By Radhika Bhirani Los Angeles, March 19 Ahead of the launch of Apple’s streaming service, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said his company will not integrate its services with the upcoming platform. “Apple’s a great company. (But) we want to have people watch our content on our service, and so we have chosen not to Read more..
By Durga Chakravarty Singapore, March 9 With a career spanning over two decades, Hollywood star Ben Affleck, whose filmography boasts of movies such as “Mallrats”, “Dazed and Confused” and “Armageddon”, says the bifurcation between independent films and studio releases is less now. Talking about his career having two pockets with independent and commercial cinema, Affleck Read more..
Los Angeles, March 9 Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara has apologised to his company’s employees following the allegation of an affair with an actress and that he subsequently tried to help her land roles in Warner Bros.’ productions. Tsujihara penned a note to his staff saying he deeply regretted his mistakes, reports variety.com. “I deeply Read more..
London, March 9 Posters claiming that late pop legend Michael Jackson was innocent of sexual abuse allegations have gone on display on London buses, after the documentary “Leaving Neverland” aired in Britain this week, the media reported on Saturday. In the four-hour documentary directed by Dan Reed, which aired in a slightly shorter format in Read more..
Los Angeles, March 7 It will be a treat for fans of celebrated vocal group Backstreet Boys when the Grammy museum here opens its doors to its exhibit ‘Backstreet Boys: The Experience’ on April 10. Running through till September 2, the “one-of-a-kind fan experience” celebrates the boy band’s three-decade career and features personal memorabilia, wardrobe, Read more..
Los Angeles, March 7 Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara is under investigation over allegations of an affair with an actress and that he subsequently tried to help her land roles in Warner Bros’ productions. The studio’s parent company was forced to act after The Hollywood Reporter published a report detailing the history between Tsujihara and Read more..
London, March 7 “Leaving Neverland”, the controversial two-part documentary featuring two men accusing late King of Pop Michael Jackson of sexually abusing them as children, got more eyeballs in the UK than in the US. The film, directed by “The Paedophile Hunter” director Dan Reed, peaked with 2.4 million viewers and won the slot for Read more..
Los Angeles, March 4 The news that filmmaker Steven Spielberg will be proposing a rule change at the next Academy meeting that will make it more difficult for Netflix films to compete at the Oscars, has sparked debate online among the film community. As reported by indiewire.com, Spielberg is likely to take his criticism of Read more..
Los Angeles, March 2 Actor Johnny Depp has sued actress and former wife Amber Heard for defamation, seeking $50 million. Depp’s lawyers filed the defamation suit against Heard on Friday over her December 18, 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post in which she characterised herself as a domestic abuse victim, reports people.com. Depp’s lawsuit calls Heard’s Read more..
Los Angeles, March 1 Veteran actress Meryl Streep, 69, became a grandmother for the first time after her eldest daughter Mamie Gummer gave birth to a son, said a representative. Mamie (35), who is also an actress, and her fiance-producer Mehar Sethi (36) recently welcomed the child, reports usmagazine.com. Other details have not been disclosed Read more..
Los Angeles, Feb 28 Singer Lady Gaga quashed romance rumours with Bradley Cooper which emerged after their cosy performance at the 91st Academy Awards. Gaga appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday, where Kimmel was quick to bring up the internet’s fixation on the moment at the end of the pair’s performance of “Shallow”, which Read more..
Mumbai, Feb 25 From Priyanka Chopra to Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher — a gamut of Bollywood personalities took to social media on Monday to celebrate the Oscar win of “Period. End of Sentence”, an India-set film on the taboos around menstruation. It won an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Read more..