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Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Fox Rock Red Carpet At Fashion Show

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Just a few days after getting engaged, Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox proved to be a true fashion power couple as they attended Dolce and Gabbana’s runway show in Italy together. According to E! News, turning heads on the red carpet, the ‘Transformers’ star flaunted her killer figure in a black lingerie-inspired look which included a lace button-down tank top with a black bra underneath and low slung lace-up leather pants. She completed the vampy vibe with a matching crystal-encrusted belt and choker, a crystal embroidered handbag and black patent pump heels. Not to be outdone, the ‘Bloody Valentine’ singer wore a black encrusted double-breasted suit with matching mock neck turtleneck from the Italian fashion house’s newest collection. He accessorized the in-your-face outfit with matching gloves, zip-up Chelsea-style boots, a set of lip rings and a collection of…

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Worlds In ‘Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse’ Will Have Unique Art Style

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Once again Miles Morales will be swinging into some groundbreaking visual territory as he returns to the big screen in ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One)’. According to The Hollywood Reporter, during a recent interview with an entertainment website, filmmaking duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller spoke about their ambitious approach to Sony’s ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ follow-up. The writers teased that fans who loved the first film’s groundbreaking visuals will be in for yet another “ambitious” effort, according to Lord, in the first half of the two-part sequel. “It is, as Phil said, a very ambitious sequel because we didn’t want to just sort of do the same thing again,” said Miller, who co-wrote the script and is producing the film. He continued, “And so the idea that we’d be going to different dimensions really opened up an opportunity…

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‘Freelance’: Alison Brie To Star Opposite John Cena

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Actor Alison Brie has been roped in as the leading lady opposite John Cena in the upcoming action-comedy ‘Freelance’ directed by ‘Taken’ helmer Pierre Morel. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Cena will play the role of a retired soldier, with Brie tapped to play the journalist in the movie that centres on an ex-special forces operator who, desperate to escape his humdrum life, takes a job providing security for a journalist who is hoping to salvage her career by interviewing a dictator. Things go sideways when a military coup breaks out in the middle of the interview, and the mismatched duo, along with the dictator, escapes to the jungle where they must survive the military chasing them, animals hunting them and each other. The film will go on floors later this month in Colombia. The script is written by…

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George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy To Receive Milestone Honour At 2022 Producers Guild Awards

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Director George Lucas and producer Kathleen Kennedy will be honoured with the 2022 Milestone Award at the 33rd annual Producers Guild Awards. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Producers Guild of America announced on Friday that the duo will be recognized for their contribution to film, both individually and collaboratively, at the annual ceremony on March 19. The award is being given “for their unparalleled contributions to the film industry both individually and collaboratively through Lucasfilm.” Kennedy serves as the president of Lucasfilm. Lucas’ 1977 film ‘Star Wars’ broke all box office records and received seven Academy Awards. Prior to ‘Star Wars’, Lucas’ 1973 film ‘American Graffiti’ became the most successful film of its time. There is an impressive lineup of projects under Lucas’ belt including ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, ‘Return of the Jedi’, 1981 ‘Indiana Jones’, and many…

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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ To Resume Filming Next Week

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): After a major on-set COVID-19 outbreak and injury, the makers of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ are all set to restart the production next week. Actor Letitia Wright has healed and will be back to reprise her fan-favourite character Shuri for the Marvel mega sequel. Deadline confirmed the news that after nearly two months off, the filming for the Marvel mega sequel will begin next week. Wright, who was injured in August, will be back on set in Atlanta. Sources close to the production told the outlet that the filming was initially slated to restart last Monday but was delayed due to several cast and crew members, who tested positive for COVID-19. The next schedule of the Ryan Coogler-directed film will resume in Atlanta next week and will stretch for about four weeks. Last August, Deadline reported that Wright suffered…

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Tiffany Haddish Arrested On Suspected DUI Charge In Georgia

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Actor Tiffany Haddish was arrested on Friday in Georgia on a suspected Driving Under Influence (DUI) charge. According to legal documents obtained by Deadline, the 42-year-old actor was released after posting a USD 1,666 bond at around 6:30 am (local time). A local law enforcement source told the outlet that the Grammy winner was found by Peachtree City police after calls to the cops of a driver falling asleep at the wheel. Haddish was arrested as she was pulling into the driveway of a residence in the golf cart rich South Metro Atlanta town. Law enforcement immediately arrested her after the ‘Girls Trip’ star refused a breathalyzer in the pre-dawn hours on Friday. Haddish was in the Peach State filming the Disney project ‘Haunted Mansion’ as per Deadline. The actor will also be seen soon as a police detective…

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Netflix Plots To Develop ‘Red Notice’ Sequels With Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot & Ryan Reynolds

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Netflix is going all in for its action heist franchise! The streaming giant is in the early stages of planning two ‘Red Notice’ sequels with lead stars Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson expected to return. As per Variety, Netflix hopes to begin production in early 2023 depending on the schedules of the main talent. Writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber is expected to return to helm the upcoming sequels. The future sequels would also add new characters to the franchise, according to Deadline. Marshall Thurber, who has been working on the screenplays, is planning to shoot the two sequels back-to-back. Producers on ‘Red Notice’ — a long list that consists of Johnson, Hiram Garcia and Dany Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions, Beau Flynn and Scott Sheldon of Flynn Pictures Co. and Thurber via Bad Version Productions — are each…

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Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet Part Ways After 16 Years Of Togetherness

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): American actors Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are parting ways. The couple announced their decision to split in a joint statement posted on Momoa’s Instagram. “We have all felt the squeeze and changes of these transformational times… A revolution is unfolding and our family is of no exception… feeling and growing from the seismic shifts occurring,” the joint statement read. The statement continued, “And so we share our Family news that we are parting ways in marriage.” “We share this not because we think it’s newsworthy but so that as we go about our lives we may do so with dignity and honesty. The love between us carries on, evolving in ways it wishes to be known and lived. We free each other to be who we are learning to become,” the statement further read. The statement concluded, “Our…

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Screen Actors Guild Awards 2022: Complete List Of Nominees

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): The star-studded list of nominees for the 2022 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards is officially in! SAG-AFTRA unveiled the nominations for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday on Instagram, with help from Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens, reported Variety. Ridley Scott’s ‘House of Gucci’ and Jane Campion’s ‘Power of the Dog’ led all films with three nominations. However, ‘Power of the Dog’, which has benefited from a big awards push from Netflix, failed to capture a best ensemble nomination. Nominees for that prize, considered to be the most prestigious handed out by the guild, included ‘House of Gucci’, ‘Belfast’, ‘CODA’, ‘Don’t Look Up’ and ‘King Richard’. On the television front, ‘Succession’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ scored a leading five nominations. ‘Mare of Easttown’, ‘The Morning Show’ and ‘Squid Game’ each landed four nominations apiece. The best ensemble…

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Megan Fox, Machine Gun Kelly Are Engaged

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Thursday morning started on a great note for Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly’s fans as the couple officially announced their engagement on their respective social media handles. “In July of 2020 we sat under this banyan tree. We asked for magic. We were oblivious to the pain we would face together in such a short, frenetic period of time. Unaware of the work and sacrifices the relationship would require from us but intoxicated off of the love. And the karma,” Fox wrote. Alongside the note, she posted a video of the romantic proposal. The two got engaged on January 11 this year. The video shows Kelly getting down on one knee in a location special to the couple as Fox stood in shock with her hands over her mouth. “Somehow a year and a half later, having walked…

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Oscars 2022 To Have A Host After Three-Year Absence

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): The 94th Academy Awards, scheduled to air on March 27, will be the first since the 2018 ceremony to have a host. As per Variety, Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment, announced that the Oscars would return to a host (after three years without one) on Tuesday, during ABC’s portion of the winter Television Critics Association virtual press tour. However, he didn’t elaborate on who it might be. “It might be me,” Erwich quipped, before touting his confidence in Oscars executive producer Will Packer. “Will really has his pulse on popular culture and entertainment. I know he has a lot in store and we’ll have more details to share soon,” Erwich said. Jimmy Kimmel served as the last host of the Academy Awards, having emceed the ceremony in 2017 and 2018. Other hosts over the past decade…

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Michael Bay, Gareth Evans, Patrick Hughes Join Hands For Netflix’s ‘The Raid’ Reimagining

Washington [US], January 11 (ANI): Years after speculation, filmmaker Gareth Evans’ highly acclaimed Indonesian martial arts action film ‘The Raid’ is finally getting a US-based reimagining with the Welsh director teaming with action filmmakers Michael Bay and Patrick Hughes for a new take on the 2011 cult classic. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Hughes will direct the feature film, while Bay and XYZ Films will produce the follow up to Evans’ 2011 martial arts drama that earned the Midnight Madness Award at the Toronto Film Festival. “We’re incredibly excited about Patrick’s unique vision for this film. It’s a distinctly original take on the material, which promises to pay great respect to the original film while also bringing a fresh approach and perspective that will set its own course in the action genre,” the producers of the film said in a statement obtained by the…

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Golden Globes 2022: Complete List Of Winners

