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Recent articles by Jacob:

The Apprentice fired candidate Souleyman Bah interview: 'As the first disabled candidate, I thought Lord Sugar was very patronising in the boardroom'

The latest Apprentice candidate to be fired by Lord Sugar has been revealed – and he has a lot to say about it. In the third episode, candidates were tasked with creating a toy for six- to eight-year-olds as well as making an online video to promote their brand. → Read More

Friends stars Courtney Cox and David Schwimmer welcome Jennifer Aniston to Instagram with references to beloved sitcom

Jennifer Aniston‘s Friends co-stars Courteney Cox and David Schwimmer have welcomed her to Instagram with a couple of touching references to the beloved sitcom. → Read More

The Matrix 4 news: Neil Patrick Harris cast, original star set to return

A fourth Matrix film is happening with both Keanu Reeves and Carrie Ann Moss returning, as well as another star from the original trilogy. → Read More

Taika Waititi disagrees with Martin Scorsese's Marvel comments: 'Of course it's cinema'

Taika Waititi has combatted Martin Scorsese’s criticism of Marvel movies, after the director claimed they were “not cinema”. → Read More

Saved by the Bell creator and Elvis Presley songwriter Sam Bobrick dies aged 87

Sam Bobrick, the creator of Saved by the Bell, has died aged 87. The news was confirmed by his daughter who told her Facebook followers that Bobrick died in hospital last week after suffering a stroke. → Read More

21 actors who took their roles so seriously it got out of hand

For some actors, dedication to their craft knows no bounds. There has been a long history of performers who have got so stuck into their roles that they’ve taken things too far, whether they’ve injured themselves or frightened their co-stars on set. While method acting is considered a technique adopted by the greatest actors, there have been many examples of such instances → Read More

Star Wars 9: Character from original George Lucas trilogy to return in The Rise of Skywalker

One of the characters from George Lucas’s original Star Wars trilogy is set to return in new film The Rise of Skywalker. Multiple sources have confirmed that Episode IX, which is directed by JJ Abrams, will bring back Luke’s Rogue Squadron co-founder, Wedge Antilles. → Read More

The Shawshank Redemption star Tim Robbins thinks he knows why film flopped in 1994

Tim Robbins has reflected upon The Shawshank Redemption 25 years after it was first released. The Stephen King adaptation was a failure at the box office upon its release in 1994, but has since been reappraised as a classic and is currently ranked as the most popular film of all time on database IMDb. → Read More

Mr Robot season 4 drops twist that changes fabric of entire show

Mr Robot dropped a twist in its final season that has stunned fans of the US drama series. → Read More

Bella Thorne: Former Disney star wins Pornhub award for adult film Her and Him

Former Disney star Bella Thorne has won a prestigious porn award for directing her first adult movie. Thorne, 22, took home the Pornhub Vision Award at the website's second annual awards ceremony for Her & Him, which follows a couple's "out-of-control sexually charged encounter". → Read More

Disney+ list: Every movie and TV show joining new streaming service announced

Disney has finally unveiled the full list of films and TV shows that'll be available to watch on its brand new streaming service. → Read More

Bombshell: Fox News drama enters Oscars race as Charlize Theron praised for ‘remarkable’ Megyn Kelly performance

Next year’s Oscars race has found another contender in Bombshell, a new drama focused on the Fox News sexual misconduct scandal. → Read More

Breaking Bad film: Who does Jesse send the letter to in El Camino?

El Camino provided the closure Breaking Bad fans didn’t realise they needed. The feature-length film sequel to the acclaimed television drama catches up with Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) after the events of the finale. One of the final scenes sees Pinkman handed a new identity by Ed the Disappearer (Robert Forster) as he begins a new life in Alaska. → Read More

Breaking Bad film: Does Bryan Cranston’s Walter White show up in El Camino?

The question on everyone’s lips going into new Breaking Bad film sequel El Camino is whether Bryan Cranston shows up as Walter White. Despite the fact the follow-up is focused on Jesse Pinkman and his life after being freed from captivity in the acclaimed television drama’s series finale, fans have continually been theorising as to how White could return. → Read More

El Camino: Full list of every Breaking Bad character who shows up in Netflix film sequel

Following the announcement of Breaking Bad sequel, El Camino, many fans wondered which characters could return for the new film. → Read More

Demi Moore recounts failed Top Gun audition: ‘I got nervous’

Demi Moore has revealed she regrets failing to secure the lead role opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun. The actor was in the running to play Charlotte Blackwood in the 1980s blockbuster, but the role eventually went to Kelly McGillis after a bad audition. → Read More

Desperate Housewives star Ricardo Chavira criticises Felicity Huffman's short prison sentence

One of Felicity Huffman’s Desperate Housewives co-stars has criticised the short prison sentence she received for her role in the college admissions cheating case, calling it “white privilege”. → Read More

Harry Styles releases new song ‘Lights Up’ alongside sweaty music video

Harry Styles is back with new music. The former One Direction singer has released “Lights Up”, the first single from his second solo album. → Read More

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul recaps show ahead of Netflix sequel El Camino

Aaron Paul has given the only Breaking Bad recap you need ahead of sequel film El Camino. → Read More

The Matrix 4: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II set to join Keanu Reeves in new Wachowski sequel

A fourth Matrix film is currently in the works with both Keanu Reeves and Carrie Ann Moss returning, and another actor set to join them in the lead roles. → Read More