The hills were alive with the sound of gurgling zombies as The Walking Dead returned for its first episode under new show-runner Angela Kang. Her big challenge will be to reverse the plummeting ratings that have seen the series go from Game of Thrones rival to thrill-deficient laughing stock. There is also the small matter of bidding adieu to star Andrew Lincoln, aka Sheriff Rick, who after eight years has had enough of slapping rotting corpses with sharp objects and is due to depart by the end of the season. But before all that Kang had to get the story back on the road as the action resumed 18 months from the downfall of Saviours kingpin Negan. It was a very bloody new beginning Negan had been overthrown – but that didn’t mean the killing had ended. When recurring slithery schemer Gregory (Xander Berkeley) tried to exploit the death of poor Ken (see below for full eulogy) with a whispering campaign against Maggie (Lauren Cohan), the … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead, season 9, episode 1, A New Beginning recap: a bloody, merciless return to form
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MOTORMOUTH Jeremy Clarkson takes the wheel of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? tomorrow night – and he is terrified. The Sun columnist is at the helm of the epic game show for its week-long revival to celebrate its 20th anniversary. It is a significant departure from his usual car-based antics with Richard Hammond and James May on Amazon’s The Grand Tour. Jeremy will be asking contestants multiple-choice questions as they bid to take home the £1million jackpot. Their prize money increases with every question and they can cash out at any stage. But while they have previously relied only on their own knowledge and three lifelines — Phone A Friend, 50/50 and Ask The Audience — to see them home, they can now Ask The Host, too. Unfortunately, the host is already feeling the pressure. Jeremy, 58, said: “I was doing a run-through with friends the other day, desperately trying to practice, and it got to Ask The Host. “I’m fairly sure I knew and I … [Read more...] about Who Wants To Be A Millionaire host Jeremy Clarkson on the pressure of taking over the hit show’s hot-seat
THE Walking Dead season eight ended earlier this week. By Jack Wetherill / Published 20th April 2018 The series has taken viewers on a rollercoaster ride during Rick's (Andrew Lincoln) war against Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).It included the highly unexpected death of Carl (Chandler Riggs), who was bitten by a walker during a rescue mission.*** THE WALKING DEAD SET LEAK TEASES MAJOR REDESIGN ***And it's this pivotal moment that British actor Andrew Lincoln says hints towards an end for Rick.Speaking to ComicBook.com, he said: "I think that when we got the news that Carl was dying on the show, it certainly for me, it felt like very much a bookend of a much bigger journey that began in the hospital."He went on: "Searching for his wife and his son were the two engines that kept this man alive at the beginning of the show eight years. AMC FLASHBACK: Rick thought of his past in the season 8 finale The saddest television deaths There are a lot of deaths on television, but we're … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead to lose central character as star teases end?
Rick Grimes finally got around to reading the letter left behind by his fallen son Carl in this week's episode of The Walking Dead. The letter, recited by a returning Chandler Riggs whose voiceover plays over the episode's opening, recounts memories of the Grimes clan pre-apocalypse as well as detailing Carl's hopes for a peaceful future. You can read the letter in full below. "I remember my eighth birthday at the KCC, with that giant cake and Aunt Evie showing up on leave, surprising all of us. I remember mum. I remember Codger. I remember school and going to the movies and Friday night pizza and cartoons and grandma and grandpa and church, the summer barbecues, and the kiddie pool you got me. I could've used that at the prison. You told me about the walks we would take when I was three. You holding my hand around the neighbourhood, all the way to Ross' farm. I didn't know that I remembered them, but I do because I see the sun and the corn and that cow that walked up to the … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead season 8 episode 15: Carl’s letters to Rick and Negan revealed
2017 was a tough year, as we said goodbye to some of our best known and well-loved figures - from Sir Bruce Forsyth and Keith Chegwin to John Hurt and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. And the losses continued into 2018 with famous names from Stephen Hawking to Ken Dodd, and Jim Bowen to Cyrille Regis sadly passing away. Fans shared their memories and fellow stars paid tribute as they remembered those we have lost. Here's a look at all of the celebrities we've lost in 2018 so far who have inspired generations. JUNE Anthony Bourdain Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain died on June 8, aged 61. CNN, who he worked for, confirmed the news in a statement and revealed the cause of death as suicide. Bourdain had been in France working on an episode of his award-winning series Parts Unknown. His close friend, French chef Eric Ripert is reported to have found Bourdain unresponsive in his Strasbourg hotel room. Bourdain first shot to fame with the release of his book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures In The … [Read more...] about Famous faces who have died in 2018