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With the summer just starting, everyone's about to become familiar with Annabelle Wallis. The 32-year old actress is playing alongside Tom Cruise in this year's highly anticipated summer blockbuster hit The Mummy. And while there are many fun facts to know about Annabelle—like her uncle is Richard Harris aka the original Albus Dumbledore—here are five that really stand out! 1. She Once Worked for Madonna: Annabelle took on the role of Arabella Green in the 2011 film W.E., which was co-written and directed by none other than the queen of pop herself. Unfortunately, the movie based on the real-life story of Wally Winthrop wasn't exactly a box-office success. 2. Her Best »
Idris Elba is almost ready for Valentine's Day!
The 44-year-old British actor collaborated with Omaze to offer one lucky fan a chance to go on a special Valentine’s Day date with him. While he has yet to pick a winner, Elba has been preparing for the occasion with help from some adorable dating experts.
Watch: Idris Elba Shares Shirtless Post-Workout Selfie and It's a Lot to Handle
In a new clip promoting the charity dating campaign, Elba gets love advice from a group of kids, including a little girl who was very clear about her definition of a date.
"You take the girl somewhere nice, you pay for everything and agree with everything she says," the girl tells Elba.
"What if I don't agree with everything she says?" Elba replies.
"It doesn't matter about you," adds another boy. "It matters about the girl."
Having made her directorial debut back in 2011 with W.E., it looks like Madonna is set to get back behind the camera, with the music superstar revealing to Harper’s Bazaar that she is set to write and direct an adaptation Andrew Sean Greer’s novel The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, which will be titled Loved.
“It touches on a lot of really important topics I’ve always been invested in or championed – fighting for women’s rights, gay rights, civil rights, always fighting for the underdog,” said Madonna. “Why does this book appeal to me? Why did I want to adapt it into a screenplay? Because it touches me on so many levels and it deals with so many important topics. Right now, more than ever, it’s an extremely timely story to tell.”
Here’s the synopsis for The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, via Amazon:
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