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  • Mr Incredible convicted of attacking Batgirl on Hollywood Boulevard 10 hours 24 minutes ago

    A man who dresses as the comic superhero Mr. Incredible has been sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading guilty to attacking a woman costumed as Batgirl in a Hollywood Boulevard turf dispute, prosecutors said on Tuesday. Muhammet Bilik, 35, was also ordered to attend anger management therapy, perform 20 days...
  • From Oscars to Sundance, actors Suraj Sharma and Tony Revolori discuss India's 'Umrika' 14 hours 33 minutes ago

    Park City: In the midst of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, actors Suraj Sharma and Tony Revolori found themselves comparing notes on Hollywood's awards season, both having made their breakout in films that stormed into the Oscars race. Indian actor Sharma, the lead of 2012's Oscar-nominated "Life of...
  • 'Fantastic Four' teaser: The future of mankind now rests on the shoulders of Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Michael B Jordan 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    This is a piece of fantastic news for all Marvel fans. 'Fantastic Four', a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team...
  • 'Desert Dancer' trailer: Reece Ritchie features as the Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian; Freida Pinto as his friend 19 hours 44 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Indian-origin Hollywood actress Freida Pinto-starrer 'Desert Dancer' has unveiled its first trailer. The trailer sees Pinto, 30, and her friends practising choreographed dance moves in suppressed society and risking their lives, reported Ace Showbiz. The movie centers on a real-life dancer Afshin Ghaffarian (played by Reece Ritchie). The video first...
  • 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay to make a feature film on Hurricane Katrina next Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Ava DuVernay, the director behind the Oscar-nominated Martin Luther King Jr. biopic "Selma," will write, produce and direct a feature film set in the time of Hurricane Katrina, the company backing the film said on Monday. David Oyelowo, who plays King in "Selma," is in talks to co-produce and...
  • Sundance documentary 'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief' pulls back curtains on Scientology Yesterday

    Park City: "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house - not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. A week before the premiere, the Church of Scientology took out full-page ads in the New York Times and...
  • Steven Spielberg: 70 years after the Holocaust Jews still face anti-Semitism Yesterday

    Krakow: Hollywood director Steven Spielberg said on Monday he hoped that the Holocaust commemorations taking place in Poland on Tuesday will be a warning for future generations, in light of a rising tide of anti-Semitism and intolerance against Jews. Spielberg was talking to Holocaust survivors in the southern Polish city of...
  • Angelina Jolie meets ISIS victims in refugee camp 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress-director Angelina Jolie, who is also the UN refugee agency's special envoy, met survivors of ISIS attacks in northern Iraq. The 39-year-old visited a refugee camp in northern Iraq Sunday as she is on an official two-day United Nations trip to the autonomous Kurdistan region of the country, reports...
  • Acting is very odd, peripatetic: Benedict Cumberbatch 3 days ago

    London: Acting might have been in his blood, but the 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch says his parents didn't want him to become an actor. The 38-year-old actor said that his parents, esteemed theatre actor Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham who has appeared in episodes of 'Only Fools and Horses' and 'The Saint',...
  • Jennifer Aniston scouting honeymoon getaways 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston, who has been engaged to Justin Theroux since August 2012, is said to be scouting for honeymoon locations. "Jennifer has been asking friends for recommendations. Nothing is booked, but she's looking at Fiji and Bali. She wants to do things like couples' massage and have complete...
  • Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' wins big in the US box office battle January 19, 2015

    New York: Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. The film, which broke the record for a January weekend as well as for any drama opening ever, was directed by Clint...
  • 'Grown Ups' actor Nadji Jeter arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of marijuana January 19, 2015

    Burbank, California: Police say an 18-year-old actor has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of marijuana. Burbank Police. Sgt. Scott Meadows said Sunday that Nadji Jeter was pulled over shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday for an alleged traffic violation and was later arrested on suspicion of driving under...
  • Canadian actor-writer Don Harron dies at age 90 January 18, 2015

    Toronto: Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" to the stage, died Saturday. He was 90. Harron's eldest daughter Martha said her father died Saturday morning surrounded by family...
  • Actor Stephen Fry ties the knot with partner Elliott Spencer January 18, 2015

    London: Actor Stephen Fry has tied the knot with his fiance Elliott Spencer. The couple married just two weeks after the couple revealed that they were engaged. They got married in the Norfolk town of Dereham, England. This is the first marriage for Fry, 57. The '24: Live Another Day' actor...
  • Iconic Egyptian actress Faten Hamama dies at 83 January 18, 2015

