Disney has reversed course on its next flight for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” reinstating writer-director James Gunn to oversee the third movie, after firing him last year in the wake of learning about offensive social-media posts. MORE..
Sri Lankan actress Nilmini Sigera has been named the ‘Brilliant Performer’ at the Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF) 2019. MORE..
Nearly 50 people, including actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged on Tuesday in what federal authorities say was a $25 million scam to help wealthy Americans get their children into elite universities like Yale and Stanford. MORE..
A member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang who uses the stage name Seungri will leave the entertainment industry after his alleged sex bribery case swept the country, he said on Monday. MORE..
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is starting talks with Sri Lanka and Indonesia about some 1,000 pieces in its collection that may have been stolen and become part of the Dutch ‘colonial heritage’, Trouw reports. MORE..
Thanura Madugeeth won the Grand Finale of “Derana Dream Star” – Season 8 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on Saturday night. MORE..
A popular travel couple has copped criticism online after they were accused of risking their lives to capture an Instagram photo. MORE..
“Green Book,” the story of the unlikely friendship between a bigoted bouncer and a virtuoso black musician, was named the best picture of the year at the 91st Academy Awards. MORE..
Controversial R&B singer R Kelly, who is facing sexual abuse accusations spanning decades, has announced a tour of New Zealand, Australian, and Sri Lanka. MORE..
Lord of The Rings filmmaker Peter Jackson is making a documentary on The Beatles, using 55 hours of unseen footage from the recording sessions of their last album Let It Be, Variety reported. MORE..
Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a cast member of the television show “Empire” alleged he was attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him and physically attacked him. MORE..
Marvel Studios film “Black Panther” made Oscars history on Tuesday, landing the first best picture nomination for a superhero movie, as crowd-pleasing blockbusters muscled into a contest recently dominated by art-house fare. MORE..
Bohemian Rhapsody” pulled a major upset at the close of the Golden Globes on Sunday, taking home the final two top prizes to put itself into the Oscars conversation along with “Green Book” and “Roma.” MORE..
Johnny Depp has been officially dropped from the Pirates Of The Caribbean film series, it has been confirmed. MORE..
The man who bankrolled the science-fiction film 2.0, India’s costliest movie, is a former immigrant from Sri Lanka who is now running his family’s telecom, healthcare, financial services, media and entertainment conglomerate in the U.K. MORE..
U.S. singer Nick Jonas and “Quantico” actor Priyanka Chopra will be married in a traditional Hindu ceremony today, the culmination of a three-day long wedding celebration that featured cricket matches and Bollywood songs, all taking place in a heritage Indian palace atop a hill. MORE..