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  • Benedict Cumberbatch to voice Sher Khan in the upcoming Warner Bros. film 'Jungle Book: Origins' 58 minutes ago

    Here's another piece of fantastic news for Benedict Cumberbatch fans. After portraying the role of Khan in 'Star Trek Into Darkness', Cumberbatch will now be giving his voice to Sher Khan, in the upcoming Warner Brothers' 'Jungle Book: Origins'. The news was first reported by Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday. The film, which...
  • Watch: Actor Robin Williams' message of hope to a terminally ill woman will bring a lump to your throat Yesterday

    Robin Williams, who committed suicide last week, was an actor who brought warmth to audiences across the world. A few months ago, Williams sent a short video message to a 21-year-old cancer patient from New Zealand. Vivian Waller had listed "meet Robin Williams" in her Bucket List.In his signature style,...
  • Jackie Chan's son Jaycee arrested over drug charges Yesterday

    Beijing: Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan's actor-son Jaycee Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, with police saying they found more than 100 grams of marijuana at his home. In the latest high-profile arrest during one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in decades, Jaycee was held on Thursday,...
  • Harry Potter creator JK Rowling just posted a new short story about the singing sorceress Celestina Warbeck Yesterday

    JK Rowling's website Pottermore has posted new writing by the best-selling author about the international wizarding singing sensation Celestina Warbeck. The 500-word entry about Celestina, who is sometimes known as the 'singing sorceress,' provides never-before-known facts about this obscure character whom readers never 'meet' in the Harry Potter series although...
  • 'Turtles' tops again, beats 'Guardians' at North American box office 2 days ago

    Reuters: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating" Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits. "Guardians of the Galaxy," which has collected $419 million worldwide...
  • Neil Patrick Harris rubbishes split rumours 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has silenced rumours that he and his partner David Burtka are splitting up by sharing a photograph on Instagram. The 41-year-old recently posted a picture of his partner and their four-year-old twins Harper and Gideon, reports femalefirst.co.uk. He accompanied the snap with the caption: "I couldn't...
  • Oprah Winfrey to pay tribute to Robin Williams on her channel 2 days ago

    London: TV star Oprah Winfrey will pay tribute to actor Robin Williams, who died last week, by featuring his old interviews on her own channel. The Oscar-winning actor passed away aged 63 after committing suicide, reported Digital Spy. Two classic episodes of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' featuring the actor will be repeated,...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? 3 days ago

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" - a live-action British comedy...
  • Alec Baldwin: Neighbor arrested this time, not me 3 days ago

    New York: Police were called to Alec Baldwin's New York City apartment building, but this time he wasn't the one in trouble. The volatile actor tells The New York Times that normally when police are called to his Greenwich Village building, "you could likely guess it's about one particular person." But on...
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams' death 3 days ago

    New York: Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing. "The next day I heard he put a gun in his mouth and blew his head...
  • Publicist: Casey Kasem to be buried in Norway 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: The wife of Casey Kasem plans to bury the late radio personality in Norway - contrary to Kasem's desire to be interred in Los Angeles and against the wishes of his adult children, a publicist for Kasem's daughter said Friday. The children were working with a private investigator but...
  • Robin William's legacy will remain forever: Pierce Brosnan 3 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pierce Brosnan who had starred with the Oscar winning actor Robin Williams in Mrs Doubtfire said that William's legacy will remain forever. His legacy will be laughter, love, humanity and for joy of life. ...
  • Robin Williams' death highlights Parkinson's-depression link 4 days ago

    Reuters: Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said on Thursday, drawing public attention to the correlation between the diseases. Although the gifted comedian had spoken before about his depression, Parkinson's experts have noted...
  • Isn't internet trolling an attack on the privacy of celebrities? 5 days ago

    Recently whatever happened to Robin Williams' daughter Zelda is nothing but a result of cruel internet trolling. A Twitter user sent her a mortuary photograph said to show her father's body, which was actually a picture taken several years ago of another man who died from asphyxiation and bore...
  • Trolls push Robin Williams' daughter Zelda off the Internet 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: The daughter of Robin Williams quit social media Wednesday, upset by Internet trolls and the online pilfering of photos of her Oscar-winning dad following his death by apparent suicide. "I will be leaving this account for a bit while I heal and decide if I'll be deleting it or...
  • Watch: The Genius of Robin Williams 6 days ago

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, authorities said. Here is a tribute to the man who made millions laugh. ...
  • Watch: The gorilla that made Robin Williams laugh 6 days ago