The Golden Globes this year was held privately minus a red carpet, audience and TV broadcast – and not just because of COVID. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association or HFPA, which awards the Globes, is facing a reckoning over issues of diversity and ethics. No stars are attending the Globes because of an industry boycott, led by Tom Cruise, Scarlett Johansson and other A-listers. The award show has been all but blacked out after NBC announced they would not broadcast it this year. HFPA announced over the weekend that the show would not be live-streamed either. Below is the complete list of this year’s winners in film and TV: Best television series — musical or comedy The GreatHacksOnly Murders in the BuildingReservation DogsTed Lasso Best motion picture — musical or comedy CyranoDon’t Look UpLicorice PizzaTick, Tick… Boom!West Side Story Best actor in a television series — drama…

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Kate Middleton’s 40th Birthday Portraits Carry Tribute To Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana

In honour of Kate Middleton’s 40th birthday on Sunday, Kensington Palace has released three new breathtaking portraits of the Duchess of Cambridge, which look straight out of a fairytale. According to E! News, photographer Paolo Rovers shot the photos at Kew Gardens in London last November and they will enter the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, of which Kate is Patron. In one picture, Kate can be seen wearing a one-shoulder, ruffled red dress with pockets and diamond earrings from Queen Elizabeth II’s collection. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@dukeandduchessofcambridge) In another picture, Kate sports a white ruffled dress and diamond and pearl drop earrings that belonged to the late Princess Diana. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Royal Addicted (@royaladdicted_new) A third image shows her wearing an off-the-shoulder white…

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‘Drive My Car’ Named Best Picture Of 2021 By National Society Of Film Critics

Japanese drama ‘Drive My Car’ was named the best picture of 2021 during the 56th annual meeting of the National Society of Film Critics, held virtually on Saturday. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the society’s members voted virtually Saturday on the best in acting, direction, writing, cinematography and more from 2021’s onscreen and streaming US releases. ‘Drive My Car’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ and ‘Fantasy’s Ryusuke Hamaguchi was selected as best director, while Penelope Cruz won the best actor (female) for her performance in ‘Parallel Mothers’ and ‘Drive My Car’s Hidetoshi Nishijima won in the category of best actor. This year’s Film Heritage Award was bestowed on the late Bertrand Tavernier and Peter Bogdanovich, “distinguished critic-filmmakers who never lost their passion for other people’s movies and film history.” The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Maya Cade was also honoured as a winner of this year’s…

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Oprah Winfrey To Produce Documentary At Apple About Sidney Poitier

American talk show host Oprah Winfrey is producing a documentary at Apple about the cinematic trailblazer Sidney Poitier, who died on Thursday at the age of 94. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that the project will be executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Reginald Hudlin will direct. Reportedly, the upcoming Apple Original film on the screen legend has been under production with the participation of the Poitier family for more than a year. The film will release from Winfrey’s Harpo Productions and Network Entertainment. Poitier died on Thursday night at the age of 94. Among his many achievements was becoming the first Black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, when he was recognised for ‘Lilies of the Field’ on April 13, 1964. Poitier was an inspiration to many. The Bahamian actor has played several pivotal roles in some of the most iconic…

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‘Sidney Poitier changed the way America saw itself’

Washington [US], (ANI): US President Joe Biden praised Sidney Poitier, the legendary Hollywood star who was the first Black man to win the Oscar for Best Actor, as a “once-in-a-generation actor and advocate whose work carried so much dignity, power, and grace that it changed the world on and off the big screen.” “Jill and I were saddened to learn of the passing of Sidney Poitier, the once-in-a-generation actor and advocate whose work carried so much dignity, power, and grace that it changed the world on and off the big screen,” the US President said in a White House statement.Biden said that Poitier “was more than just one of the finest actors in our history. His iconic performances in films like The Defiant Ones, A Raisin in the Sun, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, and In the Heat of the Night held a mirror…

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‘Star Trek: Picard’ filming halted !

Washington [US]: The filming of Paramount plus drama ‘Star Trek: Picard’ has been paused since Monday after more than 50 crew members tested positive for COVID-19. Insiders told The Hollywood Reporter that more than 50 members of the large production tested positive on Monday, which was the first day of work after the Christmas break.The series has reportedly one of television’s biggest crews, numbering more than 450 staffers. The infections impacted multiple zones, including cast in zone A. The filming of the Patrick Stewart led series was paused immediately on Monday and has remained dark since. Sources also told that says filming is expected to resume early next week, if not sooner, though details remain under the wraps. ‘Picard’ was formally renewed for a third season in September, with seasons two and three being filmed back to back in a bid to control costs…

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Grammy Awards 2022 postponed amid Omicron surge

Washington [US]: The 2022 Grammy Awards will not take place as scheduled amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, fuelled by the emergence of the Omicron variant. As per People magazine, the award show, which celebrates the best in music, has been postponed until further notice.The Recording Academy and CBS made the announcement in a joint statement on Wednesday. “The health and safety of those in our music community, the live audience, and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly to produce our show remains our top priority,” the statement read. “Given the uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant, holding the show on Jan. 31 simply contains too many risks. We look forward to celebrating music’s biggest night on a future date, which will be announced soon,” the statement concluded. This is the second year in a row that the award ceremony has been postponed due…

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Vanessa Kirby Replaces Jodie Comer In ‘Kitbag’

Makers of Ridley Scott’s ‘Kitbag’ have roped in actor Vanessa Kirby as a replacement to Jodie Comer after the latter left the project. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Kirby will play Josephine in the historical film that also stars Oscar-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon. The movie centres on the Frenchman’s rise on the battlefield and in politics while focusing on the love story between him and Josephine. Meanwhile, Comer, who is in the awards conversation with Scott’s recent ‘The Last Duel’, dropped out of ‘Kitbag’ due to scheduling issues with her first West End stage production, Prima Facie.

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Chris Evans In Talks To Play Gene Kelly In New Movie

Actor Chris Evans is in talks to play the role of late legendary actor Gene Kelly in an upcoming yet-be-titled film, which is based on an original idea conceived by Evans. According to Deadline, the film is about a 12-year-old boy who works on the MGM Lot in 1952 and begins to create an imagined friendship with the legendary movie star Gene Kelly while working on his next film. In addition to starring in the film, Evans will also produce the project alongside Mark Kassen. Rian Johnson’s and Ram Bergman’s T-Street Productions is set to produce alongside three-time Academy Award nominee John Logan, who also will write the script of the upcoming project. The movie will mark the second collaboration of Johnson, Bergman and MCU star Evans, who all worked together on the 2019 blockbuster hit ‘Knives Out’.

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Jared Leto’s ‘Morbius’ Release Date Postponed Amid Omicron Surge

Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto’s much-anticipated movie ‘Morbius’ release date has been pushed to spring amid the Omicron surge. The Sony and Marvel movie that was set to release on January 28, this year will now open in the theatres on April 1, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Sony and Marvel film had already been delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In January, Sony announced that the film would move from October 2021 to early 2022. ‘Morbius’ stars Leto as Dr Michael Morbius, a scientist who suffered from a rare blood disease and turned himself into a living vampire in an attempt to cure himself. ‘Morbious’ has been written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless and has been helmed by Daniel Espinosa. The film is based on the much-loved Marvel Comicbook character, the superhero flick revolves around a biochemist who turns into…

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Daniel Radcliffe admits not being nice about Ron, Hermione make out scene

Washington [US]: Actor Emma Watson remembers Ron and Hermione’s big kissing scene in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’ as “the most horrifying thing anyone one of us had to go through.” According to EW, it was made more horrifying by Daniel Radcliffe, who cops to being “an absolute dick” in the lead-up to the sequence.Radcliffe, Watson, and Rupert Grint discussed that moment during ‘Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts’, the reunion special streaming now on HBO Max. Radcliffe looked back and said, “I did not make this better because I’ve been told significantly that I was being an absolute dick about this and was like, ‘I’m gonna come on set and watch you guys kiss. I’m sorry about that, guys.” Grint, who played Ron, said the kiss between the characters was “built up so much through the whole series.” Watson…

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Hulu drops first teaser of Kardashian-Jenner family’s new show ‘The Kardashians’

Washington [US]: The Kardashian-Jenner family has the perfect gift for its fans this new year! The first teaser of the family’s upcoming Hulu show is finally here. On Friday, Hulu released the first teaser for the famous family’s forthcoming series on the network, which will simply be titled ‘The Kardashians’.“New year, new beginnings. See you soon @kardashianshulu #TheKardashians,” the streaming giant tweeted alongside a clip of the family. “Happy New Year! We’ll see you soon,” family matriarch Kris Jenner wrote as she reshared the clip on social media. Added Kim Kardashian in her own tweet: “Coming soon…” However, a premiere date for the forthcoming series was not included in the posts. Kim and her family previously starred in E!’s long-running hit reality show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’, which premiered in 2007. They announced the end of ‘KUWTK’ in September 2020, saying the “difficult…

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Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger Officially Divorced After 10 Years

Nearly 10 years after their breakup, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger are now officially divorced. As per Us Weekly, the 74-year-old actor and the 66-year-old author finalised their legal separation on Tuesday, one decade after Shriver initially filed for divorce following Schwarzenegger’s cheating scandal. ‘The Terminator’ actor married Shriver in 1986 after meeting at a tennis event nine years prior. The duo welcomed four children — Katherine Schwarzenegger, Christina Schwarzenegger, Patrick Schwarzenegger and Christopher Schwarzenegger — between 1989 and 1997. Shriver stood by Schwarzenegger’s side as he served as the governor of California for two terms from 2003 to 2011 — but they hit a bump in the road after 25 years together when the actor revealed he’d been unfaithful years prior. In May 2011, it was reported that Arnold had an affair with the family’s former housekeeper, Mildred Patty Baena, in 1997 and…

