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Life&Culture Emmy Winner Riz Ahmed In Negotiations To Star In Netflix's 'Hamlet'
Author: 0 Emmy Winner Riz Ahmed In Negotiations To Star In Netflix's 'Hamlet'

It's not quite the Olivier at the National Theatre - Ahmed's contemporary adaptation, "set in a modern-day London of economic and political uncertainty", will be seen by far younger audiences, for one. Recently, Ahmed made history by becoming the first man of South Asian descent to take home an Emmy, winning for his role in HBO's The Night Of .

Life&Culture Why Kylie Jenner Wasn't in 'KUWTK' Christmas Special Set Photo
Author: 0 Why Kylie Jenner Wasn't in 'KUWTK' Christmas Special Set Photo

Commenters immediately began asking why the young CEO of Kylie Cosmetics was not included in the picture. "So I really believe she's pregnant this time", one Twitter user said as a comment to the photo shared by Kris. 'Wonder y kylie isnt in this hmm, ' commented another. It was unusual that even Kendall - one Kardashian sibling who says she would rather not be filmed - was featured in the special but not the camera ready Kylie.

Life&Culture Singer Bjork reveals further details of sexual harassment claims
Author: 0 Singer Bjork reveals further details of sexual harassment claims

Danish director Von Trier , who worked with Bjork on Dancer In The Dark , issued a statement to Danish publication Jyllands-Posten, denying the allegations. She said she was providing a fuller explanation of her experiences, in part, to combat those stories. Bjork said that after she rejected the Danish director's advances, he and his producer fabricated stories about her being "difficult".

Life&Culture Halloween store pulls 'tasteless' Anne Frank costume
Author: 0 Halloween store pulls 'tasteless' Anne Frank costume

It included a blue, long-sleeve shirt with a shoulder bag and green beret, USA Today reported. The Anne Frank costume offended some of those who have read the diary left behind by the teenage girl, who died at the age of 15 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

Life&Culture 'Perfectly f*ckable': JLaw on the grim reality of a Hollywood career
Author: 0 'Perfectly f*ckable': JLaw on the grim reality of a Hollywood career

Lawrence said in a statement to People that she did not experience harassment by Weinstein when she worked with him five years ago. "When I was much younger and starting out, I was told by producers of a film to lose 15 pounds in two weeks", the Oscar victor said at the Elle Women in Hollywood event on Monday.

Life&Culture Trailer Park Boys star John Dunsworth dies
Author: 0 Trailer Park Boys star John Dunsworth dies

Dunsworth took a couple of other small TV and film roles but was by far best known as the overbearing, alcoholic and closeted supervisor in Trailer Park Boys , which ran for seven seasons and was revived by Netflix. Lahey's finest moment. What is your favorite Mr. Lahey scene? Dunsworth was born in Nova Scotia and got his start in acting as part of the local theatre and acting community.

Life&Culture SACP slams 'factional' removal of Nzimande as Minister
Author: 0 SACP slams 'factional' removal of Nzimande as Minister

While confirming it received a courtesy call from Zuma before announcing the reshuffle, Cosatu said it found the "frequency" of cabinet reshuffles unsettling and contributing towards instability at key government departments. Mahlobo may be less hesitant. If a candidate other than Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma wins the ANC's presidential election, Zuma could be out as state president as early as January.

Life&Culture 'Supergirl' season 3 spoilers: Kara to face Psi in episode 2
Author: 0 'Supergirl' season 3 spoilers: Kara to face Psi in episode 2

I'm such a fan, I will probably be rooting for her through most of the episode . (She has a real name, but it's so bland that her weak code name ends up looking brilliant.) Psi, played by the criminally underrated Yael Grobglas from the even more underrated Jane the Virgin , is a thief with the power to make people live out their worst fears - a fact that's established immediately as Psi, calmly, walks into a bank and reduces everyone to their knees in fear, including Kara herself.

