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The Crown Season 3 Casts Another Royal Family Member

Yesterday brought news that House of Cards star Ben Daniels had been cast as Lord Snowden in the upcoming third season of The Crown, which will see Netflix’s royal drama move forward to the next stage of Queen Elizabeth and her family’s lives. And now, we’ve learned of another new cast member who’s joining the show for its much anticipated third run.

The Hollywood Reporter’s revealed that The Crown has found its Princess Anne, the second oldest child and only daughter of the Queen and Prince Phillip. The role will be played by newcomer Erin Doherty. The British actress has just one credit to her name at present, an episode of the BBC’s Call the Midwife, but she’s also set to play a part in a new adaptation of Les Miserables, set to release later this year.

The young Anne was previously portrayed
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Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Dakota Fanning, Awkwafina, and Sarah Paulson star in this crime caper comedy. Cowritten by Olivia Milch. (male director)

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Aoife McArdle writes and directs this drama about a teenaged girl (Ann Skelly) who gets entangled with a dangerous local gang.

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Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Sara Driver directs this documentary about the artist.

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Freak Show

Trudie Styler directs this dramedy about a (male) gender-fluid teen who runs for prom queen in an ultraconservative American town. Cowritten by Beth Rigazio.

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Overboard

Leslie Dixon cowrites this comedy about a woman (Anna Faris) who pulls a scam on a rich man with amnesia. (male director)

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In the Fade

Diane Kruger stars in this crime drama about a woman
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Video Leaks That Reveals Mark Strong May Be in James Bond 25

Video Leaks That Reveals Mark Strong May Be in James Bond 25
With Daniel Craig finally confirmed to return as 007 in James Bond 25, there have been casting rumors swirling for other roles about to be cast, with the latest rumor claiming that Helena Bonham Carter is the studio's top choice to play the main villain in the highly-anticipated sequel. Today another rumor has surfaced, with a now-deleted Instagram video from a noted personal trainer that seems to indicate Mark Strong is currently in training for a role in James Bond 25. While the video has since been deleted, it featured a number of hashtags including #JamesBond, #Bond25 and #007, which hinted that Strong was training for an unspecified role in James Bond 25.

The video was posted on the Instagram account of Giocamo Farci, a personal trainer to the stars, which just showed parts of Mark Strong's latest workout session. The video was deleted shortly after it was posted, and while there is no indication
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Kingsman Star Mark Strong Might Have A Role In Bond 25

Beyond the fact that Daniel Craig’s returning once again as 007, no official casting announcements have been made about the upcoming Bond 25, as directed by Danny Boyle. Helena Bonham Carter was rumored to be playing the villain of the piece, but that’s about all we know. That being said, a now deleted video on Instagram has unveiled another British star who looks to be joining the film.

Personal trainer Giacomo Farci shared a clip of Mark Strong, next seen in DC’s upcoming Shazam!, getting into shape on his Instagram account. While that didn’t tell us anything, his tags for the video revealed all, as he captioned the post with “#jamesbond,” “#bond25,” and “#007.” Adding credence to the theory that Farci told us something he shouldn’t, the video has since been taken down.

Though we’re not meant to know this yet, the fact that Strong’s
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The Crown Recruits A House Of Cards Star To Play The New Lord Snowden

Netflix’s The Crown continues to find replacements for its original cast. From season 3 onward, the royal drama will move forward in the lives of Queen Elizabeth and her family and as such, older actors are required to bring the characters to life in their middle years. Previously, Olivia Colman had been brought in as the successor of Claire Foy, with Tobias Menzies stepping into Matt Smith’s shoes as Prince Phillip. Princess Margaret, meanwhile, previously played by Vanessa Kirby, will now be portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter.

It doesn’t end there, though, as Deadline has revealed the latest new addition to the cast, and it comes in the form of Ben Daniels. Most recently seen on Fox’s The Exorcist, he’ll take on the part of Lord Snowden Aka Anthony Armstrong-Jones, Margaret’s husband who was played in season 2 by Matthew Goode.

