Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg actually directed Poltergeist, crew member confirms

For years, rumours have circulated that Poltergeist‘s credited director, Tobe Hooper, wasn’t actually behind the lens of the classic 1982 horror; instead, fans claimed Steven Spielberg was responsible, already being credited as both producer and screenwriter. All easily dismissed, it seemed. Hooper’s work on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has made him a legend of horror cinema, and the rest of his fairly cult CV makes Poltergeist a natural fit. However, fans have noted for a while that

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

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters like “Mrs. Doubtfire” or harness it into richly nuanced work like his Oscar-winning turn in “Good Will Hunting,” died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63. Williams was pronounced dead at his San Francisco Bay Area home Monday, according to the sheriff’s office in Marin County, north of San Francisco. The sheriff’s office said

Taylor Swift meets with Steven Speilberg

Country star Taylor Swift was spotted meeting with Steven Spielberg and his family at East Hampton Grill earlier this week. The 67-year-old director was at the eatery with his wife Kate Capshaw, stepdaughter Jessica Capshaw and some of his staffers when Swift arrived with an entourage, reported the New York Post. The restaurant’s staff put two tables together to accommodate the group. “Taylor and Steven were in deep conversation the

Halle Berry to play lead in Extant

Actress Halle Berry is returning to the small screen with a lead role in Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi drama “Extant”. This is for the first time that the 47-year-old has taken on a role on TV after appearing in the 1991 American soap opera “Knots Landing”. The new 13-episode series will be produced by Spielberg’s Amblin Television. In the show, the Oscar winning actress will play an astronaut who has returned

Steven Spielberg, Microsoft join hands to develop live-action TV series

After creating magic in the world of cinema, it’s time now for legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg to make his television debut. It has been announced by Microsoft that a live action TV series, based on the world of Halo, will be jointly created by them and Spielberg. Spielberg stated, “The Halo universe is an amazing opportunity to be at that intersection where technology and myth-making meet to produce something truly

Helen Mirren set to star in DreamWorks Studios’ The Hundred-Foot Journey

Hollywood actress Helen Mirren, the Oscar and Golden Globe winner is set to star in DreamWorks Studios’ drama The Hundred-Foot Journey along with Indian-American actor Manish Dayal. The project is all about the showdown between an Indian and French restaurant. The film will be helmed by Lasse Hallstrom and produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Juliet Blake. In the film a culinary battle will begin between an Indian restaurant,