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Rebecca Ferguson in talks for Roald Dahl biopic


Beware Vermicious Knids: A billionaire's creating an inflatable space hotel

beware vermicious knids: a billionaire's creating an inflatable space hotel
Roald Dahl might have warned of the dangers of space hotels, but that hasn't put off billionaire entrepreneur Robert Bigelow, who has said he will put an inflatable "habitat" into space by the end of..
City A.M.

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News video: 5 Things You Don't Know About Kelsea Ballerini

5 Things You Don't Know About Kelsea Ballerini 00:43

Singer Kelsea Ballerini is a fast-rising star in the country world. The 24-year-old's second album, Unapologetically, has hit the stores and airwaves and she sat down with Us Weekly to dish about fame..
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News video: Rebecca Ferguson in Talks to Star as Roald Dahl's Wife

Rebecca Ferguson in Talks to Star as Roald Dahl's Wife 00:31

Actress Rebecca Ferguson is reportedly in talks to star in a Roald Dahl biopic. She is rumored to be playing Patricia Neal, Dahl's wife. 'Downton Abbey' star Hugh Bonneville is set to play Dahl. The..
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News video: Violence To Protest A The Release Of A Russian Movie

Violence To Protest A The Release Of A Russian Movie 01:02

Religious conservatives in Russia are burning cars to protest the release of the movie "Matilda." The Russian movie, which is not based on the Roald Dahl book, is a historical drama about the love..
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Is there a celeb NOT cashing in with a kids' book?

is there a celeb not cashing in with a kids' book?
The great Roald Dahl put it best when he said that children’s books are ‘where the money is’. Providing, that is, you’re a pop star, sportsman or failed MP.

11 great authors who wrote for Hugh Hefner's Playboy

11 great authors who wrote for hugh hefner's playboy
Margaret Atwood, Roald Dahl and Arthur C Clarke wrote for Hugh Hefner's magazine.
BBC News

WATCH: Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs' trailer takes you inside wonderful animated world of canines

Oscar nominated director Wes Anderson returns to animation with his upcoming movie Isle of Dogs. The makers of the movie unveiled the first trailer of Anderson's 'Pup Odyssey' and the animated world..

The Oregon Trail is coming back to schools through Minecraft

the oregon trail is coming back to schools through minecraft
The Oregon Trail is perhaps the most beloved educational game ever made — and soon it’ll be getting a new life in schools thanks to Minecraft. A blocky rendition of The Oregon Trail is now..
The Verge

Roald Dahl's Widow Says Charlie From 'The Chocolate Factory' Was Originally Black

Dahl's widow revealed the surprising scoop on the BBC earlier this week.
NPR Also reported by •E! OnlineNYTimes.comHuffington Post

Roald Dahl wanted 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' protagonist to be black, widow says

Roald Dahl’s widow and biographer said the late writer wanted the protagonist of his popular children’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” to be a black boy.
FOXNews.com Also reported by •NYTimes.com

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Author Roald Dahl Originally Pictured Charlie As A 'Little Black Boy' — Find Out What Happened!

There have been two big screen adaptations of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory over the years, each depicting its main character as an angelic, fair-skinned boy with a hungry heart of gold. But when..
Perez Hilton

Daily Briefing: Roald Dahl, Facebook

Top tweet “*raises hand for movie adaptation*” That was from Oscar-nominated director and producer Ava DuVernay, right, after the widow of beloved British children’s writer Roald Dahl told the..

Food as art

Ever had saccharine dreams of gumdrop covered walls and tables made out of chocolate? Such creations are not only limited to the pages of Roald Dahl's fiction, as we've come to witness with the works..
Bangkok Post

Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was going to be black but Roald Dahl's agent got him to change it

Agent 'thought it was a bad idea to have a black hero'

Roald Dahl wanted Charlie to be a 'little black boy'

roald dahl wanted charlie to be a 'little black boy'
Despite every film version of the tale, and Quentin Blake's illustrations, portraying Charlie Bucket as white with a crop of fair hair, Liccy Dahl said that was never her late husband's intention.

Roald Dahl: Can you spot your favourite character?

roald dahl: can you spot your favourite character?
The BBC went looking for Roald Dahl's creations in honour of Roald Dahl day.
BBC News

A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men

Its Roald Dahl day, and all over the country fans of his work dressed up as their favourite characters. We saw a few Matildas and a couple of witches too, so to find out which of his characters has had..
The Latest

These brilliant pictures show your inventive Roald Dahl Day costumes

these brilliant pictures show your inventive roald dahl day costumes
Lots of you sent us pictures of your kids dressed up to mark the occasion
Hull Daily Mail

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