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‘E.T. The Extra Terrestrial’ in digital avatar


June 1st, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Oscar-winning film "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" will soon be released in a digital format to celebrate its 30th anniversary.Directed by Steven Spielberg, the Blu-ray DVD of ... Read more...

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Casey Anthony trial continues


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trial of Casey Anthony continued on Thursday. Casey is accused of killing her daughter Caylee Anthony in 2008. Prosecutors played the interrogation tape to the court ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger & DeVito to appear in ‘Twins 2′?


May 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Media reports say Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering a deal that might see him appear in a sequel to the movie “Twins.” The reports say the former ... Read more...

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Florida man dies after Taser shock by police at Universal Studios


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A Florida man died on Friday after being stunned with a Taser gun by police at Universal Studios complex in Orlando.The Orlando Sentinel reported that 33-year-old Adam ... Read more...

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Chris Klein all set to star in ‘American Pie’ movie


April 19th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rep of Chris Klein has confirmed to the US Weekly Magazine that the actor would be playing in the role of another “American Pie.” The ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks to produce ‘American Idiot’ film


April 15th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Hanks will take the producer’s role in the movie “American Idiot.” The movie is the adaptation of the Broadway show with the same name. The ... Read more...

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Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ heads to the big screen


February 4th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Warner Bros and CBS Films are all looking up to bring the Stephen King work, 'The Stand', to the big screen.The book is one of ... Read more...

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‘World’s most expensive’ film poster to be sold for $700K!


November 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 07 (ANI): A one of its kind poster of the world's most famous monster is set to become the most expensive film poster in history when it goes under the ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp all set to star in a Snow White movie


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Depp is set to star in an upcoming Snow White movie. The star has been offered the lead role in the movie “Snow ... Read more...

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Movie Director Ron Howard refuses to remove gay joke from ‘The Dilemma’


November 1st, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Movie director Ron Howard maintains that the gay joke in the upcoming movie “The Dilemma” will not be removed from the movie. The joke was removed ... Read more...

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‘The Dilemma’ trailer under a spot for having a gay slur


October 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trailer of the movie “The Dilemma” was showcased this weekend and it has generated enough controversy.CNN’s Anderson Cooper and the GLAAD have launched a complaint ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon looking for sponsors to pay $25K for his b’day bash


September 29th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 29 (ANI): Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon is looking for sponsors to pay 25,000 dollars for three tweets from next month's bicoastal bash.The guests will include Mariah ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon wants $25K for his b’day bash


September 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 29 (ANI): Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon is looking for sponsors to pay 25,000 dollars for three tweets from next month's bicoastal bash.The guests will include Mariah ... Read more...

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Mini Movies of ‘Despicable Me’ on DVD and Blue Ray This December


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular new movie "Despicable Me," would soon be enjoyed in your home theater system. The scheduled date for its "home theater' release is the 14th of ... Read more...

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Harry Potter theme park rides cannot accommodate fat visitors


September 17th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 17 (ANI): Universal Studios has run into a new problem where its Harry Potter themed park is concerned - its rides cannot accommodate fat visitors.The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, ... Read more...

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All is well between Mark Ruffalo, Ed Norton over ‘Hulk’ casting changes


August 10th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 10 (ANI): Ed Norton fought with Universal Studios while making 'The Incredible Hulk' (2008) and lost the Hulk role in the upcoming 'The Avengers' to his friend Mark Ruffalo. ... Read more...

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Pop Singer Rihanna To Debut In Acting With Battleship


July 28th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pop singer Rihanna is going to make her debut in acting with the board game-based movie Battleship, as she has signed a deal on Monday. The ... Read more...

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Rihanna to make film debut with ‘Battleship’


July 27th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Pop singer Rihanna is set to make her film debut with Universal Studios' "Battleship" along side Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch. The deal was announced Monday, reports ... Read more...

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Alfred Molina to join the cast of ‘Law & Order: Los Angeles’


July 26th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actor Alfred Molina who has featured in many movies is all set to now feature in 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'. And he is ... Read more...

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Blue Crush 2 Coming Soon


July 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of the 2002 film 'Blue Crush' have lots to rejoice as Universal Studios Entertainment is set to release a sequel of the film on Blu-Ray ... Read more...

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Franz Harary To Appear In ‘India’s Magic Star’


July 16th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Franz Harary, the celebrated magician who earlier had performed with Michael Jackson and also made the Taj Mahal float on air, will be seen on Cadbury ... Read more...

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Dracula wasn’t bloodthirsty, just a victim of bad propaganda


July 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A new exhibition has claimed that Vlad the Impaler, the medieval Romanian prince, was not a bloodthirsty dictator but was just a misunderstood prey of bad Western European ... Read more...

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Now, Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios


June 20th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) "Harry Potter" fans can now visit the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and enjoy rides on the steam-belching Hogwarts Express train at a magical theme park at ... Read more...

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Mechanical shark from Spielberg’s ‘Jaws’ found


June 7th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): The mechanical shark that had featured in Steven Spielberg's 1975 movie 'Jaws' has been found after a decades-long search for it.The three shark models initially built for the ... Read more...

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‘Field of Dreams’ For Sale


May 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Field of Dreams’, Iowa’s world-famous landmark, has been put on the market. The site was able to magnetize sightseers after the recognition of the 1989 ... Read more...

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Marriage hadn’t changed Tiger’s appetite for sex, says in-the-know journo


May 4th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): Tiger Woods would have long been exposed as a love rat, if only a People magazine reporter would have written about his philandering ways.Steve Helling, ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Theme Park To Be Unveiled At Orlando


February 4th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fans of Harry Potter, the popular character created by author J.K. Rowling have reasons to be happy. Though there are not many movies left in ... Read more...

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When MJ dressed up as a crippled old man to attend cinema screening


November 28th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Michael Jackson once dressed as an old man and rolled up to a theatre in a wheelchair to avoid being recognised, his friend and director Kenny Ortega ... Read more...

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$800m Ben Hur-based theme park to be built in Italy


November 21st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A theme park, costing 800 million dollars, is being built in Rome based on movie classic Ben Hur.Oscar-winning production designer Dante Ferretti is doing the job of creating ... Read more...

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MJ’s kids enjoy day out with his ‘love child’ Omar Bhatti


November 18th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Michael Jackson's kids seem to have overcome their father's tragic death as they were seen enjoying a day out with the singer's alleged love child Omar Bhatti. ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan, Priyardarshan join hands with Toonz


October 30th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, ace director Priyadarshan and animation major Toonz Animation have joined hands to prepare a Rs.20 crore 3D animation film titled "Twinergy". Addressing reporters ... Read more...

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Singapore resort lures with dinosaurs and Marilyn Monroe


October 26th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A small marketing gimmick of a model posing as famous Hollywood actor Marilyn Monroe - complete with her white dress flying - caught everyone's imagination at a ... Read more...

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Nehru, Edwina movie plans scrapped


October 21st, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Controversial film "Indian Summer", about Lady Edwina Mountbatten's alleged affair with India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, has been scrapped. Based on the book of the same ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor takes MJ’s kids to theme park


October 19th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): Dame Elizabeth Taylor was seen spending quality time with the children of her close friend Michael Jackson at a theme park.The legendary actress was spotted enjoying the ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Theme Park Will Be Open To Public This Spring


September 16th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez For all enthusiastic Harry Potter fans the world over, its a time to celebrate the achievements of the boy wizard once more this coming spring. Come spring and the wonderfully ... Read more...

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