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The Crown: Ben Daniels to Play Lord Snowdon in Time-Jumped Season 3

When Netflix’s The Crown returns, it will do so with a fresh Lord Snowdon: Ben Daniels has been cast as Antony Armstrong-Jones in Season 3, TVLine has learned.

As previously reported, the period drama will make a large time jump between Seasons 2 and 3, causing the production to re-cast the principal roles with older actors. Daniels (The Exorcist) will portray photographer-turned-royal-husband Snowdon, a role previously held by Matthew Goode, opposite Helena Bonham Carter’s Princess Margaret, the part previously played by Vanessa Kirby.

Along those lines, Claire Foy and Matt Smith’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip now will be
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‘The Crown’: ‘The Exorcist’ Star Ben Daniels To Play Antony Armstrong-Jones In Season 3 Of Netflix’s Royal Drama

The Crown has found its next Antony Armstrong-Jones to star alongside Helena Bonham Carter's Princess Margaret. The Exorcist star Ben Daniels is joining Netflix's royal drama for the third season. British actor Daniels replaces Matthew Goode as Armstrong-Jones, the photographer and royal husband, for the next season of the Left Bank Pictures-produced series. Daniels, who is repped by Gersh and Hamilton Hodell, has previously recurred on Netflix's House of Cards and has…
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Ben Daniels Joins Cast of ‘The Crown’ for Season Three

Ben Daniels Joins Cast of ‘The Crown’ for Season Three
Ben Daniels has joined the cast of Netflix’s “The Crown” for its third season, playing the husband of Princess Margaret, Antony Armstrong-Jones.

The British actor will take over the role limned by Matthew Goode in the second season of the drama series that chronicles the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Margaret and Armstrong-Jones, also known as Lord Snowdon, were married in 1960 and divorced in 1978. He died in January 2017 at the age of 86.

“After being glued to the first two seasons of ‘The Crown’ I am beyond thrilled to be joining the cast of this incredible piece of television.
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James Ivory Wants to Bring Daniel Day-Lewis Out of Retirement

No, Daniel Day-Lewis is not backing out of his retirement from acting, but if it was up to James Ivory, he would be. In a recent conversation with Film Comment, the 90-year-old director and Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name scripter explained that he’s “been thinking about doing an adaptation of the novel Coral Glynn by Peter Cameron, which I’d like to direct, set in England in the 1950s.” He continued, “There is a sharp detective in the story which would suit Daniel Day-Lewis, just as there are very good parts for Helena Bonham Carter, Julian Sands, and Rupert Graves, now all in their fifties.” While Carter, Sands, and Graves are all still working, it seems ambitious to recruit Daniel Day-Lewis, who announced last year that his role as Reynolds Woodcock in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread would be his last. When asked the inevitable question about this matter,
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The Ocean's 8 Cast Cannot Stop Fangirling Over Rihanna, and Honestly, Can You Blame Them?

The Ocean's 8 Cast Cannot Stop Fangirling Over Rihanna, and Honestly, Can You Blame Them?
Can we all just take a moment to imagine what it would be like to work alongside Rihanna? Exciting, nerve-racking, and fun are all adjectives that immediately come to mind; however, only a select few actually know what it's like. Spoiler alert: it's as amazing as it sounds! Rihanna stars as Nine Ball in the new Ocean's 8 reboot, and her costars cannot stop raving about her. Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, and Helena Bonham Carter have had nothing but nice things to say about Rihanna, and to be honest, we're kind of jealous. Ahead, take a look at some of the sweetest things the cast has said about RiRi.

Related: 6 Stars Who Are Fortunate to Be Friends With Rihanna - Don't Worry, We're Jealous Too
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‘Call Me by Your Name’ Screenwriter James Ivory Wants Daniel Day-Lewis to Come Out of Retirement for His Next Film

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Screenwriter James Ivory Wants Daniel Day-Lewis to Come Out of Retirement for His Next Film
James Ivory became one of the most acclaimed writer/directors of his generation after making such films as “A Room with a View” and “The Remains of the Day,” but it wasn’t a Merchant Ivory film that won him an Oscar. That would be “Call Me by Your Name,” the screenplay for which Ivory adapted from André Aciman’s novel of the same name. Now 90, he has his sights set on at least two new projects — and wants Daniel Day-Lewis to come out of self-imposed retirement for one of them.