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Jean-Marc Vallee’s Cause Of Death Revealed

The cause of death of ace director Jean-Marc Vallee, who passed away recently, has been revealed. The filmmaker’s representative confirmed to Fox News that he had died of a heart attack. His cause of death was not provided when Vallee’s representative initially confirmed the news. The director died on Sunday in his cabin outside Quebec City, Canada. Vallee won a pair of Emmys in 2017 for directing and producing HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and more. He’d earned an additional nomination for his picture editing on the show before later earning two more nominations for his work on the limited series ‘Sharp Objects’. He was also nominated for an Oscar in 2014 for his work as an editor on ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, which he also directed. Vallee was also known for 2009’s ‘The Young Victoria’, starring Emily Blunt, 2014’s ‘Wild’,…

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Stan Lee Knew Comic Collecting Would Be A Highly Lucrative Hobby

Stan Lee, the late legendary Marvel creator, had predicted back in the 1970s that collecting his books would be a smart investment. Though not even Stan Lee could have imagined that a copy of the first ‘Spider-Man’ comic would one day sell for USD 3.6 million. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee, who was born on December 28, 1922, said in a 1974 interview that he was aware some of his comics were beginning to go for some surprisingly big bucks, and he recommended comic collecting as a viable hobby for more than just entertainment. “It is absolutely incredible,” Lee said then of the market movement. “I would say that if someone were knowledgeable in this area, it is a much more lucrative hobby to collect comics than stamps and in some cases than to buy stocks,” he added. As an example, Lee noted…

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Hugh Jackman Tests Positive For Covid-19, ‘The Music Man’ Cancels Performances

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ‘The Music Man’ has cancelled performances through the end of the year on Broadway after Jackman tested positive. The revival’s leading man took to Instagram to share the news of his breakthrough case. “I just wanted you to hear from me that I tested positive this morning for COVID. My symptoms are like a cold — I have a scratchy throat and a bit of a runny nose,” the actor said in a clip. “But I’m fine and I’m just going to do everything I can to get better ASAP and as soon as I’m cleared I’ll be back on stage heading to River City,” he added. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) The musical announced on Tuesday on…

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Nicole Kidman Opens Up On Replacing Cate Blanchett In ‘Being The Ricardos’

Nicole Kidman has opened up about portraying Lucille Ball in ‘Being the Ricardos’ after Cate Blanchett was previously attached to the role. According to People magazine, Kidman talked about preparing to play the iconic comedian and ‘I Love Lucy’ star for the movie, directed by Aaron Sorkin. When asked about joining after Blanchett, who could no longer do the film due to scheduling conflict, Kidman shared the industry motto she holds about casting. “I feel like there’s a sacred pact among us all — whoever gets something, that’s where it was meant to land,” said Kidman. Lucie Arnaz, the daughter of Ball and Desi Arnaz who served as an executive producer on ‘Being the Ricardos’, has shared that she was personally “devastated” when Blanchett no longer could do the project: “It just took too long and we lost her. I was devastated.” Addressing initial…

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Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto Pay Tribute To Jean-Marc Vallee

Oscar-winning actors Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto recently paid tribute to ace director Jean-Marc Vallee after the news of his untimely demise. The 58-year-old director, widely known for projects like ‘Wild’, ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Sharp Objects’, died unexpectedly on Sunday at his cabin outside Quebec City, reported People magazine. McConaughey and Leto both starred in the 2013 hit film ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, which Vallee helmed. They both won Academy Awards (for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively) for the movie, which also starred Jennifer Garner, Steve Zahn and Denis O’Hare. Paying tribute to the late star, McConaughey took to his Instagram account and wrote, “With a gentle hand and heart Jean-Marc was a true receiver– he didn’t romanticize life so much as he saw life romantic–from the struggle to the pain to the wink and the whisper, love stories were everywhere in…

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New Action-Packed ‘Batman’ Trailer Focuses On The ‘Bat And The Cat’

A new action-packed trailer for ‘The Batman’ has dropped on Monday, featuring more of Zoe Kravitz’s Catwoman. The latest, two-and-a-half-minute trailer for the Matt Reeves-directed film begins with Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne being approached to do more for Gotham City. “Your family has a history of philanthropy, but as far as I can tell, you’re not doing anything,” he’s told over clips of Batman in action. While continuing to grapple with the Riddler and his question-mark-filled messages, Pattinson’s Batman interacts with both Catwoman and Kravitz’s alter ego, Selina Kyle. He’s shown speaking to Selina as cats gather around his feet. “I have a thing about strays,” she tells him.Later, as Batman and Catwoman appear to be fighting, she intones: “The bat and the cat — it’s got a nice ring.” He later tells her, “Selina, don’t throw your life away.”She replies, “Don’t worry, honey,…

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Artist Wayne Thiebaud Dies At 101

Artist Wayne Thiebaud, whose luscious, colourful paintings of cakes and San Francisco cityscapes combined sensuousness, nostalgia and a hint of melancholy, has died at the age of 101. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his death was confirmed in a statement on Sunday by his gallery, Acquavella, which didn’t say where or when Thiebaud died. “Even at 101 years old, he still spent most days in the studio, driven by, as he described with his characteristic humility, ‘this almost neurotic fixation of trying to learn to paint,'” the gallery’s statement said. The dean of California painters, Thiebaud drew upon his earlier career as a Disney animator, sign painter and commercial artist. While some took his hot dogs, bakery counters, gumball machines and candy apples to be examples of pop art, Thiebaud never considered himself to be in the mold of American artist Andy Warhol, and…

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Meghan Markle Receives Front-Page Apology By UK Tabloid

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has received a printed apology from the publishers of a British tabloid newspaper after years of legal battle. According to Deadline, the London High Court had ordered the UK tabloid to print a front-page apology for breaching Markle’s privacy in February 2019 by printing parts of a five-page letter to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, after her wedding to Prince Harry in 2018. “The Duchess of Sussex wins her legal case for copyright infringement against Associated Newspapers for articles published in The Mail on Sunday and posted on Mail Online,” Sunday’s front page notice read. The apology continued, “Following a hearing on 19-20 January 2021, and a further hearing on 5 May 2021, the Court has given judgment for the Duchess of Sussex on her claim for copyright infringement. The Court found that Associated Newspapers infringed her copyright…

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Paul Bettany On Having Texts To Johnny Depp About Amber Heard Made Public: ‘It Was Unpleasant’

Actor Paul Bettany has said that it was strange and unpleasant having his text messages become a part of the court record during Johnny Depp’s libel suit against the UK tabloid The Sun. According to The Hollywood Reporter, in an interview with a news outlet published on Saturday, the ‘WandaVision’ actor spoke about his long career in Hollywood, including having a producer tell him he’d never work again and explained his process for how he becomes emotional enough to cry during scenes. However, at one point during the interview, Bettany was asked about his 2013 text exchange with fellow actor Johnny Depp regarding the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ actor’s ex-wife Amber Heard. These messages later became public during Depp’s defamation suit against The Sun’s publisher over the tabloid’s use of “wife beater” to describe him. When answering on the subject, Bettany said that it’s “a really…

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Alec & Hilaria Baldwin Celebrate Christmas In The Hamptons With Their Kids

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin are spending quality family time this Christmas. As per People Magazine, Alec is currently involved in an investigation into the October death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who died on the set of his film ‘Rust’ when a prop gun Alec was holding went off, killing Hutchins. Hilaria shared several photos on Instagram from the family’s festivities together in the Hamptons, featuring their six children — daughters Carmen Gabriela and Maria Lucia Victoria plus sons Rafael Thomas, Leonardo Angel Charles, Romeo Alejandro David, and Eduardo “Edu” Pao Lucas. In one post shared on her Instagram feed, Hilaria’s children can be seen posing with Santa Claus, though her two youngest kids were captured less than enthused about the Christmas photo. “Reality vs….well….reality. This was the best we got from the photo batch,” the mother of six wrote alongside the festive shot. She…

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Tom Holland Slams Martin Scorsese Over His Comments On Marvel movies

It has been two years since veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese commented on superhero movies, claiming that they were ‘not cinema’. ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ actor Tom Holland recently weighed in to defend the Marvel films. Holland recently shared his thoughts on the Oscar-winning director’s critical remarks on the genre in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. “You can ask Scorsese, ‘Would you want to make a Marvel movie?’ but he doesn’t know what it’s like because he’s never made one,” said Holland, who has also starred in movies like ‘The Impossible’ and ‘The Devil All the Time’. “I’ve made Marvel movies and I’ve also made movies that have been in the conversation in the world of the Oscars, and the only difference, really, is one is much more expensive than the other,” he continued. “But the way I break down the character, the way…

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THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS-A BORING AND MESSY COMEBACK

The Matrix Resurrections film review. To find out if his reality is a physical or mental construct, Mr. Anderson, aka Neo, will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more. If he’s learned anything, it’s that choice, while an illusion, is still the only way out of — or into — the Matrix. Neo already knows what he has to do, but what he doesn’t yet know is that the Matrix is stronger, more secure and far more dangerous than ever before. Remember the Matrix from 1999? Remember its moments? Its iconic dialogues, Hugo Weaving as agent Smith, Morpheus , Trinity….. of course you do!! In fact this film banks on it and forcefully reminds you of all the iconic moments, scenes, dialogues from the first Matrix movie by literally having footage from the 1999 flick. It starts out pretty interesting with…

