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Julianne Hough Spotted with Longtime Friend Ben Barnes in New York City

Longtime friends Julianne Hough and Ben Barnes are enjoying some quality time together!

The 34-year-old actress and dancer and the 40-year-old Shadow and Bone actor were seen taking a stroll through Washington Square Park on Tuesday afternoon (August 16) in New York City.

Julianne had the final performance of her play POTUS two days earlier, wrapping up a successful debut on Broadway.

You might remember that Julianne and Ben were spotted together in April 2020 while her then-husband Brooks Laich was quarantining separately from her. After her divorce was revealed, they were then seen together again for an ice cream date in January 2021.

Sources have said in the past that they’ve known each other for years and likely are just friends.

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Andrew Garfield Reveals Why Disney Cast Ben Barnes & Not Him in 'Chronicles of Narnia'

Did you know that Andrew Garfield almost starred in Disney’s Chronicles of Narnia franchise before Ben Barnes landed the role? Both Andrew and Ben auditioned for Prince Caspian and were down to the final two together.

Of course, Ben ended up landing the role (and totally nailed it, too!) However, Andrew just told the story of why he did not end up getting the role.

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Ben Barnes Drops Music Video for His Debut Single '11:11,' Starring Evan Rachel Wood!

Ben Barnes is launching his music career and his debut single is out now!

The 40-year-old actor has teamed up with his Westworld co-star Evan Rachel Wood for the music video for his song “11:11,” which you can watch right here.

“I am so thrilled to be sharing this with you after 20 years of wanting to release my own music and finally finding the right reasons… it’s never too late,” Ben wrote on YouTube. “Does the mirror number time 11:11 have mystical, cosmic significance?! Maybe not… but it can’t hurt to make a wish if you see it! My wish is in the song: for you to be ‘happy, free and fearless’ in the pursuit of your dreams. So make a wish for someone you love.”

“11:11″ is the first single off Ben‘s upcoming EP Songs for You, which will be released on October 15.

Watch Ben‘s incredible cover of a Broadway classic from a couple years ago.

Ben Barnes Celebrates 40th Birthday by Announcing He's Releasing an EP!

Ben Barnes has announced some exciting news – he’s launching a music career!

The Shadow & Bone actor took to social media on Friday (August 20), which happened to be his 40th birthday, to announce that his debut EP will be released later this year.

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'Shadow & Bone' Renewed for Season 2, Netflix Reveals How Many Users Watched!

Netflix has announced that Shadow & Bone has been renewed for a second season! If you don’t know, the fantasy series is based on Leigh Bardugo‘s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels/

The streamer also revealed that so many people watched the first season after it debuted a few weeks ago.

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Shadow & Bone's Ben Barnes Sings the 'Friends' Theme Song at His Piano - Watch Now!

Ben Barnes is showing off his vocal talents by putting his own spin on the Friends theme song!

The 39-year-old actor, who stars in the new hit Netflix series Shadow & Bone, has been doing covers on social media for a while now. Check out a cover he did of “All You Need Is Love” back in 2019.

“Who’s feeling nostalgic at the @friends reunion?! Felt compelled to mess with the theme song,” Ben wrote on Twitter. He added that the cast “were such a huge part of my teens. I got the VHS every Xmas. ”

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'Shadow & Bone' Star Ben Barnes Reveals the One Detail He Helped Change From the Book

SPOILER ALERT – This post contains Shadow & Bone spoilers so continue reading at your own risk!

Ben Barnes is opening up about his character from his new Netflix series, Shadow & Bone!

The 39-year-old actor revealed that he actually had a hand in changing a small detail from the book about the relationship between Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li) and his character General “The Darkling” Kirigan, per THR.

In Leigh Bardugo‘s novel, Kirigan makes the first move and unexpectedly kisses Alina. After they show Alina’s abilities to the royal court, the pair kiss again and the book suggests that they come very close to having sex but are interrupted.

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