Billy Eichner in talks to join female Santa Claus movie

Billy Eichner in talks to join female Santa Claus movie Los Angeles, Sep 23 : Actor Billy Eichner is in negotiations to join Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader in the women’s films “Nicole” of Santa Claus. Marc Lawrence directs and writes the screenplay, reports Variety. The film revolves around Santa’s daughter, presumably the incumbent Nicole, who is forced to take charge of the family business when her father retires and the brother ends up getting cold before his first big Christmas flight. Eichner’s role is unknown at this time. Suzanne…

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Fox developoing ‘Our Kind of People’ series adaptation

Fox developoing ‘Our Kind of People’ series adaptation Los Angeles, Sep 23 : Fox Studios commissioned a script for a drama series based on the book “Our People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class”. Lawrence Otis Graham’s book was a non-fiction piece in which Graham interviewed members of some of the most prominent black families in America. The series is described as a multigenerational family drama depicting the life of America’s black upper class by recounting a dazzling Chicago dynasty with a dark secret threatening to tear it apart, reports Variety….

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Aaron Carter checking into rehab to ‘improve his health’

Aaron Carter checking into rehab to ‘improve his health’ Los Angeles, Sep 23 PTI : The singer Aaron Carter entered a treatment facility to improve his health. Carter decided to enter the rehabilitation only a few months after his opening on his problems of sexuality and dependence. “Aaron has decided to enter a facility to improve his health and work on his general well-being. He will do it privately and focus all his attention on the best person possible. “He is grateful for the support and love of his fans…

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‘Quantico’ star Russell Tovey to play gay superhero

‘Quantico’ star Russell Tovey to play gay superhero Los Angeles, Sep 23 PTI : British gay actor “Quantico” Russell Tovey is ready to play the gay superhero, The Ray, in the Arrow-verse cross. Raymond “Ray” Terrill is described as a journalist who discovered a group of government scientists working on a secret project to turn light into a weapon of mass destruction. But before he could report on his findings, the head of the project exposed Ray to a “genetic bomb”. The bomb failed to kill him and instead scratched…

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Markle’s ex-husband attached to comedy about the royal family

Markle’s ex-husband attached to comedy about the royal family Los Angeles, Sep 23 PTI : Former husband of actor Meghan Markle, television producer Trevor Engelson, is attached to a new series of Fox comedies revolving around the royal family. The show is a divorce comedy about a man who happens to lose his wife to a British Royal, said Deadline. The show, which is also produced by Danny Zuker (“Modern Family”), Jake Kasden (“New Girl”) and Dan Farah (“The Shannara Chronicles”) received a Fox pilot order. The plot may seem…

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Scorsese launching internet course in movie making

Scorsese launching internet course in movie making Los Angeles, Sep 23 PTI : The legendary director Martin Scorsese will soon teach online cinema. Scorsese will start the class in early 2018 through Startup MasterClass online, reported Variety. The class costs 90 USD for unlimited access to more than 20 video lessons; pre-registration is available early Friday at masterclass.com/ms. “I was excited about this project because it gave me a chance to reflect my own inspirations and experiences and practices and evolutions, not as a plan for how to make films,…

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‘BoJack Horseman’ renewed for season five

‘BoJack Horseman’ renewed for season five Los Angeles, Sep 22 PTI : The animated adult sitcom “BoJack Horeseman” was renewed for a fifth season on Netflix. The show tells the story of a depressed alcoholic horse named BoJack, whose American actor Will Arnett plays the role of titular. According to Entertainment Weekly, the fourth season of the series showed BoJack reconnect with his mother and meet a young woman who believed she could be his daughter. The Instagram account of the show published a video that indicates that in the…

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Kate Winslet to play famed WWII correspondent Lee Miller

Kate Winslet to play famed WWII correspondent Lee Miller Los Angeles, Sep 22 PTI : Actor Kate Winslet is about to inaugurate a biopic about Lee Miller, the famous American photographer and correspondent who was a prominent figure in the World War II column for Vogue magazine. The 41-year-old actor will play the model-artist, who has drawn the world’s attention to the atrocities committed in the Nazi concentration camps through his photographs, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will tell the story of Miller’s life, told by his son,…

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A fifth ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel in works

A fifth ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel in works Los Angeles, Sep 22 PTI : The “Game of Thrones” universe develops to include a prequel previously announced previously. Producer co-director “Thrones” Bryan Cogman writes a dramatic extract of the fantastic drama, writer George RR Martin confirmed on his blog. The author stated that the agreement had been signed, he was free to reveal that they had planned not four but five successive sorties. “We’re telling the truth, we’ve had five scripts at different stages of development for months,” Martin wrote. However,…

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Film hated by Israel culture minister candidate for Oscars

Film hated by Israel culture minister candidate for Oscars Jerusalem, Sep 20 AFP : The Israeli film “Foxtrot”, which Minister of Culture Miri Regev has lambasted as an insult to the army, won the country’s best film award, making him an Oscar nominee. Samuel Maoz’s surrealist and complex film includes what could be considered a critical vision of the Israeli army. He also won the Grand Jury Award at the Venice Film Festival this month, but Regev, who has often criticized Israel’s cultural elite, is not a fan – time…

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