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  • President Obama saves the day for Sony Pictures; 'The Interview' goes ahead with a limited release Yesterday

    New York, Dec 24 (PTI) Actor Seth Rogen and co-star James Franco hailed Sony Entertainment's decision to finally go ahead with a limited release of their comedy film 'The Interview' this Christmas. Sony had earlier pulled the film from theaters after a cyber attack on its computers that resulted in the...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 5: Tyrion Lannister sports a beard, Arya Stark gets a costume makeover; HBO teaser heightens fans' curiosity 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: A new teaser of popular fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones' season five has been released, which shows character Tyrion Lannister, played by actor Peter Dinklage, in a new look. The 45-year-old actor will be sporting a beard in the series to conceal himself after having escaped from the castle...
  • 'Ted 2' first look: Mark Wahlberg and his foul-mouthed teddy bear are ready for some scuba diving action 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: The first photo from 'Ted 2' has been released to tease fans prior to the movie's upcoming release next summer. The photo shows Mark Wahlberg and the foul-mouthed teddy bear getting ready for scuba diving, reported Ace Showbiz. From the photo, it seems that the two characters are in less-than-exciting...
  • Sharon Stone spotted kissing and cuddling David DeLuise in public 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: 'Basic Instinct' star Sharon Stone and actor David DeLuise recently put on a public display of affection here. The duo didn't seem to care who saw them as they recently kissed and cuddled outside Hugo's Restaurant here, reports dailymail.co.uk. They had evidently enjoyed a lunch date. It's the first time...
  • Since you won't get to see 'The Interview', here are 5 other films with plots to kill real world leaders 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Kim Jong Un isn't alone. Queen Elizabeth II, Saddam Hussein and Pope Pius XIII have also been the targets of wacky assassination attempts on film. But those world leaders actually made it to the multiplex, while the demise of the North Korean dictator in Sony Pictures' beleaguered 'The Interview'...
  • Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton says had no choice but to pull 'The Interview' 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Describing the lonely work of leading a company through a devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Michael Lynton on Friday said the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling satirical film "The Interview." Lynton, speaking in a lengthy interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, was responding to...
  • Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis get cosy during a basketball match 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: New parents Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, who welcomed their daughter in October, indulged in public display of affection while they came here to watch a basketball game. The basketball game regulars packed on the moment as the Lakers took on Oklahoma City Thunder at the Staples Centre in...
  • Forget the politics, Sony executives say N.Korea comedy 'desperately unfunny' 5 days ago

    Seoul:The comedy on the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader is "desperately unfunny" and would have flopped overseas if it had not been cancelled, according to leaked e-mails of international executives of Sony Pictures. Sony Corp scrapped its Christmas Day release of 'The Interview,' following threats by hackers who have leaked...
  • Nine films advance in Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign Film 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Included are Ruben Ostlund's patriarchy-skewering avalanche film "Force Majeure" from Sweden, Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan,"...
  • 'American Sniper' trailer: Bradley Cooper portrays the soldier torn between his duties and family in this Clint Eastwood film 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: A new trailer of Bradley Cooper-starring film 'American Sniper' has landed online, highlighting his character as he juggles his roles as a sniper and a family man with a young child. The two-minute video sees Cooper's character, US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, getting emotional, reported Ace Showbiz. The trailer...
  • George Clooney slams media and Hollywood for not supporting Sony after hacks 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: George Clooney says he tried other studio heads and important people in Hollywood to sign a petition to support Sony Pictures following the hack attack on its computers but no one came forward. Clooney, 53, said the industry is scared but people, including media, should have supported the studio...
  • James Cameron, Alfonso Cuaron praise Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Broken Horses' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: 'Avatar' director James Cameron and 'Gravity' helmer Alfonso Cuaron have praised Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood debut 'Broken Horses', calling it an" aritistic triumph driven by love". The film, set to release on April 10, next year, was screened for the two directors. 'Broken Horses' marks the first time an...
  • Sony scraps release of 'The Interview' on hacker threat 6 days ago

    Hollywood filmmakers and actors voiced outrage on Wednesday after Sony Pictures pulled the release of North Korea parody 'The Interview' following threats from hackers who waged a massive cyberattack on the movie studio. ...
  • Hollywood slams Sony, movie theaters for canceling 'The Interview' 1 week ago

    Reuters: Hollywood filmmakers and actors voiced outrage on Wednesday after Sony Pictures pulled the release of North Korea parody 'The Interview' following threats from hackers who waged a massive cyberattack on the movie studio. Actors Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Rob Lowe, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and filmmaker Judd Apatow,...
  • Priyanka Chopra signs a deal with ABC Studios, creators of 'Modern Family' 1 week ago

