Showbiz

  • Shila Amzah to kick off ‘Loving You’ tour at Genting on Sept 29 (VIDEO)

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    Shila Amzah to kick off ‘Loving You’ tour at Genting on Sept 29 (VIDEO)

    PETALING JAYA, May 22 — Whenever Shila Amzah takes to the stage fans are always assured of a masterful performance. Her ability to sing in various languages along with a wide...

  • 'Solo' director says new 'Star Wars' film puts character first

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    'Solo' director says new 'Star Wars' film puts character first

    LOS ANGELES, May 23 — Star Wars movies are known for high-stakes battles to save the galaxy far, far away from the forces of evil, but director Ron Howard said he viewed the...

  • Katie Holmes confirms second feature film in the pipeline

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    Katie Holmes confirms second feature film in the pipeline

    LOS ANGELES, May 23 — Katie Holmes has revealed she will soon direct her second feature film. The production, titled Rare Objects, will be based on Kathleen Tessaro's 2016...

  • 'Deadpool 2' star Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay board new Netflix project

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    'Deadpool 2' star Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay board new Netflix project

    LOS ANGELES, May 23 — Deadpool 2 star Ryan Reynolds has signed on for an ambitious new Netflix project which is to be helmed by Michael Bay. The action film — to be produced...

  • DJ Avicii's funeral to be 'private', says family

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    DJ Avicii's funeral to be 'private', says family

    STOCKHOLM, May 23 — Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, who died last month aged 28, is to be buried “privately” with only his closest relatives and friends present, his family...

  • Jake Gyllenhaal to star in  'Spider-Man Homecoming 2'?

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    Jake Gyllenhaal to star in 'Spider-Man Homecoming 2'?

    NEW YORK, May 22 ― The star of Nightcrawler could feature in the webby wall-crawler's next outing, having entered discussions over a part as the villain in Spider-Man Homecoming...

  • Halle Berry joins 'John Wick 3'

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    Halle Berry joins 'John Wick 3'

    NEW YORK, May 22 ― The James Bond, X-Men and Kingsman actress is adding the John Wick franchise to her resumé, with Anjelica Huston, Asia Kate Dillon, two alumni from The Raid...

  • Hear Future’s latest ‘Superfly’ track ‘Walk on Minks’

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    Hear Future’s latest ‘Superfly’ track ‘Walk on Minks’

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Future has dropped new track Walk on Minks, the latest taste of his Superfly soundtrack. The US rapper is curating the soundtrack to the upcoming film, a...

  • Cardi B releases video for ‘Be Careful’

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    Cardi B releases video for ‘Be Careful’

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — She teased it, and now it’s here: Cardi B has released her video for Be Careful, which finds her starting off as a bride and ending as a widow. Filmed in...

  • Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker team up to solve a crime in ‘City of Lies’ (VIDEO)

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    Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker team up to solve a crime in ‘City of Lies’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Global Road Entertainment has released the first trailer for upcoming detective thriller City of Lies that stars Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker. Depp...

  • First look at Andy Serkis’ ‘Mowgli’ (VIDEO)

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    First look at Andy Serkis’ ‘Mowgli’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Warner Bros has released the first trailer for Mowgli, Andy Serkis’ dark and gritty adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. The film...

  • Amazon taps former NBC exec to help run TV programming

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    Amazon taps former NBC exec to help run TV programming

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Amazon.com Inc said yesterday it had hired Vernon Sanders to help run its television productions, tapping a former NBC executive who oversaw shows such as...

  • New TV spot for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ (VIDEO)

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    New TV spot for ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Watch this new TV spot for highly anticipated Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom that offers a bit more footage from the film. Bryce Dallas Howard’s Claire...

  • Luis Fonsi teases ‘islandy’ collaboration

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    Luis Fonsi teases ‘islandy’ collaboration

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Luis Fonsi of Despacito fame was one of the top winners at yesterday night’s Billboard Music Awards, where he also revealed he has a new collaboration...

  • A$AP Rocky announces latest album is finished, reveals cover art

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    A$AP Rocky announces latest album is finished, reveals cover art

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — A$AP Rocky took to Twitter on Sunday to reveal that work is done on his upcoming album, Testing. The album — the rapper’s third — has been known to...

  • ‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ renewed for third season

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    ‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ renewed for third season

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Fans of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel have reason to be pleased as the Amazon Studios comedy has been renewed for a third season, even before its second batch...

  • Bradley Cooper and Clint Eastwood to reunite for ‘The Mule’

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    Bradley Cooper and Clint Eastwood to reunite for ‘The Mule’

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — The American Sniper star and its director could play opposite each other in a crime drama from the writer behind another Eastwood project, Gran Torino....

  • Now 57, romcom star Hugh Grant finally getting married

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    Now 57, romcom star Hugh Grant finally getting married

    LONDON, May 22 — Veteran bachelor Hugh Grant, star of a string of romantic comedies including Four Weddings and a Funeral, is finally getting married for the first time to his...

  • Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix production deal

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    Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix production deal

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Barack and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment...

  • 'To the Moon' to become animated feature from 'first-tier' studios (VIDEO)

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    'To the Moon' to become animated feature from 'first-tier' studios (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 22 — Hit narrative adventure game To the Moon is being adapted into an animated feature film with help from “pretty big players” in the Japanese...

  • Taylor Swift's next album may be out by late 2019

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    Taylor Swift's next album may be out by late 2019

    LOS ANGELES, May 21 —  In an interview this weekend, Taylor Swift—who turns 29 this December—reportedly said she expects to release her next studio album before she...

  • Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar take top honours at US Billboard Music Awards

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    Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar take top honours at US Billboard Music Awards

    LOS ANGELES, May 21 — Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran both took six wins at the Billboard Music Awards today, which featured performances by Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and...

  • Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal name of their new baby boy

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    Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal name of their new baby boy

    LOS ANGELES, May 21 — Last week, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend announced the birth of their son and the couple today revealed more details on their second child. Teigen took to...

  • Van Damme and Lundgren team up in ‘Black Water’ (VIDEO)

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    Van Damme and Lundgren team up in ‘Black Water’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 21 — Not so sure if we’d like to see him back in action again, but that’s never stopped him which is why Jean-Claude Van Damme is back doing what he does...

  • Short film 'Biru' spotlights an unheralded facet of Hari Raya brilliantly

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    Short film 'Biru' spotlights an unheralded facet of Hari Raya brilliantly

    PETALING JAYA, May 21 — The festive season usually brings with it a whole slew of short films or TV commercials engineered to pull at our heartstrings. This Hari Raya, a...

  • Woody Harrelson, James Marsden question the Iraq war in ‘Shock and Awe’ (VIDEO)

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    Woody Harrelson, James Marsden question the Iraq war in ‘Shock and Awe’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 21 — Check out the first trailer for Rob Reiner’s upcoming film Shock and Awe that stars Woody Harrelson and James Marsden. The film follows two journalists...

  • Kore-eda, Japanese master whose films never lack heart

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    Kore-eda, Japanese master whose films never lack heart

    CANNES — Hirokazu Kore-eda — who won the top prize at the Cannes film festival Saturday — is Japan’s answer to Ken Loach, a director whose stories about struggling...

  • Malaysia GNR fans mark your calendar, tickets go on sale June 2

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    Malaysia GNR fans mark your calendar, tickets go on sale June 2

    PETALING JAYA, May 21 — The announcement of Guns N’ Roses’ Kuala Lumpur show on November 14 brought joy to thousands and now be prepared to battle it out to get tickets to...

  • French director Luc Besson accused of rape, denies ‘fantasist’ accusations

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    French director Luc Besson accused of rape, denies ‘fantasist’ accusations

    PARIS, May 21 — A young actress has lodged a complaint for rape against French film director Luc Besson, judicial sources said Saturday, the latest in a string of sexual abuse...

  • Lebanese Cannes winner dedicates prize to poor kids

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    Lebanese Cannes winner dedicates prize to poor kids

    CANNES, May 21 — Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki, who won one of the top prizes at Cannes on Saturday with a story of dirt poor children and migrants, dedicated her award to...