George Lucas is officially the wealthiest celebrity in the US, having notched up a vast fortune of $5.4 billion (around £4.2 billion).
Lest you think filmmaking is all sunshine and lollipops, here are 10 reminders that showbusiness is an ugly business, and the family films which you hold dear to your heart were actually the cause of more than a little psychological scarring… ‘The Railway Children’ – The girl’s age was hushed up Casting producers on the 1970 children’s adventure 'The Railway Children’ liked actress Sally Thomsett’s audition for 11-year-old Phyllis so much, they were willing to overlook one fairly significant point – that she was actually 20 years old. Thomsett was three years old than her on-screen big sister, Jenny Agutter, but was treated like a child by crew members, who gave her sweeties for good behaviour. For starters, shooting on the movie very nearly led to tragedy, when Kym Karath, the actress playing Gretl, fell out of a boat and almost drowned – she couldn’t swim and Julie Andrews was unable to fetch her as planned. Andrews was disliked by co-star Christopher Plummer, who likened her presence to “being hit over the head with a big Valentine’s Day card every day”.
Great movie moments aren't always in the script, as these spontaneous and sometimes purely lucky ones from the Star Wars universe prove.
For women who may have been fans of Thom Browne’s Spring 2016 menswear show, but were unable to fit into the tailored garments, the designer provided hope this evening. His seasonal sister collection featured strikingly similar suits and coats with the same intricate embroidery inspired by Japanese culture — think cherry blossoms, pastoral settings, geishas, koi fish, bamboo et al. ...
“Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” may not hit theaters until December 18, but anticipation is already high and the brand collaborations are in full force. You can expect to see Star Wars branding everywhere from Subway to Verizon, but there’s one collab you can’t miss: Star Wars for CoverGirl. Because, yes, women (like me) love Star Wars, and the beauty looks are a big part of it.The cosmetics brand’s global creative design director and makeup legend Pat McGrath has created six eye-catching beauty looks inspired by the upcoming Star Wars film — some from the light side and some from the dark side. Each look is based on the iconic characters and themes we’ve come to know and love and created with a new limited-edition collection. The collection consists of six lipsticks, three nailpolishes, and 10 mascara which range from everyday hues to daring shades perfect for cosplay. Even better: The products are adorned with memorable phrases from the films like, “Do. Or do not. There is no try.”All products will be available online on September 4th (may the 4th be with you) and in stores nationwide mid-September for a limited time, with suggested retail pricing ranging from $5 to $8. You can share your looks on social media by tagging @CoverGirl with hashtag #BeautyForce. Click through the gallery to see the full collection.