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  • How did a 10-month pregnant Emily Blunt save Meryl Streep's life on the sets of 'Into the Woods'? 2 days ago

    London: Actor James Corden has revealed he feared Meryl Streep was going to die when they filmed upcoming musical fantasy film 'Into the Woods'. The 36-year-old actor said he could not help but also worry about his own future when his veteran co-star caught her shoe on her dress as she...
  • 'Into The Woods' trailer: Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick are perfectly creepy and deliciously whimsical August 5, 2014

    Are you a fan of the fairy tales? Then you must see this trailer. 'Into the Woods' is a modern twist on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This musical follows the classic tales of...
  • Meryl Streep to play opera star Maria Callas June 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Meryl Streep will portray legendary opera singer Maria Callas in a new TV biopic. The film for the HBO TV network is a big screen adaptation of the play 'Master Class', reports contactmusic.com. The Tony Awardwinning play was written by Terrence MCNally and opened on Broadway in 1995. In the...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: Hollywood star power vs world cinema April 18, 2014

    Paris: Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase. Godard's 'Adieu au Langage' will bring the accustomed Gallic flair...
  • 'August Osage County' review: It is a satisfying rich brew of drama March 8, 2014

    Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Margo Martindale, Chris Cooper, Dermot Mulroney and Julianne Nicholson Director: John Wells Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Shame and scandals within the family have always been excellent ingredients for a robust film, and there is...
  • Pizza delivery guy at Oscars gets USD 1,000 tip from Ellen DeGeneres March 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chat show host Ellen DeGeneres gave a USD 1,000 tip to the man, who delivered the pizzas at the Oscar ceremony. The delivery man, Edgar Martirosyan, appeared on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' to talk about the Oscar event, that took place on March 2, reported Ace Showbiz. DeGeneres and...
  • Oscars host Ellen Degeneres manages to pull of an epic selfie in the middle of Oscars, crashes Twitter, most retweeted ever March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Ellen DeGeneres' goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over. During a comic bit, the Oscars host prevailed upon actor Bradley Cooper to take a picture with her and several other stars crowding around, including Meryl Streep, Jennifer...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock to win Oscars 2014 reveals Google search February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Whether you are a film buff, movie critic or a fashion fan, everyone is awaiting the Oscars with bated breath. Each year, as the Academy Awards inches closer, there is a major spike in search traffic related to the event. Viewers and users search for their favourite celebrities, most...
  • Watch: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's hilarious monologue at Golden Globes January 13, 2014

