Entertainment

  • Macnivil releases music video for his song ‘Fire In My Soul’
    Macnivil has dropped the music video for his song ‘Fire In My Soul’ on October 20. The song features his long-time collaborator, friend and producer Naga Beatz.  Macnivil’s PR team in a statement said that the track transcends a chronicle which can be familiar with many. On close listen one could feel a lot of essence from the early days of rap. True to his style, Macnivil has sensibly incorporated the best of boom bap, upbeat melody, lyricism and storytelling
  • Hilary Swank sci-fi series 'Away' not to have season 2
    Los Angeles, October 20 (IANS): The Hilary Swank-starrer science fiction series, Away, will not be renewed for a second season. News of the cancellation comes six weeks after the show's first season streamed on September 4, according to Variety. The 10-episode series has Swank playing astronaut Emma Green, who leads the first crewed expedition to Mars aboard the spaceship, Atlas. The mission is called Mars Joint Initiative and comprises an international crew from different co
  • 'The New Mutants' to release in India on Oct 30
    Mumbai, October 20 (IANS): The Maisie Williams-starrer, The New Mutants, will finally release in India on October 30, after being pushed repeatedly owing to the Covid pandemic. The film narrates the story of five young mutants on their path to discover their superhuman abilities. The horror-thriller superhero flick is set in an isolated hospital where young mutants are held for psychiatric monitoring. A new poster shows Williams' character Wolfsbane with Mirage (played by Blu
  • Ethan Hawke: I want to come to India so badly
    New Delhi, October 20 (IANS): Hollywood star Ethan Hawke says he wants to visit India and experience the culture of the country. "I want to come to India so badly. India has always been one of those places, where I want to go," Hawke told IANS in an exclusive interview. Hawke is best known for his performance as a narcotics officer in "Training Day", the hopeless romantic in the "Before Sunrise" franchise, the tormented Father Toller in 2018 fil
  • Disneyland unions tell California governor resort can be reopened safely
    Reuters Unions representing over 10,000 Disney theme park workers have told California Governor Gavin Newsom that the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, can safely reopen when its location moves into the state’s “orange tier” of COVID-19 test positivity and adjusted case rate. “We wrote you in June 2020 to tell you that we were not yet convinced that it was safe to reopen the parks on Disney’s timetable,” the unions wrote in a letter dat
  • Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges diagnosed with lymphoma
    Reuters Academy-award winner Jeff Bridges, known for his role in the 1998 film “The Big Lebowski”, has been diagnosed with lymphoma, the actor announced on Monday evening. Bridges used the signature voice of his character The Dude from the cult-classic film to disclose his condition, tweeting: “As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light.” Bridges, 70, said he is starting treatment for the condition and that the “prognosis is good.”
  • Sam Smith: I've always been non-binary
    Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Sam Smith, who has in the past come out as non-binary, has now opened up about how having body dysmorphia helped them understand their own body. "I have always been non-binary, I have always felt the way I've felt, and just hearing other non-binary stories made me suddenly feel seen. As I started to address that, I started to address my gender and realised that I was holding myself to these ideals of how a man should look. I have girl's
  • When action star Dave Bautista surprised his director with acting range
    Los Angeles, October 19 (IANS): Director Peter Segal claims wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista surprised him with his acting depth while working on the upcoming action-comedy, "My Spy". "I am thrilled that we made the right choice in casting Chloe Coleman with Dave. I really wanted an opportunity to work with Dave Bautista. He has so much to his acting and I think with 'My Spy' people are really going to see and get surprised. "Initially, with Dave, I
  • Kolkata Ma Durga idol as migrant worker impresses B'wood stars, fans
    Kolkata, October 19 (IANS): Every year, Durga Puja committees in the city compete with each other in an attempt to surprise patrons with new and unique themes in pandal and idol concepts. The Covid scare has obviously not dampened spirits this year. The craze to be innovative is on. Among the popular pujas in the city is the Barisha Club Durga Puja in Behala. This year, their innovation lies in idol design. Ma Durga is imagined as a female migrant worker. Her children -- Sarasw
  • Saiee Manjrekar on why 'Dabangg 3' screen test was special
    Mumbai, October 19 (IANS) Saiee Manjrekar, who made her debut in the 2019 Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg 3, looks back at her screen test for the film saying she knew she had to impress in the very first take if she was to star alongside her favourite childhood hero. "During my screen test, I knew that the first take was going to decide my fate to star along with my childhood favourite artist (Salman)," she recalled. About shooting with Salman and director Prabhudeva, she
