Ghost in the Shell’s producer Steven Paul remains unrepentant over the alleged ‘whitewashing’ of the beloved Japanese Manga series. Paul, who was criticised for casting Scarlett Johansson in Asian role, defended his decision claiming that it is “… an international story” that needs an “…international approach…”.
Heard on the street
Actress Trisha will play a food blogger in Mohini
Manjima Mohan has still not signed on to play Sandakozhi 2’s heroine
Karunaas might quit his Nadigar Sangam post to focus on politics
Filming has begun for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One
Production of Star Wars: Episode VII will be complete later this month
D Imman will compose the music for Kottigobba 2
Tanya and Arulnithi will star in Radha Mohan’s next
Irrfan Khan has been taken to task by clerics on his recent comments about the slaughter of animals as ‘sacrifice’. Maulana Abdul Wahid Khatri, the state secretary of Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Hind (a leading Islamic organisation in India), deemed the actor’s comments a publicity stunt, and said that the actor should concentrate on acting instead of commenting on religion.
Let them eat cake!
Neena Gupta turns a year older today!