Many who are born into a film family dream of becoming a star one day, and young star kid Shanaya Kapoor is also amongst those dreamers. Daughter of actor Sanjay Kapoor and Maheep Kapoor, Shanaya is also cousins of actors Arjun Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Jhanvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. She is all set to make her debut in Bollywood with Dharma Productions' Bedhadak , which will be directed by Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania fame Shashank Khaitan. The film will also feature newcomers Gurfateh Pirzada and Lakshya Lalwani. Even before stepping into the film world, Shanaya already enjoys a massive following on social media. As the star gets closer to fulfilling her childhood dream of working in movies, she recently opened up about her debut and how she has not taken the opportunity for granted. Recently, in an interview with Zoom TV, Shanaya Kapoor revealed that she is working round the clock to make her debut role memorable. She also talked about having jitters as she … [Read more...] about Shanaya Kapoor On Her Bollywood Debut, Working Hard In Bedhadak To Prove That I’ve Earned The Opportunity
James Earl Jones – one of the most distinctive voices in the history of film – appears to have made steps to step back from voicing the Star Wars character, Darth Vader , after nearly 40 years in the role. Vanity Fair reports that the actor, aged 91, has signed over the rights to his voice to filmmakers using new AI, technology, Matthew Wood of Lucasfilm told the magazine that the actor “wished to keep Vader alive” “He had mentioned he was looking into winding down this particular character,” Wood told Vanity Fair . “So how do we move forward?” Jones made his debut as the legendary Star Wars villain in the 1977 film, and followed this up with voicing the same character throughout the franchise up to this point on both the big and small screen. He most recently starred as the character for the new Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+. While actor David Prowse dressed in the distinctive black uniform of the Sith Lord for the original films, it was Jones … [Read more...] about James Earl Jones Signs Over Rights To Voice Of Darth Vader, Signalling Retirement From Legendary Role
Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown inked an extension of California’s $330 million film and television tax incentive initiative to 2025, the program is welcoming Good Girls and You to the Golden State. Pegging its progress in no small part to the rich pickings of plucking series from other jurisdiction to the home of Hollywood, the California Film Commission announced today that the Christian Hendricks’ co-starring NBC show and the yet to debut Greg Berlanti produced Lifetime show are coming to the state for their second seasons. In fact, the proclamation from the CFC of the latest allocation awards is the first indication that the September 9 premiering You has been renewed for a Season 2. Interestingly, like Good Girls , which had its second season renewal made public back in early May , psychological thriller You has an international distribution deal with Netflix , which may have sweetened the pot for the state. Moving from the lucrative tax … [Read more...] about NBC’s ‘Good Girls’ & Lifetime’s ‘You’ Relocating To Cali Thanks To Tax Credit
Samantha Ruth Prabhu's upcoming fantasy drama Shaakuntalam is finally set to hit the screens all over the world on November 4. The makers of the film have released a motion picture video and announced the theatrical release date on September 23. Shaakuntalam is an epic mythological love story between Shaakuntala and Dushyanta, written by Kalidasa. Their love story was largely talked about, and the attire of Shaakuntala was one of the regular features at any school's fancy dress competition. Such is the popularity of the novel written by Kalidasa, titled Abhignana Shaakuntalam, on which the film is heavily based on. Director Gunasekhar, who is known for films like Okkadu, Rudramadevi, and Manoharam among others, is a fan of mythology and history. He makes sure to take his creative thought process back in time and make epic historical movies. His films scream luxurious backdrops, humongous sets and brilliant costumes. With Shaakuntalam too, one can expect him to … [Read more...] about Dil Raju Chalks Out A Huge Promotional Campaign For Samantha’s Epic Love Story Shaakuntalam!
The fifth season of The Crown will premiere November 9 on Netflix , the streamer said Saturday. The drama always was scheduled to launch on the that month, but following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, there had been acute sensitivity at Netflix about how to proceed. Fall TV Premiere Dates For New & Returning Series On Broadcast, Cable & Streaming Protocols were instigated back in 2016, before The Crown debuted, about how to manage transmission in the event of the much-loved monarch’s passing. Peter Morgan, the Emmy-winning drama’s creator, and Stephen Daldry, an executive producer, always adamant, as were others, that production be paused for a short period as a mark of respect. Production on filming Season 6 was indeed halted on the day of the queen ’s death. Shooting was also suspended Monday, the day of the state funeral. Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral – A Photo Gallery In an email Morgan sent to … [Read more...] about ‘The Crown’ Gets November Premiere Date After Sensitive Behind-The-Scenes Discussions Following Death Of Queen
Lifetime announced at TCA today an ambitious slate of original movies for 2019. Among the 75 films planned for next year are a series of telepics and documentaries from veteran newswoman Robin Roberts along with book franchises from authors V.C. Andrews and Victoria Christopher Murray. The A+E Networks-owned cable net unveiled today a major production deal with Roberts for movies and docs under the Robin Roberts Presents banner to debut next year. It also is in development on Murray’s Seven Deadly Sins anthology, reteaming with producer T.D. Jakes , and has commissioned the first three books — Lust, Envy and Greed – to debut next year. Andrews’ five-book series about the twisted relationships of the Casteel Family also being turned into movies. First up is V.C. Andrews’ Heaven , starring Annalise Basso, Julie Benz, Chris William Martin and Chris McNally. Those projects join the previously announced Jane Green three-picture deal. The first movie, Tempting Fate, … [Read more...] about Lifetime Adds Movies From Robin Roberts, T.D. Jakes & More As It Expands To 75 Pics In 2019 – TCA