Recently, a video of Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman walking off the stage at an event after the anchor spoke in Hindi went viral on social media. In the said video from the event for the promotions of the musician's upcoming production 99 Songs , the anchor is seen posing a question to the film's hero Ehan Bhatt in Hindi, following which Rahman is seen exclaiming, "Hindi?", and walking off the stage. Now, in an interview with Bollywood, the music composer has finally revealed the reason behind his action. AR Rahman explained, "What happened is, we are doing a three language launch. Hindi is already launched and we are coming to Tamil Nadu. So there are certain kinds of protocol on the stage. We are talking to Tamil audiences who are already saying that Ehan is very fair. So I told her (the anchor) to speak in Tamil and follow the protocol." "I think she wanted to be kind to Ehan and he understands Hindi better and so she talked in Hindi. So I said, … [Read more...] about AR Rahman Reveals Why He Walked Off The Stage When Anchor Spoke In Hindi At 99 Songs Event
Warner Bros . pandemic hit Godzilla vs. Kong grossed $3.88M on Friday, which will yield an estimated $12.9M second weekend at 3,084 theaters (+20), -60%, on its way to $69M by the end of tomorrow. In the Legendary title’s first week, the monster movie has grossed $60M, making it the top grossing pic stateside during the pandemic (since mid-March 2020), and giving Warner Bros. four out of the five top grossing titles over the last year which include the studio’s Tenet ($58.5M) in second place, Universal/Dreamworks Animation’s Croods: New Age ($56.5M) in third, Warner’s Wonder Woman 1984 with $46.2M, and the studio’s Tom & Jerry with $40.3M. Even though GvK fell 67% in its second Friday off its $11.6M Good Friday, that is standard for any movie, even in normal marketplace standards. Such Good Friday opening hits such as Uni’s 2015 Furious 7 and 2017 Fate of the Furious fell respectively -72% and -76% in their second Fridays. Warner’s 2016 DC movie … [Read more...] about ‘Godzilla Vs. Kong’ Stomping To $69M By Sunday; Easily Top-Grossing Pic To Date At Domestic B.O. During Pandemic
Monster High is getting double-rebooted for television, with a new animated series and the toy line's first live-action project both in the works. Deadline reports that Nickelodeon and Mattel are teaming up to develop an all-new animated series adaptation along with a live-action TV movie. The network plans to premiere both Monster High adaptations in 2022. The new Monster High animated series will follow popular characters like Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura, and Frankie Stein as they "navigate the hilarity of high school in the hallowed halls of Monster High." Shea Fontana ( DC Superhero Girls ) serves as the series showrunner with Claudia Spinelli overseeing the project for Nickelodeon and Christopher Keenan overseeing for Mattel. Executive producer Adam Bonnett says the reimagination of the franchise will "focus on addressing important themes of identity and empowerment for kids today." RELATED: Universal Sets October 2016 Release Date for Monster High Meanwhile, … [Read more...] about Monster High Live-Action Movie Musical & Reboot Series Are Happening at Nickelodeon
Bill Maher obliterated the Oscars Friday night ... musing that the choices the Academy is making for best films require a name change to the Debbies ... as in Debbie Downer!!! The 'Real Time' host ticked off the nominees for Best Motion Pic, and viewing may require a serious dose of Prozac, 'cause they're all super depressing. Real Time with Bill Maher/HBO Bill goes down the list -- "Judas and the Black Messiah," "Promising Young Woman, "The Sound of Metal," "Nomadland," "The Father," "Minari" ... Bill describes each and then lowers the boom with this ... "The 2021`Oscars, brought to you by razor blades, Kleenex and rope." It's a hilarious ride ... Bill wonders, "What happened to show business? Did they all decide to quit cocaine at the same time?" It wasn't just funny ... Bill had a point -- “Academy nominations used to say, ‘What great movies we make. Now they say, ‘Look what good people we are.’” Again ... best political show on TV. … [Read more...] about Bill Maher Skewers Oscars, Did They All Quit Coke at Same Time?
Play video content Windsor Police Department A U.S. Army Lieutenant was repeatedly pepper sprayed and physically attacked by a cop ... all over the fact he didn't have a rear license plate. Lt. Caron Nazario , who is Black and Latino, was driving his Chevy Tahoe in Windsor, Virginia when cops noticed he didn't have plates. You can see from the bodycam, the Chevy appears to be new and there's a registration attached to the window. Once cops lit him up, he drove a little under a mile before pulling into a well-lit gas station. Windsor Police Department It's hard to watch. The cop with the bodycam is unrelenting ... screaming at Nazario to get out of his SUV. At one point the Lieutenant says, "I'm honestly afraid to get out." The cop barks back, "You should be!" Nazario has his hands up in the air the whole time, but the cop is increasingly frustrated and then amps things up, pepper-spraying Nazario 4 times. His dog was in the back choking … [Read more...] about Black Army Lt. Held at Gunpoint and Pepper Sprayed During Traffic Stop