London, Feb 21 (ANI): Dakota Johnson has reportedly split from her rocker boyfriend Matthew Hitt. More »Has '50 Shades' star Dakota Johnson called it quits with beau Matthew Hitt?
REUTERS - "American Horror Story" actor Ben Woolf was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after being struck in the head by the side mirror of a passing car in Hollywood, police said on Friday. Woolf, who stands about four feet four inches (132 cm) tall and plays the character Meep on the FX channel show, was hit around 9 p.m. on Thursday, Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Jane Kim said. He was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, Kim said, though his current condition was not known. The Emmy-nominated "American Horror Story," by "Glee" creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck, takes on an anthology miniseries format, exploring a new storyline and cast of characters each season. More »"American Horror Story" actor Ben Woolf taken to hospital after accident
Bollywood’s Jagat Janani Anushka Sharma is on her toes promoting her upcoming movie NH10. Starring Neil Bhoopalam, NH10 is a thriller story about two friends who face numerous horrors on their road trip. Recently, Anushka was on the sets of television crime based show Savdhaan India for the promotion of NH10. According to Anushka Sharma, the reason to choose a show like Savdhaan India was the striking similarity between the concept of the episode and her movie’s storyline. More »Anushka Sharma Reveals The Plot Of NH10
Street Artist Plastic Jesus, known for his life size Oscar Statue remakes has placed a life-size Oscar statue on Hollywood Boulevard at La Brea Avenue. As the Oscar man is on his knees bending down to snort some cocaine. The statue is portrayed to take shots at the cocaine addiction many celebrities have had and many that still do. Plastic Jesus pulled a similar stunt when he placed an Oscar statue with a needle in his arm depicting the heroine addiction in the entertainment industry. More »Hollywood’s Wild Side: Cocaine Snorting Oscar Statue At Hollywood Boulevard
We saw a lot of Bollywood celebrities express their reaction on the whole AIB roast controversy. In a recent interview, Shah Rukh Khan made it pretty clear that he would not like to take any sides. When asked about the roast that involved Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and Karan Johar, SRK said that he does believe in humour, but he has become careful to use his words as an entertainer. “I am someone who has always believed in sense of humour. More »Shah Rukh Khan On The AIB Roast Controversy
The Queen Of Seduction is at it again in her very recent item number Desi Look from her upcoming much talked film Ek Paheli Leela. Earlier, we witnessed Sunny set the screen on fire with her moves in song Baby Doll and Pink Lips, and now Sunny’s “look” in Desi Look will surely make the song turn out to be a huge hit. Ek Paheli Leela also features actor Jay Bhanushali. More »Sunny Leone’s Hot Look In Desi Look Song From Ek Paheli Leela
In a shocking revelation, it has been brought to light that the procedures used to medically examine Salman Khan’s blood sample, pertaining to his 2002 hit-and-run case are decades old. The method used to measure alcohol in Salman’s blood sample has been dated back to 1959. The chemical analyst involved in Salman Khan’s case has been making shocking revelations ever since the case entered its final investigations. He revealed that the method used to test Salman Khan’s blood sample is called as modified diffusion oxidation method, which is in fact one of the oldest methods used. More »Salman Khan Hit And Run Case: A New Revealation Of Medical Procedures
The management of Maratha Mandir have decided to continue screening DDLJ after all. Only recently, the iconic Maratha Mandir decided to drop the curtains on DDLJ, which ran for more than 1000 weeks in the theatre. Maratha Mandir received a lot of letters from the fans, requesting them to continue showing the film. More »Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge To Continue Screening At Maratha Mandir
Badlapur, a crime thriller revenge saga starring Varun Dhawan started on a good note at the Box Office. Badlapur proved to be a successful image changer for the actor. In the gulf region, Badlapur was released on Thursday itself and received positive reactions from the audiences. More »Box Office: Varun Dhawan’s Badlapur Opens To A Good Start
Civil rights groups are calling for a boycott of Sunday's Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles to demand more diversity among Academy Awards voters after no actors from ethnic minority groups earned nominations this year, organizers said on Friday. Activist and political commentator Al Sharpton's National Action Network, civil rights group Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable said they would demonstrate on Sunday before the televised ceremony. More »Civil rights groups to protest Oscars over lack of diversity
By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - A Fort Worth jury has decided that a Texas woman was defrauded out of royalty rights to the tantalizing best-selling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" and stands to earn a large award, her lawyer said on Friday. Court papers showed that Jennifer Lynn Pedroza of Arlington was victorious in her lawsuit against former business partner Amanda Hayward of Australia, who the jury determined cut Pedroza out of rights to the lucrative book deal. Pedroza was part of The Writers Coffee Shop, a small independent publisher of ebooks, that originally published the “Fifty Shades” trilogy in 2011 as an e-book and print-on-demand book. The right to the books written by British author E.L. James were sold to Random House and the deal led to the sale of more than 100 million copies worldwide. More »Texas woman tricked out of 'Fifty Shades' royalties - court ruling
New rules will expand the number of contenders for top honors in the comedy and drama categories in television's annual Emmy Awards this year, organizers said on Friday. The Television Academy said it was making numerous revisions to the awards in order to reflect a changing television landscape. Comedy series will be defined by shows that are 30 minutes or shorter per episode, while drama series will be for shows over 30 minutes. Producers will be able to petition for eligibility in an alternative category, the Television Academy said. More »Emmy Awards to feature more contenders in comedy, drama categories
Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone's big-screen dramatization of U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's mass surveillance revelations will be released on Dec. 25, distributor Open Road Films said on Friday. "Snowden" will star Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. and British surveillance and electronic monitoring programs. Filming has begun in Munich and will move to other locations before its expected completion in May. Open Road Films is a joint venture by Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Theatres, part of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc . More »Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' film set for Christmas release
By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc , the streaming video pioneer that shook up Internet television with "House of Cards," loped into the heart of the Hollywood film world this awards season on the backs of some captivating mountain gorillas. In a sign of the company's ambitions, Netflix mounted a high-profile campaign to win the feature documentary category at Sunday's Academy Awards with "Virunga," the story of rare gorillas threatened by unrest and oil drilling in the Congo's Virunga National Park. It ran full-page ads in The New York Times, took over billboards in Hollywood, and hosted a screening attended by Bill and Hillary Clinton. Executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio helped promote the film. More »Netflix raises Oscar stakes with documentary contender 'Virunga'
The idea of Raees has been in the pipeline for Rahul Dholakia for more than a year. He had first approached SRK with the script more than a year ago and Shah Rukh agreed to do the film mid-way much to Rahul's delight. To his surprise, the King Khan not only remembered the first half of the document, but he also recalled certain aspects that Rahul himself had forgotten! According to Rahul, this reflects SRK's commitment to the film and his professionalism. More »Shah Rukh Khan Remembers Raees Script One Year Later!
