Chennai 01-10-2020 Thursday

'Lion King' prequel in works, to be directed by Barry Jenkins

A prequel to The Lion King is in development at Disney Studios with Oscar winner Barry Jenkins attached to direct the new project. According to Deadline, Jeff Nathanson, who worked on the Jon Favreau-directed film last year, has penned a draft of the prequel.

September 30, 2020 15:33

Mumbai Police summons Anurag Kashyap in MeToo case

Mumbai Police have issued summons to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap in connection with the sexual harassment charges levelled against him by actress Payal Ghosh. Kashyap has been summoned to appear at Versova Police Station on Thursday.

September 30, 2020 15:29

Amazon Prime Video announces anthology of five Tamil short films

Amazon Prime Video on Wednesday announced its new project, Putham Pudhu Kaalai , an anthology of five Tamil short films.

September 30, 2020 15:26

No truth in 'clean chit to Deepika, Sara, Shraddha': NCB

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday refuted claims about clean chit given to Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and others questioned in connection with the a drugs case surrounding the death Sushant Singh Rajput, saying such reports are devoid of truth and facts .

September 30, 2020 15:24

MS Dhoni to produce mythological sci-fi web-series

Former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who forayed in the entertainment industry with a documentary as producer last year, will next be backing a mythological sci-fi web-series.

September 30, 2020 15:18

BTS single 'Dynamite' back on Billboard Hot 100 top spot

Popular K-Pop band BTS have bagged the number one position on Billboard Hot 100 chart for the third time with their hit single, Dynamite.

September 29, 2020 15:34

I'm non-smoker, teetotaller: Rakul Preet to Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting among others to file a status report by October 15 on steps taken to restrain media following actor Rakul Preet Singh's plea indicating harassment based on conjecture as she submitted being a non-smoker and teetotaller after being named in drug case.

September 29, 2020 15:32

Sienna Miller says Chadwick Boseman took salary cut to increase her pay on '21 Bridges'

Actor Sienna Miller has revealed that Chadwick Boseman, her 21 Bridges co-star, donated a part of his salary to increase her fee when the studio didn't agree to pay her the number she quoted.

September 29, 2020 15:27

Rhea, Showik 'active members of drug syndicate': NCB to HC

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has opposed the bail pleas filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty in the Bombay High Court following their arrest in a drugs case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

September 29, 2020 15:27

I would love to play James Bond: Henry Cavill

After playing Superman and Sherlock Holmes, Hollywood star Henry Cavill is keen to portray another iconic character in James Bond. The upcoming Bond movie “No Time to Die” is set to be actor Daniel Craig’s fifth and final outing as the fictional spy and Cavill is confident he would be a suitable replacement.

September 28, 2020 15:38

James Cameron says ‘Avatar 2’ is complete, ‘Avatar 3’ is nearly finished

Veteran filmmaker James Cameron has revealed that the shooting of the much-anticipated “Avatar 2” is over and the team is also almost done with the filming of the third installment in the franchise.

September 28, 2020 15:36

Vikram Prabhu, Lakshmi Menon back again for Pechi

Vikram Prabhu and Lakshmi Menon are all set to star in a film for the second time after Kumki.

September 28, 2020 15:34

Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara welcome baby boy River

Oscar winner Joaquin Pheonix and his fiance, actor Rooney Mara, have become parents to a baby boy, their first child together. The couple has named their son after Phoenix’s late older brother, actor River Phoenix, who died in 1993 at the age of 23 of a drug overdose.

September 28, 2020 15:31

Tamannaah on her role in Andhadhun remake

Tamannah Bhatia is excited to reprise the role of Tabu in the Telugu remake of the Hindi thriller, Andhadhun.

September 27, 2020 15:34

Kit Harington, Rose Leslie expecting first child together

Game of Thrones” stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are set to welcome their first child together. Leslie, 33, confirmed the news in a photoshoot for UK’s Make Magazine.

September 27, 2020 15:30

Amitabh Bachchan on SP Balasubrahmanyam: He was voice of great divinity and soul

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has paid tributes to the legendary SP Balasubrahmanyam, calling the late singer a modest man despite towering achievements. Balasubrahmanyam, 74, died on Friday after an over two month-long battle with coronavirus.

September 27, 2020 15:27

M Night Shyamalan unveils title of next film

The title of M Night Shyamalan's upcoming thriller is Old , the director has announced. The filmmaker took to Twitter on Saturday to share the update.

September 27, 2020 15:24

Samuel L Jackson to once again play Nick Fury in Disney Plus' new series

Hollywood veteran Samuel L Jackson will be reprising his fan-favorite MCU character, Nick Fury, in an upcoming series at Disney Plus. According to Variety, the series is currently in development and will be produced by Marvel Studios.

September 26, 2020 15:42

Amazon working on 'The Boys' spinoff series

Craig Rosenberg will be writing and executive producing the series, which will be produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television.

September 26, 2020 15:39

NCB 'question bank' for Sara, Deepika, Shraddha

Three Bollywood divas -- Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor -- are being questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs related case linked to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

September 26, 2020 15:36