miranda said in a statement to People. “I’m very much a part of the David Jones Family and I am very committed to my role. I am enormously grateful to David Jones to have been given this time to enjoy such a special moment in my life.”
“I look forward to coming back to Australia in the near future to celebrate with family and friends.”
The couple dated for three years before making things official. »
- Arylene Westlake
9 items from 2010
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