variety magazine

Guillermo to direct remake of `Beauty and the Beast’


February 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will direct and produce a new version of "Beauty and the Beast" for Warner Bros. Studios, the online edition of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is Johnny Depp going to play Michael Jackson in a movie?


November 17th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Depp has been highly tipped to play Michael Jackson in a planned movie about the life of the late iconic pop singer. Variety magazine reported ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seyfried to play porn legend


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried is in talks to play porn legend Linda Lovelace in the movie "Lovelace".The 25-year-old will play the lead role in the movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Shakespeare In Love’ to become play


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) British playwright Tom Stoppard has teamed up with Disney studio bosses to adapt his Oscar-winning 1998 romantic comedy "Shakespeare in Love" script into a play.Stoppard, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anne Hathaway to star in Les Mis


October 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Variety magazine has reportedly that One Day star Anne Hathaway has been selected to join the cast for the movie Les Misérables. The French-setting movie is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

`Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ gets top notice in US


September 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) The latest Bollywood release "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", starring Imran Khan and Katrina Kaif, is getting stellar notices and reviews from Hollywood with top critics calling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gwyneth Paltrow to play a sex addict in movie


September 8th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Variety magazine has announced that Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow will play the role of a sex addict in a new movie. The new movie is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Longoria to get Power of Women honour


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria will receive Variety magazine's Power of Women honour.The actress will join fellow honourees Lea Michele, Annette Bening, Oliva Wilde and Stacey Snider, reports ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

`The Revenant’ will be Mexican director’s next project


August 19th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Warner Bros. has chosen Mexico's Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu to direct a 19th-century western titled "The Revenant", the filmmaker's first project since the critically acclaimed "Biutiful", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl Cole to quit UK ‘X Factor’ for US version


April 13th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Singer Cheryl Cole is reportedly quitting UK 'X Factor' to concentrate on breaking her career in the United States with its US version.It was Simon Cowell, who apparently ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Schwarzenegger to replace Neeson in action thriller?


April 11th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks to replace actor Liam Neeson in a new action thriller.Schwarzenegger has been keeping fans waiting over his big screen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NBC series ‘The Playboy Club’ approved for nudity


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): The stars of NBC's upcoming series, 'The Playboy Club', may have to bare all in the show as per the contacts they have signed.According to Variety ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is there a Kelsey Grammer reality show in the pipeline?


January 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelsey Grammer is on course to come out with his own reality show.The actor’s producing partner, Stella Bulochnikov-Stolper, told the Variety Magazine that she is working ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will Smith ‘planning to remake ‘Annie’ with daughter Willow’


January 21st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Will Smith is apparently in negotiations to remake the classic musical 'Annie' - with his daughter Willow in the starring role.Smith is said to be in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gurinder Chadha teams up with Rahman for animated film


January 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha will now make a Bollywood-style animated musical about monkeys and has roped in Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman to score music ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Schwarzenegger plans to return to acting career post governor stint


January 1st, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger has said that he might take up his acting career once again after he steps down from his post as California Governor next week.The Terminator ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Colin Firth honoured with Variety’s International Star award


December 13th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Renowned British actor Colin Firth has been honoured with the International Star of the Year award by Variety magazine at the 7th edition of Dubai International ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russell Brand to be honoured for contribution to cancer charities


November 11th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Funnyman Russell Brand will be honoured at a star-studded comedy gala in Los Angeles next month for his contributions to women's cancer charities.'The Forgetting Sarah Marshall' star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russell Brand to be honoured for charity work


November 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand will be honoured in Los Angeles next month for his contribution to women's cancer charities.Brand has been working towards women's cancer causes after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liam Neeson ‘to replace Mel Gibson in ‘The Hangover 2′


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 23 (ANI): Liam Neeson is reportedly set to replace Mel Gibson in 'The Hangover 2' cameo role.Just one day after Gibson's cameo was scrapped, Neeson has been recruited ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘American Dad’ fined for horse ejaculation dialogue


June 5th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 5 (ANI): 'American Dad', a series popular for its tongue-in-cheek humour, pushed its luck a little too far, when it irked viewers over an indecent dialogue in its January ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kites’ catches fancy of US media


May 23rd, 2010 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 23 (IANS) "Kites", starring Hrithik Roshan and Mexican actor Barbara Mori, has caught the fancy of the American media, making it perhaps the most reviewed Bollywood film on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spielberg not paranoid about idea thefts


March 31st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A representative for Steven Spielberg has dismissed allegations that the filmmaker is so terrified of his movie ideas leaking to rivals that he imposes bizarre security measures on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Slumdog star Pinto gets new role


February 25th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (DPA) Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who made a splash in "Slumdog Millionaire", will play the female lead in the new movie "War of Gods", Variety magazine ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Carey Mulligan hailed as ‘the new Audrey Hepburn’


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 3 (ANI): Carey Mulligan has been hailed as 'the new Audrey Hepburn' by Variety magazine.The 24-year-old star, who was rejected by three drama schools, stunned all with her performance in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘G.I Joe’, ‘Star Trek’ sequels in the pipeline


January 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 12 (ANI): Movie bosses at Paramount pictures are set to produce a sequel to 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,' it has emerged."Zombieland" scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennifer Hudson to play the lead in Winnie Mandela film


November 18th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson has been roped in to play the lead role in a new film 'Winnie', which is about the former wife of South Africa's first black ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jake Gyllenhaal in talks to star in sci-fi thriller ‘Source Code’


November 9th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): American actor Jake Gyllenhaal is said to be in negotiations to star in sci-fi thriller "Source Code" for Vendome Pictures and The Mark Gordon Co.The movie will be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ’s film ‘This Is It’ tops worldwide box office


November 2nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 2 (ANI): The film 'This Is It' that charts the final days of Michael Jackson has become the fifth biggest foreign bow of the year after opening to a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lil Wayne faces jail time in weapon possession case


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Rapper Lil Wayne may face one-year jail term after he pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession.The Grammy winner did not speak as he left the courthouse with members ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit film on Nehru-Edwina Mountbatten affair put on hold due to recession


October 21st, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): Universal Pictures has postponed plans to start filming the adaptation of Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire by the historian Alex von Tunzelmann, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slumdog Story: Loveleen Tandon To Meet The Queen On October 13


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaShe was a lot more than just the casting director of Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire. And now the self-effacing multi-talented Loveleen Tandon has suddenly become an internationally known ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Loveleen Tandon on Variety achievers’ list, set to meet British queen


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Loveleen Tandon, casting director of Oscar winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire", has made it to the prestigious Women's Impact Report 2009 of Variety magazine, which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ghost Rider’ sequel in the pipeline?


September 24th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Plans for a second installment of the hit Marvel Comics character 'Ghost Rider' are reportedly being drawn.Renowned filmmaker David Goyer was said to be in negotiations for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe