Archive for Showbiz

2020/07/31 MTV Video Music Awards add two pandemic-specific categories
2020/07/31 Netflix is developing an animated series based on video game ‘Splinter Cell’
2020/07/31 Harry Potter, Spielberg, Nolan and 4DX to the rescue of British cinemas
2020/07/31 Ellen DeGeneres TV show to make workplace changes after probe of culture
2020/07/30 ‘Imam Muda’ Islamic preacher divorces wife of 13 years after secretly marrying second spouse in Thailand
2020/07/30 Nescafe M-Junction Drive-In Cinema: Malaysia’s first to premiere a Hollywood movie
2020/07/30 Ronan-Winslet lesbian romance film to get French premiere
2020/07/30 Pajamas anyone? Emmy awards show to go virtual
2020/07/30 UK rapper Wiley says ‘I’m not racist’ after Twitter ban
2020/07/29 35 Black actors nominated for the 2020 Emmy Awards
2020/07/29 Witcher ditcher: ‘Toss a Coin to Your Witcher’ misses out on Emmy nomination (VIDEO)
2020/07/29 AMC and Universal strike landmark deal for early home releases
2020/07/29 Malaysian actress Eina Azman gets worked up over comments she edited her photo
2020/07/29 Emmy takeaways: Record for black actors, new nominees and Michael Jordan
2020/07/29 Malaysian singer-actress Adibah Noor sells home, pawns jewellery to make ends meet during MCO (VIDEO)
2020/07/29 Hong Kong’s TVB draws brickbats over ‘sexist’ title of its latest culinary show
2020/07/29 Hong Kong veteran entertainer Alan Tam closes down Facebook and Instagram profiles after being cyberbullied
2020/07/29 Blackpink to release debut album in October, with possibly Selena Gomez in one track
2020/07/29 Brad Pitt earns Emmy nomination for Dr Fauci impersonation on ‘Saturday Night Live’
2020/07/29 Ning Baizura marks comeback with new single ‘Perwira’, dedicated to Malaysian heroes
2020/07/29 King of Mandopop Jay Chou donates RM20m from inaugural live stream on Chinese app to charity
2020/07/29 Indian directors join forces for a film about Covid-19 pandemic
2020/07/29 Venice Film Festival 'saved' with focus on Italian fare
2020/07/29 Emmy nominations, from 'Succession' to 'Schitt's Creek,' put premium on diversity
2020/07/28 TV show and movie makers Duplass Brothers sign story podcast deal with Spotify
2020/07/28 We might not get ‘The Witcher’ Season 2 until 2021, but a prequel is already greenlit
2020/07/28 Johnny Depp was the victim of ‘abuser’ Heard, court told
2020/07/28 ‘Succession,’ ‘Watchmen’ set to grab top Emmy nominations
2020/07/28 After the success of ‘Hamilton,’ are musicals the remedy to Hollywood’s pandemic woes?
2020/07/28 Animated series ‘Archer’ will return in September for its 11th season
2020/07/28 Popular ‘80s singer Aishah loses 31kg during MCO, says she can fit into old clothes
2020/07/28 Johnny Depp was a violent misogynist, court told
2020/07/28 Christopher Nolan movie ‘Tenet’ to open in 70 countries starting August 26
2020/07/28 Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner welcome first child
2020/07/28 Oprah Winfrey takes on racism in new TV discussion series for Apple TV+
2020/07/27 Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai, daughter, recover from Covid-19
2020/07/27 ‘Hopeless addict’ Depp was a wife beater, court hears
2020/07/27 Malaysian celebrity couple Aeril Zafrel and Wawa Zainal to build RM1.2m mosque in Batu Pahat
2020/07/27 Hong Kong celebrity Louis Koo agrees to help costume rental company affected by Covid-19
2020/07/27 Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung hit with RM6.58m suit for breach of contract
2020/07/27 Blamed for cancellation, concert organiser Star Planet sues Malaysian rapper Namewee for RM10m (VIDEO)
2020/07/27 ‘Peninsula’ extends box office lead in South Korea, reaches No. 1 in six Asian markets
2020/07/27 Golden Age Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104
2020/07/26 All Shook Up: Norwegian Elvis impersonator sets world record
2020/07/26 Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green dies aged 73
2020/07/26 People magazine: Prolific US TV host Regis Philbin dies aged 88
2020/07/25 Harry and Meghan book lifts lid on bitter split with family
2020/07/25 Howard Hughes’ engagement ring for Katharine Hepburn sells for US$108,000
2020/07/25 Taylor Swift changes it up with ‘Folklore’ and earns rave reviews
2020/07/25 'A Quiet Place 2' and 'Top Gun: Maverick' postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19 (Mark your calendar)