Meet Samantha Barks, the actress who Tom Hooper chose to play Eponine in “Les Miserables” over established Hollywood starlets like Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift.
Barks was notified of her big-screen break on Tuesday night following a performance of “Oliver!” at the Manchester Palace in England. Producer Cameron Mackintosh told Barks, who then Tweeted her excitement: “Most incredible moment of my life!!!!”
The 21-year-old rose to fame in England after… Continue reading Samantha Barks, 'Les Miserables's' Eponine: Stage Actress Earns Role Previously Marked For Taylor Swift
Caroline Kennedy and more than 100 members of the Kennedy family are gathering in Washington today to mark the 50th anniversary of her father’s … Continue reading JFK Anniversary Marked by Family Gathering in DC
John Lennon”s 70th birthday was marked with the unveiling of a monument in memory of the Beatles legend. The singer”s first wife Cynthia and their son Julian officially opened the statue in front of 2,000 fans in Lennon”s native Liverpool. The monument, a globe with doves flying overhead, represents peace and will act as a [...] Continue reading John Lennon”s 70th b”day marked with monument honour
Bruce Springsteen figures his first three albums, including the classic “Born to Run,” were a prequel to the rest of his career.. . He really … Continue reading Springsteen says 'Darkness' marked dawn of career
Michael Jackson fans in the US are remembering him on the first anniversary of his death.. The King of Pop died exactly a year ago, aged just 50 … Continue reading Jackson death anniversary marked