Woes of plus-sized actress in Hollywood: ‘The way I look can often be the point of me being there’

Dreidre Friel, who plays Greta on Apple TV+'s Physical, shares more about being plus-sized in Hollywood. Apple TV+ Hollywood's latest trend is diversity and from strong female characters to disabled superheroes to Asian representation and even gay romantic comedies, it's clear that showbiz is attempting to showcase stories beyond that of the white male perspective. However,...

Lorde: Giving up social media was ‘horribly difficult’ and ‘the hardest thing’

Instagram/lordeinfo Lorde says ditching social media was “the hardest thing” she’s ever done. The Solar Power hitmaker no longer uses sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and even YouTube, and has said giving up social media was “horribly difficult” for her because it made her feel “disconnected” from the world at first. She said: “I felt like my...

Mark Wahlberg plans to gain 13kg over next 6 weeks for new role

Mark Wahlberg arrives for world premiere of Transfomers, The Last Night, at a cinema in central London, Britain, on June 18, 2017Reuters Mark Wahlberg plans to gain 30 pounds over the next six weeks. The 49-year-old actor has revealed he's preparing to pile on the pounds for his new movie Father Stu, in which he plays...

Sharon Stone thinks women are most powerful after 40

Actress Sharon Stone arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Feb 27, 2011Reuters The 63-year-old actress has rubbished the idea that women become less powerful with age and she thinks now is the perfect time to release her upcoming memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice. In People's exclusive look at Sharon's Super Soul interview...

Scarlett Johansson thought playing a Marvel superhero was going to be a ‘disaster’

Scarlett Johansson.Instagram/scarlettjohanssonworld The 36-year-old actress - who has played Black Widow in the hit movies for a number of years - admitted she initially thought the whole concept would be a "disaster". She said: "Even the thought of all of us together in our superhero costumes sounded like it was going to be a disaster. Not...

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez say they are ‘working through some things’ after reported split

Instagram/jlo Singer Jennifer Lopez and former New York Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez said on Saturday they were “working through some things” and that reports of them splitting up after almost four years together were inaccurate. Celebrity website TMZ, the New York Post’s Page Six and multiple entertainment sites on Friday cited unidentified sources close to...

Dirty Dancing sequel in the works with original star Jennifer Grey

Jennifer Grey, the actress who starred opposite Patrick Swayze in romantic drama Dirty Dancing, will appear in a sequel to the classic 1987 movie, the studio behind the film announced on Thursday. Grey also will serve as an executive producer on the film, which will be directed by Warm Bodies director Jonathan Levine, said Jon Feltheimer,...

Is James Corden replacing Ellen as host of the scandal-plagued Ellen DeGeneres show?

As The Ellen DeGeneres Show becomes increasingly embroiled in scandal, James Corden, host of CBS' Late Late Show, is reportedly in talks to replace her. Citing an insider, The Sun reported on Saturday (Aug 1) that Corden, 41, has long been seen as the "long-term successor" to 62-year-old DeGeneres even before allegations about the show's...

Hollywood Director Gus Van Sant Wants To Work With BTS’ Jimin

A film director from Hollywood by the name of Gus Van Sant has Jimin (박지민) on his radar. In a newly-published interview with British magazine i-D, the filmmaker was asked to single one actor in the entertainment industry that he wishes to work with. Instead of giving an actor, he opted for the BTS member...

Michelle Yeoh to star in ‘Avatar’ sequels

Michelle YeohPHOTO: AFP   Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh is showing no signs of slowing down. After starring in last year's hit romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians and the ongoing Star Trek: Discovery TV series, she is adding yet another pop culture feather in her cap - by starring in the upcoming sequels to Avatar, the all-time highest-grossing...