Free Press Journal
  • Christian Bale enjoyed working with Cooper

    Christian Bale enjoyed working with Scott Cooper on “Hostiles”, and says he likes the way the director gives attention to the character in the script. “I like working with Scott, I really like his films a great deal. I love working with him, it’s satisfying. He seems to like what I do,” Bale said. “The thing that I like about him is that it is so character driven for him, he is very uncompromising

  • Dwayne Johnson working on a game series

    Actor-producer Dwayne Johnson will soon be seen in “The Titan Games” series.He is also attached to the project as a producer. NBC has given a 10-episode order to “The Titan Games”, an unscripted programme from Johnson and Dany Garcia. The show is in a new athletic-competition format from Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions, Arthur Smith’s A. Smith & Co., and Universal Television Alternative Studios, reports variety.com.

  • Margot Robbie didn’t want to play lead

    In a career of almost six years, “I, Tonya” has marked the first time that actress Margot Robbie has played the lead. She says she was always hesitant about it. The biographical sports drama “I, Tonya” features Robbie as real-life figure skater Tonya Harding and her connection to the 1994 attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan.

  • 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 variety.com.

  • 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

  • For Ricky Martin coming out as gay was painful

    Singer Ricky Martin says he didn’t come out as gay until he was 38 in an effort to preserve his career. Martin visited “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” and opened up about his own personal struggles with coming out as gay, reports eonline.com. He said: “My friend, you have no idea how it took me a while. The thing is that I was surrounded by friends that were telling me, ‘Don’t!

  • Jessica Chastain to quit acting, considering direction

    Jessica Chastain said she at times feels like quitting acting and exploring other arenas of filmmaking like direction and production. The 40-year-old actor said she is keen to bring other people into the spotlight to enjoy the success she has had in her career.

  • Is Angelina Jolie dating Cambodian filmmaker ?

    Angelina Jolie is reportedly dating Cambodian lyricist and filmmaker PraCh Ly, nearly a year and a half after announcing her separation from her husband of two years, actor Brad Pitt. “They’re a perfect match. Their connection is becoming stronger by the day. It’s just what Angie needs. Angie hasn’t let anyone new into her life in a long time, but when she falls, she falls hard,” okmagazine.com quoted a source as saying.

  • Jennifer Lopez to guest star on ‘Will and Grace’

    Singer-actor Jennifer Lopez has been roped in to feature as a guest star on the popular sitcom “Will and Grace”. The 48-year-old artiste will appear in one episode of the revived comedy show as both herself and her “Shades of Blue” character detective Harlee Santos, Variety reported.

  • Drew Barrymore adopts three kittens

    Drew Barrymore said she and her daughters had planned on rescuing one kitten but ended up coming back home with three. Calling it her “Christmas miracle”, the 42-year-old actor rescued three kittens along with her two daughters Olive (five) and Frankie (three).

  • Hemsworth wants to keep playing Thor

    Chris Hemsworth has said that if given an opportunity, he would love to keep on playing superhero Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 34-year-old actor will be next seen in “Avengers: Infinity War”, alongside other MCU veterans, such as Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner.

  • De Niro was Elba’s inspiration

    Idris Elba says it was because of veteran Hollywood star Robert De Niro that he got into acting. “I was inspired by Robert De Niro,” Elba said when asked what inspired him to make the move from being a wedding DJ to movies, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

  • 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

  • ‘Batman’ Christian Bale is not a superhero fan

    Christian Bale, who played Batman in the famous Christopher Nolan series, has said that he not a fan of the superhero genre. The 43-year-old actor starred as the iconic caped crusader in Nolan’s “Batman Begins”, “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises”.

  • Cate Blanchett to be Cannes jury president

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett will be the 12th woman to lead the jury of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

  • Heroes ought to feel pain, feels Joe Russo

    “Avengers: Infinity War” director Joe Russo says it is imperative that hero figures are vulnerable as it makes for a great and inspirational story. The 46-year-old filmmaker, who is co-helming the much- anticipated project with his brother Anthony, said it is important that more humane stories are told today, Celebretainment.com reported.

  • Jodie Foster berates superhero movies for ruining viewing habits

    Actor-filmmaker Jodie Foster says big-budget superhero films are “ruining” the viewing habits of the audiences worldwide. The 55-year-old director slammed big studios for promoting “bad content” and that she does not want to be associated with films cashing in on this latest trend.

  • Sylvester Stallone 'Rocky' statue

    OMG! Sylvester Stallone shells out USD 400,000 on his ‘Rocky’ statue

    Washington D.C: How a man who has everything, can make his life even more special? Hollywood veteran Sylvester Stallone has given a perfect answer to this question. According to TMZ, the veteran actor has dropped a hefty USD 400,000 on a statue of himself as Rocky from ‘Rocky III’ after anonymously bidding on it at a recent auction.

  • Mark Wahlberg wants to try his hands at direction

    Mark Wahlberg has hinted he may make his directorial debut next year with a project which details a “true story”. The 46-year-old has had a glittering career as a Hollywood star, and although he has tried his hand at producing a number of projects, he has never sat in the director’s chair on a movie set. He has said he has a project in mind that he would love to direct. And