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  • Matthew McConaughey: I write things down so I can forget them
    Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS): Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey says he started keeping a journal at the young age of 14. The Academy Award-winning actor, who has penned an autobiography titled "Greenlights", says he does not write things so he can remember, he writes things down so that he can forget them. McConaughey opened up on the subject while speaking to actress Drew Barrymore on her popular chat show. He was a guest on "The Drew Barrymore Show" post the
  • Zazie Beetz unsure about Domino's return in 'Deadpool 3'
    Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS): German-American actress Zazie Beetz is unsure about her character Dominos return in the third instalment of the "Deadpool" film franchise. The 29-year-old actress revealed that while the original plans did include her character's return in "Deadpool 3", she is yet to hear back from the makers of the film, and those involved with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, mainly, Kevin Feige. "No, I haven't (heard about Domino'
  • Billy Crudup exits 'The Flash'
    Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS): Actor Billy Crudup has decided to exit from "The Flash" film franchise due to scheduling conflicts with his popular Apple Plus TV show, "The Morning Show". The 52-year-old, who plays Henry Allen, father of Barry Allen or Flash, in "Justice League" and subsequent standalone films based on the DC superhero, has been pushed around, according to a report in contactmusic.com. This happened first due to the "busy schedule&qu
  • Salma Hayek wants everyone to have 'peaceful but not boring weekend'
    Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS): Hollywood star Salma Hayek has urged everyone to not have a boring weekend. Salma posted a picture on Instagram, where she is seen standing in a desert backdrop. The star is dressed in a black T-shirt paired with chunky sunglasses. She completed her look with tinted lip gloss. "Have a peaceful weekend but not a boring weekend," she wrote as caption. Salma's latest outing is "Bliss", which was released digitally. The film is
  • J-Rod done: Lopez, Rodriguez call off 2-year engagement
    LOS ANGELES, March 13 (AP) — J-Rod has split. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez called off their two-year engagement, according to multiple reports based on anonymous sources. The former slugger proposed to the actor a couple years ago after the celebrity couple started dating in early 2017. The New York Post’s Page Six was the first to report on the couple’s breakup. A representative for Lopez did not return an email request for comment. The last time Lopez and
  • Demi Lovato: As I started getting older, I realised how queer I am
    Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato started realising how queer she really was as she got older. "My fans react when I colour my hair. If they didn't like it, I saw it," Lovato told Glamour magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Talking about the time she dyed her hair pink in 2014 and shaved half her head, Lovato said the negative response saddened her. She said: "It reignited that fear inside of me of being who I really am." Lovato noted how cutt
  • ‘There is always a future to hope for’
    Purple Fusion releases new song ‘TIME’  Morung Express News Much to the excitement of their fans, Purple Fusion has resurfaced in the music scene with the release of another original song titled ‘TIME’. The song premiered in YouTube channel on March 12.  “TIME a soft rock song basically talks about however your past was, there is always a future to hope for and look forward to,” the band shared in the description of their latest re
  • 'Godzilla Vs. Kong' on March 24 in India, 2 days ahead of initial release
    New Delhi, March 12 (IANS): The new Hollywood creature feature "Godzilla Vs. Kong" will now release in India on Wednesday March 24, two days ahead of its initial international release date. "After looking at the tremendous response the trailer has received and sensing the huge anticipation for the film, we are delighted to announce that we are now releasing this movie -- Godzilla Vs. Kong -- two days earlier than scheduled, so that fans in India get to experience this
  • Benedict Cumberbatch on absence from 'WandaVision' season one
    Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS) British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Dr Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has explained he did not appear in the first season of "WandaVision" because he was busy with his production company. "I wasn't in 'WandaVision', I'd been quite busy," he said on the show "Jake's Takes" on YouTube, reports screenrant.com. For the uninitiated, ever since it was announced at the San Diego Comic Con
  • The Weeknd to boycott Grammy Awards in future
    Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS): Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd has announced that he won't allow his music label to submit his music for future nomination to the Recording Academy, after being snubbed completely by the jury at the 2021 Grammys. "Because of the secret committees, I will no longer allow my label to submit my music to the Grammys," he said in a statement to New York Times. Earlier, the 31-year-old had taken to Twitter and asked the Recording
