Tim Allen struggled to get through ’emotional’ Toy Story 4 scene

Tim Allen couldn’t get through the last Toy Story 4 scene because the storyline is so emotional. The 65-year-old has voiced the astronaut action figure character Buzz Lightyear since the first Toy Story in 1995, and has gone on to reprise the voice r…

Tim Allen couldn’t get through the last Toy Story 4 scene because the storyline is so emotional.

The 65-year-old has voiced the astronaut action figure character Buzz Lightyear since the first Toy Story in 1995, and has gone on to reprise the voice role, alongside Tom Hanks as Woody, for the follow-ups in 1999 and 2010.

Toy Story 3 was an emotional rollercoaster for audiences, with the toys seemingly heading towards their death by incinerator and Andy deciding to give his beloved friends to a young girl named Bonnie before heading for college, and Allen has now suggested that the fourth instalment will be just as moving.

During an appearance on U.S. show The Talk on Wednesday (26Sep18), The Santa Clause star admitted some scenes were so emotional, he struggled to record them.

When asked if he was working on the film, he replied, “Yes, I gotta resist getting emotional. I don’t want to give it away, but this is an incredibly great story. It is so emotional, it’s so funny, it’s so big, the idea they’ve come up with, I’m startled. I couldn’t even get through the last scene.”

He went to say more but then stopped himself, adding, “I just can’t do it. I can’t give any more away. They’ve got great characters but a couple of scenes toward the end were really hard to get through.”

The four instalment follows Woody and Buzz as they embark on a quest to search for Woody’s love interest Bo Peep.

Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt and Laurie Metcalf will reprise their roles of Jessie, Dolly and Mrs. Davis, while Patricia Arquette has an undisclosed part. It is not known who will voice Mr. Potato Head following the death of Don Rickles in April 2017.

Toy Story 4, directed by Josh Cooley, is set for release in June 2019.

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Christian Siriano joining forces with TJ Maxx

Christian Siriano is partnering with TJ Maxx on a purse-friendly clothing, accessories and homeware collection.The former Project Runway champion, who launched his mega-successful label on the back of the show in 2008, is one of the best-loved designer…

Christian Siriano is partnering with TJ Maxx on a purse-friendly clothing, accessories and homeware collection.

The former Project Runway champion, who launched his mega-successful label on the back of the show in 2008, is one of the best-loved designers working in fashion, thanks to his size inclusive creations.

And now fashion fans with tighter budgets than Siriano’s celebrity clientele can get their hands on his work thanks to his new partnership.

“I love to have a balance. I think it’s very important. I think you can start one place at this fantasy dream world and you can take it in all directions,” the 32-year-old told philly.com. “We just started partnering with TJ Maxx, we are going to be doing clothes, home goods, accessories, rugs, pillows, dresses, tops. I’ve been doing Payless (discount footwear company) for almost 10 years now. Can you believe it? I put my shoes on the runway. I love pairing a $10,000 dress with a $20 shoe. That’s what fashion is. That’s what style is.”

Numerous stars showed off Siriano’s designs at the recent Tony Awards, including Laurie Metcalf, who scooped the Tony for Broadway production Three Tall Women, and stage star Laura Osnes.

Siriano himself was also recently honoured, making the 2018 Time 100 List.

“I mean, it’s crazy to be up there with amazing people like Oprah,” he exclaimed. “I feel really proud, like I’m helping change the industry and what their thoughts are on what’s beautiful in fashion. I hope other people follow. It feels good.”

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Lesley Manville: ‘It took long enough but Hollywood is becoming age-inclusive’

Lesley Manville thought it was brilliant that most of the 2018 Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominees were over 50 years old.The 62-year-old actress was nominated for her supporting role in Phantom Thread, but lost out to 58-year-old Allison Janney, fo…

Lesley Manville thought it was brilliant that most of the 2018 Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominees were over 50 years old.

The 62-year-old actress was nominated for her supporting role in Phantom Thread, but lost out to 58-year-old Allison Janney, for I, Tonya in March (18).

The pair were joined in the category by Laurie Metcalf, 62, Mary J. Blige, 47, and 45-year-old Octavia Spencer.

“I absolutely took note of it,” Lesley said to Fox News of their ages. “(And) isn’t that brilliant? I mean, there was only one of the nominees who was between 40 and 50. I think the rest of us were all over 50. Isn’t that great? That means there were five really good roles written for older women.

“I mean, it’s kind of annoying that it’s something we have to talk about because it should just be a given… (but) there has been a shift because it’s getting better. It’s taken an awful long time.”

As well as her film work, Lesley is also a regular on the small screen. She has been playing widow Cathy on series Mum for the last two years, with the British sitcom examining what it’s like for older women to get back into the dating scene.

And the actress is glad producers are finally showing older women in a sexual light.

“It’s vital because it’s a reality,” she stated. “There are a huge number of people who are single… and your heart and soul are the same. They’re what they’ve always been. It needs to be fed and nourished with love and companionship and shared humour with somebody.

“Those desires, if you have them, they don’t go away and it’s very, very good and positive to see a series that is about fairly ordinary people, especially (characters) Cathy and Michael (Peter Mullan) falling in love and negotiating love with the great histories of their lives that they’ve got behind them.”

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Saoirse Ronan wows in white at AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards 2018

Saoirse Ronan rocked the red carpet at AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards 2018 on Monday night (05Jan18).The Irish actress attended the event held at the Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills in support of her movie Lady Bird, which had been nomi…

Saoirse Ronan rocked the red carpet at AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards 2018 on Monday night (05Jan18).

The Irish actress attended the event held at the Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills in support of her movie Lady Bird, which had been nominated in several categories, and also acted as a presenter.

Proving her style credentials once again, Saoirse opted for a minimalist white dress from Narciso Rodriguez, which she matched with strappy black Charlotte Olympia shoes.

The 23-year-old topped off her ensemble with sparkly teardrop-shaped earrings from Nikos Koulis.

Saoirse posed alongside Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig on the red carpet, with the filmmaker sporting a tangerine dress with bow detail on the bodice from Cardinali, as well as Laurie Metcalf, who picked up the Best Supporting Actress award on the night for her performance in the coming-of-age drama.

Laurie looked elegant in an emerald green dress by Yanina Couture that featured detailed embroidery on the bodice, and accessorised her ensemble with black high heel pumps.

Meanwhile, Helen Mirren turned heads in a dark blue long-sleeved dress from Reem Acra. The British star, who is currently promoting her movie Winchester, was honoured with the Career Achievement Award at the bash, joining a list of previous winners including Morgan Freeman, Kevin Costner, and Susan Sarandon.

Other celebrities to get dressed up included Jane Seymour, who donned a shiny silver bandage dress, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi actress Kelly Marie Tran, who dazzled in a pretty blue Georges Chakra Couture gown that was comprised of layers of tulle fabric.

Get Out star Betty Gabriel rocked a pale pink dress with lip motifs on the skirt from Sachin & Babi, while Annette Bening kept it classic in a cream suit and white button-up shirt.

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