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Michael Keaton To Join ‘Batgirl’

Actor Michael Keaton is reprising his role as Bruce Wayne (Batman) in the upcoming HBO Max superhero film ‘Batgirl’. As per Variety, the actor will reprise his role as Bruce Wayne, the character he originated in Tim Burton’s 1989 film. He will star alongside Leslie Grace, who’s playing the lead role in ‘Batgirl’. Though plot details have been kept under wraps, the film centres on the heroine whose real identity is Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Gotham police commissioner Jim Gordon. As previously announced, J.K. Simmons is returning to portray Jim Gordon after first playing the character in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’. Brendan Fraser is playing the villainous Firefly, a sociopath with a passion for pyrotechnics. ‘Batgirl’ doesn’t have an exact release date, though the film is scheduled to debut on HBO Max in 2022. In the same year, Keaton will be seen as…

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Devin Ratray Arrested Over Domestic Violence Charges

‘Home Alone’ star Devin Ratray was arrested on Wednesday over domestic violence charges. As per People magazine, Ratray was arrested after authorities in Oklahoma City issued a warrant regarding an altercation with a woman earlier this month. The 44-year-old actor has been charged with one count of domestic assault and battery by strangulation and another count of domestic assault and battery, according to online court records. The state of Oklahoma issued the warrant on Tuesday, records show. His bond was set at USD 25,000.Authorities told Fox News that the actor “turned himself in and was processed through and bonded out” on Wednesday. The arrest comes a week after Oklahoma City police told People magazine on December 15 that they considered the matter to be closed and did not expect any arrests in the case. According to a heavily redacted police report obtained by Page…

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Keanu Reeves’s ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ To Release In March 2023

 ‘John Wick’ fans will have to wait a little longer to see the next installment of the popular franchise as actor Keanu Reeves’ upcoming film ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ has got a new release date. On Wednesday, Lionsgate released a teaser for the upcoming film on its official Instagram page, revealing that ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ has been pushed back until March 24, 2023. The caption read, “Be seeing you. 3.24.23.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by John Wick (@johnwickmovie) As per People magazine, the fourth installment in the Reeves-led franchise was originally set to debut in theatres on May 22, 2022. ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’, directed by Chad Stahelski, is also set to star Donnie Yen, Laurence Fishburne, Bill Skarsgard, Ian McShane and more. The franchise’s previous installment, ‘John Wick: Chapter 3–Parabellum’, grossed USD 327,281,779 at the worldwide box office…

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Critics Choice Awards Ceremony Postponed Amid Covid-19 Concerns

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to spread, the in-person ceremony for the 2022 Critics Choice Awards has been postponed. This follows several other January events that have recently been delayed or cancelled. As per People magazine, the Critics Choice Association announced the news on Wednesday stating that the televised awards show, which was set to take place in Los Angeles, will no longer take place on January 9. “After thoughtful consideration and candid conversations with our partners at The CW and TBS, we have collectively come to the conclusion that the prudent and responsible decision at this point is to postpone the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards, originally slated for January 9, 2022,” the statement read. “We are in regular communication with LA County Public Health officials, and we are currently working diligently to find a new date during the upcoming awards…

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Marvel Studios’ ‘Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness’ Teaser Out

The first teaser for ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ has been officially released today after first being shown as the post-credits scene of ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’. After the events of ‘No Way Home’, ‘Loki’ and ‘WandaVision’, the structural integrity of the multiverse has taken a beating. This next adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows Doctor Strange and Wanda Maximoff team up as monsters and villains from the multiverse spill over into the world. The almost 2-minute long teaser for the upcoming movie suggests that the multiverse’s condition could be the reason why an evil, alternate version of Doctor Strange, who originally appeared in the animated Disney Plus series ‘What If…?’, has crossed over to wreak havoc in the main MCU timeline. In addition to everything new in the trailer, there are the mind-bending landscapes that made the original Doctor Strange…

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James Franco Breaks Silence 4 Years After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Actor James Franco has finally broken his silence about the sexual misconduct allegations levelled against him nearly four years ago. On SiriusXM’s ‘The Jess Cagle’ podcast, he addressed the allegations, confessing that he had slept with his students, reported The Hollywood Reporter. For the unversed, in January 2018, five women accused Franco of inappropriate and sexually exploitative behaviour, while four of them were students at his acting school Studio 4, which was soon closed. Two of the students filed a lawsuit in 2019 alleging that classes existed mainly to create a way for Franco and his associates to take advantage of young women. Talking about such allegations, Franco said, “Look, I’ll admit I did sleep with students. I didn’t sleep with anybody in that particular class. But, over the course of my teaching, I did sleep with students and that was wrong.” He added,…

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‘Death On The Nile’ Trailer Drops Despite Armie Hammer Scandal

A new trailer of the upcoming Hollywood movie ‘Death on the Nile’ dropped on Tuesday, featuring glimpses of disgraced actor Armie Hammer in the wake of his rape allegations and cannibalism scandal. The trailer was shared on the film’s official Instagram page with a caption that read, “ICYMI: check out the new trailer for #DeathOnTheNile, coming to theaters February 11.” The long-delayed star-studded whodunit is directed by Kenneth Branagh and features an ensemble cast of Hammer, Gal Gadot, Ali Fazal, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Letitia Wright, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, Rose Leslie, Tom Bateman, Dawn French and Emma Mackey. Hammer plays a newlywed, Simon Doyle, alongside Gadot’s Linnet Ridgeway Doyle, in the film. Branagh’s detective Hercule Poirot is tasked with finding the murderer of a young heiress aboard a cruise ship on the Nile River. Throughout the 2-minute trailer, Hammer can be seen in…

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Palm Springs Film Awards Cancelled Due To Covid-19 Spike

The Palm Springs International Film Festival has cancelled its star-studded, in-person awards ceremony amid rising concerns around COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. As per Variety, the organisation behind the Palm Springs International Film Festival announced the cancellation on Monday. The annual awards were planned to be presented at a black-tie ceremony held at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 6. The organisation made the cancellation announcement in a statement that read, “We are taking this action due to the recent spike in COVID cases and out of an abundance of caution to ensure the health and safety of the honorees, patrons, and staff.” “The Palm Springs Film Awards are one of the largest events in the film world with 2,500 guests and more than 1,000 staff in the room,” the statement continued. “The Film Awards will partner with ‘Entertainment Tonight’ to celebrate this…

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Amy Pascal Advised Zendaya, Tom Holland Not To Date

Actors Tom Holland and Zendaya’s instant chemistry on the sets of ‘Spider-Man’ left producer Amy Pascal concerned that her lead stars would start a real-life romance, so she advised them not to date each other. Tom and Zendaya are not the first ‘Spider-Man’ co-stars to find themselves falling for each other. The ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ actors are actually the third and latest pair to translate their on-screen chemistry into a real-life romance. However, not without receiving a little word of warning. In a recent interview, ‘No Way Home’ producer Pascal revealed that she advised Tom and Zendaya against any future dating shortly after they were cast, reported US Weekly. “I took Tom and Zendaya aside, separately, when we first cast them and gave them a lecture,” Pascal revealed. Of course, romance rumours have long swirled around the couple until they were photographed packing…

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Jennifer Lopez Denies Being Mad At Ben Affleck For Comments About Jennifer Garner

Despite media reports suggesting that Jennifer Lopez took offence at Ben Affleck’s comments related to his ex-wife, Jennifer Garner, the singer-songwriter has clarified that the rumours are utterly off-base. Talking to People magazine, Lopez said that “This story is simply not true. It is not how I feel.” “I couldn’t have more respect for Ben as a father, a co-parent, and a person,” she added about Affleck with whom she rekindled a romantic relationship earlier this year. For his part, Affleck, who shares daughters Violet and Seraphina, and son Samuel with Garner, also took issue with the narrow focus of coverage of his comments on the ‘Howard Stern Show’. During the interview, a wide-ranging and candid discussion about fame, love, parenthood, and his past struggles with alcoholism, the actor spoke of the time in his life when his marriage to Garner was faltering, stating…

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Matt Reeves Reveals Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne Character Is Inspired By Kurt Cobain

 The Bruce Wayne character played by actor Robert Pattinson in the upcoming superhero movie ‘The Batman’ was inspired by 90s music icon Kurt Cobain, the movie’s director Matt Reeves recently revealed. E! News recently obtained quotes from Reeves’ recent interview with an outlet where he talked about how late Nirvana frontman and ’90s music icon Kurt Cobain inspired his adaptation of the comic book character in the new film, which is set for release on March 4. “When I write, I listen to music, and as I was writing the first act, I put on Nirvana’s ‘Something In The Way,'” he said, referring to the grunge rock group’s 1991 song, which Cobain wrote about a fictional person living under a bridge, and which appears in the trailers for ‘The Batman’. “That’s when it came to me that, rather than make Bruce Wayne the playboy…

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Emma Watson: ‘For This Lunar Moment – Inhale The New And Good’

As the full cold moon of December graced the night sky this weekend, actor Emma Watson shared its importance in our lives. “Tonight’s full moon, known as the “cold moon” comes with perfect timing… and this witch is excited. It invites us all to reflect rather than manifest, stay present rather than spring to action, and shed unnecessary habits rather than seek new hobbies. Also, it arrives right before the winter solstice which is all about introspection,” she wrote. Emma also expressed her excitement about the new year, urging people to “exhale all the bad sh*t.” ” So for this lunar moment – exhale all the bad sh*t and inhale the new and good that is to come! It’s almost a brand new year. By pursuing connection, the light and warmth will show itself in the dark and cold of winter. And who knows!…

