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Indian PM Modi’s biopic delayed amid election propaganda battle

It failed to get the censor board’s approval in time

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April 7, 2019


Chris Hemsworth to play Hulk Hogan in biopic for Netflix

There’s still no release date for the film

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February 22, 2019


Star Gosling took flying lessons for new astronaut film

Hollywood star Ryan Gosling said Wednesday that he tried to learn to fly to play astronaut Neil Armstrong in an emotional new biopic about the strong but silent space hero. The Canadian actor renewed his Oscar-winning partnership with “La La Land” director Damien Chazelle for “First Man”, which tells how Armstrong overcame tragedy after tragedy…

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August 29, 2018


Bakhtawar threatens action against makers of Benazir’s biopic without family’s consent

Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari has said that she would take action against those making a film on her mother Benazir Bhutto’s life without seeking her family’s consent. Her reaction came a day after Mehwish Hayat, a popular Pakistani actress, announced on Instagram that “I am privileged to have been given the opportunity to research and learn…

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June 22, 2018


Indian TV actress shooting for Malala Yousafzai biopic

MUMBAI: The poster of a Bollywood biopic on Pakistani activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has been out for quite some time but little is known about the film. Titled “Gul Makai”, the film stars Reem Shaikh, Divya Dutta, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh and Ajaz Khan. According to reports, the shooting of the film has…

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January 17, 2018


Rishi Kapoor on Raj Kapoor’s biopic: “I don’t want to hurt anybody’s emotions”

NEWS DESK: With the immense success of recent biopics, the trend of making pictures based on the lives of people has become more and more popular in Bollywood over the years. Keeping this in mind, Rishi Kapoor was recently asked how he would feel is a biopic is made on his father Raj Kapoor’s life,…

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September 11, 2017


Trailer of Qandeel’s biopic is out and is as stunning as the murdered internet sensation

NEWS DESK: The trailer of the drama serial, Baaghi, which is a biopic on Qandeel Baloch is out and we are mesmerized. Qandeel was a social media starlet who rose to fame for her bold pictures and videos. She was eventually murdered by her brother who claimed that she dishonoured the family. The trailer of…

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July 19, 2017


John Rambo to produce own biopic

LAHORE: Film star and comedian Afzal Khan popularly known as John Rambo Thursday said he would produce his own biopic. Talking to state-run APP news agency here, Afzal Khan expressed his happiness over the revival of the Pakistani film industry. “People through this biopic will get to know my long struggle in the film industry,”…

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May 4, 2017


Upcoming biopic on Snowden makes red carpet premiere

MUNICH: German-American biopic ‘Snowden’, based on National Security Agency’s (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden’s life, opened up to a red carpet premiere in Munich, Germany. Directed by Academy Award Winner Oliver Stone, ‘Snowden’ picturises Edward Snowden’s life as he leaked sensitive classified information regarding American spy agencies. The movie’s cast includes,  Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom…

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September 20, 2016


Movie Review: SHAH

By: Sarah Raza Ansari The Pakistani film industry is all set to groove us from time to time with promising flicks which are making us realize the worth of our actors as well. We surely are grateful to all those film makers who are making all possible efforts to open new corridors for the Pakistani…

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September 18, 2015


Thrillers vie for top spot at North American box office

LOS ANGELES: “The Perfect Guy,” a thriller about a woman whose tryst with a seemingly ideal man turns dangerous, topped North American box office sales in its debut weekend, industry trackers said Monday. The film, starring Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy, took in $25.9 million, Exhibitor Relations said. The film makes it the fifth weekend…

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September 15, 2015


Crossing borders, Netflix recreates Pablo Escobar’s world

BOGOTA: It’s a tall order to play the role of Pablo Escobar, the larger-than-life druglord who became the world’s seventh-richest man with his shrewd, ruthless dominance of the international cocaine trade. The Colombian kingpin has already been brought to the screen by actors ranging from Oscar winner Benicio del Toro to Vincent Chase, the fictional…

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August 30, 2015


Straight Outta Compton puts notorious US city on map

COMPTON: Some see it as an opportunity, while others believe it is a chance to show how far a troubled community has come. But all are in agreement: “Straight Outta Compton” has put the American city on the world map — for better or worse. Directed by F. Gary Gray, best known for his music…

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August 25, 2015


Movie Review: Manjhi – The Mountain Man

NEW DELHI: There are some stories that stay on the pages of a newspaper, some that become dinner-table conversation, and others that lead to heated television debates. And then there are those which are so inspiring and with such inherent drama that you can’t help but think that only the big screen would do justice…

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August 23, 2015


'Boyhood' and Hawking biopic dominate BAFTA awards

LONDON: The American coming-of-age tale “Boyhood”, filmed over 12 years, won a BAFTA for best film on Sunday but the British awards ceremony was dominated by the Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything”. Eddie Redmayne picked up the best actor gong for playing theoretical physicist and motor neurone disease sufferer Hawking, who himself attended…

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February 9, 2015


Revenge comedy wins hearts at Cannes

CANNES: An Argentine revenge fantasy impressed critics at the Cannes film festival on Saturday, winning more hearts than a biopic about the private life of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. On the fourth day of the 12-day festival, Argentine director Damian Szifron's “Relatos Salvajes” (Wild Tales) drew excited hoots and applause at an advance…

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May 17, 2014


Jackie Robinson biopic made pitcher who faced him a villain: daughter

KANSAS CITY: When a racist pitcher beans Jackie Robinson in the head in the new movie about the first black man to play major league baseball, Sherrill Duesterhaus wants everybody in the theater to know it's a lie. Duesterhaus' father, Fritz Ostermueller, threw the pitch, but it did not hit Robinson in the head and…

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May 12, 2013


Actress Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana in biopic

LONDON: British-Australian actress Naomi Watts is to play Princess Diana in a movie about the late royal's final two years, filmmakers have announced.Producers said “Caught in Flight” would focus on a period when Diana, the former wife of heir to the throne Prince Charles, found “true personal happiness” shortly before her death in a 1997…

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February 10, 2012


Lovelace biopic begins filming with actress Demi as Gloria

LOS ANGELES: Demi Moore, Adam Brody and Eric Roberts have joined the cast of “Lovelace,” a biopic about porn actress Linda Lovelace, the producers announced on Monday.Moore will play the iconic feminist Gloria Steinem, while Roberts will be play a lie-detector expert. Brody will play “Deep Throat” male lead Harry Reems.Lovelace's role in the notorious…

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January 4, 2012


Eastwood, DiCaprio unveil biopic “J. Edgar”

LOS ANGELES: Clint Eastwood's “J. Edgar” is no longer stamped Top Secret.The movie, whose intended debut at the Carmel Film Festival in October was hampered by power outages, had a couple of high-profile Los Angeles unveilings in recent days.The first, its official premiere, took place on Thursday night, where Eastwood's biography of the controversial FBI…

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November 7, 2011


Actress Helen replaces Midler in Phil Spector Biopic

LOS ANGELES: Helen Mirren is moving on from her “Arthur” co-star Russell Brand to work on a movie about another wild-maned man.The “Elizabeth I” star has been tapped to replace Bette Midler in HBO's upcoming Phil Spector biopic, the actress' publicist confirmed to TheWrap.Midler was forced to bow out last week, after suffering a herniated…

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July 20, 2011