Cara Delevingne may play lead in 'Zoolander 2'

Cara DelevingneLondon, Aug 27 - Cara Delevingne is reportedly in talks to play the female lead in the upcoming 'Zoolander' sequel.

According to a source, Ben Stiller, who played model Derek Zoolander in the first film, and the producers for the project, were in search for a well-known model to play the lead, the Mirror reported.

The insider added though the roles were not detailed yet, it probably would involve a lot of "goofing around", added the insider.


Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan appeals for stay on conviction

Bollywood actor Salman KhanMumbai - Bollywood actor Salman Khan in an affidavit filed recently and submitted in the Supreme Court has appealed for a stay on his conviction in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

In the affidavit, the actor has argued that he is one of the highest tax payers in the country, and it is his fundamental right to practice his occupation which requires him to travel around the world.


Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani' tax free in Uttar Pradesh

Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani' tax free in Uttar PradeshLucknow : Uttar Pradesh government today announced exemption of entertainment tax on Rani Mukerji starrer action drama 'Mardaani' as it hightlights the problem of child trafficking in the country.

The state government has decided to exempt the film from entertainment tax as it raises awareness about the trafficking of girls and women, an official statement issued here said. The movie, starring Rani as a police officer, released on August 22.


Nick could have cheated on wife Mariah Carey, but didn't, claims dad

Nick could have cheated on wife Mariah Carey, but didn't, claims dadNew York, Aug 26 : Nic Cannon's father has claimed that his son could have cheated on his wife Mariah Carey, but he didn't.

James Cannon said that the estranged duo could've been a "power couple" like Jay Z and Beyonce if only his son concentrated more on his wife's career, the New York Post reported.


Rita Ora wanted to kiss Iggy Azalea onstage at MTV VMAs

Rita Ora wanted to kiss Iggy Azalea onstage at MTV VMAsWashington, Aug 26 : Rita Ora has revealed that she had asked Iggy Azalea to kiss her during their 'Black Widow' performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

However, the 24-year-old 'Fancy' singer didn't accept the "crazy" proposal as it was already done by Britney Spears and Madonna in 2003, which was the 23-year-old 'How We Do' singer's favorite VMA performance ever, Contactmusic reported.


Matt Damon performs Ice Bucket Challenge with toilet water

Matt Damon performs Ice Bucket Challenge with toilet waterWashington, August 26 : Matt Damon has performed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by pouring a bucket of toilet water over himself.

In the video, the 'Good Will Hunting' star, who is the co-founder of a water charity called Water. org, revealed that he used toilet water for the task as there are about 800 million people in the world who don't have access to clean water, so the idea of it "seemed a little crazy", Contactmusic reported.


Leonardo DiCaprio wants David Beckham 'like' torso

Leonardo DiCaprio wants David Beckham 'like' torsoWashington , Aug 26 : Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly started a new work out regime in order to get fit like David Beckham.

Sources have revealed that 'The Great Gatsby' star has given himself around three months to get into shape like the former England footballer in a bid to tackle competition for roles after his milestone 40th birthday in November, Contactmusic reported.


HBO, Paramount to turn 'Shutter Island' into TV show

HBO, Paramount to turn 'Shutter Island' into TV showWashington, Aug 26 : HBO and Paramount Television are in negotiations to bring the 2010 hit film ' Shutter Island' to television in form of TV series.

The pilot for the project would be directed by Martin Scorsese, who had helmed Leonardo DiCaprio starrer film as well, from a script by Dennis Lehane , who authored the bestselling novel of the same name, Deadline. com reported.


Stephen King lands cameo role in 'Under the Dome'

Stephen King lands cameo role in 'Under the Dome' London, Aug 26 : Stephen King has landed a cameo role in the TV series ' Under the Dome ', which is based on his book by the same name.

The drama revolves around the residents of Chester's Mill in Maine, who wake up to find a giant indestructible dome that cut them off from the rest of the world, the Daily Star reported.

