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Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’

Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 22, 2019  3:14 pm
Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss return for ‘Matrix 4’

Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss return for ‘Matrix 4’

Actors Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss are returning for the fourth installment of the “Matrix” franchise, which will be helmed by Lana Wachowski. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 21, 2019  5:51 pm
Marvel abandons ‘Spider-Man’ films in dispute with Sony

Marvel abandons ‘Spider-Man’ films in dispute with Sony

The successful partnership between Disney’s Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures on the “Spider-Man” films has come to an end... MORE..

(0) Comments | August 21, 2019  12:29 pm
Hong Kong protesters call for ‘Mulan’ boycott after star went public in support of police

Hong Kong protesters call for ‘Mulan’ boycott after star went public in support of police

Even Mulan is getting political. Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney’s upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday... MORE..

(0) Comments | August 16, 2019  3:36 pm
Man vs Wild: India reacts to Modi’s Bear Grylls debut

Man vs Wild: India reacts to Modi’s Bear Grylls debut

After weeks of hype, a special episode of Bear Grylls’ adventure series, Running Wild, featuring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi aired on Monday. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 13, 2019  2:14 pm
K-pop group BTS to take ‘extended’ break from performing

K-pop group BTS to take ‘extended’ break from performing

K-pop superstars BTS have announced that they will be taking an “extended” break from performing following a concert in Seoul on Sunday. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 13, 2019  11:58 am
Katy Perry and team ordered to pay nearly $2.8 million in ‘Dark Horse’ lawsuit

Katy Perry and team ordered to pay nearly $2.8 million in ‘Dark Horse’ lawsuit

Katy Perry and her producing partners have to pay up in a copyright infringement case over her 2013 song “Dark Horse.” MORE..

(0) Comments | August 6, 2019  3:40 pm
Ruby Rose’s ‘Batwoman’ is TV’s 1st out LGBTQ superhero

Ruby Rose’s ‘Batwoman’ is TV’s 1st out LGBTQ superhero

Ruby Rose suffered the slings and arrows from schoolmates about being different before the rise of social media. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 5, 2019  4:16 pm
Martin Scorsese unites De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci in gangster epic ‘The Irishman’

Martin Scorsese unites De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci in gangster epic ‘The Irishman’

After debuting a first look at Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” earlier this week, Netflix has unveiled the sprawling teaser trailer for the highly anticipated gangster epic. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 1, 2019  4:23 pm
ASAP Rocky goes on trial in Sweden, faces 2 years in jail

ASAP Rocky goes on trial in Sweden, faces 2 years in jail

US rapper Asap Rocky faces assault charges in a Stockholm court on Tuesday over a June street brawl, after weeks of detention which has stirred diplomatic tensions and fan outrage. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 30, 2019  3:07 pm
Russi Taylor, voice of Minnie Mouse, dies at 75

Russi Taylor, voice of Minnie Mouse, dies at 75

Russi Taylor, the voice of Minnie Mouse since the mid-1980s, has died, according to the Walt Disney Company. She was 75. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 28, 2019  11:34 pm
Box office: ‘The Lion King’ rules with $185 million debut

Box office: ‘The Lion King’ rules with $185 million debut

Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney’s “The Lion King” dominated box office charts. Director Jon Favreau’s remake of the animated classic collected a massive $185 million from 4,756 North American theatres during its first three days of release. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 24, 2019  4:56 pm
Swift, Grande lead VMA nominations but K-pop fans unhappy

Swift, Grande lead VMA nominations but K-pop fans unhappy

Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande dominated nominations on Tuesday for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) with 10 apiece, but some K-pop fans cried foul when best-selling Korean bands were placed in a separate category. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 24, 2019  4:51 pm
Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi to play Muttiah Muralitharan in biopic?

Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi to play Muttiah Muralitharan in biopic?

Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi is set to play former Sri Lanka spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan in a film titled ‘800’, according to a report on a website. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 22, 2019  2:13 pm
‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Avatar’ to become biggest movie in history

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Avatar’ to become biggest movie in history

After “Avatar’s” impressive 10-year reign as box office champion, “Avengers: Endgame” has officially dethroned James Cameron’s sci-fi epic to become the biggest movie of all time. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 21, 2019  4:39 pm
Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie, who was nominated for an Emmy on Tuesday, put herself forward for the award after network HBO did not. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 19, 2019  2:15 pm
Sri Lankan epic receives four Helpmann Awards

Sri Lankan epic receives four Helpmann Awards

Belvoir Street Theater’s multi-generational epic Counting & Cracking won four Helpmann Awards on Sunday night, including Best Direction of a Play for co-directors Eamon Flack and S. Shakthidharan. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 15, 2019  5:47 pm
Fmr Miss World promotes tourism in Sri Lanka after terror attack

Fmr Miss World promotes tourism in Sri Lanka after terror attack

Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar has been posting about her Sri Lankan trip and highlighting the country’s natural beauty for about a week. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 15, 2019  9:19 am
Ed Sheeran confirms he’s married to Cherry Seaborn

Ed Sheeran confirms he’s married to Cherry Seaborn

Ed Sheeran has revealed that he’s a married man. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 14, 2019  12:08 pm
R. Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

US R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on federal sex crime charges, sources told. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 12, 2019  12:40 pm
Stranger Things 3 breaks Netflix streaming record

Stranger Things 3 breaks Netflix streaming record

Stranger Things’ return to Netflix has been massively popular, with the third instalment breaking the streaming service’s viewer records. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 10, 2019  9:52 am
Halle Bailey: Disney announces singer to play Little Mermaid

Halle Bailey: Disney announces singer to play Little Mermaid

Disney has cast singer Halle Bailey in the starring role of Ariel in a live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 5, 2019  1:56 pm
Trump meets K-Pop star group EXO on visit to South Korea

Trump meets K-Pop star group EXO on visit to South Korea

President Donald Trump was met quite literally by K-pop star power when he landed in South Korea on Saturday. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 1, 2019  12:35 pm
‘According to Matthew’ wins best film at Derana Lux Film Awards 2019

‘According to Matthew’ wins best film at Derana Lux Film Awards 2019

The Seventh Derana Lux Film Awards 2019 was held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo last night with a host of awards being presented to artists and creators alike at the glittering ceremony, which was graced by Sri Lanka’s biggest celebrities and stars. MORE..

(0) Comments | June 29, 2019  8:13 am
Sri Lanka is still a safe haven for tourists: Jacqueline

Sri Lanka is still a safe haven for tourists: Jacqueline

Sri Lanka is still a safe haven and a paradise for tourists, actress Jacqueline Fernandez said two months after her native country saw its worst terror attack. MORE..

(0) Comments | June 25, 2019  4:32 pm