Priyanka’s reality show The Activist criticised, Twitter user calls it ‘dehumanising’
A newly-announced reality show featuring Priyanka Chopra, Usher and Julianne Hough has been criticised over ‘misguided premise’. It’s described as ‘a competition series featuring six inspiring activists teamed with 3 high-profile…figures’. “Such obscene shows make total sense in a disconnected…world where activists are nothing more than entrepreneurs-to-be. It’s dehumanising,” a tweet read.
Ben Kingsley, Jane Curtin to star in Turtletaub ‘Jules’: Reports
Hollywood stars Ben Kingsley, Jane Curtin, Harriet Harris and Zoë Winters are starring together in Marc Turtletaub directorial ‘Jules’, as per reports. According to Deadline, the film is about an unusual and unexpected visitor who brings together several people living in a small city in rural Western Pennsylvania. It is reportedly written by Gavin Steckler, who’s known for series ‘Review’.
I was sad: Benedict on ‘Doctor Strange 2’ director change
Benedict Cumberbatch recently spoke about Marvel Studios’ decision to replace ‘Doctor Strange’ director Scott Derrickson with filmmaker Sam Raimi for the film’s sequel. The actor, who plays the titular role in the franchise, said, “I was sad to hear about it.” However, he added that he completely respected the decision and it was done very amicably.
He locked me without food & water, raped me while I was unconscious: Woman on R Kelly
R Kelly sexually assaulted a woman at his Chicago studio in 2003, where he locked her up without food and water, the woman testified. She said she was kept at least two days at Kelly’s studio. She added Kelly was adjusting his pants when she woke up, and recalled feeling “wet stuff” between her legs and on her thighs.
Rana to play antagonist in Atlee’s next starring SRK: Reports
Actor Rana Daggubati has reportedly been roped in to play the antagonist in Atlee’s upcoming pan-India film. The action thriller, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara and Sanya Malhotra, has been titled ‘Jawaan’, according to reports. The film recently went on floors in Pune. Rana will also be seen in Telugu films ‘Virata Parvam’ and ‘Bheema Nayak’.
Yami criticises media outlet for mentioning only male actors in movie review headline
Actress Yami Gautam recently called out a media outlet for not mentioning her and co-star Jacqueline Fernandez in its headline of ‘Bhoot Police’ review. “Thank you for the feedback but it’s high time…media portals…start acknowledging the fact that a film belongs to the female counterparts as well,” she wrote. The film also stars Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Kapoor.