Showbiz

  • Joel Edgerton joins the cast of Barry Jenkins’ ‘Underground Railroad’ series

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    Joel Edgerton joins the cast of Barry Jenkins’ ‘Underground Railroad’ series

    LOS ANGELES, April 20 — The Australian actor and director is set to be one of the stars of a new series directed by Barry Jenkins (of If Beale Street Could Talk and Moonlight...

  • Watch the trailer for Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’ miniseries (VIDEO)

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    Watch the trailer for Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’ miniseries (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 20 —The Netflix limited series helmed by DuVernay (Selma, A Wrinkle In Time) has unveiled its first official trailer. The plot is based on the true story of...

  • Elisabeth Moss film ‘Her Smell’ to release soundtrack on vinyl

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    Elisabeth Moss film ‘Her Smell’ to release soundtrack on vinyl

    LOS ANGELES, April 20 — Keegan DeWitt’s original score for the rock’n’roll drama starring Elisabeth Moss as a self-destructive musician will be released on vinyl next...

  • Films in the running for Cannes’ top prize

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    Films in the running for Cannes’ top prize

    PARIS, April 19 — From a zombie flick starring Iggy Pop to a tale of Chinese gangsters who decide to take over a city, these are the films vying for the top prize at the Cannes...

  • Watch this new action-packed trailer for ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ (VIDEO)

    4 days ago

    Watch this new action-packed trailer for ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for Fast and Furious spinoff Hobbs and Shaw that offers more footage from the film.    Aside from...

  • Latin hip-hop group Cypress Hill unveil ‘Walk of Fame’ star

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    Latin hip-hop group Cypress Hill unveil ‘Walk of Fame’ star

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — The Latin American hip-hop group Cypress Hill yesterday unveiled a star on Hollywood’s “Walk of Fame” in Los Angeles, the city where they formed...

  • Zombies to star at Cannes Film Festival, but no Netflix or Tarantino

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    Zombies to star at Cannes Film Festival, but no Netflix or Tarantino

    PARIS, April 19 — Bill Murray fighting off zombies and an Elton John biopic tracking the singer’s early days will be among the highlights at this year’s Cannes Film...

  • Malaysian co-production thriller inspired by Harvey Weinstein scandal to compete at Cannes

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    Malaysian co-production thriller inspired by Harvey Weinstein scandal to compete at Cannes

    PETALING JAYA, April 19 — A Malaysian co-production inspired by the #MeToo movement made it to the official selection of France’s celebrated Cannes Film Festival next month....

  • Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

    4 days ago

    Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

    NEW YORK, April 19 — Rapper Kodak Black was released from custody by the New York State Police yesterday after being arrested on drug and gun charges while coming across the...

  • Mark Hamill gives Chucky a killer upgrade in ‘Child’s Play’ (VIDEO)

    4 days ago

    Mark Hamill gives Chucky a killer upgrade in ‘Child’s Play’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — Orion Pictures has released a new trailer for upcoming horror reboot Child’s Play that offers a lot of new creepy footage. Like the original, the film...

  • Cantopop singer Sammi Cheng forgives husband Andy Hui for cheating

    4 days ago

    Cantopop singer Sammi Cheng forgives husband Andy Hui for cheating

    PETALING JAYA, April 19 — Hong Kong star Sammi Cheng has accepted her husband, fellow singer Andy Hui’s apology after he was caught red-handed kissing and cuddling another...

  • ‘He’s mature for his age’: Actress-singer Elly Mazlein on her 10-year younger fiance

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    ‘He’s mature for his age’: Actress-singer Elly Mazlein on her 10-year younger fiance

    PETALING JAYA, April 19 — Actress and singer Elly Mazlein is ready to say goodbye to her single mum status next year. The 38-year-old, affectionately known as Kak Lina Pom Pom,...

  • Women at the Cannes Film Festival

    5 days ago

    Women at the Cannes Film Festival

    PARIS, April 19 — The selection of films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival is one of the strongest for women so far, but there are still just four female directors out...

  • John Cena lined up for ‘The Suicide Squad’ role

    5 days ago

    John Cena lined up for ‘The Suicide Squad’ role

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — Dave Bautista is out and John Cena is in for DC’s new Suicide Squad movie, with the former leaving the project and the latter in talks to join. WWE...

  • ‘Bridesmaids’ pair Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo team up for new comedy

    5 days ago

    ‘Bridesmaids’ pair Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo team up for new comedy

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — Kristen Wiig and her Bridesmaids co-writer Annie Mumolo are the writers and stars of 2020 comedy Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Wiig and Mumolo, who...

