Hollywood actor Hank Azaria apologised for his racist portrayal of Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on the long-running hit sitcom "The Simpsons". The character of Apu received harsh criticism due to the racial stereotype portrayed and the fact that he was voiced by a Caucasian actor. Azaria further said that the character has been the reason behind many racially motivated crimes against Indians living in America.
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Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock has said that he was considering to run for US Presidential elections in future. The Hollywood megastar said, "I do have that goal to unite our country and I also feel that if that is what people want, the I will do that". The statement has come following the consumer trends company Piplsay's public poll that indicated 46% Americans would vote for Johnson.
In another setback to theatrical releases, Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise's much-awaited flick 'Top Gun: Maverick’ has been postponed to November 19 release. A sequel of the 1986 blockbuster 'Top Gun', the movie was earlier scheduled for release in July by Paramount Pictures as the biggest summer release. Moreover, Cruise's seventh installment of the iconic 'Mission: Impossible', earlier slated for November 19, has now been pushed to May 2022… read-more
Actor David Schwimmer confirmed that the shoot of 'Friends Reunion' will start next week while in conversation with Graham Norton. The actor played the character of Ross Geller on the hit sitcom. Schwimmer also confirmed that the interaction will be unscripted and the actors will not be playing their characters. The reunion episode was supposed to be filmed in March 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic.
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Hollywood veteran actor Johnny Depp's Hollywood Hills residence in California witnessed an intruder, as an unidentified man was spotted in his backyard near the pool. As per reports, the intruder was showering when the local cops arrived and refused to open the door. Besides, the accused drank liquor from Depp's in-house bar. Reportedly, this is the second trespassing instance at Depp's house with last being a woman in January.
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Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has accused actor Brad Pitt of domestic violence, about which she claims to have proof as well. Reportedly, her documents filed in court also states that even the couple's children are ready to testify against Brad. However, sources said that this could be another instance where Angelina was making "unsubstantiated" claims against Brad. Moreover, the sources added that the motive of the new development is only… read-more
Hollywood director Spike Lee has become the first black person to head the prestigious Cannes Film Festival jury. Known for films like 'Do the Right Thing' and 'BlacKkKlansman' premiered at Cannes, Lee will be the President of Jury for 74th Cannes. Besides, the festival's President Pierre Lescure thanked Lee for his loyalty by taking the position in times of uncertainty. The pandemic-delayed festival is slated to take place from July 6-17.… read-more
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The Universal Studios on March 5 announced that the release of 'Fast and Furious' franchise's latest installment 'F9' has been postponed to June 25. As per Universal, it is eyeing on a summer rebound when coronavirus vaccine will be extensively available and more people will be willing to visit the theatres. The Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez-starrer movie, originally scheduled for worldwide release in April 2019, has already been… read-more
Harry Potter-famed actor Emma Watson's agent created an emotional upheaval among her fans after stating that the actress has "given up acting". As the news spread like a wildfire, Emma's manager at Untitled Entertainment later denied it saying, "Emma's social media accounts are dormant but her career isn't." Last seen in 2019-released 'Little Women', Emma has currently subsided herself from the reports and screens. Meanwhile, her fans have… read-more
Warner Bros. India has announced that its much-awaited project 'Godzilla vs. Kong' will be releasing in four languages in India. Preponed from its April release date, the sci-fi movie will now hit screens on March 31 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Besides, viewers can also stream the flick on the streaming service HBO Max. Directed by Adam Wingard, the movie stars actors like Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown and Rebecca Hall. … read-more