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    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

  • First look as Rufus Sewell returns to star opposite Jenna Coleman in Victoria series two

    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