She was surprised when she was offered the fierce warrior-woman role in her latest movie, but the House of Cards star is no stranger to strong character parts. She talks with Michael Idato.
Linda Morris This year's Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelists show a concern for the role of home in their characters' lives.
Linda Morris Blue-collar singer Jimmy Barnes officially an award-winning author for his memoir.
Joey Pucino After Sarah Lacina snagged the million dollar grand prize on this season's finale of Survivor, fans continued to tune in to the much-anticipated reunion episode.
Rob Moran The deal for the one-off special is reported to be around $US20 million.
Stephanie Bunbury Many reporters said the second series of Top of the Lake was the best thing they saw at Cannes.
Broede Carmody The decision comes a month after Yassmin Abdel-Magied sparked outrage with her Anzac Day comments.
Liam Mannix Rebel Wilson claims she was dumped from voicing a female panda love interest in Kung Fu Panda 3 after a magazine article portrayed her as a serial liar.
Rachel Clun A new exhibition at GOMA is displaying more than 500 costumes, sets and props from the many Marvel films.
Jenna Clarke There are many great friendships and actresses Meghan Markle and Priyanka Chopra top Great Mates honour roll.