Star Wars: Disney CEO Bob Iger confirms Episode VIII production has begun

The upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII has officially begun production. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced on Wednesday (February 10) that Lucasfilm and director Rian Johnson have officially commenced principal photography on the sequel to Star Wars The Force Awakens, which minted over USD 2 billion worldwide, reports aceshowbiz.com. Star Wars Episode VIII filming was set to begin in January, but principal photography was pushed back a few weeks around the

I'm just more determined at this point to win an award, says Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is “determined” to win the Best Supporting Actress at the forthcoming BAFTA Awards, which will be aired on Sunday (February 14). The 40-year-old is nominated for the prestigious award for her performance as Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs, a biopic on the late Apple co-founder, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “I don’t know if I’m necessarily hopeful (about winning), but I’m just more determined at this point. You know I really

Kate Winslet thinks Leonardo DiCaprio is more handsome than ever

Kate Winslet, who starred in 1997’s hit ‘Titanic’, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, has revealed that she thinks that her ‘Revolutionary Road’ co-star is getting “more handsome” with age. In an interview, the 40-year-old actress said DiCaprio is not only a solid and loyal person, but is also a great friend, adding that he is still friends with everyone he had met during the 1997 movie’s shoot, Channel.24 reports. ‘The Reader’ actress

Why Irrfan Khan Said 'No' to Spielberg Movie Starring Scarlett Johansson

With a parallel career in both Bollywood and Hollywood, Irrfan Khan said: “India is only going to get bigger in the West. The American film industry is always looking for talent; they have the stories and are eyeing India.” He added: “In the next five years, it’s only going to get bigger.” Irrfan has wrapped Ron Howard’s Inferno with Tom Hanks, who has been recently voted Hollywood’s greatest actor, and

Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer planning a comedy show

Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly planning to tie up with bestie Amy Schumer to make a spoof reality series. Lawrence, 25, is said to be teaming up with her 34-year-old friend, who she has also been working with on a movie screenplay, for a programme in which they will play heightened versions of themselves, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Jennifer is obsessed with reality TV – in particular The Real Housewives –

Angelina Jolie doesn't want her kids to begin their career with acting

Angelina Jolie doesn’t want her children to follow their parents’ footsteps. Jolie recently appeared on Today TV show with Jack Black to promote Kung Fu Panda 3. She said that she wanted her children to explore something else before joining the film industry. The Maleficent actor said that both parents (Brad Pitt and Jolie) hope that their children would take other jobs first before joining the film industry as actors,

Will Smith to Join Wife Jada Pinkett in Boycotting Show

An Academy Awards boycott that stemmed from a lack of racial diversity among Oscar nominees has grown, with Will Smith saying on Thursday that he is joining his wife in skipping this year’s ceremony. “No, my wife is not going. It’d be awkward for me to show up with Charlize (Theron),” the actor said on Good Morning America. “So, no. We’ve discussed it and we’re a part of this community,

Jennifer Lawrence Criticised for Scolding Reporter at Golden Globes

Joy actress Jennifer Lawrence was criticized by Twitter users for scolding a foreign reporter, who looked at his phone while asking her a question at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, reported Aceshowbiz. The 25-year-old actress, who won the Best Actress (Comedy or Musical) Golden Globe, has been accused of being rude to a reporter, who asked a question about her big win at the event. The controversy began when a

Star Wars Creator George Lucas Not a Fan of The Force Awakens

Disney’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens may have turned out to be a great success at the box office but George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars universe’, is not happy with the new movie, reported the Entertainment Weekly. In an interview with Charlie Rose, Mr Lucas, who sold the rights to Disney for $ 4 billion in 2012, refers to Star Wars movies as his “kids”. “I sold

Quentin Tarantino Sued Over Django Unchained

Director Quentin Tarantino is facing a multi-million dollar copyright infringement lawsuit over cult film Django Unchained, reported Variety. The Pulp Fiction filmmaker has been named in legal action alongside bosses at The Weinstein Company and Columbia Pictures, amid allegations he stole the premise of the 2012 film from a script, called Freedom, written by Oscar Colvin, Jr and Torrance J Colvin. “Before Django Freeman (Jamie Foxx’s character), there was an

George Lucas Apologises For Referring to Disney as White Slavers

Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologized for referring to Disney as “white slavers” in an interview, reported The Entertainment Weekly. The 71-year-old filmmaker issued a statement to clarify the comments that he made in an interview on the Charlie Rose Show, “I misspoke and used a very inappropriate analogy, and for that, I apologize. I have been working with Disney for 40 years and chose them as the custodians

Tim Roth opens up about working with Quentin Tarantino

Actor Tim Roth, who starred in both of Quentin Tarantino’s first two major films, “Reservoir Dogs” and “Pulp Fiction”, now is part of the director’s latest “Hateful Eight”. The upcoming film sees Roth work with the director for the first time in over two decades, reported Contactmusic. “Well, the first one’s special (Reservoir Dogs), because it was his ‘first day at the races’. I’d always felt that he’d made a lot