July 8, 2015
US comedian Bill Cosby admitted he obtained sedatives with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, court papers from 2005 show, reports BBC. The unsealed files, obtained by the Associated Press news agency, show Cosby made the admission in a sex abuse civil case brought by a woman. That case was settled for an undisclosed sum in 2006.
Mr Cosby, now 77, is facing a series Read more
July 3, 2015
Singer Rihanna has released a shocking music video of one of her latest songs, ‘B***h better have my money’, where she is seen naked and dripping with blood.
The 27-year-old singer is seen kidnapping and tormenting a woman in the music video.
The morbidity continues with the introduction of Mads Mikkelsen, the leading actor of TV show Hannibal, as Read more
December 21, 2014
A survey conducted by a online clothing company LeTote.com revealed Jennifer Lopez and Kate Middleton are the top fashion trend setter for this year, reports India Today. The survey also revealed details about how American women view popular trends. Beyonce and Angelina Jolie are placed on 3rd and 4th respectively followed Michelle Obama. 87 per cent of those surveyed said they followed fashion trends, while one in five Read more
November 16, 2014
Julianne Moore won the Hollywood Actress Award for her work in Still Alice, reports Hollywood Reporters. Her performance as a linguistics professor with Alzheimer’s Disease is winning the four-time Oscar nominee significant awards buzz. She stars in Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s film with Alec Baldwin and Kristen Stewart, who presented her with the award. ‘Spending five minutes in her presence is a gift Read more
November 10, 2014
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, reports India Today.
‘Matthew McConaughey to be honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 17,’ Matinez posted.
McConaughey can currently be seen in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and is said to be in line to star in Gary Ross’s ‘Free State Read more
November 6, 2014
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who is a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, is campaigning for provision of basic rights to displaced citizens in their adopted countries, reports India Today.
Jolie, 39, is supporting the organisation’s I Belong drive and has signed an open letter which addresses the problem.
‘Statelessness can mean a life without Read more
November 3, 2014
Acclaimed author JK Rowling has written a new Harry Potter story and published it on her website, Pottermore, reports India Today.
The author’s latest work has been titled ‘Defence Against the Dark Arts Teacher’ — a biography of Dolores Umbridge.
Rowling, 49, had previously said Umbridge is the character she dislikes the most, explaining: ‘Her desire to control, Read more
November 2, 2014
Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel and Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman are set to star in Lion, a new drama produced by The Weinstein Co, reports India today. The drama, based on the memoir A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, follows a street kid from Kolkata (Dev) who is taken in and adopted by a couple in Australia. Garth Davis, who co-directed the Golden Globe-winning mini-series Top Of the Lake with Jane Campion, Read more
October 30, 2014
Pop diva Beyonce is getting a biography by celebrity writer J Randy Taraborrelli. Slated to hit the bookstores by next year, the unauthorised biography will be published by Grand Central Books, reports India Today.
The untitled book will ‘explore all facets of Knowles’ life’ beginning with her childhood performances, exploring her time with Destiny’s Child, her solo career and her marriage to Jay Z. ‘Beyonce has lived Read more
October 27, 2014
British actress Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year in a new adaptation of Therese Raquin, based on the novel by Emile Zola.
Knightley, who was nominated for a best actress Oscar in 2006 for her performance in Pride & Prejudice, will begin previews of the play commissioned by Roundabout Theatre Company next year on October 1, with the official opening set for October 29. Read more
October 25, 2014
Matthew McConaughey’s upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be about the Texas actor’s own stratospheric career these days, reports Hindustan Times. From winning his best actor Oscar in March for Dallas Buyers Club to his lead role in the highly anticipated space-exploration drama Interstellar, set to become one of the year’s biggest movies, McConaughey has rocketed to a level of stardom unlike Read more
October 19, 2014
Author J.K. Rowling has confirmed that ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, a spinoff of her Harry Potter series, will be brought to the big screen via a trilogy, reports India Today. However, Rowling, 49, has said that the project will be ‘neither a prequel nor a sequel to the Harry Potter series, but an extension of the wizarding world.’ David Yates, who directed the final four films in the Harry Potter series, will helm Read more
October 3, 2014
Singer Rihanna is reportedly set to make a special appearance in the 24th James Bond film, reports Hindustan Times.
The 26-year-old star has been approached by the film’s producers and is really excited to appear on the big screen.
‘Rihanna is a big fan of the Bond films and has always loved the idea of appearing in one. She didn’t even need to think about it, Read more
September 22, 2014
Goethe-Institut observes 25 years of German reunion
The historic Berlin Wall fell in 1989. Goethe-Institut has organised screening of three films that tell the tales of the Berlin Wall era to mark the silver jubilee of the momentous occasion that reunited West and East Germany. The screening of films began on Sunday at the Goeth-Institut at Dhanmondi in the capital. Three films were scheduled to be screened from September 21-23 at the Berlin Hall of the institute at 6:00pm. Read more
September 10, 2014
Newly married couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are practising Krav Maga, a military-style Israeli self defence art, in preparation for their roles in By The Sea, reports India Today.
Pitt, 50, has only recently adopted the discipline, which the couple now practise several days a week, while Jolie started learning the self-defense art to train for her Tomb Raider role in 2001. Read more