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Natasha Lyonne to star in Rian Johnson’s new Peacock mystery series

Natasha Lyonne to star in Rian Johnson’s new Peacock mystery series

Entertainment
March 16 (UPI) -- Russian Doll actress and "Orange is the New Black" alum Natasha Lyonne has signed on to star in the 10-episode mystery drama, Poker Face. Rian Johnson created the T-Street and MRC Television series. Advertisement "My elaborate ruse to hang out more with @nlyonne. And it WORKED!" Johnson tweeted Tuesday, along with the link to a media report about the project. Johnson is a writer, director and producer known for the films Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Knives Out. "Rian Johnson's distinct sensibility and talent for telling edge-of-your-seat mysteries is a massive gift for Peacock, and we can't wait for audiences to delve into each case," Lisa Katz, president of scripted content for NBCUniversal television and streaming, said in a statement. "Paired with the a...
Cartoon SuperTed set for new animation series

Cartoon SuperTed set for new animation series

Entertainment
He was the teddy bear with magic powers who was a cartoon favourite among royal princes and a generation of children - and now SuperTed is being brought back to life once again.More than 35 years since his last show, his creators are set to sprinkle magic dust over SuperTed again and recreate him for a new audience.Work on new episodes is expected to start later this year.It is hoped SuperTed will be back on TV screens by 2023.His return will be the latest cartoon comeback.Fireman Sam, Thomas The Tank Engine, the Care Bears, My Little Pony, Scooby Doo, Postman Pat and the Clangers have all been reinvented for 21st Century children.SuperTed - whose most famous fans were the dukes of Cambridge and Sussex - was created by a stepfather trying to help a four-year-old sleep, who was inadvertentl...
Jenson Button test driving electric SUV for new rally series highlighting climate change

Jenson Button test driving electric SUV for new rally series highlighting climate change

Technology
Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has spent two days in the Welsh Valleys test driving a 100% electric SUV, ahead of a new rally series aimed at highlighting climate change.The racing driver - originally from Somerset but now living in California - spoke to Sky News on a forest test track in South Wales. He will drive the 550 horse-power electric SUV in the Extreme-E race event starting in April and said he is looking forward to learning about environmental challenges in some of the world's most remote areas. Image: Button has spent two days test driving a 100% electric SUV The 41-year-old will lead one of 10 teams set to race in Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Greenland, Brazil and Senegal this year."We're racing in five different loca...
Australia v India: Rishabh Pant & Shubman Gill lead tourists to stunning series win

Australia v India: Rishabh Pant & Shubman Gill lead tourists to stunning series win

Sports
Australia v India, the Gabba, Brisbane (day five)Australia 369 (Labuschagne 108, Paine 50) & 294 (Smith 55, Siraj 5-73)India 336 (Thakur 67, Sundar 62; Hazlewood 5-57) & 329-7 (Gill 91, Pant 89*)India won by three wicketsScorecardIndia pulled off an astonishing run-chase to inflict Australia's first defeat at the Gabba since 1988, win the fourth Test by three wickets and take one of the all-time great series.Needing 328, a Brisbane record run-chase, the injury-hit tourists got home with three overs to spare.Shubman Gill made 91 and Rishabh Pant was unbeaten on 89.They win the series 2-1, keeping the Border-Gavaskar they won in Australia two years ago.It is perhaps one of the finest Test series wins by any away side, especially given the list of players unavailable to India by the t...
Australia v India: Tourists win second Test by eight wickets to level series

Australia v India: Tourists win second Test by eight wickets to level series

Sports
Second Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground (day four)Australia 195 (Labuschagne 48, Bumrah 4-56) & 200 (Green 45, Siraj 3-37)India 326 (Rahane 112, Jadeja 57) & 70-2India won by eight wicketsScorecardIndia beat Australia by eight wickets with a day to spare in the second Test in Melbourne to level the series.The hosts were bowled out for 200 early on the fourth day, leaving India needing only 70 to win at the MCG.Debutant Mohammed Siraj took 3-37, including Cameron Green, who offered some resistance in making 45 for Australia.India slipped to 19-2 before Shubman Gill, another debutant, and stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane saw them home.Gill, who made 45 in the first innings, finished unbeaten on 35 and man of the match Rahane followed up his first-innings century with 27 not out.It was a...