Andy Serkis on why there was room for 2 Jungle Books

Picture copyright Netflix Andy Serkis hopes his retelling of The Jungle Ebook will nonetheless discover an viewers – regardless of Disney’s 2016 adaptation successfully driving it on to the small display screen. It might have been a really totally different rumble within the jungle. Till just a few months in the past, each of the brand new variations of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Ebook had been resulting from be launched

I am A Celeb: What alternatives await Harry Redknapp?

Picture copyright ITV/REX/Shutterstock Picture caption Harry Redknapp is the oldest ever I am A Celeb winner Harry Redknapp has stored I am A Celeb viewers hooked over the past three weeks, due to his love of jam roly poly, his spouse Sandra and a footballer story or two. Nearly 11 million people tuned in to look at the 71-year-old win the present, that means he now has a legion of

Roma: Netflix movie showered with critics’ awards as Oscars race heats up

Picture copyright Carlos Somonte/Netflix Picture caption Roma will likely be out there to stream on Netflix from Friday Roma, a Spanish-language black-and-white Netflix movie, has been named one of the best movie of the yr in a string of US critics’ awards, confirming its place as one of many main Oscar contenders. The household drama, set in Mexico within the 1970s, was written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who additionally

Misplaced family members star in Professor Inexperienced Pictures video

Picture caption Professor Inexperienced was raised by his grandmother and didn’t see his father for years at a time Followers who’ve misplaced family members have shared their private pictures for a brand new video by Professor Inexperienced. The tune, known as Pictures, was impressed by the rapper’s late father and displays his ache at not having extra footage to recollect him by. He mentioned the observe was “about wishing for

YouTuber Dodie: Typically it seems like I am not actual

Picture copyright Kyle Jones To her 1.7 million subscribers, Dodie is understood by the deal with doddleoddle. To date, the singer’s profession has principally been contained on YouTube – however she’s now making ready to, as she calls it, “department out into the true world”. It is one thing the 23-year-old is aware of may have an effect on her mentally, as she suffers from depersonalisation disorder (DPD). “Typically it

Ant McPartlin set to return to TV internet hosting in January for BGT

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Ant McPartlin (left) and Declan Donnelly haven’t offered collectively since March Ant McPartlin is predicted to return to his TV work subsequent month after taking time without work to enter rehab. The host is getting ready to movie Britain’s Bought Expertise auditions in January – 10 months after he crashed a automobile whereas greater than twice the drink drive restrict. He has not labored

YouTube Rewind 2018 turns into website’s second-most disliked video

Picture copyright YouTube Picture caption The Rewind 2018 thumbnail picture options numerous YouTubers together with standard Fortnite streamer Ninja The annual recap touting “the movies, music and tendencies that outlined YouTube in 2018” has change into the second-most disliked video within the web site’s historical past. YouTube Rewind 2018 has amassed over 6.8M dislikes on the time of writing, second solely to Justin Bieber’s 2010 single Child which was disliked

Watership Down: Critics welcome ‘toned-down’ model of Richard Adams novel

Picture copyright BBC/Netflix Picture caption The brand new model makes use of laptop animation to render Adams’s rabbit characters Critics have welcomed a “toned-down” new model of Watership Down, although are much less impressed by its animation. The BBC’s new adaptation of Richard Adams’s novel, to be aired in two elements this Christmas, follows the famously traumatising movie model from 1978. James McAvoy and John Boyega are among the many

Ship artist James Brereton bounces again after stroke

Picture copyright Hansons Picture caption James Brereton mentioned his work had been “garbage” as he recovered from sickness An artist famend for his work of ships and seascapes is to carry his first exhibition following a stroke and double knee operation. Artwork by James Brereton, 64, from Derby, sells for 1000’s, however he needed to cease portray because of in poor health well being in 2015. Mr Brereton mentioned he

BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?

Flamenco singer Rosalía, R&B star Ella Mai and pop artist King Princess are among the many rising stars who’ve made it onto the BBC’s Sound of 2019 longlist. Now in its 17th yr, the listing showcases 2019’s hottest new artists. Previous winners contains Adele, Sam Smith, Years & Years and Sigrid. This yr’s choice focuses on solo acts, with just one band within the high 10. It was voted for