Saudi Hollywood deal hit by Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi Hollywood deal hit by Khashoggi disappearance

The head of Hollywood’s most powerful talent agency said he is “really concerned” and “upset” about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi amid reports yesterday that it jeopardizes a $400 million deal with the kingdom. The Saudi Public Investment Fund negotiated a minority stake in Endeavor worth…

Richard Gere trolls Trump as he makes his TV debut

Hollywood star Richard Gere took at pop at US President Donald Trump as he unveiled his television debut at Cannes playing a billionaire tycoon not dissimilar to Rupert Murdoch. The “Pretty Woman” actor is shooting a new BBC series “MotherFatherSon”, which he said is a bid “to tell…

Actress who helped trigger India’s #MeToo movement ‘inspired by God’

The Bollywood actress who helped trigger the #MeToo movement in India challenging sexual harassment and abuse sees it as part of her religious education after an experience 10 years ago she said effectively ended her career. “I feel God used me to start something which had to happen,”…

Warner Bros set to remake Tom and Jerry

Warner Bros. are set to remake ‘Tom and Jerry’ and ‘Scooby Doo’ next year. The beloved Hanna-Barbera animated…

‘Beautiful Boy’ tackles family’s battle with drug addiction

A family battling with drug addiction is the focus of new Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet drama “Beautiful…

Chinese action debut, South Korean family drama win at Busan

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken…

Princess Eugenie shows off back scar in Peter Pilotto wedding dress

Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain’s second major royal wedding this year, as the…

Catholic ‘heavenly’ fashion breaks NY Met record

It was the ambitious New York exhibition that brought together haute couture and Vatican treasures, treading delicately so…

India #MeToo claims bring halt to Bollywood blockbuster

India’s growing #MeToo storm halted production of a Bollywood blockbuster Friday, with the film’s lead calling for harassment…

On the scent: India mulls Calvin Klein to lure man-eating tigress

Deploying an unusual weapon to lure the big cat MUMBAI: Indian rangers hunting a man-eating tiger are considering…

Forbidden City hosts record label’s 120th anniversary concert

The world’s oldest classical record label Deutsche Grammophon on Wednesday marked its 120th anniversary at a special concert…

Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record, urges people to vote

Taylor Swift, straight off a controversial dive into US politics, was the big winner at the American Music…


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