Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Tag Archives: Netflix

Netflix dramatises notorious India gang-rape murder case in series

LONDON: Filmmaker Richie Mehta was at first reluctant to make Netflix’s latest Indian series, documenting the aftermath of the notorious gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that made global headlines. Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, was violently raped and assaulted and left for dead by five men and ...

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British TV rivals join forces, taking on Netflix in UK

LONDON: The BBC and ITV, Britain’s biggest television broadcasters, announced plans for a UK streaming service BritBox to confront massive competition for viewers from online giants such as Netflix. It is likely to be a larger version of their BritBox streaming service in North America, which has more than half ...

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Pankaj Tripathi set to star in ‘Dhaka’

BOLLYWOOD actor Pankaj Tripathi is set to star in his first Hollywood movie “Dhaka” next to Avenger’s star Chris Hemsworth. After securing his place in the Indian film industry, Tripathi is venturing out to explore new pastures. The shooting of the movie has already begun. It is directed by Sam ...

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Netflix’s thriller ‘YOU’ 2nd season

LONDON: Netflix’s recent binge-worthy thriller, YOU, has stirred quite a social media debate. While the first season left fans shocked, the show is already in works for the second season, reported The Sun. So, here’s what we know about the upcoming season so far. Penn Badgley is going to return ...

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Hackers threaten to leak 9/11 files

NEW YORK: The same hackers that released episodes of a yet-to-be-aired Netflix series and hacked major networks such as ABC, NBC, and HBO say that gigabytes of highly-confidential material they stole from a law firm could shed more light on the biggest terror act in American history. The Dark Overlord, ...

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Miley confirms Black Mirror role

HOLLYWOOD: Miley Cyrus has confirmed she appears in season five of ‘Black Mirror’. The ‘Nothing Breaks Like a Heart’ hitmaker will make her screen comeback in the next instalment of Netflix’s hit dystopian show – with her last role being Woody Allen’s Amazon Studios show ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ – ...

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Huma Qureshi signs first web series for Netflix

BOLLYWOOD Actress Huma Qureshi, who has been lying low these past few months, is in the news for collaborating and working with Deepa Mehta for a new Netflix series, Leila. This Netflix original is the first web series for Huma, who was last seen in Kaala, alongside Rajinikanth. A source ...

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‘Sacred Games’, Salman Khan win big at first Asian Academy Creative Awards

NETFLIX series “Sacred Games” bagged two awards at the inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards, reported Variety. Anurag Kashyap won Best Direction (fiction) and Aarti Bajaj won Best Editing. Starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, “Sacred Games,” Netflix’s first Indian original, is based on Vikram Chandra’s novel of the same name. The ...

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Emily Blunt double nominee at SAG Awards

HOLLYWOOD: Emily Blunt is up for two prizes at next month’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, the nominations for which have just been announced. The British star is up for the guild’s best film actress prize for Mary Poppins Returns, which is having its European premiere later in London. She ...

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Kiernan too busy to date

LOS ANGELES: Kiernan Shipka doesn’t have time to go on dates. The 19-year-old actress stars as Sabrina Spellman in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ – the Netflix show based on the comic book series of the same name – and admits her ‘’number one priority’’ is her work at the ...

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