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Liam Neeson might star in 'Men in Black' spin-off

Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson is in negotiations to join actor Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in Men in Black spin-off. Filmmaker F. Gary Gray is directing the project, written by Iron Man screenwriters Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Sony studio has the film dated for a June 14, 2019 release, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Hemsworth and Thompson are not playing...

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Celebrity life is not easy: Bollywood star Ranveer Singh

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Ranveer Singh loves all the attention. He admits being in spotlight is like living his dream. The actor, who is fondly called the Hindi film industry's livewire, thanks to his infectious energy and smile, says being a celebrity comes with some responsibilities -- which he is happy to embrace - but doesn't let any of it take away his focus from his fir...

15 hours ago
Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay team up for 'Six Underground'

Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds will be seen in Michael Bay's upcoming film Six Underground for Netflix. Netflix will co-finance and distribute Bay's film. This will be the first time the director and actor will be working with the streaming service. Bay's home studio, Paramount, was considered at one point, given their long-standing relationship. Netflix ...

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Richard Gere to return to TV after nearly 30 years

London, May 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Richard Gere is making a return to TV after nearly 30 years with the MotherFatherSon drama show. He will play a US media mogul in the new BBC drama, alongside Peaky Blinders star Helen McCrory and Billy Howle, reports bbc.com. Gere said he was so pleased to make his small screen comeback in the series, written by Tom Rob Smith. Mother...

21 hours ago
Claire Foy ready to push herself to 'absolute edge'

Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Claire Foy says playing Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix series The Crown, has been life-changing for her as she now believes she can push herself to the edge of what she thinks is her ability. I thought I knew the actor I was, Foy told The Hollywood Reporter's Drama Actress Roundtable, according to hollywoodreporter.com. I did 'Wolf Hall' (min...

1 day ago
Thick, wooden, vintage: Get trendy with eyewear

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Eyewear needn't be boring. Go for embellished shades or thick geeky glasses touching the vintage style of the early 1970s to stay in vogue, suggest experts. Gurpreet Singh Bhatia, CEO of Vision Express, and Nitin Grover, spokesperson, Scavin Sunglasses, suggest the following: * Thick and geeky: Inspire your nerdy look with the thick and geeky frames. This...

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Kerala tourism to unveil world's largest bird sculpture

Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Kerala tourism will inaugurate the world's largest bird sculpture, Jatayu Earth's Centre, here on July 4, Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said on Tuesday. The replica of the bird 'Jatayu' -- a character in the Ramayana -- is 200 feet long, 150 feet wide, 65 feet tall and is positioned right at the top of a rock situated 1,000 feet above sea level...

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Charlize Theron to play Megyn Kelly in new movie

Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron will reportedly star as Megyn Kelly in a new movie about the women who worked at Fox News under its former chairman Roger Ailes. The presently untitled project was written by The Big Short screenwriter Charles Rudolph and is being produced by Annapurna, the same production company currently filming a Dick Cheney biopic starring Christian...

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We don't always take good care Of our artistes: Lata Mangeshkar

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar says that responsible people within the film industry lack taking good care of their artistes in the manner that they deserve. We tend to forget their contribution just because they are not active any more. This is not right. An artiste is recognized not only for what he or she does today or tomorrow but for all times to come, she ...

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Iconic Hollywood film poster creator Bill Gold dead

Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Bill Gold, one of Hollywood's best-known creators of film posters, has died aged 97. The veteran illustrator had a hand in more than 2,000 posters, including those for Casablanca, Dial M for Murder, and Dirty Harry, BBC reported on Monday. Gold began work at the film production company Warner Brothers in the 1940s. His task was to create artwork...

2 days ago
Jaya Jaitly upset with Priyanka's 'British aristocrat' dress at royal wedding

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Samata Party president and textile revivalist Jaya Jaitly was disappointed to see that Indian actor Priyanka Chopra opted to dress up like a British aristocrat at the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. She says she could have opted for a beautiful sari as independent India has so much to show to the world. How sad an Indian actor attending th...

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Jaya Jaitly upset with Priyanka's 'British aristocrat' dress at royal wedding

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Samata Party president and textile revivalist Jaya Jaitly was disappointed to see that Indian actor Priyanka Chopra opted to dress up like a British aristocrat at the royal wedding of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. She says she could have opted for a beautiful sari as independent India has so much to show to the world. How sad an Indian actor attending the r...

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Hollywood has problem with female directors: Jodie Foster

Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Actress Jodie Foster feels Hollywood has a problem with female directors and, like Europe, it should open up. I said it and I'll keep saying it - I want to direct and I will direct more than I acted, Foster told hollywoodreporter.com. She said a fraction of the film industry has been the last area that needs to see a change. Europe, she said, has always...

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Actress Patricia Morison dead

Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Actress Patricia Morison, who starred in the original 1948 Broadway production of Kiss Me, Kate and The King and I is dead. She was 103. Morison died of natural causes on Sunday at her home here, reports variety.com. Morison was born on March 15, 1915 in New York City. She was the daughter of playwright and actor William Morison and Selena Fraser, a Bri...

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Cannes was Weinstein's hunting ground: Asia Argento

Cannes, May 20 (IANS) Italian film actress Asia Argento, one of Harvey Weinstein's first accusers, delivered a fiery speech about the disgraced Hollywood producer and issued a warning to sexual predators during the closing ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1997, I was raped by Harvey Weinstein here at Cannes, she began during the presentation of the best actress award alongside Av...

4 days ago
Bollywood marketing caught in a 70-year time warp

It is well known that in spite of producing the largest number of films in the world the health of the industry is not very sound. With a success rate of a mere 10 per cent, there is no way the business can hope to thrive or even rise to its full potential. There are various reasons for this including over production, shortage of screen time and competition from other entertainment optio...

4 days ago
Glenda Jackson rejected Judi Dench's Bond role

London, May 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Glenda Jackson says she turned down the role actress Judi Dench essayed in the 'Bond' franchise. In an interview to hollywoodreporter.com, Jackson was asked whether she envied the likes of Dench and Maggie Smith for their success with the Bond and Harry Potter franchises. She replied: No, I was offered M, or whatever part Judi played in the '...

5 days ago
Spielberg in talks to direct DiCaprio in biopic

Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg and Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio are in early talks to collaborate on a Ulysses S. Grant biopic. There's no deal in place for Spielberg to direct it and the company Lionsgate had no comment on the news, reported variety.com. The Grant project was set up last year with DiCaprio and Appian Way partner Jennifer Davisson prod...

5 days ago
Superhero films go 'up, up', not away anytime soon

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Some have speed, flight and strength, others have special suits to take down the big bad guy. It's the age of larger than life superheroes who save the day, and the appetite for films based on caped crusaders or star-spangled hero or the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is only expected to grow irrespective of the threat of online piracy. On May 14, trade analys...

6 days ago
Police raid ex-Malaysian PM's residence amid graft probe

Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (IANS) Malaysian police conducted overnight raids on five properties linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak following a corruption probe ordered by newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. The raids began late on Wednesday night after Najib returned from evening prayers at a mosque and included two of his family residences in Kuala Lumpur. The other locati...

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