Actress SERENA SCOTT THOMAS has signed on to play KATE MIDDLETON's mother Carol in a new TV movie about the royal courtship. Nico Evers-Swindell will play Prince William and Camilla Luddington will portray the bride-to-be.
The British royal is due to marry his fiancee in April (11) and executives at America's Lifetime's network have announced plans to tell the story of their romance on the small screen.
British actress Camilla Luddington, who was born in the same English region as Middleton, will play the soon-to-be princess and Nico Evers-Swindell has been cast as William.
The movie is set to premiere around the same time as the royal wedding, according to Deadline.com.
The heir-to-the-throne and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, were being chauffeured to the city's Palladium Theatre to attend the annual Royal Variety Performance when they found themselves targeted by the unruly demonstrators.
Protesters kicked at the couple's black Rolls Royce and the vehicle suffered a cracked window in the incident, while the body of the car was splattered with paint.
The Prince and the Duchess were not injured in the attack and appeared calm and collected upon their arrival at the charity concert, where they greeted the night's performers, including Kylie Minogue and boyband Take That.
Demonstrators clashed with riot police outside the British Parliament on Thursday after lawmakers approved controversial plans to triple the cost of university tuition fees in England, capping them at $13,500 (£9,000) a year.
The son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana split from his longtime lover Chelsy Davy earlier this year (10), and is now said to be dating the lead singer of rock band Eddie The Gun after they met in London.
Romestrand sent gossips into a frenzy after reportedly telling pals she stayed overnight at royal residence Clarence House, where the prince served her breakfast in bed.
A source tells Britain's News of the World, "She's confided to a few people about her friendship with Harry. She talks about staying overnight at 'the Palace'. She says he was a 'total gentleman' but doesn't divulge much else.
"She doesn't want to talk openly about Harry because she's worried it will overshadow her music."
The 22-year-old actress exchanged vows with producer Sean Covel, 34, on 10 October (10).
Vega was one of many people who chose to mark 10-10-10 as her wedding day.
The couple ended their year-long engagement by saying their 'I dos' before family and friends at the Homestake Opera House in Lead, according to Life & Style magazine.
The bride wore an Ian Stewart gown.
The big day wasn't without its drama - actress Camilla Belle was supposed be be a bridesmaid but she fell sick at the last minute and wasn’t able to make it.
The newlyweds staged their rehearsal dinner on Saturday night (09Oct10) at Kevin Costner's restaurant, the Midnight Star.
Vegas has been forced to put her honeymoon plans on hold - because she'll be back at work on the new Spy Kids movie this week (beg11Oct10).
The charitable pair founded IAmTheCountry.com to encourage American citizens to donate to the relief effort in the South American country, which was hit by a devastating earthquake in February (10).
And they've convinced their showbiz pals Dawson and Lovato - as well as Topher Grace, Twilight actress Nikki Reed and Alexander Skarsgard - to film a public service announcement (PSA) to back the campaign.
In a post on their website, Valderrama and Belle write, "We are joining forces to bring light to and raise awareness of the many ways YOU can help the country of Chile in their moment of desperation.
"This inspired us to produce a PSA to use as a platform to show the simple ways we can all help the organisations that are providing assistance to the people of Chile."
The British star endured a bitter divorce battle last year (09) and was ordered to hand his third wife Alyce Faye Eichelberger a huge lump of his fortune when they split in August (09).
Cleese went on to romance Barbie Orr, but ended the relationship after he discovered she had sold her story to the British press.
But during an appearance on U.K. TV series The Graham Norton Show, Cleese, 70, revealed he is now happily dating Jennifer Wade, a 39-year-old pal of his daughter, Camilla.
He says, "I've found someone who is very age inappropriate. Jenny is 39 - making it 31 years' difference - which is a disgrace.
"We've only been together three or four months - but she is the most... playful creature."
The Godfather star has been making movies since 1969 and will spend 2010 shooting his latest film project, Mary Mother of Christ, alongside Camilla Belle and Peter O'Toole in Morocco.
To celebrate Pacino's landmark birthday, WENN has collected 10 fascinating facts about the man who brought Michael Corleone to life.
- His full name is Alfredo James Pacino.
- Pacino's maternal grandparents hailed from Corleone, Sicily - mirroring his character's last name in The Godfather trilogy.
- He has received eight Academy Award nominations over the years, and won one - he was named Best Actor for his role 1992's Scent of a Woman. The win came 21 years after his first nomination for The Godfather.
- Pacino turned down the role of Han Solo in 1977 sci-fi epic Star Wars - the role gave Harrison Ford his big break.
- He once worked as an usher at New York's Carnegie Hall.
- During his early years as an actor, Pacino considered changing his name to Sonny Scott - derived from his childhood nickname.
- The nickname comes from the song Sonny Boy by Al Jolson, which Pacino loved to sing as a youngster.
- Pacino is one of only three screen stars to receive Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in the same year - the others are Jamie Foxx and Barry Fitzgerald.
- He has never married.
- An Oscar nomination for 1972's The Godfather marked a run of four consecutive nominations for Pacino, a feat only managed by four other stars - Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Jennifer Jones and Thelma Ritter.
The wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, has been using crutches and a wheelchair since the accident in Scotland on 7 April (10) and her leg has been encased in plaster.
And now the 62 year old is nursing a painful shoulder, too.
She says, "The leg doesn't hurt at all. It's the rest of it that hurts when I'm trying to lug myself about. Unfortunately I've slipped a tendon in my shoulder. I've got no leg, and an arm on one side, and no arm and a leg on the other."
The wife of Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, slipped in the wet conditions on Wednesday (07Apr10) and was taken to a local hospital to seek treatment.
Doctors diagnosed her with a twisted fracture of the left fibula and placed her leg in a cast.
Representatives for Clarence House, the royal's official London residence, have confirmed the injury, but insist the Duchess, 62, will continue to fulfil all of her scheduled engagements.
A statement released on Thursday read, "Yesterday while hill walking in slippery conditions in Scotland, the Duchess of Cornwall took a tumble and hurt her leg.
"Today, following doctor's advice, her royal highness had an x-ray which showed a twisted fracture of the fibula. Consequently her royal highness is wearing a plaster cast and will be for six weeks.
"She has been advised not to put weight on her leg. Her royal highness has every intention of carrying out all planned engagements."