Author: 0 Centurions De Kock, Amla star In South Africa's win over Bangladesh

With three boundaries in the ninth over, his opening partner Amla (110 not out) brought the 50 run stand and the Proteas ended the first powerplay at 61 for naught. Openers Imrul Kayes and Liton Das had made a good start, but both of them failed to make it big. Home seamer Kagiso Rabada was the pick of the bowlers with figures of four for 43 in his 10 overs.

Life&Culture Latest Doodle by Google showcases famous singer Selena Quintanilla
Author: 0 Latest Doodle by Google showcases famous singer Selena Quintanilla

According to a 1995 New York Times report on Saldivar's conviction, the "jury here in Houston took less than two and a half hours to convict the defendant, Yolanda Saldivar, apparently rejecting the contention of her lawyers that the gun that killed Selena , who was 23, had gone off accidentally and that Ms.

Life&Culture Hema Malini birthday: When the actress was caught red-handed with Dharmendra
Author: 0 Hema Malini birthday: When the actress was caught red-handed with Dharmendra

Her first main role in a movie came in 1968s "Sapno Ka Saudagar", where she was cast alongside Raj Kapoor. The dream girl got her first Filmfare award for Seeta aur Geeta in 1972. Born on October 16, 1948 in Jeeyapuram, Tiruchirappalli district, Madras, Malini was the third child born of a Tamil-speaking family to her mother Jaya Lakshmi Chakravarti, a film producer, and VSR Chakravarti.

Life&Culture How Kate Winslet snubbed Harvey Weinstein
Author: 0 How Kate Winslet snubbed Harvey Weinstein

Usually, performers thank Harvey for his role in films, but Kate Winslet chose to thank nineteen other people instead. "Then later, with The Reader , same thing, 'I'm gonna get you that Oscar nomination, I'm gonna get you a win, I'm gonna win for you, '" she said.

Life&Culture Cher reuniting with Meryl Streep for Mamma Mia sequel
Author: 0 Cher reuniting with Meryl Streep for Mamma Mia sequel

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again will return to the story of Donna and her three lovers (which, in the first film served as the big mystery: which of Donna's three blokes is Sophie's father), but this time it'll flashback to Young Donna, Sam, Bill and Harry.

Life&Culture How Carrie Fisher stuck up for friend who was sexually assaulted
Author: 0 How Carrie Fisher stuck up for friend who was sexually assaulted

Ross revealed that an unnamed Oscar-winning producer (not Weinstein) had invited her for dinner and, when he picked her up, he pulled the auto over and climbed in top of her, pinning her seat. "She put things out there and in your face". "So when I met with this guy and when it happened, it happened so quickly that I was ashamed of myself".

Life&Culture Anthony Joshua gets late replacement opponent on October 28 in next fight
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua gets late replacement opponent on October 28 in next fight

Pulev has only lost once previously and that was to Klitschko so it was setting up to be an extremely intriguing fight, one that Joshua was favourite to win but he would have to be focused to make sure he did win it. 3 ranked boxer and the current IBF Intercontinental Champion Carlos Takam. Hearn says "it's a hard position for AJ". It was reported in Bulgaria that Pulev, also 36, could yet challenge Joshua in November or December, but Matchroom have already sold more than 70,000 tickets ...

Life&Culture First trailer for 'X-Men' spinoff 'The New Mutants' goes full horror
Author: 0 First trailer for 'X-Men' spinoff 'The New Mutants' goes full horror

The synopsis of the film reads: "Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves". "Drawing from the big events that we love in the comics". "This is much more of a performance-driven horror film". "Every video complains online about characters that aren't in it right now", he said.

Life&Culture Netflix shares gain after company adds more subscribers than expected in Q3
Author: 0 Netflix shares gain after company adds more subscribers than expected in Q3

The stock has a market cap of $87.51 billion, a PE ratio of 246.57 and a beta of 1.09. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 17th. The higher prices are likely to increase Netflix's revenue by about $650 million next year, RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney predicted. Corporate insiders own 4.90% of the company's stock.

