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JAMES CORDEN TO PLAY PETER RABBIT

Peter Rabbit is finally coming to the big screen.

English actor and talk show host James Corden, 38, has signed on to portray the titular character from the beloved classic children's book in the live-action/animated flick, which is yet to be titled.

The film, which is set for release in April 2018, will be directed by Will Gluck, who helmed Easy A.

Other cast members include Rose Byrne, Elizabeth Debicki and Daisy Ridley.


STAN LEE'S MOVIE CAMEOS FILMED

Former Marvel Comics president Stan Lee, 93, has been a staple in almost every Marvel Comics film since 2000. And Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige revealed that Lee has already filmed cameos for four upcoming projects.

But that's not all we'll be seeing of Lee.

It's been reported that Twentieth Century Fox has acquired the rights to his life story, with plans to make a action film set in the 1970s.


DRAKE RELEASES NEW SHORT FILM ON APPLE MUSIC

Canadian singer Drake, 29, has released a new short film, Please Forgive Me, on Apple Music.

Directed by frequent collaborator Anthony Mandler, the 23-minute offering filmed in South Africa is a visual companion to his chart-topping album Views. It was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America last month.


SAMMI CHENG SET TO SPARKLE IN 150,000 CRYSTALS

As the queen of Cantopop, it was only a matter of time before Hong Kong diva Sammi Cheng, 44, collaborated with crystal maker Swarovski for her visually spectacular concerts.

For her latest world tour Touch Mi 2, Swarovski joined forces with Korean jewellery designer Il Jung Lee and local designer Vaughn Tan to create three costumes for Cheng that are embellished with over 150,000 Swarovski crystals, in what Cheng called a "sparkling collaboration".


SKECHERS D'LITES 2 LAUNCHED IN S'PORE

US fashion brand Skechers have launched their new Skechers D'Lites 2 shoes in Singapore.

They were also made available in Asia first, way before the rest of the world.

The collection, which comes in nine different unisex designs, are endorsed by K-pop boy band EXO and feature an air-cooled memory Foam cushioned insole for ultimate comfort.

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