Tag Archives: entertainment

Idris Elba Shows Us Some Skin on the Cover of Entertainment Weekly

Don’t mind if we stare. Idris Elba, 45, unbuttoned his shirt and bared his body for the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s Oct. 13 issue. Besides exposing his chest, the Golden Globe-winning actor exposed what it’s like to be one of Hollywood’s leading men. In the article, he talked about directing his first film Yardie, his rise to fame and acting in three new films: Thor: ... Read More »

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group Announces Launch Of Universal Writers Program

The Global Talent Development & Inclusion group at Univeral Pictures has officially launched their new Universal Writers Program. Formerly known as the Emerging Writers Fellowship,  the program identifies experienced and up-and-coming screenwriters with unique points of view that build upon the Studio’s commitment to telling stories and creating films that reflect the vast diversity of its audiences. “We are a studio ... Read More »

‘Entertainment Tonight’ Co-Host Nancy O’Dell Lists Pasadena Estate (EXCLUSIVE)

SELLERS: Nancy O’Dell and Keith Zubchevich LOCATION: Pasadena, CA PRICE: $7,189,000 SIZE: 8,926 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms plus guesthouse YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Last fall, shortly after veteran entertainment news journalist and longtime “Entertainment Tonight” co-host Nancy O’Dell was identified as the married woman Donald Trump crudely and unsuccessfully tried to make a move on in the now infamous leaked “Access Hollywood” video tape on which ... Read More »

IDW Entertainment Launches Digital Studio Initiative

IDW Entertainment, the independent content studio that is a division of IDW Media Holdings, has launched the IDW Digital Studio, aimed at content development, production, distribution and engagement with a primary focus on building franchises. “IDW Digital Studio’s primary objective is to become a global leader in ground breaking, original, on-demand entertainment for the “geek culture” audience across digital media networks,” ... Read More »

These Digital Entertainment Junkies are Out to Conquer the World

Entertainment is the fourth sine qua non added to the popular slogan of our socialism – food, clothing and shelter (Roti, Kapda aur Makaan). While smartphone actually outsmarted the ‘idiot’ box in recent past as the primary screen for entertainment, the 4G roll-out reinforced digital to be the new mass entertainer. What begins now is the democratization of digital entertainment ... Read More »

Digital platforms to drive growth in media and entertainment: Report

According to EY’s report on the industry growth in digital media businesses would far outpace TV, print, radio or music concerts at 26 per cent CAGR between 2016 and 2021. MUMBAI: India’s media and entertainment industry is forecast to touch $34.8 billion by 2021, logging a CAGR of 11.8 per cent in the preceding five years, paced by significant growth in digital platforms that ... Read More »

TN theatres shut for 2nd day over 30% entertainment tax even after GST

Theatres across Tamil Nadu will continue to remain shut on Tuesday for the second consecutive day protesting against the state government’s decision to levy 30 per cent entertainment tax over and above the 28 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST). The double taxation has left the Tamil filmdom in disarray, forcing the Tamil Nadu Film Chamber of Commerce to announce shutdown of theatres ... Read More »

Sumfest Organisers To Create Entertainment For Upcoming Tourism Summit

Contributed (From left) Josef Bogdanovich CEO of Downsound Entertainment and organiser of Reggae Sumfest, stands with Tifa and Tommy Lee as they take a look at the Reggae Sumfest 25 magazine at the Montego Bay staging of the festival’s launch held at the Iberostar Rose Hall Suites on Thursday May 18. The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism, has tasked ... Read More »

Valiant Entertainment: State of the Publisher 2017

Since coming onto the scene in 2012 in an unprecedented relaunch of what was an all-but-defunct set of properties, Valiant Entertainment hasn’t taken its foot off the gas. They’ve had events, critical acclaim and sales success that put them on the map as the third-largest shared superhero universe in just a few short years. Now they have a big-time movie ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s Commerce Secretary says Syria air strike was ‘after-dinner entertainment’ at Mar-a-Lago

  US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has said President Donald Trump’s strike on Syria served as “after-dinner entertainment” at his luxury Florida resort Mar-a-Lago. “Just as dessert was being served, the President explained to [Chinese President Xi Jinping] he had something he wanted to tell him, which was the launching of 59 missiles into Syria,” Mr Ross said, describing the ... Read More »