Millie Bobby Brown co-designs Pandora jewellery range

Millie Bobby Brown has co-designed a new range of jewellery for Pandora.The Stranger Things actress signed a two-year contract with the Danish jewellery company in August last year to become the face and brand ambassador for its new Pandora Me range, a…

Millie Bobby Brown has co-designed a new range of jewellery for Pandora.

The Stranger Things actress signed a two-year contract with the Danish jewellery company in August last year to become the face and brand ambassador for its new Pandora Me range, and she has now taken her partnership to another level by co-designing pieces in the latest collection.

The 16-year-old has helped design four dangle charms – a starfish, pineapple, ocean wave, and flamingo – as well as a single sea turtle stud earring. The charms are hand-finished in sterling silver with colourful cubic zirconia and can be added to bracelets, safety pin brooches, and a new Pandora Me necklace, while the earrings are sold as single studs to allow “for dynamic styling and self-expression”.

“All of the symbols I chose are my absolute favourite parts of summer and each charm holds a fun memory or meaning to me,” the teen star said of the collaboration in a statement. “To be a Pandora Me ambassador means the world. From a very young age, I’ve always been a very big fan of Pandora, so it’s a dream come true to continue to work with a brand that’s all about self-expression through style.”

The British actress worked closely with Pandora designers and VP Creative Directors Francesco Terzo and A. Filippo Ficarelli to turn her mood board, which detailed her summer vision, to life.

“Millie Bobby Brown has great energy; she is very spontaneous and has a clear point of view. She is a passionate young woman who loves to tell stories and has no fear of self-discovery. She perfectly represents all that Pandora Me is about,” they added.

Brown’s designs are limited edition and are only available for six months, from Wednesday until December.

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Arthur Conan Doyle estate officials sue over Millie Bobby Brown’s new Enola Holmes film

Netflix is facing a lawsuit from the estate of author Arthur Conan Doyle over their upcoming Enola Holmes movie, starring Millie Bobby Brown.The Stranger Things actress plays the eponymous little sister of Sherlock Holmes in the flick, which is based o…

Netflix is facing a lawsuit from the estate of author Arthur Conan Doyle over their upcoming Enola Holmes movie, starring Millie Bobby Brown.

The Stranger Things actress plays the eponymous little sister of Sherlock Holmes in the flick, which is based on Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes Mysteries book series, which were published from 2006 to 2010.

The star-studded movie, which features Henry Cavill as the iconic literary sleuth and Sam Claflin as Mycroft Holmes, follows a 16-year-old Enola as she heads to London to investigate the disappearance of her mother Eudoria Holmes, played by Helena Bonham Carter.

Representatives for Sherlock Holmes author Doyle claim that while the majority of his mystery tales are considered to be in the public domain, his last few stories about the famously stoic character, published between 1923 and 1927, are not – and those are the ones to feature details about Sherlock’s emotions, which have allegedly been included in Springer’s novels.

In their suit, filed in a New Mexico court on Tuesday, they explain, “(The) copyright infringement arises from defendants unauthorized copying of original creative expression by (Doyle) in copyrighted Sherlock Holmes stories (sic).”

They have listed bosses at Netflix and producers at Legendary Pictures as defendants, alongside Springer, screenwriter Jack Thorne, director Harry Bradbeer, and publishers at Penguin Random House, among others.

According to Deadline, estate executives are seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages and relief from further infringement on copyrights.

It’s not yet known if the lawsuit will delay plans for the release of Enola Holmes.

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Finn Wolfhard wasn’t allowed to drive iconic Ghostbusters car

Finn Wolfhard wasn’t allowed to drive the iconic Ecto-1 car in Ghostbusters: Afterlife but still had a “mind-blowing” experience filming inside of it.In the upcoming sequel, the Stranger Things actor stars alongside Carrie Coon and Mckenna Grace …

Finn Wolfhard wasn’t allowed to drive the iconic Ecto-1 car in Ghostbusters: Afterlife but still had a “mind-blowing” experience filming inside of it.

In the upcoming sequel, the Stranger Things actor stars alongside Carrie Coon and Mckenna Grace as members of a family who relocate to a small town and begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secrets their grandfather left behind. The trailer features Wolfhard finding the Ghostbusters’ old car and turning it on before driving it around town and through a field.

When asked by The Hollywood Reporter if he got used to the idea of driving the iconic car, the 17-year-old admitted he wasn’t allowed to drive the vehicle as he has failed his written test twice.

