October 18, 2017

Angelina Jolie to Voice Star in ‘The One and Only Ivan’

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-17
Los Angeles, Oct 17: Mike White wrote the script adapting the award-winning Katherine Applegate book. Angelina Jolie will voice star in The One and Only Ivan, Disney’s adaptation of the Newbery Medal-winning book written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by Patricia Castelao. Jolie adds the

Padmavati has been an extremely exhausting experience, says Deepika Padukone

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-17
Mumbai, Oct 17: Deepika Padukone said she feels extremely fortunate to have teamed up with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the upcoming Padmavati, shooting for which has been an “exhausting” experience.  The 31-year-old actor has previously worked with Bhansali in Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram Leela and Bajirao

Amazon Exec Roy Price’s Fiancée Cancels Wedding After Sexual Harassment Allegations

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-17
Los Angeles, Oct 17: Lila Feinberg, a TV writer and playwright, has cancelled her wedding with Amazon executive Roy Price, who was recently put on leave after Isa Hackett claimed that Price made sexually suggestive comments to her, Feinberg’s manager confirmed to Variety. Price allegedly made a

French President Emmanuel Macron plans to strip Harvey Weinstein of his Legion of Honor award

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-16
Los Angeles, Oct 16: French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he is moving to revoke Harvey Weinstein’s Legion of Honor. Macron announced the move on French national television a day after Weinstein was expelled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ‘I&rsquo

Varun’s wax figure to feature at Hong Kong’s Madame Tussauds

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-16
Mumbai, Oct 16: Actor Varun Dhawan is the latest Bollywood celebrity who will have his wax statue featured at the Hong Kong branch of Madame Tussauds.  The 30-year-old actor is the youngest Indian to have made the list and said getting his own wax idol is one

Chris Hemsworth is a real comic talent: Taika Waititi

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-16
Melbourne, Oct 16: “Thor: Ragnarok” director Taika Waititi says actor Chris Hemsworth has a great comic timing, which he wanted to utilise in their upcoming film. The 42-year-old filmmaker says no one has been able to do justice to the actors comic talent in their movies and

Vidya Balan pays tribute to Sridevi with her version of ‘Hawa Hawai’

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-15
Mumbai, Oct 15: Vidya Balan, who will be seen shaking legs on the popular track ‘Hawa Hawai’ in her next film ‘Tumhari Sulu’, said the song is a tribute to legendary actor Sridevi. Vidya has recreated Sridevi’s chartbuster ‘Hawa Hawai’ from the 1987 blockbuster

Stars welcome Academy move to expel Weinstein over sexual assault claims

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-15
Los Angeles, Oct 15: Hollywood stars have welcomed the expulsion of disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In an unprecedented move after a special meeting held in Los Angeles on Saturday morning, the Academy board said: “We do so

Lack of comic roles for female actors, says Parineeti

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-15
Mumbai, Oct 15: Actor Parineeti Chopra believes writers need to create more characters for female actors in the comedy genre. The 28-year-old actor, who features in Rohit Shetty’s next in comedy franchise “Golmaal”, says enjoys making people laugh and would love to do more such films

Biographical film on Arvind Kejriwal to hit cinemas on Nov 17

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-13
Mumbai, Oct 13: A documentary on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who left bureaucracy to become a social activist and then plunged into the rough-and-tumble of politics, will hit theatres on November 17. Global media giant Vice has acquired the biographical film, “An Insignificant Man”, for a

Nandita Das’ ‘Manto’ aiming for a mid-2018 release

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-13
Mumbai, Oct 13: Filmmaker Nandita Das said she is almost ready with her next, ‘Manto’ and hopes to release the film sometime in the middle of next year. The biopic stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead role of the celebrated short-story writer, Saadat Hasan Manto. Talking

Kashyap, Motwane to direct parallel stories for Sacred Games

TAP | Updated: 2017-10-13
Mumbai, Oct 13: Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane will be working on two parallel stories in the upcoming Netflix series Sacred Games. Netflixs first India-set original series Sacred Games is based on author Vikram Chandras best-selling novel of the same name. Erik Barmack, vice president of international
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