Ivory is currently writing “The Judge’s Will,” based on longtime collaborator Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s short story of the same name, for director Alexander Payne; he isn’t content to simply write, however: “I’d also been thinking about doing an adaptation of the novel ‘Coral Glynn’ by Peter Cameron, which I’d like to direct, set in England in the 1950s,
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Rihanna Finally Addresses Her Wine Glass Stealing Habit and We Can't Stop LOLing

As one of the eight leading ladies of Ocean's 8, Rihanna helps to pull off an audacious jewel heist at the most fashionable event of the year, the Met Gala. But us devoted followers of Ri-Ri already know that off-screen, too, our girl isn't averse to pulling off some (albeit lower key) little heists of her own — we're talking, of course, about the singer and part time actress meme-friendly penchant for walking out of a club, restaurant, or even a fashion show with a wine glass in hand. What happens to these wine glasses? Are the club owners a little perturbed that Rihanna has walked off with their crystal wear, or do they instead embrace it as a brilliant photo opportunity? And does Ri-Ri have a shelf devoted to these ill-gotten glass trophies, much like a kleptomaniac university undergraduate would have? (Photo Credit: Getty Images) When Rihanna appeared on the
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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Steamrolls International Box Office as ‘Incredibles 2’ Begins Rollout

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Steamrolls International Box Office as ‘Incredibles 2’ Begins Rollout
Dinosaurs continue to rule overseas.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” earned an additional $173.6 million in 51 international territories this weekend, including $111.8 from its launch in China. The dinosaur tentpole began its overseas rollout last weekend, bringing in $151.1 million in 48 markets. In total, “Fallen Kingdom” has made $370 million abroad.

The Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment sequel saw strong holds in the United Kingdom and Ireland ($9.3 million), Korea ($6.4 million), Germany ($4.8 million), and France ($4.3 million). It releases in Australia and Brazil on June 21, Mexico on June 22, and Japan on July 13.

“Fallen Kingdom” is currently tracking a domestic debut of around $140 million to $150 million when it opens on June 22. Its predecessor, 2015’s “Jurassic World,” bowed with a record setting $208.8 million in North America, along with an additional $99 million in China.

Set four years after the events of “Jurassic World,” “Fallen Kingdom” sees Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard’s characters attempting to salvage the remaining dinosaurs
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Helena Bonham Carter Says She’s Not Ready For The Crown Season 3 Yet

Helena Bonham Carter’s set to step into the shoes of Vanessa Kirby as Queen Elizabeth’s sister Princess Margaret in the upcoming third season of Netflix’s acclaimed royal drama The Crown. Seeing as Kirby recently won a BAFTA for her performance, Carter has her work cut out for her in making her own mark on the character, but it turns out she’s leaving it to the last minute to prepare for the role.

Speaking on The Graham Norton Show to promote her latest movie, Ocean’s 8, Carter revealed that she’s not prepped for playing Margaret yet – even though she starts filming The Crown in just a couple of weeks. She also joked that the toughest part about nailing the role is that she’ll have to make sure she sounds posh enough, with the actress saying:

“I’ve got two weeks to prepare so I’ve
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Awkwafina: ‘I was always the crazy one, the funny one. I’d do anything for a laugh’

When she’s starring alongside Sandra Bullock in Ocean’s 8 or rapping about her vagina on YouTube, she’s Awkwafina. But at home she’ll always be Nora Lum from Queens

The front desk clerk at the Beverly Hills Hotel is polite but puzzled. “Nora Lum? No, we have no one staying here of that name.” How about Awkwafina, I ask, spelling it out for him. He looks at me as though he thinks I might be messing with him. “Sorry, madam,” – is that a note of relief in his voice? – “no one of that name either.” I reach for my phone, but then I have an idea. Sandra Bullock? Suddenly I have the attention of all three front desk clerks. “This way, madam.”