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Kevin Feige Confirms Marvel, Sony Are Working On Developing More ‘Spider-Man’ Movies

 After the overwhelming response from fans on the recently released ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’, Kevin Feige–president of Marvel Studios has confirmed that the production company and Sony are currently working on developing at least one more movie for the ‘Spider-Man’ franchise. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the Marvel Studios president says he outright confirmed the news “because I don’t want fans to go through any separation trauma like what happened after ‘Far From Home.'” The outlet obtained the quotes of Feige and ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ producer Amy Pascal from an interview published on Friday with the New York Times where both of them confirmed that their respective studios are currently inactive talks about where to take the superhero following the events of Tom Holland’s third turn as the famed web-slinger. “Amy and I and Disney and Sony are talking about — yes, we’re…

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Dwayne Johnson Pens Heartwarming Birthday Post For Steve Austin

WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin’s 57th birthday has ushered in a wave of nostalgia in Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock. On Sunday, Dwayne took to Instagram and penned an emotional birthday wish for Stone Cold. Recalling his wrestling days with Stone Cold, Dwayne wrote, “Happy Birthday to my all-time greatest rivalry and friend from our wild and groundbreaking days in the business that’ll forever be in our blood — pro wrestling.” He added, “It’s hard to explain how much HELL we raised together, in arenas and stadiums all around the world. We split each other open and bled a lot. It’s what we did. Blood Sweat Respect Rock Bottoms Stunners Beer More beer Fun More fun.” It was eighteen years ago when Stone Cold made his final appearance as a wrestler at Wrestlemania XIX where he faced off against Dwayne. “And…

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Olivia Munn, John Mulaney Welcome Their First Child, A Baby Boy

 It’s a baby boy! Actor Olivia Munn and beau John Mulaney have secretly welcomed their first child together last month. Sources close to the couple confirmed TMZ that the couple gave birth to a son in Los Angeles on November 24. This is the duo’s first child together after they started dating earlier this year amid Mulaney’s divorce from MUA Anna Marie Tendler. Mulaney and Munn sparked dating rumours in May and were photographed publically for the first time as a couple; over a lunch date in June. Munn’s last public relationship was with NFL player Aaron Rodgers. They split in 2017. On the other hand, Mulaney filed for divorce from Tendler, in July after seven years of marriage.The ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum announced Munn’s pregnancy on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ in September. “I went to rehab in September [2020]. I got out…

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NO WAY HOME-: FILM REVIEW

Nostalgia and heart is what defines the third installment in the MCU Spiderman film. The film starts with Peter’s identity revealed to the world, and what follows in a world of mobile phones, paparazzi and The Daily Bugle – both fame and ignominy. One fallout is the rejection by MIT of not just Peter’s college application but also of friends MJ (a charming Zendaya) and Ned (a winsome Batalon). It’s this that ultimately drives Peter to ask Dr Strange to turn the clock back to the time before his identity was revealed or, if not that, to make people forget who he was. Superheroes nowadays can’t just have fun and beat the bad guys. There has to be a larger purpose to their gift. What Peter chooses at this point is set to have consequences that he doesn’t really think through – or the…

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Denis Villeneuve To Direct Adaptation Of Sci-Fi Novel ‘Rendezvous With Rama’

After the success of ‘Dune’, director Denis Villeneuve is all set to helm an adaption of another sci-fi novel titled ‘Rendezvous With Rama’ by author Arthur C. Clarke. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story of the novel follows a group of human space explorers who are tasked with intercepting an alien starship that is hurtling through the solar system. It is believed that the missions will lead to mankind’s first contact with alien intelligence. Villeneuve will direct ‘Rendezvous With Rama’ for Alcon Entertainment. Along with Alcon co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary will produce via their Revelations Entertainment banner, with Freeman having previously held the rights to the 1973 novel.

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Ben Schwartz To Star In Universal Pictures’ ‘Renfield’

‘Parks and Recreation’ actor Ben Schwartz is all set to star in Universal Pictures’ ‘Renfield’, starring Nicholas Hoult and Nicolas Cage in the lead roles. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ben will play the role of a mobster in the movie that is due to begin shooting early next year in New Orleans. The film will also star Golden Globe-winning actor Awkwafina in a pivotal role. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) The monster movie is centred on Dracula’s familiar henchman with Hoult playing the title role. Cage will play Dracula. Chris McKay, the filmmaker behind ‘The Tomorrow War’ and ‘The Lego Batman Movie’, is directing and producing ‘Renfield’ from a screenplay by Ryan Ridley of ‘Rick and Morty’ fame. ‘Renfield’ is Universal’s latest attempt to fashion a cinematic universe around characters from the studio’s vast monster vault.…

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Ben Affleck Reveals Feeling ‘Trapped’ In Marriage With Jennifer Garner Led Him To Drink

Oscar winner Ben Affleck recently got candid about how feeling trapped in his marriage with ex-wife Jennifer Garner made him an alcohol addict. As per People magazine, during an appearance on the Howard Stern Show, Ben Affleck, who has been to rehab multiple times for alcohol addiction, told that feeling “trapped” in his marriage led him to drink and he would probably still be drinking “if he stayed married” to her with whom he shares three children– Violet, 16, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, 9. “I’d probably still be drinking. It’s part of why I started drinking … because I was trapped,” Affleck said. “I was like ‘I can’t leave ’cause of my kids, but I’m not happy, what do I do?’ What I did was drink a bottle of scotch and fall asleep on the couch, which turned out not to be the solution,”…

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‘Fast And Furious 10’ To Release On May 19

‘Fast and Furious’ fans have to wait a little more to see the 10th installment of the action film as Universal has pushed back the release date. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the much-anticipated movie will be released on May 19, 2023, instead of April 7, 2023. The movie that is the second to last movie in the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise is penned by Chris Morgan and directed by Justin Lin. ‘Fast and Furious 10’ was originally scheduled for an April 2 release, this year, but that spot was taken by ‘F9’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic delays, and was later pushed back to June 25. The cast of the movie has been under wraps as of now but rumours suggest that the franchise star Vin Diesel will return along with Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, and Michelle Rodriguez.…

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‘Parasite’ Actress Park So-Dam Diagnosed With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

South Korean actor who played one of the lead roles in the Oscar-winning movie ‘Parasite’, was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer and has undergone surgery. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 30-year-old South Korean actor’s agency, Artist Company, released a statement to South Korean media that Park had been diagnosed with cancer following a regular health check and that she has undergone surgery. The company informed that due to the surgery and recovery time, Park will skip promotional events for her latest action film ‘Special Cargo’. It is also speculated that filming on Park’s next film, ‘Ghost’ might also get delayed.

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‘Marry Me’ To Release Simultaneously In Theaters & On Peacock

After months of wait, Universal has finally set the release date of the music-infused romantic comedy ‘Marry Me’ starring Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson in lead roles. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the makers have set a dual release for the movie– in theatres and on sister streamer Peacock. ‘Marry Me’ will release on February 11, 2022, in time for Valentine’s Day, the same day it was previously set to launch exclusively in theatres. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Peacock (@peacocktv) Packed with original songs by Lopez and Latin music sensation Maluma, ‘Marry Me’ is based on a graphic novel of the same name by Bobby Crosby. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie centres on a pop superstar (Lopez) who, moments before marrying her rock-star fiance at Madison Square Garden (Maluma), finds out that he was cheating on her…

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‘West Side Story,’ ‘Belfast’ Lead 2022 Critics Choice Film Nominations

The film nominees for the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards were recently announced by The Critics Choice Association, with Oscar-winner filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story,’ and Belfast emerging as the leading nominees for the upcoming ceremony. Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story,’ and ‘Belfast’ lead the nominations with 11 awards each under their belt, and Timothee Chalamet starrer ‘Dune’ and ‘The Power of the Dog’ followed in second place with 10 nominations, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ‘West Side Story,’ and ‘Belfast’ both have earned nominations in the categories of the best picture, best-supporting actor (female), best young actors (both male and female), best director and best original screenplay categories, best cinematography, best production design and more. Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Don’t Look Up’, ‘Dune’ and ‘The Power of the Dog’ have also earned the nomination in the best picture category. Check out the full list of…

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Cara Williams Dies At 96

Cara Williams, one of the last remaining actors of Hollywood’s Golden Age and an Oscar nominee for 1958’s ‘The Defiant Ones’, passed away on Thursday. She was 96. Williams’ death was confirmed to Variety by her daughter Justine Jagoda and her great-nephew Richard Potter. “Not only was she a sparkling actress with impeccable comedic timing, she was also funny, over-the-top, warm-hearted and loving,” Jagoda told Variety in a statement. “She could make anyone laugh and smile if they had a bad day. She was everything that you could wish for in a mother and more. It’s a sad loss to lose a woman from this incredible era,” she added. Born as Bernice Kamiat in Brooklyn, New York on June 29, 1925, Williams began working as an actress when she was a child. After her parents divorced, she relocated to Hollywood with her mother and…

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It’s A Wrap For Jason Momoa’s ‘Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom’

