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UTV ties up with Prime Focus for technical assistance


April 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has tied up with Prime Focus, a global visual entertainment services group, to provide technical assistance to its projects and Akshay ... Read more...

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Samuel L Jackson asked for purple lightsaber during Star Wars filming


March 8th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): Actor Samuel L Jackson has revealed that during the filming of 'Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith' he made only one request of director George ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone’s ‘Basic Instinct’ leg-crossing scene ‘most-paused moment in movies’


February 24th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): Sharon Stone's infamous leg-crossing scene in 'Basic Instinct' has topped a poll of the 'most-paused moments in movies'.The scene caused a sensation when Oscar-nominated Basic Instinct was ... Read more...

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Conan O’ Brien: Powerful And Enthralling As Ever


November 10th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Conan O’ Brien can give all the handsome young men a run for their money .Conan is in his mid forties but his popularity seems to ... Read more...

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Princess Leia - Carrie Fisher admits that she did cocaine on the sets of Star Wars


October 12th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has admitted that at the height of her drug addiction, she sniffed cocaine on the set of the sci-fi movie, “The ... Read more...

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George Lucas to release Star Wars in 3D from 2012


September 30th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Inspired by the phenomenal success of 'Avatar', director George Lucas has decided to release all the six 'Star Wars' films in 3D from 2012.Actor David Prowse as Darth ... Read more...

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Star Wars in 3-D to hit theaters in 2012


September 29th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): George Lucas has decided to bring back the phenomenon called Star Wars in the 3D format. "Avatar" and "Alice In Wonderland" tasted immense success in their ... Read more...

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David Beckham, Snoop Dogg star in spoof Star Wars advert for adidas


June 5th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): English footballer David Beckham, rapper Snoop Dogg, singers Ian Brown, Noel Gallagher, Ciara, Daft Punk and actor Jay Baruchel have appeared in a spoof Star Wars advert ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe’s gown to go under hammer


May 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) A gown worn by Hollywood diva Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is set to be auctioned next month. The gown is expected to fetch between ... Read more...

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‘Empire Strikes Back’ best movie sequel ever


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back" has been voted the greatest movie sequel of all time. The second instalment in the Star Wars franchise, starring ... Read more...

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Empire Strikes Back named greatest movie sequel of all time


April 29th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): The Empire Strikes Back has been voted the greatest movie sequel in a new poll.The flick - George Lucas's follow-up to Star Wars: A New Hope - ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress


February 25th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Penelope Cruz, Nine; Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air; Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart; Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air; Mo’Nique, Precious. Funnily enough, the ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress


February 25th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side; Helen Mirren, The Last Station; Carey Mulligan, An Education; Gabourey Sidibe, Precious; Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia. A few ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actor


February 25th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Matt Damon, Invictus; Woody Harrelson, The Messenger; Christopher Plummer, The Last Station; Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones; Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds. Every year there ... Read more...

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George Lucas to produce an animated musical


February 1st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Star Wars’ creator George Lucas is all set to produce an animated musical, that is rumored to feature fairies. Very little information is available ... Read more...

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Ayesha Dharker hitched


January 16th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Ayesha Dharker has decided to make her relationship with boyfriend Robert Taylor official. They are planning to get married in May and the engagement will be held soon.The news has ... Read more...

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Little Kiran plays Little Amitabh


August 8th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kiran Shah, a 53 year old actor of Indian origin who has acted in several Hollywood films since the 1970s, has been chosen to play the five-year old Amitabh Bachchan in ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter 6′ rakes in record $22 mn in advance booking


July 16th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The sixth instalment of Harry Potter has smashed US box office records by raking in a whopping $22.2 million in less than 24 hours and it is said ... Read more...

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Seth Green Set To Host WWE “RAW”


July 11th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
The WWE have announced that actor/ comedian Seth Green is going to be the guest host on Monday night's episode on RAW. Seth is the co-creator of Robot Chickens and he is ... Read more...

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Celebrate Star Wars Day by greeting your friend, “May The Forth Be With You!”


May 4th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by GD
Star Wars is a name that most people across the globe appreciate and celebrate. The phenomenal success of the films over so many years has proved that these cinematic extravaganzas are not ... Read more...

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Ayesha Dharker to quit Weatherfield


April 29th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): American-Indian actress Ayesha Dharker is set to quit 'Weatherfield' - just 6 months after joining.The 31-year-old former Bollywood star, who plays Tara Mandal on the hit show, will ... Read more...

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Rita Hayworth’s Gilda gown, Charlton Heston’s Ape gear up for grabs


April 12th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): Iconic pieces of Hollywood history, including Rita Hayworth's signature Gilda gown and Charlton Heston's Planet Of The Apes costume, are set to go under the hammer.Profiles in History ... Read more...

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George Lucas casts actors for Star Wars TV series


March 12th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Filmmaker George Lucas is busy casting actors for a live action TV series based on his hit motion picture series Star Wars.Lucas had announced plans to make ... Read more...

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Twilight makes one of the largest presales in Hollywoods history


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 23 (ANI): Even before hitting movie theatres, more than 2,000 showings of teen vampire love story Twilight had been sold out in United States making one of the ... Read more...

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Indian actress Ayesha Dharkar in ‘Coronation Street’


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian actress Ayesha Dharkar has been asked to join the hit TV show "Coronation Street" after it faced criticism for being "too white".According to thesun.co.uk, a study by ... Read more...

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Star Wars TV series to be shot in Australia


August 4th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 4 (ANI): After making the superhit Star Wars episode II Attack of the Clones and episode III Revenge of the Sith in Sydneys Fox studio, George Lucas has again ... Read more...

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Batman Begins voted Best Prequel Of All Time


July 25th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Batman Begins has been named as the Best Prequel Ever in the new poll.In a poll by cinema booking site Screenrush.co.uk, Christopher Nolan''s 2005 hit has ... Read more...

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‘The Dark Knight’ breaks three-day box office record


July 20th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) "The Dark Knight", a sequel to "Batman Begins", has broken records by becoming the biggest three-day opener in the US box office history. Perezhilton.com reports that the ... Read more...

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Dark Knight rakes in $18.5m in midnight screenings


July 19th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): The new Batman movie Dark Knight has already raked in a whopping 18.5 million dollars in midnight screenings.According to studio estimates, the amount is just a ... Read more...

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Four Weddings and a Funeral tops Most Cringe-Worthy Moments poll


January 28th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 28 (ANI): A scene from Four Weddings and a Funeral has topped the Most Cringe-Worthy Moments poll by CNN.Andie MacDowells saying "Is it still raining? I hadn't noticed, to ... Read more...

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JK Rowling rules out plans to close Potter franchise


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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