The director wants Lawrence to play Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano
The Academy has disqualified Bruce Broughton's song 'Alone Yet Not Alone'
Philomena Lee, the subject of an Oscar-nominated film, launches project to help find children who were forcibly adopted
The actor said he was motivated by the part and not the money
In exchange for glamour, TV gives Hollywood carte blanche to market itself mercilessly
Conservationists warn the captive selection process will begin again tomorrow
It's all in the maths, say two professors, who have an algorithm to prove it
The Les Miserables star left the film because of 'creative differences'
Former X Factor star Rylan Clark was less than impressed by Tom Daley choosing to reveal that he’s gay on the internet
1. Who was controversially given a free meal by Selfridges after an employee refused to serve him?
Actor's agent confirms eight-time Oscar nominated star passed away in hospital after a long illness
Furore over planned name change to Hull Tigers dominates lacklustre affair
38-year-old amputated his right forearm with a pen knife to free himself from a boulder after becoming trapped during a hike
Scottish singing sensation hits out at claims she has ‘brain damage’, instead says she suffers from high-functioning form of autism
The actor will start shooting in the role this week alongside Rita Ora
The Independent was supposed to wake up this morning under the plushest sheets known to Azerbaijan. But a construction tycoon and friend of the President who had been due to host this reporter in Baku, the former Soviet republic's capital city, decided at the 11th hour that he was not welcome. So I'm still here in London, left out in the warmth.