Life&Culture Glee star 'tried to take his own life' after child porn bust
Author: 0 Glee star 'tried to take his own life' after child porn bust

The actor is said to have attempted suicide in August. The american comedian 35-year-old, who pleaded guilty in a child pornography case, was saved by his roommate. However Mark's lawyer has denied the story , telling TMZ: " Mark is physically fine and Mark is spending his time atoning and working on himself ".

Author: 0 Roy Dotrice, 'Amadeus' and 'Game of Thrones' actor, dead at 94

His major film credit was as Leopold Mozart in the 1985 Oscar-winning film Amadeus . Originally winning the BAFTA for Best Actor in 1969 for playing Albert Haddock in the BBC adaptation of AP Herbert's Misleading Cases , he won a Tony award back in 2000 for his performance in stage play A Moon for the Misbegotten revival.

Life&Culture Alexandra Burke in Strictly Come Dancing 'fix' row
Author: 0 Alexandra Burke in Strictly Come Dancing 'fix' row

The TV star struggled to hold back her tears as she discussed her departure from the BBC dance show with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid , saying: "I am trying to keep it together, but it is a hard morning". Deep down, Brendan doesn't want to either - but options are being weighed up'. "We've both been very emotional the last couple of days". The Sun then revealed producers are anxious Brendan will quit after being snubbed for the role of head judge after Len Goodman's departure.

Life&Culture Jimmy Kimmel has some regrets about publicly revealing son's health problems
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel has some regrets about publicly revealing son's health problems

But hey, Ashley Judd is probably a big fan, so there's that. He brought up a combination poll/research study that showed how he was equally liked between Republicans and Democrats before the past six months. Ben Shapiro recently slammed Kimmel and wondered how exactly he of all people became "the great moral arbiter of our time." But if a broadcaster is going to invite me to tune him out, I might want to let his sponsors to know I'm taking him up on the invitation.

Life&Culture Surprise! This hot Hollywood couple got married in a super secret ceremony
Author: 0 Surprise! This hot Hollywood couple got married in a super secret ceremony

Fassbender did however make a rare comment on their relationship during a Good Morning America appearance a year ago, stating, "We met on that job and have been seeing each other since". Talk about a casual (alleged!) wedding. And with Ibiza being a notorious party island, we can only imagine what those post-wedding hangovers were like.

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Author: 0 "Stranger Things 2" Official Trailer Is Terrifying

We're still two weeks out from Stranger Things' season 2 premiere, but Netflix just released a new clip that should hit that sweet spot of dark, gooey, monster mystery until then. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived. The trailer released at Comic Con in July was comparatively lighthearted and along with great use of Michael Jackson's " Thriller ", was able to gave us the nostalgic feel that Stranger Things ...

Author: 0 Weinstein Company Gets Emergency Investment From Colony Capital

Last week, The Weinstein Company assured investors it was NOT shutting down after being hit by the explosive sexual assault scandal of co-founder Harvey Weinstein . Colony's cash infusion will "stabilize the company's current operations, as well as provide comfort to our critical distribution, production and talent partners around the world", the companies said in the statement.

Life&Culture Ex-Pussycat Dolls member says group was more like a 'prostitution ring'
Author: 0 Ex-Pussycat Dolls member says group was more like a 'prostitution ring'

She told online publication The Blast that Jones is "clearly looking for her 15 minutes". She quit in 2005, saying then that being part of the group was no longer fun. The founder and choreographer of the group, Robin Antin has denied his comments in Blast. The Pussycat Dolls are one of the best-selling girl groups of all times, selling 53million records worldwide before their breakup in 2010.

Life&Culture Everybody's there for each other: Disick on Kardashians
Author: 0 Everybody's there for each other: Disick on Kardashians

It's the worst. It's not going to be happy for me; I had a full break down. "I don't want the kids to see him like this", Kourtney admits, and Khloe quietly comments "tough love" about the situation. "That Mexico trip really f*cked me up", she said. An anonymous source told People , "Yes, Khloe and Tristan are expecting, and they are thrilled".

