BBC to produce feature-length documentary Britain vs Coronavirus’

LONDON: BBC is set to produce a feature-length, state-of-the-nation documentary, telling the definitive story of the coronavirus pandemic in Britain . The broadcaster has commissioned its own BBC Studios Documentary…

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ axed at Netflix

LOS ANGELES: Supernatural horror series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” will end with its upcoming season four at Netflix. The final episodes of the show, fronted by Kiernan Shipka as the teen…

Idris Elba teases movie on his show ‘Luther’

LONDON:  British star Idris Elba has teased that his character of troubled detective John Luther on BBC may make a return in a feature film. The character, which was last…

Josh Brolin, Kathryn Boyd expecting second child

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Josh Brolin and his wife, model Kathryn Boyd are expecting their second child together. Boyd, who has 19-month-old daughter Westyln with Brolin, took to Instagram to reveal…

Halle Berry pulls out of transgender role in a movie after backlash

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Halle Berry has apologized and pulled out from playing a transgender character in a movie following criticism on social media. The 53-year-old actor had spoken about…

Taraji P Henson finds phrase ‘strong black women’ dehumanising

LOS ANGELES: Actor Taraji P Henson says she has issues with the usage of phrases like “strong black women” and “black girl magic” as it dehumanises women of colour and…

‘Stargirl’ gets season two order

LOS ANGELES: Superhero series “Stargirl” has secured a second season at The CW. The renewal, which comes midway through the show’s first season, will see the network and its digital platforms…

Naomi Campbell opens online Paris Couture Week, stresses upon diversity in fashion

LOS ANGELES: Supermodel Naomi Campbell on Monday opened the first digital Paris Haute Couture Week with a powerful speech demanding urgent actions to make the fashion industry diverse and inclusive.…

Clark Gregg, Jennifer Grey announce separation

LOS ANGELES: Actor Clark Gregg and his wife Jennifer Grey have called it quits after being married for close to two decades. Gregg, best known for playing Phil Coulson in…

Singers Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly file for divorce

LOS ANGELES: Country singer Kacey Musgraves has filed for divorce from her husband Ruston Kelly. The multiple Grammy-winning artist and 31-year-old Kelly had tied the knot in October 2017 after dating…

Chris Hemsworth says script of Hulk Hogan biopic is deep in development’

LONDON: Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth says he is really excited about the biopic on WWE legend Hulk Hogan, which is currently in development. The Thor actor revealed that he will bulk…

Jodie Comer explains her decision to leave social media

LONDON: “Killing Eve” star Jodie Comer says she exited social media as she couldn’t stop herself from reading negative things about her. In an interview with British outlet OK Magazine, the…

Asa Butterfield on missing out on Spider-Man: All things work out in the end

LOS ANGELES: Actor Asa Butterfield, who had auditioned to play Spider-Man, says he may not have bagged the role of the iconic superhero but things worked out in the end for…

Making Tik Tok videos with grandson ‘saved’ my life during lockdown, says Judi Dench

LONDON:  Veteran actor Judi Dench has credited video platform Tik Tok for giving her a new lease of life during the coronavirus pandemic at a time when each day is…

HBO sets premiere date for ‘Lovecraft Country’

LOS ANGELES: HBO’s upcoming drama series “Lovecraft Country” is set to debut on August 16, the network has announced. The show, which has filmmakers JJ Abrams and Jordan Peele on board…

Zachary Levi to star in NFL quarterback Kurt Warner’s biopic

LOS ANGELES: “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi will essay the role of NFL legend Kurt Warner in an upcoming biographical movie. Titled “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story”, the film hails from…

‘Never Have I Ever’ renewed for season two by Netflix

LOS ANGELES: Netflix has given a second season order for Mindy Kaling’s coming-of-age series “Never Have I Ever”. The series, which Kaling co-created with Lang Fisher, has been handed a second,…

Niki Caro to helm ‘Beautiful Ruins’ for Amblin Partners

LOS ANGELES: Filmmaker Niki Caro is set to direct the upcoming feature “Beautiful Ruins” for Amblin Partners. Caro most recently helmed Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan”, which will hit the theatres…

‘Ozark’ to end with two-part season four

LOS ANGELES: Streamer Netflix has announced that its critically-acclaimed series “Ozark” will conclude with an expanded fourth season. The drama, which stars Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, and Julia Garner in the…

Hit indie video game Disco Elysium’ to get TV series adaption

LOS ANGELES: Popular video game Disco Elysium is being adapted for television. The game’s developer, ZA/UM, is teaming up with Dj2 Entertainment, the same company that co-produced a film adaptation of…