Black Panther star Letitia Wright has reportedly been signed up to star in The Silent Twins, a thriller based on the true story of June and Jennifer Gibbons. The movie, which will be helmed by Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska will follow the real life story of a pair of identical twins, originally from Barbados but who grew up in Wales. They became known as The Silent Twins as they refused to communicate with anyone but each other, and ended up in Broadmoor Hospital after they turned to crime. Jennifer and June spent 11 years in Broadmoor where they were studied by doctors and psychologists, but the pair would still only communicate with each other and became catatonic when separated. They had a long-standing agreement that if one of them died, the other should begin to speak and to live a normal life – but the circumstances surrounding Jennifer’s death were equally as mysterious. When they were transferred from Broadmoor to another clinic in 1993, they made the … [Read more...] about Black Panther’s Letitia Wright to star in thriller about real-life Silent Twins June and Jennifer Gibbons
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INSTAGRAM influencers are cloning their dogs to keep popular pet profiles relevant even after the animal passes away. The world of 'petfluencers' is thriving on social media apps like Instagram as online content of cute animals generally garners a huge following. However, in a seemingly fantastical turn of events, influencers who run popular pet accounts are now creating genetic duplicates of their animals. And for some, the driving factor for this pet-cloning is even more bizarre: To allow influencers to keep churning out content on their pets' Instagram accounts after they die. While this concept of pet cloning might sound like something out of a 1980s sci-fi film (i.e. Pet Semetary), the reality is that, well, it's reality. And thanks to companies like Texas-based ViaGen, the process is accessible to anyone who has tens of thousands of dollars to spare. ViaGen utilizes IVF-like technology that uses the original pet’s cells to make an embryo, which is then … [Read more...] about Instagram stars are CLONING their dogs so even death doesn’t end pet profile fame
Musicians and comedians from across the globe with join for one night only in London to pay tribute to former Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins in a concert at the city’s Wembley Stadium. The musician died in March at the age of 50 in his hotel room while touring with the band In Bogota, Colombia. Hawkins had been part of Foo Fighters, fronted by former Nirvana drummer-turned-lead singer Dave Grohl , for more than two decades. He had also worked with the likes of Sass Jordan, Alanis Morissette , and supergroup NHC with Jane’s Addiction members Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney. Looking forward to the concert? Here’s all the details you need to know: When is the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert? The concert in memory of Taylor will take place at London ’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday, September 3. Door and set times for the event have not yet been announced by the venue. The show will be followed by another tribute concert on September 27 at the … [Read more...] about Taylor Hawkins tribute concert: Dates, line-up, and how to watch Foo Fighters
NCIS teases collaboration with NCIS Hawaii in two hour episode SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info NCIS fans were forced to say goodbye to Agent Leroy Gibbs (played by Mark Harmon) in season 19 after almost two decades in the drama. While the CBS police procedural lives on, many are still curious to know more about Gibbs and his life before joining NCIS. Express.co.uk has everything there is to know about the inspiration behind Gibbs' name. Related articles Sam Heughan in sweet tribute to Outlander co-stars ‘Whole gang' SEAL Team’s Justin Melnick confirms season 6 location change WARNING: This article contains spoilers from NCIS. Who was NCIS' Agent Leroy Gibbs named after? Agent Gibbs' … [Read more...] about Who was NCIS’ Agent Leroy Gibbs named after?
