Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

Dorset Echo: Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams during the Emmys ceremony

10:09am Thursday 21st August 2014

Billy Crystal is to pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend, at next week's Emmy Awards.

Hawaii row photographer sues Bieber

Dorset Echo: Justin Bieber ordered his bodyguard to take a memory card from a photographer, a lawsuit says (AP)

7:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

A photographer has sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach last year.

Emma Stone for Broadway Cabaret

Dorset Echo: Emma Stone is set to appear in the Broadway version of Cabaret

9:24am Thursday 21st August 2014

Emma Stone has been confirmed as the new star of a Broadway version of Cabaret.

Chloe Moretz: I love a tearjerker

Dorset Echo: Chloe Grace Moretz at the premiere of If I Stay

9:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

Chloe Grace Moretz has revealed she loves a good cry over soppy films.

Blue's Simon Webbe set for Strictly

Dorset Echo: Simon Webbe from Blue is joining the Strictly line-up

8:51am Thursday 21st August 2014

Simon Webbe of boyband Blue will be hoping viewers will All Rise to attention as he is the latest celebrity named for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Pattinson takes the ice challenge

Dorset Echo: Robert Pattinson has taken part in the Ice Bucket challenge

9:55am Thursday 21st August 2014

Robert Pattinson and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini have become the latest celebrities to take up the Ice Bucket challenge.

Jon Hamm is good guy in latest role

Dorset Echo: Jon Hamm stars in Million Dollar Arm

9:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

Jon Hamm has said he could not resist the opportunity to play a good guy when he was approached about the role of a washed-up sports agent in his new film Million Dollar Arm, which has its UK premiere tonight (August 21).

Camden memorial for Amy Winehouse

Dorset Echo: A statue of Amy Winehouse is to be unveiled next month

9:29am Thursday 21st August 2014

A life-size statue of singer Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in the heart of the London neighbourhood she called home.

Film fans enjoy ET under the stars

Dorset Echo: Film fans wore E.T masks to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House in London

12:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Film fans have gathered under the stars at London's Somerset House for a very special screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Depp to share screen with daughter

Dorset Echo: Johnny Depp's daughter will star alongside him in Yoga Hosers

10:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Johnny Depp's teenage daughter has been cast alongside him in a film.

Stars urge more TV ethnic diversity

Dorset Echo: Idris Elba wants to see more diversity in TV

11:44am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Stars including Idris Elba and Lenny Henry have told TV bosses they are "dismayed" at the poor numbers of people from ethnic minority backgrounds working in the industry and demanded money be set aside to improve the situation.

Harry Styles turned down movie role

Dorset Echo: Harry Styles turned down a part in a Hollywood film

10:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Harry Styles had the chance to be a movie star but turned it down for One Direction, it has emerged.

Delevingne surfing towards musical

Dorset Echo: Cara Delevingne is in talks to star in a Beach Boys musical

1:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Cara Delevingne could be starring as a surfer girl in a new Beach Boys musical.

Bieber scent sales stink at Arden

Dorset Echo: Justin Bieber's perfume sales have caused a stink at Elizabeth Arden

1:13pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift's poor perfume sales have been blamed for a loss at Elizabeth Arden, the company that makes them.

Madonna's toy boy Timor speaks out

Dorset Echo: Madonna's toyboy Timor Steffans has said the age gap between them means nothing

12:57pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Madonna's toyboy Timor Steffens has apparently dismissed the age gap between them - insisting he likes older women because he learns a lot from them.

White Dee succeeds in CBB mission

Dorset Echo: White Dee convinced three overseas housemates that she is British royalty.

10:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Benefits Street's White Dee has succeeded in her mission to convince three overseas housemates that she is British royalty.

Anna Nicole's estate loses cash bid

Dorset Echo: Model Anna Nicole Smith died in 2007

12:10pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.

Manganiello gives Sofia strip treat

Dorset Echo: Joe Manganiello treats girlfriend Sofia Vergara to his strip moves

11:56am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Joe Manganiello has admitted he practises his moves for Magic Mike 2 for girlfriend Sofia Vergara.

Aniston, Berry stand up to cancer

Dorset Echo: Jennifer Aniston is supporting a telethon in aid of cancer research

11:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Jennifer Aniston and fellow big screen stars Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon are set to appear on a major telethon in the US to support cancer research.

Jackie Chan shame over son's arrest

Dorset Echo: Jackie Chan has apologised for his son's actions

3:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Jackie Chan has said he is ashamed and saddened over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, and he apologised to the public.

Henry reveals Pryor appointment

Dorset Echo: Lenny Henry is working on a play about Richard Pryor

3:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Lenny Henry is working on a play about controversial comic Richard Pryor at the National Theatre.

Paul McCartney 'working with Kanye'

Dorset Echo: Sir Paul McCartney could be working with Kanye West

12:44pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sir Paul McCartney is reportedly making music with Kanye West, as they head into the studio together.

Alba reveals inner steel for sequel

Dorset Echo: Jessica Alba at the Sin City: A Dame To Kill For premiere in LA

10:52am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Jessica Alba has revealed how excited she was to let out her inner tough girl for her role in the new Sin City sequel.

Sir Cliff set for return to charts

Dorset Echo: Sir Cliff Richard is heading for the charts

4:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sir Cliff Richard looks set to return to the charts just over a week after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.

Cumberbatch for Jungle Book villain

Dorset Echo: Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice Shere Khan in the Jungle Book: Origins movie

10:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in Andy Serkis' Jungle Book: Origins movie.

