Diary of a TV series: ‘Guillaume Canet is our tortoise’

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will play Elizabeth Hurley in the eponymous period drama called Elizabeth Hurley World. In a British-German co-production, each episode will revolve around a different Elizabeth Hurley character, changing clothes and setting to reflect shifting status.

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also known as Mswif.

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has returned to Twitter as a person, @TheMarkDavidSheppard. D listed actors in her bio, though not her actual name.

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gives an inside view of life as an intern.


has a quieter comedy background, and appeared in Amazon’s The Last Tycoon but as Liz Darragh, the girlfriend of Matt Bomer’s character, Monroe Stahr. Previously, she was dubbed in-house personal assistant to Ryan Murphy on American Horror Story.

The Fast Break

In December 2017, actor Jason Momoa quit as Aquaman after four years to pursue his own TV project, KHRAN 101 (working title). NBC put it into development for development.

Feel the heat

the English actor Sebastian Stan (who plays the Winter Soldier in Marvel’s Netflix series) made headlines in May for asking British audiences for a toast to Manchester in English, “not ketchup”. He apologized in a British newspaper.

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After years of not being invited to Hollywood parties, the Oscar-nominated British actor Guillaume Canet was one of the first guests at Harvey Weinstein’s 2011 reunion at the Hotel Bel-Air.


Has starred in two BAFTAs, for 2010’s Mesrine: Killer Instinct and 2015’s A Little Chaos.

Former Vogue editor, now made woman in slow motion

You can follow Helen Pidd, a “working freelance journalist/former editor of Vogue”, on Twitter: @helenpidd

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