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HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014

Hollywood

Robin Williams, a comic supernova felled by depression

Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

Robin Williams found dead at home

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams died from suspected suicide on Monday after a battle with depression, triggering an outpouring of anguished tributes to one of the most beloved entertainers of his generation.

Funnyman Robin Williams gave comedy a darker edge

Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams shot to fame for his madcap stand-up act and his offbeat alien Mork, but his most famous roles showed a depth of pain behind the comedian's mask.

Fault in Our Stars actors Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort among Teen Choice Awards winners

The actors were honoured with several prizes at August 10 extravaganza, including choice drama movie actor and breakout movie star for Elgort and choice drama and action movie actor for Divergent star Woodley.

Daniel Radcliffe not proud of his Harry Potter portrayal

While discussing Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince, the actor asserted that he hated himself in it. His acting, he felt, was very one note and he could see he got content with it and what he was trying to do just didn't come across.

I thought I was Hollywood's prettiest actress: Julia Roberts

"I've never been chosen as 'one of the top-five hottest actresses in a bikini'. And honestly, it's a godsend. When I was younger, I'd think, 'Oh, I'm the prettiest one. It's not Halle Berry. It's not!' But it is, you know?" Julia Roberts said.

As time goes by: Hollywood classic Casablanca's iconic piano up for sale

The piano that was almost a character in the 1942 Michael Curtiz-directed film will be up for auction at New York's Bonhams this November. The piano is expected to fetch a seven-figure sum.

Hollywood Part 2: the cult of sequels

If that film looks familiar there's a reason: Hollywood is relying more than ever on the cash cow that is the safe-bet sequel. From X-Men to Transformers to Planet of the Apes, this season's blockbusters increasingly are sequels -- and sequels of sequels -- to escape ever more unwelcome financial risks.

Terminator 5 christened Genisys: Arnold Schwarzenegger

The upcoming fifth instalment in the Terminator series will be called Genisys, reveals the franchise’s star Arnold Schwarzenegger.

After 50 Shades of Grey, a thriller on Jamie Dornan's mind

Jamie Dornan, 32, will play UN commander Pat Quinlan, caught in the Democratic Republic of Congo in The Siege of Jadotville, to be directed by debutante Richie Smyth.

Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o are Vanity Fair's best dressed

Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong'o, both Oscar-winning actors and favourites on Hollywood's red carpet, made Vanity Fair's  2014 international best dressed list on Wednesday and Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, was named to its Hall of Fame.

James Cameron's deepsea voyage splashes into theaters

Deepsea Challenge chronicles Cameron's submarine descent into the western Pacific's Mariana Trench, a barren underwater moonscape where "squid worms" and other creatures flit past the window on the record-breaking odyssey.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies takes a bite out of Austen

Actor Sam Riley, best known forhis role in the 2007 Ian Curtis biopgraphical Control, will reportedly romance Downton Abbey star Lily James in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Night at the Museum 3 trailer released

Formally called Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, the drama-fantasy film again stars Ben Stiller as night-shift security guard in a museum where exhibits come alive at night. The film releases in December this year.

The Fault In Our Stars to be remade in Bollywood

Fox Star Studios on Wednesday announced that a Bollywood remake of Hollywood movie The Fault In Our Stars is in the pipeline.
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