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Fantastic Beasts: Mads Mikkelson replaces Johnny Depp

Fantastic Beasts: Mads Mikkelson replaces Johnny Depp

Mads Mikkelson is to replace Johnny Depp as rogue wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts series, Warner Bros have announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 26, 2020  8:35 am

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa lead 2021 Grammy nominations

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa lead 2021 Grammy nominations

Pop queen Beyonce on Tuesday led the Grammys pack with nine nominations, as music prepares to celebrate its hitmakers in a year that saw the coronavirus crisis deal devastating blows to the industry. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2020  1:57 pm

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to hit theaters and streaming on Christmas

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to hit theaters and streaming on Christmas

Superhero movie “Wonder Woman 1984” will debut simultaneously in U.S. theaters and on AT&T Inc’s HBO Max streaming service starting on Christmas Day, an unusual release plan prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 19, 2020  6:50 pm

11-year-old wins Junior MasterChef Australia with her grandma’s Sri Lankan curries

11-year-old wins Junior MasterChef Australia with her grandma’s Sri Lankan curries

The tiniest contestant has taken out the biggest prize! Georgia, an 11-year-old dynamo with a passion for her grandma’s Sri Lankan curries, has been crowned the winner of Junior MasterChef Australia 2020. She takes home the trophy, the title and $25,000. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 10, 2020  3:44 pm

Johnny Depp leaves Fantastic Beasts film franchise

Johnny Depp leaves Fantastic Beasts film franchise

Johnny Depp has left the Fantastic Beasts film franchise, days after losing a libel case over a newspaper article which called him a “wife beater”. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 7, 2020  4:30 pm

Hathaway, Warner Bros apologise for portrayal of limb difference in ‘The Witches’

Hathaway, Warner Bros apologise for portrayal of limb difference in ‘The Witches’

The Witches star Anne Hathaway has promised to “do better” following the criticism the film has received for its portrayal of limb difference. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 6, 2020  6:28 pm

Kanye West admits defeat in US presidential election as he eyes 2024

Kanye West admits defeat in US presidential election as he eyes 2024

Kanye West seems to have admitted to defeat in the ongoing US presidential race but is still keeping his dreams alive as he sets eyes on the next term. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 4, 2020  3:59 pm

Original James Bond star, Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

Original James Bond star, Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 31, 2020  6:19 pm

Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy chosen as Canada’s Oscars entry for best international film

Deepa Mehta’s Funny Boy chosen as Canada’s Oscars entry for best international film

Director Deepa Mehta’s film Funny Boy will represent Canada at the 93rd Academy Awards as the submission for best international film, Telefilm Canada’s executive director Christa Dickenson announced on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 30, 2020  5:13 pm

Comedian Jon Stewart to return to TV on Apple’s streaming service

Comedian Jon Stewart to return to TV on Apple’s streaming service

Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host and produce a new current affairs series for Apple Inc’s streaming television service, the company announced on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 28, 2020  7:41 pm

Netflix previews ‘Ma Rainey’ and Boseman’s final performance

Netflix previews ‘Ma Rainey’ and Boseman’s final performance

Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe’s August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman’s final performance opposite Viola Davis’ powerhouse blues singer. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 20, 2020  12:02 pm

Murali tells actor Vijay Sethupathi to opt out of biopic ‘800’

Murali tells actor Vijay Sethupathi to opt out of biopic ‘800’

Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi Monday announced that he was opting out of the biopic ‘800’ based on legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, on the cricketer’s request. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 19, 2020  7:32 pm

‘Vikaari’, Sri Lankan sci-fi horror film bags ‘Best Short’ at Screamfest 2020

‘Vikaari’, Sri Lankan sci-fi horror film bags ‘Best Short’ at Screamfest 2020

Sri Lankan sci-fi horror film ‘Vikaari’ bagged the award for the Best Short at the The 20th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 18, 2020  9:31 am

Veteran Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu positive for Covid-19

Veteran Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu positive for Covid-19

Veteran Indian singer Kumar Sanu, 62, has tested positive for COVID-19, his team announced in a post on the singer’s official Facebook handle on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 16, 2020  12:15 pm

Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi to star in Muttiah Muralitharan biopic

Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi to star in Muttiah Muralitharan biopic

Muttiah Muralitharan’s soon-to-be released biopic ‘800’ will feature renowned Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi portraying the Sri Lanka spinner’s role in. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 8, 2020  10:50 pm

Rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies at 65 after cancer battle

Rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies at 65 after cancer battle

Eddie Van Halen, the renowned lead guitarist of iconic rock group Van Halen, has died, according to a social media post by his son. He was 65. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 7, 2020  6:27 pm

Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rapes of two more women and now faces 11 sexual assault counts involving five women in California as the former movie mogul serves prison time in New York, prosecutors said. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 3, 2020  11:01 am

Legendary Indian singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

Legendary Indian singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

Legendary Indian singer S P Balasubrahmanyam passed away due to coronavirus on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 25, 2020  1:59 pm

Falan Andrea becomes new Derana Dream Star

Falan Andrea becomes new Derana Dream Star

Falan Andrea was crowned winner at the grand finale of Derana Dream Star Season 09 held yesterday (September 19). MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2020  8:05 am

TV Derana bags top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2019

TV Derana bags top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2019

TV Derana has clinched several top awards at the Raigam Tele’es 2019 – The Nation’s Tele Awards. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2020  8:59 pm

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies at 77

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies at 77

Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 18, 2020  4:51 pm

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan to voice Amazon’s Alexa device

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan to voice Amazon’s Alexa device

Alexa, make way for Amitabh Bachchan. Amazon announced Monday that the Bollywood star will lend his voice to the tech giant’s assistant device Alexa starting next year. He will be the first Indian actor to voice the Amazon artificial intelligence gadget. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 16, 2020  11:59 am

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ release date pushed to Christmas Day

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ release date pushed to Christmas Day

Following the less-than-stellar theatrical debut of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet,” Warner Bros. is delaying its next big release, “Wonder Woman 1984,” to Christmas. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 12, 2020  12:22 pm

Disney remake of Mulan criticised for filming in China’s Xinjiang region

Disney remake of Mulan criticised for filming in China’s Xinjiang region

Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan, already the target of a boycott, has come under fire for filming in Xinjiang, the site of alleged widespread human rights abuses against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 8, 2020  12:07 pm

Batman filming paused after Robert Pattinson ‘tests positive for coronavirus’

Batman filming paused after Robert Pattinson ‘tests positive for coronavirus’

Filming for The Batman has been suspended again, days after it resumed following the coronavirus lockdown. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 4, 2020  10:10 am
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