“Who the fuck is Awkwafina? That’s everyone’s reaction,” laughs Nora Lum/Awkwafina (pronounced Aquafina) when I eventually find her. She and Bullock – or “Sandy
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Ocean’s 8 review – all-girl gang doesn’t quite deliver the goods

Serious star power and slick direction can’t make up for an ensemble cast’s failure to gel

This all-girl riff on Steven Soderbergh’s deliciously slick Oceans trilogy is a fun-enough spin-off that centres around a revenge heist orchestrated by Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), sister of George Clooney’s Danny. Her team comprises Ocean’s partner, a has-been, tax-evading fashion designer, a diamond expert (Mindy Kaling), stoner-hacker “Nine Ball” (a drily hilarious Rihanna), a pickpocketing, motormouthed teenager (comedian Awkwafina) and Sarah Paulson’s bored stay-at-home mum as the “fence” or go-between. Their plan is to steal a Cartier necklace from the unsuspecting neck of Bambi-eyed actress Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway) at the Met Gala and pin the blame on Debbie’s art dealer ex-boyfriend.

Some things work well, such as Hathaway, whose finely tuned facial expressions are the best thing about the film by a country mile; elastic smile and saucer eyes one minute,
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Rihanna Teases ‘Ocean’s 8’ Co-Star Helena Bonham Carter’s Fashion Sense

Ruthless Rihanna they call her. The “Rude Boy” songstress sat alongside her “Ocean’s 8” co-stars on Friday’s episode of “The Graham Norton Show”. Related: Sandra Bullock Shuts Down ‘Ocean’s 8’ Feud Rumours Who woulda though I would live to see Rihanna playfully shade Helena Bonham Carter’s fashion choice. pic.twitter.com/N9npE3JE8I — Svpermodel (@svpermodel) June 16, 2018 When
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Rihanna Playfully Shades Helena Bonham Carter's Fashion to Her Face

Rihanna Playfully Shades Helena Bonham Carter's Fashion to Her Face
While Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter's fashion choices could not be more different, they both regularly turn heads on the red carpet with their eclectic styles.  That said, RiRi couldn't help but playfully throw some shade at her Ocean's 8 co-star on The Graham Norton Show on Friday after they and fellow cast members Sandra BullockCate Blanchett and Sarah Paulson were asked if they had been to the annual Met Gala, one of the biggest celebrity fashion events. "I have not," Carter said. "That's 'cause you wear dresses like that," Rihanna said, pointing at her outfit. Carter, who wore a wild patterned silk dress,...
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This Is Exactly How Much You'll See of George Clooney's Danny Ocean in Ocean's 8

This Is Exactly How Much You'll See of George Clooney's Danny Ocean in Ocean's 8
Warning: Extremely mild spoilers for Ocean's 8 below!

The cast for Ocean's 8 is chock-full of A-listers - Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and more - but there's one actor who is noticeably absent from the all-star lineup: George Clooney. Although the Suburbicon director originated the role of heist mastermind Danny Ocean in the initial trilogy - Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, and Ocean's Thirteen - the character has been killed off in the new spinoff, which it hinted at in the movie's thrilling trailer.

The slick caper follows Danny's sister, Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), as she devises a plan to pull off a jewelry heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala after being released from prison. With the help of her eclectic all-female crew, Debbie schemes to rob one celebrity (Hathaway) of her jaw-dropping $100-million necklace at some point throughout the event.
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Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Headed for $180 Million-Plus Debut

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Headed for $180 Million-Plus Debut
Disney-Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” is flying to an estimated $182 million from 4,410 North American locations in its debut weekend.

Disney’s most recent estimate is more conservative, predicting an opening between $150 million and $165 million. Either way, “Incredibles 2” will become the animated film with the highest ever opening weekend, beating out 2016’s “Finding Dory,” which brought in $135 million.

Incredibles 2” earned a record-breaking $18.5 million in Thursday previews alone, causing its debut box office predictions to skyrocket from an an earlier range of $125 million to $140 million. It grossed an estimated $71.5 million on Friday, and became the 47th film to earn an A+ CinemaScore.
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