NTAs: Coronation Street’s Katie McGlynn wins Best Serial Drama Performance | Entertainment Daily

There was tough competition for the Best Serial Drama Performance Award at the NTAs.

Katie McGlynn, from Coronation Street, was up against EastEnders’ Danny Dyer, Emmerdale’s Danny Miller and Hollyoaks’ Gregory Finnegan.

Katie’s character Sinead Osborne moved soap fans to tears as she died after being diagnosed with cancer in heart-wrenching scenes last year.

Danny’s Mick Carter, always popular with viewers, has faced a battle with panic attacks and wife Linda’s worsening alcoholism.

Danny Miller has been at his angst-ridden Aaron Dingle best as he dealt with husband Robert Sugden being sent down and disowning him.

And Gregory Finnegan has made baddie James Nightingale loveable as he struggles with the murder of partner Harry.

Viewers voted for Katie, who took to the stage and delivered a beautiful speech, thanking her late grandad for taking her to acting classes.

The actress choked back tears as she dedicated her award to women currently living with cervical cancer and their families.

The win was certainly popular with viewers, who flocked to offer congratulations on Twitter,

So glad to see Katie McGlynn win an award. #NTAs

— ((( Vashti bat Daf Yomi ))) (@chasetherain) January 28, 2020

So happy @KatiexMcGlynn won, she was absolutely brilliant in Sinead’s storyline, utterly heartbreaking

So glad she won, very well played, had me a right mess during the storyline, but so true to life

I do enjoy the #NTAs Not surprised that Katie McGlynn won, she thoroughly deserves that award. Personally, I couldn’t watch her final scenes had to turn off half way through. Too close to home. Well done @KatiexMcGlynn

— Sir Dean Hurrell ™ (@Dean_Hurrell) January 28, 2020

Couldn’t be happier seeing @KatiexMcGlynn win that award! Thoroughly deserved. What a beautiful person inside & out! Congratulations Katie #Corrie #NTAs

— Charlotte Morris (@CharlMoz2k8) January 28, 2020

Some viewers thought she over-egged her moment on stage with a long speech (well, we all would, surely?)…

Actually thought Katie McGlynn was never gonna leave the stage! #NTAs

— Sam B (@moonkiwielmo) January 28, 2020

Katie’s speech was so long they’ve had to cancel News at Ten. #NTAs

— Paul Lang (@rudemrlang) January 28, 2020

Jesus christ wrap it up Katie….#NTAs

I remember life before Katie Mcglynn’s speech, seems soo long ago now #NTAs

The year is 2055. Cars can fly, DFS still have a sale on, and Katie McGlynn is still making her speech at the National TV Awards #NTAs

— JD (@Jonny_Dodds) January 28, 2020

Harsh judgment, considering all the incredible work she put into the storyline.

Celebs seem determined to have their say tonight, as Ruth Jones carried on delivering her thank yous after accepting the Image award for Gavin & Stacey.

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Meghan updates: Thomas Markle brands Prince Harry ‘insecure’ and thinks he’s ‘mothered’ by her | Entertainment Daily

Thomas Markle has not been shy when it comes to voicing his opinion on his daughter, Meghan Markle, and her husband, Prince Harry.

Thomas, 75, appeared on Good Morning Britain earlier this week (Monday 27 January 2020) to slam the pair.

And now the estranged father is at it again when he appears on an American chatshow, where he calls Harry ‘very insecure’.

The Daily Mail reports that Thomas is set to appear on a TMZ special – Harry & Meghan: The Royals In Crisis – which will air on the Fox network on Wednesday night (29 January 2020).

In preview clips, an emotional Thomas speaks about his relationship with his daughter and son-in-law, as well as his grandchild, Archie.

“I think that Harry is a very insecure man and I think that’s being shifted on to my daughter,” he says in the clip.

“I think she winds up mothering him.”

He continues: “I hope that they stay together, love each other and take care of their child – my grandchild – and even if I never see them again I wish them the very best.

“I still love them. I hope that someday we do get back together, but I’m 75 so there isn’t a lot of time.”