“I really didn’t. Part of the reason was because I wasn’t allowed to drive it,” he laughed. “But, I was in the driver’s seat, ‘driving,’ and there’s a sequence in the trailer where I’m ripping through this wheat field. There were a few sequences where I got to press the brake pedal, but it was mind-blowing just to be in it.

“They put a Corvette engine inside it so it could be more powerful. I’d ask our first AD (assistant director) and executive producer, Jason Blumenfeld, if I could just start it, and he’d say, ‘Yeah, sure.’ So, I’d start it up, and it would go, ‘Vroom!’ It would just shoot on, and I’d turn it right back off afterwards.”

Ghostbusters: Afterlife serves as a direct sequel to the 1984 original and its 1989 follow-up and features appearances from old favourites such as Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Dan Aykroyd, and Sigourney Weaver. It was originally due to be released in July but is now expected to hit cinemas in March 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Millie Bobby Brown shares self-isolation skincare regime

Millie Bobby Brown has shared her self-isolation skincare regime with her fans.The Stranger Things star shared a video on Instagram TV and explained what her self-care routine is like now she’s at home and social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemi…

Millie Bobby Brown has shared her self-isolation skincare regime with her fans.

The Stranger Things star shared a video on Instagram TV and explained what her self-care routine is like now she’s at home and social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Millie answered a series of beauty questions from fans alongside her sister-in-law Rachel as the pair had a pampering session in their pyjamas.

When asked what her favourite product was from her hugely successful debut skincare collection, Florence by Mills, the 16-year-old picked her Look Alive Eye Balm.

“For every day purposes… my favourite Florence product would be the Look Alive Eye Balm, or the 16 Wishes glosses,” Millie shared, referencing the trio of lip glosses that was part of a capsule collection released in January, ahead of her 16th birthday in February.

She also claimed that the limited-edition Love Liv eyeshadow palette was one of her top products, which was created in memory of her friend who passed away after a battle with cancer, because it “means a lot to her.”

The Godzilla: King of the Monsters star also teased new Florence by Mills products and said she’s always looking to adapt to the ever-changing beauty industry.

“Make-up and skincare are constantly evolving, and I’ve always wanted to make sure Florence is moving with the times and staying present in my age and not just taking in one category of skincare and make-up,” she explained.

During the video, Millie applied the soothing Florence by Mills 16 Wishes Better Together Peel-Off Mask to “reset” her skin and later used the Dreamy Dew Moisturiser, the Glow Yeah Lip Oil, and finished off with her Zero Chill Face Mist.

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Finn Wolfhard ‘flattered’ to be part of Ghostbusters legacy

Finn Wolfhard feels “flattered” to be part of the Ghostbusters legacy because he grew up watching the films.In the upcoming sequel, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Stranger Things actor stars alongside Carrie Coon and Mckenna Grace as members of a fam…

Finn Wolfhard feels “flattered” to be part of the Ghostbusters legacy because he grew up watching the films.

In the upcoming sequel, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Stranger Things actor stars alongside Carrie Coon and Mckenna Grace as members of a family who relocate to a small town and begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secrets their grandfather left behind.

In an interview with NME, the 17-year-old shared that he was thrilled to be involved in the franchise.

“When I was really young, my parents were really big fans of the original movies, so I grew up watching them,” he said. “Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Rick Moranis – all of those were big, big people in our house. So getting to be a part of that legacy now is very flattering.”

Many of the stars of the 1984 original and its 1989 sequel will be making an appearance in Afterlife, with Murray, Aykroyd, and Hudson confirmed as well as Annie Potts and Sigourney Weaver. They join a cast which also includes Paul Rudd, Tracy Letts, and Bokeem Woodbine.

Wolfhard believes his new movie will satisfy fans of the original as well as the younger generation who are completely new to the franchise.

“Older Ghostbusters fans will find it’s a really, really faithful approach to the series,” he explained. “While young people, if not everyone, will find that, first and foremost, Ghostbusters is about family and the relationships that these people have made. It’s also really funny, so I’m really excited for people to see it.”

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is still slated to hit cinemas in July.

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David Harbour blames Guillermo del Toro fans for Hellboy reboot flop

David Harbour believes his Hellboy reboot flopped because fans love Guillermo del Toro’s movies so much. The Shape of Water director helmed 2004’s Hellboy and its 2008 sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army, both starring Ron Perlman, and while he planned…

David Harbour believes his Hellboy reboot flopped because fans love Guillermo del Toro’s movies so much.

