Netflix announces five India Originals,  SRK, Anushka to produceInfotainment

Netflix announces five India Originals, SRK, Anushka to produce

Streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday unveiled their new slate of Original series with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma attached as producers on two different projects. According to Netflix, Shah Rukh’s Red Chillies Entertainment will produce zombie horror “Betaal”,…

Austin Butler to play Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopicInfotainment

Austin Butler to play Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic

Director Baz Luhrmann has roped in actor Austin Butler to play music legend Elvis Presley in a biopic for Warner Bros. Hollywood veteran Tom Hanks is playing Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, in the movie and the studio decided to…

Dwayne Johnson thinks a black  Superman movie might happen soonInfotainment

Dwayne Johnson thinks a black Superman movie might happen soon

Superhero movies are all the rage these days. While the genre is not exactly known for its diversity and representation of marginalised groups, it is changing for good year-on-year. Dwayne Johnson is one of the recent A-listers to enter the…

SRK to be honoured with honorary doctorateInfotainment

SRK to be honoured with honorary doctorate

Australian University La Trobe will award Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan with an honorary doctorate at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, in recognition of his efforts to support underprivileged children, his unwavering dedication to the fight for women’s empowerment…

Unmade Spider-Man 4 Movie Still Haunts Sam RaimiInfotainment

Unmade Spider-Man 4 Movie Still Haunts Sam Raimi

Filmmaker Sam Raimi wanted to make a fourth Spider-Man movie, following his Tobey Maguire-fronted trilogy, but the film did not receive the go-ahead after the critical mauling of the third film. Raimi directed the original Spider-Man trilogy and post the…

Can’t take Mark seriously as the Hulk: Lou FerrignoInfotainment

Can’t take Mark seriously as the Hulk: Lou Ferrigno

The Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno says he cannot take Mark Ruffalo’s portrayal of Marvel superhero the Hulk “seriously”. Ferrigno portrayed the green-skinned alter-ego of Dr David Banner (Bill Bixby) in 1978 CBS television series The Incredible Hulk. He said…

James Bond 25 will reportedly star Lashana Lynch as next 007Infotainment

James Bond 25 will reportedly star Lashana Lynch as next 007

The next James Bond film is reportedly set to include a massive change for the long running spy series – a woman playing 007. There has been much debate as to who will replace Daniel Craig, after he announced he…

Robbie Williams was ‘unable to leave sofa  for three years’ due to agoraphobiaInfotainment

Robbie Williams was ‘unable to leave sofa for three years’ due to agoraphobia

Robbie Williams once turned down a £15million offer to host American Idol as he was in the grips of agoraphobia. The chart-topping singer may have an exuberant public persona but it has been hiding the debilitating disorder, that saw him…

Anand Mahindra confirms Anand Kumar refused  donationInfotainment

Anand Mahindra confirms Anand Kumar refused donation

Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra has shared an anecdote about an interaction he’d had with mathematician Anand Kumar, on whose life the recent film Super 30 is based. Reacting to an article in which Kumar had claimed he’d turned…

The moon landing was a giant leap for movies, tooInfotainment

The moon landing was a giant leap for movies, too

In 1964, Stanley Kubrick, on the recommendation of the science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, bought a telescope. “He got this Questar and he attached one of his cameras to it,” remembers Katharina Kubrick, the filmmaker’s stepdaughter. “On a night where…