Life&Culture Bharat Financial shares end almost 2% up; IndusInd Bank slips
Author: 0 Bharat Financial shares end almost 2% up; IndusInd Bank slips

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 206.15 points or 0.64% at 32,638.84. The stock rose as much as 3.8 per cent to its highest since November 1, 2010. There will be a preferential allotment of warrants to the promoters of IndusInd in accordance with the applicable RBI and Sebi guidelines as an anti-dilutive measure.

Life&Culture Marvel's new Black Panther trailer: the fight for Wakanda is on
Author: 0 Marvel's new Black Panther trailer: the fight for Wakanda is on

While the first trailer , which premiered in June, gave us a frenetic sampling of the cool details the film has to offer - the female bodyguards known as the Dora Milaje, Boseman in that signature Black Panther super suit, and Lupita Nyong'o giving fierce looks - this second trailer gives us more depth.

Life&Culture Kate Middleton Surprises Kids for Charity
Author: 0 Kate Middleton Surprises Kids for Charity

But now she's making up for lost time! The Duchess of Cambridge made the surprise turnout at Paddington Station to meet the cast and crew of Paddington 2 in a charity event, but Royal watchers hoping for the first United Kingdom appearance of Harry's girlfriend were left disappointed.

Life&Culture Singer Ed Sheeran Injured in 'a Bit of a Bicycle Accident'
Author: 0 Singer Ed Sheeran Injured in 'a Bit of a Bicycle Accident'

The music star confirmed the miserable news with an Instagram post demonstrating his right arm wrapped in a white mortar cast, and his left arm strapped up in a naval force bear gauze. His friend, DJ Smallzy , also tweeted: 'Sources in LDN @edsheeran telling me he's been hit by a vehicle while riding a bike. After several years of playing on the street and in bars, Sheeran won breakthrough worldwide success with his 2014 love ballad " Thinking Out Loud ".

Life&Culture Comedian and radio presenter Sean Hughes dies
Author: 0 Comedian and radio presenter Sean Hughes dies

He was the youngest ever victor of the Perrier award and had his own programme on Channel 4 - called Sean's Show - in the early 90s. His death comes just over a week after he told his followers he was in hospital, in a tweet posted on 8 October.

Life&Culture Young Audiences Flock to 'Happy Death Day'
Author: 0 Young Audiences Flock to 'Happy Death Day'

Based on Ridley Scott's groundbreaking 1982 film Blade Runner, 2049 continues its story of cops hunting down rogue androids in dystopian Los Angeles. The Jackie Chan-starrer started its global rollout on September 30, and has tallied $88 million overseas so far. Two biopics struggled to draw significant grosses.

Life&Culture #MeToo: Twitter flooded with personal stories of assault
Author: 0 #MeToo: Twitter flooded with personal stories of assault

Women listened. Within hours, tweets with the words " me too " began appearing in droves. But Milano said she is passionate about women's rights: 'Sexual harassment and assault in the workplace are not just about Harvey Weinstein , ' she wrote.'We must change things in general.

Life&Culture Top Moments from Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez & More
Author: 0 Top Moments from Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez & More

That's why Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony launched Somos Una Voz , a humanitarian campaign aimed at providing food, shelter, medicine, and power to victims of Mexico's recent 7.1 quake and Hurricane Maria. Blige , Maxwell, and Andra Day. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West was among the celebrities who answered calls from viewers who were encouraged to pledge money toward the American Red Cross, Reach Out Worldwide, United Way, United for Puerto Rico and other aid groups during the ...

Life&Culture Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman to sign WWE
Author: 0 Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman to sign WWE

The tournament, named after WWE Hall of Famer and one of the greatest WWE super stars in history, Mae Young, will feature 32 of the top female competitors from around the world participating in a single-elimination tournament. With seven training rings, a world-class strength and conditioning program and cutting-edge edit and production facilities, the Performance Center allows new recruits to hone their skills through a comprehensive program that includes in-ring training, physical ...

