Category Archives: Hollywood Spice

Kim Kardashian films breakup scene with Kanye West


Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly filmed for a breakup scene with her husband and rapper Kanye West.

The popular couple have reportedly been facing turmoil in their relationship since Kim’s Paris robbery.

According to a source, Kim alongside her mother Kris Jenner filmed the scene for their family TV show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, reports

“Kim and her mother Kris Jenner have filmed a scene already where Kim breaks up with Kanye. They were both crying as the cameras rolled,” the source said.

Kim has reportedly told her mother in the footage that things between her and West are not working out, despite numerous attempts to save their marriage.

“Kim thinks she and Kanye need time apart,” the source added.

Hillary Clinton to be subject of a film


Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) A film showcasing the early years in the life of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in production.

The indie movie, titled “When I’m a Moth”, will feature actress Addison Timlin as young Clinton. The project will be co-written and co-directed by Magdalena Zyzak and Zachary Cotler, reports

The film will focus on the time when Clinton did odd jobs in Alaska in 1969, between her college graduation and the start of her law career.

Cotler said “When I’m a Moth” would not be a biopic. Rather, he said that the film would be about “how politics makes you not real”.

Talking on her behalf, Timlin said: “There are plenty of moments where we’re like, ‘This didn’t happen’. It’s less about that time in her life and (more) about… This young woman starting to have the understanding that her life from that point forward will be lived in a very specific way as to not disturb anyone-to become a very well-liked person.”

Priyanka Chopra to attend 2017 Oscars


Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra announced on social media that she will be attending the 89th Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday night here.

Priyanka took to Instagram on Friday night to share the news with her fans while posting a photograph with legendary British singer Mick Jagger.

“Change of plans! Oscars here we come. Mick Jagger LA LA Land,” Priyanka wrote alongside the image.

Apart from Priyanka, actress Priyanka Bose is also expected to attend the 2017 Oscars for her film “Lion”.

This won’t be the first time when Priyanka would be gracing the red carpet at Oscars.

The 34-year-old, who got fame in the West through her lead role of Alex Parrish in TV thriller series “Quantico”, was one of the presenters at the 88th Academy Awards last year.

Looking stunning in an elegant white gown, a creation by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad, Priyanka presented the Oscar in the Best Film Editing category to “Mad Max: Fury Road” along with Hollywood star Liev Schreiber.

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 2017 Oscars, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honour the best films of 2016.

Besides Oscars, the former Miss World has also presented trophies at the 68th Emmy Awards, 2016 SAG awards and the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards among others.

Priyanka has also won two People’s Choice Awards – one each for Favourite Actress in a New TV series and Favourite Dramatic TV Actress categories – for her role in “Quantico”.

In India, Priyanka came into spotlight after portraying power-packed performances in films like “Andaaz”, “Aitraaz”, “Fashion” and “7 Khoon Maaf” among others.

She is also set to make her Hollywood debut alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Zac Efron with upcoming film “Baywatch”.

Vin Diesel welcomed in India with ‘desi’ fanfare


Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) A rousing reception with traditional ‘dhol’, ‘tutari’ and ’tilak’ was accorded to Hollywood star Vin Diesel, who landed here on Thursday morning on a two-day promotional tour of his forthcoming release “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”. On his maiden trip to India, Diesel says his dream to explore the country has come true.

The American actor was accompanied by his “xXx…” co-star and Indian actress Deepika Padukone and director D.J. Caruso.

Priyanka Chopra jets off to LA for Oscars


Mumbai, Feb 27 : Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has taken off for Los Angeles from Montreal to be a presenter at the glitzy and star-studded 88th Academy Awards, to be held in Hollywood on Sunday.

“Staring into the sun… LA bound… Long flight! Yes! #Oscars,” Priyanka shared on her social media pages, along with an image in which she is seen sporting glares while the sun shines on her face.

The former beauty queen, who has found international fame following her stint on American TV show “Quantico”, will be among the star presenters at the Oscars, where stars like Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon and Whoopi Goldberg will also take to the stage.

Earlier, Priyanka had shared that she is expecting it to be an “insane night” and of course, there’s a lot of anticipation on what she will wear for the big night, especially after she has landed a key role in the “Baywatch” movie.

This year, India has no nomination at the Oscars.

India out of Oscars race


Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian regional films “Court”, “Jalam”, “RangiTaranga” and “Nachom-ia Kumpasar”, which were vying for a spot in different categories of the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, couldn’t make it to the nominations list of this year’s Oscars.

The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced here on Thursday by Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, actor John Krasinski and filmmakers Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee.

While filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s debut Marathi film “Court” was earlier out of the Best Foreign Language Film category of the prestigious awards gala losing its battle against films like “Embrace of the Serpent” (Colombia), “A War” (Denmark), “Mustang” (France), “Son of Saul” (Hungary), and “Theeb” (Jordan), hopes were high from “Jalam”, “RangiTaranga” and “Nachom-ia Kumpasar”, which were competing in categories including Best Original Song and Best Original Score.

However, none of them were able to make it to the Oscar nominations. 

Sandra Bullock ‘world’s most beautiful’


Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) People magazine has named actress Sandra Bullock the “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for 2015.

“No, really. I just said, ‘That’s ridiculous’. I’ve told no one,” Bullock said.

The news was announced on NBC’s “Today”, reports

Bollywood, Hollywood to lend glamour at IIFA in US


Tampa Bay (Florida), Feb 1   The 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards and weekend will see a host of Hollywood celebrities as well as biggies from the Hindi film industry rubbing shoulders at the event that is to be held for the first time in the US.

The IIFA weekend, which promotes Indian cinema offshore by organising various activities like premiers, discussions and award functions, will take place here April 24-26.

IIFA awards has been previously held at exotic locations like  Sun City, Amsterdam, Colombo, Johannesburg, Toronto, Macau and Singapore.