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  • Kate Winslet: Felt bullied after 'Titanic' success
    English actress Kate Winslet says she felt bullied after the global success of her 1997 release Titanic, because the film brought her personal life into scrutiny. Winslet became a household name at the age of 21 after the success of the James Cameron film that cast her as Leonardo DiCaprio's romantic lead. Now, in the podcast WTF, the actress has spoken about the aftermath of her breakout role in her personal life, reports dailymail.co.uk. "I went into self-protective mo
  • Ethan Hawke to play supervillain in comicbook adaptation
    Hollywood star Ethan Hawke has been roped in as villain opposite Oscar Isaac in upcoming superhero series, Moon Knight. With the role in Marvel Studios' series, the actor will be making his debut in comicbook adaptation and superhero realm, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Hawke will play lead villain of the series, while Isaac is the protagonist. The makers plan to start production of the show in March in Budapest. Moon Knight tells the story of Marc Spector, an elite soldi
  • Drew Barrymore: I am anything but political
    Los Angeles, January 16 (IANS): Actress Drew Barrymore feels she is finding her voice on Instagram, but only regarding things that are not related to politics. "At my very core belief I am anything but political and then 2020 happened and the whole world changed and we did have something that united all of us, a pandemic, which wasn't political until it absolutely was political," Barrymore said. "I've been finding my voice on Instagram for years, but usuall
  • Triple Oscar winner Vittorio Storaro to get IFFI Lifetime Achievement Award
    Triple Oscar winner Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at the 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The festival will be held in Goa from January 16 to 24, in hybrid format this year due to the pandemic. "This year at #IFFI51, Mr. Vittorio Storaro, Italian cinematographer will be honoured with the prestigious lifetime Achievement Award. He has received three Academy Awards for Best Cinematography. He
  • Liam Neeson ready to retire from action films
    Los Angeles, January 15 (IANS): Hollywood star Liam Neeson says he will retire from action movies after this year. "I'm 68 and a half -- 69 this year. There's a couple more (action films) I'm going to do this year -- hopefully, COVID allowing us -- there's a couple in the pipeline and, then I think that will probably be it. Well, unless I'm on a Zimmer frame or something," Neeson said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, according to a people.com
  • Emma Thompson joins cast of Netflix's 'Matilda'
    Los Angeles, January 15 (PTI): British star Emma Thompson has boarded the cast of the screen adaptation of "Matilda". Based on the popular musical stage play version of Roald Dahl's classic story, the film is a Netflix and Working Title project. Thompson will play Miss Trunchbull, the cruel headmistress and antagonist of the piece, reported Entertainment Weekly. The story follows the titular five-year-old girl, who uses her powers of telekinesis to overcome bulli
  • Selena Gomez begins 2021 with new Spanish single
    Los Angeles, January 15 (IANS):  Singer Selena Gomez has unveiled her Spanish single titled De Una Vez. She says this is the beginning of something she has wanted to explore for long. "De Una Vez disponible ya. Este es el comienzo de algo que durante mucho tiempo había querido explorar. Espero que te guste tanto como a mi. De Una Vez is out now. This is the beginning of something I've wanted to explore for so long. I hope you love it as much as I do,"
  • Ben Affleck recalls people being 'mean' to ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez
    Los Angeles, January 15 (IANS): Actor Ben Affleck has recalled how negative people were towards actress and singer Jennifer Lopez during their relationship that ended in 2004. "People were so mean about her — sexist, racist. Ugly, vicious s*** was written about her in ways that if you wrote it now you would literally be fired for saying those things you said," Affleck said during a podcast, reports people.com. "Now it's like, she's lionised and respec
  • Kiara Advani: My journey has been special
    New Delhi, January 15 (IANS): Actress Kiara Advani made her Bollywood debut in 2014 with Fugly, which was a no-show at the box office. However, she was later seen in hits such as M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Lust Stories, Kabir Singh and Good Newwz. The actress cannot name a particular role as gamechanger in her career, but credits all her work for the success she enjoys today. "For me I think every film (mattered) -- right from my first film because that is what gave me my fi
  • Lady Gaga to sing anthem, J-Lo to perform at inauguration
    Washington, January 14 (AP): Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden''s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the US Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation''s 46th president next Wednesday. The announcement of their participation comes one day after word that Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV special celebrating Biden''s inauguration. Other performers include Justin Timberlake, Jon B
  • Shakira sells rights to her songs to UK company