Hollywood star Jason Momoa has completed shooting for ‘Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom’. The ‘Game of Thrones’ actor shared the update on social media. Taking to his Instagram account, the 42-year-old actor posted a video of him and informed his fans that production is now complete. In the video, Jason is on the beach and can be seen saying, “‘Aw man, that’s a wrap. That’s a wrap, ‘Aquaman 2’. I have so much to share with you, I wish… I could tell you so much. What an epic day. I love you.” He added, ”So good to have been home to finish this, so many good surprises. Love you and… it’s been a long time. I’m taking a break. Aloha.” The actor also used the opportunity to raise some money for the island. Sharing a video, he captioned, ”That’s a wrap in Hawai’i,” he…

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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore’ New Trailer Teaser Out

Warner Bros. Pictures recently released a new teaser for its upcoming film, ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’, giving the movie buffs the first glimpse into the continued ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series and ‘Harry Potter’ prequel. The teaser shared on Warner Bros. Pictures’ official Instagram page also gives ‘Harry Potter’ fans their first glimpse of actor Mads Mikkelsen in the role of Gellert Grindelwald. “Whether it’s on a page, a stage, or on a screen, it’s all part of one wizarding world. Continue the adventure with the new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore Monday. #SecretsOfDumbledore,” the caption of the IG post read. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Warner Bros. Pictures (@wbpictures) The trailer of the upcoming film is set to drop on Monday. In the recently-released teaser, Mikkelsen appears as the villain who has a complicated history with…

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Emma Watson lauds Indian rural women for Chipko movement

Washington [US], December 10 (ANI): ‘Harry Potter’ alum Emma Watson lauded Indian rural women for protecting trees and forests through 1970’s Chipko Andolan, the non-violent social and ecological movement. Taking to her Instagram handle, Watson shared a black and white picture from one of the famous environment conservation movements led by Indian rural villagers in 1970—- Chipko movement.Giving a shoutout to the Indian rural women for protecting trees and forests, Watson wrote, “Thank you for protecting our forests and trees! The women pictured here were part of the Chipko movement, a non-violent social and ecological moment by rural villagers, particularly women, in India during the 1970s. Here they are protecting a tree from government logging. The Hindi word Chipko means to ‘hug’ or ‘cling to’, reflected in the demonstrator’s primary tactic of embracing trees to protect them from loggers.” Several Indian IG users thanked…

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Christina Ricci-Mark Hampton Welcomes Their First Baby

American actor Christina Ricci is now a mom of two! The star welcomed her first baby with her husband and popular hairstylist Mark Hampton recently. ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ actor, who is already a mother to her son Freddie, shared the update about recently welcoming her second baby, named Cleopatra Ricci Hampton, on Instagram. She captioned the post, “Baby Cleo is here. we are so in love with her, also she has the most incredible dad imaginable @markhamptonhair.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Christina Ricci (@riccigrams) Ricci shares her first child, Freddie, with estranged husband James Heerdegen, whom she filed for divorce from in July 2020. The two had married in 2013 after meeting on the set of her TV series ‘Pan Am’, reported People magazine. The ‘Casper’ actor filed for divorce from Heerdegen following a domestic violence incident. According to…

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Ashley Graham Shares ‘Crazy’ Pregnancy Moments

Ashley Graham, who is expecting twin boys with her husband Justin Ervin, is documenting her pregnancy journey on social media. The model posted a collection of images to her Instagram on Wednesday — with the first showing her leaning back in the arms of husband Justin Ervin while a friend supported her hips with a scarf. According to People magazine, Graham is currently expecting twin boys with Ervin, after welcoming son Isaac Menelik Giovanni last year. “Couple of crazy things in my camera roll,” Graham captioned the post, which also included a closeup of her pregnant belly with glass suction cups during a cupping session. Other images saw little Isaac playing with a toy truck, along with pictures of Graham’s baby bump and legs. View this post on Instagram A post shared by A S H L E Y G R A H A…

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Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx & Will Forte To Star In Universal’s ‘Strays’

Actors Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx and Will Forte have joined the voice cast of Universal’s ‘Strays’, a live-action/CGI hybrid, adult-skewing comedy. As per Variety, the film is being directed by Josh Greenbaum. It’s the filmmaker’s follow-up to his feature breakout, ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’. Dan Perrault wrote the script, which follows an abandoned dog who teams up with other strays to get revenge on his former owner. Ferrell is the abandoned dog while Foxx is one of the pooches who befriends him. Forte is the nasty human owner. The movie shot in the fall and now heads into postproduction. The canine characters are being created via visual effects. The project has a kennel’s worth of producers. Erik Feig’s Picturestart initially developed it, then approached Greenbaum and Louis Leterrier as well as Phil Lord and Chris Miller. All are now acting…

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Rose McGowan’s Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein Dismissed

American actor Rose McGowan’s lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been dismissed by a judge in California after she failed to file paperwork by the court-imposed deadline. As per Fox News, Judge Otis D. Wright in the central district of California dismissed McGowan’s case with prejudice on December 6, meaning it can not be brought up again at a later time. McGowan was one of the first women to come forward with sexual assault allegations against the 69-year-old producer but has apparently failed in her legal bid. The actor had publicly alleged that the disgraced movie mogul had raped her in 1997 while they were at the Sundance Film Festival. McGowan’s accusations were among the many shocking allegations from several women who came forward with similar claims of sexual misconduct on the part of Weinstein that ultimately led to his 2020 rape…

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Alec Baldwin To Make First Public Appearance At NYC Awards Gala After ‘Rust’ Shooting Incident

Only a few days after Alec Baldwin’s first sit-down interview following the shooting incident on the sets of his movie ‘Rust’, the actor is now be making his return back to public life. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Baldwin is set to serve as master of ceremonies for NYC’s Ripple of Hope Award Gala to be held on Thursday. The event, put on by Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, will be hosted by Kerry Kennedy, with Vice President Kamala Harris delivering a virtual keynote address. Stacey Abrams, poet Amanda Gorman, Clearlake Capital Group co-founder Jose E. Feliciano, Insight Partners managing director Deven Parekh and Verizon chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg will also be honored at the gala, held at New York Hilton Midtown. Though some participants will appear via Zoom, Baldwin is set to attend in person as the night’s emcee, though he will…

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ To Release On November 23

Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’, a movie loosely based on the ace filmmaker’s childhood, has got its release date. As per Variety, ‘The Fablemans’ will be released in theatres on November 23, 2022, the eve of the long Thanksgiving weekend. The announcement regarding the release date was made by Universal and Amblin Partners on Monday. Though the release calendar could change, ‘The Fabelmans’ is currently slated to premiere on the same day as an untitled animation project from Disney and two weeks after Marvel’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’, which is set to release on November 11. The semi-autobiographical ‘The Fabelmans’ is set in Arizona, where Spielberg spent his formative years, and stars Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Paul Dano and newcomer Gabriel LaBelle. Plot details have been kept under wraps, but the upcoming film is said to dramatise the developmental experiences of a movie-lover who eventually…

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‘Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings’ Sequel In Development

A sequel to the hit 2021 film ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ is officially in development. As per Variety, the movie’s writer-director Destin Daniel Cretton is returning for the second installment. He will serve as a writer and director for the upcoming sequel. Cretton is also developing a Marvel series for Disney Plus. Not much is known about Cretton’s Marvel series on Disney Plus, but sources have told Variety that it is a comedy. Cretton has signed an overall deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective that will allow him to produce TV projects as well as the sequel to the Simu Liu film. Cretton co-wrote and directed the first film in the franchise which debuted in theatres in September 2021. The movie grossed USD 431.9 million at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo. The film also…

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Dave Bautista To Team Up With M. Night Shyamalan For ‘Knock At The Cabin’

Hollywood star Dave Bautista is teaming up with the king of twists and turns, M. Night Shyamalan, for the director’s new film ‘Knock at the Cabin’. As per The Hollywood Reporter, Shyamalan will write and direct the Universal film which will release in theatres on February 3, 2023. ‘Knock at the Cabin’ continues Shyamalan’s lengthy partnership with the Hollywood studio Universal, which has released ‘Old’ (2021), ‘Glass’ (2019), ‘Split’ (2017) and ‘The Visit’ (2015). Shyamalan will also produce the upcoming project with Ashwin Rajan under the filmmaker’s Blinding Edge Pictures banner alongside Marc Bienstock and Steven Schneider. However, no other details regarding the movie are currently known. Since transitioning from the world of wrestling, Bautista has become a go-to actor for a number of auteurs. James Gunn brought him into higher public awareness by casting him as Drax in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ (2014),…

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Vin Diesel Reunites With Paul Walker’s Brother Cody

Days after the eighth death anniversary of Paul Walker, his brother Cody Walker met the late actor’s ‘Fast and Furious’ co-star and friend, Vin Diesel. On December 4, days after the eighth anniversary of the actor’s death, his brother Cody hosted his annual FuelFest music and automotive festival in Phoenix, Arizona, reported E! News. A portion of the proceeds from the annual event helped benefit Reach Out Worldwide, the charity Paul founded, of which Cody serves as CEO. At Fuelfest, the latter was joined by none other than Paul’s longtime friend Vin and fellow ‘Fast and Furious’ member Tyrese Gibson. “I’m here with my brother in FuelFest,” Vin said in an Instagram selfie video, which showed him appearing with his arm around Cody at the crowded Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. “It is an honour to see the whole car culture being brought together…

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‘Don’t Look Up’ Premiere: Pregnant Jennifer Lawrence Poses With Leonardo DiCaprio