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' cast gets no scripts

In an interview with Scandinavian TV station Skavlan , Coster-Waldau revealed that the actors wouldn't even be getting the scripts ahead of schedule this time around. Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has revealed the cast will not get scripts for the eighth season of the show, due to the HBO hack and leaks that have plagued the popular television show.

Life&Culture Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners for Collusion
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners for Collusion

Preseason injuries to Ryan Tannehill and Joe Flacco sparked suspicion Kaepernick would be signed, but owners have been openly hesitant with signing him. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora also reports similar news . The Ravens were considering signing him during training camp, but owner Steve Bisciotti publicly said fans had expressed opposition to the idea.

Life&Culture Macron Plans to Strip Harvey Weinstein of French Medal of Honor
Author: 0 Macron Plans to Strip Harvey Weinstein of French Medal of Honor

London's Metropolitan Police report the woman says she was assaulted in London in 2010, 2011 and again in 2015. "It was pathetic, revolting", she was quoted as saying in a Thursday interview. Weinstein was made a knight of the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest award, in 2012 in recognition of the efforts by Miramax, the company he founded with his brother Bob, to boost foreign films in the United States.

Life&Culture Nick Jonas Congratulates Joe & Sophie Turner on Their Engagement!
Author: 0 Nick Jonas Congratulates Joe & Sophie Turner on Their Engagement!

Jonas, 28, and Turner, 21, began dating previous year and have since traveled to London together to meet her parents and spent Thanksgiving with the Jonas clan at the California skiing destination Mammoth Mountain. Even Jonas's younger brother, Nick , took to social media to celebrate this news, reposting their photo on Twitter , writing , "Congratulations to my brother.

Life&Culture Fallon: Going after Trump 'just not what I do'
Author: 0 Fallon: Going after Trump 'just not what I do'

Fallon also added that Trump usually gives out good material for making jokes. Jimmy stated that he's more of a pop-culture fan rather than a follower of political culture. For Fallon, meanwhile, jokes about the president are not off-limits and he argued that he made "thousands" of jokes about former President Obama. In the recent times, the trend has been set straight - make jokes on President Donald Trump and get more viewers.

Life&Culture Mars Leads American Music Awards Nominations With Eight
Author: 0 Mars Leads American Music Awards Nominations With Eight

The "Bad at Love" singer, 23, didn't spend too much time celebrating her two American Music Awards nominations Thursday - instead, she expressed her disappointment that other female artists were all but left out of the fun. Rihanna was the only other female artist to land two nods. Mars will compete against The Chainsmokers, Drake, Lamar and Sheeran. The nominations - which are determined via fan interactions as reflected in Billboard magazine and on Billboard .com - echo an entirely ...

Life&Culture Mindy Kaling Reveals She's Having A Baby Girl On 'Ellen'
Author: 0 Mindy Kaling Reveals She's Having A Baby Girl On 'Ellen'

Prior to Kaling's official announcement , it was learned that some of her friends already knew about her baby's gender . "I'm having a girl", she added. "'What did you just say?' she said, 'Oh, Oprah, I don't think you know. I'm having a girl". "There are worse things!" LOL! As for her first pregnancy , Kaling said all is well "so far".

Life&Culture Petrol Price in Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister cuts back 3% Value-Added Tax
Author: 0 Petrol Price in Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister cuts back 3% Value-Added Tax

Gujarat levied 28.96% VAT on petrol and diesel prior to the tax cut. Earlier, the central government had reduced the excise duty on petrol and diesel rates by Rs 2 per litre each. Chief Spokesman of Congress KK Mishra during press conference told that the reduction in rates of fuel is not sufficient. When per barrel price of fuel was much higher in worldwide market then UPA Government did not allow fuel prices to go up, despite loss to exchequer.

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