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Coldplay are moving into the movie world. The band is co-financing new Ray Winstone film, Ashes.

The film is described as a noir thriller and is being directed by Mat Whitecross, who directed some of Coldplay’s videos.

Will.i.am is reportedly furious with Cher Lloyd after she complained that Cheryl Cole hadn’t called her since The X Factor finished. The Black Eyed Peas singer, who has recorded a duet with Lloyd, apparently read her the riot act for saying that her former mentor is ‘more interested in becoming famous in the States’.

He is insisting that she apologises to the Promise This star if they are to continue working on material together.

In other Girls Aloud news, Nicola Roberts has reportedly spent more than £100,000 on a makeover. She once admitted that she felt hurt being called the ‘ugly one’ in the band and has allegedly splashed out on new clothes, new teeth and new hair.

David Gray has announced that he is to tour the UK later this year. The singer-songwriter is due to kick-off his Lost and Found tour in May.

The shows will form a series of intimate acoustic performances of material from Gray’s current LP, Foundling, as well as reinterpretations of songs from his back catalogue.

Nicole Scherzinger’s admitted that she uses the Simpsons character Edna Krabappel when booking hotels to stop fans discovering her whereabouts. Not any more!

Blur bassist Alex James has explained his reasons for organising a food and music festival. The event, which is titled Alex James Presents Harvest, is due to take place from September 9 to 12 on the star’s farm in Kingham, Oxfordshire. ‘Food and music go so well together. Music has come to represent something else; it’s a different kind of oblivion than what it used to be,’ he said.

I wonder if the cheese he makes is as cheesy as his quotes?

Collaborations between Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury are being lined-up for release. The icons worked with each other during the 1980s on demos for tracks that were never officially released.