    The shocking death of Academy award winner Robin Williams has broken the hearts of many across the world. Known for his brilliant performance in movies such as Dead Poet's Society, Jumanji and Goodwill Hunting, CNN brings a touching video of the actor befriending a gorilla named Ko Ko, where the...
  • Robin William was battling severe depression, hanged himself using a belt: Report 1 week ago

    Officials say that Hollywood actor Robin Williams hanged himself using a belt from his bedroom door. There is no clarity yet on whether the actor who was battling severe depression left behind any suicide note. Williams' left wrist had cuts and a pocketknife was found near his body with dried...
  • Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89 1 week ago

    New York: Lauren Bacall was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen. A fashion model and bit-part New York actress before moving to Hollywood at 19, Bacall achieved immediate fame in 1944 with one scene in her first film, "To Have and Have Not." Leaving Humphrey...
  • Robin Williams dies of asphyxia, autopsy completed 1 week ago

    Fans around the world are mourning the shocking death of Hollywood icon Robin Williams. The award winning actor and comedian died of asphyxia due to hanging. An autopsy on actor Robin Williams was completed earlier on Wednesday. ...
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan 'struggling' after deadly crash: attorney 1 week ago

    Reuters: Tracy Morgan's attorney on Monday said the comedian is "still struggling" with his health two months after breaking several bones in a deadly New Jersey highway crash that has renewed public attention to safety in the U.S. trucking industry. "He's still struggling, but he's a fighter," attorney Benedict Morelli told...
  • Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt at his home; officials spot a pocket knife, superficial cuts on his left wrist 1 week ago

    Reuters: Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California home after he had sought treatment for depression, a coroner said on Tuesday based on preliminary findings. Williams, 63, was found dead by his personal assistant at midday on Monday in a bedroom. He...
  • RIP Robin Williams: His most memorable roles 1 week ago

    He shot to fame in 1978 as a wacky sitcom alien on 'Mork and Mindy' and had a career spanning four decades. Robin Williams, who left for the heavenly abode at 63, was best known for his quirky humour and ability to fit into any character. His role...
  • Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams dies at age 63 August 12, 2014

    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, authorities said. His high octane brand of comedy was his trademark public persona. ...
  • Robin Williams: The man Bollywood thanks profusely for 'Mrs Doubtfire' and 'Patch Adams' that influenced two beloved Hindi films 1 week ago

    Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams - who embodied the titular role of 'Mrs Doubtfire' with such ease that it was tough for the cinema audience to separate the actor from the character he was playing - was found dead on Monday at his home in Northern California. Whether it was the...
  • Robin Williams dead at 63: Tributes pour in from President Barack Obama, Steven Spielberg and Steve Martin August 12, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, authorities said. Hollywood celebrities and many others who knew him paid tribute to Williams: His wife Susan Schneider said in a statement: "This morning, I lost my...
  • Actor Robin Williams dead at 63 from apparent suicide; 'heartbroken' wife Susan Schneider pays tribute to her 'best friend' August 12, 2014

    Reuters: Robin Williams, the versatile actor whose madcap comic style made him one of television and film's biggest stars, was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff's coroner's division said it suspected Williams committed suicide by asphyxia,...
  • Daniel Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails August 11, 2014

    San Diego: J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter short story last month. And Daniel Radcliffe braced himself once again. The 25-year-old British star faces consistent and persistent questions from fans and the press about whether he'll return to the character that he spent much of his childhood playing. Rowling's story...
  • Fifty Shades of Frozen: This fan-made mash-up trailer of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Frozen' is hilarious August 11, 2014

    What happens when a family-friendly Disney blockbuster is mashed-up with the on-screen adaptation of one of the raunchiest books ever? It is slightly unnerving to see our favourite Disney characters Hans, Anna and even Rapunzel from 'Tangled' in this avatar. ...
  • I hope Mel gets to act in more movies because I think he's a wonderful actor, says 'Mad Max' director George Miller August 11, 2014

    San Diego: "Mad Max" director George Miller was "heartbroken" over Mel Gibson's string of scandals in recent years, and said plans for a new trilogy prompted him to pick a younger actor for revisiting the post-apocalyptic auto action franchise. The 69-year-old Australian director helped launch Gibson to stardom three decades ago...

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Novelist Salman Rushdie wins PEN/Pinter prize

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie is the winner of this year's PEN/Pinter Prize in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers, the prize judges said on Friday.