• Jim McDonald set for explosive return to Coronation Street

    Jim McDonald is making a highly-anticipated return to Coronation Street. The character, who is played by actor Charlie Lawson, is currently in prison having been jailed for armed robbery in 2011. But he is due for release in the coming weeks – and is set to head straight back to Weatherfield once he's out. Speaking to the Mirror about his comeback, Charlie said: "They wanted me back full time this year, but I couldn’t do it as I am doing Rebus on stage and a thriller. I am going to film a bit but then will be back again

  • Chicken Run sequel officially in the works

    Aardman Animations have confirmed that they are working on a sequel to their immensely popular stop-motion film, Chicken Run. The original story followed chickens Ginger, Babs, Bunty and Mac as they attempted to break out of their coop at the farm to avoid being cooked into chicken pies, and believe that Rocky, a red cockerel, can help to teach them how to fly and escape the farm. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sam Fell will head up the project, while the first film's writers, Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, will write the screenplay. A Chicken Run sequel is in the

  • Gavin and Stacey's baby Neil is all grown up! See the photo

    In news that is sure to make viewers feel very old, baby Neil from Gavin and Stacey has turned ten-years-old! The hit BBC series saw Nessa (Ruth Jones) and Smithy (James Corden) welcome a baby boy together – but fans never got to see him grow up before the show ended in 2010. Until now, that is! A photo of Lewis Merchant, who played Neil in the 2008 Christmas special, has been shared online by his mum Emily. BBC3 initially shared a post featuring some pictures from the show, along with the caption: "FYI baby Neil from Gavin and

  • Simon Thomas leaving Sky Sports to care for his son following wife's death

    Simon Thomas has confirmed his departure from Sky Sports following his wife's death. The presenter, who tragically lost his wife Gemma to cancer in December last year, revealed that his main focus is now to take care of his eight-year-old son Ethan. He will step down at the end of the current football season. In a blog post he said: "I'm doing it for Ethan. On that first morning after Gemma went, I remember Ethan coming up to me in the lounge and through his tears he said these words: 'Daddy, you know every weekend you go away and