The Shape of Water director helmed 2004’s Hellboy and its 2008 sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army, both starring Ron Perlman, and while he planned to complete a trilogy, the third film was eventually scrapped.

The Stranger Things actor replaced Perlman in Neil Marshall’s Hellboy reboot, which was a critical and commercial flop when it was released last year.

Discussing the movie in an Instagram Live this week, Harbour insisted the film never stood a chance because fans of the character and Del Toro’s films were against the reboot from the outset.

“I think it failed before we began shooting because I think that people didn’t want us to make the movie,” Harbour said. “Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman created this iconic thing that we thought could be reinvented and then (fans) certainly – the loudness of the Internet was like, ‘We do not want you to touch this.’ And then we made a movie that I think is fun and I think had its problems but was a fun movie and then people were just very, very against it and that’s people’s right but I learned my lesson in a lot of different ways.”

The 44-year-old, who will soon be seen in Marvel’s upcoming movie Black Widow, previously told reporters at London’s MCM Comic-Con last year that the film had “major problems” but it was “unfairly bludgeoned as a result of (the) comparisons” to Marvel movies.

“We did our best, but there’s so many voices that go into these things and they’re not always going to work out,” he added. “I did what I could do and I feel proud of what I did, but ultimately I’m not in control of a lot of those things.”

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Charlie Heaton wants to emulate Robert Pattinson’s career

Charlie Heaton would like his career to follow a similar trajectory to Robert Pattinson’s.The British actor shot to fame playing Jonathan Byers in Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things in 2016 and is set to reprise the role in the upcoming fourth ser…

Charlie Heaton would like his career to follow a similar trajectory to Robert Pattinson’s.

The British actor shot to fame playing Jonathan Byers in Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things in 2016 and is set to reprise the role in the upcoming fourth series of the show. Looking ahead to his career once the series is finished, Heaton hopes he can mirror the path Pattinson carved out for himself once he finished the Twilight franchise.

“Not in an aspect where it’s like, ‘Wow, I want to be Robert Pattinson,’” he told GQ magazine. “But having seen him come off this huge show, he’s made these really interesting choices. He’s done The Lighthouse, and he did Good Time. Obviously now he’s doing Batman, but I think he’s chosen to work with interesting directors, and I feel a lot of respect for him.”

The 26-year-old has already got some movie projects under his belt, including upcoming X-Men instalment, The New Mutants, and the sequel to Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir. And although his New Mutants character Cannonball is an outsider like Byers, Heaton hopes he can show off his range in the future.

“They see you as one thing, and you continue to do that,” the star shared of the industry. “Do you want to play this really awkward, offbeat outsider? Yeah. I can – but I can do other things. It’s having people trust that you can do other things or proving it to them.”

He was initially scared to take on the part, as he was concerned about signing away years of his life, while he was also “absolutely terrified” on The Souvenir: Part II, because Hogg likes to completely improvise her scenes, except for a few notes about character description.

“You start in the morning and you’d be absolutely terrified,” he confessed. “And then you shoot, and then every day you go home with this buzz. You’re like, ‘Wow, it was so alive. I can’t believe I did that.’ And then it would start again every morning, where you’re dreading going to work.”

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Millie Bobby Brown designs eyewear collection

Millie Bobby Brown has teamed up with Vogue Eyewear on a new capsule collection. The Stranger Things actress has ventured into the eyewear market for the first time to collaborate with Vogue designers on a collection of sunglasses and optical glasses. …

Millie Bobby Brown has teamed up with Vogue Eyewear on a new capsule collection.

The Stranger Things actress has ventured into the eyewear market for the first time to collaborate with Vogue designers on a collection of sunglasses and optical glasses.

In addition, Millie has also been tapped to showcase her designs in the advertising campaign, which features her wearing sunglasses with a red transparent frame and pink lenses, a visor-style pair with metal frame and brown lenses, and a blue-rimmed pair with pink lenses, among others.

“I am so excited to be collaborating with Vogue Eyewear on my first eyewear collection. Vogue Eyewear is all about fun, exciting and fashion-forward style – it’s a great match!” Millie said in a statement. “This collection is designed to appeal to every girl, no matter the current trends, and also be affordable and accessible.”

The MBB x Vogue Eyewear campaign features the slogan “Millie’s Rules to Vogue”, with a different rule to appear during each episode of the promotional series. Through the slogans, the 15-year-old encourages women to be real and believe in themselves, with her rules including: Love Yourself, Be Kind, Stand Out, Keep It Real, Laugh Out Loud, and Chase Your Dreams.

