Andrea's star is on the rise
Whatever about the overall quality of Madonna's film W.E., there's no doubting the excellence of English actress Andrea Riseborough's portrayal of Wallis Simpson. Suddenly she's hot property, and has just joined the cast of Tom Cruise's next film, a big-budget sci-fi thriller due for release next year.
More than a pretty Face
Elizabeth Taylor may be more readily associated with diamonds than art, but she was a surprisingly astute buyer of paintings and next month her collection will go under the hammer at Christie's in London. The collection includes work by Degas, Renoir, Pissarro and one painting by Van Gogh that may fetch £7m (8.4m).