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August 06,2017 09:29

A look back at some of the top entertainment stories over the past seven days. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Srey Moch (pictured left) landed the lead role in Jolie's Netflix movie. Angelina Jolie came under scrutiny after speaking to ...and more »


A look back at some of the top entertainment stories over the past seven days.

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Image caption Srey Moch (pictured left) landed the lead role in Jolie's Netflix movieAngelina Jolie came under scrutiny after speaking to Vanity Fair about her new film where she explained how they used a casting game which involved giving money to poor children then taking it away.
She fiercely denied playing tricks on the children and claimed the magazine misreported her.
Vanity Fair stands by Angelina Jolie audition story

Image copyright BBC/Love ProductionsThe BBC announced a new TV cookery competition with former Bake Off star Mary Berry as the lead judge.
Britain's Best Cook will broadcast on BBC One and it will be presented by Claudia Winkleman.
Berry will be joined by a second judge but their identity hasn't been revealed yet.
Britain's Best Cook: Mary Berry to judge new BBC cooking contest

Image copyright Getty ImagesEdward Enninful started his new job as British Vogue's editor-in-chief.
He's the first male editor in the magazine's history and takes over from Alexandra Shulman who spent 25 years in the role. His first move as editor was launching Vogue on Snapchat.
Five ways new editor Edward Enninful can keep Vogue in fashion

Image copyright Getty ImagesKim Kardashian West's company is being sued over a phone case.
The LuMee smartphone case is a popular item amongst bloggers and Kardashian fans as it comes with an integrated light to help users take the perfect selfie - the right lighting is key after all!
Hooshmand Harooni has claimed in a £75m lawsuit that the idea was copied from him but a representative for Kardashian said: "The patent lawsuit filed by Snaplight has no merit."
Kim Kardashian West sued over selfie case design

Image copyright BBC/The Ink Factory/Mitch JenkinsTom Hiddleston is taking on the role of Hamlet on the London stage and will be directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh.
Tickets will be available through an online ballot and proceeds will go towards the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. That's Rada to you and me.
Tom Hiddleston to star in Hamlet, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh

Image copyright Getty ImagesThe latest series of Celebrity Big Brother has started on Channel 5 in the UK.
The house has been filled with 15 "stars" ranging from soap actors to reality TV regulars and even a YouTuber!
Celebrity Big Brother: Who are the contestants?

Image copyright Getty ImagesChris Evans's Radio 2 breakfast show has lost half a million listeners in the past year, figures show.
But Nick Grimshaw saw his weekly audience on his Radio 1 breakfast show rise by 350,000 listeners from the previous quarter to reach 5.5m. It's also an increase on the 5.43 listeners who tuned in during the same period in 2016.
Chris Evans's Radio 2 breakfast show loses half a million listeners

Image copyright Getty ImagesHarry Potter and All Creatures Great and Small actor, Robert Hardy, died aged 91 - he was also known for his numerous portrayals of Winston Churchill.
We also lost actor Hywel Bennett, known for his roles in Shelley and EastEnders, and US playwright and actor Sam Shepard died. They were both aged 73.
Robert Hardy: Harry Potter and All Creatures Great and Small star dies
Actor Hywel Bennett dies aged 73
Actor and writer Sam Shepard dies at 73
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