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Nelly To Star As Chuck Berry In Buddy Holly Biopic

Nelly is gearing up to play a huge role: he’ll be starring as rock and roll legend Chuck Berry in the forthcoming Buddy Holly biopic Clear Lake

Variety reports that Clear Lake will tell “the story of how Holly and other famous musicians of the late 1950s gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll while changing the trajectory of civil rights in America.”

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In real life, Holly died in a plane crash outside of Clear Lake, Iowa, at just 22-years-old on Feb 3, 1959. 

Holly is being played by Ruairi O’Connor, mostly known for his role as Henry Tudor on the Starz series The Spanish Princess. Colin Hanks, the son of Tom Hanks, will play his manager, Norman Petty. Diane Guerrero will play Holly’s wife, Maria Elena Holly.

The script

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‘The Undoing’ Producer Stephen Garrett Options Holly Watt Novels ‘To The Lions’ and ‘The Dead Line’ for TV (EXCLUSIVE)

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Stephen Garrett, one of the producers behind new HBO hit “The Undoing” and the BBC-AMC series “The Night Manager,” has set his eyes on a new TV project.

Garrett and his Character 7 production banner have optioned the rights to adapt Holly Watt’s acclaimed thriller novels “To The Lions” and “The Dead Line” for television, Variety has learned exclusively.

The two novels follow the life and adventures of globetrotting investigative journalist Casey Benedict, with “To the Lions” taking her into the North African desert to investigate a series of mysterious and disturbing incidents in a Moroccan refugee camp and a trail leading back to the highest echelons of Western society. In follow-up “The Dead Line,” Casey seeks the source of a desperate message secreted in clothing sold on the British high street. Her search takes her across the world to a Bangladeshi refugee

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Holly Robinson Peete Says Trump Called Her the ‘N-Word’ on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Less than a month ago, during the final general election debate, President Donald Trump declared, “I’m the least racist person in this room.” Even putting aside the fact that he was speaking to NBC News’ Kristen Welker, a Black woman, the statement was laughable.

From taking out a full-page ad calling for the execution of the later exonerated “Central Park Five” to launching his presidential campaign by calling Mexican immigrants rapists and murderers, Trump’s racism has never been a secret. Over the past several years, rumors have circulated that he would freely use the “N-word” during his time as host of The Celebrity Apprentice (in addition to calling contestant Lil Jon an “Uncle Tom”). Trump would always deny them and even former staffers disputed that an alleged tape exists.

Now, a former contestant on that show is speaking out for the first time about being the target of the

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Holly Humberstone Releases Short-Music-Film ON THE RUN

Shot in a few takes in a paper mill in the Midlands.

Holly Humberstone Releases Short-Music-Film ON THE RUN

Today, Holly Humberstone stars in ‘On The Run’, a 15-minute film which documents the story of her first body of work. Shot in a few takes in a paper mill in the Midlands, close to Holly’s hometown of Grantham, the camera follows Holly through a haunting performance that is both delicate, can-hear-a-pin-drop, to expansive, headline moments. With the script written by Holly herself, the 20-year-old singer songwriter’s home has been at the heart of her songwriting and visual collages, taking the viewer on a unique journey through her critically acclaimed debut EP Falling Asleep At The Wheel.

“This film pretty much sums up how I’ve been feeling this year. At times I’ve just wanted to runaway and get the hell out of here. I make all my videos with the same team and we thought it would be

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Dolly Parton Announces New CBS Holiday Special A Holly Dolly Christmas

Dolly Parton is coming home for the holidays once again, as CBS Television Network has announced the legendary singer and actress will star in a new Christmas television special next month. Aptly called A Holly Dolly Christmas, the hourlong special will air on Sunday, Dec. 6 on CBS and its streaming service CBS All Access. Per the press release, the special will see Parton “performing from an intimate, candlelit set” and provide “much-needed joy and holiday cheer at the end of this challenging year.”

“I am so proud to be a part of the CBS family this holiday season with my new Christmas special,” Parton said of the news.

“When Dolly Parton calls and tells you she wants to do a Christmas show, you don’t hesitate,” Jack Sussman, executive vice president of specials, music and live Events/alternative and reality for CBS, also said in a statement. “A special with

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Dolly Parton Announces Hourlong A Holly Dolly Christmas Special on CBS

You’re invited to a Dolly Parton holiday extravaganza!



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On Wednesday, CBS Television Network announced that the country music legend, 74, will star in an hourlong entertainment special titled A Holly Dolly Christmas, set to air Sunday, Dec. 6, on CBS and CBS All Access. “I am so proud to be a part of the CBS family this holiday season with my new Christmas special,” Parton said in a statement.



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“When Dolly Parton calls and tells you she wants to do a Christmas show, you don’t hesitate,” added Jack Sussman, executive vice president of specials, music and live Events/alternative and reality for CBS. “A special with the multi-Grammy Award-winning, prolific songwriting, epic live performer of all time? She had us at hello.”

“There’s only one Dolly Parton, and we are so excited to be bringing her to

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Marguerite Littman, the Inspiration for Holly Golightly, Dies at 90

Marguerite Littman, a honey-voiced Louisianian and literary muse who taught Hollywood to speak Southern, but who left her most enduring legacy as an early force in the fight against AIDS, died on Oct. 16 at her home in London. She was 90.

Peter Eyre, a longtime friend, confirmed the death. He said she had been ill for some time.

By all accounts hypnotically charming, Ms. Littman, who landed in Los Angeles at midcentury, counted among her closest friends the writer Christopher Isherwood and his partner, the artist Don Bachardy, as well as Gore Vidal, David Hockney and, famously, Truman Capote, who is said to have distilled that charm into his most famous character, Holly Golightly of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”

“She was a rarefied creature — generous, restless,” the Irish novelist and memoirist Edna O’Brien wrote in an email, adding, “She was like a character in fiction.”

An oft-told story about

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Holly Willoughby glams up in red sequin dress to film “something festive”

If you’re not feeling festive just yet, Holly Willoughby is here to change that as this week the TV star shared a fabulous photo of herself wearing a glamorous red dress.

Posting a photo of herself on Instagram, the host of This Morning looked beautiful as she twirled for the camera and posed to show off her sequinned look.

The stunning dress by 16Arlington is available at Net-A-Porter for £995 and is cut from red sequinned crepe, which glitters and gleams as it catches the light. The festive frock is split up to the thigh, with feathers at the hem and cuffs.

Holly completed the style with a pair of black sandals and her hair tied back.

In her caption, Holly teased that she was filming something for Christmas.

She wrote: “Filming something festive tonight… coming soon… 🌲 🎅🏻 ⛄️🤶🏻❤️ Dress by @16arlington shoes by @stuartweitzman ✨”.

Her fans responded

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