Hollywood has always looked for inspiration from various quarters. After comics, book adaptations, sequels, trilogy and franchises, it is now focusing on portraying onscreen lives of those whose names have gone down in history.
Back in 1987, the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses rose to fame with the release of their first album, Appetite For Destruction. Following which, songs like Sweet child o’ mine, November rain and Paradise city from their repertoire comprising all of six albums, attained cult status.
Director Sam Mendes had to abandon his plans to shoot 23rd James Bond movie Skyfall in Mumbai because he found it incredibly difficult.
The hugely anticipated 23rd Bond film Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig and Oscar-winner Javier Bardem, has posted a gross of Rs. 27.5 crore approximately in its four-day opening weekend in India.
Disney's animated romp Wreck-It Ralph rang up a phenomenal weekend at North American box offices, taking in $49. 1 million -- almost double the number-two film, figures showed Sunday.
About 2.7 million viewers watched television premiere of the first movie about the US commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the National Geographic Channel has said.
Kim Basinger has nabbed the lead female role in upcoming sports drama Grudge Match, reveals Variety. The film will revolve around the fight between two aging boxers, portrayed by Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone, who are coaxed out of retirement to get back in the ring.
Actor Harrison Ford may reprise his character Hans Solo in the forthcoming Disney-made sequel of the Star Wars.
Over the past few years, Bollywood actors lending their voices to Hindi-dubbed versions of animated films have become quite popular, with even A-listers lapping up the opportunity.
Skyfall is worth a look right away because it's a cut above the pop-cornish Bond, reassuring us that cinema would just not be the same without the periodic reappearance of the spy with the licence to storm the ticket counters. Rashid Irani writes.