Adele has had an incredible career that has seen her top the charts around the world and win countless awards, and now there are talks to document her life in a new movie – with actress Rebel Wilson at the helm. However the Hello singer says she will need to be asked for permission first. … [Read more...] about Rebel Wilson rumoured to play Adele in new biopic – what does the singer think about it?
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Tony-winning and Oscar-nominated actress Diahann Carroll has died at the age of 84. Her daughter, Suzanne Kay, confirmed the news to Variety on Friday. The actress made her name as the first-ever African-American woman to star in her own television show, 1968’s Julia. The show helped pave the way for more African-American talent onscreen. In 1962, Carroll became the first black woman to win a Best Actress Tony Award for her performance in Richard Rodgers’s musical No Strings, written specifically for her. She earned her only Oscar nomination for the 1974 romance Claudine, opposite James Earl Jones. Carroll was the fourth black woman to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress. In the early ’80s, she defined diva as the dramatic and elegant Dominique Deveraux on Dynasty, “the first black bitch on television,” as Carroll once put it, paving the way for the Olivia Popes and Annalise Keatings of the world. “Yes, I’m ambitious,” Carroll … [Read more...] about Diahann Carroll, First African-American Woman to Star in Her Own TV Show, Is Dead at 84
In the latest episode of our new podcast on Amazon Music, Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums, Yusuf reflects on his masterpiece and discusses his decision to re-record it last year for the anniversary. His guitarist Alun Davies and longtime producer Paul Samwell-Smith also appear on the podcast. Later in the episode, Rolling Stone staff writer Angie Martoccio and deputy music editor Simon Vozick-Levinson join host Brittany Spanos to discuss the legacy of Tillerman, which ranked as the 205th best album ever made on our all-new version of the 500 Greatest Albums poll. … [Read more...] about 500 Greatest Albums Podcast: How Cat Stevens Defined the Singer-Songwriter Era With ‘Tea for the Tillerman’
Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has opened up about attending therapy throughout her 30s, and although she believed at the time she had plenty of self-love, she now understands her personal relationships were not ideal. 'I remember when I was going through therapy at the beginning, you know, kind of in my late 30s and there was a lot of talk about loving yourself and I was like, 'I love myself,' Lopez told purpose coach Jay Shetty for #CoachConversations. The 51-year-old pop star added: 'But obviously I was doing all these things in like my personal relationships that didn't seem like I was loving myself, but I didn't even understand the concept of it. It took time and it's a journey and it's still a journey for me.' Although Lopez did not share the relationship she was referring to, it is widely assumed she could have been referencing her marriage to singer Marc Anthony, with whom she has two children Emme and Max. She is now engaged to baseball star Alex Rodriguez. Lopez had … [Read more...] about At 51, Jennifer Lopez realises she didn’t love herself in her 30s
A live action remake of The Hunchback of Notre Dame was first announced around two years ago, with the project expected to be take inspiration from the animated adventure, while adhering closer to Hugo's novel. The movie has tapped Tony-winning playwright David Henry Hwang to write the remake, with the legendary Alan Menken on board to produce the music alongside Stephen Schwartz. No casting announcements have yet been made, but many suspect that Gad will be donned in prosthetics to play the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame. Gad will produce alongside David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. … [Read more...] about Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame Live-Action Remake Is Getting Closer Teases Josh Gad