    Los Angeles, January 14 (IANS): Singer Shakira has become the latest artiste to sell publishing rights of all her songs. The Grammy winner's catalogue includes 145 songs. Shakira's catalogue includes hits like "Hips don't lie", "Whenever, wherever", "She wolf" and "Waka waka (This time for Africa)", and the Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, a UK-based investment company, has acquired 100 per cent of her music publishing rights
  • Marvel boss Kevin Feige: Our OTT projects as important as ones going to theatres
    New Delhi, January 14 (IANS): He is credited with crafting the modern day Marvel image and his mega productions for the studio have cumulatively amassed close to $27 billion at the global box office, redefining big screen entertainment in the process. As Kevin Feige kicks off the fourth phase of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), he is thinking bigger, only this time the size of screen he sets out to conquer is substantially smaller. If the world is hooked to OTT right now, Feige has
  • Isla Fisher says first day on set is 'always nerve racking' for her
    New Delhi, January 14 (IANS): Hollywood star Isla Fisher said she is always nervous on the first day of her work for any project. Asked how she would describe her first day on a set, the actress replied: "It's always really nerve racking for me. "I always feel like 'oh, no, everyone's going to realise that I'm miscast'. I sometimes show up with an idea of how and then (think) it will get thrown out the window. It's like being new at school. You j
  • Vipito Swu covers Bob Dylan’s ‘Make you feel my love’
    Vipito Swu has released his latest cover song, Bob Dylan's ‘Make you feel my love’ this evening.  A recent graduate from St Joseph's College Jakhama, the young artiste has recently released his debut original "Too Young" in the month of September, 2020. "May you find Love, peace and forgiveness through the song as much as I do," wrote Swu in his Youtube channel. Swu also welcomed any constructive comment and criticism. One can check
  • 'No Time To Die' delayed again?
    The wait for No Time To Die, which brings back Daniel Craig as the iconic spy James Bond, might get longer with the film reportedly set to be delayed again. At the moment, the film is slated to be released on April 2, but Dutch publication BN DeStem has claimed that according to cinema owner Carlo Lambregts it will be delayed to November, reports dailymail.co.uk. Deadline, too, reported that the promotional partners of the film have been informed that Craig's final outing as
  • Keira Knightley: Sexual objectification of women still exists
    Los Angeles, January 13 (IANS): Actress Keira Knightley, whose new film Misbehaviour celebrates inclusivity, feminism and beauty of all kinds, said sexual objectification of women still takes place. Misbehaviour tells the true story of feminists who disrupted the broadcast of the Miss World contest in 1970. Commenting on the issue of sexism that the film delves into, Knightley said: "Sexual objectification of women still exists, and often women are still valued primarily for
  • Elton John inspired Victoria Beckham to step away from Spice Girls
    London, January 13 (IANS): Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham says she was inspired to step away from the popular band Spice Girls by legendary English singer-songwriter Elton John. The 46-year-old star shot to fame as a member of the girl group. In recent years, she has declined reunion plans. Now, she has opened up about her reason while writing a letter to her future self in Britain's Vogue magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "Remember years ago, watching your d
  • Sonam Kapoor trains for visually-impaired girl's role in 'Blind'
    Glasgow, January 12 (IANS): Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is going all out for her role of a blind person in the upcoming thriller, Blind. Apart from learning the nuances of body language for her role of a visually-impaired person, she has also taken to dietary regulations to look the role. "Sonam has been on a healthy diet to maintain the required look in the film. She is expected to resume shoot post pandemic, and she has been involved in various discussions and researches with the film
  • Chadwick Boseman's wife gives emotional tribute to 'Black Panther' star
    Los Angeles, January 12 (IANS): Keep shining your light on us, said Simone, wife of late Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman, as she came out in public and opened up for the first time since his death. Simone gave an emotional tribute to the actor while accepting the Actor Tribute honour at the Gotham Awards, saying the Black Panther star "made a practice of telling the truth", reports ew.com. "He was the most honest person I'd ever met because he didn't just s
  • Madonna visits 5 countries in 3 weeks amid pandemic
    Los Angeles, January 12 (IANS) Singer Madonna has reportedly visited five countries in three weeks amidst the pandemic. The 62-year-old flew from Los Angeles to London with her backing dancer and boyfriend Ahlamalik Williams. They were accompanied on the Christmas Eve trip by her son David Banda, daughter Mercy James, and twin children Estere and Stella, reports thesun.co.uk. She returned to London for a few days before the family flew off again. They were joined by eldest son Rocco