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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...

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Hollywood misses key tech ally


October 8th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) In the death of Apple's visionary co-founder Steve Jobs, US entertainment industry has lost a key technology envoy who helped push the film, TV and music ... Read more...

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Preview trailer of ‘Breaking Dawn’ released


September 12th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The teaser trailer of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” has been released by AccessHollywood.com. The website has also promised that they will release ... Read more...

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Bollywood badshahs: 40-plus and reigning (Feature)


July 28th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood can't get enough of its good old, 40-plus actors - Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgn. They ruled the ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows - Part 2′ shatters several box office records


July 18th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2" has shattered several box office records in history. On the first weekend of the release of the ... Read more...

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Zach Galifianakis reveals the plot of ‘Hangover 3′


June 9th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zach Galifianakis has spoken to the Rolling Stone magazine about “Hangover 3.” The producers of the movie have kept a tight lid on the story of ... Read more...

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‘Tomb Raider’ back on big screen


March 9th, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Angelina Jolie-starrer "Tomb Raider" is heading back to the big screen, but the actress is unlikely to star in it.GK Films has acquired the rights ... Read more...

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Here are the top 10 richest people in Hollywood


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 3 (ANI): Director James Cameron has topped the 2010 Hollywood movie earners' list, courtesy the worldwide box office success of his movie 'Avatar'.Cameron earned an estimated 257 million dollars ... Read more...

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‘Toy Story 3′ named ‘highest grossing film of 2010′


December 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Animated movie 'Toy Story 3' has been named the highest grossing film of 2010.The movie raked in over 1.06 billion dollars at the worldwide box office following ... Read more...

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Original plan for making ‘Twilight’ movies was to change book


September 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 26 (ANI): Producer Mark Morgan has revealed that the original plan for the making of the "Twilight" movies was to completely change Stephenie Meyer's best-selling teen romance novels.According to ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp named Highest Paid Actor in Hollywood


September 10th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Johnny Depp is the highest paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes.The actor earned 50 million pounds, all thanks to his role in Alice in Wonderland.Depp portrayed ... Read more...

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Shia LaBeouf tops Forbes list of Hollywood stars who give most bang for their buck


September 1st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): He may be a relative rookie when it comes to making movies, but Shia LaBeouf is clearly proving his worth to Hollywood.The 24-year-old "Wall Street: Money ... Read more...

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Avatar To Re - Released On 27th August


August 26th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): James Cameron's magnum opus "Avatar' is all set to be re - released in theaters on 27th August, in Digital 3D and IMAX 3D.This version ... Read more...

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‘Twilight: Eclipse’ to hit over 700 screens in India


July 16th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) After topping the worldwide box office with over $458 million in collections, "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse", the third instalment in the popular vampire series, will hit over ... Read more...

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Next ‘Twilight’ installment to go on floors


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) The fourth and the fifth installment of "Twilight" series is set to go on floors later this year. The Summit Entertainment announced three weeks ago its decision ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ to be re-released with extra footage Aug 27


July 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Academy award winning 3D sci-fi epic "Avatar" will be re-released worldwide with never seen before footage on Aug 27. Director James Cameron's says he is doing so ... Read more...

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Shooting starts for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) The shooting for the fourth instalment of "Pirates of the Caribbean" series titled "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" has begun. While actor Johnny Depp reprises ... Read more...

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Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland Crosses The $1 Billion Mark


May 28th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Tim Burton has another achievement in his credit after leading the jury at the recently held "Cannes Film Festival'.His latest film, the 3D adaptation ... Read more...

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‘My Name Is Khan’ not bringing in the crowds any more


February 18th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) After a bumper opening, Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" is being cold-shouldered by the audience here. Cinema hall owners blame the "non-entertaining content" ... Read more...

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‘My Name is Khan’ grosses $18 mn worldwide in opening weekend (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name is Khan" has grossed an estimated $18 million at the worldwide box office in its first weekend. A love story set against ... Read more...

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Disney to give Enchanted a sequel


February 6th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Disney is planning a sequel to their 2007 fantasy, "Enchanted'. The film was a success at the worldwide box office and grossed over USD 340 million.It starred ... Read more...

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Avatar beats Titanic at the global box office!


January 28th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Epic action adventure Avatar sunk the global box office record set in 1997 by Titanic to become the highest grossing film of all time.On Monday, January 25th, Avatar touched USD 1.859 ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan gets Padma Bhushan amid public acclaim


January 25th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, enjoying unprecedented public acclaim with his hit film "3 Idiots", has been conferred with Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian honour. ... Read more...

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More money, more problems: ‘Avatar’ success fuels critics


January 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Jan 14 (DPA) The blockbuster movie "Avatar" makes some enthusiasts depressed and gives others headaches.To America's legions of feisty conservatives, its tale of money-grabbing Americans who exploit ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ leaves audiences depressed for not being real!


January 13th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron's 3D science fiction epic "Avatar" and its spectacular world may have been a little too real for some fans who say they have ... Read more...

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Avatar rises to No.2 spot worldwide


January 9th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
James Cameron's epic action adventure Avatar, has hit the No.2 spot worldwide by becoming the highest grossing movie (globally) of all time after just 21 days of its release.The 3D blockbuster ... Read more...

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Avatar crosses $1 Billion mark


January 4th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Avatar' which is already the fourth-biggest movie (worldwide) of all time is also the fastest film to hit the $1 billion mark in just 17 days of release and is now ... Read more...

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MJ’s ‘This Is It’ heading to the small screen


November 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson is set to moonwalk into U.S. TV viewers' homes, for network bosses at MTV have secured rights to air his concert ... Read more...

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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...

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Smith, Theron to reprise roles in ‘Hancock 2′


September 12th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Will Smith and actress Charlize Theron have signed up to reprise their roles in a sequel to the movie "Hancock", according to a new report. The ... Read more...

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Warner Bros. settles ‘Lord Of The Rings’ lawsuit over profit sharing


September 9th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Warner Bros has finally settled a long-running legal dispute with the Tolkien Trust and publishers Harper Collins over profit-sharing from the "Lord of the Rings" films. Los Angeles Times ... Read more...

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Disney captures Spider-Man’s Marvel for $4 bn


September 1st, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (DPA) Walt Disney Co is to buy Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion, the companies announced Monday, giving the family entertainment conglomerate a powerful squad of movie superheroes such ... Read more...

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Remake for Dirty Dancing


August 20th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Patrick Swayze's popular film, Dirty Dancing, in which he starred as a dance instructor, is set to get a remake. The original raked USD 213 million (Pound 133 million) at the worldwide ... Read more...

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Dirty Dancing remake in the works?


August 20th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): A remake of the 1987 classic film Dirty Dancing may be soon possible, as film bosses want to cash in on the popularity of the movie.According to Production ... Read more...

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Sex & The City movie sequel ’stalled over Dubai shooting plans’


July 30th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Filming for the movie sequel of hit TV series 'Sex And The City' has reportedly been stalled over plans to base part of the plot in Dubai.Movie chiefs ... Read more...

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