‘She came, she saw and she conquered,’ is what the soon-mom-to be actor Jennifer Lawrence did at the ‘Don’t Look Up’ premiere in New York. The Oscar winner made her red carpet debut with baby bump in a stunning gold gown alongside superstar Leonardo DiCaprio at the ‘Don’t Look Up’ premiere in New York on Sunday. Going by the viral pictures all over social media, the ‘Red Sparrow’ star showcased her pregnancy glow as she dazzled in a glittering floor-length fringed gold gown at the gala event. On the other hand, Leonardo also looked dapper as always in a black suit. According to People magazine, for the star-studded premiere, both Lawrence and Leonardo were without their respective partners Cooke Maroney and Camila Morrone. Lawrence is currently expecting her first baby with her husband– art gallerist Cooke Maroney with whom she got married in October…

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Tom Holland Says He’s Playing Fred Astaire In Upcoming Biopic

Actor Tom Holland has recently confirmed that he will portray the role of late legendary Hollywood icon Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic by Sony Pictures. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the 25-year-old confirmed the news while promoting ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ at a London event. “The script came in a week ago. I haven’t read it yet; they haven’t given it to me,” he told the media. Further details like who is the writer of the project are not disclosed yet. Another Astaire project also is in the works of Amazon Studios and Automatik, with Bell starring as the legend and Margaret Qualley playing Ginger Rogers. Academy Honorary Award winner Fred Astaire was a dancer, singer, choreographer, and television presenter. He is widely considered the greatest dancer in film history. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76…

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Billy Dee Williams Mourns Murder Of Jacqueline Avant

Actor Billy Dee Williams recently expressed grief over the murder of his ‘dear friend’ Jacqueline Avant—wife of music legend Clarence Avant, who died this week. Refering to the latest attack of violence against his friends, actor Billy Dee Williams thinks America is in one of its darkest periods ever. In a conversation with TMZ, the Star Wars actor expressed grief by saying, “There’s a dark energy that’s permeating our lives right now. I call it Lucifer.” As per TMZ, the legendary actor wondered what’s going on in America with all the violence and insanity. He said that he is fatalistic about his own safety in Los Angeles as it is becoming treacherous on so many levels. For the unversed, a home invader broke into the Avant’s home and shot and killed Jacqueline. The suspect was taken into custody after another failed break-in attempt where…

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‘Morbius’ New Scene, Character Poster Out

After a long wait, Sony Pictures have finally treated fans with a new scene, character poster and still for Oscar winner Jared Leto starrer upcoming superhero film ‘Morbius’. The film is based on the Marvel Comics character Morbius, the Living Vampire, produced by Columbia Pictures. In the recently released video, Dr Michael Morbius (played by Jared) undergoes an experimental treatment for a rare blood disorder when things start to go out of control. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sony Pictures (@sonypictures) ‘Morbious’ has been written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless and has been helmed by Daniel Espinosa. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sony Pictures (@sonypictures) The film is based on the much-loved Marvel Comicbook character, the superhero flick revolves around a biochemist who turns into a vampire after curing himself of a rare blood disease.…

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Helen Mirren Mourns Demise Of Antony Sher: ‘I Am Devastated’

Helen Mirren has mourned the loss of British stage and film actor Antony Sher, who recently died on Thursday at the age of 72. According to People magazine, the 76-year-old Oscar winner, in a statement, shared an emotional tribute to Sher on Friday, “I am devastated to hear of the death of Antony Sher. The theater has lost a brilliant light.” She went on to recall first meeting Sher in the mid-1970s, writing, “I will never forget the moment I met the actor in Antony. We were doing the first reading rehearsal of the play ‘Teeth and Smiles’ by David Hare. Antony was a comparatively unknown actor at the time. We were buried in our scripts.” “I read the first words of our scene together and he answered. I raised my eyes above the pages to look at him more precisely, as with simply…

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Antony Sher Dies At 72

Antony Sher, one of the most respected stage actors known for his Shakespearean roles, has died. He was 72 when he breathed his last. As per Variety, the actor died of cancer. The news of his demise was revealed by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) on Friday. Sher was born in South Africa in 1949 and was raised there before proceeding to London to study at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art 1969-1971. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1982. In films, Sher was known for his roles in ‘Shakespeare in Love’ (1998), ‘Mrs. Brown’ (1997), ‘The Wolfman’ (2010) and ‘Erik the Viking’ (1989), but it is in theatre that he became a renowned name, winning the Olivier award for best actor twice — in 1985 for ‘Richard III’ and ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and in 1997 for ‘Stanley’. He also earned a BAFTA…

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Machine Gun Kelly reveals he accidentally stabbed himself to impress Megan Fox

Washington [US]: Rapper and songwriter Machine Gun Kelly has revealed that he once accidentally stabbed himself with a knife while trying to impress Megan Fox. According to Fox News, Kelly, who has now started to go by his legal name Colson Baker, recalled the moment during an appearance on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’. After the comedian brought up a story Pete Davidson had told during his own appearance on the show, Kelly told Fallon, “It was just a bad night.”Davidson had revealed that Kelly had bruised his coccyx after the two fell off the stage at ‘Saturday Night Live’. The ‘Bad Things’ singer explained that his coccyx wasn’t the only thing he hurt that night. At the time, the musician had just started dating Fox and in order to impress he decided to do a trick at home with a knife gifted…

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Ben Affleck Opens Up About His Reignited Romance With Jennifer Lopez

 Oscar winner Ben Affleck recently opened up about his reignited romance with ladylove Jennifer Lopez and called it “definitely beautiful”. As per Page Six, the ‘Gone Girl’ actor who has been dating his ex-fiancee since April, was recently asked in an interview to share the story behind what led to their reignited romance. “I can say that it’s definitely beautiful to me and, you know, one of the things I really value across all facets of my life now is that it was handled in a way that reflected that,” Ben told the outlet. “It’s a good story. It’s a great story. And, you know, maybe one day I’ll tell it. I’ll write it all out … and then I’ll light it on fire,” he said. ‘The Town’ star also said he is grateful that his life gave him a “second chance” not only…

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Awkwafina To Star In Universal Pictures’ ‘Renfield’

Golden Globe-winning actor Awkwafina is all set to star in Universal Pictures’ ‘Renfield’, starring Nicholas Hoult and Nicolas Cage in the lead roles. According to Deadline, the monster movie is centred on Dracula’s familiar henchman with Hoult playing the title role. Cage will play Dracula. Details about Awkwafina’s role have not been disclosed by the makers. Chris McKay, the filmmaker behind ‘The Tomorrow War’ and ‘The Lego Batman Movie’, is directing and producing ‘Renfield’ from a screenplay by Ryan Ridley of ‘Rick and Morty’ fame. ‘Renfield’ is Universal’s latest attempt to fashion a cinematic universe around characters from the studio’s vast monster vault. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AWKWAFINA (@awkwafina) After Tom Cruise’s 2017 reboot ‘The Mummy’ flopped in theatres, the studio shifted its strategy away from interconnected stories and instead began to focus on standalone features. It has also…

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Aaron Paul, Wife Lauren Parsekian Expecting Second Baby

Actor Aaron Paul, widely known for ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Westworld’, is going to be a dad of two soon. The 42-year-old actor and wife Lauren are expecting their second baby together. Lauren announced on Instagram recently. The couple is already parents to their 3-year-old daughter Story Annabelle. Lauren shared the exciting news alongside a photo of Story touching her mother’s baby bump. The soon-to-be mom of two can be seen looking down at her little girl with a smile as she reveals her stomach under a sweatshirt. “We can’t wait to meet you baby! We love you so much already,” Lauren captioned the post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lauren Paul (@laurenpaul8) As per People magazine, Paul has previously discussed his hopes of expanding his family, telling Haute Living last year that he “can’t wait to have another baby.” The…

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Vin Diesel Remember Paul Walker On His Death Anniversary: ‘Miss You’

 It’s been eight years since ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker passed away. Remembering him, his friend and actor Vin Diesel opened up about the impact Walker had on his family. Taking to Instagram, Diesel penned a note, recalling the advice Walker gave him during a pivotal moment in his life. “I can remember that day when you and I were filming that scene in F4 where we were eating Chinese food and we had a brother combat scene which ended in you saying ‘Letty just wanted you to come home Dom…’ When we were done filming that day you came into my trailer and asked, what’s on your mind? You always knew when something was on my mind,” Vin began. “…I told you that I was about to have a baby and didn’t know what to expect at the hospital which I was…

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Gucci Family Slams Ridley Scott’s ‘House Of Gucci’

The heirs to the Gucci fashion empire recently slammed filmmaker Ridley Scott’s new outing ‘House of Gucci’ and hinted at possible legal action against the film. “The Gucci family reserve the right to take every initiative (necessary) to protect their name and image and those of their loved ones,” the heirs of former Gucci chairman Aldo Gucci said in a statement published by ANSA on its website on Monday. As per The Hollywood Reporter, in a statement widely cited in Italian media, the Gucci family claimed that Scott and the producers of ‘House of Gucci’ “did not bother to consult the heirs” of the fashion house before portraying their family members as “thugs, ignorant and insensitive to the world around them.” Actors Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons and Al Pacino star in the crime saga of the turbulent years that led…

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Matthew McConaughey Says He Won’t Run For Texas Governor In 2022

Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey announced on Sunday evening that he will not be running for the Governor of Texas in 2022. According to Deadline, McConaughey said, “As a simple kid born in the little town of Uvalde, Texas, it never occurred to me that I would one day be considered for political leadership. It is also a path that I’m choosing not to take at this moment.” The Texas governor’s race is already being called as one of the nation’s highest-profile contests in 2022. The Oscar-winner talked about the values of service and what he’s learned in the interim while considering to run for political office in a three-minute video posted onto his personal Instagram page. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Matthew McConaughey (@officiallymcconaughey) McConaughey reflected, “What have I learned? That we have some problems we need to fix, that…

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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ To Release On December 16 In India

Instead of December 17, ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is now scheduled to release on December 16 in India. On Monday, Sony Pictures Entertainment India shared the update via its social media channels, though it provided no reason as to why this was happening. “We have some exciting news for all the Spider-Man & Marvel fans! Our favourite superhero will be swinging in one day earlier than the US! Catch #SpiderManNoWayHome on December 16,” the post read. The film will release in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages. ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is Spider-Man/Peter Parker’s third solo adventure. It stars Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zendaya, Alfred Molina, Jamie Foxx, Marissa Tomei and others.