    Looks like actress Priyanka Chopra is well on her way to be a household name in the US. According to 'Hollywood Reporter', the actress has signed a talent holding deal with ABC Studios. "According to the one-year deal, ABC will either develop a starring vehicle for Chopra or cast the...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley starrer 'The Imitation Game' to be released in 2015 1 week ago

    New Delhi: 'The Imitation Game', which has received five Golden Globe nominations, will hit Indian screens Jan 23, 2015. Being released in India by PVR Pictures, the film has a cast of Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Charles Dance, said a statement. Cumberbatch plays the role of a mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and...
  • Scarlett Johansson: Filming intimate scenes is challenging and liberating December 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson finds shooting intimate scenes both "challenging" and "liberating". The actress thinks love-making on screen is challenging because it requires so much focus and energy and she likes how she has to shed her inhibitions for raunchy roles. "You have to be totally without judgement, and it's sort...
  • No kids for the moment, but things might change: Angelina Jolie December 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress-producer Angelina Jolie does not plan to have more children as of now but she is not ruling out the idea of becoming mother again. The 39-year-old actress is already the mother of six kids with husband Brad Pitt, reported E! Online. "Not at the moment, no. Something could...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood film 'Broken Horses' to release on April 10 December 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Director-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood film 'Broken Horses' is all set to release on April 10, next year. hopra, who has produced 'Munnabhai' series, '3 Idiots' and 'PK' besides directing 'Mission Kashmir' and 'Parinda', said it was challenging to make a film in Hollywood. "Making a film in Hollywood was extremely...
  • Zoe Saldana gives birth to twins December 11, 2014

    London: 'Star Trek' actress Zoe Saldana and husband Marco Perego have welcomed twin babies to the world. The 35-year-old actress gave birth in a hospital earlier this week, just weeks after being seen showing off her huge bump at a Hollywood showbiz event, reported Daily Mirror. The sex of the children...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is thrilled to play 'Doctor Strange' December 8, 2014

    London: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is excited to get into the shoes of Dr Strange. The actor was announced as the title character for the movie by Marvel last week. "It's a thrilling gig to get - I just can't wait," Cumberbatch told Hey U Guys at the 2014 British Independent Film...
  • Hugh Hefner: Bill Cosby allegations saddening; but would never tolerate this kind of behaviour, regardless of who was involved December 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hugh Hefner says he "would never tolerate" the kind of abusive behavior Bill Cosby is being accused of. The Playboy magazine mogul said in a statement Saturday that he considers Cosby a good friend and "the mere thought of these allegations is truly saddening." Cosby has faced a flurry of...
  • Tom Hanks, Sting, Al Green receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors December 8, 2014

    Washington: Heralded as a musical genius who rose from a British shipyard hometown to make his mark, Sting will receive the nation's highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts. Top performers and power players from Hollywood, Broadway and Washington have gathered to honor five artists who will receive...
  • Comedian Bill Cosby's Walk of Fame star vandalised with word the 'rapist' written over it December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Comedian Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized on Friday with the word "rapist" written over it, after numerous women came forward in recent weeks alleging Cosby had sexually assaulted them in incidents dating back decades. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said Cosby's star, which...
  • 'CitizenFour': Laura Poitras's documentary on Edward Snowden wins top documentary award December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: "CitizenFour," filmmaker Laura Poitras's documentary about National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, was given the top award for best feature by the International Documentary Association on Friday. The IDA award for "CitizenFour" follows the film's best documentary win at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards this week. It...
  • Here's the full list of 2015 Grammy Award nominees in key categories December 6, 2014

    The nominations for the 2015 Grammy Awards were announced by the Recording Academy on Friday. Following is a list of the nominees in key categories. Winners will be announced at the 57th annual Grammy Awards ceremony held in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2015. ALBUM OF THE YEAR "Morning Phase" - Beck "Beyonce" -...
  • Ryan Reynolds to star in 'X-Men' spin-off 'Deadpool'? December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Ryan Reynolds has hinted that he will be starring in the upcoming 'Deadpool' movie. 20th Century Fox announced earlier this year that an X-Men spin-off movie based around mercenary Deadpool will hit cinemas in 2016. Reynolds, 38, previously played Deadpool's alter-ego Wade Wilson in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine', and rumours...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' December 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch has officially been cast in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'. Marvel Studios confirmed Cumberbatch's casting as the Sorcerer Supreme, following months of speculation, reported Deadline. "Stephen Strange's story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity. In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such...
  • e Lounge: Meet the star cast of 'Badlapur' December 5, 2014

    On this episode of e Lounge, CNN-IBN catches up with the star cast of upcming movie 'Badlapur'. ...