Piers is also set to appear in the documentary (Credit: Fox)

The special is also set to feature Piers Morgan, a fierce critic of the couple, as well as Ryan Seacrest, Dr. Phil, Mark Cuban and Lisa Vanderpump.

TV host Ryan says about the couple: “I think that the Kardashian family has built extreme interest in their lives. Obviously there’s massive interest in Harry and Meghan.

“I know the Kardashians made a pact with the family when they started out on this journey to be open and honest and show the good the bad and the tough to the public.

“Whether Harry and Meghan want to do that, need to do that or have decided to do that remains to be seen.”

Meghan and her father haven’t spoke since the eve of her wedding (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Thomas has not spoken to his daughter since the eve of her wedding to Harry, and has now reportedly agreed to potentially testify against her in court.

Meghan has sued The Mail On Sunday for publishing a personal letter to her father in August 2018.

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Emilio Estevez Returns As Coach Bombay In Mighty Ducks Series

According to a tweet from Disney+ Updates Emilio Estevez will be reprising his role as Gordon Bombay in ‘The Mighty Ducks’ series. Estevez was part of what made the movies so memorable and now he will be taking a lead role in the show. The show is to be ten episodes long and run exclusively on Disney Plus.

Emilio Estevez will reprise his role as Gordon Bombay in #DisneyPlus’ ‘THE MIGHTY DUCKS’ series! pic.twitter.com/FBEdg0BUVH

— Disney+ Updates (@moredisneyplus) January 28, 2020

Since he is coming back as Coach Bombay we know that he is going to play a major role in this new series. The Illuminerdy also confirms that he will play a major role. We announced the series revival last year in November when the logline was put up.

“After getting kicked off the junior division Mighty Ducks team, a 13-year-old boy and his mom decide to start their own team, finding players, a coach, and a place to play.”

So what it seems like is maybe Coach Bombay retired and was brought back into the fold when the 13 year old’s mom brings him back into it. I mean, that would be the obvious route anyway. What is certain is that it will be one of the highlights of content we’re looking forward to and it’s going to be exciting how this all plays out.

Most likely we’re going to see a lot more of the original cast of the movies as they have been gathering together a lot more lately. Probably catching up and getting ready for some cameos.

What do you think of this awesome news? Tell us in the comments!

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Breaking Bad Star RJ Mitte Wants Spin-Off With Walt Jr. As New Drug Kingpin

Breaking Bad Star RJ Mitte Wants Spin-Off With Walt Jr As New Drug KingpinPA/Netflix

Following the success of Breaking Bad, RJ Mitte – aka Walter White Jr. – wants to continue his on-screen dad’s legacy and get his very own Breaking Bad spin-off show. 

The hit series – which concluded in 2013 – has since spawned its own movie, El Camino, which was released on Netflix last October with Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) as the film’s protagonist. But now RJ Mitte wants his own spin-off.

Indeed, Mitte has supposedly already pitched his idea to Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan.

Breaking Bad Star RJ Mitte Wants Spin-Off With Walt Jr As New Drug KingpinPA images

Speaking to The Sun, the 27-year-old actor said:

He is his father’s son in a way of his actions and his moralities of what he’s going to do would be right for his family.

I think for us it would be a very hard life after what Heisenberg did to his family and I think that stigma would carry.

But I would like to see Walt Jr. being a gangster.

El Camino was viewed more than 25 million times within a week of its debut, so it’s evident that six years on from the Breaking Bad finale, people are hungry for more.

Breaking Bad Star RJ Mitte Wants Spin-Off With Walt Jr As New Drug KingpinPA images

Two years after the hit series ended, a prequel spin-off based on Walter White’s lawyer Saul Goodman was released, named Better Call Saul.

In the Netflix series, we see Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) start his career a small-time attorney and go through a series of trials and tragedies as he transforms into his  criminal lawyer alter ego, Saul Goodman.

As with Breaking Bad, both Better Call Saul and El Camino received rave reviews, with Rotten Tomatoes awarding all three shows more than 90%. Better Call Saul receiving the highest of three with an impressive 97%.

Breaking Bad Star RJ Mitte Wants Spin-Off With Walt Jr As New Drug KingpinPA images

Both successful spin-offs were written by Vince Gilligan, so Mitte has obviously gone to the right person to discuss a future Walter White Jr. series. If Gilligan decides to give it the green light, it’s likely be a huge hit.

