Read more on "Highlander Reboot Loses another Star Power" »
Sony Entertainment’s upcoming flick, Highlander reboot has hit a roadblock again after its lead star, Ryan Reynolds of Green Lantern fame, left the team. In a similar dramatic outcome, director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo had earlier left the team, citing creative differences.
According to inside reports, the new director of the sci-fi flick would now be able to cast a new face for the film, rather than carry on with the actor decided by his earlier colleague. This would also offer freedom to the new director on several grounds, without sticking to the casting choice of an erstwhile director.
Reynolds joined the team to play the immortal sword-wielding Scottish hero, Connor McLeod, on screen. The immortal hero led a brave front against the brutal and evil Barbarian forces under the leader Kurgan.
However, sources are telling that leaving the flick would not hurt the career progress of Reynolds. The actor would be seen in upcoming ‘Selfless’, a thriller by Tarsem Singh. It is to be released on September next year. Apart from this, the star has also bagged a role opposite to Jeff Bridges in R.I.P.D by Universal and even lending voices to the main character of ‘Turbo’.
Highlander reboot is penned down by Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. The latest draft of the script was figured by Noah Oppenheim. Apart from them, Melissa Rosenberg also contributed to the script in 2011, while Justin Jin was initially raked up to direct the movie in 2009.
For the time being, everyone is waiting to hear the name of the new director’s choice as the main hero of the film.
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Read more on "‘Man of Steel’ Storms Box Office, Excellent Weekend with $125 million" »
“Man of Steel” stormed box office with mind $113 M in its opening weekend. The film held up excellently during the weekend and by Sunday, the Warner Bros. superhero film grossed more than what the trade experts was expecting, in the first weekend. However, experts believed that the latest flick would have earned approximately $75 to $130 M in its initial weekend, the film stood up to their expectations in a single weekend and managed about $12 million extra from screenings held on Thursday. This makes the movie earn $125 M in domestic box office.
Previous big ticket movie ‘This is the End’, released this month and its weekend collection was $20.5 M. James Franco, Jonah Hill and Seth Rogen, starrer made $32.8 million this month. On the other hand, ‘Now You See Me’ banked $10 million in its third weekend and crossed the mark of $80 M.
‘Man of Steel’ also snatched away “Toy Story 3’s record of leading opening of June. The movie earned $110.3 M in June 2010. ‘Superman Returns ‘, the earlier Superman flick, banked $52.5 M in 2006.
Critics were of the opinion that retelling Superman’s back-story, starring Henry Cavill and Amy Adams essaying the roles of Superman and Lois Lane respectively, got the proper formula. This has resulted in the second biggest opening of the year only after ‘Iron Man 3’.
‘Man of Steel’ also performs widely in the foreign countries. This film banked $71.6 M from twenty four 24 territories in India, UK, Philippines and Malaysia,. This superhero flick, starring Henry Cavill, is going to open in twenty seven more countries in the next weekend. Experts believed that good reviews would help the film to achieve worldwide success.
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Read more on "Which Character Has Its Turn Now, In True Blood Season 6" »
The new season of HBO series, True Blood Season 6, will have an unnatural ending this time. According to sources, the authorities are going to introduce a radical change than other seasons and have introduced a twist, murdering one of the main characters of the series.
True Blood series usually associates with lots of bloodshed and murder, involving gruesome attack of vampires in various ways. However, the leading characters tend to escape the wrath of these deadly beasts at the end, emerging as heroes. However, sources are telling that this time the scenario is going to change and one of the lead characters of this season of the series would face a tragic end.
The HBO premier is going to hit on June 6, this Sunday, with a heart rendering sixth session of the series. As the story continued, Bill was seen to chug an entire vile of vampire goddess blood of Lilith. But, things have certainly reached heightened levels due to Sookie’s ex-flame. This season of the flick will mark erratic behavior, insane vision and even new powers that Bill has to deal with.
Season 6 will deal with Bills new challenges and Sookie’s strategies to maintain distance from her ex, while dealing with the onslaughts of deadly vampires in the town of Bon Temp.
So, it would certainly be an interesting 6th season of True Blood, which is going to bring an end to one of the lead characters and make the plot more intense. The series is starting this Sunday at 9 PM on one of the favoring channels, HBO.
