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Trial Actually - actor Hugh Grant gets his day in court against Murdoch paper

By Sam TobinLONDON (Reuters) - British actor Hugh Grant's claims that journalists at the Sun used private investigators to tap his phone and burgle his house can proceed to trial, but his allegations about voicemail interception were made too late, London’s High Court ruled on Friday. Grant, alongside King Charles' son Prince Harry, is suing Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers (NGN) for widespread alleged unlawful information gathering that he says was committed on behalf of its tabloid, the Sun.
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Timothée Chalamet got stomach cramps on ‘Wonka’ set after eating “too much chocolate”
Wonka, resulting in stomach cramps.The actor is set to portray a young Willy Wonka in the upcoming musical, which will be released later this year (December 15). The long-awaited film is the third film adaptation to be made of Roald Dahl’s popular children’s book Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.Speaking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas this week (via Variety), Chalamet revealed that he swam in real melted chocolate while filming.But despite his chocolate and sweetie-induced stomach cramps, the actor called the role “a dream come true”.He described past interpretations of Willy Wonka as “cynical”, before adding that “this is a Willy that’s full of joy and hope and desire to become the greatest chocolatier.”The character was first portrayed by Gene Wilder in the 1971 adaptation, and then again by Johnny Depp in 2005’s Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, directed by Tim Burton.Elsewhere at CinemaCon, a first-look trailer for Wonka revealed that Hugh Grant will play one of the Oompa-Loompas serving the chocolatier.In the extended footage, which was shown to exhibitors at the event, the fictional sweet treat developer comes across the Oompa-Loompa (Grant), who is trapped in a glass jar, and later hires him to work in his factory.The footage also paid homage to Singin’ In the Rain – showing Chalamet singing, dancing and spinning around a light pole while searching for magical recipes.
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