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  • 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...
  • 'Why did he kill such a rare animal?' Gullible trolls on Facebook outrage over why Steven Spielberg KILLED a dinosaur July 13, 2014

    The internet can be a very sensitive place and it doesn't discriminate. Internet users do not care if you hunt for a living or you are Steven Spielberg, you won't be forgiven if you kill an animal. Killing dinosaurs is also a crime and Steven Spielberg deserves to be jailed....
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happy-go-lucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of cross-cultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Fox orders shows from Lee Daniels, Steven Spielberg May 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: A family drama about a hip-hop business empire from filmmaker Lee Daniels and a coming-of-age series from Steven Spielberg will be part of Fox's 2014-15 season, the network said Tuesday. Daniels, the director of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" and "Precious," is writing, directing and producing "Empire," starring Terence Howard...
  • Steven Spielberg to direct film on Roald Dahl's 'The BFG' April 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to direct the film adaptation of author Roald Dahl's children's book 'The BFG' for DreamWorks. The live-action film will be based on the fantastical tale of a Big Friendly Giant who befriends a young orphan girl. Dahl's book, illustrated by Quentin Blake, was...
  • Steven Spielberg to adapt David Kertzer novel 'Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' April 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Steven Spielberg is adapting the David Kertzer novel 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' as a religious period drama which he may direct. The director's Dreamworks has partnered with The Weinstein Co to adapt the novel which will reunite Spielberg with Tony Kushner, who penned Oscar-nominated 'Lincoln'. Kushner was brought onboard...
  • Is Steven Spielberg planning to direct the remake of 'West Side Story'? March 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will reportedly direct 'West Side Story' remake. Fox Broadcasting company has apparently unlocked the movie title from its archive in hope that the Academy Award-winning director will helm the project, after he expressed keen interest in remaking the classic musical, reports deadline.com. Spielberg's adaptation could see a...
  • Red Band Society: Steven Spielberg to produce a comedy series January 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: FOX Network has given go-ahead signal to Steven Spielberg's comedic soap 'Red Band Society' and writer Michael Cooney's arms-dealing drama 'Runner' among other series. The projects have been picked up by the network with an eye toward series commitments, reported Ace Showbiz. The two will join other shows like 'Gracepoint',...
  • Halle Berry lands lead role in drama series 'Extant' October 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Halle Berry is set for a return to the small screen in Steven Spielberg's sci-fi drama series 'Extant'. This will be the first time the 47-year-old actress has returned for a television role since 1991 from her run in the American soap opera 'Knots Landing'. The...
  • Steven Spielberg set to produce 'Halo' TV Series May 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Steven Spielberg is all set to convert a popular video game 'Halo' into a live-action television series. While unveiling its new Xbox One entertainment console, Microsoft announced that the 60-year-old filmmaker will executive produce the upcoming television venture, said the Hollywood reporter. 'Halo' is a multi billion-dollar video game franchise....
  • Amitabh Bachchan, DiCaprio declare Cannes Film Festival open May 16, 2013

    Cannes: The Cannes Film Festival got off to a blockbuster, if stormy start, as Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' opened on a soggy French Riviera. Amid heavy rain, dancing flappers flocked down the Cannes red carpet on Wednesday night, bringing a touch of the Jazz Age to the Croisette. 'Gatsby'...
  • Vidya Balan in Cannes Film Festival's jury April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee are part of the prestigious 66th Cannes Film Festival's nine-member jury, headed by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg. Balan, 35, one of the most respected performers in India, is best known for her path-breaking roles in films like 'The...
  • Snapshot: Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan, Steven Spielberg hang out together April 23, 2013

    Kamal Haasan watched Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' at a special screening. The event was attended by Spielberg himself and Amitabh Bachchan. ...
  • 'Jurassic Park 3D' review: Even after two decades it still has a hair-raising effect April 5, 2013

    Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum Director Steven Spielberg There's a scene in 'Jurassic Park' that's etched in movie history - you know the one I'm talking about - ripples appearing in two glasses of water on the dashboard of a car that ominously announce the arrival of the hulking, roaring...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: The writing of 'Lincoln' is splendid March 28, 2013

