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Kabir Khan’s acid test, getting okay from Salim Khan


August 13th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan says that when renowned screenwriter and Salman Khan's father Salim Khan okayed "Ek Tha Tiger" without any changes, he felt he has ... Read more...

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Cameron moves to dismiss ‘Avatar’ lawsuit


July 17th, 2012 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker James Cameron has asked a judge to dismiss a $2.5 billion lawsuit against "Avatar", filed by a screenwriter, who alleged that it shares key ... Read more...

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‘The Muppets’ sequel in process?


March 5th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angles, March 5 (IANS) Disney movie executives might bring "The Muppets" back for a sequel after scoring a gold at the Oscars.The family movie, starring Jason Segel and Amy ... Read more...

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My films create a show, not reality: ‘The Artist’ director (Interview)


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) His black and white silent film "The Artist" has won three Golden Globes and seven Baftas (awards of the British Academy of Film and Television ... Read more...

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Cameron hit by lawsuit again over ‘Avatar’


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron has reportedly been hit by a $2.5 billion lawsuit alleging that he stole the idea for his 2009 sci-fi epic "Avatar".Contactmusic.com reports ... Read more...

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After acquiring ‘Risk’ movie rights, Sony now gets a screenwriter


June 11th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony Pictures have taken the next step in bringing the 1950 Parker Brothers board game Risk to the screen. The studio purchased the franchise in 2009 ... Read more...

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Chris Colfer offered a book deal


June 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood Reporter reports that Glee star Chris Colfer has been handed a deal to author two children’s book. At 21 years of age, Chris is already ... Read more...

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Justin Theroux is dating Jennifer Aniston


June 3rd, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last time that Jennifer Aniston spoke about actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux, the actress denied reports of love interest between the two. However recent reports ... Read more...

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Sachin Bhowmick convinced mom to let me do Hindi films: Sharmila


April 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Remembering legendary screenwriter and director Sachin Bhowmick, Sharmila Tagore says he was not only instrumental in bringing her into Hindi films but also in getting her ... Read more...

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Is James Franco now going to teach at NYU?


March 30th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Franco has been handed a task by his former school. New York University has given the actor a chance to teach third-year class graduate students ... Read more...

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Melissa Leo to play Jesse Eisenberg’s mum in ‘Predisposed’


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 03 (ANI): Oscar-winner Melissa Leo is all set to star alongside Jesse Eisenberg in the independent comedy 'Predisposed'.The story focuses on the relationship between a drug-addicted mother and her college-bound ... Read more...

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Brazilian director Jose Padilha in talks to helm ‘Robocop’ remake


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 3 (ANI): Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha is reportedly in talks to direct the proposed remake of 'Robocop'.The project is a big priority for the newly reconstituted MGM, which met ... Read more...

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Colin ‘the king’s’ speech at Oscars


February 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) After winning his first Oscar for playing a strutting monarch in "The King's Speech", Colin Firth said the award is "quite formidable" and possibly "the greatest honour" ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe to star in comedy film?


February 17th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe is reportedly in talks to star in 'The Amateur Photographer'.The 'Harry Potter' star - who has appeared in a number of plays since he finished filming ... Read more...

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John wants Mcavoy to play him in biopic


February 7th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Veteran singer Elton John is making a biopic and wants James Mcavoy to play him on big screen.John and his partner Canadian film producer David Furnish are ... Read more...

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Elton John wants to see Robert Downey Jr. play him in biopic


February 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Sir Elton John has said that he would like to see Robert Downey Jr. portray him in the planned film about his life.The 'Rocket Man' singer has already ... Read more...

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Hopkins likely to play Hitchcock


January 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Anthony Hopkins may play legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in a biopic.The Oscar-winning actor is said to have been approached to play Hitchcock in a movie ... Read more...

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Elton John to make a crazy, wild biopic


January 24th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) English singer Elton John has announced that he is working on a project which will bring his "crazy" life story on the big screen.He and his partner, Canadian ... Read more...

