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Culture Shashi Kapoor: Veteran Bollywood Actor Passes Away At 79
Author: 0 Shashi Kapoor: Veteran Bollywood Actor Passes Away At 79

Among his memorable films were "Deewar", "Kabhie Kabhie", "Namak Halal" and "Kaala Pathar". He co-starred with Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan in each. He made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film "Dharmputra" and went on to appear in more than 116 films during the '70s and until the mid '80s.

Culture First Look At Jessica Chastain's X-Men: Dark Phoenix Character
Author: 0 First Look At Jessica Chastain's X-Men: Dark Phoenix Character

There's not a whole lot of information about the upcoming 2018 release of X-Men: Dark Phoenix , but we now have our first sneak peek and it looks pretty awesome. Pride is starting to get the better of him [Charle Xavier], and he is pushing the X-Men to more extreme missions. After they're dispatched to space for a rescue mission, a solar flare hits the X-Jet and the surge of energy ignites a malevolent, power-hungry new force within Jean ( Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner )- the Phoenix .

Culture Taylor Swift speaks on Denver stopover
Author: 0 Taylor Swift speaks on Denver stopover

Colorado radio DJ David Mueller sued Swift for $3 million in damages because he was sacked from his radio co-host job in 2013 after she claimed he lifted her skirt and grabbed her derriere while they posed for a photo. While Swift has yet to address the criticism, her inclusion on the cover has resulted in a massive online culture war. Talking about how she felt while she testified at the trial, she said, "This man hadn't considered any formalities when he assaulted me, and his ...

Culture Tracee Ellis Ross Explains Sexual Assault With Children's Book
Author: 0 Tracee Ellis Ross Explains Sexual Assault With Children's Book

It isn't even a scandal. Addressing the recent onslaught of sexual-misconduct allegations in Hollywood, the Black-ish actress explained that the stories coming to light reflect a bigger issue at large. "Listen and I'll explain to you all the things you may not do". Ross' book, " The Handsy Man ", is a handy guide for all men on what constitutes sexual harassment and what type of behavior will always be considered inappropriate, especially in the workplace.

Culture Dexter Fletcher replaces Bryan Singer on Queen biopic
Author: 0 Dexter Fletcher replaces Bryan Singer on Queen biopic

In spite of the last-minute shake-up, Fox is still looking to release the film in the US on 25 December 2018. Singer had managed to finish shooting principle photography before he was booted from the project, thus the question of who receives directorial credit is still up in the air.

Culture Kim Kardashian West & Laverne Cox Team Up For 'Glam Masters'
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian West & Laverne Cox Team Up For 'Glam Masters'

The three judges are Kim's longtime makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic , beauty blogger Kandee Johnson and senior fashion editor of Marie Claire Zanna Roberts Rassi . The new reality series is called Glam Masters and is very similar to Project Runway , but it will focus on make-up artists rather than fashion. The Lifetime competition series will debut on February 28 at 10 pm ET/PT.

Culture 'Westworld' production shut down because of wildfires
Author: 0 'Westworld' production shut down because of wildfires

HBO's " Westworld " is set to resume production on its second season after shutting down operations on Monday due to concern over wildfire activity in the vicinity of the show's set. Production on "S.W.A.T." continues to be halted, according to a spokesperson for Sony Pictures Television, which produces the series. " Westworld " stars Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright also shared their thoughts on the matter on social media.

Culture Americans reject Republican tax plan by wide margin
Author: 0 Americans reject Republican tax plan by wide margin

A new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday found that 53% of US voters polled disapprove of the congressional Republican tax overhaul plan . Only 5 percent of respondents said they expect low income Americans to benefit the most from Republicans' efforts to overhaul the USA tax code. The poll was conducted from November 29 to December 4 among 1,747 adults.

Culture Sophie Turner Reveals Details About 'Game of Thrones' Season 8!
Author: 0 Sophie Turner Reveals Details About 'Game of Thrones' Season 8!

In a new interview with Variety , Sophie Turner discusses production for the final season, which is now filming. "This season, there's a new threat, and all of a sudden she finds herself somewhat back in the deep end", Turner said. Rumors are that the final season includes quite a few blockbuster action set pieces and battles , so Benioff and Weiss need ample opportunity to make it as epic as possible.

Culture Cyber Monday shoppers may be waiting longer than expected for their packages
Author: 0 Cyber Monday shoppers may be waiting longer than expected for their packages

The orders on in those days exceeded projections, UPS spokesman Steve Gaut told Bloomberg , causing a "bubble" to develop at certain package centers. UPS said this year's expected volume includes about 40 million more packages than last year's more than 712 million. The seasonal challenges have been compounded by the fact the improving economy has made it more hard - and expensive - to find seasonal help.

Culture DC's 'Shazam!' Adds 'IT' Star Jack Dylan Grazer
Author: 0 DC's 'Shazam!' Adds 'IT' Star Jack Dylan Grazer

The young actor joins the cast which now features Zachary Levi as the titular superhero, Asher Angel as Billy Batson , Grace Fulton, and Mark Strong as Doctor Sivana. According to The Hollywood Reporter Grazer, who plays Eddie Kaspbrak in IT, will portray Billy Batson's (Asher Angel) best friend Freddy Freeman.

Culture 'The Twilight Zone' is Reborn at CBS All Access with Jordan Peele
Author: 0 'The Twilight Zone' is Reborn at CBS All Access with Jordan Peele

Details on The Twilight Zone , Courtesy of CBS: The original The Twilight Zone took viewers to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A revival of the show in 1985 lasted four seasons (three on CBS and one in syndication). Are you excited to see what this gang can bring to a new Twilight Zone series? CBS utilized the new Star Trek: Discovery to expand the subscription base of their service and will continue to build that momentum with a reboot of ...

Culture Porn star August Ames found dead days after backslash for homophobic remarks
Author: 0 Porn star August Ames found dead days after backslash for homophobic remarks

In the week of her death, Ames was branded a "homophobe" after writing on Twitter about not shooting a scene with an actor who had performed in gay porn . Shortly after posting the tweet , Ames was forced to defend herself against a flood of online harassers. Ames tweeted on Sunday suggesting that she did not work with men who have done gay porn .

Culture Ups & 6 Downs From Last Night's WWE SmackDown (Dec 5)
Author: 0 Ups & 6 Downs From Last Night's WWE SmackDown (Dec 5)

While the mischevious duo deserves some reprimanding, Shane McMahon is now in the process of abusing his power. On this week's episode, Shane McMahon booked Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in a tag team match against Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura at Clash of Champions , and he added a huge stipulation to the match.

Culture Virat-Anushka set for Dec wedding, but there is denial again
Author: 0 Virat-Anushka set for Dec wedding, but there is denial again

The marriage functions will begin from December 9. No cricketer has been invited to the wedding so far. But this time it seems the duo are tying the knot for sure. Then in 2015, there is a breakup between them. Virat also considers Anushka and his mother as the two strongest women in his life. Read Also Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli hold court at Zaheer-Sagarika reception " There is absolutely no truth to it (rumours of marriage)", Anushka's spokesperson told PTI.

Culture Saif Ali Khan: If Padmavati Releases, We Will Shift Kaalakaandi
Author: 0 Saif Ali Khan: If Padmavati Releases, We Will Shift Kaalakaandi

Now, Everyone is excited to watch the Kaalakaandi Movie Trailer , which going to out at 7 PM. It's sad but I wish it had done better. In a recent media interaction, Saif Ali Khan revealed that he is okay with the idea of films releasing together and it only shows diversity.

Culture Priyanka is the 'Sexiest Asian Woman'
Author: 0 Priyanka is the 'Sexiest Asian Woman'

The Eastern Eye which conducted the poll recently announced that Priyanka Chopra has regained her first position as Asia's Sexiest Woman after holding it in the years 2014 and 2015. Pakistani actor Mahira Khan who was on the ninth rank a year ago, bagged the fifth position on the same list this time. The rest of the list include Drashti Dhami, Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Gauhar Khan and Rubina Dilaik.

Culture Jeffrey Tambor Didn't Leave 'Transparent' After All
Author: 0 Jeffrey Tambor Didn't Leave 'Transparent' After All

In a statement , the Emmy-winning actor "adamantly and vehemently" denied any wrongdoing, and called Barnes "disgruntled". "Given the politicized atmosphere that seems to have afflicted our set, I don't see how I can return to Transparent ".

Culture Star Wars fans ecstatic at Last Jedi red carpet in Tokyo
Author: 0 Star Wars fans ecstatic at Last Jedi red carpet in Tokyo

But Rian Johnson won't be exploring it. It's become tradition that whenever a new Star Wars movie is on the horizon, fans pore over every rumour, spy photo and piece of marketing material in the build up to its release, proposing countless theories in an effort to answer some of those burning questions about the galaxy far, far away.

Culture Hugh Jackman Turned Down a Chance to Play James Bond
Author: 0 Hugh Jackman Turned Down a Chance to Play James Bond

Speaking to Variety , the X-Men actor said: "I was about to do X-Men 2, and a call came from my agent asking if I'd be interested in Bond ". However, the actor felt the franchise wasn't gritty enough at the time and made a decision to opt out of portraying James Bond .

Culture Rep. Larry Bucshon reacts to passed gun reciprocity bill
Author: 0 Rep. Larry Bucshon reacts to passed gun reciprocity bill

They admitted to tripping up. Still, the domestic abuse conviction and jail sentence still made him a prohibited person; this shooting could have been prevented. Gun control advocates oppose the bill on the grounds that it forces some places to recognize dramatically weaker standards for concealed carry. The bill also doesn't expand which agencies are required to report records to NICS.

Culture Jennifer Lawrence Says Her Movies Are Like Boyfriends
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence Says Her Movies Are Like Boyfriends

The Oscar-winning actress said she avoided sexual movie roles after her nude photos were stolen in a widespread hack in 2014. Lawrence, who has been a pretty outspoken opponent of President Donald Trump , also revealed whether she'd ever want to meet him: "I think so".

Culture Bryan Singer fired from production
Author: 0 Bryan Singer fired from production

Egan sued Singer in Hawaii on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, and is seeking more than $75,000 on each of four accusations: intentional infliction of emotional distress, battery, assault and invasion of privacy. This will be a good warm up for him as he's previously been tapped to direct an upcoming biopic with singer Elton John as the subject. While some reports attributed his absence to clashes with the film's star, Rami Malek , Singer himself downplayed any discord, and explained he simply ...