The first series from the Oscar winner will center around the characters in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The second, titled “Oompa-Loompas,” will focus on the characters of the same name who work in the chocolate factory, Netflix announced in a news release Thursday.

Dahl’s book was first adapted for the screen in 1971, with Gene Wilder starring as chocolate factory owner, Willy Wonka. Director Tim Burton remade the movie in 2005 with Johnny Depp in the lead role.

Netflix said that it plans to “retain the quintessential spirit and tone of the original story while building out the world

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LONDON (Reuters) – British novelist Hilary Mantel unveiled the final installment on Wednesday of her Tudor trilogy about Thomas Cromwell, the blacksmith’s son who rose to be King Henry VIII’s most powerful adviser only to fall from grace and meet a gruesome end.

Eight years in the writing, “The Mirror & the Light” is one of the most eagerly anticipated literary releases in recent years following the runaway success of the two previous novels in the series.

“Wolf Hall”, published in 2009, and its sequel “Bring Up the Bodies”, which came out in 2012, together sold more than 5 million

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TGIF: Thank God It’s Friday..so we can put on sweats and continue working on making a permanent indent on our couch as we stream the weekend away. 

In our new weekly series, What to Watch This Weekend (We know, it’s a very confusing title), we’re going to recommend what to watch now that you (hopefully) have some downtime or need an excuse to avoid brunch with your friends visiting from out of town, whether it’s the latest Netflix obsession everyone—including your grandma and your local Trader Joe’s cashier—is talking about or an oldie but goodie that recently made its way

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The ‘Welcome to the Party’ rapper’s casket is taken close to the streets in his hometown of Canarsie with lovers gathering to spend their final respects to the late star.

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Pop Smoke has been laid to rest, two months following he was gunned down in Hollywood Hills, California. Persons received to bid their final farewell to the late rapper as his casket was taken close to the streets in his hometown of Canarsie, Brooklyn on Thursday, March five all through the funeral procession.

His casket was pulled in a horse-drawn carriage, which was adorned with white curtains.

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Chairman Xia Chunting of Huaxia Cultural Tourism Group

“We’re extremely gratified to be honored with a TEA Thea Award and an IAAPA Brass Ring Award in the similar 12 months.”

Shandong Huaxia Cultural Tourism group has been named for two prestigious, intercontinental honors: a TEA Thea Award for “The Legend of the Gods” and an IAAPA Brass Ring Award for “The Legend of Camel Bells” – equally initial, stay theatrical multimedia displays functioning on Huaxia topic park vacation resort properties in China. Huaxia Cultural Tourism Group is also remaining regarded as a pioneer of

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TABS has collaborated with area artist Alshanté Foggo to create an island-inspired mural at their flagship retailer on Reid Road.

The mural doubles as a “selfie wall” where by shoppers can just take a memento image of them selves towards the brightly coloured backdrop.

Rebecca Singleton, the proprietor and designer of TABS says: “We want to give our shoppers that summer time feeling when they wander via our doorways and to just take absent a long lasting perception of the lively colours both TABS and Bermuda are so renowned for.

“We are psyched to be working with Alshanté as her

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Lauren O’Conner, a former Weinstein Co. personnel whose enterprise memo played a critical function in Harvey Weinstein’s downfall, is speaking out about why she took a stand towards the convicted rapist.

In an interview for an forthcoming episode of life mentor and writer Mike Bayer’s podcast, O’Conner clarifies that she experienced to do a little something for the reason that she, much too, is a survivor of sexual assault.

“As an individual who, many years prior at 23, experienced been assaulted myself and did not really feel that I could discuss for myself, I also wouldn’t have been able to

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Claire Foy and Andrew Scott received ideal actress and actor in a play

The Crown star Claire Foy and Fleabag’s Andrew Scott were amid the large winners at the WhatsOnStage Awards on Sunday.

Foy received ideal actress in a play for her performance in Lungs, whilst Scott took property ideal actor for Current Laughter.

A new musical – & Juliet – which features the music of Britney Spears, Pink, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry, took property the most prizes, successful 6 of the thirteen awards it was nominated for.

The winners are

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Bacchanal Fridays provides Road Fete at Park Area, St Andrew, starting off at nine p.m. girls two-for-1 ahead of 11 p.m.

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Jamaica Rum Pageant is at Hope Gardens today and tomorrow from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. every working day. Featuring performances by Naomi Cowan, Mortimer, Bugle, Protoje, Spragga Benz, Ding Dong and the Ravers, Indie Allen, Freddie McGregor, Cocoa Tea, Ky-Mani Marley, Capleton, as well as a lot more.

Echoes of Sound Methods showcasing ‘12 sounds inna 1 huge venue’ is at the National Indoor Sports activities Intricate, Kingston, starting off at 8 p.m. Admission is absolutely

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  • Artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden with his installation, “Evidence,” at Visible Studies Workshop.

The cops pull more than a young black gentleman who lately purchased his initially car or truck. He’s presented no motive and watches helplessly as a police pet dog tears aside his new ride. When the cops and their canine turn up very little, the gentleman is dismissed with an ominous whisper from an officer: “You happen to be blessed.”

That is what the artist and Rochester indigenous Joshua Rashaad McFadden claims occurred to him as a college university student in North Carolina. He

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