Hilary Swank says quitting Hollywood to care for sick dad was a blessing

Hilary Swank says quitting Hollywood to care for her sick dad was a "blessing". The Oscar-winning actress walked away from her glittering career in 2014 to move in with her dad Stephen and become his live-in carer after he underwent a lung transplant — and she says the decision to put her family first was an...

Sharon Stone names Hollywood producer who pressured her to have sex with co-star to get ‘better’ performance

Sharon Stone has named the iconic Hollywood producer who pressured her to have sex with a co-star to get a "better" performance from the actor. The Basic Instinct star, 66, has said the late Robert Evans, who died in 2019 aged 89, wanted her to get intimate with Billy Baldwin, 61, while they filmed 1993's Sliver...

Top Hollywood actors offer $205 million to help end strike

Oscar winner George Clooney and other top Hollywood stars have offered US$150 million (S$205 million) to the SAG-AFTRA actors union as part of a proposal to end the actors' strike as it nears its 100th day. Their offer, confirmed by Clooney's spokesperson on Thursday (Oct 19), would provide the union an extra US$150 million over three...

Hollywood’s young actors see career dreams deferred by strikes

Serena Kashmir has always looked at her acting career as a "spiritual, loving and joyful thing," but after the Hollywood actors' strike began last month, she is taking a big step back from the craft. Hollywood is experiencing its first dual work stoppage of writers and actors in 63 years, forcing the halt of most productions...

Bad News For Wonder Woman Fans: Third Standalone Movie Not Happening Despite Gal Gadot Tease

Gal Gadot got fans' hopes up last week when she said a third Wonder Woman movie is in the works. It looks like the news of Gal Gadot playing Wonder Woman in a third standalone movie isn’t true. According to Variety, contrary to reports of Gadot back in the DC universe with Wonder Woman 3, insiders the outlet spoke to say there...

Christopher Nolan Explains Why You Can’t Hear The Dialogue In Oppenheimer: It Is “An Artistic Choice That Some People Disagree With”

Can’t hear the dialogue in Oppenheimer? Don’t be quick to blame the guy in the projection booth — it’s Christopher Nolan’s doing. By now, you should know Nolan’s movies are notorious for their loud sound mix — so loud that sometimes it obscures the dialogue (remember the uproar over Tenet?). It goes without saying that it’s happening again with...

Did Upcoming Sci-Fi Thriller The Creator Use Footage From 2020 Beirut Explosion In Its Trailer?

The latest trailer for the upcoming sci-fi epic The Creator is drawing flak for allegedly using footage of a real disaster. Directed and co-written by Gareth Edwards (Rogue One), The Creator tells the story of a human soldier (Tenet’s John David Washington) who’s tasked with protecting  an android child who holds the key to ending the war between humans and...

Matt Damon's Acting Hiatus Interrupted By Christopher Nolan's Surprise Oppenheimer Offer: "He Just Calls You Out Of The Blue"

Matt Damon’s Acting Hiatus Interrupted By Christopher Nolan’s Surprise Oppenheimer Offer: “He Just Calls You Out Of The Blue”

Matt Damon "negotiated" an acting hiatus with his wife — but Christopher Nolan changed his plans. Speaking in Entertainment Weekly's 'Around the Table' video interview, Damon said, "This is going to sound made up, but it's actually true. "I had — not to get too personal — negotiated extensively with my wife that I was taking time off....

Malala Yousafzai asks for ‘kindness’ after host Jimmy Kimmel trolled about interactions with her at Oscars

Malala Yousafzai has begged for "kindness" after Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel was viciously trolled over his interaction with her at Sunday night's (March 12) ceremony. The 25-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner was quizzed by the presenter about the Harry Styles and Chris Pine "spit-gate" incident last year and the bizarre segment led to him getting a...

Did China ruin Richard Gere’s career after 1997 film Red Corner?

It may be hard to imagine today, but in the mid-1990s Hollywood made a series of high-profile films criticising China, rather than pandering to the country to maximise worldwide box-office profits. Released with varying degrees of fanfare in 1997, Martin Scorsese’s Kundun, Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Seven Years in Tibet and Jon Avnet’s Red Corner are scarcely talked...