Showbiz

  • Lesbian superhero Batwoman powers towards TV first

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    Lesbian superhero Batwoman powers towards TV first

    LONDON, July 19 — Lesbian superhero Batwoman is powering towards a ground-breaking role as the star of her own television series. The show being developed by an American network...

  • Watch this new clip from ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ (VIDEO)

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    Watch this new clip from ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, July 19 — Lionsgate has released a new clip from upcoming action comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me that stars Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. Audrey (Kunis) and best...

  • Troye Sivan covers rapper Post Malone’s track ‘Better Now’

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    Troye Sivan covers rapper Post Malone’s track ‘Better Now’

    SYDNEY, July 19 — Australian pop star Troye Sivan has covered Better Now by American rapper Post Malone, for the Spotify music streaming service. As part of the artist’s...

  • Cliff Richard: A life in dates

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    Cliff Richard: A life in dates

    LONDON, July 19 — Here are key dates in the life and career of British pop legend Cliff Richard, who won a landmark privacy case against the BBC yesterday for filming a raid on...

  • Cat Power announces first album in six years

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    Cat Power announces first album in six years

    LOS ANGELES, July 19 — Cat Power has revealed details of an upcoming album along with a trailer featuring new music and news of a tour in the works. Wanderer, out October 5,...

  • Ciara is back with a new song and video

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    Ciara is back with a new song and video

    LOS ANGELES, July 19 — Ciara has released her first new single since 2015, the upbeat dance track Level Up. The US singer, whose last album was 2015’s Jackie, sings about past...

  • Zayn Malik teases new single ‘Sour Diesel’

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    Zayn Malik teases new single ‘Sour Diesel’

    LOS ANGELES, July 19 — Zayn Malik’s latest single is due out today, and he has teased it with a short snippet of the dark accompanying video. The One Direction member turned...

  • 10 questions with Altimet & The Kawan Band ahead of GVF2018 (VIDEO)

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    10 questions with Altimet & The Kawan Band ahead of GVF2018 (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 —  Malay Mail spoke to Altimet & The Kawan Band ahead of their performance at Toyota Good Vibes Festival (GVF) 2018. Adeep Nahar (vocalist),...

  • Grammy Awards ceremony to air next February 10

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    Grammy Awards ceremony to air next February 10

    LOS ANGELES, July 19 — The Recording Academy has announced that the 2019 Grammy season will kick off this December, with the awards ceremony set to take place in Los Angeles the...

  • Billy Joel celebrates 100th show at Madison Square Garden

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    Billy Joel celebrates 100th show at Madison Square Garden

    NEW YORK, July 19 — New York yesterday feted Billy Joel as he played a record 100th concert at Madison Square Garden, although the Piano Man himself was modest about his...

  • McQueen, suicide and the dark side of the celebrity fairy tale

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    McQueen, suicide and the dark side of the celebrity fairy tale

    LOS ANGELES, July 18 — When celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion icon Kate Spade killed themselves within the space of three days in June, many couldn’t fathom the...

  • Japanese footballer Honda founds venture fund with Will Smith

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    Japanese footballer Honda founds venture fund with Will Smith

    TOKYO, July 18 — Japanese footballer Keisuke Honda is swapping football for finance, after launching a venture capital fund with Hollywood star Will Smith to invest in startups...

  • Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

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    Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

    BEIJING, July 18 — A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukaemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even...

  • Cliff Richard wins damages over BBC televised police raid

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    Cliff Richard wins damages over BBC televised police raid

    LONDON, July 18 — British singer Cliff Richard won £210,000 (RM1.1 million) in damages today after London’s High Court ruled the BBC had breached his privacy by televising a...

  • Singapore actor Cao hits up Ipoh in travel show

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    Singapore actor Cao hits up Ipoh in travel show

    IPOH, July 18 — After covering Johor and Penang in his new online TV travel programme, Singaporen actor Terence Cao has set his sights on promoting the unique sights and sounds...

  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ pulled in China amid crackdown on content

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    ‘Saturday Night Live’ pulled in China amid crackdown on content

    BEIJING, July 18 — China’s version of US broadcaster NBCUniversal’s satire show Saturday Night Live (SNL) has temporarily been pulled from a domestic video site, amid a...

