Aug 21

Alcohol almost killed me: Phil Collins

Los Angeles: Musician Phil Collins says he came very close to dying due to alcohol. The 65-year-old has opened up about his battle with alcohol in his new memoir “I’m Not Dead Yet”. “The book is honest, it’s self-deprecating,” The New York Times quoted Collins as saying. “I’m not shirking my responsibilities. You start drinking,

Katie Holmes, Suri spotted with mystery man

New York: Actress Katie Holmes brought a mystery man during a special outing with her daughter Suri Cruise. Images obtained show the “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” actress on a boat ride with her 10-year-old daughter along with another little girl and the unidentified man at the Central Park here, reports radaronline.com. While the

Kit Harington was upset over Jon Snow’s return in GOT

London: Actor Kit Harington, who essayed the role of Jon Snow in the popular TV fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones”, says that at first he found his return to the show disappointing. Snow was killed off at the end of season five. And when Harington was told he would be brought back from the

Affleck to direct film on Agatha Christie’s short story

Los Angeles: Actor Ben Affleck is set to direct and star in “Witness For The Prosecution”, a take on the adaptation of Agatha Christie’s short story about a lawyer defending an accused murderer. Affleck will also be co-producing the film alongside Matt Damon, Jennifer Todd and the Agatha Christie estate, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Damon and Affleck

Jackie Chan’s ‘Skiptrace’ to release in India on September 2

New Delhi: Hollywood action veteran Renny Harlin’s new action-packed comedy “Skiptrace”, starring Jackie Chan, will hit screens in India on September 2. The release date was announced via a statement from PVR Pictures, which is distributing the movie in the country. The film stars Chan, who is set to prove, yet again, why he is

Actor Jack Riley dies

Los Angeles: Jack Riley, a regular actor on”The Bob Newhart Show” and the voice of Stu Pickles on the popular animated show “Rugrats,” has died. He was 80.He died of pneumonia at a hospital in Los Angeles and is survived by his wife Ginger Lawrence, two children and two grandchildren, according to Paul Doherty at

Sarah Harding ‘blushing’ over Ghost kissing scenes

Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer and actress Sarah Harding has admitted she’s been “blushing” while practising her kissing scenes with actor Andy Moss for their roles in “Ghost: The Musical”.Harding admits she has been “blushing” while rehearsing kissing scenes for the stage show “Ghost: The Musical”. The former Girls Aloud singer is making her

Suffering helped me write: Timberlake

Los Angeles: Singer Justin Timberlake says his sufferings post separating with singer Britney Spears inspired his songwriting. The 35-year-old churned out the song “Cry Me A River” in 2002 after suffering from depression post split with Spears. “It depends. In the past, suffering helped me write. ‘Cry Me a River’ was written in a moment

Sting’s brain scanned for new study on music

Los Angeles: The brain of musician Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, known professionally by his stage name Sting, has been scanned to see how he analysis music. The 64-year-old met with cognitive psychologist Daniel Levitin in Montreal, where the doctor mapped how Sting’s brain organises music, reports rollingstone.com. “The state-of-the-art techniques really allowed us to make

Dolly Parton credits distance for successful marriage

Los Angles: Singer Dolly Parton says that the secret of her 50-year-old marriage is distance. The 70-year-old singer tied the knot with businessman Carl Thomas Dean in 1966 and joked that being on the road for her career has helped their marriage survive, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Yeah, stay gone! We’ve been married for 50 years and

Ricky Gervais dislikes celebrities desperate for fame

London:Actor Ricky Gervais says he dislikescelebrities, who are desperate to be known and can do anything to be heard. The 55-year-old comedian slammed celebrity culture and said it is responsible for stooping down the standards of society, reported Female First. “There’s no difference now between fame and infamy. I don’t know where it’s going to

‘Gossip Girl’ creators get their own Marvel show

Los Angeles:  The duo behind “Gossip Girl” -Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage have been attached to Marvel’s “Runaways”. Schwartz and Savage are taking their shot at the comic book craze for a teen-centric drama on Hulu, reported Deadline. Hulu has ordered a pilot script for Marvel’s “Runaways,” based around a group of super-powered teens who

Chris Brown fans launch petition for Super Bowl performance

Los Angeles: Chris Brown’s fans have created a petition to have the singer perform at the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show. Launched on Change.org, the petition has so far gained more than 3,700 signatures out of its goal of 5,000, reported Ace Showbiz. The petition read, “Chris Brown is One of the Most Talented Entertainers

I am done with Marvel movies: Natalie Portman

Los Angeles: Actress Natalie Portman hasruled herself out of next “Thor” films. While discussing her future projects during an interview, the 35-year-old actress addressed her future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, saying she does not expect to return in their film anytime soon, reported Ace Showbiz. When asked whether she would ever reprise her role

Jared Leto joins ‘Blade Runner 2’

Los Angeles : “Suicide Squad” star Jared Letohas been added to the star-studded cast ensemble of the untitled “Blade Runner” project. The actor will join Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis and Dave Bautista in the upcoming sequel, which will release on October 6, 2017, reported Ace Showbiz. Denis Villeneuve is directing the film.

I like to have a beer shower: Margot Robbie

Los Angeles: Actress Margot Robbie loves drinking ice cold bottle of beer while in a boiling hot shower or bath to help her sleep. “I like to have a beer shower. A nice beer in the shower. When I did ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’, I was saying, ‘Oh my God, I can’t wait to go home.’

Kylie Jenner buys USD 4.5 Million home close to her mansion

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kylie Jenner has bought a hidden hills home worth USD 4.5 million. Her new home is located in the same neighborhood as her mother, Kris Jenner, and her current main home, reported E! online. The property she bought in May was for USD 6 million. The mansion built on 3.9

Lady Gaga to star opposite Bradley Cooper in ‘A Star Is Born’

Los Angeles: Song stress Lady Gaga has bagged the lead role opposite Hollywood star Bradley Cooper in the upcoming remake of 1937 film “A Star Is Born”. The good news for 30-year-old Gaga doesn’t end here as it has been announced that the Golden Globe Award winner will compose and perform new music for the

Not really excited about the Emmys: Jimmy Kimmel

Los Angeles: Popular host Jimmy Kimmel says he is not very “excited” about the upcoming 68th Primetime Emmy Awards this year. Kimmel, who hosts the talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Star World and Star World HD, spoke to radio and television personality Howard Stern about hosting the ceremony. He shared that even though it

It’s easy to become famous now: Madonna

London: Singing sensation Madonna says with the help of social media people can easily become overnight celebrities. The 58-year-old “Vogue” hitmaker feels musicians are too “focused on fame” and therefore spend less time in improving themselves as an artist, reported Femalefirst. “I was already famous before social media, so for me fame isn’t the burden.