In the meantime, season five of Better Call Saul is dropping on Netflix next month, and fans are super excited to see what antics the lawyer gets up to next.

Before season five has even aired, AMC announced it had renewed Better Call Saul for a further season.

Showrunner and Executive Producer Peter Gould said:

From day one of Better Call Saul my dream was to tell the complete story of our complicated and compromised hero, Jimmy McGill – now AMC and Sony are making that dream come true.

We couldn’t be more grateful to the fans and critics who are making this journey possible. Next month we start work on the sixth and final season — we’re going to do our damnedest to stick the landing.

Better Call Saul will be available to stream on Netflix from February 24. 

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Lethal Weapon 5 Confirmed With Mel Gibson And Danny Glover Returning

The Lethal Weapon franchise seems not to be dead. Honestly, after Lethal Weapon 4 and everything that happened with Mel Gibson, I thought Lethal Weapon 5 might never happen.

That said, it sounds like Lethal Weapon 5 might be going ahead and I’m kind of interested to see what might happen.

It’s not just coming back, but it’s also been revealed that Mel Gibson, Danny Glover and the director Richard Donner will all be returning.

This was all revealed by the film’s producer, Dan Lin, who was talking during a recent Roundtable discussion with The Hollywood Reporter.

He was there to discuss his current film, The Two Popes, which is up for Oscars this year.

However, he started to talk about the final Lethal Weapon movie and here’s what he had to say when he was asked about Lethal Weapon 5 and whether it was still happening or not.

We’re trying to make the last Lethal Weapon movie. And Dick Donner’s coming back.

The original cast is coming back. And it’s just amazing.

The story itself is very personal to him. Mel and Danny are ready to go, so it’s about the script.

So, it sounds like it’s full steam ahead on Lethal Weapon 5 which has also been confirmed to be the last movie in the franchise.

Lethal Weapon 5 is happening, which is surprising

Lethal Weapon 5 is happening

Lethal Weapon 5 is happening – Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

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They’re currently working on the script and it seems like it’s pretty much ready to go.

This means that Gibson and Glover will be returning as Riggs and Murtaugh which is pretty exciting.

It does seem as though the movie might have been put on hold after everything that happened with Mel Gibson.

However, it seems as though Hollywood’s forgiven the actor for everything that happened (not so sure about that myself).

Bad Boys For Life’s recent success might also have something to do with the fact that Lethal Weapon 5 is back on the table.

What do you think about this? Are you looking forward to a Lethal Weapon 5?

Let us know in the comments below.

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Every Studio Ghibli film – ranked! | Film | The Guardian

21. Porco Rosso (1992)

The first of Hayao Miyazaki’s aviation-themed films, it remains unclear why its pilot character is a pig (unfortunately, a sexist one). Set against the rising Italian fascist regime, this chirpy animation has an oddly noticeable gangster-film influence. After absconding from the RAF, Porco Rosso transforms back into a human, literally and metaphorically.

20. My Neighbours the Yamadas (1999)

Though lacking the stunning visuals of Studio Ghibli’s best-known films, this portrait of a suburban family compensates with comedy. Episodic sketches of quotidian drama, in newspaper comic-strip style, are punctuated by lines of Bashō’s poetry. An adaptation of the manga series Nono-Chan, this was Studio Ghibli’s first entirely digital work.

19. Only Yesterday (1991)

Isao Takahata directs this leisurely, meditative account of a woman nearing 30, experiencing pressure to get married. She takes leave from work and heads to the countryside, accompanied by the memory of her cringe-worthy 10-year-old self and an east-European-inspired soundtrack. Most of the action unfolds as the credits roll.

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18. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

A film directed by Miyazaki’s son, Gorō, this study of port town Yokohama in the wake of the Korean war twists into a strange adolescent love story. In memory of her ship captain father, a girl raises flags visible from the harbour, unwittingly attracting the attention of her classmate.