  • Kurt Cobain’s daughter says time for US to get over mental health taboo

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    Kurt Cobain’s daughter says time for US to get over mental health taboo

    DUBLIN, July 18 — Kurt Cobain’s daughter said yesterday the United States should overcome its taboo about mental health and addiction almost a quarter of century after her...

  • TV streaming services overtake pay-TV in Britain

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    TV streaming services overtake pay-TV in Britain

    LONDON, July 18 — The number of Britons subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky’s NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time,...

  • Deftones enlist Future, Mike Shinoda for inaugural festival

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    Deftones enlist Future, Mike Shinoda for inaugural festival

    LOS ANGELES, July 18 — Legendary California metal band Deftones are launching a new music festival called “Día De Los Deftones”, taking place in San Diego on November 3....

  • Actress Fasha Sandha wants to teach her children to live a simple life

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    Actress Fasha Sandha wants to teach her children to live a simple life

    PETALING JAYA, July 18 — Actress Fasha Sandha said she is focused on raising her two children to live just like an ordinary Malaysian. The Anak Mami Kembali star stressed on the...

  • ‘Grease’ at 40: Still the one that we want

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    ‘Grease’ at 40: Still the one that we want

    LOS ANGELES, July 18 — Four decades have passed since the Rydell High gang twisted, hand jived and crooned their way into the hearts of teenagers the world over — but we’re...

  • Lionsgate reveals fresh trailer for ‘Robin Hood’ revival (VIDEO)

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    Lionsgate reveals fresh trailer for ‘Robin Hood’ revival (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, July 18 — Lionsgate has unleashed an official trailer for its upcoming incarnation of Robin Hood, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn and Eve Hewson....

  • Watch the new trailer for Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (VIDEO)

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    Watch the new trailer for Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, July 18 — A new trailer for the upcoming Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody focuses on Freddie Mercury and Queen’s rise to fame. Freddie Mercury, who is played by Rami...

  • ‘Rugrats’ returning with new TV series and movie

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    ‘Rugrats’ returning with new TV series and movie

    LOS ANGELES, July 18 — The hit 1990s kids’ cartoon is set to return with a new animated TV series. This small-screen revival will be accompanied by a fourth big-screen...

  • Altimet hits out at peers who feel new generation of Malaysian hip-hop is moving the wrong direction

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    Altimet hits out at peers who feel new generation of Malaysian hip-hop is moving the wrong direction

    PETALING JAYA, July 18 — Rapper Altimet hit out at peers who are trying to show the new generation of rappers right from wrong. The 39-year-old added that the younger generation...

  • After movie, Cher to release album of Abba covers

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    After movie, Cher to release album of Abba covers

    NEW YORK, July 18 — Pop legend Cher on yesterday announced an album of Abba covers as she stars in a film sequel to Mamma Mia!, the musical inspired by the iconic Swedish group....

  • Pussy Riot imagines joyous cops in post-arrest song (VIDEO)

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    Pussy Riot imagines joyous cops in post-arrest song (VIDEO)

    MOSCOW, July 18 — Russian punks Pussy Riot put out a new song yesterday imagining protester-embracing, gay-friendly police officers after four band members were arrested for...

  • China’s most expensive movie becomes epic flop

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    China’s most expensive movie becomes epic flop

    BEIJING, July 17 — With a US$113-million budget, the most expensive Chinese film ever made has become a flop of historic proportions, pulled from theatres on its opening weekend...

  • Two eds better than one: Two Ed Sheerans seen in Berlin but real Ed stays away

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    Two eds better than one: Two Ed Sheerans seen in Berlin but real Ed stays away

    BERLIN, July 17 — Fans of British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran could not believe their eyes when they came to the unveiling of his wax figure in Berlin’s Madame...

  • Get your geek on: 130,000 head for San Diego Comic-Con

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    Get your geek on: 130,000 head for San Diego Comic-Con

    LOS ANGELES, July 17 — Desk jockeys in eye-wateringly tight spandex will blur the line between fantasy and reality this week as they invade San Diego for the world’s largest...