14 January 2015
What drew the veteran film-maker to tell the story of one of the most prolific marksmen in US military history?
David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview. Newsbeat
Bridesmaids co-stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy are to reunite in the all-female Ghostbusters sequel, its director Paul Feig confirms.
The world's largest museum and research institution could be heading for London as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment.
The Stone Roses singer Ian Brown tells a court his former teacher Fred Talbot showed pupils what he later realised was "probably a gay porn film".
Placido Domingo will take on his 146th role when he sings the title character of Puccini's Gianni Schicchi in a production by Woody Allen on 12 September for the Los Angeles Opera.
Allen will return to direct his staging, which premiered in 2008, the company announced Tuesday.
Lady Gaga is going Cheek To Cheek with Tony Bennett at next month's Grammy awards.
The 28-year-old tweeted: "I'm humbled to be nominated & performing @TheGRAMMYs w/ an incredible man. Honouring a legend, I stand proudly behind him."
David Oyelowo has defended fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during a US TV interview.
"I think it's ridiculous. When you look at what he was actually saying it's clear that he's a huge supporter of black performers," the actor said.
So, we've been waiting a while - but now we can finally take a look at the all-female cast who will be starring in the reboot of the 80's classic Ghostbusters.
(top left clockwise) Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.
Director Paul Feig tweeted this picture - saying it will hit our screens 22 July 2016.
...in the words of Avicii.
Can you believe it's Wednesday already? Only three more days left of January.
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