HindustanTimes Mon,21 Apr 2014


Rihanna to star as first black lead in 3D animated film

R&B star Rihanna is all set to star in Home, which will be the first 3D animated film to have a black lead character.

Despite leak, Quentin Tarantino editing The Hateful Eight script

The 51-year-old American film director, who hosted a star-studded reading of the leaked script in Los Angeles, said that he is working on a second draft and will do a third draft as well. The script may hopefully be seen as a film as well.

Technology controls our lives: interview with Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman

Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman don’t give many interviews. One of the rare occasions was when  HT’s film critic, Anupama Chopra, spoke to the two for their upcoming film, Transcendence.

Kirsten Dunst: casting couch victims 'court that stuff'

In an interview with W Magazine guest editor Sofia Coppola, Dunst said she doesn't have much sympathy for actors who find themselves the victims of lecherous bigwigs looking to trade sex for roles.

Marisa Tomei feels she's too old to play Gaga

Marisa Tomei believes she isn't the right person to essay Lady Gaga in a movie on the Poker face singer's life. Nevertheless, she is flattered that Gaga wants her to take on the role.

Robin Williams in talks to reprise Mrs Doubtfire role

Williams starred in Mrs Doubtfire as struggling actor Daniel Hillard, a father of three who disguised himself as Scottish nanny, Mrs Doubtfire, to spend time with his kids. The former wife of Williams' Daniel was played by Sally Field. Pierce Brosnan also starred.

DiCaprio to go from Wall Street to the wilderness

The plot of the film is based on the true story of Hugh Glass, a fur trapper whose fellow travelers stripped him of his belongings and left him for dead after he was mauled by a bear. The feature will explore the protagonist's survival and his revenge.

X-Men director Bryan Singer accused of drugging, raping teenage boy

Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit which was filed weeks before the release of Singer's upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Helen Mirren to work with Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston

Veteran British actress Helen Mirren is in talks to co-star with Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston in Trumbo, a biopic on the life of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.

Paul Walker's brothers to help finish Fast & Furious

Paul Walker's brothers are stepping in to help finish filming on Fast & Furious 7. Caleb Walker and Cody Walker have been enlisted to complete their brother's action scenes and "fill in small gaps left in production".

Divergent book to be split into two films

The big screen adaptation of Allegiant, the third and final in the Divergent book trilogy, will be split into two parts.

David Fincher exits Steve Jobs biopic?

Filmmaker David Fincher is reportedly out of negotiations to direct an untitled Steve Jobs biopic. The studio is apparently replacing the director after he demanded a hefty $10 million payday.

MTV Movie Awards 2014: of big wins and a striptease

MTV Movie Awards 2014 were one to grab eyeballs like no other. Here are some highlights from the glittering, starry ceremony.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire wins best movie at MTV Awards

Jennifer Lawrence starrer adventure film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was awarded the Movie of The Year award at MTV Video Music Awards.

Captain America soars above Rio 2 birds to win box office

Marvel's red-white-and-blue superhero soared to a second straight box office win in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, beating out new animated movie Rio 2, the story of a family of Brazilian birds on a trip to the Amazon.
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