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19-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Movies are a huge part of my life : Bradley Cooper

Actor Bradley Cooper says movies have been a huge influence in his life, sometimes healing him and sometimes providing him the energy to go on."I always felt like I wanted to direct movies. Movies are a huge part of my life as a kid healing me, energising...

17-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Eliza Dushku married Peter Palandjian in August

"True Lies" actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she tied the knot with Peter Palandjian in August.Dushku and Palandjian, the 54-year-old CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, got married in a courtyard at the Boston Public Library, reports eonline.com.Sharing...

16-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jack Black's tryst with magic

Actor Jack Black had fun learning magic tricks from magician David Kwong for gothic fantasy-based thriller "The House with a Clock In Its Walls".In "The House with a Clock In Its Walls", Black will be seen playing a wizard. To ensure he got the character right,...

15-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kristen Stewart teases modern twist to 'Charlie's Angels' reboot

Actress Kristen Stewart says the upcoming "Charlies Angels" reboot will portray women in a very different light."Watch. I'm going to say all this, and then you are going to be like, 'You guys didn't do that at all'," variety.com quoted Stewart as saying.She...

14-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kate Moss felt 'pressure' to pose topless as teen model

Supermodel Kate Moss revealed that she does not feel comfortable taking her clothes during the shoots.During an appearance on Megyn Kelly Today, the 44-year-old said she was constantly urged to pose topless after being discovered as a young teenager, reports pagesix.com.She...

13-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jennifer Garner watches 'Peppermint' with fans

Actress Jennifer Garner treated her fans by watching her movie "Peppermnint" with them in a theatre.The 46-year-old, who was encouraged by the studio behind "Peppermint" to watch the movie with fans in a public theatre, got emotional after seeing people reactions,...

11-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kendall Jenner flies to Paris amid 'freak out' during NYFW

Reality TV personality-model Kendall Jenner flies to Paris amid 'freak out' during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) after not being booked to walk in any showsHer last public appearance saw her rub shoulders with Kate Moss in the front row of the Longchamp showcase.But...

11-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kit Harington wants a gay actor to play a superhero

"Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington wants a gay actor to play a superhero to dispel stereotypes about "masculinity and homosexuality".Harington addressed queer representation in Hollywood during his visit at the Toronto Film Festival, reports variety.com."There's...

11-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Lady Gaga moved to tears after standing ovation for 'A Star Is Born'

Singer-actress Lady Gaga was moved to tears at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) after she was praised for her performance in "A Star Is Born".Gaga, 32, was with the film's director and co-star Bradley Cooper as well as other cast members at a Question...

03-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra enjoy 'magical' getaway

Engaged couple Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra enjoyed the Labor Day weekend here at Mammoth Mountain, the singer's favourite getaway.Labor Day in the US is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September."A man and the mountains. Priyanka Chopra,"...

03-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Ray Winstone almost gave up acting

Actor Ray Winstone says he almost gave up his career as he had "had enough" of acting."For a while I felt, I've had enough of this. I'm getting worse. The scripts are getting worse. Let's turn it in. Let's retire and die gracefully," Winstone said.The "Point...

01-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

JLo knocked tooth out with mic

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she once knocked her front tooth out with her microphone while she was on stage."I have chipped my tooth with a mic. Oh yeah, I have done so much stuff on stage, but I feel like I have stage angels because I do such crazy stuff on...

29-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

When Nick, Priyanka's mothers matched steps to Punjabi song

American singer Nick Jonas's mother Denise joked about her lack of dance skills as she shared a video from a party which celebrated her son's engagement to actress Priyanka Chopra.Not only was the August 18 celebration the first time the couple's families met,...

28-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Charlie Hunnam convinced Rami Malek for 'Papillon'

Actor Charlie Hunnam reached out to Rami Malik and convinced him to join survival drama "Papillon".Based on autobiographical novel "Papillon", published in France in 1969, the film tells the story of two prisoners trying to escape a penal colony in Guiana....

