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Jackman plans movie on Martin Luther King


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Auig 2 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is working on an untitled movie about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.Jackman has collaborated with filmmaker Lee Daniels for the movie, ... Read more...

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Mila Kunis to play Jacqueline Kennedy?


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis might essay the role of Jacqueline Kennedy in a new movie.The actress is in talks to feature as the wife of the ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson turned down ‘Precious’


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Hudson, who recently shed 36 kg, turned down the title role in "Precious" because she was not interested to play an over-weight single mother.The ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman to work in ‘The Paperboy’


June 29th, 2011 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman will reportedly work in Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" following the departure of actress Sophia Vergara from her role."The Paperboy" tells the story ... Read more...

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Christian Bale impresses moviegoers at ‘The Fighter’ screening


December 13th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 13 (ANI): Actor Christian Bale received huge appreciation from moviegoers at the Cinema Society screening of his new flick 'The Fighter'.Bale won over moviegoers Patricia Clarkson, Michael Moore, ... Read more...

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‘Precious’ Author Sapphire Sells Sequel Novel To Penguin


November 14th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported by the reputed media sources that the author of us that was adapted into the award wining and critically acclaimed film 'Precious' ... Read more...

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British actor to play Luther King Jr in ‘Selma’


March 17th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Director Lee Daniels has roped in British actor David Oyelowo to play iconic American activist and leader Martin Luther King Jr. for his civil rights movie "Selma". The ... Read more...

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Nick plans comedy movie with Mariah


March 14th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) American actor Nick Cannon wants to make a comedy film with wife Mariah Carey, saying she is the funniest person he knows. "I'd love to do a film with ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey fuels pregnancy rumours


March 8th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Singer-cum-actress Mariah Carey fuelled pregnancy rumours when she recently said that she has "something very special on the way".The 'Precious' star, who is married to Nick Cannon, has ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: Kathryn Bigelow wins the Best Director Award


March 8th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kathryn Bigelow won the Best Director Award at the Oscars. She is the very first woman to win this award. She created history by winning ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: Red Carpet Tidbits and Moments 2


March 8th, 2010 - 8:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Los Angeles, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monique, shined, looking beautiful in a long blue dress but said that she did not shave for the Oscar."I did not shave my arms, ... Read more...

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25th Film Independent Spirit Awards Showers Honors On “Precious”


March 6th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, Mar 5, the 25th Film Independent Spirit Award took place which like every year handed over the prestigious awards to the independent ... Read more...

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‘Precious’ sweeps Image Awards


February 28th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): 'Precious' won six gongs at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's annual Image Awards in Los Angeles.The film bagged the awards for best movie, best ... Read more...

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41st NAACP Image Awards: “Precious” A Big Hit


February 27th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held its 41st annual grand NAACP Image awards, which saw a grand ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Director


February 25th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: James Cameron, Avatar; Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker; Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds; Lee Daniels, Precious; Jason Reitman, Up in the Air. While each of ... Read more...

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Quentin Tarantino backs Kathryn Bigelow for Oscar win


February 20th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 20 (ANI): Quentin Tarantino is convinced fellow director Kathryn Bigelow will beat him at the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony by taking home the coveted statuette.The legendary filmmaker has been nominated ... Read more...

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Tarantino confident of losing best director Oscar


February 19th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19(IANS) Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino, who has been nominated in the best director category for his film "Inglorious Bastards" at the Oscars this year, says he is confident that he ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’, ‘The Hurt Locker’ lead Oscar race


February 2nd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron's 3D sci-fi epic "Avatar" and Kathryn Bigelow's war thriller "The Hurt Locker" have bagged maximum nominations for the upcoming 82nd annual Academy ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey wears heels at home


January 21st, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey is so obsessed with wearing heels that her casual slippers have height too. "I wear high heels all the time. Even my slippers. I can't even ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey to launch own champagne after tipsy award speech


January 16th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Mariah Carey is set to launch her own line of champagne after delivering a tipsy speech at an awards ceremony.The singer evoked smirks as she took to the ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey blames Lee Daniels for bizarre award speech


January 8th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Mariah Carey has jokingly held filmmaker Lee Daniels responsible for her bizarre acceptance speech at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards.Carey found it difficult to speak as ... Read more...

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‘Drunk’ Mariah Carey gives sloppy acceptance speech at Palm Springs Film Fest


January 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A 'drunk' Mariah Carey found it difficult to speak as she slurred and stumbled with words while trying to give an acceptance speech after she bagged the best ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey awarded acting honour in Capri


December 31st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): An Italian film festival has honoured Mariah Carey for her performance in 'Precious': based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire.The singer-cum-actress received the Supporting Actress of the Year ... Read more...

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African American critics hail ‘Precious’ as best film


December 16th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): The African American Film Critics Association has named Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire the Best Picture of 2009.The Best Director prize was claimed by Lee Daniels ... Read more...

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Mo’Nique: ‘I became monster for ‘Precious’


November 9th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous comedian Mo’Nique has taken up a tough task in her new movie ‘Precious’. The fun loving comedian has taken up a strong mental challenge ... Read more...

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Madonna wanted to produce ‘Precious’


November 8th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 8 (ANI): Madonna was declined from producing acclaimed new movie 'Precious', author Sapphire has revealed.Sapphire said the Queen of Pop was eager to be associated with the film adapted ... Read more...

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Winfrey flick ‘Precious’ bags top laurels at Toronto


September 21st, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey's movie 'Precious', featuring singer Carey, bagged top honours at the Toronto Film Festival.The flick bagged the People's Choice Award at the annual event."I made this ... Read more...

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Oprah’s movie bags top Toronto award


September 21st, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Hollywood diva Mariah Carey and TV show queen Oprah Winfrey's new movie "Precious" has scooped a top award at the Toronto Film Festival. The gritty drama was Saturday ... Read more...

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Oprah sees self in film on sexually exploited teen (With Images)


September 14th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 14 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey says she recognises herself in the the exploited girl Precious Jones, the protagonist of her film "Precious" about a ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey forced to ‘deglamourise’ on set of new film Precious


May 18th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Mariah Carey was forced to tone down her infamous diva tantrums and "deglamourise" on the set of her new film 'Precious', after being made to share a trailer ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey left waiting for screening of her new movie


May 18th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Pop diva Mariah Carey had to wait for the screening of her new movie 'Precious' at the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 15, after film director ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey left waiting at Cannes


May 17th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey was left waiting for a screening of her new movie "Precious" at the ongoing 62nd Cannes Film Festival in France after acclaimed filmmaker Martin ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey set for movie role in Push


September 22nd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 22 (ANI): After winning accolades for her role in Tennessee, Hollywood actress Mariah Carey is set to act in director Lee Daniels upcoming flick Push.Director Lee Daniels was ... Read more...

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Carey reviving movie career with ‘Tennessee’


April 26th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer and actress Mariah Carey is trying to revive her career with independent film "Tennessee" after the huge flop "Glitter" almost seven years ago. Offers became scant after ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey wont be uglied up for movie role


February 7th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by admin
New York , Feb 7 (ANI): When it comes to deglamourising for a movie role, Mariah Carey would not say yes for a fake nose.While there have been actresses like Charlize Theron ... Read more...

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