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Lindsay Lohan Engaged To Bader Shammas

American actor and TV personality Lindsay Lohan announced on Sunday that she is now engaged to her boyfriend, Bader Shammas. Lohan took to Instagram and showed off a series of photos showing the two of them smiling and giggling together as she showed off her massive new ring. “My love. My Life. My family. My future,” she captioned the images. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) On Twitter, she shared the same message and a link to the post, which Shammas retweeted, seemingly confirming the news on his end. Reportedly Shammas is the Assistant Vice President at Credit Suisse in Dubai, where Lohan has made a home for herself over the past seven years. The engagement comes after they had been dating for roughly two years. However, they have opted to keep their relationship mostly private during that…

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Graphic Novel ‘Alliances: Orphans’ By Stan Lee To Be Showcased At Comic-Con

The graphic novel ‘Alliances: Orphans’, written by Stan Lee, Luke Lieberman and Ryan Silbert, is set to be showcased at a panel at San Diego Comic-Con’s ‘Special Edition’. According to Deadline Lieberman, Silbert and artist Bill Sienkiewicz will be on hand to discuss ‘Alliances: Orphans’ and provide a first look. This is the first original graphic novel in the expanding ‘Stan Lee Alliances’ universe and is the first story to be written by Alliances co-creators Silbert and Lieberman. The novel features a prologue co-written by Stan Lee. Sienkiewicz has done the cover art and first chapter for the graphic novel. Artist Szymon Kudranski has illustrated the ‘Alliances: Orphans original material’ written by Luke Lieberman and Ryan Silbert, all set in the Alliances Universe. As per Deadline, ‘Alliances: Orphans’ will be published by Dynamite Entertainment (‘The Boys’) under the Figment imprint from Ryan Silbert’s Origin…

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Hugh Jackman Pays Tribute To Stephen Sondheim

Actor Hugh Jackman is extremely saddened after learning about the demise of Broadway icon Stephen Sondheim. Taking to Twitter, Hugh paid his tribute to Sondheim. He wrote, “Every so often someone comes along that fundamentally shifts an entire art form. Stephen Sondheim was one of those. As millions mourn his passing I also want to express my gratitude for all he has given to me and so many more. Sending my love to his nearest and dearest.” Sondheim died on Friday at his residence in Roxbury, Connecticut. He was 91. The legend collected nine Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, an Oscar and eight Grammys during his incomparable career.

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Christina Applegate Marks 50th Birthday; Says ‘It’s A Hard One’

Emmy-winning actor Christina Applegate, who has been battling Multiple sclerosis, recently celebrated her 50th birthday, and it’s a “hard one.” On Thursday, she took to Twitter to thank everyone for showering her with her love on her birthday. She also shared an update about her health. “Yup. I turned 50 today. And I have MS. It’s been a hard one. Sending so much love to all of you this day. Many are hurting today, and I am thinking of you. May we find that strength to lift our heads up. Mine currently is on my pillow. But I try,” Christina tweeted. She revealed her battle with Multiple sclerosis on Twitter in August, a few months after she was diagnosed, People reported. For the unversed, Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system.

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Priyanka Chopra celebrates Thanksgiving with husband Nick Jonas

Los Angeles [US]: Star couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated Thanksgiving 2021 in the most special way. Taking to Instagram, Priyanka posted an adorable picture of her and Nick looking lovingly at each other. Also, in the image, she appeared to be leaning in for a kiss. “So much to be grateful for. Friends, family.. I love you @nickjonas…happy thanksgiving to everyone celebrating,” she captioned the post. With this Thanksgiving post, Priyanka has quashed the rumours of her separation from Nick. For the unversed, rumours of a split between the couple began circulating recently when fans and followers noticed that Priyanka, who often goes by Chopra-Jonas, dropped both of her last names from her social media handles. Priyanka and Nick had married each other in a Christian and a Hindu ceremony in Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan Palace on December 1 and 2 in 2018.…

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Bryan Adams tests COVID-19 positive for second time in one month

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): Singer and guitarist Bryan Adams has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in a month and is receiving treatment at a hospital in Italy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Canadian rock star posted the news on his official Instagram account on Thursday, after landing in Italy and testing positive at Milan’s Malpensa airport.“Here I am, just arrived in Milano, and I’ve tested positive for the second time in a month for COVID. So it’s off to the hospital for me,” Adams wrote in the post. Adams had previously tested positive for COVID-19 on October 30, hours before the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at which he was due to perform the song ‘It’s Only Love’ with H.E.R. in honour of inductee Tina Turner. His last-minute exit caused a reshuffle with Keith Urban stepping in…

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Dev Patel Is Focused & Knows What He Wants: Sikander Kher

Sikander Kher is all set to make his Hollywood debut with Dev Patel’s directorial ‘Monkey Man’. Sharing his experience of working with Dev, Sikander said, “Dev is an extremely humble human being. There is certain humaneness to his being which spills over to his craft. Donning the director’s hat while also starring in the film is no easy feat but you have to see the ease and calm with which Dev handles it. He is focused and knows what he wants. We have spent a lot of time together which only helps create a good understanding between a director and his actor.” ‘Monkey Man’ was earlier slated to be shot in India but the coronavirus pandemic pushed the shoot to Indonesia. The film will release in 2022. 

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Kevin Spacey To Pay USD 31 Million To ‘House Of Cards’ Producer

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey will be paying nearly USD 31 million to the producers of ‘House of Cards’ for breach of contract over his alleged behind-the-scenes sexual misconduct. According to Fox News, the disgraced actor had starred on the hit Netflix political drama from 2013-2017 before he was accused of sexual misconduct by several young men, including a production assistant on the show. Consequently, he was booted from the program while Robin Wright took over as its lead for the final season in 2018. Allegations against Spacey caused ‘House of Cards’ studio MRC to launch an investigation, resulting in the termination of the star’s acting and producing contracts. The results took both parties to JAMS Arbitration, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which is co-owned by MRC and Penske Media Corporation, and Spacey has now lost the battle. As per the filing, an October 19…

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Dwayne Johnson: ‘I Don’t Want To Be A Villain, You Gotta Be Bond’

Dwayne Johnson has his eyes on a new role. The Hollywood star wants to play the next James Bond. As per People magazine, in an interview with Esquire, Johnson revealed that he wants to succeed Daniel Craig as the iconic spy after his grandfather, Peter Maivia, played a villain in the 1967 007 film, ‘You Only Live Twice’. “Yes, my grandfather was a Bond villain… with Sean Connery. Very, very cool and I would like to follow in his next footsteps and be the next Bond,” Johnson said while appearing in the Esquire video series Explain This. While an American has never played Bond, several have appeared as villains in the franchise. However, Johnson doesn’t seem to have any desire to join the franchise as a villain. “I don’t want to be a villain. You gotta be Bond,” he added. Johnson’s pitch to become…

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James Van Der Beek, Wife Kimberly Welcome Sixth Baby

It’s a boy! The Van Der Beeks have welcomed another little one to their family. On Monday, the ‘Dawson’s Creek’ alum announced on Instagram that he and his wife Kimberly welcomed their sixth baby together, a son named Jeremiah Van Der Beek. James shared the exciting news alongside several photos of the newborn and his family. According to People magazine, the actor and his wife are already parents to son Joshua, 9, and daughters Gwendolyn, 3, Emilia, 5, Annabel, 7, and Olivia, 11. “Humbled and overjoyed to announce the safe, happy arrival of Jeremiah Van Der Beek (We’ve been calling him Remi, btw – not “dinosaur”). After experiencing late-term #pregnancyloss twice in a row (both at 17+ weeks), we kept this one quiet. Truthfully, I was terrified when I found out,” he began the lengthy caption. James explained that he and his wife found…

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Salma Hayek Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Actor Salma Hayek has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As per People magazine, the 55-year-old actor became the 2,709th celebrity to receive a star on the iconic walkway at a special ceremony outside of the TCL Chinese Theatre recently. During her acceptance speech, Hayek encouraged others to “find something to love” as much as she has loved cinema over the years. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Salma Hayek Pinault (@salmahayek) “If you think you aren’t good at it like I did, make yourself good at it,” the ‘House of Gucci’ star told the crowd. “It doesn’t have to be the movies. Be your best at everything you do,” she added. “Try to be better. Try to find the joy in what you do. Work hard. Prepare. Don’t care what anybody says. But most importantly,…