Viola Davis makes Emmy history

Viola Davis makes Emmy history

(Los Angeles, Sept 21, 2015 (AFP)-AFP) – Viola Davis made Emmy history on Sunday when she won the award for best actress in a drama series, becoming the first black woman to take the honor in the prestigious category. Davis, who triumphed for her starring role as law school professor Annalise Keating in ABC’s “How […]

21.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Some fun facts about the 2015 Oscars

Some fun facts about the 2015 Oscars

(Hollywood, United States-AFP) – The 87th Academy Awards takes place Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Here AFP looks at some facts and figures about this year’s extravaganza: ALL WHITE Every single one of the 20 acting nominees is white, for only the second time in nearly two decades. The last time there were […]

21.02.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Young trio join ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Young trio join ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

(Relaxnews) – Jean Grey, Cyclops and Storm have been recast as part of a new generation of superheros in 2016′s next “X-Men” film. Director Bryan Singer broke the news on Twitter, introducing Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp in key roles. Turner will play telepath Jean Grey aka Phoenix (previously Famke Janssen), Sheridan the conventional […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
From Arnie to Zsa Zsa: the immigrant road to Hollywood

From Arnie to Zsa Zsa: the immigrant road to Hollywood

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Arnold Schwarzenegger famously made it big in Hollywood from humble — and foreign — beginnings. But he was hardly the first newcomer to strike gold in Tinseltown. From Charlie Chaplin’s 1917 film “The Immigrant” to 1990′s hit “Green Card” and 2011′s “A Better Life,” the story of Tinseltown has long been a […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Morphed photos of Hollywood celebrities help explain how we recognize each other: study

Morphed photos of Hollywood celebrities help explain how we recognize each other: study

(Relaxnews) – Photos of the faces of Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry were morphed together in a bioengineering experiment to determine how neurons react to ambiguous faces when individuals try to decipher identity. “We are constantly bombarded with noisy and ambiguous sensory information and our brain is constantly making decisions based on such limited data,” […]

29.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Health & Fitness, Hollywood Stars ·
‘That dress’ designer revealed as Mrs. Clooney shows fashion force

‘That dress’ designer revealed as Mrs. Clooney shows fashion force

(ROME-AFP) – The designer of the thigh-flashing dress with which the new Mrs. Clooney wowed the crowds in Venice at the weekend was revealed Monday as Italian haute couture star Giambattista Valli. Amal Alamuddin, the lawyer who wed the Hollywood star on Saturday, spent most of her first full day of married life in a […]

US TV season rich in mystery and horror

US TV season rich in mystery and horror

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – As American TV viewers await the Emmy Awards honoring last year’s programs, the new season opened this summer and it is rich in stars, horror and mystery. The glitzy names being served up include the likes of Steven Soderbergh, Clive Owen, Guillermo del Toro, Liv Tyler and Halle Berry. One program, “The […]

25.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Spielberg developing series based on ‘Minority Report’

Spielberg developing series based on ‘Minority Report’

(Relaxnews) – The filmmaker and prolific TV producer has brought in “Godzilla” screenwriter Max Borenstein to write a series based on his 2002 sci-fi action movie, according to the Wrap. Adapted from the eponymous short story by Philip K. Dick, “Minority Report” was well received by audiences and critics. Headlined by Tom Cruise and Colin […]

22.08.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
The best US eateries for dining alongside Ashton Kutcher and Drake

The best US eateries for dining alongside Ashton Kutcher and Drake

(Relaxnews) – Want to dine like the stars or increase your odds of seeing one? Urbanspoon has collected the best restaurants for celebrity sightings in a culinary map to the stars. Compiled from user data, reviews and expert commentary, the list of top 50 restaurants and cafes for star-gazing spans nine cities across the US, including […]

“X-Men” scores franchise best atop US box office

“X-Men” scores franchise best atop US box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The mutant superheroes from the latest blockbuster “X-Men” film pulverized rivals at North America’s box office this weekend to record the franchise’s biggest ever opening, industry figures showed Monday. “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” a time-bending movie already a hit with critics, debuted with a three-day $90.8 milllion, or $110.6 million including […]

28.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Brad Pitt could headline ‘True Detective’ season 2

Brad Pitt could headline ‘True Detective’ season 2

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood A-lister is reportedly among candidates to take over from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in the second season of HBO’s crime series. Officially, the premium cable network has yet to order the second season of “True Detective,” but speculation abounds nonetheless. According to some sources, HBO is waiting to read the […]

19.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Under the Dome’ to return June 30, ‘Extant’ to premiere days later

‘Under the Dome’ to return June 30, ‘Extant’ to premiere days later

(Relaxnews) – At the TCA Press Tour, CBS announced that its new sci-fi thriller “Extant” will air on July 2, a few days after the Season Two premiere of “Under the Dome.” Both shows are produced by Steven Spielberg. Last September 16, “Under the Dome” ended its first season with a terrible cliffhanger. CBS will […]

18.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
TV stars to watch in 2014

TV stars to watch in 2014

(Relaxnews) – After a particularly rich and exciting year of TV in 2013, networks are planning to outdo themselves once again in 2014, and they couldn’t do this without the help of the stars. Whether returning to the small screen or making their first appearance, these actors are bound to have viewers talking next year. […]

26.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
‘Oz’ conjures up more N. America box office magic

‘Oz’ conjures up more N. America box office magic

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Big-budget 3D fantasy adventure flick “Oz the Great and Powerful” for a second straight weekend was the top film at North American movie houses, earning $42.2 million, industry estimates showed. Starring James Franco as a circus magician who ends up on the Yellow Brick Road, “The Wizard of Oz” prequel had a […]

17.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Get the body: Halle Berry’s sexy shoulders and back

Get the body: Halle Berry’s sexy shoulders and back

(Relaxnews) – From her coveted Academy Award for best actress to her enviable bikini body, Halle Berry seems to have it all. On August 14, Berry turns 46, so what better way to celebrate than to hit the gym, Bond-girl style, with a few fitness tips from her trainer Hally Pasternak. The actress is reportedly […]

15.08.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·