Hollywood

  • Netflix to release 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Online streaming service Netflix is teaming up with The Weinstein Company to release its first original film 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend.' The sequel to Ang Lee-directed 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' will be released simultaneously in select IMAX theaters and on Netflix on August 28, 2015, reported...
  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin to release Diva Classics CD in October 3 days ago

    New York: Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic songs from other female singers. "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" will include songs such as Gladys Knight's "Midnight Train to Georgia," Barbra Streisand's "People" and...
  • The Clooneys keeps rumour mill whirling after Venice wedding 3 days ago

    Venice: Newly married Hollywood heart-throb George Clooney kept rumour mills whirling in Venice on Sunday as media reported he and his Lebanese-born wife were planning a second ceremony in Italy's floating city. The man once dubbed the world's most eligible bachelor bid goodbye to single life on Saturday and married human...
  • Ficci to host Hollywood, Indian film industry icons in US 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Industry body Ficci will organise a special session to discuss the future of entertainment by the digital world on September 30 at the University of South California. The programme will be held at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the US and promoting people...
  • John Oliver adds journalism to his comedy show 'Last Week Tonight' 6 days ago

    New York: In poking fun at the Miss America pageant on the most recent episode of HBO's "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver reached for the comedic equivalent of low-hanging fruit. Then he veered into something wholly unexpected - investigative journalism. His subsequent report questioning the pageant's scholarship program was the latest...
  • Hrithik Roshan: I haven't found anything interesting in Hollywood 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan often gets Hollywood offers, but says he hasn't found any interesting script yet. "Hollywood projects are always there. I keep getting Hollywood scripts every now and then. I read them, but I have not found anything interesting so far," Hrithik told reporters in a group interview....
  • Threat to leak photos of actress Emma Watson exposed as a hoax 1 week ago

    New York: An online threat to release nude photos of British actress Emma Watson after she launched a gender equality campaign at the United Nations was revealed on Wednesday to be a hoax - and probably by a hoax group. Until late Tuesday night, the EmmaYouAreNext.com website, which appeared earlier on...
  • Dr Dre is king of hip hop with USD 620 million in earnings: Forbes September 24, 2014

    New York: With $620 million in estimated pre-tax earnings, veteran rapper and record producer Dr. Dre topped Forbes list as the highest paid hip hop artist, ousting Sean "Diddy" Combs from the top spot. Forbes said Dre's estimated annual earnings for the 12 months between June 2013 and 2014 are the...
  • Actress Emma Watson's plea for equality wins men's support September 24, 2014

    London: British actress Emma Watson's plea for men to join the fight for equal rights for women has sparked a flood of pledges across the world, including from fellow celebrities and politicians. Watson, 24, who rose to fame as Hermione in the Harry Potter movies, gave her first major speech as...
  • Is Bryan Singer slated to direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse'? September 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Bryan Singer will reportedly helm the eighth instalment of the 'X-Men' series. The director, who worked on the first two instalments and recently was back for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', has been attached to the position since a while but now he has closed the deal with 20th...
  • 'Downton Abbey' actress Joanne Froggatt hints at role in next James Bond film September 22, 2014

    London: Actress Joanne Froggatt, who plays Anna Bates in TV show 'Downton Abbey', has hinted that she has auditioned for the 24th 'James Bond' film. The 34yearold star said she would suit the supporting characters of Q and M in the spy series more than the Bond girl, reported Daily Express. "I...
  • Angelina Jolie to direct 'Africa', a biopic based on paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey September 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa's elephants. The film, Jolie's fourth directorial effort, is from Skydance Productions, the company behind recent "Terminator" and "Mission: Impossible" films....
  • Biography of late comedian Joan Rivers to be published in 2016 September 18, 2014

    New York: A biography of legendary comedian Joan Rivers, who died earlier this month, will be published in 2016, publisher Little, Brown and Company said on Wednesday. "Joan Rivers: A Life" will be penned by Vanity Fair and New York Times journalist Leslie Bennetts and will also be available as an...
  • Singer Taylor Swift leads People Magazine's bestdressed list September 18, 2014

