Julianne Moore and Halle Berry have both been confirmed to join the cast in significant roles
Shame on all of you for underestimating Harry Hart
'Fracking pollutes drinking water and destroys the national habitat by putting toxic chemicals into the ground,' says Westwood
Firth is known for playing repressed characters but insists he would take a silly role if offered one
Matthew Vaughn is busy writing the follow-up to the hit spy caper
Clashes in Egerton's schedule had threatened to disrupt plans for a spring 2016 shoot but have since been resolved
It's 20 years since Colin Firth emerged wet-shirted from a lake in the BBC's 'Pride and Prejudice'. Now we struggle to imagine a Darcy who isn't all sexy broodiness.
Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey are also shooting the threequel to the hit 2001 romcom
Colin Firth gives one of his best performances in this muted but very touching adaptation of the autobiography of Eric Lomax, the former British army officer who was traumatised by what he endured in a Japanese prisoner of war camp.
The Independent's letters editor and chief pedant spots this week's best howlers
'Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all' and the best of her other quotes
There are times when the film-of-the-book leads us back to the original text, either to re-live the story or to compare the merits of one medium to the other. Then there are times when a film adaptation is so profoundly dissatisfying that it demands recourse to the book.
James Franco – actor, artist, adept dabbler – has written a novel. Actors Anonymous is published on Tuesday and is billed as an “intense, wild ride into the dark heart of celebrity”. “Hollywood has always been a private club,” writes Franco. “I open the gates. I say welcome. I say, look inside.” He also writes, “I’m here to entertain you but I don’t really care about entertaining you.”
Monday September 30: Weight: 130lbs (slight over-indulgence), alcohol units: 4 (very well-behaved), cigarettes: 10, calories: 2,560.
Fifteen years since The Edge of Reason, shocking extracts from Helen Fielding's new book reveal she has killed off Mark Darcy in the intervening period
The companion series will have an entirely new story and cast