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Scarlett: Black Widow right for stand-alone

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Actress Scarlett Johansson thinks her “Avengers” character Black Widow is right for a stand-alone movie. The 32-year-old stars as Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, in the Marvel Comics ensemble movie franchise and has “talked” with Marvel official Kevin Feige about the possibility of giving the character her own movie, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “I’ve talked to Kevin Feige about it. ...

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Freida Pinto: I do enjoy that sense of empowerment

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India-born internationally-acclaimed actress Freida Pinto, who witnessed stardom with “Slumdog Millionaire” in 2008, wants to encourage women-driven projects through her banner. She feels stereotypes around women directors need to be debunked and more stories from a woman’s perspective need to come out in showbiz globally. Asked if women producers or directors add more compassion and an emotional touch to a ...

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BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARD 2017

(170213) -- LONDON, Feb. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Winner of Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel arrives at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) at Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain, on Feb. 12, 2017. (Xinhua/Han Yan)(zhf)

Winner of Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel, Winner of Best Leading Actor Casey Affleck, Actress Penelope Cruz, Britain’s Prince William (R), the Duke of Cambridge, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, Fashion designer and film director Tom Ford, Actress Meryl Streep, Filmmaker Ken Loach, Actress Nicole Kidman, Winner of Best Director Damien Chazelle, Winner of Best Leading Actress Emma Stone, ...

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Kidman’s husband Keith didn’t oppose her racy scenes

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 06:  Actress Nicole Kidman (wearing a OMEGA Constellation watch) attends the 'Queen of the Desert' press conference during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 6, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Actress Nicole Kidman says her husband and musician Keith Urban was not offended by her intimate scenes in upcoming TV series “Big Little Lies”. Kidman’s character in the story, based on the best-selling book of the same name by Liane Moriarty, had to get a little racy on camera. Asked how Urban handled watching those scenes play out, Kidman told ...

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Salman Rushdie praised film ‘Lion’

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Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie has praised the film “Lion”, based on the book by Saroo Brierley. The true tale follows a 5-year-old (played by Sunny Pawar) who gets lost on the streets of Kolkata and is adopted by an Australian couple. Then, as an adult (played by Dev Patel), he goes to find his lost family. “‘Lion’ is a beautiful ...

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Dwayne to make movie about WWE superstar Paige

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Actor Dwayne Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is making a biopic for his next movie project about World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Paige. The former wrestler is teaming up with WWE Studios and “The Office” creator Stephen Merchant to bring the life story of the WWE Superstar to the big screen. The biopic, titled “Fighting with ...

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Lady Gaga: Be you, and be relentlessly you

(160229) -- LOS ANGELES, Feb. 29, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Lady Gaga arrives for the red carpet of the 88th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, the United States, on Feb. 28, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Singer-actress Lady Gaga has responded to her body shamers, saying she is proud of her body. The “Born this way” hitmaker took to Instagram on Tuesday night to address the negative commentary regarding her appearance during her Super Bowl LI halftime performance on February 5, reports people.com. “I heard my body is a topic of conversation. So I wanted to ...

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