25-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Jennifer Garner helping Ben Affleck ajust for kids'

Actress Jennifer Garner, who has admitted her former husband and actor Ben Affleck into a rehab, is reportedly helping him just for the sake of their children.A source told US Weekly that the 46-year-old "Peppermint" actress is helping the Oscar winner for the...

24-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

'Kin' was our version of 'The Sword...' fable : Josh Baker

Director Josh Baker says the forthcoming movie "Kin", co-directed by Jonathan Baker, is their version of "The Sword in the Stone" fable.The upcoming crime-thriller "Kin" brings out a sci-fi twist in the story narrating the complex family relationships."It's about...

21-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Loved talking to Lenny Kravitz about music, India : Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher met American singer Lenny Kravitz and he said loved talking to him about music, movies and the magic of India.Anupam shared a photograph of himself with Kravitz and described his meet as "wonderful"."It was wonderful to meet Lenny Kravitz....

18-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Dave Bautista compares Disney to Trump

"Guardians of the Galaxy" actor Dave Bautista is still angry with Disney for firing James Gunn from the responsibility of directing the third part of the franchise, and compared the studio with US President Donald Trump.He made the comparison on Friday, reports...

15-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Ethan Peck to star as Spock in 'Star Trek : Discovery'

Actor Ethan Peck has been roped in to play the iconic role of Spock in "Star Trek: Discovery".Spock is the half-human and half-Vulcan science officer of the USS Enterprise. Set to premiere in 2019, the new season, which takes place years before the original...

12-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Amy Adams needs character backgrounds

Actress Amy Adams gives all her characters a back story from the age of three to help with her preparations."For each character, I build a psychological back story from the age of around three - I'll imagine their whole life leading up to the present day," Adams...

10-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Gal Gadot joins 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot has joined the cast of Disney's upcoming animated film "Ralph Breaks the Internet", which is a sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph".In the Walt Disney Animation Studios' project, Gadot will be voicing the character Shank, a tough and talented...

09-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

McGregor was perfect for 'Christopher Robin' : Marc Forster

Director Marc Forster says actor Ewan McGregor was apt for the live action film "Christopher Robin" because of his ability to capture the essence of youthfulness."Ewan and I worked together before (in the 2005 thriller 'Stay'), and I knew he was perfect as Christopher...

09-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

I consider myself a dancer first : Jennifer Lopez

She is a singer and an actress, but Jennifer Lopez says she always considers herself a dancer first."I always consider myself a dancer first because I became a singer and an actress after I was a dancer," Lopez said in a statement to IANS."That was the first...

08-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

It was really hard: Trace Lysette on opening up about sexual abuse

"Transparent" actress Trace Lysette says she has no regrets about accusing former co-star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual harassment."It was hell, in a word," variety.com quoted Lysette as saying."It was really hard, but I've never shied away from making decisions out of...

07-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Johnny Depp's 'City of Lies' pulled from release schedule

Global Road Entertainment has pulled the upcoming Notorious B.I.G. film "City of Lies," starring Johnny Depp, a month before it was slated to hit theaters.The movie was scheduled to be released September 7 but is now undated, a spokesman for the distributor...

07-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

'Supergirl' movie in the works

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are in the early stages of a "Supergirl" film. They have hired "22 Jump Street" writer Oren Uziel to pen the script, but have not found a producer yet.The character has been played by Melissa Benoist in the titular CW series...

06-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Systematic sexism is big thing to change : Eva Longoria

Actress Eva Longoria, who has called for "transparent investigations" into sexual misconduct allegations against CBS chief Les Moonves, believes changing systematic sexism is a huge challenge.Longoria has said she is not sure if Moonves should be fired at the...

05-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Fonda, Parton, Tomlin to reunite for '9 to 5' sequel

Almost four decades after the 1980 workplace comedy "9 TO 5" opened, Jane Fonda says she and her co-stars Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton will be returning together for a sequel.The classic film tells the story of three secretaries, played by Fonda, Tomlin and...

