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  • Life age barrier has still to be broken in Hindi films: Veteran actress Poonam Dhillon

    Mumbai, She started her acting career even before she was 16, pursued her graduation three years after becoming an actor, did her MBA when her children were in senior secondary school, and at 56, she has received two honorary doctorates. Age has been no bar for veteran actress Poonam Dhillon in doing what she wanted to, but she says that barrier needs to be broken for both men and women in the

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    Meryl Streep to trademark her name

    Meryl Streep has filed a trademark application for use of her name. The actress, 68, filed a trademark to protect her name for “entertainment services, namely, live, televised, and movie appearances by a professional actress and entertainer” on January 22, according to US Patent and Trademark Office records obtained by

  • Meryl Streep joins ‘Big Little Lies’ cast

    Hollywood veteran Meryl Streep has joined the cast of American drama series “Big Little Lies” Season 2. Streep will play Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgard). Concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following her son Perry’s death, Mary Louise arrives in Monterey searching for answers, reports

  • Tom Hanks wants to play a villain in James Bond

    Veteran actor Tom Hanks says he has has never been offered a James Bond film but would love to star in a project if approached. The 61-year-old actor said he would love to essay the part of an antagonist to the iconic British secret agent, reported Contactmusic. “That’d be a treat. No one’s asked me to be in any of those. “I might have to hold out to play the guy who

  • The Post: Review, Cast, Story and Director

    Every day in every way, Spielberg gets better and better and better. His new film, The Post is a tense drama which spotlights The Washington Post’s rivalry with The New York Times and focuses on the publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971. It ends with the infamous Watergate burglary that would lead to the ouster of President Nixon.

  • Meryl Streep was slapped by Hoffman

    Veteran actor Meryl Streep feels that her “Kramer vs Kramer” co-star Dustin Hoffman “overstepped” when he slapped her for real during a scene for the 1979 Oscar-winning film. In an interview with the New York Times, Streep said that it is tricky for an an actor when it comes to shooting scenes because “you have to feel free”. On Streep’s first day on the sets of “Kramer vs. Kramer”, the actor shot

  • Meryl Streep slams Melania, Ivanka Trump for silence on sexual misconduct

    Washington D.C: In recent times, Hollywood has been hit by a string of sexual misconduct allegations on probably the biggest stars of the industry, which include Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Dustin Hoffman, besides many others. Many A-list actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Rose McGowan came forward with their horrible experiences last year.

  • Val Kilmer talks about life after battle with cancer

    Val Kilmer, who successfully fought cancer, has said the illness changed his outlook towards life. “I was too serious. I’d get upset when things like Oscars and recognition failed to come my way,” Kilmer told The Hollywood Reporter.

  • I wasn’t deliberately silent: Streep responds to Rose McGowan

    Veteran actor Meryl Streep has responded to Rose McGowan’s critical remarks against herself and other actors who plan to protest sexual harassment by wearing black to this year’s Golden Globes. McGowan had called out Streep for working with producer Harvey Weinstein despite his reputation as a sexual predator and condemned their form of protest. In her response, Streep said, “It hurt to be attacked by Rose McGowan in banner headlines this weekend,

  • Meryl Streep is high maintenance, jokes Tom Hanks

    Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is the first collaboration between Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep and the actor has playfully called “The Iron Lady” star “high maintenance”. In an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, the 61-year-old star shared his thoughts on what it was like working with his co-star, reported People magazine.

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    I am profoundly devastated: Harvey Weinstein

    Los Angeles: Harvey Weinstein said he is”devastated” as allegations of sexual misconduct continue to mount against him. Less than a week after a New York Times expose detailed decades of Weinstein’s alleged inappropriate behaviour towards women, the movie mogul’s wife Georgina Chapman announced that she is “leaving” him.

  • ‘Mamma Mia’ is one of Colin Firth’s favourite films

    “Mamma Mia!” received drubbing from critics when it released in 2008, but Colin Firth said it is one of his favourite films as it is “hard to do pure escapism”. In an interview with Digital Spy, Firth reflected on why making the light comedy musical with Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan was one of the most memorable experiences of his career.

  • Spielberg, Hanks, Streep team up for Pentagon Papers movie

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will be joining hands with actors Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep for “The Post” — a film centered on the Washington Posts publication of the 1971 Pentagon Papers. Spielberg will direct the film, while Hanks and Streep will star in it, reports

  • George Clooney calls Donald Trump a ‘Hollywood elitist’

    Los Angeles: Actor-filmmaker George Clooney has branded US President Donald Trump a “Hollywood elitist” and a “demagogue”.  In an interview with French channel Canal+, Clooney said that Meryl Streep “had every right to speak up” at the Golden Globes against Trump, reports

  • Hollywood lauds Streep

    Los Angeles: Hollywood celebrities like George Clooney, Robert DeNiro, Barbra Streis and among others have blasted Donald Trump for mocking Meryl Streep as “overrated” while praising the veteran actress for taking a stand against President-elect in her Golden Globes speech, reports PTI.