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Jennifer Lawrence dubbed 'not pretty enough' to play Sharon Tate by the late actress' sister

Jennifer Lawrence has been branded “not pretty enough” to play murder victim Sharon Tate in a planned biopic. Debra Tate has voiced her disapproval for J Law to play her murdered sister, Sharon. Sharon – who grew to prominence in the 1960s – was married to film director Roman Polanski and was eight months pregnant with their child when she was stabbed to death by members of Charles Manson’s family.

Leonardo DiCaprio has done a "spectacular" job in the The Revenant, says Jon Favreau

From his Titanic co-star Kate Winslet to this year’s Oscar nominee Eddie Redmayne, several Hollywood celebrities have come out in support of Leonardo DiCaprio, who they hope will take home his first Academy Award this year. Now actor and director Jon Favreau has also joined the chorus, saying The Revenant was a wonderful film and DiCaprio deserves an Oscar for his performance. Favreau, who is looking forward to the release

Leonardo Dicaprio should definitely win the best actor Oscar: Eddie Redmayne

Leonardo DiCaprio is “definitely” and “should” win the best actor Oscar, says Eddie Redmayne. The 41-year-old star is yet to receive an Academy Award in his life but is odds-on favourite to scoop the prize for his portrayal of frontiersman Hugh Glass in “The Revenant” at the star-studded ceremony to be held in LA on February 28. Even his fellow nominee, who is recognized for his portrayal of Lili Elbe

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,

Insulting to compare Airlift with Argo: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar’s upcoming “Airlift” shares the same genre as “Argo” but the superstar says it is an insult to his film when people compare it to the Oscar-winning Hollywood movie as the story is inspired by a real incident. The 48-year-old actor says while the Ben Affleck-starrer chronicled the evacuation of six Americans at the time of Iran hostage crisis, “Airlift” is the story of 1,70,000 Indians who were rescued from

‘JOY’ AN ODE TO WOMEN, SAYS JENNIFER LAWRENCE

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence says her upcoming film Joy is a tribute to “women who are the unsung heroes of their households”. The remarks by the actress came after simultaneous screenings of the film here and in New York on Saturday, reports variety.com. Loosely based on the life of Joy Mangano, the inventor and entrepreneur behind the Miracle Mop and a string of other household products, the film stars Lawrence

Johnny Depp Was a 'Young Idiot.' His Own Words

Actor Johnny Depp says that he can barely bring himself to look at his own performances on the big screen, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “I hate watching myself on screen. I can’t stand it,” the 52-year-old actor said at an event in Los Angeles. The acclaimed actor also said that he was “absolutely horrible at auditioning” during his younger years. “I was a young idiot. I recognized that this (auditioning) process really had

Jennifer Lawrence on Closing the Hunger Games Chapter

Jennifer Lawrence is bidding farewell to The Hunger Games the wildly popular fantasy franchise that made her a megastar and rare Hollywood action heroine. Jennifer is back as bow-and-arrow badass Katniss Everdeen leading her rebels deeper into the fight against injustice in their dystopian world in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, opening around the globe November 18-20. But the movie marks the final chapter in the hugely successful

Kate Winslet has banned computers at home

Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet feels computers distract children at home and has banned them from her house. The “Steve Jobs” actress has imposed strict rules about the use of electronics in the family home and does not let her children, Mia, 14, Joe, 11, and 22-month-old Bear anywhere near laptops, desktop computers or smart tablet devices, reported Female First. “They (the children) don’t have computers because we don’t really do

Anne Hathaway: Surprised That My Career is Going So Well

Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway said that she has constantly tried to diversify her range as an actor. “My whole modus operandi in my twenties was being in as many different types of films as you can. Working with as many different types of directors as you can. I think, in part, that’s what I wanted to do as an actor,” said Anne. The actress said that she has worked hard

Leonardo DiCaprio Cast as Serial Killer in Next Scorsese Film

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to collaborate again with filmmaker Martin Scorsese for The Devil in the White City. Paramount has won the bid to Erik Larson’s bestselling book The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America. The project had been in the works for more than a decade now. Tom Cruise once optioned the book with the intention to

Ben Affleck Denies Dating His Children's Former Nanny

Superstar Ben Affleck has denied reports that he is in a new relationship with his children’s ex-nanny, after ending his marriage to Jennifer Garner, reported E!Online. Ben, 42, and Jennifer, 43, announced their breakup last month after being together for a decade. “The story is complete garbage and full of lies. You shouldn’t be able to hide behind ‘blind sources’ and attempt to destroy families going through a difficult time.