05-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Five killed in small plane crash in US

Five persons have been killed after a small aircraft crashed in Santa Ana city in the US state of California, officials said.The twin-engine aircraft on Sunday crashed near the South Coast Plaza shopping centre in Santa Ana city, according to the Orange County...

04-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

I've known Bollywood for a long time : Andy Samberg

American actor Andy Samberg says he is appreciative about the "big and incredible" world of Bollywood, and is willing to explore it."I am not familiar with the films specifically, but I have known of Bollywood for a long time. But I don't watch them because I...

01-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Facebook eliminates 32 accounts accused of election interference

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it eliminated 32 accounts for what the company described as "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" ahead of the mid-term US congressional elections in November."This kind of behaviour is not allowed on Facebook because we don't...

01-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

California fires devastate over 100,000 hectares

California firefighters and emergency services continued trying to contain about a dozen fires still active in the state which have devastated over 100,000 hectares, according to official data.At least eight people have died in the fires, which swept through California...

31-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

Priyanka Chopra's new Hollywood role opposite Chris Pratt

Actress Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood kitty is on an expansion spree. She will play the love interest of Chris Pratt in "Cowboy Ninja Viking".The role in Universal's big-budget tentpole was one of the more highly coveted, and Priyanka beat out a slew of talent...

31-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

'24' prequel series in works

"24" showrunner Howard Gordon and series co-creators Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran are working on a prequel series that tells the origin story of how Jack Bauer became Jack Bauer.According to sources, the project is in the early phases of development with no...

30-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

Carrie Fisher irreplaceable: Mark Hamill

Ahead of actor Mark Hamill's final performance as Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars" films, the popular voice artist became nostalgic and remembered late actress Carrie Fisher, who was popularly known for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films.The 66-year-old...

30-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

'Die Hard' makers celebrate film's 30th anniversary in style

A special screening of John McTiernan's action thriller "Die Hard" on its 30th anniversary was organised in the shadow of the film's famous Nakatomi Tower.The screening saw a huge crowd in which many fans were spotted wearing t-shirts emblazoned with a...

24-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

Gary Oldman to star in 'Woman in the Window'

Actor Gary Oldman will star opposite actress Amy Adams in the psychological thriller "The Woman in the Window", directed by Joe Wright."The Woman in the Window" is based on A.J. Finn's best-selling novel, reports variety.com.The story centres on a woman who...

23-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

'Supernatural' team talks episode 300

"Supernatural" team, consisting of its lead actors Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, discussed the show's 300th episode and return of fan favourites for its 14th season.Moderated by actors Richard Speight Jr. and Rob Benedict, the panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday...

20-May-2018 Los Angeles

Being a producer allowed me to be more accountable : Vin Diesel

Actor Vin Diesel says being a producer allowed him to be more accountable for the overall film."Being a producer allowed me to be more accountable for the overall picture. All of our characters shine so well," Diesel said in a statement to IANS."That's a testament...

05-Apr-2018 Los Angeles

Steven Spielberg says next Indiana Jones could be woman

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg says he knows putting a woman in the lead role of an Indiana Jones movie would upset fans, but believes it's time the explorer "took a different form".The role was made famous by actor Harrison Ford, 75.Spielberg nodded when asked if...

30-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

I'm literally doing nothing: Cameron Diaz

Actress Cameron Diaz says she is not doing anything at the moment and is semi-retired.Diaz, 45, was at the centre of a media storm this month when her "The Sweetest Thing" co-star Selma Blair, also 45, joked that Diaz had retired from acting, reports people.com.Asked...

30-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

I never make movies for the sake of technology : Steven Spielberg

Three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg says he doesnt make movies for the sake of technology but uses it to tell a "better story"."I never make movies for the sake of technology; I only use it to tell a better story," Spielberg said in a statement. "The...

26-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Hugh Jackman warns fans about his impersonators

Actor Hugh Jackman has warned his fans of his online impersonators, who con people by misusing personal information.Jackman tweeted: "I am aware that people are pretending to be me on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please do not respond, give money or your...

