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Black Panther stars: We were ‘Tolkien white boys’

Black Panther stars: We were ‘Tolkien white boys’

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Black Panther is the first film in the Marvel franchise to feature a mostly black cast - but two of its British stars joke that they were the "Tolkien white boys".Andy Serkis and Martin Freeman, who worked together on the Hobbit trilogy, reprise their roles from previous Marvel outings.Serkis plays villain Ulysses Klaue and Freeman is CIA agent Everett Ross - a giant leap from Serkis's Gollum and Freeman's Bilbo Baggins.Speaking to Sky News, Serkis said their history did not go unmentioned while they were shooting Black Panther."We're proud to be part of a great film predominantly - it just happens to have a black cast, apart from the 'Tolkien white boys' as we've been called," the actor joked.He added: "It's great to be part of a great film, and work with great actors, and a brilliant dir...
England stars once formed a guard of honour for Paul Scholes after a training ground masterclass

England stars once formed a guard of honour for Paul Scholes after a training ground masterclass

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018If you somehow weren’t aware of how good a footballer Paul Scholes was in his pomp, then listen to Kieron Dyer.Dyer, writing in his new autobiography which is being serialised in the Daily Mail, says he rated Scholes as the best English midfielder of his generation – ahead of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard – and recounted a brilliant story which perfectly encapsulated his genius.Scholes, who won every major honour in the game with Manchster United, won 66 caps for England but was often played out of position and quit international football at the age of just 29.“Paul Scholes was the best player I played with and people like Xavi and Zinedine Zidane counted him as their favourite player,” wrote Dyer.“Other nations would have used him as their fulcrum but Sven Gor
Horror crash: American Idol and NBA stars dead as Range Rover flips

Horror crash: American Idol and NBA stars dead as Range Rover flips

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Leah Labelle, 31, and her husband Rasual Butler, 38, died near Studio City, Los Angeles, yesterday — January 31 — at around 2am local time.Their Range Rover is believed to have hit a parking meter before slamming into a wall and flipping over.Police have said Butler — the driver of the car — was going at least twice the speed limit.Both Leah and Rasual were pronounced dead at the scene.GettyLEAH LABELLE AND RASUAL BUTLER DEAD: The married couple died in a tragic car crashStars we've lost in 2018 Take a look through the gallery of stars we have sadly lost in 2018.Getty Images Glee actor Mark Salling (on the right), 35, passed away of suspected suicide in January 2018 GettyFATAL CRASH: Labelle and Butler were pronounced dead at the sceneLabelle is best known f
Arsenal 2-2 Chelsea: Blues stars rated and slated

Arsenal 2-2 Chelsea: Blues stars rated and slated

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The Belgian produced some outstanding saves on the night but could do nothing to stop either of Arsenal's goalsWednesday, January 3, 2018A late Hector Bellerin strike denied Chelsea a win over London rivals Arsenal as Antonio Conte's side drew 2-2 at the Emirates Stadium. Davide Zappacosta could have won the game for Antonio Conte’s men, only to see his effort clatter off the bar.Jack Wilshere’s superb drive opened the scoring for Arsenal before a controversial Chelsea penalty was converted by the impressive Eden Hazard.Marcos Alonso thought he won the game for Chelsea when he poked home Zappacosta’s inviting cross, only for Bellerin to snatch a late equaliser.But how did the Blues perform against Arsene Wenger’s men at The Emirates?Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s&nbs
Time's Up: Stars launch anti-harassment group

Time's Up: Stars launch anti-harassment group

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Emma Stone and Natalie Portman are among hundreds of leading Hollywood women backing a new campaign to tackle sexual harassment.Time's Up aims to address "the systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential"."From movie sets to farm fields to boardrooms alike, we envision nationwide leadership that reflects the world in which we live," says its website."Time's Up is a unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere."It follows the #MeToo movement - which encouraged victims to speak out in the wake of the Weinstein scandal.Three-hundred prominent women in the entertainment industry have backed Time's Up, including Kerry Washington, Meryl Streep and Shonda Rhimes, the executive producer behi...