20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

Los Angeles  2016 — – Twenty films submitted to represent their countries in the Motion Picture Academy’s Foreign Language Film category will be among the 34 motion pictures at the  which runs from October 24 to November 1 at the ArcLight Theater in Culver City. In association with CJ Entertainment, this year’s festival will include a special screening track […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz to star in horror pic with Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

Chloe Moretz is to join Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in the remaking of a classic horror film “Suspiria.” Based on the 1977 movie from Italian filmmaker Dario Argento, the story follows a young ballet dancer who travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe. Upon arrival, the girl is beset by a series of […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Allison Pataki’s 2014 novel “The Traitor’s Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America,” is heading onscreen, with Radar Pictures picking up the film and television rights, according to Variety. The book follows Peggy Shippen Arnold, who married Benedict Arnold in 1779 just before he betrayed America and turned to the British […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

Hopes fade for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

The chances of seeing Tim Burton’s eccentric ghost return to the big screen keep getting slimmer as the years go by. According to Michael Keaton, who played the legendary Beetlejuice, the much-rumored follow-up could already be dead and buried. “It’s possible that ship has sailed,” came Michael Keaton’s metaphorical reply when asked about the long-awaited […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Unreal’ TV series renewed for Season 3

‘Unreal’ TV series renewed for Season 3

The show about the surreal world about reality TV “Unreal” has been renewed for a third season. Cable network Lifetime made the announcement ahead of its Season 2 premiere June 6. The series stars Shiri Appleby as the TV producer of a reality dating show “Everlasting” who is tasked with manipulating the contestants to create […]

06.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Oscar winner Brie Larson in talks to play Captain Marvel

Oscar winner Brie Larson in talks to play Captain Marvel

Brie Larson is being eyed to bring one of Marvel’s most popular female superheroes to life on the big screen.   According to Variety, Larson, who just won the best actress Oscar for her role in “Room,” is the frontrunner for the role. The film script is being penned by “Inside Out” scribe Meg LeFauve and […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

New release date for ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

The release date for “Pitch Perfect 3” has been moved up a month from August to July 2017. According to Variety, the third installment of the film about an all-girls a capella singing group will hit theaters July 21, 2017, instead of its original release date of Aug. 4. Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Is Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?

Is Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?

Versatile Oscar-nominated actor, Michael Fassbender is in talks to play real-life serial killer, Jack Unterweger The film, “Entering Hades” is based on John Leake’s book about Unterweger, an Austrian journalist who led a secret double life – when he wasn’t investigating crimes, he was committing them. He murdered 11 people before being caught. According to Variety, the […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Oscars draws eight-year low US TV audience

Oscars draws eight-year low US TV audience

The ABC TV network said Monday 34. 34.3 million Americans watched the 2016 Oscars, the lowest ratings in eight years for the glitzy culmination to Hollywood’s annual awards season. Despite headlines generated by a race row embroiling the 88th Academy Awards, the audience was six percent down on last year’s 36.6 million in the same […]

01.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Clip of upcoming documentary on ballet’s “Bad Boy” revealed

Clip of upcoming documentary on ballet’s “Bad Boy” revealed

(Relaxnews) – A clip from the documentary “Dancer” about Ukrainian Sergei Polunin, known as the “bad boy of ballet,” is now available. Polunin has been described in the media as the “James Dean of the ballet world,” according to Variety, who spotted the story and clip. Oscar-nomine producer Gabrielle Tana met Polunin in 2012 just after he […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Online ·
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ headed to Broadway

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ headed to Broadway

(Relaxnews) – The hit Nickelodeon cartoon “SpongeBob SquarePants” is to inspire a stage show that will bow next year in Chicago before moving on to New York. Several big names in music are set to contribute original songs, including David Bowie, Steven Tyler, Cyndi Lauper, The Flaming Lips and John Legend, reports Variety. Tina Laudau (“The […]

31.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chris Hemsworth cast in “Ghostbusters” Entertainment – Cinema

Chris Hemsworth cast in “Ghostbusters” Entertainment – Cinema

(Relaxnews) – Chris Hemsworth has been signed up to star in the new “Ghostbusters” movie. The Australian actor will join a stellar cast including Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon on set, Variety reports. Hemsworth, who is known for his work in action adventure epics such as “Thor”, is set to play the role […]

11.06.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Portman to star as Jackie Kennedy in new film: Variety

Portman to star as Jackie Kennedy in new film: Variety

(AFP) – Natalie Portman will star in a biopic of former US first lady Jackie Kennedy that covers the four days after her husband’s assassination, trade magazine Variety reported on Thursday. The film, “Jackie”, starts at the point when US president John F. Kennedy was shot dead in November 1963. “” ‘Jackie’ talks about the […]

14.05.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Daniel Radcliffe, Bill Paxton to star in BBC movie about ‘Grand Theft Auto’

Daniel Radcliffe, Bill Paxton to star in BBC movie about ‘Grand Theft Auto’

(Relaxnews) – Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton have been tapped to star in the BBC TV movie “Game Changer,” the story of both the creators and the foes behind the video game “Grand Theft Auto.” The 90-minute drama focuses on Sam Houser (Radcliffe) and his cohort of British gaming pros, according to Variety. “Grand Theft Auto” […]

22.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Former NBA player Stephon Marbury to star in biopic

Former NBA player Stephon Marbury to star in biopic

(Relaxnews) – A biopic of Stephon Marbury, the former NBA star who became a Chinese basketball champion, will go into production in the next year, according to Variety. The production is part of a five-film deal between Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and China’s Beijing Hairun Pictures. It was announced at the Beijing International Film Festival, which […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Furious 7’ off the mark with $15.8m debut

‘Furious 7’ off the mark with $15.8m debut

(Relaxnews) – Action movie “Furious 7” heads into its opening weekend with $15.8m already under its belt. In comparison, “Fast and Furious 6” made $6.5m on its opening night, though with 2,409 10pm showings compared to the 3,069 April 2 showings of “Furious 7” which, by contrast, started at 7pm, remarks Variety. A RelishMix report carried […]

03.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for ‘Alice’?

Could Julianne Moore finally win Oscar for ‘Alice’?

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Julianne Moore scored her fifth Oscar nomination Thursday — and some say her role as a professor with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice” could finally bring her a golden statuette. In her latest movie, the radiant 54-year-old redhead plays a woman who has everything — love, children and a career, […]

17.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘The Accountant’ with Ben Affleck grows its cast

‘The Accountant’ with Ben Affleck grows its cast

(Relaxnews) – Cynthia Addai-Robinson, who plays Amanda Waller on the CW series “Arrow,” has boarded the upcoming feature from Gavin O’Connor. The actress will play a Treasury Department analyst, according to Variety, and will share the screen with Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick (“Into the Woods”), J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) and Jon Berenthal (“The Walking Dead,” “Fury”). […]

07.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Natalie Portman turns down role in Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman turns down role in Steve Jobs biopic

(Relaxnews) – After entering negotiations just before Thanksgiving, Natalie Portman has declined the offer to play the female lead in Danny Boyle’s movie, Variety announced. The film had already suffered a series of setbacks after both Leonardo Di Caprio and Christian Bale turn down the main role. The biopic was also picked up by Universal […]

‘Wonder Woman’ film taps ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ director

‘Wonder Woman’ film taps ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ director

(Relaxnews) – Frontrunner for the director’s position on “Wonder Woman” is Michelle MacLaren, who has steered “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and “Game of Thrones.” Having directed eleven episodes over four seasons of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” run, MacLaren also has considerable experience as a producer on both “Breaking Bad” (for which she won two Emmys) […]

13.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
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