Deepika Padukone: BIG news for xXx and Padmaavat star as she signs up for THIS huge role

The star, best known to Western audiences as the female lead in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, hit headlines over the last year for her work in the hugely controversial Padmaavat. Now, she’s got another high-profile job on the horizon; as the star and a producer on a film about an acid attack survivor. She’ll […]

Scrapping episodes, Emma Stone’s hatred of her elf role, and Jonah Hill’s questionable Icelandic accent: Cary Joji Fukunaga takes us inside the making of his Netflix series ‘Maniac’

Michele K. Short/Netflix “Maniac” director Cary Joji Fukunaga told Business Insider about the challenges of making his trippy new show for Netflix. He also explained why Emma Stone hated playing the elf character, and why he and Stone almost went to Netflix to see if the screening giant would not release all the show’s episodes […]

Putin on Israel’s role in Il-20 downing: ‘Looks accidental, like chain of tragic circumstances’

The downing of the Russian Il-20 plane looks like “a chain of tragic circumstances,” Vladimir Putin said in response to a reporter’s question on whether it could be compared to Turkey’s downing of a Russian military jet in 2015. Read more “When people are dying – especially under such circumstances – it is always a […]

Die Hard 6 title CONFIRMED ‘Bruce Willis will have significant role in prequel sequel’

A sixth outing in the Die Hard franchise has been a long time coming after the poor last entry that was 2013’s A Good Day to Die Hard. What we do know is Die Hard 6 is a prequel sequel that will switch between John McClane when he was an NYPD rookie before the events […]

Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems scripted for a Supreme Court role

Wikipedia; Chip Somodevilla/Getty; Skye Gould/Business Insider Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems carefully constructed to become a Supreme Court justice. He checks all the boxes of the ways of Washington, or at least the way Washington used to be. Amateur athlete, doer of Catholic good works, basketball-coaching dad, Yale degrees, progression from lawyer to White House […]

Jennifer Esposito Nabs Role in Amazon Comic-Book Adaptation The Boys

Jennifer Esposito will be joining The Boys‘ club next year, having been cast in Amazon’s adaptation of the Garth Ennis-Darick Robertson comic book. The live-action Boys — which received an eight-episode, straight-to-series order last November — is described as a drama “where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame.” The project […]

Former Fiat Chrysler Official Gets 66 Months for Role in UAW Conspiracy

On Monday, former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles labor relations chief Alphons Iacobelli was sentenced to 66 months in federal prison for tax evasion and his key role in the corporate conspiracy to win favorable treatment from the UAW. Apparently, his plea agreement didn’t help him avoid jail time, but it was enough to shave a few […]

Arrowverse Crossover to Feature Superman and Introduce Lois Lane — Who Should Play the Iconic Role?

This December’s Arrowverse crossover gets more super by the minute. The three-night, Legends-less crossover event — kicking off Sunday, Dec. 9, with a special airing of The Flash — will not only introduce viewers to Kate Kane aka Gotham vigilante Batwoman (played by Orange Is the New Black‘s Ruby Rose), but also return Superman (played […]

Paul Rudd to Play Dual Role in Netflix Comedy Series Living With Yourself

Filmdom’s Ant-Man has landed a supersized Netflix gig. Paul Rudd is set to star opposite himself in Season 1 of the new comedy series Living With Yourself, TVLine has learned. RELATEDStreaming TV Renewal Scorecard: What’s Returning? What’s Cancelled? The project, which hails from Emmy and Peabody Award winner Timothy Greenberg (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart), centers […]