    Cairo: Iconic Egyptian actress Faten Hamama died Saturday after suffering a medical crisis. She was 83. Hamama was admitted several weeks ago to a Cairo hospital and was later released, but then had to be hospitalised again when her health deteriorated, the official Egyptian agency MENA reported. She was one of Egypt's...
  • Anupam Kher: Whenever I play the father's role, the film become a super hit January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher believes that whenever he plays the role of a father in a movie, it becomes a success. Anupam was present at the launch of film 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', in which he essays an on screen father to actor Manish Paul, when he spoke about it. "I'm...
  • 'The Imitation Game' tweet review: You actually want to watch it for Benedict Cumberbatch January 16, 2015

    'The Imitation Game' has quite clearly left an impact. With 8 nominations at the 2015 Academy Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, the film has proved that its idea, content, and the execution has been the best and most convincing. 'The Imitation Game', which...
  • Bill Cosby to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and new allegations of sexual misconduct January 16, 2015

    DENVER: Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his "courageous" fans and saying he's ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He finished his statement with references to his "Fat...
  • Stephen Hawking was worried biopic will find no takers January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Physicist Stephen Hawking, whose life has been captured in 'The Theory of Everything', was initially worried that the biopic will find no takers. The scientist thought that since the movie was based on a book by ex-wife Jane Hawking, it might be a biased portrayal of their relationship. "I was rather...
  • 'MasterChef India' host Vikas Khanna approached by Hollywood for a biopic on his journey from Amritsar to the US January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Award-winning Michelin-starred Indian chef Vikas Khanna has been approached by a Hollywood studio to make a biopic on his inspiring journey from Amritsar to the US. Officials of the studio are said to have already paid a visit to Amritsar to do a recce of where Khanna grew up. "Yes, it's...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads Razzies 'worst of' list; 'Legend of Hercules', 'Saving Christmas' earn 6 nominations each January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside morphing robots led all films Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst sequel, worst screenplay and worst screen combo. "Transformers" is also up for worst...
  • Woody Allen to make his first foray on the small screen; set to write, direct online series for Amazon January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles/ San Francisco: Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. The Internet retailer rolled out the news of Allen's series...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer: Have Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America created the thing they most dread? January 13, 2015

    Directed by Joss Whedon, 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' reunites Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlet Johannson and Robert Downey Jr. as Earth's mightiest heroes, with Paul Bettany, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen debuting as the Vision, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch, respectively. The film is slated to release on May...
  • Golden Globes television audience dips to 19.3 million; declines nearly 8 per cent in total viewership January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: The television audience for Sunday's 72nd Golden Globe Awards dipped to 19.3 million as comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Hollywood awards show for the third and final time, NBC said on Monday. The three-hour show, which Fey and Poehler helped reached a 10-year high last year,...
  • Henry Cavill: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' won't be split into two parts January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Henry Cavill has denied reports that the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" would be split into two parts. The actor, who plays Superman in the highly-anticipated movie, refuted the rumour during a chat, reported Variety Online. In addition to denying the rumour, the "Man of Steel"...
  • 'The Imitation Game', 'Selma' falter at the Golden Globe awards; 'Boyhood' may change course of the Oscar race January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: Coming of age tale "Boyhood" won the coveted Golden Globe for best drama on Sunday, while the quirky period caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was the surprise winner for best comedy or musical, in a big upset to awards season front-runner "Birdman." The first major awards for the Hollywood...
  • Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' wins the Golden Globe award for Best Picture January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: "Boyhood" has won the Golden Globe for best picture, drama. "Boyhood," directed by Richard Linklater, follows the life of one boy, played by sensitive newcomer Ellar Coltrane. It was filmed over 12 years, a much-acclaimed feat that provides a unique perspective on the evolution of a family. The film...
  • George Clooney wins Cecil B DeMille Award at the Golden Globes 2015; dedicates it to his wife Amal Alamuddin January 12, 2015

    George Clooney accepted a lifetime achievement award from the Golden Globes Sunday by honoring others - his Hollywood colleagues, his new wife and millions who marched in the wake of attacks in France last week. The veteran actor who moved from "ER" into movies was given the Cecil B. DeMille Award,...
  • Eddie Redmayne wins the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for 'The Theory of Everything' January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: Eddie Redmayne has won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for "The Theory of Everything." Redmayne plays the real-life role of brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at the age of 21. The actor has been praised for his skillful depiction...