Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Hollywood

Ginsburg movies re-released to support women’s rights

LOS ANGELES: Two films about late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are being re-released in U.S. movie theaters with proceeds going to support women’s rights groups, producers said. Documentary “RBG,” which cemented Ginsburg’s unlikely status as a pop culture hero, and biographical movie “On the Basis of Sex,” both ...

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be directing the Ms. Marvel series for Disney

HOLLYWOOD: Oscar winner Pakistani director, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be directing the Ms. Marvel series for Disney+. The two-time Academy Award winner has joined the team comprising Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah and Meera Menon to direct the series, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Written by Bisha K. Ali, Ms. Marvel introduces the first Pakistani and Muslim ...

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Katy Perry’s alleged stalker ‘called star his wife

HOLLYWOOD: Katy Perry’s alleged stalker reportedly called the star ‘his wife’ in a tweet posted after he tried to break into her Beverly Hills mansion. The singer, 35, obtained a restraining order against William Terry, 38, after he ‘trespassed’ on her property, according to documents obtained. After the court papers ...

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Man sentenced to prison for stalking Taylor Swift

NASHVILLE, Tenn: A federal judge has sentenced an Austin, Texas, man to 30 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to stalking and sending threatening letters and emails to pop star Taylor Swift’s former record label. According to records filed in federal court, Eric Swarbrick was given the sentence during ...

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Selena Gomez admits her relationship with Justin Bieber

LONDON: American singer and songwriter Selena Gomez’s past relationship with singer Justin Bieber has often been the center of public’s attention. However, the high-profile romance and the scrutiny and attention that came with it was something the 27-year-old was immensely disturbed about. In her latest interview with Allure, the former Disney ...

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Angelina Jolie seeks removal of private judge in divorce case

HOLLYWOOD: Angelina Jolie asked that the private judge overseeing her divorce from Brad Pitt be disqualified from the case because of insufficient disclosures of his business relationships with one of Pitt’s attorneys. In a filing in Los Angeles Superior Court, Jolie argues that Judge John W. Ouderkirk should be taken ...

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Selena Gomez takes the heat in new cooking show

LONDON: Selena Gomez is taking the heat in the kitchen. The singer-actress slices and dices in “Selena + Chef,” debuting Aug. 13 on the new HBO Max streaming service. The 10-episode series was shot in the kitchen of Gomez’s new Los Angeles-area house. Her grandparents and two friends, who have ...

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What is the #FreeBritney movement about?

The #FreeBritney movement has resurfaced on social media after a decade of creating small waves regarding a legal arrangement called ‘conservatorship’ that controls most aspects of Britney Spears’ life. Even though the 38-year old singer seems to lead a healthy, happy life now, leaving behind her notorious reputation as a ...

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100th Salzburg festival kicks off under virus restrictions

LONDON: While many theatres, opera houses and concert halls across the globe remain closed, one of the world’s most prestigious summer music festivals has opened in Austria this weekend – with strict anti-coronavirus measures in place. Organisers of the annual Salzburg Festival had originally planned a glittering array of 200 ...

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Venice Film Festival Set to Kick-off Amid COVID-19

HOLLYWOOD: Almost eight months after the showbiz world came to standstill, Venice Film Festival is all set to kick-off as the first one of the COVID-19 era. Set to take place from September 2 to September 12, the festival will be grand as 50 countries will participate. “We are not ...

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