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Tom Hiddlestone backs Emma Watson’s gender equality campaign

Describing Emma Watson as ‘impeccable and extraordinary’, actor Tom Hiddlestone backed the ‘Harry Potter’ star’s gender equality campaign. The ‘Loki’ actor posted a picture of support for Watson’s #HeForShe campaign on Twitter, reportedly. “@EmWatson you are impeccable and extraordinary. I stand with you. I believe in gender equality. #heforshe,” he wrote. Watson, 24, recently launched the campaign for the United ...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Edward Snowden

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has agreed to take the lead role in Oliver Stone’s forthcoming biopic of the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reports Variety. Negotiations on the deal have not yet begun, but both men are keen on making it happen. Production on The Snowden Files, titled after the book by Guardian journalist Luke Harding, is due to begin late this year ...

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‘Aaliyah’ first picture released

The first picture of actress Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah has emerged. Shipp plays the singer in upcoming Lifetime biopic ‘Princess of R&B’. The television movie will chronicle the life of the ‘Try Again’ hitmaker, who died tragically in a plane crash in 2001, reported Deadline. Shipp replaced singer/actress Zendaya, who pulled out of the project in June. ‘Aaliyah: Princess of ...

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X-Men spin-off ‘Deadpool’ to release in 2016

On Thursday, the studio announced that the movie will hit theaters Feb. 12, 2016. Tim Miller is set to direct the film, with Ryan Reynolds long rumored to star, although no deal is set. (Bets are that he will.) The beloved Marvel character Deadpool, aka Wade Wilson, is a talkative mercenary with a host of powers, including the ability to ...

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I want to direct eventually: Fawad Khan

Pakistani singer-actor Fawad Khan says he would not mind juggling between acting and direction as his eventual desire is to go behind the camera. “I have this habit of noticing what’s going behind the camera than in front of it, so I know I will take that up. I would like to do both acting and directing. Down the line, ...

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Want to do films that scare me Emraan Hashmi

Commercial Bollywood films may be his “bread and butter” but Emraan Hashmi says he is keen to take risks and do projects that scare him as a performer post his “creatively satisfying” turns in ‘Shanghai’ and Danis Tanovic’s upcoming movie ‘Tigers.’ Hashmi’s performance in the Oscar-winning director’s real-life inspired drama has earned him a lot of praise in the international ...

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I was sexually abused as a child: Samantha Morton

Two-time Oscar-nominated actress Samantha Morton has said she was sexually abused while in care as a teenager. The mother-of-three, who won her first Oscar nod for her turn in Woody Allen’s Sweet and Low Down and starred alongside Tom Cruise in Minority Report, spoke of her troubled past in an open and frank interview with The Guardian. The 37-year-old claimed ...

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Aamir Khan would consider Rajya Sabha nomination

Actor Aamir Khan said that if he is offered a nomination to the Rajya Sabha, he will “think” about it. Asked whether he would like to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha like cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actress Rekha, Aamir said, “I won’t comment on what they are doing. They are my friends. But if such opportunity arises, I will ...

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I did not want to host ‘Bigg Boss 8’: Salman Khan

Salman Khan returns as the host of the eighth season of ‘Bigg Boss’ but the superstar says he was reluctant to be a part of the reality TV series this time around as the 2013 edition was extremely “tiring and painful”. The 48-year-old actor courted controversy last season when he was accused of being biased towards Tanishaa Mukerji and Armaan ...

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‘Happy New Year’ shooting wraps up

Shooting of Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer ‘Happy New Year’ has wrapped up. The action-comedy drama film is directed by Farah Khan, making it her third collaboration with close friend Shah Rukh after ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004) and ‘Om Shanti Om’ (2007). “And finally it’s a picture wrap!!! Lov my boys!!” Farah captioned a picture of herself with Shah ...

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