Leonardo DiCaprio initially refused ‘Titanic’ screen test

ACCORDING to director James Cameron, Leonardo DiCaprio’s audition process for the 1997 mega-hit Titanic was not a simple sail. In a career retrospective video interview with GQ magazine, the Oscar-winning director remembered how DiCaprio first declined to read for the role of Jack opposite Kate Winslet during a screen test. Winslet was already cast in … Read more

Yahya Abdul-Mateen proves he is a Wonder Man

EMMY-WINNING actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is set to portray Simon Williams, who turns into the comic book superhero Wonder Man, who is set to make his small screen debut on a new Disney+ series. It will be Abdul-Mateen’s third significant comic book role, following his portrayal of Black Manta in 2018’s Aquaman and Dr. Manhattan … Read more

Speculation over Top Gun Maverick sequel

ACTOR Jay Ellis believes there will not be a sequel to Top Gun: Maverick, but admits he could be wrong about the possibility of a follow-up project. The actor, who played Lt. Reuben “Payback” Fitch in the box office smash earlier this year, caught up with People magazine at the Academy Museum Gala in Los … Read more

Hilary Swank is pregnant and expecting twins

OSCAR-WINNING actress Hilary Swank revealed on Good Morning America last week that she and husband Philip Schneider are expecting twins. “This is something that I’ve been wanting for a long time and my next thing is I’m gonna be a mum,“ said Swank, 48. “And not just of one, but of two. I can’t believe … Read more

Gisele Bündchen hires divorce lawyer against Tom Brady

SUPERMODEL Gisele Bündchen has hired a divorce attorney after months of “tension” with her longtime husband, athlete Tom Brady. Upon finding out that Bündchen engaged an attorney, Brady is said to be “trying to figure out what to do” and also looking for an attorney himself. The rift between Brady, 45, and Bündchen, 42, occurred … Read more

A fun run in the rain

LAST Sunday, the first-ever #GoHyper Splash Dash Fun Run event by Hypergear Malaysia at MAEPS Serdang, Selangor, managed to gather more than 4,000 participants from around the country, including children as young as three years old. Set in one of the most scenic family fun adventure parks, this 5km wet run aims to encourage participants … Read more

Pedro Pascal wanted Nicholas Cage in Star Wars

NICHOLAS CAGE and Pedro Pascal shared the screen in this year’s comedy film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, and both of them had such good chemistry that many fans were left hoping that the two would work together again. Perhaps that might happen in the Star Wars universe, where Pascal currently rules as Din … Read more

Jazz takes over Pangkor Island

THE first ever Pangkor Island Jazz Festival will be held at Sungai Pinang Kecil, Pangkor Island, from Oct 7-9 this year. With the theme “Jazz Meets the Island”, the festival aims to provide a platform for local music artistes to showcase their talents and make live jazz accessible to the local community. This three-day festival … Read more

Secret wedding for Rita Ora and Taika Waititi?

JUST one year after making their debut as a couple, singer-songwriter Rita Ora and New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi were reportedly married in a small London ceremony earlier this month. Ora and Waititi began dating in March 2021 and went public with their relationship last August, and announced their engagement this June. Now, according to … Read more