  • George Clooney was once shunned by Hollywood
    Actor George Clooney was shunned by Hollywood after his 1997 film, Batman & Robin, flopped. In the film, the 59-year-old actor starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Uma Thurman. Now, in an interview to The Sun, the actor has revealed that Hollywood directors refused to work with him after the release of the film, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Clooney, who appeared in the TV show "ER" from 1994 to 1999, thinks his fortunes changed when he teamed up with Steven Sod
  • Genelia: Battle with Covid-19 was difficult
    Actress Genelia Deshmukh says her battle with coronavirus was difficult as no digital immersion can kill loneliness. Asked about her fight with the illness, Genelia told IANS: "I think it has been difficult because no amount of facetime, digital immersion can kill loneliness. I would urge everyone to keep yourselves safe, test early, eat healthy as that is the only way to fight the monster." In August, Genelia revealed that she had tested Covid-19 positive, adding that
  • Eva Mendes hints at comeback
    Actress Eva Mendes is hinting that she might return to acting soon. Mendes has taken a six-year-long break to raise her children with actor Ryan Gosling. In an interview with Sydney Morning Herald, the actress sounded as if she might be ready to return to acting, reports dailymail.co.uk. Asked about her priorities, the 46-year-old actress said that her ambition to act was starting to make a comeback. "I feel like, as far as my ambition, it didn't go away, it just shifted
  • Actress Rhonda Fleming dies at 97
    Hollywood actress Rhonda Fleming is nor more. She was 97. Known as the Queen of Technicolour thanks to her red hair and green eyes, the actress, who starred in numerous hits of the 1940s and 1950s, died on Wednesday in Santa Monica, California, confirmed her secretary. The cause of death was not given, reports metro.co.uk. Fleming starred in more than 40 films including "Spellbound" (1945), "Out Of The Past" (1947), "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur
  • Veteran Warner Bros. TV executive Roth to step down next year
    LOS ANGELES, October 17 (Reuters): Veteran television executive Peter Roth will leave his job as chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group in 2021, the AT&T Inc-owned T.N studio said in a statement on Friday. Roth, who has worked at Warner Bros. for 22 years, oversaw development of several hit shows including “The West Wing,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Gilmore Girls” and “Gossip Girl.” Prior to War
  • New African-made films challenge Hollywood stereotypes
    NAIROBI/LAGOS, October 17 (Reuters): Producers of two African-made films premiering on Netflix this month believe their work will show there’s subscriber appetite for movies that go deeper than the Hollywood stereotypes that often make African viewers groan. Subscribers to the world’s largest streaming service can now watch Poacher, a Kenyan drama about elephant poaching and Òlòtūré, a Nigerian thriller about a journalist whose world falls apart aft
  • HBO, WB movie channels to go off air in India on Dec 15
    The popular English film channels HBO and WB will be discontinued in India, along with four other South Asian countries with effect from December 15. The decision was announced by WarnerMedia International, who have decided to shut down the HBO SD and HD linear movie channels in India and Pakistan, as well as the WB linear movie channel in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Maldives. The entertainment conglomerate will continue to operate and invest more in its popular kids brands,
  • Singer Christopher Cross recalls his battle with Covid-19
    Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Christopher Cross says his battle with Covid left him temporarily paralysed. The 69-year-old singer, best known for "Sailing" and "Arthur's theme (best that you can do)", opened up about his battle with the virus in an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, reports people.com. "There was some come-to-Jesus moments or whatever where I was looking for any help I could get, you know, through this, to get out of this thi
  • Tatiana Maslany denies being cast as She-Hulk
    Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany says the reports of her being cast as She-Hulk are not true. Last month, it was reported that Maslany, popular for her starring role in the sci-fi thriller series "Orphan Black", will portray She-Hulk in an upcoming series for a streaming platform. In an interview published in the Canadian newspaper Regina-Post Leader, the actress denied all such reports, reports dailymail.co.uk. "That actually isn't a real thing and it's
  • Cinemas reopen: Day one sees dull start, but trade experts positive
    New Delhi, October 16 (IANS): Cinemas in several states including Delhi-NCR opened doors to patrons on Friday after seven months the turnout everywhere has been far from impressive, owing to the Covid scare. Industry experts however are happy to resume operations and expect footfalls to improve by the weekend ahead. The Centre has allowed 50 per cent occupancy in cinema halls as of now, amod stringent Covid precaution measures. "We weren't expecting it to houseful from d