  • Rita Ora teases collaboration with Kygo for ‘Detective Pikachu’ soundtrack

    5 days ago

    Rita Ora teases collaboration with Kygo for ‘Detective Pikachu’ soundtrack

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — The British singer-songwriter has teamed up with the Norwegian producer on Carry On, out today. ⚡️CARRY ON⚡️ I can’t wait to show you my new...

  • SZA, The Weeknd, and Travis Scott share track from 'Game of Thrones' album (VIDEO)

    5 days ago

    SZA, The Weeknd, and Travis Scott share track from 'Game of Thrones' album (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — To mark the eighth and final season of the HBO hit show, Columbia Records is releasing an album of original songs inspired by the series. The compilation...

  • Letitia Wright signs up for 'Death on the Nile'

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    Letitia Wright signs up for 'Death on the Nile'

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — British actress Letitia Wright joins the cast of the Agatha Christie adaptation as one of the chief suspects of a murder mystery. The film will serve as...

  • 'Halo' series casts its Master Chief

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    'Halo' series casts its Master Chief

    LOS ANGELES, April 19 — Pablo Schreiber of prison drama Orange is the New Black and heist movie Den of Thieves is to play Master Chief, the faceless supersoldier central to...

  • Here’s a new clip from ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum’ (VIDEO)

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    Here’s a new clip from ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 18 — Lionsgate has released a new clip from Keanu Reeves’ John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum that offers more new footage from the fim. In the third...

  • Watch the final trailer for ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ (VIDEO)

    5 days ago

    Watch the final trailer for ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 18 — 20th Century Fox has released a final trailer for upcoming X-Men film, Dark Phoenix that stars Sophie Turner as Jean Grey. The rest of the X-Men also...

  • Binge the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies before ‘Avengers: Endgame’ — in timeline sequence

    6 days ago

    Binge the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies before ‘Avengers: Endgame’ — in timeline sequence

    PETALING JAYA, April 17 — With just six days to go before the release of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel fans are steering clear of social media to avoid endless leaks and spoilers,...

  • Malaysian rapper Mimi Fly hits back at critics of her looks, brands them immature

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    Malaysian rapper Mimi Fly hits back at critics of her looks, brands them immature

    PETALING JAYA, April 18 — Mimi Fly hit out at critics of her fashionable and edgy image, saying she did not dress to the approval of others. The rapper, whose real name is...

  • Beyonce is bringing ‘Lemonade’ audio to all streaming platforms

    6 days ago

    Beyonce is bringing ‘Lemonade’ audio to all streaming platforms

    LOS ANGELES, April 18 — Variety reports that the audio for Beyonce’s 2016 visual album Lemonade will be available on all music streaming platforms from next Tuesday. The...

  • Writers Guild of America sues four major Hollywood talent agencies

    6 days ago

    Writers Guild of America sues four major Hollywood talent agencies

    NEW YORK, April 18 — The Wire creator David Simon and seven other writers, along with the Writers Guild of America, sued the four major Hollywood talent agencies yesterday for...

  • Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra to host Mahler’s ‘Ode to Life’

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    Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra to host Mahler’s ‘Ode to Life’

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — After an intriguing programme of Mahler’s epic Fifth Symphony last January, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) continues with the composer’s...

  • Madonna shares new track ‘Medellín’ from upcoming new album (VIDEO)

    6 days ago

    Madonna shares new track ‘Medellín’ from upcoming new album (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, April 18 — Medellín features Colombian reggeaton musician Maluma, and is the first song off Madonna’s forthcoming new album Madame X. The midtempo track, which...

  • ‘Minecraft the First Movie’ digs out March 2022 date

    6 days ago

    ‘Minecraft the First Movie’ digs out March 2022 date

    LOS ANGELES, April 18 — Video game sensation Minecraft is on its way to the movies, with a March 2022 date announced and a director chosen. Since its unassuming debut in 2009,...

  • ‘Gretel and Hansel’, with ‘It’ girl Sophia Lillis, set for 2020

    6 days ago

    ‘Gretel and Hansel’, with ‘It’ girl Sophia Lillis, set for 2020

    LOS ANGELES, April 18 — Having played Beverly Marsh in 2017 horror It and the lead in March’s wholesome mystery Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, Sophia Lillis is playing...

  • Beyonce drops another surprise album

    6 days ago

    Beyonce drops another surprise album

    LOS ANGELES, April 17 — Beyonce, the queen of surprise and so much else, has again dropped a record with no warning: a live album to go with an upcoming Netflix documentary on...