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be next seen in Rahul Dholakia's Raees, in which he plays a Gujarati gangster and buzz has it that the film has been set in Gujarat as it revolves around the prohibition on alcohol in the state. Confirming the news, Dholakia said that they had wanted to make a film on prohibition and since Gujarat is the only state that has prohibition, they decided to set the story there. Apart from Khan, the film also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who plays a cop on the trail of the gangster. Incidentally, Gujarat is the only Indian state with a death penalty for makers and sellers of homemade liquor where fatalities are caused. More »'Raees' Revolves Around The Issue Of Prohibition In Gujarat?
Varun Dhawan's role in Badlapur has been touted as his best performance yet and the actor is naturally glad that the risk he took has paid off. From doing fun entertainers to this 'A' certified dark thriller, Varun's transformation has been intense. Varun has worked with four prolific directors so far. Varun was recently asked what stands out about Sriram. More »Varun Dhawan Now Considers Sriram Raghavan His Friend
Veteran actor Nana Patekar, who had made his directorial debut way back in 1991 with Prahaar, is planning to come back to direction soon, which we had reported a day ago. More »Nana Patekar Promises To Direct 'Ab Tak Chhappan 3'
While the film's pain-lashed topography in the first overture is exceptional -- with every vein on Varun Dhawan's temples ringing a bell -- the second overture gets audacious tongue-in-cheek, subversive and sometimes downright silly. Cast in the mould of the greatest redemptive dramas "Badlapur" has an ambitious ambiance of unmitigated doom irrigating almost every frame. More »'Badlapur': Leaves much to be desired (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2)
Warren Buffett's 2006 Cadillac attracted a high bid of $122,500, more than 10 times its market value, in a charity auction that concluded on Thursday night. A spokeswoman, Dana Kaufman, did not immediately identify the winner. Proceeds from the auction will go to Girls Inc of Omaha, Nebraska, the city where Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway Inc . It is raising money for an $18.5 million expansion of a facility in Omaha.Buffett's daughter, Susan, is a director of Girls Inc's national organization, and first lady Michelle Obama is honorary board chair. More »Warren Buffett's old Cadillac fetches $122,500 at auction
Britain's emerging talent kicked off the first day of London Fashion Week with designs featuring oversized coats, geometric shapes and voluminous skirts, amid hopes online demand for luxury goods is growing stronger. Delicate embroidered dresses paired with cropped jackets highlighted Turkish designer Bora Aksu's show on Friday, in colours of gold, dusty pinks and pale blue inspired by Irish writer Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and the Rose. Earlier, Korean-born designer Eudon Choi sent models down the runway in boxy leather jackets decorated with colourful geometric shapes, oversized scarves and floral printed flares. More than 5,000 buyers, journalists and bloggers have flocked to London to see emerging talent like Aksu and Choi showcase their designs alongside leading designers Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry's Christopher Bailey. More »London's fashion pack turns focus to business for online sales
By Balazs Koranyi TOKAJ, Hungary (Reuters) - Dubbed the "king of wines, the wine of kings" by Louis XV of France, Hungary's Tokaji wine is undergoing a makeover as the region hopes to regain fame lost in decades of mismanagement. Known for its exquisite sweet tipple, the eastern Hungarian wine region is clamping down on poor quality produce and establishing new standards as it tries to lure back high-end customers to arguably the best dessert wine in the world. More »Trip Tips: The "king of wines" gets ready for a makeover
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor-producer John Abraham, also brand ambassador for Skybags, is on a look-out for a creative designer for the next collection of the luggage brand under a digital campaign called "The Skybags Canvas Project". The activity is an online competition for anyone creatively inclined to design a vibrant pattern for a new collection of luggage from Skybags. More »John Abraham excited for 'The Skybags Canvas Project'
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who has produced the forthcoming TV show "Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane", says Ram Kapoor was the perfect choice for it. The "Bade Achhe Lagte Hain" star is heading back to television with "Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane", where he will play the role of Ram, who is on the brink of losing his terminally ill wife Anandita (played by Gurdeep Kohli) forever. "Ram Kapoor as himself was the perfect fit for the role that I had visualised, hence there was no requirement for him to lose weight. "Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane" will be aired on Sony Entertainment Television from March onwards. More »Ram Kapoor perfect for 'Dil Ki Baatein...': Mahesh Bhatt