There is something magical about films: Soha Ali Khan

There is something magical about films: Soha Ali Khan New Delhi, Jan 18 : Actress Soha Ali Khan says she has always found it absurd that people think she should not have gone for higher education if she wanted to make movies. The 39-year-old actor studied modern history at Balliol College in Oxford and holds a master’s degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She finally decided to follow her mother, veteran actor Sharmila Tagore and brother Saif Ali Khan’s footsteps by joining movies…

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SC allows ‘Padmaavat’ to be screened across India, stays ban

SC allows ‘Padmaavat’ to be screened across India, stays ban New Delhi, Jan 18 : The Supreme Court on Thursday suspended orders and notifications issued by the governments of Rajasthan and Gujarat prohibiting the screening of the controversial film “Padmaavat”, clearing the bridges for its national liberation on Jan. 25. A bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also prevented other states from issuing such notices or orders prohibiting the showing of the film. The bench, including judges A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, observed that states are obliged…

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Angelina Jolie to receive ASC Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie to receive ASC Governors Awards Los Angeles, Jan 18 : Actress-director Angelina Jolie will be honored by the American Society of Cinematographers with the CSA Board of Governors Award. Angelina Jolie will be honored with an award at the 32nd Annual ASC Outstanding Contribution Ceremony on February 17 at Hollywood and Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom. The Board of Governors Award is presented to individuals in the industry whose work has made significant and indelible contributions to the film industry, the CSA said in a statement. “Angelina Jolie is…

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Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen

Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen Los Angeles, Jan 18 : Actor Rachel Brosnahan is the latest Hollywood star to have walked away from Woody Allen, saying she regrets working with the veteran director. The actor, who recently won the Golden Globe for his performance in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, collaborated with Allen on his Amazon series “Crisis in Six Scenes”. In recent weeks, actors such as Rebecca Hall, Greta Gerwig and Mira Sorvino have expressed regret for working in Allen’s film. Chalamet and Hall announced that they will…

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Ellen Pompeo signs two-year deal for ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Ellen Pompeo signs two-year deal for ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Los Angeles, Jan 18 : Gray’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo signed a new two-year contract with ABC Studios for potential seasons 15 and 16 of the network’s hit series. The 48-year-old actor’s deal also gives him a producer label on longtime medical drama, with a co-executive producer credit on the upcoming spin-off of the show, Entertainment Weekly confirmed. Pompeo will now earn $ 575,000 per episode, with production costs in both shows mentioned above. It has also signed an agreement with Calamity…

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Damon apologises for past remarks on MeToo movement

Damon apologises for past remarks on MeToo movement Los Angeles, Jan 17 : Actor Matt Damon apologized for the comments he made last month where he said people should also talk about men in the entertainment industry who are not sexual predators. In an interview with Kathie Lee Gifford to promote her advertisement for the Super Bowl Clean Water for the World, Damon apologized for her comments and said that many of the women behind the Time’s Up campaign were actually her “expensive friends”. “I really would have liked to…

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Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Tarantino’s Manson movie

Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Tarantino’s Manson movie Los Angeles, Jan 13 : Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio will finally star in Quentin Tarantino’s film Manson, which will revive the actor and director of “Django Unchained” in 2012. The new film, Tarantino Ninth as a director, already has a release date on August 9, 2019. DiCaprio will play an aging actor without work in the film. Margot Robbie is watched for the role of Sharon Tate, Variety reported. The film takes place in 1969 in Los Angeles during the summer of…

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Patty Hearst biopic cancelled after heiress’ criticism

Patty Hearst biopic cancelled after heiress’ criticism Los Angeles, Jan 12 : Twentieth Century Fox has canceled the biopic of heiress Patty Hearst. The director of “Logan” James Mangold was attached to lead the project with Elle Fanning as leader. “Twentieth Century Fox Film and its production partners have decided to cancel the studio project based on the book ‘American Heiress’,” said Fox in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter. The development came after Hearst criticized author Jeffrey Toobins on whose best-selling “American Heiress” the film was based on. Toobins…

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Gal Gadot delivers inspiring speech on gender equality at CCA

Gal Gadot delivers inspiring speech on gender equality at CCA Los Angeles, Jan 12 : As a “Wonder Woman” Gal Gadot received the #SeeHer Award at the Critics’ Choice Award, the actor kept the “Time’s Up” spirit alive and called for gender equality. The #SeeHer Award recognizes the importance of faithfully portraying women in the entertainment landscape. Gadot began his acceptance speech by pointing out that the first three films of 2017 “The Last Jedi”, “Wonder Woman” and “Beauty and the Beast” were all led by women. “Although this is…

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Tim Miller developing Kitty Pride spin-off at Fox

Tim Miller developing Kitty Pride spin-off at Fox Los Angeles, Jan 10 : Director Tim Miller develops the spin-off “X-Men” by focusing on the female superhero Kitty Pride. The director of “Deadpool” presented an idea to 20th Century Fox for the spin-off focusing on Kitty Pryde, also known as Shadowcat, a young mutant capable of getting through solid substances, reported Collider. Actor Ellen Page played the character of “X-Men: The Last Stand” by Fox Films and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. However, it is unclear if the role would be…

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