He is basically saying that 'this blacklisting couldn't be true because New Line cast the movie'. In the 18 months we developed the 'Lord of the Rings' at Miramax, we had many casting conversations with Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and their executives. The statement further said that whilst Weinstein was not involved in the final casting, his claims that he had "bad experiences" working with Ashley and Mira meant that going forward, Peter ruled them out of the running.
Actress Jessica Chastain is all praises for Salma Hayek for speaking out against digraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. The 'Frida' actress recently claimed in an essay that she was forced to turn down a number of sexual advances made by the disgraced producer. While speaking about Hayek's claims, Chastain noted, What I got from that article is: Man, Salma Hayek, not only is she an incredible actress but what a great producer she is.
Over the last one year, the digital space has grown by leaps and bounds. With many A-list names experimenting with different ideas on this platform, it has become a burgeoning ground for diverse content and finite series. While many believe that top actors won't be willing to jump on the digital bandwagon immediately, Anil feels there's no reason to think that way. Somehow, this has extended my career by a few more years (smiles).
What is captivating about Shane Nigam is the elfin charm and unruly mop of hair. Shane is gearing up for the release of his film Eeda, in which he stars opposite Nimisha Sajayan. If there is star value, that works but not the sincerity and hard work that you put in. Life may have given him some hits but Shane is content with his journey and the trajectory his career is taking.
When JK Rowling defended the casting of Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, her fanbase, which is otherwise always cheering for her from the trenches, was left unhappy. Johnny, who is accused of domestic abuse against ex-wife Amber Heard, was seemingly given a clean chit. Johnny Depp should be allowed to do his job - it's good to see Rowling support him.
Ajay Devgn seems to have a completely packed calendar. Ajay has to also shoot for the third installment of Indra Kumar's Dhamaal series - Total Dhamaal - where his dates have to be adjusted with many people. Once Total Dhamaal releases on Diwali, Ajay will continuously be filming Tanaaji - The Unsung Hero, whose poster has already been put out in the media. Ajay will start working on his version of the Battle of Saragarhi titled Son of Sardar 2.
After all, Arjun Reddy pushed him into the limelight and made filmmakers from across the country stand up and take notice. Even the likes of Mani Ratnam and Shankar are said to have offered actor Vijay Deverakonda roles in their films. While the fate of that is unknown, the actor might just make his Tamil debut in a film to be helmed by director Anand Shankar, who made his debut with Vikram-starrer Inkokkadu.
Actor Naga Chaitanya has had quite a style makeover with time. On the sidelines of the launch of an exclusive men's jewellery range for Joyalukkas & Platinum Gold International, the actor says, I know associating men with jewellery is like an oxymoron!. I have been wearing jewellery since the last two years and believe that jewellery isn't just a woman thing anymore. Elaborating on his personal style in terms of jewellery, he shares, I like to keep it minimalistic and subtle.
After the success of the recent release Mental Madhilo, the team - producers Raj Kandukuri and Suresh Babu, and director Vivek Athreya - have decided to team up once again. Recently, their new film, titled Brochevarevaru Raa, was announced. The film will be a thriller and the team has already begun pre-production. The casting will begin soon, shares a member from the team.
After her last outing Julie 2, Raai Laxmi, has signed on another bilingual (Telugu-Tamil). The film, to be directed by Karri Balaji and produced by Raj Kumar, will also feature Anjali in a pivotal role. Talking about the film, Raj Kumar said, When Karri Balaji gave us a narration about the plot line, we were pleased. Since he has the experience of directing soap operas and short films, we wanted to do the film on a large scale.
After her impressive act in Paisa Vasool, Kyra Dutt will next sizzle in a special song in Ego. Ask the actress what prompted her to be part of a special number, she replies, The filmmakers approached me a few months back for the number. Shooting for special numbers has always been fun. Ask her what's her fascination with special songs, the actress replies, I believe it's the song that will first attract and draw the audience to the theatre.
Shraddha Kapoor was earlier training under Pullela Gopichand and Saina Nehwal to get her style right for the biopic being made on Saina. After a couple of injuries, Shraddha has now approached Jitesh Padukone from the Padukone Shuttlers Academy to learn better badminton for her character. Shraddha was taking a very long time to get the act right because it is not easy for any actress to look like a sportsperson.
Post the back-to-back success of his films Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Judwaa 2, Varun Dhawan is one of the most successful stars today. Alia Bhatt, Varun and Siddarth Malhotra made their debut with the film in 2012. Alia became so later on for her work and I wasn't critically acclaimed like her. Having said that, I received a lot of love from the audience and children. Varun, who has a fan following among kids, further says his upcoming film October is for the little ones.
If you need a godfather in the Hindi film industry, Salman Khan is the man. Informed sources from the Tiger team say that Salman insisted that Katrina be signed for the film. Salman put his foot down, arguing that only Katrina can play the lead in the sequel as she had done so in the first film. A source says, Previously, Jacqueline was supposed to work with Remo D'Souza and Salman on a dance film.
Matt Damon's latest comments on sexual misconduct has brought him a lot of backlash, and now, actress Alyssa Milano Alyssa Milano is speaking out in an open letter to him. JustJared.com reports that the Martian actor recently gave an interview in which he said that he believes there's a spectrum of behavior. Both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they shouldn't be conflated. Dear Matt Damon, It's the micro that makes the macro.
Apparently, the family had actually seen an early cut of the film while Carrie was still alive. They saw the scene in question back then, and say it wasn't nearly as gut-wrenching. The family enjoyed the tribute to Carrie at the end of the flick. Although it has already been announced that Carrie won't be in Episode IX, the family hopes Leia will continue to live on in the Star Wars world in some spirit.
Straight from his college, Vinaayak Sasikumar landed to the safety of a cushy MNC job in Chennai. One of the youngest lyricists in Malayalam cinema, Vinaayak is fully into writing, not just songs, he has in mind a good script too. The norm being composition first and lyrics second, usually, the lyricist has a tough task at hand. He got a call one fine morning and there they were; the director, composer Rahul Raj and Vinaayak to do some quick abracadabra.
After nine months since their split which was marred with accusations of domestic violence and cheating, the couple's divorce has finally been settled. The former couple will share custody of their six-year-old daughter Madison and they will split the profits from the sale of their home in Los Angeles. Mel will be paying Stephen $15,000 a month for the next three years, which amounts to $540,000 in spousal support.
Tina Dutta best known for her role of Iccha in Uttaran has always impressed the viewers with her kind and demure bahu clad in sarees/salwar on-screen. Currently, the actress is seen in Colors show, Suryaputra Shanidev. Bigg Boss 11 SHOCKING Elimination: Hiten Tejwani Gets Evicted!.