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Anne Hathaway, Jared Leto to star in ‘WeCrashed’

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Washington [US], January 30 (ANI): American actors Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto have joined the cast of Apple’s scripted WeWork project titled ‘WeCrashed’.
The series is based on the Wondery podcast of the same name. The upcoming project will focus on the rise and inevitable fall of WeWork, one of the world’s most valuable startups, and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible, reported Variety.
Oscar-winning actors Hathaway and Leto will serve as executive producers for ‘WeCrashed’. The upcoming project will mark Hathaway’s first regular television role since starring in the Fox sitcom ‘Get Real’. Lee Eisenberg and Drew Crevello will co-write and executive produce the upcoming project in addition to serving as co-showrunners.
John Requa and Glenn Ficarra will direct ‘WeCrashed’ in addition to executive producing. Charlie Gogolak and Natalie Sandy will also serve as executive producers along with Emma Ludbrook via her and Leto’s Paradox production company. Apple Studios will produce, with Wondery executive producing.
As per Variety, WeWork was viewed as the next hot startup and was valued at nearly USD 50 billion at one time. However, the company pulled the plug on an initial public offering in September 2019 in the wake of revelations about the erratic management, personal enrichment of co-founder Adam Neumann, questions about its business model, and the role of funders like JPMorgan and Softbank. Neumann resigned from the company around this time, while WeWork accepted a bailout from SoftBank in October.
Meanwhile, Hathaway most recently appeared in the Doug Liman featured ‘Locked Down’ and the HBO Max remake of ‘The Witches’. Her other notable acting credits include ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, ‘Rachel Getting Married’, and ‘Interstellar’.
Leto became a household name after starring in the ABC drama ‘My So-Called Life’. He has gone on to star in a number of celebrated films, including ‘Dallas Buyers Club’, ‘Fight Club’, ‘Requiem for a Dream’, and ‘Blade Runner 2049’. He will be next seen in the upcoming film ‘Morbius’, which was recently pushed back to October. (ANI)

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‘Coming 2 America’ will get drive-in premiere in ‘Film’s Backyard’ of Queens

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Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): ‘Coming 2 America’, – the sequel film, starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, will be screened to 200 cars at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on March 5, the same day it begins streaming on Amazon Prime, according to multiple outlets.
“Coming to America is the quintessential, iconic Queens film, and we are beyond thrilled to host one of the only screenings of its sequel, Coming 2 America, right here in the film’s backyard,” said Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr in a press release, reported People Magazine.
The 6:30 p.m. EST screening will include free food and merchandise from Amazon Studios. Tickets are free with an RSVP but already sold out, Deadline reported.
As reported by People Magazine, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the shuttering of movie theaters in most states, drive-in theaters experienced a surge in popularity during last year. At the Queens Drive-In, premieres and special screenings were held in 2020 for films like ‘Borat’, ‘Freaky’, and ‘One Night in Miami’. Screenings at the venue are set to continue through June.
The follow-up to the original 1988 film ‘Coming to America’, ‘Coming 2 America’ will see the 59-year-old actor Eddie, reprise his role of Prince Akeem, and Hall, as his best friend Semmi. The sequel film finds Akeem traveling back to America to find his long-lost son, a Queens native named Lavelle (Jermaine Fowler).
As reported by People Magazine, Bella Murphy, the Oscar nominee’s 19-year-old daughter, also appears in the sequel. On Wednesday, the teen spoke to ‘Good Morning America’ about the first time she saw her dad’s beloved film.
“I think when I watched it the first time, I was really young and it was the first time I had seen Black royalty on the screen, and on top of it it was my dad, so that was really cool for me and very empowering,” said Bella.
As per People Magazine, Eddie added that Bella, who he shares with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell, did not receive special treatment to star in the film. “She had to audition for Craig Brewer, who directed. I was not muscling my kid into the movie, she had to really be able to deliver, otherwise she would not have gotten the role,” he told ‘Good Morning America’.
‘Coming 2 America’ is available to stream on March 5 on Amazon Prime Video. (ANI)

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Shilpa Shetty takes a stroll down the beach over weekend

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): Sharing a picturesque view from one of her exotic vacations on the beach, Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Friday channeled her weekend mood and how a typical ‘good day’ seems to her.
The ‘Dhadkan’ star hopped on to Instagram and shared a video while she takes a stroll amid the picturesque view of the gorgeous location.

