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Bruce Willis film cancelled after Fan Bingbing tax case

Posted by on 18/10/2018
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Bruce Willis film cancelled after Fan Bingbing tax case

Bruce Willis film cancelled after Fan Bingbing tax case

A Chinese World War II epic featuring Hollywood A-listers Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody has been shelved after co-star Fan Bingbing was targeted by authorities for tax evasion, local media reported. Fan is one of China’s most high-profile celebrities, and has appeared in blockbusters “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and the Chinese version of “Iron […]

Cardi B wins big at the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

Posted by on 17/10/2018
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Cardi B wins big at the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

Cardi B wins big at the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

Cardi B was the big winner at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Miami Beach on Tuesday night. The 26-year-old rap star claimed four awards at the annual bash, including MVP of the Year, Best Featured Verse, Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style) and Hustler of the Year. After winning her four BET Awards, Cardi […]

Film lifts lid on Austria’s secretive Glock pistol empire

Posted by on 17/10/2018
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Film lifts lid on Austria’s secretive Glock pistol empire

Film lifts lid on Austria’s secretive Glock pistol empire

From Hollywood to hip hop, it’s the weapon that is wielded by cops and outlaws alike. The Glock pistol has achieved global cult status but the business is still shrouded in mystery in its native Austria. A new documentary about the Glock, titled “Weapon of Choice”, says that since it was invented in the early […]

Saudi Hollywood deal hit by Khashoggi disappearance

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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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 345 million euros in March as powerful […]

Richard Gere trolls Trump as he makes his TV debut

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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Richard Gere trolls Trump as he makes his TV debut

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 a story that relates to this crazy […]

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

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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Actress who helped trigger India’s #MeToo movement ‘inspired by God’

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,” Tanushree Dutta told Reuters. “All these women […]

Warner Bros set to remake Tom and Jerry

Posted by on 16/10/2018
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Warner Bros set to remake Tom and Jerry

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 productions are getting a revamp as Warner and Warner Animation Group (WAG) have recruited Chris Colombus – who has previously directed ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Pixels’ – for a ‘Scooby Doo’ adaptation and ‘Fantastic Four’ filmmaker, Tim Story, […]

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

Posted by on 15/10/2018
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‘Beautiful Boy’ tackles family’s battle with drug addiction

‘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 Boy” with the duo portraying a father and son struggling with the problem for years. Known for comedies like “Anchorman” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” as well as the darker “Foxcatcher”, Carell plays real-life American writer David Sheff […]

Chinese action debut, South Korean family drama win at Busan

Posted by on 14/10/2018
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Chinese action debut, South Korean family drama win at Busan

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 the top prize at Asia’s largest film festival, with judges lauding both for their “original” takes. “Savage”, from first-time Chinese director Cui Si-wei, pits a forest ranger against gold thieves in a snowy mountain range and won […]

India #MeToo claims bring halt to Bollywood blockbuster

Posted by on 13/10/2018
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India #MeToo claims bring halt to Bollywood blockbuster

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 claims against its director and his co-star to be “stringently” investigated. Star Akshay Kumar said he had requested that the making of “Housefull 4” be stopped following allegations against director Sajid Khan and one of the film’s […]

Forbidden City hosts record label’s 120th anniversary concert

Posted by on 11/10/2018
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Forbidden City hosts record label’s 120th anniversary concert

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 in the historic Forbidden City in Beijing. Once the seat of China’s emperors, the palace last played host to a classical music concert in 2001 when the Three Tenors-Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and the late Luciano Pavarotti-performed […]

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

Posted by on 10/10/2018
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Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record, urges people to vote

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 Awards on Tuesday where she used her platform to again urge her fans to get out and vote. The 28-year-old pop singer won a record fourth artist of the year trophy at the fan-voted American Music Awards, […]

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