Read more on "Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus Stealing the Show" »
Rumor mills are back into business about growing fondness between teenage sensations, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus after they were spotted together and spending flirtatious moments at a hotspot in L.A., this weekend. According to sources, the two celebrities were enjoying flirting with each other. They even left Roosevelt Hotel together at around 2 in the morning.
The two celebrities were seemingly enjoying the company of each other and were at an extremely flirting mood. Although they are friends from a long time, recent reports are suggesting that their fondness may have turned into something special in between the two.
According to reports on TMZ, the two met each other at a celebrity hang-out at Beacher’s Madhouse. Eye witnesses told that Miley arrived the venue at designated time and she is even a regular attendant of the party. However, Bieber arrived the spot at around 1:50 AM and headed straight towards the table where Miley was enjoying with her pals.
Eye witnesses even said that the duo enjoyed some time at the party but left the place before anyone could make out their headouts. However, sources confirmed reports that the two celebrities had spend entire time with each other after Bieber’s leopard spotted Audi was tracked down to leave Miley’s home at Los Angeles after few hours.
With recent reports of the teenage pop sensation involving in rash driving, many had turned towards the growing restlessness of this talented artiste. With this report coming into the foray one might be assured that Miley may be able to leash Bieber and pursue him to behave normally in the future.
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Read more on "Photographer Sues Bieber and His Bodyguard" »
A professional photographer, Jeffrey Binion, has sued Justin Bieber and Hugo Hesny, one of his bodyguards for allegedly beating him up and snatching the memory card from his camera at gunpoint. According to the photographer, the attack has resulted in deep mental anguish, suffering and pain, apart from grievous physical injury.
According to reports on TMZ, the photographer filed a report with police against the teenage pop sensation and one of his bodyguards on June 5, after he was allegedly attacked under coordinated instructions from Bieber. Binion alleged that he is not a paparazzo, rather a professional photographer and was trying to take pictures of the teenager outside a recording studio at Miami.
In addition, Adler has also claimed that the bodyguard does not have necessary license to work at any region of Florida, nor possesses any permit to carry weapons. Adler is highly renowned to have handled various cases against Paulina Rubio, Jason Kidd and even Rosie O’Donnell.
The professional photographer also added that Justin Bieber has grown into an adult now and need to deal every thing in a matured manner. He would required lessons and should be made to understand that he cannot harm innocent people with the help of his bodyguards. He must learn to take responsibility and change his approach towards photographers. He also maintained that the lawsuit against Bieber and his bodyguard is a step to send the pop sensation a stern message to control himself in future.
Bieber and his bodyguards had also been involved in other four incidents of similar nature in the region of Miami, last week.
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Read more on "Christina Aguilera Backing Sasha Allen of Team Shakira" »
Sasha Allen from team Shakira’s ‘The Voice’ has found support from superstar Christina Aguilera as she storms into the semi-final round of NBC singing competition. Sasha is presently associated with team Shakira. She revealed that she had picked up singing and performing tips from the superstar.
According to reports from AccessHollywood.com, Sasha told a group of reporters that Christina had tweeted her and has even cheered her up and motivated to win the competition.
The competitor was able to enthrall the crowd with a commendable stage performance on ‘The Voice’ this Monday through Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats”. The overall performance has been able to leave a mark on almost everybody that depicted her talent of singing and even on-stage performance.
Sasha also told the reporters that she believes on hard work. All through these long years of singing and doing tours with Christina she has come to understand the importance of dedication, repetition and hard work.
Her electrifying performance on the stage has really left the crowd go mad when she started to thrill them with her performance in a full length red dress, which she ripped off at one stage to reveal her sexy outfit I black and boots over-the-knee to charge up the environment and her performance as well.
The singer said that she was excited to get good reviews from every quarter for her song and performance. A mother of two children, Sasha told that she was confident that she still appear sexy on-stage and can take the crowd for a ride with electrifying performances.
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Read more on "Suicide Attempt Drove Paris Jackson to Hospital" »
The 15 year old daughter of late pop sensation Michael Jackson, Paris, is hospitalized following rumors of attempted suicide. According to reports, the teenager was undergoing huge depression after her father’s death and was also to testify before the court related to the case.
The teenager was rushed to the hospital after it was reported that she had cut her arm after locking herself at her bedroom. Paris’ mother, Debbie Rowe confirmed the reports. According to her, it was usual stuff of teenage depression.
