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Entertainment

Affleck to direct Batman film, says Warner Bros chief – Stallone partnering with STX Entertainment on new movie

LAS VEGAS, April 13, (Agencies):  Ben Affleck will direct a stand-alone “Batman” movie, says Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara. Affleck portrayed the caped crusader …

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Disney’s Horn finds hits of future – Rare H’wood exec uses low key approach, keen creative vision

LOS ANGELES, April 12, (RTRS): If Disney’s Burbank headquarters suggests the look of a whimsical, post-modern Parthenon, with columns styled as giant “Snow White” dwarves, …

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Beggar gets a life after saving one – French baker sells business to homeless man

DOLE, France, April 12, (AFP): French baker Michel Flamant, who owes his life to the homeless man who begged for handouts outside his bakery, knows …

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‘Visaaranai’, ‘Parched’ take top honors at Indian Fest of LA – Washington, Davis star in ‘Fences’

LOS ANGELES, April 12, (RTRS): “Visaaranai” received the grand jury prize for best feature at the 14th annual Indian Film Festival Los Angeles at ArcLight …

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‘Ford one and only Indiana Jones’ – Marshall says not going to do Bond thing

LOS ANGELES, April 12, (RTRS): Producer Frank Marshall expressed excitement about getting under way in the making of the fifth installment in the “Indiana Jones” …

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Shankar hears Europe refugees with sitar – Adams cancels Mississippi show

NEW YORK, April 11, (Agencies): Horrified by the suffering of the wave of refugees seeking shelter in Europe, the sitarist Anoushka Shankar has turned their …

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DiCaprio wins best male performance for ‘Revenant’ at MTV awards

Space Opera “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, taking best film and breakthrough performance for …

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‘Hands of Stone’ great movie: Ramirez – ‘It was an honor to play Duran’

LOS ANGELES, April 11, (RTRS): Venezuelan-born actor Edgar Ramirez (“Joy,” “Carlos”) spoke to Variety at IFF Panama about his role as Panamanian boxer, Roberto Duran, …

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‘Captain America’s’ new trailer shows Team Cap in action – Joker joins the fun in ‘Suicide Squad’ clip

LOS ANGELES, April 11, (RTRS): Fans got a new look at the upcoming “Captain America: Civil War” Sunday night, as a new trailer debuted at …

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Welles was deeply insecure, says biographer Callow – Tribeca entry ‘As I Open My Eyes’ bought by Kino Lorber

LOS ANGELES, April 10, (RTRS): Simon Callow has become the pre-eminent chronicler of the life and times of Orson Welles. Over three sprawling biographies, Callow has …

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