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James Gunn rehired for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

James Gunn rehired for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

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..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2019  5:22 pm

Nilmini Sigera awarded ‘Brilliant Performer’ at Osaka Asian Film Festival

Nilmini Sigera awarded ‘Brilliant Performer’ at Osaka Asian Film Festival

Sri Lankan actress Nilmini Sigera has been named the ‘Brilliant Performer’ at the Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF) 2019. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2019  8:39 am

Celebrities and other wealthy parents charged in US college admissions scandal

Celebrities and other wealthy parents charged in US college admissions scandal

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..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2019  3:10 pm

K-pop Big Bang member to retire after alleged sex bribery case goes viral

K-pop Big Bang member to retire after alleged sex bribery case goes viral

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..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2019  2:31 pm

Dutch museum to start talks about stolen art with Sri Lanka

Dutch museum to start talks about stolen art with Sri Lanka

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..

(0)Comments | March 12, 2019  2:48 pm

Thanura Madugeeth wins Derana Dream Star – Season 8

Thanura Madugeeth wins Derana Dream Star – Season 8

Thanura Madugeeth won the Grand Finale of “Derana Dream Star” – Season 8 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on Saturday night. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 10, 2019  12:32 am

Sri Lanka entices travellers with nature film

Sri Lanka entices travellers with nature film

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has teamed up with wildlife producer Nicola Brown to create a nature documentary enticing travellers to visit the island. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 8, 2019  4:50 pm

Why photo of couple kissing on train in Sri Lanka has been slammed online

Why photo of couple kissing on train in Sri Lanka has been slammed online

A popular travel couple has copped criticism online after they were accused of risking their lives to capture an Instagram photo. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 2, 2019  3:01 pm

Oscars 2019: “Green Book”, Rami Malek and Olivia Colman win big

Oscars 2019: “Green Book”, Rami Malek and Olivia Colman win big

“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..

(0)Comments | February 25, 2019  10:35 am

Legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

Legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 20, 2019  6:52 pm

‘Coming to America’ sequel set for 2020 release

‘Coming to America’ sequel set for 2020 release

Get ready because Eddie Murphy is coming to America, again! Paramount confirmed Monday that the actor will star in a sequel to “Coming to America,” set to hit theatres next year. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 13, 2019  11:11 am

Brazilian journalist dies in helicopter crash

Brazilian journalist dies in helicopter crash

Ricardo Boechat, one of Brazil’s best-known journalists, has been killed in a helicopter crash in Săo Paulo. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2019  5:36 pm

Oscars show to go hostless for only second time

Oscars show to go hostless for only second time

This year’s Oscar ceremony will go ahead without an official host for only the second time in its history, an ABC television executive said on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 7, 2019  2:24 pm

R. Kelly to tour New Zealand, Australia, Sri Lanka

R. Kelly to tour New Zealand, Australia, Sri Lanka

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..

(0)Comments | February 6, 2019  10:04 am

Peter Jackson to direct new documentary on The Beatles

Peter Jackson to direct new documentary on The Beatles

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..

(0)Comments | January 31, 2019  4:59 pm

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett attacked in possible hate crime

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett attacked in possible hate crime

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..

(0)Comments | January 30, 2019  12:10 pm

‘Black Panther’ leads popular films in Oscars best picture pack

‘Black Panther’ leads popular films in Oscars best picture pack

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..

(0)Comments | January 24, 2019  2:47 pm

R. Kelly dropped by Sony Music

R. Kelly dropped by Sony Music

Sony Music has decided to dissolve its working relationship with R. Kelly, Variety has learned. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 22, 2019  5:23 pm

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ wins best drama film, best actor at 2019 Golden Globes

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ wins best drama film, best actor at 2019 Golden Globes

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..

(0)Comments | January 7, 2019  3:15 pm

Angelina Jolie hints at move into politics

Angelina Jolie hints at move into politics

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has hinted that she is considering a move into politics in the future. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 1, 2019  4:14 pm

Johnny Depp officially dropped from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise

Johnny Depp officially dropped from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise

Johnny Depp has been officially dropped from the Pirates Of The Caribbean film series, it has been confirmed. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 23, 2018  10:58 pm

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

Shakira has been charged with tax evasion in Spain with prosecutors claiming she failed to pay more than €14.5m (Ł13m) between 2012 and 2014. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 16, 2018  4:27 pm

Former Immigrant from Sri Lanka makes India’s Most Expensive Movie

Former Immigrant from Sri Lanka makes India’s Most Expensive Movie

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..

(0)Comments | December 13, 2018  11:47 am

Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned Miss World

Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned Miss World

The wait finally comes to an end. After Manushi Chhillar’s beautiful reign as Miss World 2017, Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce De Leon has been crowned as Miss World 2018. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 9, 2018  4:47 pm

Priyanka Chopra weds Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra weds Nick Jonas

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..

(0)Comments | December 2, 2018  10:01 pm
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