War of the Worlds: The biggest change from HG Wells’ book is named characters | Books | Entertainment

It’s one of the most famous science fiction stories of all time and has been adapted many times over the years. The best known in recent memory is Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds starring Tom Cruise, which saw the action brought forward to a contemporary setting. But now BBC One’s version premieres tonight and has taken HG Wells’ classic More...

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By dailyreport On Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Winds of Winter theory: George RR Martin saved writing THIS Game of Thrones DEATH to end? | Books | Entertainment

A Song of Ice and Fire fans are patiently waiting for The Winds of Winter, which will hopefully release next year. And a popular new fan theory reckons it’s possible author George RR Martin is done but has More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Game of Thrones theory: Why George RR Martin is taking so long to finish Winds of Winter? | Books | Entertainment

A Song of Ice and Fire fans are hopeful for a summer 2020 release of The Winds of Winter after Game of Thrones creator George RR Martin set himself a deadline on his blog earlier this year. However, it’s believed More...

By dailyreport On Friday, November 15th, 2019

Brexit would be done had Boris Johnson become Prime Minister in 2016 says May biographer | Books | Entertainment

Back in 2016, David Cameron stepped down as Prime Minister after the UK voted to leave the European Union. As Theresa May announced her candidacy for the Tory leadership, all eyes were on Boris Johnson. However, More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Game of Thrones: George RR Martin says Winds of Winter COMPLETION near | Books | Entertainment

The last book in A Song of Ice and Fire was released in 2011 and we still don’t have The Winds of Winter. But in a recent interview with George RR Martin, it sounds like he’s getting near. The Game of Thrones More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Judi Dench in Artemis Fowl: Branagh says ex-Bond star channelled Ian Paisley | Books | Entertainment

Judi Dench is Commander Root (Image: Nicola Dove) Speaking in a gravelly Northern Irish accent a million miles away from her normal dulcet tones, Dame Judi already has fans aflutter for Artemis Fowl. Director More...

By dailyreport On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Game of Thrones: George RR Martin reveals he would join Robert’s Rebellion, not Mad King | Books | Entertainment

Before A Song of Ice and Fire’s first book A Game of Thrones, Robert’s Rebellion took place. The Baratheon ascended to the Iron Throne after defeating the Mad King Aerys II, who had Rickard and Brandon Stark More...

By dailyreport On Monday, November 11th, 2019

His Dark Materials theory: Naked angels could be totally changed to fit with BBC watershed | Books | Entertainment

In the original novels, there are a number of angels that appears along lead character Lyra’s journey. Interestingly, Pullman chose for the transcendent figures to be completely naked, creating a stark contrast More...

By dailyreport On Sunday, November 10th, 2019

His Dark Materials: Lord Boreal and Father MacPhail book change EXPOSED in pivotal scene | Books | Entertainment

His Dark Materials has had a chequered past when it comes to its translation from the page to the screen. While other book series have enjoyed enormous success during their adaptation – Diana Gabaldon’s More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Jojo Moyes: The Giver of Stars suffers blow as further ‘plagiarism’ claims unearthed | Books | Entertainment

Jojo Moyes has become renowned through her powerful and heart wrenching stories, so much so that the tragic tale of Louisa Clark in Me Before You was turned into a Hollywood film starring Emilia Clarke and More...