SEE HELENA BONHAM CARTER AS PRINCESS MARGARET: The queen is the star of The Crown, but the supporting cast is just as fun to watch. Netflix revealed the first shot of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth earlier this week, and on Wednesday, it unveiled Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret. In the shot, which was captioned "Hope" on Twitter, Carter can be seen gazing thoughtfully at a cigarette. The third season will premiere in 2019, with the action beginning in 1963.
25-FOOT STATUE OF BARE-CHESTED JEFF GOLDBLUM ERECTED: A 25-foot recreation of an open-shirted Jeff Goldblum has been erected to honor the original Jurassic Park film in London. Now TV erected the statue in Potters Fields, in front of London’s Tower Bridge, to commemorate the 25thanniversary of the film’s release. Jurassic Jeff has already become a tourist attraction.
THE DARK KNIGHT TO BE RELEASED IN IMAX FOR 10THANNIVERSARY: Ten years ago Wednesday, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight was released. Warner Bros. is celebrating with a one-week limited release of the movie in Imax 70MM starting August 24. The Dark Knight will play in four Imax locations: AMC Citywalk in Universal City, CA; AMC Lincoln Square in New York; AMC Metreon in San Francisco; and the Ontario Place Cinesphere in Toronto. The movie raked in $1 billion worldwide and has became a fan favorite, albeit with a dark underbelly, especially as star Heath Ledger unexpectedly died seven months before its release.
NATALIE DORMER KNOWS HOW GOT ENDS: Someone get Natalie Dormer in the witness protection program, STAT! The Game of Thrones star confessed that she knows how the HBO megahit ends (but she isn’t quite sure how it gets to that point). She tells The Hollywood Reporter: "I know A to B. I know what B is, but I don’t know how they get B. But I do know B." Dormer also discussed her new film, In the Darkness, which she co-wrote, produced and stars in. "I wanted to explore the idea about a human being defined by their pain, and that their entire identity has been amassed around a particular want or need and anger, and then what that does to an individual," she said. "The script is kind of about revenge, forgiveness, redemption, facing your inner self and ultimately letting go." She can also be seen in Picnic at Hanging Rock, streaming on Amazon now.
STAN DRAGOTI DIES AT 85: Stan Dragoti, the director of Love at First Bite and Mr. Mom, died July 13th in L.A., at age 85. His wife Yolanda says he died from complications of pneumonia. He also directed She’s Out of Control and Necessary Roughness. He was previously married to Cheryl Tiegs. He married Yolanda in 2014, but they have been together for more than 30 years. He has no children.