17. Arrietty (2010)

A homage to The Borrowers, this is Studio Ghibli’s version of the celebrated story of tiny people who “borrow” things. Its animators delight in minuscule detail: a cup brimming with a single drop of tea, wallpaper made of leaves. Featuring the voice of Saoirse Ronan, this is as heart-warming as Mary Norton’s original.

16. Pom Poko (1994)

A tragicomedy on sweeping urban expansion, blind to the lives of other species and spirits. Riled by humans destroying their forest, a group of tanuki (racoon dogs) revolt. They relearn the ancient Buddhist art of shapeshifting in attempts to sabotage construction work. Despite its humour, the reality of this film strikes hard.

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15. When Marnie Was There (2014)

Studio Ghibli’s most recent film to date, this follows a troubled teenager sent to stay with her foster mother’s relatives. Bewitched by a local salt-marsh mansion, she pays nightly visits to the ghost of the girl who lived there. An eerie film with an ending neatly wrapped up.

14. Ocean Waves (1993)

A quietly revelatory narrative of a student realising his feelings for his ex-classmate as he glimpses her on a train platform. Produced by younger staff, this film is a deviation from the full-blown fantasy Studio Ghibli is known for. Instead, this is a subtle and honest film about self-recognition.

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13. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)

With its origin in one of Japan’s oldest manuscripts, the mythical life of Princess Kaguya (voiced by Chloë Grace Moretz for its English language dub) is illustrated in elegant, understated strokes of watercolour. Haunting artistically and musically, the princess’s feelings of relegation and harassment in a man’s world feel raw and, at moments, untethered in Isao Takahata’s final film.

12. The Wind Rises (2013)

The second of Studio Ghibli’s aviation-themed films, this is the animation house at peak visual prowess. “Ghibli” was the nickname of a second world war Italian aircraft; its moustachioed designer Caproni appears in the dreams of engineer Jiro Horikoshi in this poignant animation, which captures the preciousness of life.

11. The Cat Returns (2002)

One of Studio Ghibli’s most bizarre premises for a film (and that’s from the creators of Porco Rosso). Schoolgirl Haru is abducted by a herd of cats and coerced into marriage with a royal feline. A sequel of sorts to Whisper of the Heart, this is a cat owner’s fever dream.

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10. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Set in a spore-infested future swarming with immense insects, this is the story of a young princess destined to return the world to its habitable state. A psychedelic sci-fi slash fantasy-adventure influenced by Isaac Asimov and Tolkien, while also reminiscent of Star Wars. Produced before Studio Ghibli was founded in 1985, Miyazaki here sets down environmental concerns that become a staple of his later work. This earned the film a recommendation from WWF.

9. Whisper of the Heart (1995)

John Denver’s saccharine Country Roads is this film’s opening number, the sentimentality of which is steered into an uplifting and startling romance. A lesson that we should always follow cats on the train, Shizuku (voiced by Brittany Snow) finds a reverie-inducing world of antiques, violin-makers and cat figurines to contrast her humdrum (but sensitively depicted) Tokyo home life. As love is kindled between Shizuku and the antique seller’s son, she becomes determined to work on her talents and ambitions.

8. Ponyo (2008)

Vaguely based on The Little Mermaid: when a reckless fish spirit dashes away from home she is saved from the sea by a young boy. Ensuing feelings make her yearn to be human, hurling the natural balance of the world off-kilter. Although its child protagonists are far too young to promise to love each other, this whimsical marine animation, featuring Cate Blanchett as the radiant and ginormous Goddess of Mercy, is one of Studio Ghibli’s best.

7. Tales from Earthsea (2006)

Gorō Miyazaki’s directorial debut. He bore the huge burden of following up his father’s legacy while simultaneously being the first to adapt Ursula K Le Guin’s Earthsea series, an adaptation that she later disowned due to its departure from her books. While the film may lack the complexity of Le Guin’s narratives, this is a chilling representation of lurking corruption, plaguing the society of a fantastical world as a young prince flees the swelling shadow in his soul.

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6. Spirited Away (2001)

The stuff of childhood nightmares. After her parents turn into pigs, Chihiro is trapped in the spirit world. Forced to work in warty Yubaba’s bathhouse until she can free her parents, the young girl navigates the spirit world, a place both tranquil and terrifying. The result of Hayao Miyazaki’s mission to create a feisty heroine for young female viewers, this is one of Studio Ghibli’s greatest triumphs.

5. Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986)

In Studio Ghibli’s first official film, conflicting forces tussle over the treasures of a floating island. The legendary root of western and eastern civilisation, Laputa’s evil heir Muska (Mark Hamill) returns to seize power. His plans are foiled by a young girl and a robot that, while at first appearing sinister, tends to the island’s flora and fauna. Miyazaki confessed that the village in this film channelled the Welsh mining towns with which he became familiar on his travels.

4. My Neighbour Totoro (1988)

Emblematic of the Ghibli franchise, the snoozing woodland spirit Totoro has permeated global culture. In this simple story, two young girls are left to fend for themselves while their father is working and their mother is in hospital. The cuddly Totoro is on hand during emergencies, rescuing the children from the rain and summoning a smirking cat-shaped bus.

3. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Based on Eiko Kadono’s acclaimed novel about a teenage witch, this is the story of 13-year-old Kiki (voiced by Kirsten Dunst), who clambers on to her broom and goes in search of a new town in which to settle. Kiki struggles to find her footing in the developing world but ingeniously fashions her own delivery service for a bakery. An exuberant film about an enterprising young woman; a shame that the tragic loss of her sassy cat’s voice is underplayed.

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2. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

Poor Sophie (voice acted by Emily Mortimer and Jean Simmons) bears the brunt of several magical feuds in this fantastical animation, cursed to appear as an old woman. She finds employment as housekeeper for a narcissistic wizard and becomes embroiled in his resistance of a war stirring between kingdoms. (This, apprently, was Miyazaki’s filmic response to the Iraq conflict). A potent, affecting story of inner identity and beauty, loosely adapted from the novel of the same name by Diana Wynne Jones.

1. Princess Mononoke (1997)

Speaking strongly to our present climate crisis, this monumental animation centres around a stand-off between iron manufacturers and ancient forest spirits. Further afield from the conflict, Prince Ashitaka is cursed by a raging boar spirit and forced to voyage to Irontown, there encountering ferocious Princess Mononoke. Miyazaki manages to create nuanced characters on both sides of the battle; the resounding message, as in many of his films, is to cultivate a caring and symbiotic relationship between humanity and nature.

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Get Over Here And Watch The First Trailer For The Animated Mortal Kombat Movie

If you’re a fan of the Mortal Kombat series, things are looking up right now. Between a live-action movie coming in 2021, Joker DLC coming to Mortal Kombat 11, and the upcoming animated movie–Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge–it’s a great time to be a fan of this long-running, ultra-violent franchise.

The upcoming animated movie will be released sometime this spring on Blu-ray, DVD, and digitally, and yes, it will be rated-R. The first Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge trailer has arrived, which IGN had the scoop, and you can check it out below.

From the looks of the trailer, the film will follow the life of Hanzo Hasashi, the ninja who would eventually become Scorpion and would seek revenge on the man that killed him, Sub-Zero. In addition to that, we’ll get to see the Mortal Kombat tournament, where fighters from both Earthrealm and Outworld fight each other to protect their worlds.

The upcoming movie features an extensive cast, which some names that you probably know, including a perfectly cast Johnny Cage. Check out the full list below.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge cast:

  • Joel McHale as Johnny Cage
  • Jennifer Carpenter as Sonya Blade
  • Patrick Seitz as Scorpion and Hanzo Hasashi
  • Steve Blum as Sub-Zero
  • Jordan Rodrigues as Lui Kang
  • Robin Atkin Downes as Kano
  • Artt Butler as Shang Tsung
  • Darin De Paul as Quan Chi
  • David B. Mitchell as Raiden
  • Ike Amadi as Jax Briggs
  • Kevin Michael Richardson as Goro
  • Grey Griffin as Kitana

This animated film isn’t the only Mortal Kombat movie in the works. There is a live-action one from Warner Bros. on the way, which is shooting in southern Australia. Many members of the cast have already been revealed, including Kano, Sonya, Sub-Zero, Lui Kang, and Jax. The live-action Mortal Kombat movie will arrive in March 2021, roughly a year after Scorpion’s Revenge.

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