• Ian Curtis biopic Control has received 10 nominations from the British Independent Film Awards.

  • Heather Mills wants Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon to play her in a biopic. She’s really pushing this girl-next-door persona.(Daily Mail)
  • James McAvoy as Kurt Cobain? That’s a casting decision I could get behind.
  • Sir Anthony Hopkins has confirmed he will play Sir Alfred Hitchcock in a biopic.(Digital Spy)

  • Kate Moss is selling the house she shared with Pete Doherty for $6.5 million.(Mirror)

  • Helen Mirren says a convent school sex-ed video proved to be life’s best birth control: “I swear it traumatized me, I haven’t had children and I can’t look at anything to do with childbirth, it absolutely disgusts me.”(Daily Mail)
  • Prince Harry shows up to a charity event a bit hungover.(The Sun)
  • DJ Chris Moyles says he’d never replace Sharon Osbourne on X-Factor and, if approached, he’d tell them to shove it “up their a**.”(The Sun)
  • A fight re-enactor on the British TV series Time Team died after a splinter pierced his eye during a fake jousting scene.(BBC)
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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.