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Whittaker is the first woman to play the role, which has been portrayed by 12 previous actors. As for Whittaker, asked about how she's playing the part, she responded quickly. 'Would you be my new best friends?' Over the years, the people who travel with the Doctor have been known as assistants and, more formally, companions.
  • Cher to release album of Abba covers following Mamma Mia! role

    Cher to release album of Abba covers following Mamma Mia! role

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    She said it's "sweet" that her husband, with whom she shares a daughter born the month they married, was concerned. They also shared something else: a friendly, delightful kiss. She also studied a number of Streep's "more comedic" past projects, including 1990's Postcards from the Edge, which was based on the late Carrie Fisher's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name.
  • Amazon goes to the dogs after Prime Day downtime

    Amazon goes to the dogs after Prime Day downtime

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    Though technical glitches marred the start of Prime Day on Monday afternoon and prevented many customers from shopping, Amazon quickly said this year's event was beating last year's. It isn't clear how many workers are joining the strikes, but starting in May, Amazon workers in Spain published a letter calling on all company employees across Europe to protest its labor policies on Amazon Prime Day .
  • A 'Batwoman' Series is in Development at The CW

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    Television. The Vampire Diaries' Caroline Dries , an out lesbian, will pen the script. And knocking down a few outdated superhero paradigms in the process. The character was introduced in 2006 and is described as "an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter". Also in-line to help executive produce the planned superhero drama are Berlanti and his Warner Bros.
  • Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela tribute in London

    Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela tribute in London

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    We've got EXCLUSIVE details on if she's going to cut him out of her life for good. "All they have to do is speak to me", Markle told TMZ . The Duchess of Cambridge returned to the court on Sunday with her husband, Prince William , to watch Novak Djokovic defeat Kevin Anderson .
  • Amazon's Prime Day Launch Experienced Some Technical Problems

    Amazon's Prime Day Launch Experienced Some Technical Problems

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    Track the price to see if it's been offered for less previously at different times of the year like Cyber Monday or Black Friday. "Below is a selection of deals members can expect to find on Prime Day", Amazon says. Four new countries will be part of Prime Day this year: Australia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Singapore. The action adds to Amazon's Prime Day difficulties.
  • Blue carpet glamour: Cher and Meryl Streep stun at Mammia Mia premiere

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    Then take on our quiz, timed to coincide with the release of the hotly anticipated sequel Mamma Mia! But Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again doesn't quite achieve the same intoxicating sense of nostalgia-drenched delirium. She said it's "sweet" that her husband, with whom she shares a daughter born the month they married, was concerned. "Because she's lived a much longer life than I have", she added, jokingly referring to the fact that Cher is 72, only three years older than Streep herself.
  • Duchess Kate and Meghan are 'closer than ever'

    Duchess Kate and Meghan are 'closer than ever'

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    Meghan's father also said that his daughter looked "terrified" and seemed like she was struggling to adjust to royal life . Every year for a couple years she comes out to Wimbledon , has supported me ... He then suffered a heart attack and underwent surgery meaning he was too unwell to travel to the wedding. "I could actually die soon". 'And I want to be her [future] child's grandfather and I want to be near them.
  • Prince Louis christening photos are released by the Royal Family

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    Sadly, Prince Louis' great-grandparents Queen Elizabeth , 92, and Prince Philip , 96, did not attend. William and Kate were joined at the event by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , the Duke and Duchess of Sussex . The duchess added, with a smile: "I hope he stays like this". That gown is a handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe . Another user said, " Princess Charlotte holding her baby brother's hand in the official family photo is the best thing on Twitter today".
  • You have to watch this great ‘Uncharted’ fan film starring Nathan Fillion

    You have to watch this great ‘Uncharted’ fan film starring Nathan Fillion

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    For years, fans have been calling for Firefly and Castle star Nathan Fillion to take on the role of adventurer Nathan Drake in an Uncharted movie. Now he's made his own Uncharted fan film . From the flippant nature of Drake's character to the deftly crafted historical fiction to the behind-the-back and over-the-shoulder cinematography utilized when Drake went into attack mode, the short translated the adventures of the famed explorer in an accurate and entertaining way.
  • Stranger Things Releases 80's Mall Video Teaser for Season 3

    Stranger Things Releases 80's Mall Video Teaser for Season 3

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    The mall's "state of the art foodcourt is just an escalator ride away", and that's where viewers see Joe Keery's character, Steve working at Scoops Ahoy alongside Robin, a new cast member played by Maya Hawke . Looks like he has a job at the Scoops Ahoy ice cream shop. As Stranger Things is Netflix's big show, I would expect they'd want to get the season out to be considered for next year's Emmys, but that's just my speculation.
  • Prime Day 2018 outage is a huge, expensive headache for Amazon

    Prime Day 2018 outage is a huge, expensive headache for Amazon

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    Shoppers in the USA and elsewhere are struggling to access Amazon's website as one of its biggest annual sales, Prime Day , gets underway. Quite often, the models on sale - KitchenAid makes dozens of colour and size variants - are a bit weird, like a mini one in bright green or a commercial sized model in polished walnut.
  • Netflix plunges as subscriber growth disappoints

    Netflix plunges as subscriber growth disappoints

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    All told, Netflix now boasts upwards of 130 million subscribers across the globe. The company gained 5.1 million subscribers worldwide during the quarter, more than 1 million below the number that management had believed it could. and 4.1 million internationally. Analysts had been modeling $3.94 billion in revenue and EPS of 79 cents. It marked the first time in a more than a year that Netflix hadn't exceeded its subscriber growth projections.
  • Prince Louis’ Official Christening Photos Released By Kensington Palace

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    And in the newly-released official photographs, the strong bond between mother-and-son is hugely evident. They're then joined by William's father Prince Charles and wife Camilla , his brother Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan , as well as Catherine's parents, sister Pippa along with her new husband James Matthews , and her brother James.