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James Franco To Play Rapist, Murderer And Serial Killer In Next Film


January 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which is based on a book of the same name. Franco will also be directing the movie during this summer when he will be taking a break from studies at ... Read more...

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Aaron Sorkin Awarded For Best Screenplay At the 68th Golden Globe Awards


January 17th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was clear that the makers of "The Social Network" are certainly not in a mood to deviate from their winning streak since the movie last ... Read more...

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Danish film takes home Golden Globe in foreign language category


January 17th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Denmark's drama "In A Better World" has bagged the Golden Globe trophy for the best foreign language film.Directed by Susanne Bier and written in collaboration with screenwriter ... Read more...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Does Cameo In “Deep In The Heart”


January 16th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas Governor Rick Perry will very soon be seen on the silver screen! The Texas Governor who is believed to be one of the key figures ... Read more...

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‘Episodes’ “Painfully” Reminds Steven Moffat About The Channel Executives


January 12th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Steven Moffat has found an uncanny but “painful” similarity in the series 'Episodes'. The sitcom brings out the interference that two British writers face when they decided to remake their British ... Read more...

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Lohans consult lawyers over movie spoof


December 30th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's mother has confirmed that the family is considering legal action in a bid to stop a movie spoofing on the actress' personal life.Lydia ... Read more...

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Andrew Garfield almost turned down ‘The Social Network’ role


December 28th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Andrew Garfield has admitted that he almost turned down the chance to star in 'The Social Network' - because he thought making a movie about social networking ... Read more...

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‘Orphan of Zhao’ director failed to give us credit: Chinese screenwriters


December 19th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Two famous female screenwriters of Chinese film industry are annoyed with a director for not giving them credit in his latest film.Though his latest film, 'Orphan of ... Read more...

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Depp’s Jack Sparrow was originally written for Hugh Jackman


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 02 (ANI): Jack Sparrow was originally written for Hugh Jackman and not Johny Depp, revealed 'Pirates of the Caribbean' screenwriter Stuart Beattie.The writer said that Depp was not originally ... Read more...

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MTV Hits Back At Christopher Gambale, But He Is Not Bothered!


November 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
MTV has reportedly sent a notice to screenwriter Christopher Gambale mentioning clearly that the series ‘Jersey Shore’ is not a borrowed idea. It was in the recent past that Christopher ... Read more...

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Woody Allen vows to write his own scripts


November 26th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Woody Allen says he will not adapt any other writer's work for the big screen because he doesn't enjoy doing that.Allen writes and directs his own films ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh in Negotiations to Direct ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’


November 18th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from ‘Heat Vision Blog’, Steven Soderbergh has begun negotiations to direct ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ for it’s big screen adaptation. Although earlier reports had ... Read more...

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Seth Rogen’s Engagement Proposal To A Nearly Undressed Lauren Miller Mortifies The Two


November 10th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 28-year-old Seth Rogen happens to be a screenwriter and actor stemming from Canada. It has now been divulged that Rogen, who is also a consummate ... Read more...

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Italian filmmaker’s book published in Arabic


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The book "Fare un Film" (making a film) written by Italian director Federico Fellini has been published in Arabic.The 231-page book, translated by Egypt-born Italian Naji Rizq ... Read more...

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Monster’s Ball Screenwriter Will Rokos survives after being hit by a train


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a pure miracle that Will Rokos is still alive today. The Oscar nominated screenwriter was hit by a train over the weekend. Officials at ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to do cameo in ‘Top Gun 2′


October 28th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise will reprise his role from his 1986 classic "Top Gun" for a cameo in a sequel to the same.The screenwriter for the recently ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr. to star in a movie based on the novel ‘Emergency’


October 21st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood hunk Robert Downey Jr. has almost signed a deal to feature as producer and even actor in a new movie that will be based ... Read more...

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