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler picked up where they left off, kicking off the 71st annual Golden Globes with a torrent of punch lines that lambasted Matt Damon, Meryl Streep and, of course, George Clooney. Last year's cohosts again had the Beverly Hills Hilton rolling in an opening act Sunday...
  • Meryl Streep finds Katie Holmes perfect for her son January 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Veteran actress Meryl Streep has reportedly hit it off well with with Katie Holmes, and she believes the latter will be the perfect girlfriend for her son Henry Wolfe Gummer. The 64yearold got on well with her 'Giver' costar, who has sevenyearold daughter Suri with exhusband Tom Cruise. When...
  • Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks honoured at Palm Springs Film Festival January 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood stars Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks were honoured at the 2014 edition of Palm Springs Film Festival. A number of Hollywood stars attended the gala on January 4 at the convention center in Palm Springs, California, reported Variety. Bullock, 49, who was praised for her role in...
  • 'August: Osage County' wins four awards at Capri Festival January 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actresses Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts' new movie 'August: Osage County' has been given a massive Oscars boost after picking up four awards at the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival in Italy. The movie adaptation of Tracy Letts' play about a dysfunctional family's reunion was named Film of...
  • Julia Roberts felt 'terrible' after hitting Meryl Streep in 'August: Osage County' December 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Julia Roberts says she felt 'terrible' after she knocked over veteran actress Meryl Streep for a scene in 'August: Osage County' because she left her 'battered and bruised'. Roberts, 46, plays Streep's onscreen daughter Barbara in the gritty comedy drama. She was forced to push the 64yearold star...
  • Meryl Streep in talks to portray Susan Boyle in a biopic November 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Meryl Streep is reportedly in talks to portray veteran singer Susan Boyle in an upcoming biopic. The 52yearold former Britain's Got Talent winner's unexpected rise to fame is heading to the big screen and one of the names on the short list to play Boyle is...
  • I'm in talks for a Hollywood film: Sridevi October 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Noted actress Sridevi might do a Hollywood film costarring Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep. Sridevi is likely to star in a film, tentatively titled 'Cowboys And Indians' and it will be helmed by Amy Redford, who is the daughter of Hollywood actordirector Robert Redford. "It is yet to happen......
  • Sridevi to do a film with Meryl Streep? September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: If things go right, Bollywood diva Sridevi is likely to make her Hollywood debut soon and share the screen space with most talented actress Meryl Streep. Hollywood's producer duo Jeremy Wall and Jerry Leider are reportedly trying to bring together two of the most versatile acting talents from the two...
  • Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro to act together in 'The Good House' August 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro are ready to team up for the fourth time on the big screen. They will be seen in the movie adaptation of novel 'The Good House', reports huffingtonpost.com. The project will be helmed by Michael Cunningham and produced by Film Nation and...
  • Into The Woods: Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep in one film April 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood biggies Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep are coming together for Disney's movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's iconic Broadway musical 'Into The Woods'. To be helmed by Rob Marshall, best known for his musical hits 'Chicago' and 'Nine', the film adaptation of 1987 play will see Streep and Depp...
  • I am a big fan of Meryl Streep: Sridevi April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: After making a successful comeback with 'English Vinglish', Bollywood diva Sridevi wishes to have a career like multiple Oscarwinning actress Meryl Streep. Sridevi, 49, says her movie choices are instinctive. "I am a big fan of Meryl Streep. I have never planned my career. I chose those films with...
  • Bella Swan named favourite on-screen mother March 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Kristen Stewart's 'Twilight' character Bella Swan has been named Britain's favourite movie mother in a new poll. The character, essayed by the 22-year-old, has topped an Empire Cinemas poll of the nation's favourite cinematic mothers ahead of Mother's Day Sunday, reports contactmusic.com. Bella and her vampire lover Edward...
  • Dozens of stars rehearse day before Oscar ceremony February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Some dressed down in jeans and hoodies. Others looked camera-ready in suits or chic dresses and spiky stilettos. But no matter how they looked, all of the stars who rehearsed Saturday for the 85th Academy Awards seemed excited about being a part of the big show. They paraded through...
  • Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock to present Oscars February 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actresses Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, who have won Oscars in the past, will present this year's Academy Awards on February 24. Berry won the award for her performance in 'Monster's Ball' (2001), Bullock for 'The Blind Side' (2009), Kidman for 'The Hours' (2002)...
  • Golden Globe: The best quotes and moments January 14, 2013

    Show Bits brings you the 70th annual Golden Globes awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ___ QUICKQUOTE: "I'm really grateful. We got nominated for seven Oscars, including best picture. I was thrilled. I mean, if you can't...
  • Oliver Stone picks 5 films about strong women July 4, 2012

    Los Angeles: Some of Oliver Stone's bestknown and mostcelebrated films including Platoon, Wall Street, and Born on the Fourth of July focus on complicated men. But his latest, the violent drug thriller Savages, has a couple of formidable females at its centre: Salma Hayek as the stylish, ruthless...
  • Streep as Clinton? Tribute gets people talking March 13, 2012

    New York: Meryl Streep is fresh off her Oscar win for playing Margaret Thatcher. But she had an entire theater at Lincoln Center wondering if an even better role for her would be a political icon closer to home: Hillary Rodham Clinton. The question arose as Streep paid a glowing and...
  • Friday Release: 'Iron Lady', a Thatcher biopic March 1, 2012

    Los Angeles: Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in 'The Iron Lady', says she instantly said yes for the movie on former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher because there aren't many filmmakers who are interested in what it means to be a woman leader. "When director...