Page last updated at 07:46 GMT, Thursday, 12 December 2013
- One Direction paid a visit to Sesame Street to record a show where the boy band will be featured. During their time on set, the band got to have their photo taken with Big Bird.
- Idris Elba has been nominated for best actor for next month's Golden Globe Awards in LA, for his role as Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom. Gravity, Captain Phillips and 12 Years a Slave are up for best film. The winners will be announced during live coverage on 12 January 2014.
- Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, Christina Applegate and David Koechner (l-r) attend the UK premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues in London. The sequel to 2004's original will be released in cinemas on 18 December.
- The stars of Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, joined the cast of Saving Mr Banks at the film's premiere in California. The movie, in which Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney, is based on the true story of the making of Mary Poppins.
- Orlando Bloom, who reprises his role of elf Legolas in The Hobbit after starring in the original Lord of the Rings trilogy more than a decade ago, surprised fans at the premiere in Berlin with an unannounced appearance. Evangeline Lilly, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Aidan Turner also walked the red carpet.
- Actor James McAvoy receives the best actor award at the British Independent Film Awards in London. The 34-year-old Scotsman won the prize for his role as Bruce Robertson in the film adaptation of Filth, by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh. Julie Walters was also among the winners, taking home the the coveted Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film.
- The cast of American Hustle attended a screening of the film in New York. The movie, about 1970s con artists, stars Christian Bale, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams and Bradley Cooper.
- Jessica Biel says she'll be keeping her surname for her film career. The 31-year-old actress married Justin Timberlake last year and recently announced that she had legally changed her last name to his. She said at the premiere of The Truth About Emanuel in Los Angeles that she'd taken Timberlake for "personal stuff". Former Skins actress Kaya Scodelario was also on the red carpet.
- British actors Idris Elba and Naomie Harris arrive on the red carpet for the UK premiere of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom in London. Elba, who plays Mandela, and Harris, who plays his ex-wife Winnie Mandela, were joined by his daughter Zindzi Mandela. The news of Nelson Mandela's death was announced to the audience at the end of the screening of the film about his life. Idris was asked on the red carpet, before news broke, how he thought the former South African president would be remembered. "I think he means freedom and forgiveness. Mandela's legacy for me is forgiveness," he told Newsbeat.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also attended the royal performance of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom in London. Speaking after the premiere, Prince William said: "We were just reminded of what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was and my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family right now."
- Cheryl Cole (left) stands behind the bar on set of Coronation Street with Michelle Keegan. The Girls Aloud singer has filmed a TV sketch at the Rovers Return as part of a charity special. In the cameo, Cole heads to the Rovers looking for her childhood friend Tina McIntyre (played by Keegan). Kym Marsh, Simon Gregson and Andy Whyment will also feature in the sketch for 2013's Text Santa appeal, which airs on Friday 20 December at 8pm on ITV.