    Pop star Taylor Swift, who has adopted a sexier look on red carpets, was named People magazine's bestdressed celebrity of the year on Wednesday. Swift led the annual unranked list of the top 10 bestdressed celebrity style icons that also included Oscarwinner Lupita Nyong'o, singers Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna and actresses...
  • 10 Indian films we think Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger must watch September 17, 2014

    Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger's image in the average Indian's mind is almost synonymous with his 'Terminator' persona. We have all grown up watching his films. Now that he's shown interest in working with Tamil filmmaker Shankar, we have a list of films he should check out, you know, as preparation....
  • Vikram's beastly look in 'I' crafted by the same Academy Awardwinning studio who designed visual effects for 'Avatar', 'Lord of the Rings' September 17, 2014

    Chennai: A New Zealand based studio known for its stunning visual effects in Hollywood movies has done the make up for the hero in ace director Shankar's upcoming mega budget Tamil film "I." The hero, Vikram, also plays the role of an eyesorish man and makeup for the character was done...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' trailer: Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen is ready to take on the Capitol September 16, 2014

    It is not just games any more. The entire District 13 is ready to go against the Capitol, after they find the celebrated heroine, Katniss Everdeen. Starring Oscarwinning actress Jennifer Lawrence, the film is based on the first part of the final novel in Suzanne Collins' bestselling trilogy. The film...
  • Each time I come to India, I know this country more: Arnold Schwarzenegger September 16, 2014

    Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai to attend the music release of Tamil director Shankar's new film 'I'. The 67yearold star of such films as Terminator, Predator and True Lies spoke to CNNIBN's Rajeev Masand about the visit and much more. ...
  • George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B DeMille award September 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscarwinning actor, director and producer George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, an honorary Golden Globe for his contribution to cinema, organizers of the event said on Monday. Clooney, 53, one of Hollywood's leading men on screen and behind the camera, will be honored in January at...
  • Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress Daniele Watts in LA; mistake her for a prostitute September 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: A black actress who appeared in "Django Unchained" and her white companion suspect police assumed she was a prostitute when the two were only showing affection. The Los Angeles police said Sunday that officers detained Daniele Watts and her companion after a complaint that two people were "involved in...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch is taken! UK daily reports that the 'Sherlock' star is dating theatre director Sophie Hunter September 15, 2014

    We are almost sure that all single female 'Sherlock' fans must have heaved a collective sigh at this piece of news. Talented actor Benedict Cumberbatch is now officially seeing someone. According to a report in the Sunday Mirror, Cumberbatch has been going steady with Londonbased theatre director Sophie Hunter. The...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Imitation Game' takes top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival September 15, 2014

    Toronto: "The Imitation Game," a biopic about British mathematician and World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing, took the Groslch People's Choice award for best film at the 39th edition of the...
  • Watch: Hugh Jackman and Jimmy Falon play an awesome game of 'pool bowling' September 12, 2014

    That looks complicated, right? But not for these stellar personalities! Jimmy competes against Hugh Jackman in a giant game of billiards featuring bowling balls and no pool cues. ...
  • Snapshot: Grumpy Cat's Hollywood debut is here, and it's everything you wanted it to be September 12, 2014

    Take a bow, Tardar Sauce. The moroselooking feline meme sensation became quite a celebrity in 2012. Now, it is ready for its Hollywood debut. The film, titled, 'Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever' is now being shot. Will old Grumps live up to his name? Or will he actually get to...
  • AR Rahman to work with Brazilian singer Anna Beatriz for the film 'Pele' September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: After collaborating with multiple names from the international world, Oscarwinning Indian composer AR Rahman has joined hands with Brazilian singersongwriter Anna Beatriz for the movie "Pele". "Working with the very Brazilian and very talented lyricist and singer Anna Beatriz, for the movie 'Pel'," Rahman posted on his Twitter page...