Recently, the teenage was reported to be having a tough time with the elders of her family who were opposed to her growing fondness of Alice Cooper, the Gothic rock singer. An inside source told the media that the incident occurred after Paris was told that she would be allowed to attend Dope Show hitmaker’s concert at Gibson Amphitheater.
Meanwhile sources are also telling that recently Paris had vented some of the weird cryptic in her tweets over a popular social networking site where she stated unusual scribbles like, “I wonder why tears are salty?” and “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away now it looks as though they’re here to stay.”
The family of Jackson is presently going through a tough phase with their high-profile court case involving a lawsuit of wrongful death against AEG Live. The organizers are accused by the family to have hired a disgraced physician who delivered a lethal dose containing Propofol that led to the death of the King of Pop.
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Read more on "Brad Pitt’s Going to Bang this Summer with World War Z" »
Brad Pitt starred World War Z is certainly being claimed to be the upcoming most successful hit. The film is going to trigger ripple across the country. The film made by Marc Forster was premiered at the event of big black carpet at Leicester Square, London. It is to hit the theaters on June 21.
While mentioning about the future claims, both the director and the actor refrained from making any inside joke or even laugh. Brad plays the lead character in the movie that has a gripping story to intrigue the tension of audiences in the story. According to the duo, the movie is a complete popcorn and is even compared to Independence Day. In addition, audiences can be rest assured that films of Foster does not flag, but are highly entertaining in nature. The film has been selected as the opening one for 35th Moscow International Film Festival.
In addition, Paramount Pictures and the director himself added speculation of future collaborations to bring out a trilogy of the series. However, according to reports, Paramount Pictures has brought about certain changes related to the movie. The zombie outbreak is supposedly projected in mainland China, with a vision to catch the market of the country.
Sources also reveal that various scenes from Budapest were also dropped from the final release-version in order to tone down the political connotation of the movie. This has been deliberately done with a view of accessing a favorable and friendly summer market for the blockbuster across the world.
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Read more on "Johnson Confronts Beiber, Calls Him Names" »
Recently, Justin Bieber was confronted by K. Johnson in a locality and was called names for creating trouble and panic among the residents.
Keyshawn Johnson is often known for his strong stands in favor of what he feels. The star player makes a point with his ‘no nonsense attitude’ and is even found to voice his protest against any misadventure or wrong and unjust things in real life – be it about himself, or regarding any other celebrity. This might have turned out to be a nightmare for teen star Justin Bieber who was confronted by Johnson of being irresponsible and causing nuisance to the residents of the locality.
According to reports, the teen star was confronted by Keyshawn recently for creating nuisance in the locality by driving at extremely frantic movements. However, when Bieber’s car was intercepted by Johnson, the teenage heart-throb immediately changed sides from the driver’s seat to a passenger seat trying to fool Keyshawn and creating a false impression that he was not responsible for the mischief that was done. But, this did not deter the strong man to speak his mind and he called names to Justin.
According to Keyshawn, such expression of Justin cannot be justified. Although he is a superstar at a very small age, yet his fame, money and money does not give him the permission to do whatever he likes. Keyshawn has been reported to have vented his anger for Justin and have also accused him of being a cheat who does not have guts to accept any truth in life.
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Read more on "Abbas Kirostami Speaks About the Situation in Iran" »
Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami is expected to preside over a workshop in Tehran after three months. The director is still connected to his roots despite staying in Hong Kong at the moment. The new generation is learning the art of film making fast and if this trade continues to flourish, he may one day return to his soil to gain the mantle.
He claims that the overall experience was satisfying apart from the one occasion when he went to the classroom to find that none of the students had come up with a new project. That was demoralizing.
“I warned them that if it happened again, I would not return to their classroom.” The 72 year old veteran said at the Hong Kong Film Festival. “However as I was leaving the classroom, the Principal requested neo to reconsider my decision and try and understand the situation.”
“Things are quite deadly in Iran” Kiarostami says via a translator although he is fluent in English. “I have witnessed some of the locals struggling for their basic survival.” Some of the students have not been able to pay their fees due to the spiraling economy. “There is a constant political battle with no room for improvement at least in the near future.” Kiarostami says.
Kirostami also said “The publisher wanted to publish a book solely on the plight of the Iranian women. This is a genuine situation. People are more interested in our lives as if the suffering was not enough.”
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