With just over a week to go until UB40 kicks off their SA tour, we bring you some interesting facts about their opening band, Grassy Spark

Angelina Jolie was reportedly questioned by the FBI for four hours over the Brad Pitt private plane incident

Angelina Jolie tipped to play Nigella Lawson in new biopic

2014-01-07 12:47
angelina jolie,nigella lawson
Los Angeles - Angelina Jolie is reportedly being lined up to play Nigella Lawson on the big screen.

The Maleficent actress has been approached to portray the TV chef in a film about her life, according to The Sun newspaper.

A source told the paper: "Angie had planned to take a lot of time off next year but this role is very tempting.

"She has been gripped like everyone else by all the drama surrounding Nigella these past few months and thinks she is a remarkable woman. The story has got it all - and she's as intrigued as anyone else by it."

Nigella has had a turbulent year, divorcing her wealthy husband Charles Saatchi after photos emerged of him with his hands around her neck.

She then faced a grilling in court during the trial of her former aides Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo, who were acquitted of fraud last month, where she was forced to admit she had used cocaine and marijuana in the past.

After the ordeal, the curvy cook admitted to Good Morning America: "I have to be honest, to have not only your private life but distortions of your private life put on display is mortifying, but there are people going through an awful lot worse and to dwell on it would be self-pity, and I don't want to do that."


24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

Here's a first look at Tumisho Masha as Nelson Mandela in Mandela's Gun. Read More »
Add your review

Tom Hanks wants in on Channing Tatum's gender-swapped remake of his 1984 mermaid romantic comedy Splash. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.