Halle Bailey of Chloe x Halle – recently cast by Disney as Ariel, the Little Mermaid. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Disney has announced that Halle Bailey is to play Ariel in Rob Marshall’s live-action version of The Little Mermaid. Most of the world didn’t notice. (...)

Kidman arrives for the screening of Sofia Coppola’s dreamy remake of  The Beguiled at Cannes. Photograph: Getty Images

“Cannes: 70th Fest Welcomes Netflix, TV Series, VR & Lots of Nicole Kidman”, read a recent headline on infotainment bible Deadline. “Nicole Kidman(...)