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Netflix previews ‘Ma Rainey’ and Boseman’s final performance

Netflix previews ‘Ma Rainey’ and Boseman’s final performance

Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe’s August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman’s final performance opposite Viola Davis’ powerhouse blues singer. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 20, 2020  12:02 pm
Murali tells actor Vijay Sethupathi to opt out of biopic ‘800’

Murali tells actor Vijay Sethupathi to opt out of biopic ‘800’

Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi Monday announced that he was opting out of the biopic ‘800’ based on legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, on the cricketer’s request. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 19, 2020  7:32 pm
‘Vikaari’, Sri Lankan sci-fi horror film bags ‘Best Short’ at Screamfest 2020

‘Vikaari’, Sri Lankan sci-fi horror film bags ‘Best Short’ at Screamfest 2020

Sri Lankan sci-fi horror film ‘Vikaari’ bagged the award for the Best Short at the The 20th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 18, 2020  9:31 am
Veteran Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu positive for Covid-19

Veteran Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu positive for Covid-19

Veteran Indian singer Kumar Sanu, 62, has tested positive for COVID-19, his team announced in a post on the singer’s official Facebook handle on Friday. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 16, 2020  12:15 pm
Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi to star in Muttiah Muralitharan biopic

Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi to star in Muttiah Muralitharan biopic

Muttiah Muralitharan’s soon-to-be released biopic ‘800’ will feature renowned Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi portraying the Sri Lanka spinner’s role in. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 8, 2020  10:50 pm
Rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies at 65 after cancer battle

Rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies at 65 after cancer battle

Eddie Van Halen, the renowned lead guitarist of iconic rock group Van Halen, has died, according to a social media post by his son. He was 65. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 7, 2020  6:27 pm
Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

Harvey Weinstein charged with 3 more rapes in California

Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rapes of two more women and now faces 11 sexual assault counts involving five women in California as the former movie mogul serves prison time in New York, prosecutors said. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 3, 2020  11:01 am
Legendary Indian singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

Legendary Indian singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

Legendary Indian singer S P Balasubrahmanyam passed away due to coronavirus on Friday. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 25, 2020  1:59 pm
Falan Andrea becomes new Derana Dream Star

Falan Andrea becomes new Derana Dream Star

Falan Andrea was crowned winner at the grand finale of Derana Dream Star Season 09 held yesterday (September 19). MORE..

(0) Comments | September 20, 2020  8:05 am
TV Derana bags top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2019

TV Derana bags top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2019

TV Derana has clinched several top awards at the Raigam Tele’es 2019 – The Nation’s Tele Awards. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 19, 2020  8:59 pm
‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies at 77

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dies at 77

Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 18, 2020  4:51 pm
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan to voice Amazon’s Alexa device

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan to voice Amazon’s Alexa device

Alexa, make way for Amitabh Bachchan. Amazon announced Monday that the Bollywood star will lend his voice to the tech giant’s assistant device Alexa starting next year. He will be the first Indian actor to voice the Amazon artificial intelligence gadget. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 16, 2020  11:59 am
‘Wonder Woman 1984’ release date pushed to Christmas Day

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ release date pushed to Christmas Day

Following the less-than-stellar theatrical debut of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet,” Warner Bros. is delaying its next big release, “Wonder Woman 1984,” to Christmas. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 12, 2020  12:22 pm
Disney remake of Mulan criticised for filming in China’s Xinjiang region

Disney remake of Mulan criticised for filming in China’s Xinjiang region

Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan, already the target of a boycott, has come under fire for filming in Xinjiang, the site of alleged widespread human rights abuses against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 8, 2020  12:07 pm
Batman filming paused after Robert Pattinson ‘tests positive for coronavirus’

Batman filming paused after Robert Pattinson ‘tests positive for coronavirus’

Filming for The Batman has been suspended again, days after it resumed following the coronavirus lockdown. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 4, 2020  10:10 am
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and family on the mend from COVID-19

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and family on the mend from COVID-19

Actor and former wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said Wednesday that his family recently tested positive for the coronavirus and are now implementing stricter rules on socializing amid the pandemic. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 3, 2020  10:56 am
‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer aged 43

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer aged 43

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown with searing intensity before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 29, 2020  9:23 am
Germany puts on crowded concerts to study coronavirus risks

Germany puts on crowded concerts to study coronavirus risks

Scientists in Germany have held three pop concerts in a single day to investigate the risks posed by mass indoor events during the pandemic. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 24, 2020  12:11 pm
Tiger King zoo permanently closes

Tiger King zoo permanently closes

The exotic cat zoo made famous by the Netflix series Tiger King is closing for good. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 19, 2020  10:11 pm
Netflix drops first teaser for “Enola Holmes”

Netflix drops first teaser for “Enola Holmes”

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most popular characters in pop culture, inspiring acres of adaptations and spin offs about the detective’s crime solving adventures. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 19, 2020  1:21 pm
W. I. Nuwan Perera wins Derana 60 Plus Season 3

W. I. Nuwan Perera wins Derana 60 Plus Season 3

W. I. Nuwan Perera from Eheliyagoda became the winner of the Grand Finale of Dialog Prashansa Derana 60 Plus Season 3 held last night (16). MORE..

(0) Comments | August 17, 2020  7:51 am
Special Sherlock stamps with hidden details to be issued by UK Royal Mail

Special Sherlock stamps with hidden details to be issued by UK Royal Mail

The United Kingdom’s Royal Mail is releasing a set of special stamps featuring characters from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes series and BBC One’s Sherlock. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 5, 2020  8:08 pm
Baahubali Director and his family test positive for COVID-19

Baahubali Director and his family test positive for COVID-19

Baahubali director S. S. Rajamouli and his family tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday. The filmmaker shared his COVID-19 diagnosis in a tweet and revealed that he and his family are isolating at home, as prescribed by doctors. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 30, 2020  11:12 am
Regis Philbin, legendary TV personality, dies at 88

Regis Philbin, legendary TV personality, dies at 88

Veteran American broadcaster Regis Philbin has died at the age of 88, a family statement says. MORE..

(0) Comments | July 27, 2020  1:16 pm
Keanu Reeves to debut as comic-book writer; first issue out in October

Keanu Reeves to debut as comic-book writer; first issue out in October

Actor, musician, film producer and, now, comic-book writer. Is there anything Keanu Reeves can’t do? The Hollywood action man has teamed up with New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Matt Kindt to produce a 12-issue comic-book series, “BRZRKR.” MORE..

(0) Comments | July 20, 2020  8:15 pm