Dressed in a knee-length red designer dress with a slit,and carrying snake print flats in her hands, the actor kept her curly luscious locks open and bore a minimal makeup look.
Taking to the caption, Shetty shared the formula for ‘a good day and wrote, “A spring in my step today + a smile to go with it = a good day….#ReddyShettyGo #ShilpaKaFuntra #gratitude #blessed #VacaySun #happiness #WeekendIsHere.”
The clip posted over the photo-sharing platform garnered more than 1 million views, while scores of fans chiming into the comments section and leaving heart and raised hands emoticons.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Shilpa will soon be seen in ‘Hungama 2’, the sequel to the 2003 blockbuster comedy-drama ‘Hungama’, and has also recently finished shooting for the Sabbir Khan directorial ‘Nikamma’. (ANI)

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Ajay Devgn to begin shoot of ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ from tomorrow

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, who is speculated to play a significant role in Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’, is confirmed to join the shoot from tomorrow.
The recent teaser launch Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s powerful big-screen character of Gangubai, portrayed by Alia Bhatt, has created massive buzz and much anticipation for the film
After much speculation, it is confirmed that the ‘Tanhaji’ star will be seen playing a significant role in this stem-winding story and will join the ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ team tomorrow at a grand set which has been created in Mumbai.
The film which sees Ajay Devgn and Alia working together also celebrates the reunion of the superstar and Sanjay Leela Bhansali after 22 years. Their earlier outing was the iconic ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’.
Based on the book ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ written by S Hussain Zaidi, the film showcases the rise of a girl named Gangubai Kothewali, a brothel owner and matriarch from Kathiawad who had no choice but to embrace the ways of destiny and swing it in her favour.
The project which marks the first collaboration between Bhansali and Alia will also see Bhansali Productions collaborating with Jayantilal Gada’s Pen India Limited. The movie is scheduled to hit the big screens on July 30, 2021. (ANI)

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Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak form a band ‘Silk Sonic’

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Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Fans of American singer Bruno Mars and rapper Anderson .Paak have a reason to rejoice as the duo has announced on Thursday night that they have come together as a band, called ‘Silk Sonic’. The first taste of new music will be coming in one week.
The 35-year-old rapper took to Instagram and wrote enthusiastically, “We made an album! Y’all get the first song next Friday 3/5!! Rocket emojis and all that!!!”

The ‘Uptown Funk’ singer confirmed the news and added that the moniker in the accompanying art is, in fact, a band name. Though, they are not shy about also billing themselves separately.
“We locked in and made an album. The band’s called Silk Sonic. First song drops next Friday,” wrote Mars on Instagram.

According to Variety, although not mentioned in the messages, the artwork makes an additional promise of Bootsy Collins, the legendary Parliamentarian, as a ‘special guest host.’
Per the outlet, the two have hooked up before, not on record but as tour-mates when Paak opened for Mars on part of the ’24K Magic’ tour. The pair also put in separate appearances on the Chic album ‘It’s About Time’ three years ago.
Mars’ last album, 2016’s ’24K Magic,’ resulted in the star winning the triple crown at the 2018 Grammys, where besides album of the year he picked up record of the year for the title track and song of the year for ‘That’s What I Like.’
On the other hand, Paak released his last album more recently – ‘Ventura’ came out in April 2019 – but he has been rife with one-offs since then, too.
Variety reported that he has put out four non-album singles just in 2020 (including a ‘Trollz’ soundtrack collaboration with Justin Timberlake) appeared on a fifth (being a featured artist on Busta Rhymes’ ‘Yuuuu’). (ANI)

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Travis Scott under investigation for not following ‘COVID-19 regulations’ at LA event

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Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): American rapper Travis Scott, who held a pop-up newsstand in Los Angeles on Tuesday (local time) to promote his recent partnership with the i-D magazine, is currently under investigation for not securing a permit amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to TMZ, the 30-year-old star was mobbed by his fans after he encouraged them to take to the streets of West Hollywood to check out a pop-up newsstand where he was going to promote his takeover of the i-D magazine.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Department of Public Works confirmed that Scott did not get a permit for calling out people for this publicity stunt. Following this, the department is consulting the city Attorney’s office to see if any actions regarding the same could be taken.
This came after Kylie Jenner’s baby daddy tweeted about him being visiting the pop-up newsstand. He also mentioned the exact address by writing, “Imma be posted corner of Fairfax and oakwood on tilt…!!”
Fans heard the call and headed directly to the neighbourhood in order to meet and greet the star.
Despite all the love being shown to him, security was eventually forced to intervene and distance him from the crowd, reported TMZ. (ANI)

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Kiara Advani treats fans to boomerang shot in snow-capped mountains

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): Bollywood star Kiara Advani on Friday treated fans to an adorable boomerang as she posed amid the picturesque view of snow-capped mountains.
The ‘Good Newwz’ actor hopped on to Instagram and posted a short clip in which she is seen cherishing the chilling weather in a hilly region.
Putting her ‘snow glow’ face on display, the actor is seen clad in a cute brown winter cap and donned a white ensemble. Kiara is seen all smiles as she smilingly winks at her fans. With her luscious locks open, the actor is seen donning a low make-up look and added a pair of trendy hoop earrings.

Taking to the caption, Advani wrote, ” Snow Glow,” and added a snowflake emoticon.
More than 1 million fans liked the post over the photo-sharing platform, while many chimed into the comments section, leaving adorable comments.
Scores of fans left red heart and fire emoticons as they loved the video posted over the actor’s social media handle.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Kiara was last seen in the 2020 horror-comedy ‘Laxmii’ opposite superstar Akshay Kumar. She will next be seen in Raj Mehta’s ‘Jug Jug Jeeyo’ alongside actor Varun Dhawan. (ANI)

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