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Johnny Depp to direct first film in 25 years, Al Pacino to produce

Johnny Depp will direct his first film in 25 years with the upcoming biopic Modigliani.The actor, who previously directed 1997’s The Brave starring himself and Marlon Brando, announced he’ll be stepping behind the camera for a second time for a film about the life of Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani.In a statement (via The Hollywood Reporter), Depp said: “The saga of Mr. Modigliani’s life is one that I’m incredibly honoured, and truly humbled, to bring to the screen.

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Terry Wogan's will - eye-watering net worth, health battle and inheritance bill claims
BBC presenter is believed to have had a large network but when his will was made public, many were shocked to discover a sum of just £1.04 million.Terry became a national treasure for his work on TV and radio, including Wogan which hosted huge stars including Ronnie Barker and George Best.READ NEXT: Elizabeth Taylor's will - £500m fortune, eye-watering jewellery and £1m given to exHowever, the world of entertainment was left devastated when Sir Terry died in 2016, with fans and fellow stars paying tribute to the inspirational presenter.From Blankety Blank to The Eurovision Song Contest, and his long-running radio programme, Terry is believed to have made around £20 million over the course of his career.We take a look into his last months and his will..Sir Terry Wogan died on January 31, 2016 at the age of 77 years old, after the star was diagnosed with cancer.A statement released by his family following his death said: "Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer."He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time."Fans and stars from the world of entertainment paid tribute to the beloved radio and TV icon, with Graham Norton - who took over from Terry Wogan as the Eurovision commentator - saying in a tweet: "He made it seem effortless and for a young boy in Ireland he made it seem possible.
Blackadder Nursie star Patsy Byrne's will - 'hidden' £1.5m fortune to £50k hospice gift
READ NEXT: Elizabeth Taylor's will - £500m fortune, eye-watering jewellery and £1m given to exIn the weeks following her death, Probate records revealed that Patsy had left an eye-watering fortune in her will - and also explained the star's wishes for how her fortune should be distributed.Patsy Byrne was one of the most familiar faces on our screens, after appearing hit TV programmes and films including Watching, Z Cars, Peak Practice, Kevin and Perry Go Large, Heartbeat, Inspector Morse, Les Miserables and David Copperfield - as well as a number of theatre productions.She is also most fondly remembered as Nursie in the BBC programme Blackadder, along with her appearance in children's TV programme Maid Marian and Her Merry Men.However, Patsy sadly died at the age of 80 years old on June 17, 2014, with stars from the world of entertainment paying tribute to beloved actress.Blackadder actor Tony Robinson told 5 Live: "I was so fond of her as a person and so in awe of her capabilities that when I decided I wanted to introduce a mother to Maid Marion, my first choice was Patsy."Her death also came just one week after that of fellow Blackadder star Rik Mayall, who is fondly remembered for playing Lord Flashheart in the programme.With a long and successful career on both stage and screen, it is no surprise that Patsy Byrne amassed a huge net worth.Yet is has since been revealed that Patsy was unaware of how much her fortune was actually worth when she drew up her will, according to stepdaughter Monica Seccombe.Patsy had majorly underestimated how much her fortune was worth - with her estate eventually revealed to be an eye-watering £1.5million following her death.Away from the limelight, Patsy Byrne was married to Patrick John
Joan Collins' life - fame, royal crush, heartbreaking loss and Piers Morgan shut down
Hollywood career, charity work and personal life in the 2022 documentary This Is Joan Collins.Ever since rising to fame in the fifties, Joan has become of the world's biggest stars - particularly for her role in the hit eighties series Dynasty.However, her life has also included its fair share of loss, including the tragic death of her famous sister in 2015.As Joan celebrates her 89th birthday on May 23, 2022, Daily Star takes a look inside her life as part of our Golden Icons series.Joan Collins is one of Hollywood's biggest stars, having risen to fame in the fifties in films such as Land Of The Pharaohs, The Wayward Bus and Esther and The King.During the sixties and seventies she also appeared in TV series and films including Tales From The Crypt, Empire Of The Ants and The Stud, based on sister Jackie Collins' best selling book.However, it was her role as Alexis Dolby in the hit eighties series Dynasty that brought her worldwide acclaim, with the star playing the role between 1984 and 1989 - landing a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in the process.It remains one of the actresses' favourite roles, with Joan Collins telling Forbes: "The thing that I liked about Alexis was her wit.
Elizabeth Taylor's will - £500m fortune, eye-watering jewellery and £1m given to ex
Hollywood icon and silver screen siren Dame Elizabeth Taylor died.The film star died on March 23, 2011 at the age of 79 years old from congestive heart failure, with fans and fellow stars from the world of entertainment paying tribute to one of cinema's greatest actresses.As well as being the star of huge films including Cleopatra, she was also a keen philanthropist and raised money for causes close to her heart.When she died, it is reported that the actress left a huge fortune, and that her philanthropy work has carried on long after the star's death - even breaking a record in the process.To remember the icon, Daily Star is launching a brand new series – Golden Icons – that will delve into the lives of some Hollywood greats.Elizabeth Taylor was one of Hollywood and cinema's biggest stars, appearing in hit films of the Golden era including The Taming Of The Shrew, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof and Father Of The Bride.She launched onto cinema screens at the age of 11 years old in the film Jane Eyre, before rocketing to fame in 1944's National Velvet.However, one of her most famous roles was as Cleopatra in the 1960 film of the same name, with The Daily Express reporting that the star made an estimated £800,000 from the film alone.As well as being a huge film star, Elizabeth was also one of the first celebrities to launch a perfume range with the high fashion brand Elizabeth Arden, aptly called Diamonds after her famous jewellery collection.Elizabeth Taylor Diamonds launched in 1991, with Hollywood Reporter stating that it had generated over $1billion (£762m) in sales since it launch.It is no surprise then that when Elizabeth Taylor died in 2011, it was reported that the Hollywood icon left an estimated and eye-watering fortune