The 17-year-old actress, Mackenzie Lintz, said that it was honour for all of them. (ANI)


Are Beyonce, Jay Z 'done with each other'?

Are Beyonce, Jay Z 'done with each other'?New York, Aug 26 - A body language expert has claimed that Beyonce Knowles and her husband Jay Z are done with each other.

According to the Florida-based expert, Susan Constantine, who examined a video and still snap of the "hurt" couple, they were in a lot of pain and seemed to be emotionless towards each other, New York Post reported.


Led Zep's 'Whole Lotta Love' named 'all time best guitar riff'

Led Zep's 'Whole Lotta Love' named 'all time best guitar riff'London, Aug 26 - Led Zeppelin's song ' Whole Lotta Love' has been voted as the best guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2.

The rock classic grabbed the top spot from a list of 100 riffs selected by a panel of Radio 2 and 6 Music DJs, critics and record producers, the BBC reported.


Sarah Silverman flaunts 'pot vaporizer pen' at Emmys red carpet

Sarah SilvermanNew York, Aug 26 - Sarah Silverman flaunted her vaporizer pen on Emmys red carpet.

The 43-year-old American actress proceeded to rifle through it to check out the goods inside when E! News correspondent Rancic asked Silverman to show off her clutch, the New York Post reported.

Silverman's clutch included an America-celebrating phone case, and also revealed actress' vaporizer.

Silverman asserted that it was her liquid pot. (ANI)


RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR: Attenborough and my experiment with the truth

Richard AttenboroughNew Delhi, Aug. 26 - In the passing away of Richard Attenborough on August 24th, I was reminded of my uncle and mentor U. S. Mohan Rao, who was associated with him in the making of the film on Mahatma Gandhi.

Mr. Mohan Rao was the Director of the Publications Division in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in the early fifties, and the chief conceiver of the project to publish the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi.


Richard Attenborough could 'barely speak' for last six years post stroke

Richard AttenboroughLondon, Aug 26 - Richard Attenborough's son recently revealed that his father could barely speak after the stroke hit him in 2008.

The film legend fell at his home after a stroke in 2008 and was confined to a wheelchair, the Mirror reported.

It was known that the Academy Award winner and his wife Sheila Sim moved from the house in Richmond, South West London, into a care home in 2012, but the family kept the full extent of his injuries quiet.


Robin Williams gave his favourite bike to charity before suicide

Robin WilliamsLondon, Aug 26 - Robin Williams had donated his beloved Pegoretti bicycle to a charity auction only weeks before he committed suicide.

The 63-year-old actor gave the handmade bike to Drever Family Foundation, a private charitable organization, which aims to improve life for young people by supporting education and the Arts, as he dearly supported the cause, the Mirror reported.


'Breaking Bad', 'Modern Family' win top prizes at Emmys 2014

Julianna MarguliesWashington, Aug 26 - AMC'S 'Breaking bad' and ABC's 'Modern Family' ruled at 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2014, with five awards and three awards respectively.

Breaking bad grabbed the best drama series, Bryan Cranston for 'best lead actor' in a drama series Aaron Paul for 'best supporting actor' in a drama series, and Anna Gunn for 'best supporting actress' in a drama series, whereas 'Modern Family' won the best comedy series award, ABC News reported.


Almost 30 Prince Harry to have one last 'summer of mischief'

Almost 30 Prince Harry to have one last 'summer of mischief'London, Aug 25 : Prince Harry will complete his one last " summer of mischief" before he celebrates his 30th birthday next month in September and begins his search for a bride.

According to source, things have changed since the 29-year-old royal's 2012 Las Vegas trip, where he was captured on camera playing strip billiards, the Daily Star reported.


Princess Di's brother Earl Spencer 'neglected' her memorial, says ex royal chef

Princess Di's brother Earl Spencer 'neglected' her memorial, says ex royal chefLondon, Aug 25 : