Kirk Douglas (1916-2020): A star of Hollywood’s Golden Age

And in Spartacus it was Douglas, in the title role, who led his rebellious fellow slaves against the Roman legions (played by 5,000 Spanish soldiers). Perhaps, together, they were a fitting finale for the ragman’s son, an actor whose boyhood poverty and absent father were never far from his mind. Besides The Ragman’s Son, he…


Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas passes away

In the 1970s, he gave up and let Michael have a try. (AP Photo/Wally Fong, File) Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in Spartacus, Lust for Life and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist against suspected Communists and reigned for decades as a Hollywood maverick and…


Kirk Douglas dies at 103: Steven Spielberg, Danny DeVito and others pay tribute

Good night, sweet Prince.” Kristy Swanson: “An incredible beautiful life! By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 6, 2020 9:17:27 am Many celebrities took to social media to pay their last respects to Kirk Douglas. — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 5, 2020 “I love you Spartacus, like the father I never had.” Antoninus…


Akshay Kumar beats Deepika Padukone in celebrity brand ranking; Kohli continues at top spot: Report

Aamir Khan has had a major slip in the ranking by brand value to 16th place with a total value of USD 24.9 million, as against 11th place last year. Padukone shares the number-three spot with actor-husband Ranveer Singh, who was ranked at number four last year. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and…


Baaghi 3 trailer: Tiger Shroff battles Syrian forces for Riteish Deshmukh

On a routine visit to Syria, Riteish’s character gets kidnapped, and now it is up to Tiger to save him. Baaghi 3 promises to be an entertaining action film. This franchise is known for its action sequences, and it seems like Ahmed Khan will up the ante with Baaghi 3. Directed by Ahmed Khan, Baaghi…


Darbar director AR Murugadoss seeks police protection from film distributors

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: February 6, 2020 11:58:26 am Darbar hit screens on January 9. Lyca told us to wait for a week so that they can discuss with everyone including Rajinikanth sir and come to a conclusion,” said a film distributor…


Spiral teaser trailer: Chris Rock and Samuel L Jackson team up in the latest Saw film

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Published: February 6, 2020 12:30:09 pm Spiral teaser trailer: Starring Chris Rock and Samuel L Jackson, this is the ninth film of the Saw franchise. Spiral is the ninth film of the Saw franchise. In the teaser trailer, we see Chris Rock’s character as he is called up…


Mumbai Saga: Emraan Hashmi plays an encounter specialist

An encounter specialist, he can put a bullet into someone if it accomplishes his motive. The film has a stellar cast, also including Mahesh Manjeraker, Suniel Shetty, Kajal Aggarwal and Prateik Babbar. But when Sanjay said he is offering me the role of a cop, I was a little taken aback.” Mumbai Saga is a…


Kathir to star in Ishq remake

Kathir, whose last outing was Jada, has been roped in to play the lead in the Tamil remake of Malayalam film Ishq. The Tamil remake is said to have Ann Sheetal as the female lead. A source tells indianexpress.com, “If everything goes well, the shooting will happen in a month.” Further, Kathir has Sarbath, a…


Nayanthara to play a lawyer in Thalaivar 168?

The film will have Vijay Sethupathi opposite Nayanthara. Both of them had shared screen space in Naanum Rowdythaan. On the other hand, Nayanthara has Netrikann and Mookuthi Amman in the pipeline. One may recall that Nayanthara was the female lead in Siva’s latest outing, Viswasam, starring Ajith. Grapevine has it that Nayanthara is likely to…


Yash-Roohi birthday party: Taimur, Inaaya, Zain, AbRam and other star kids have a blast

Karan Johar organised a pre-birthday party for his twins Yash and Roohi Johar in Mumbai on Wednesday. Mira Kapoor shared a photo of Yash and Roohi with her son Zain. The Vicky Kaushal starrer will hit theaters on February 21. The photos and videos from the celebrations have been doing the rounds on social media.…


Even with The Irishman nominations, could Netflix wind up an Oscars bridesmaid again?

Winning the best picture statuette for the first time would burnish Netflix’s reputation in the film business and give it new bragging rights in the increasingly competitive fight for streaming video viewers. Laura Dern is considered a front-runner for her supporting role in the streaming service’s movie Marriage Story, a divorce drama also in the…


Rashmika Mandanna in talks for Suriya-Hari film?

A source tells indianexpress.com, “It is true that the talks have been initiated. And, it looks like the makers are keen to rope in Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead opposite Suriya. Earlier, it was speculated that Malavika Mohanan was cast in this film, produced by Suriya’s home banner 2D Entertainment. We had told you…


Sam Raimi in talks for Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The studio hopes to start production on the sequel this May. Follow us on Telegram for the latest Entertainment news 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. However, the director will remain attached as executive producer. Derrickson, who directed the Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer 2016 movie Doctor Strange, had exited the sequel over “creative differences” with…


The Mandalorian Season 2 to debut in October 2020

The Disney honcho also talked about extending the realm of the series with the “possibility of infusing it with new characters” and having those characters spin-off in “their own directions”. A spin-off series from the Star Wars franchise, The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First…