Actor AL PACINO, one of the living legends of Hollywood, will star as King Lear in a new film adaptation of Shakespeares play.
According to The Guardian, the Oscar-winning actor will be directed by Michael Radford, who worked with Pacino in 2004’s “The Merchant of Venice” where the actor played Shylock, in “King Lear”, the story of a once-great monarch who descends into madness.
“Lear is the one that everyone aims for. Al has been toying with the idea for a long time. There’s a difference between Shylock, who’s only in ive scenes, and Lear, who is in every scene, pretty much,” Radford said in a statement.
“It’s enormous. I think (Pacino) would like to have that kind of kudos because he’s a terriic actor.”
Pacino’s casting for the ilm has been rumoured about for years.
“Spider-Man” star TOM HOLLAND has tasted pumpkin seeds, but never actual pumpkin.
However, all that changed for the British actor during a recent Thanksgiving cooking lesson with “Avengers” codirector Joe Russo and chef Jessica Largey who introduced him to kabocha squash, a delicacy known as Japanese pumpkin.
The exclusive cooking lesson was held at Russo’s new restaurant called Simone in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles. “It’s hard that I’m starting with probably the best pumpkin I’ll ever have,” Holland joked.
Russo isac o-owner of the restaurant with L ar gey,a James Beard winner. She whipped up the dish with ingredients involving pumpkin, chanter el le mushrooms, passion fruit and some kale.“That’s so good, the passionfruit as well,” Holland said before scooping up another spoonful. “And the kale is crunchy so there’s a nice like textural thing.”
Millie Bobby Brown, the teenage star of hit drama series “Stranger Things”, was named as the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for the United Nations’ children’s agency UNICEF on Tuesday, planning to address bullying and poverty.
The 14-year-old actress, who was the youngest person to make Time magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most inluential igures, was appointed to the advocacy role at the U.N. headquarters to mark World Children’s Day, the agency said. “It’s a dream come true,” Brown said in a statement. “I am looking forward to meeting as many children and young people as I can, hearing their stories, and speaking out on their behalf.” Brown has been nominated twice for an Emmy for her role in the Netlix series “Stranger Things”, which followed the case of a missing boy named Will in a small Indiana town in the 1980s.