Saturday, 28 November 2020

Hollywood

HBO offered $250,000 to hackers in bid to delay data release

LONDON: Time Warner Inc’s (TWX.N) HBO network last month offered $250,000 to cyber criminals who hacked into its computer system, asking them to extend a deadline for paying a much larger ransom, according to an email reviewed by Reuters. “You have the advantage of having surprised us,” a member of ...

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Nikki Reed gives birth

LONDON: Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder have welcomed their daughter into the world, and named her Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder. The ‘Twilight Saga’ actress and her 38-year-old husband – who wed in 2015 – have become first time parents after their daughter Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder was born two weeks ...

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Vin Diesel to star in Fast and Furious live show

LOS ANGELES: ‘Fast and Furious’ star Vin Diesel is set to reprise his role as Dominic Toretto in the live-action version of the blockbuster movies. The 50-year-old actor has starred as Dominic Toretto in all eight movies in the blockbuster action franchise and excited about the production, which set to ...

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Wonder Woman crosses $800 million at worldwide box office

The Princess of Themyscira is in no mood to stop her golden run. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wonder Woman muscled past the $400 million mark Tuesday at the domestic box office, and $800 million worldwide. Directed by Patty Jenkins, the summer hit is a major, and much needed, victory ...

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Taylor Swift trial: Jury selection begins

LONDON: Taylor Swift was in court on Monday as the trial began in a case pitting her against a DJ accused of groping her at an event. Eight jurors were selected Monday with Swift looking on in the courtroom, a court employee confirmed to AFP. According to local media, she ...

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Margot, her husband co-producing new movie

LOS ANGELES: Margot Robbie and her husband Tom Ackerley will produce new sci-fi thriller ‘Augmented’, through her company, LuckyChap Entertainment. The 27-year-old actress’ company, LuckyChap Entertainment, will co-produce the Warner Bros picture alongside Di Novi Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Mark Townend’s script for ‘Augmented’ appeared on the 2016 ...

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Angelina Jolie puts movies aside for cooking, cleaning

LONDON: Angelina Jolie has put movie-making on hold to become a better mom, take cooking classes and do ordinary tasks. In an interview with Vanity Fair released on Wednesday, the actress said life after splitting in September from husband Brad Pitt was focused on looking after her health and her ...

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Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy passes away

One of England’s most popular character actors and ‘Harry Potter’ star Robert Hardy has died at the age of 91. According to The Independent, the family of the late actor confirmed the news by issuing a statement. The statement read, “It is with great sadness that the family of Robert ...

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Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian children in Lebanon

LEBANON: George and Amal Clooney plan to help nearly 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are out of education. More than one million Syrians – including over 500,000 children – are registered as refugees in ...

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