The U.K.-based company is buying the Canadian production equipment and services company as a local Hollywood film boom gathers pace. As Ontario's Hollywood film boom grows, The Ashtead Group has acquired William F. White International, Canada's biggest film, TV and digital production equipment rental business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the U.K.-based equipment rental giant — which is colloquially called "Whites" and runs the Sunbelt U.S. construction and industrial equipment rental division —is entering the film production equipment rental business as deep-pocketed Hollywood streamers and studios aggressively lock up studio space, talent and crews in and around Toronto. Whites' customers include major Hollywood studios Warner Bros, Walt Disney, Universal Studios, MGM and Lionsgate and Silicon Valley players like Amazon Prime and Apple as they enter the TV streaming space and require original content of their own. Paul Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Whites … [Read more...] about Ashtead Group Acquires Movie Equipment Rental Giant William F. White International
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The wait is finally over as the trailer of Deepika Padukone's much-anticipated film, 'Chhapaak' has finally hit the internet. Based on acid-attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, the actress plays the lead and is also co-producing this film. 'Chhapaak' also stars Vikrant Massey as Deepika's love interest. The film revolves around Malti (Deepika Padukone) who is attacked with acid on a street in New Delhi, in 2005. 'Chhapaak' then takes us on a journey about surviving an acid attack in India, the medico-legal-social state of affairs that transpires after the acid has been hurled and the face is irreparably burnt. Check out the trailer here. Revealing the reason behind the film's title, Meghna Gulzar earlier shared in a Mumbai Mirror interview that they were toying with two titles- Gandhak, the Hindi word for sulphuric acid and Chhapaak, the sound of a splash. Finally, they settled for 'Chhapaak' as it strongly resonated with everyone and conveyed that the film is about acid violence almost … [Read more...] about Chhapaak Trailer: Deepika Padukone As Acid-attack Survivor Malti Teaches Us To Always Choose Hope!
Zombieland Double Tap is finally here, after the breakout success of the original film which came out in 2009. It seems strange to wait a decade to make a sequel but as Jesse Eisenberg revealed during an interview with Jimmy Fallon, it was their work on Deadpool that prevented the original Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick from writing the sequel earlier. "We waited 10 years to do the movie-we didn't wait. We were trying to do the movie right after the first one, cause the first one was so popular, and then we just couldn't like-we just waited for the best script. In the meantime, the two writers, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick did Deadpool and then we were kind of waiting for them to finish that, so they can write this... we're all waiting for the best script." Considering they both used the same writers, you can tell Zombieland and Deadpool share the same comedic sensibilities, with a foundation of violent, absurdist humor and nihilistic approach to normalized social … [Read more...] about Zombieland: Double Tap Was Delayed by Deadpool Says Jesse Eisenberg
Shweta Tiwari is one of the beautiful and talented actresses we have in the television industry. Post &TV's Begusarai, the actress was on a break after she gave birth to son Reyansh in 2016 and was enjoying motherhood. She made her comeback with Sony TV's show Mere Dad Ki Dulhan and is also seen in Ekta Kapoor's web series Hum Tum & Them. For the first time, Shweta will be seen doing intimates scenes (with Akshay Oberoi aka Yudi) in the web series. The actress revealed that she was hesitant to do bold scenes and had even locked herself in the vanity and cry! Shweta Tiwari Used To Lock Herself In Vanity & Cry Shweta revealed that she had a lot of mood swings while shooting intimate scenes. She was quoted by Spotboye as saying, "All these people have tolerated me so much on set. I used to leave the sets and lock myself inside the vanity and cry saying ‘I can't do it'." Palak Convinced Her To Do Intimate Scenes "When the script came to me, there were kisses mentioned … [Read more...] about Shweta Tiwari Used To Lock Herself & Cry; Says Daughter Convinced Her To Do Intimate Scenes
The trailer of the much-awaited Deepika Padukone starrer Chhapaak is out now and we're totally speechless! We won't be wrong if we say that it's one of the best trailers of 2019. Deepika was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat (2018) and received praises for her portrayal as Rani Padmavati. If Chhapaak turns out to be as brilliant as the trailer, DP is all set to bag yet another hit in her kitty. Chhapaak Trailer: Deepika Padukone As Acid-attack Survivor Malti Teaches Us To Always Choose Hope! Deepika plays the character of Malti - an acid attack survivor in Chhapaak. The film is based on the real-life story of Laxmi Agarwal, who was attacked with acid in 2005 at the age of 15. The movie not only showcases her struggle but how Laxmi (played by Deepika) went ahead and became an inspiration for many girls! Meanwhile, here's what netizens have to say about Chhapaak's trailer... Talha Godil @Talhagodil: "All the best to one of my favorite director @meghnagulzar the trailer … [Read more...] about Chhapaak Trailer Review: Netizens Lionise Deepika Padukone; Say Her Portrayal As Malti Is Phenomenal