    Mumbai: He watched 'Lincoln' twice in just two days and Amitabh Bachchan says he is not only filled with the 'historical significance' of the film, but also the 'detail and competence' of performances. Directed by Steven Spielberg, 'Lincoln' starred Daniel Day-Lewis in lead role as the late US President Abraham Lincoln...
  • Jay-Z to put modern jazz twist on Gatsby soundtrack March 16, 2013

    London: U.S. rapper Jay-Z has teamed up with Australian director Baz Luhrmann to produce and perform on the soundtrack for 'The Great Gatsby' which will open the 2013 Cannes film festival in May. Jay-Z said he would join some of the world's top musical artists on the soundtrack which would bring...
  • Ang Lee likely to replace Spielberg on 'Gods and Kings' March 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Life of Pi' helmer Ang Lee is reportedly being approached by Warner Bros to direct biblical epic on Moses 'Gods and Kings' after they failed to seal a deal with Steven Spielberg. The 58-year-old filmmaker, who won the best director Oscar, his second, this year for India-set drama, is...
  • Director Steven Spielberg gets candid about movies March 16, 2013

    Hollywood director Steven Spielberg talks about his love for movies and what's his inspiration. ...
  • Dream Merchants: Spielberg says Reliance-Dreamworks alchemy is a success story March 13, 2013

    Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and producer Stacey Snider, during an interview with CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor, said the alchemy of Anil Ambani-owned Reliance and animation company Dreamworks has been nothing but a success story. ...
  • Watch Amitabh in conversation with Steven Spielberg March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood fraternity was in full attendance at Anil Ambani's event which had Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Hollywood's veteran director, Steven Spielberg. 61 film directors, from veterans to young guns, were invited to interact with the director in Mumbai. Other than celebrities, lyricists, actors and a few producers...
  • Snapshot: Has Preity Zinta lost a lot of weight? March 13, 2013

    Preity Zinta was recently spotted at Steven Spielberg's party in Mumbai looking visibly thinner. ...
  • Snapshot: Whoa! Anushka Sharma got a new haircut? March 13, 2013

    With bangs covering her forehead, actress Anushka Sharma was seen sporting a new haircut at Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg's party in Mumbai. ...
  • Watch: India is one of the greatest spiritual centres in the world, says Steven Spielberg March 12, 2013

    Hollywood's ace filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India along with his studio partner Stacey Snider to celebrate his film Lincoln's big Oscar win. CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand spoke to him about his India connect, including a backpacking trip in the 80s. ...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Steven Spielberg March 13, 2013

    A special talk was organised by Reliance Entertainment between acclaimed director Steven Spielberg and Amitabh Bachchan on Monday in Mumbai. Spielberg is in India to celebrate the success of 'Lincoln', which has been co-produced by DreamWorks and Reliance Entertainment. ...
  • 61 directors meet Steven Spielberg in Mumbai; can you identify them? March 12, 2013

    Bollywood fraternity was in full attendance at Anil Ambani's event which had Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Hollywood's veteran director, Steven Spielberg. 61 film directors, from veterans to young guns, were invited to interact with the director on Monday night in Mumbai. Other than celebrities, lyricists, actors and a few...
  • Future of cinema was Big B's talking point with Spielberg March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's meeting with acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, whom he calls an "institution", was one full of talks on the state of Indian cinema and the future of cinema at large. "An evening with an institution... an evening spent in conversation in the presence of select fraternity...
  • Steven Spielberg to meet 61 Bollywood celebrities in India March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India and will be meeting Amitabh Bachchan and other film personalities from Indian film industry at a party hosted by businessman Anil and Tina Ambani in Mumbai tonight at their residence. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was in Bhopal for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha', flew...
  • Masand recalls the challenges faced by Spielberg while making 'Jaws' March 30, 2013

    Rajeev Masand talks about Steven Spielberg's challenges of making the cult film 'Jaws'. ...