17-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Gal Gadot's 'formula' to fitness, happiness

"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot, who has partnered with global fitness lifestyle brand Reebok, says women wear different hats but they must take good care of themselves by indulging in things which bring them mental peace."We live in an era where women are now...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Jennifer Lawrence climbs over chairs at Oscars

Actress Jennifer Lawrence was seen hitching up her sequinned dress to climb over rows of chairs to get to her seat at the 90th Academy Awards here -- and that too with a wine glass in hand.Lawrence, 27, dazzled in a platinum sequin Dior gown and strappy heels....

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

PriceWaterhouseCoopers gets the Razzies at Oscars 2018

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, among the world's larges auditors, tax advisers and services companies, was thoroughly roasted at the 90th Oscar awards this year, becoming the butt of many a joke for its envelope fiasco last year.The company, which is responsible for keeping the finalists...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

90th Oscars: 'Shape of Water' leads at politically painted show

"The Shape of Water" emerged as the big winner with four honours at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony -- including Best Picture -- where celebration of cinema was laced with political jibes as well as powerful statements on debates like sexual harassment,...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein's accusers pitch for equality at Oscars

Actresses Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek and Annabella Sciorra, who have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, walked on the stage at Oscars 2018 to stress on the need to change the culture in Hollywood with focus on diversity and equality.Apart from...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Gary Oldman, McDormand win best actors at 90th Oscars

Gary Oldman, for essaying former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour", and Frances McDormand for her role as a grieving mother in "Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri", won the best actor and best actress in a leading role categories...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Oscars: 'The Shape Of Water' wins Best Director, Best Picture

Guillermo del Toro, who faces a copyright infringement lawsuit for "The Shape Of Water", has won the Best Director and Best Picture Academy Awards for the movie at the 90th Oscars ceremony here."The Shape of Water", a fantasy drama, has been in the midst of allegations...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

James Ivory becomes oldest Oscar winner

Filmmaker James Ivory, who once worked closely with late Indian star Shashi Kapoor, became the oldest Oscar winner at 89 for his adapted screenplay for Call Me By Your Name.The screenplay of the gay romance movie, directed by Luca Guadagnino, is based on the eponymous...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Nanjiani's 'The Big Sick' loses Oscar to 'Get Out'

Pakistan-origin actor-comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon missed out on winning an Oscar for their original screenplay for the film "The Big Sick", featuring Indian actor Anupam Kher, here.It was the first nomination for the couple.The award went to...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

'Coco' named Best Animated Feature Film at Oscars 2018

"Coco" was named as Best Animated Feature Film at the Oscars 2018, and co-director Lee Unkrich dedicated the honour to the people and culture of Mexico, saying "representation matters".Disney-Pixar's "Coco" narrates the story of an aspiring musician's journey...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Allison Janney picks first Oscar for 'I, Tonya'

Actress Allison Janney took home her first Oscar in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category for her powerful performance in "I, Tonya" at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony here.She won the trophy for her role as Tonya Harding's mother LaVona Golden in...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Nobody from Hollywood can find Pakistan on map : Kumail Nanjiani

Extending support to the 'Dreamers' in the US, Pakistan-origin comedian Kumail Nanjiani and actress Lupita Nyong'o from Kenya took a dig at their own immigrant status during the 90th Academy Awards here."We are the two actors who you keep hearing about but whose...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Kimmel picks on Weinstein, envelope mix-up at 90th Oscars

Jibes on Harvey Weinstein, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and the envelope-gate controversy were the star attractions of popular TV host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue at the 90th Academy Awards here.Kimmel, who took on the...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

Eva Longoria craves cereals

Actress Eva Longoria has been craving cereal for dinner during her pregnancy, though she can't choose her favourite brand.In a series of videos posted to her Instagram story, Longoria said: "You guys, I'm so hungry. And I don't wanna cook anything and I don't...

05-Mar-2018 Los Angeles

'Dunkirk' sweeps sound honours at 90th Oscars

Acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan's war drama "Dunkirk" won top sound honours at the 90th Academy Awards here.The film won the gold statue in -- Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing category.Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo and Mark Weingarten picked the...

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