Harry and William's rift not mending 'anytime soon' says Takyi SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Tensions between the once-close brothers, Prince William and Prince Harry , have been ongoing for some time. According to Tom Bower's latest book, Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors , Meghan Markle allegedly made William's wife Kate Middleton cry during a disagreement over bridesmaids outfits, prior to the 2018 wedding of Harry and Meghan. Speaking in a recent video on his YouTube channel, royal expert Neil Sean claimed that Prince William is "yet to receive a formal apology", "on behalf" of Kate. Related articles Meghan 'taken aback' by Harry revelations as 'raw feelings' emerge … [Read more...] about ‘A very difficult position’ Prince William ‘yet to receive apology’ from Harry – claim
Peaky Blinders: Steven Knight teases final season SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Peaky Blinders fans were devastated when Helen McCrory died of cancer last April at the age of 52. The actress was too ill to take part in production when filming of season six resumed in January 2021 after it was shut down because of the Covid pandemic. However, creator and writer Steven Knight has teased the Shelby matriarch will be present in some way in the final season. Related articles Call the Midwife pay tribute to beloved colleague Kev Corbishley Vera's Brenda Blethyn pays tribute to Aiden Healy star 'A delight' Polly Gray (played by Helen) is the glue that held the Shelby family together in the BBC … [Read more...] about Peaky Blinders: Steven Knight teases Helen McCory’s role in final season ‘Powerful force’
Robert Downey Jr reveals what it would take for Iron Man return SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Robert Downey Jr bowed out magnificently as Tony Stark when his Iron Man died sacrificially in Avengers Endgame. Yet as the MCU embraces time travel and the multiverse there are ample ways the star could reprise the role without undermining his character’s death. Related articles Avengers 5 The Kang Dynasty, Avengers 6 Secret Wars titles explained Avengers Endgame directors were 'begged' to save Iron Man After all, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki died in Avengers Infinity War, but he continues playing a variant of the character from 2012 in his Disney+ show. With Avengers 5 and 6 announced as Avengers: The … [Read more...] about Avengers Secret Wars: Robert Downey Jr ‘replaced as Iron Man’ and it’s not Tom Cruise
With the release date for House of the Dragon in the UK and around the world just around the corner, excitement is ramping up for the new Game of Thrones prequel series. As revealed in the trailer, the show – which stars Matt Smith , Emma D’Arcy , Olivia Cooke , Rhys Ifans and Paddy Considine among its stellar cast – will be full of everything fans loved about GOT, from action-packed fights to dragons galore as it follows House Targaryen’s rule over the Seven Kingdoms . It’s been three years since the divisive season 8 finale of the original show aired, so in our eyes, it’s about time we returned to Westeros to discover more about characters created by A Song of Ice and Fire author George RR Martin. So when is House of the Dragon set, in relation to Game of Thrones? Here’s what you need to know about the show, how it corresponds to the timeline and what other spin-offs fans can expect in future. When is House Of The Dragon set? House of the … [Read more...] about When does House Of The Dragon take place in Game Of Thrones timeline?
While Game of Thrones was notorious for its jaw-dropping gore and violence, prequel series House of the Dragon will include a scene with children ‘beating each other senseless’. Last night, stars including Matt Smith , Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke descended on London ’s Leicester Square for the show’s fiery premiere , ahead of the release date on HBO in the US and Sky in the UK. Excitement is rife for the drama set 200 years before the events of the original, which happens to be coming out days before the launch of rival series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power . While on the House of the Dragon red carpet, Metro.co.uk spoke to showrunner, executive producer and director Miguel Sapochnik, who previously directed the acclaimed Game of Thrones episodes Hardhome and Battle of the Bastards, among others. When asked about some of his most memorable moments during the production of the series, Miguel opened up about a scene that sounds like it’s … [Read more...] about If you thought Game of Thrones was violent… House of the Dragon has a horrifying scene where children ‘beat each other senseless’
August 18, 2022 - 15:18 BST Find out all of the details about the upcoming Netflix movie Wednesday is the latest adaptation from The Addams Family world, and it looks seriously good! Starring the likes of Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jenna Ortega and Luis Guzmán, the series is set to follow Wednesday Addams as she joins a very spooky school. Find out more here… What is Wednesday about? So how will the Addams Family universe be brought into the 21st century? By Morticia and Gomez’s daughter, Wednesday, of course. The official synopsis reads: "The series is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Loading the player... WATCH: Check out the Wednesday trailer "Wednesday’s attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorised the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 … [Read more...] about Netflix’s Wednesday: everything to know about Tim Burton’s Addams Family film