A singer checks into a new motel. Vampires check out. A quick look at all this, and other news in the world of cinema today.
Anaika Soti plays a sex worker in Badri’s Sema Boga Aagatha.
Deepika Padukone is the female lead in Salman Khan’s Tubelight.
Parineeti Chopra will sing a duet with actor Ayushmann Khurrana for their latest film, Meri Pyaari Bindu.
Actress Karen David will play Princess Jasmine in the sixth season of Once Upon A Time.
Singer Rihanna will play Marion Crane in Bates Motel.
Heard On The Street
Kabali 2 just might happen. Producer Thanu says its all in Rajinikanth’s hands.
The Hindi version of the film may have Amitabh Bachchan in the titular role.
Joker has been given a ‘U’ certificate and will likely release this August.
Jennifer Aniston, who recently challenged the media on constantly speculating on her personal life, was honoured at a film festival for children and teens in Italy recently. When asked how we could get Hollywood to have more stories about women, she said,”I think we need to empower women to not just be about dresses and beauty and selfies. We need to start having conversations and put our phones down and get out of social media, take social media breaks. That is why we are not seeing the right stories being told, because everyone is stuck in their phones.”
Lindsay Lohan has accused fiancé Egor Tarabasov of trying to strangle her.
After an eight season run, fan favourite The Vampire Diaries is all set to end, prompting fits of depression in teenage girls the world over. In unrelated news, a new study links stress during teenage years to mental illness.
Sofia Hayat is facing legal action by the makers of her film Six X. Director Chandrakant Singh alleges that the actress, who recently became a nun, refused to dub for the film and has violated the terms of her contract.
Let Them Eat Cake!
Sandra Bullock, Kate Beckinsale, Mick Jagger, Helen Mirren, Rajikiran, Suman Ranganathan, Mugdha Godse, and Abhirami all turn a year older today!