Articles Tagged 'Britain's Got Talent'

Susan Boyle Singing

Susan Boyle Biopic Moving Forward

Susan Boyle, the 2009 Winner of Britain’s Got Talent, won over the world with her blindsiding, unexpected voice and humbled demeanor. There’s been talk of a movie for a while but nothing concrete so far. The Scottish singer was at a press conference in London promoting her Christmas single, “O Come, All Ye Faithful”, and […]

James Corden in ‘One Chance’

LOOK: James Corden Is Paul Potts In ‘One Chance’

British cinema loves to make movies in which people from humble or working-class origins turn out to be gifted or artistic in some way. There’s the one about the miner’s boy who becomes a ballet dancer (Billy Elliot), the one about the miners who worry about their brass band while their industry collapses around them […]

Simon Cowell Sued For Stealing The X Factor

The story so far: British TV executive Simon Fuller develops a reality show based around auditions for a new pop band. It’s called Popstars and it does very well, making stars out of two bands (Hear’Say and Liberty X) and one of the judges, Nigel Lithgoe, who effectively plays a pantomime villain role in proceedings, […]

Simon Cowell News: Britain’s Got Talent, Cheryl’s Got Prospects

If there’s one expression which should strike fear into the hearts of anyone looking to enter a reality TV talent contest, it’s “bookies favorite.” Because they never win. Susan Boyle? Didn’t win. JLS? Didn’t win. Gareth Gates? Didn’t win. Leona Lewis? OK, so it’s not foolproof, but still, this year’s Britain’s Got Talent final did […]

So Who Is Going To Win Britain’s Got Talent 2011?

I know you all want this, I can see it in your eyes. Don’t pretend to be above it. OK, granted, in a very real sense we are ALL above Britain’s Got Talent, but that should not detract from this little rundown of the eight finalists who will do battle this Saturday night. This motley […]

Just Call Him ‘Sir’ Simon Cowell?

It looks like Simon Cowell may be next in line to receive a knighthood title. According to The Daily Mail, the 51-year-old music exec and successful TV producer apparently tops Queen Elizabeth‘s New Year’s Honors List. All contenders will be announced on December 31. Back in October, The Apprentice UK‘s Lord Alan Sugar called for […]

David Hasselhoff Coming to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’?

The Sun reports that David Hasselhoff might step in for a departing Simon Cowell on next season’s Britain’s Got Talent. And Cowell’s the one who wants him in! Apparently, the former Knight Rider and Baywatch star could sign on for more than $777,000 (£500,000). Seems mighty light for the 58-year-old press-lovin’ television icon, whose battle […]

Roundup: David Frankel to Direct Paul Potts Biopic

Three years ago, inspiring opera singer Paul Potts charmed the hearts of Britain's Got Talent with his stunning rendition of "Nessun dorma" from Puccini's Turandot. Judge Amanda Holden was brought to tears, while Simon Cowell called his performance "a breath of fresh air". Since winning the TV talent competition, the 40-year-old entertainer has become an […]

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