It’s shaping up as one of the most intriguing guests lists of the year: which family members will be invited to celebrate Rupert Murdoch’s upcoming 90th birthday with the billionaire expat media mogul? And even more tantalising, given the endless Machiavellian machinations within the all-powerful family , is the prospect of who will actually show up. Will his son James Murdoch be there? James and his wife Kathryn publicly cast shade on Rupert in January with stinging criticism of one of his most precious personal possessions - his media empire . However I have been assured by well-placed sources that they were very much involved in top secret plans to mark the patriarch’s birthday milestone. READ MORE: James Murdoch makes statement in the style of his dramatic departure from News Corp Murdoch family discord plays out publicly James Murdoch breaks ranks over 'climate change denial' News Corp boss hits out at 'muck-spreading' by Murdoch media rivals Fierce … [Read more...] about ‘Family always comes first’: Who will turn up to Rupert Murdoch’s 90th birthday?