Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died aged 87.
Russell Brand in space
Brand's fiance', singer Katy Perry, has bought him a ticket to fly into space.
Katy Perry has spent £128,000 on a Virgin Galactic spacecraft ticket as a birthday gift for the British comedian, Virgin has confirmed.
Brand will be flying into space after a three day training course, but he will have to wait quite a while to take advantage of his present as the space flights are still being tested.
The ticket was bought for him last June to celebrate his 35th birthday.
X-Men director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in a US court.
Films by British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach have been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Actor Richard E Grant will appear in the world premiere of a stage musical – as a 3D hologram.