“Defined by her unique ability to connect with a diverse audience, the eclectic selection of trendy sun and optical shapes frames the multi-faceted personalities of in-the-now women with expressive style,” a representative for the brand added. “Designed to fit any mood in anything from feminine pastels on retro-chic metal to bold, stand-out profiles and space-age lens shapes, premium quality materials and head-turning style make sure that each and every one of these signature looks makes the cut with irresistible, Millie Bobby Brown-endorsed appeal.”

The collection is now available to buy from the Vogue Eyewear website.

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Shannon Purser thrilled to star in Christian Siriano fragrance campaign

Shannon Purser is starring in the campaign for Christian Siriano’s new fragrance.The actress, perhaps best known for her roles in TV shows Stranger Things and Riverdale, has been tapped by the fashion designer to front the imagery for his feminine perf…

Shannon Purser is starring in the campaign for Christian Siriano’s new fragrance.

The actress, perhaps best known for her roles in TV shows Stranger Things and Riverdale, has been tapped by the fashion designer to front the imagery for his feminine perfume, Midnight Silhouette.

Snapped by Shane LaVancher in Paris, Shannon poses in a dramatic black ballgown for the photoshoot, and accordingly, she had a blast working on the project.

“Maybe one of the most surreal things that’s ever happened to me. Christian has been an inspiration to me for a while now,” she wrote alongside one of the campaign photos on her Instagram page. “He made the first dress I ever wore on a red carpet and it meant the world, especially considering how rare it is to find a designer willing to dress you when you’re plus size. It’s amazing to work with talented people, but even better to work with *good* talented people who are actively making positive changes in the world. All this to say, thank you so much for this opportunity @csiriano.”

Midnight Silhouette has top notes of bitter orange and pomelo, heart notes of freesia and immortelle, and a base of musk, praline, and vetiver.

And Shannon insisted she is a big fan of the Midnight Silhouette scent.

“I actually wear this fragrance all the time and it smells lovely, so give it a try if you’re looking for a new signature scent,” the 22-year-old added.

Christian posted a string of images from the photoshoot on his Instagram page too, writing in the caption: “Celebrating this beauty and her silhouette for our new fragrance!”

And a number of his celebrity followers were quick to praise the imagery, with Christina Hendricks commenting, “Takes my breath away,” and Lili Reinhart praising, “The Lord has blessed us on this day.”

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Murder Mystery tops Netflix’s most-popular titles of 2019

Comedy hit Murder Mystery has topped Netflix’s list of most-popular titles for 2019.Streaming site officials have unveiled U.S.-based users’ top picks over the past 12 months, with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s Murder Mystery leading the overall …

Comedy hit Murder Mystery has topped Netflix’s list of most-popular titles for 2019.

Streaming site officials have unveiled U.S.-based users’ top picks over the past 12 months, with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s Murder Mystery leading the overall pack of TV and film releases.

Specific viewership figures have not been released, as per the company’s policy, but the crime caper was previously revealed to have landed the service’s biggest opening weekend ever, with over 30 million accounts worldwide tuning in to watch at least two minutes of the film within the first 28 days of its premiere in June.

The third season of Stranger Things places second on the end-of-year poll, ahead of Ryan Reynolds’s action film 6 Underground, The Incredibles 2, and Martin Scorsese’s mob movie The Irishman.

Other popular choices for 2019 include Henry Cavill’s new series The Witcher, Ben Affleck’s Triple Frontier, and The Umbrella Academy, with all except for The Incredibles 2 made as Netflix originals.

Meanwhile, Netflix officials have also shared rankings for genre-specific projects, with Dave Chappelle’s Sticks & Stones beating Kevin Hart’s Irresponsible to the number one spot for the Most Popular Comedy Specials, and Beyonce’s Homecoming concert special placing fourth on the 10 Most Popular Documentary Releases of 2019 rundown. The most popular programmes for children and families included Raising Dion, Green Eggs and Ham, as well as the second series of Lost in Space, while the most-watched non-fiction shows included Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, Jailbirds, Rhythm + Flow, You vs. Wild, and the third season of baking contest Nailed It!

Back in October, editors at The Hollywood Reporter claimed Murder Mystery screenwriter James Vanderbilt was in talks to pen a follow-up. No further details about a potential sequel have been announced.

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