Ever since Marvel announced the release dates for upcoming Phase 4 movies, MCU filmmakers and casts have been openly talking about the projects. Recently, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy James Gunn interacted with fans on Twitter about his work and personal preferences. Notably, the American director has quite a number of Desi fans. When one asked if he watches any Indian movies, James revealed that he enjoys watching Bollywood films, and also named his favourite. Writing back to the fan he wrote, "Many. Lagaan is probably my favorite." Many. Lagaan is probably my favorite. — James Gunn (@JamesGunn) May 4, 2021 Lagaan starring Aamir Khan has been one of Bollywood's iconic blockbusters. The Ashutosh Gowariker directorial was also nominated for Oscars in the year 2002 under the Best Foreign Language Film category, but did not make the cut. Coming back to Gunn, he also talked about his upcoming projects other than Guardians Of The … [Read more...] about James Gunn Talks About Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3, Reveals His Favourite Indian Film Stars Aamir Khan
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Oscar-nominated actor Gabourey Sidibe ( Precious ) is making her feature debut with psychological thriller Pale Horse , which is scheduled to shoot this fall. Set in the Pacific Northwest, Pale Horse follows Naia, an esteemed, yet reclusive African-American YA book author who is living with MS. When Naia decides to shelter the man who escaped captivity with her long-missing brother, she finds herself caught up in a diabolical mystery. Asabi Lee and Paul Hart-Wilden ( Wolf Town ) scripted the film, which is based on a story by Chris Courtney Martin ( The Last Laugh ). Effie T. Brown ( Dear White People ) and Wellington Love ( The United States vs. Billie Holiday ) are producing on behalf of Gamechanger Films , the production company and development fund dedicated to multi-platform projects by and about women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities, which developed and co-financed the pic. Related Story ‘Gangs Of London’ Confirms … [Read more...] about Oscar-Nominated Actor Gabourey Sidibe To Make Feature Directorial Debut With Thriller ‘Pale Horse’
EXCLUSIVE : Loch Down Abbey , the debut novel by Beth Cowan-Erskine, is headed for the small screen. Madison Wells , Gigi Pritzker ’s company behind Nat Geo’s Genius and 21 Bridges , is developing the book as a series after optioning the rights. The book, which Cowan-Erskine wrote during the pandemic and was published by Hodder & Stoughton/Hachette last month, is centered on the delightfully selfish and out-of-step Inverkillen family. The trouble starts when Lord Inverkillen is found dead in mysterious circumstances after making a disastrous deal to sell off the family’s only asset, the whiskey distillery. The inspector declares it an accident but Mrs MacBain, the savvy head housekeeper, isn’t so convinced. No one is allowed in or out of the Abbey because of a mysterious illness sweeping the country, so the residents of the house — both upstairs and downstairs — are the only suspects. The desperate state of the family’s finances are revealed to the family; without … [Read more...] about ‘Loch Down Abbey’: ‘Downton Abbey’-Esque Pandemic Novel Being Adapted For TV By Gigi Pritzker’s Madison Wells
Setting aside all talk of a cold war with cousin, Vivek Oberoi, newcomer Akshay Oberoi who makes his debut this week in the Rajshris' Isi Life Mein has invited Vivek to watch his film. Vivek has promised his cousin he will make time very shortly. Says the newcomer, "There is absolutely no stress with Vivek. I don't know where these rumours came from. I don't know why people are making it seem as if we're at loggerheads." The truth is, Akshay Oberoi tried to downplay his family connection with Vivek because he didn't want to seem like a clingy cousin desirous of cashing in on his more-famous family member's name. Says Akshay, "Vivek and I didn't grow up together. Since I was studying acting and theatre in the US for several years and we weren't connected constantly. So if we aren't bumchums, we aren't at war either. Why should we be? We are like any other family. I'm a huge fan of Vivek and will always wish him well. I hope he sees my film soon." Having said that, the … [Read more...] about Akshay Oberoi invites cousin Vivek for his debut film
With holiday season upon us it's time to bring out the laughs and we've got that right at your fingertips with the trailer for The Pink Panther 2 ! So check out the funniest piece of footage currently online... Steve Martin will reprise his role as the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau in the modern-day farce. John Cleese will play chief inspector Dreyfus in the film. Garcia, Molina and Rai have signed on as detectives and experts who join forces with Clouseau to catch the thief who has been stealing artifacts around the world. The Pink Panther 2 comes to theaters February 13, 2009 from Columbia Pictures. … [Read more...] about Take a Look at The Pink Panther 2 Trailer!