Merge 104.8 | 06 January 2021
Mel B has revealed that The Spice Girls are set to reunite as a group of five. That means Victoria Beckham could return to the stage with the girls for the first time since 2012. Posh originally turned down the first reunion tour last year but the four girls carried on playing to packed stadiums.
Mr. Bean is coming back! It appears that Rowan Atkinson is working on a reboot of the character for an upcoming movie. Despite the worldwide success of Mr. Bean it’s a role he doesn’t enjoy playing because he says the weight of responsibility is not pleasant. Not much is known about the project except that it will be an animated movie as he says it’s easier for him to perform the character vocally than visually.
Instagram is testing a new design for viewing stories on the desktop version of the site. In the new look, Instagram Stories are expected to appear in a carousel, instead of the current single-tile format that takes up the whole page. Navigation will remain the same – users will have to manually click through the Stories or can choose to let them play one after the other automatically.