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‘It: Chapter Two’ stars recapture other kids’ youth

‘It: Chapter Two’ stars recapture other kids’ youth

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- It: Chapter One introduced horror fans to the Losers Club of Derry, Maine. Bill (Jaeden Martell), Stanley (Wyatt Oleff), Eddie (Jack Dylan Grazer), Richie (Finn Wolfhard), Beverly (Sophia Lillis), Mike (Chosen Jacobs) and Ben (Jeremy Ray Taylor) faced the evil force they called "It," manifested as the evil clown Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard). It: Chapter Two, in theaters Friday, picks up 26 years later with The Losers Club as adults. The grown-up cast had to capture the chemistry that made viewers fall in love with those seven kids. It director Andy Muschietti worked with Jessica Chastain on his first film, Mama, so he felt there was no one better to play Beverly as an adult. Chastain herself drew on Lillis's performance. "I took everything that she did from t...
From Rylan to Alison Hammond: The reality stars who became TV presenters

From Rylan to Alison Hammond: The reality stars who became TV presenters

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Several Love Island contestants have now secured TV presenting gigs since leaving the villa. But why do some reality and talent show contestants succeed as presenters when so many others fail? Nobody who watched Love Island this year is going to forget Maura Higgins in a hurry.Whether it's for her sense of humour, her accent, her "flutters" or her larger-than-life personality - she was undeniable dynamite on screen.Which is perhaps why she's been signed up for a role on This Morning, presenting a segment called "Maura Than Meets The Eye" (brilliant) which will see her taking on a series of challenges around the country as well as fronting her own phone-in.Her fellow Islander Ovie Soko hosted a cooking segment with Ruth Langsford on This Morning last week,...
Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

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Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie, who was nominated for an Emmy on Tuesday, put herself forward for the award after network HBO did not.Christie, who played Ser Brienne of Tarth in the fantasy TV drama, successfully submitted herself for best supporting actress in a drama series.HBO confirmed to CBS News they put Lena Headey, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner up for the gong instead.The show's Alfie Allen and Carice van Houten also nominated themselves.Both went on to receive nominations as well. Emmys: Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh go head-to-headChristie, posted official proof of her nomination from the Emmys online, writing: "THANK YOU UNIVERSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!." She'll...

Emmys: Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh go head-to-head

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Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh will battle it out off-screen for the best actress award at this year's Emmys.The comedy thriller series has nine nominations in total at the ceremony.The show's original writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also up for lead actress in a comedy series for Fleabag. Her show has 11 nominations in total, while Game of Thrones has 32, including acting nods for Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke.That's the highest total for any programme in a single year, beating NYPD Blues which received 26 in 1994. However, mixed reviews for the final series of epic fantasy show could damage its chances outside the technical categories.Game of Thrones goes up against British series Bodyguard and Killing Eve for outstanding drama series, alo...
England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup final, Lord'sNew Zealand 241-8 (50 overs): Nicholls 55, Woakes 3-37, Plunkett 3-42England 241 all out (50 overs): Stokes 84, Buttler 59, Neesham 3-43, Ferguson 3-50England win after super overScorecardEngland beat New Zealand to win the men's World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice.In an emotional and electric atmosphere at Lord's, both sides scored 241 in their 50 overs and were level on 15 when they batted for an extra over apiece.It meant England we...