Was nervous about playing a famous character: Florence on Black Widow
Actress Florence Pugh, while speaking about her film ‘Black Widow’, said that she was “totally nervous” to take on a very famous comic book character. “I was worried about if people were going to appreciate me as a casting choice for Yelena, if they were going to be disappointed with the choices that I made as this character,” she added.
Willis, Rooker to star in adaptation of ‘Corrective Measures’
Bruce Willis and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ actor Michael Rooker are all set to star in ‘Corrective Measures’, a film based on Grant Chastain’s graphic novel of the same name. The upcoming project will be directed and produced by Sean Patrick O’Reilly, the filmmaker behind films like ‘Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness’ and ‘Pixies’.
You’ll stay in our hearts: Sidharth on Vikram Batra’s birth anniversary
Actor Sidharth Malhotra paid tribute to Captain Vikram Batra on his 47th birth anniversary. Taking to Instagram, he wrote, “They say that those who touch our lives, stay in our hearts forever…Captain Vikram Batra, you have touched our lives immensely with your valour, wisdom, charm and love for the nation. You will stay in our hearts forever.”
I’ve done around 250 odd films, I’m not choosy: Jackie Shroff
Speaking about his film choices, actor Jackie Shroff said that he has done around 250 odd films and has been lucky to be cast in all kinds of films. He added, “I’m not choosy that I’ll only do this or sing songs as a hero.” “I’ve been around for a long time and I’m lucky…I keep getting work,” he said.
Biopic on Sourav Ganguly announced, BCCI President says ‘Let’s get this ball rolling’
Production company Luv Films, which is owned by Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg, have announced they’ll be producing BCCI President and ex-India captain Sourav Ganguly’s biopic. Ganguly shared a note on Instagram writing, “Let’s get this ball rolling.” He added, “Cricket has been everything in my life…Thrilled that Luv Films will bring [my journey] to life for the big screen.”
‘Jio Phone Next’ smartphone launch by Google & Jio delayed amid trials, chip shortage
Reliance Industries has announced that the launch of ‘Jio Phone Next’, the 4G smartphone made by Google and Jio, which was scheduled for September 10, has been delayed. It added that the smartphone is in “advanced trials” and will be rolled out before Diwali, which is in November. RIL noted that this additional time will also help “mitigate” global semiconductor shortages.