  • Manoj Bajpayee tests positive for Covid
    Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee has tested psitive for Covid-19. The actor is currently living under home quarantine and is on medication. A statement issued by Bajpayee's team reads: "Manoj Bajpayee has tested Covid positive after his director was infected with it. The shoot has stopped it will resume in couple of months. "Manoj was shooting for the film 'Despatch' which is produced by Ronnie Screwvala. Manoj Bajpayee is on medication
  • Hollywood loses 10B in profits annually by undervaluing Black-led projects
    Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS) A recent study has revealed that Hollywood loses $10 billion in profit annually by choosing to undervalue Black-led projects. The survey by American management consulting firm, McKinsey and Company, takes a look at the film and TV industry in the US, and reaches the conclusion the film industry could earn roughly $10 billion if they valued Black-led projects the same way as they do with their White counterparts. Those conducting the study analysed mor
  • Katie Leung recalls racist bullying on being cast in 'Harry Potter' franchise
    Los Angeles (March 11): Actress Katie Leung was "racially bullied" after being cast as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film franchise. Leung, now 33, recalled how it all began when photos of her shooting at the sets of the fourth film in the franchise ("Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire") had leaked in the papers. "It had got to the papers and then someone secretly took a photo of me," she remembered. "I just broke down. I just started crying. I
  • Harry Styles to open 2021 Grammy Awards
    Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS): British singer-songwriter Harry Styles will be the opening act at the upcoming 63rd Grammy Awards, scheduled to take place on Sunday. Jack Sussman, CBS executive VP of specials, music and live events, confirmed the performance. "You don't want to miss the top of the show. It's going to be music coming at you heavy and hard like you've not seen it before. We've got Harry Styles, this incredible entertainer, at the top of the show
  • Kiara Advani: Want to be that actor who is good in every film
    New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Kiara Advani has the right lines when she opens up about her future plans. She wants to be "that actor who is good in every film", does not want to be defined by her hits and misses in Hindi film industry. The Bollywood actress made her debut with the 2016 dud "Fugly", but has since then made a mark with some good performances in films such as "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story", "Lust Stories", "Kabir Singh" an
  • Invalidations of Meghan’s claims of racism hurt Black women
    CHICAGO, March 11 (AP) — As Prince Harry and Meghan’s TV interview reverberates internationally, it’s left the more than 50 million viewers grappling with the couple’s claims of racism and lack of support that Meghan says drove her to thoughts of suicide. But for many Black women worldwide, the headlines and social media discussions were painfully familiar. With social media conversations questioning whether racism affected Meghan’s treatment by the Bri
  • ANTB performs at Trippin North East Music Fest
    Alobo Naga & The Band (ANTB) performs at the Trippin North East Music Fest in Goa. The band represented Nagaland in the two-day music fest held at Trip Morjim, Goa on March 6 and 7. ANTB performed along with seven other bands from other north eastern states. ANTB is playing next at Manipur. 
  • DB Technologies launched in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Kohima | March 10 DB Technologies has been introduced for the first time in Nagaland at RCEMPA by Advisor, TAFMA Theja Meru on March 9. The Italian Company which is a professional audio brand has been introduced by Beat Devices as the official interlocutor in Nagaland.  Speaking to the Proprietor, Beat Devices, Kezha Ltu, he said that the brand will provide a range of   Line arrays ranging from DVA series T12, T8, S1518N, FMX12. It will provide all
  • India's Adarsh Gourav nominated at BAFTA alongside Chadwick Boseman
    London, March 10 (IANS): Indian actor Adarsh Gourav has been nominated in the Leading Actor category for his role in "The White Tiger" at the BAFTA Awards 2021. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced its list of nominees for the year on Tuesday, which includes a record breaking number of female directors. This year also sees the most diverse set of nominations. Notable nominees include ones in the Leading Actress category for Radha Blank for "The Fo
  • After The Weeknd, Zayn Malik now calls Grammys 'corrupt'
    London, March 10 (IANS): British singer-songwriter Zayn Malik had slammed the Recording Academy and the Grammy awards, accusing them of being biased and corrupt, and ignoring those who dont stay in touch with them. Malik joins a growing list of top artistes including The Weeknd and Drake who have aired similar views. Zayn wrote on Twitter: "F*** the grammys and everyone associated. Unless you shake hands and send gifts, there's no nomination considerations. Next year I&#