Blake Lively quit acting before getting Gossip Girl - find out the sweet deal that made her sign on!
Its been nearly a decade since the game-changing show Gossip Girl first strutted onto television. The addictive CW series, which followed the glamorous and drama-filled lives of high schoolers on the Upper East Side of NYC, served as a launching pad for some of today’s biggest talents in Hollywood, most prominently: Blake Lively. On the cusp of the decennial, the now 30-year-old bombshell reflected on the show with Vanity Fair, revealing that she had quit acting right before being cast. Gossip Girl is celebrating its 10th anniversary Photo: Getty Images "I realised that [acting] was a business as much as a
Fans have been treated to the first look of Rufus Sewell as he makes his return to Victoria series two. The actor, who plays the swoon-worthy Lord M, stars opposite protagonists Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes in the ITV period drama. A sneak peek shows Lord M and Queen Victoria reuniting at Buckingham Palace, with the young monarch asking: "Tell me, Lord M. Do you find me much changed?" The former prime minister replies: "Only for the better ma'am." Rufus' brief return to the show is a welcome surprise to viewers, who loved the dynamic between his character Lord M