R. Madhavan Talks Cannes Market Film ‘Rocketry’

R. Madhavan Talks Cannes Market Film 'Rocketry'

For acclaimed Indian actor R. Madhavan ( (“Alai Payuthey,” “Tanu Weds Manu”), making his directorial debut, “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,” literally required an understanding of rocket science. In addition to directing, Madhavan plays the role of Indian scientist, Nambi Narayanan, a former Indian Space Research Organization scientist and aerospace engineer known for developing efficient liquid … Read more

Bill Kong’s Edko Embraces Streaming: ‘Fearless’ ‘Cold War’ Series

Bill Kong's Edko Embraces Streaming: 'Fearless' 'Cold War' Series

TV series adaptations of “Fearless” and “Cold War,” two of the highest-profile Hong Kong action movies of the 21st century, are now in development. The shift into TV represents a major expansion and diversification for Edko Films, the studio headed by legendary producer-financier-executive Bill Kong (“Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon,” “Monster Hunt,” “Mulan”). The original 2006 … Read more

Halsey Shares Message on Roe V. Wade During Opening Night of Tour

Halsey Shares Message on Roe V. Wade During Opening Night of Tour

Nearly 200 artists—including Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Megan Thee Stallion, Shawn Mendes, Olivia Rodrigo, Hailey Bieber and Demi Lovato—pledged their support for the #BansOffOurBodies campaign in Planned Parenthood’s full-page ad in The New York Times on May 13. “The Supreme Court is planning to overturn Roe v. Wade, taking away the constitutional right to abortion,” the letter reads. “Our power … Read more

Rob Reiner Teases ‘This is Spinal Tap’ Sequel

Rob Reiner Teases 'This is Spinal Tap' Sequel

Rob Reiner is getting the band back together. Four decades after introducing audiences to Spinal Tap, a British heavy metal band with big hair that far outweighs their actual talent, Reiner and his comic collaborators Michael McKean (as guitarist David St. Hubbins), Harry Shearer (bassist Derek Smalls) and Christopher Guest (lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel) are … Read more

Spanish Film Gets Back on the International Radar

Spanish Film Gets Back on the International Radar

In February, Carla Simon’s “Alcarràs” walked off with Spain’s first Berlin Golden Bear in nearly 40 years as Spain notched up its biggest main competition presence at the Berlinale since 1997. This May, Spain has four movies selected for Cannes – Albert Serra’s Competition entry “Pacifiction”; Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “The Beasts,” in Premiere; Elena López Riera’s Directors’ Fortnight bow “The Water”; … Read more

Kim Kardashian learned she passed the baby bar at Red Lobster

Kim Kardashian learned she passed the baby bar at Red Lobster

Kim Kardashian celebrated passing the “baby bar” with some cheddar bay biscuits. The reality star learned that she passed the First-Year Law Students’ Examination in December 2021 while sitting in her car in front of a Red Lobster restaurant. During the latest episode of Hulu’s “The Kardashians,” Kardashian and her daughter North, as well as … Read more