Tom Cruise takes Ice Bucket mission

Dorset Echo: Tom Cruise has taken the Ice Bucket Challenge

10:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Tom Cruise, David Beckham, Simon Cowell and Hugh Jackman have become some of the latest stars to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Busey: I saw late Swayze's spirit

Dorset Echo: Gary Busey claims to have seen the ghost of Patrick Swayze

11:44am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Gary Busey has been telling his Celebrity Big Brother housemates that the ghost of Patrick Swayze "came through" him recently.

Rugby's Evans joins Strictly fray

Dorset Echo: Thom Evans has signed up for Strictly Come Dancing

12:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Former rugby star Thom Evans has become the latest name to tackle the challenge of ballroom dancing after signing up for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Bana: Fans can't hide from horror

Dorset Echo: Eric Bana stars in Deliver Us From Evil

2:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Eric Bana has joked that covering their eyes won't help cinema-goers escape the scary scenes in his new film, Deliver Us From Evil.

Pegg, Wright to reunite for film

Dorset Echo: Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are teaming up for more films

12:19pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Simon Pegg has revealed he is working on a new film with Edgar Wright.

Cluster headache woes for Radcliffe

Dorset Echo: Daniel Radcliffe suffers from cluster headaches

12:03pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he is on blood pressure medication.

Cilla stands up for old pal Cliff

Dorset Echo: Cilla Black has rallied to the defence of fellow showbiz veteran Sir Cliff Richard

4:15pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cilla Black has rallied to the defence of fellow showbiz veteran Sir Cliff Richard and said she thinks allegations that he sexually assaulted a boy in the 1980s are "without foundation".

Richardson: Tribal fight was scary

Dorset Echo: A member of the Moni Tribe poses by the aeroplane in Channel 4's Worst Place To Be A Pilot

2:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Pilot Guy Richardson has revealed how he was caught in the middle of a clash of clans while flying in Indonesia.

Spandau Ballet to reunite for film

Dorset Echo: Spandau Ballet are set for a stage reunion

9:22am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Spandau Ballet are to be reunited on stage in the UK for the first time in four years when they perform at the premiere of their new film.

Van Outen having fun with new man

Dorset Echo: Denise Van Outen is dating trader Eddie Boxshall

12:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Denise Van Outen has revealed she is enjoying life with her new boyfriend, Eddie Boxshall.

Jenkins: Wedding date to be set

Dorset Echo: Katherine Jenkins and Andrew Levitas are engaged

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Katherine Jenkins has revealed she has yet to set a date for her wedding.

Elbow join iTunes Festival line-up

Dorset Echo: Guy Garvey and Elbow have joined the iTunes Festival line-up

10:23am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Elbow, The Script and Lenny Kravitz have joined the line-up for the 2014 iTunes Festival.

Keegan: I won't become Essex girl

Dorset Echo: Michelle Keegan has moved south to live with fiance Mark Wright

1:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Michelle Keegan has said she intends to hold onto her Northern roots after moving to Essex to live with fiance Mark Wright.

Jackie Chan's son in drug bust

Dorset Echo: Jaycee Chan - son of actor Jackie Chan - has been detained in one of China's biggest drugs busts

1:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The actor son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.

Fergie sees son take first steps

Dorset Echo: Fergie says her son has walked for the first time

1:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Fergie has said her son has taken his first steps, but that her husband Josh Duhamel missed the milestone.

Swift shaking off country music

Dorset Echo: Taylor Swift has unveiled her new album 1989 - her first full pop album

1:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Taylor Swift is shaking off her country sound - announcing the release of her first full-length pop album.

Chain letter sees stars grill stars

Dorset Echo: Kate Winslet has taken part in a chain video that sees stars quiz other stars

1:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kate Winslet, Andy Serkis and Chris Pratt are just some of the stars who have taken part in a video chain letter where they grill each other with burning questions.

Madonna parties with model Moss

Dorset Echo: Madonna celebrated her birthday with family and friends

1:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Madonna has been joined by Kate Moss as she celebrated her birthday.

Kim Kardashian's Selfish new book

Dorset Echo: Kim Kardashian is releasing a book of her best selfies

1:02pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kim Kardashian is cementing her status as Queen of the Selfie by releasing a book of her best shots, called Selfish.

Connolly 'doing incredibly well'

Dorset Echo: Billy Connolly was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2013

5:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Billy Connolly could have had Parkinson's disease for around 10 years before it was diagnosed, his wife has revealed.

Addison and Capaldi's Who reunion

Dorset Echo: Peter Capaldi and Chris Addison starred together in The Thick Of it and In The Loop (BBC)

12:09pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Chris Addison is to reunite with his The Thick Of It co-star Peter Capaldi - with a guest role in Doctor Who.

Cliff pulls out of charity event

Dorset Echo: Sir Cliff Richard has pulled out of a charity event

6:07pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Sir Cliff Richard has pulled out of a charity event after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.

No filming at gigs, Bush urges fans

Dorset Echo: Kate Bush has asked fans not to film her comeback gigs

11:08am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kate Bush has asked fans not to film her comeback gigs when they begin next week.

Star voices give life to statues

Dorset Echo: Helen Lederer with a statue of Hodge the Cat at the launch of Talking Statues

2:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Figures such as stage and screen star Sir Patrick Stewart, comic actress Helen Lederer and Downton Abbey regular Hugh Bonneville are bringing a series of statues to life by giving them a voice.

Hammond vying for glitter ball

Dorset Echo: Alison Hammond is to take part in Strictly Come Dancing

12:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

This Morning presenter Alison Hammond has confirmed to viewers she will be a contestant on the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.


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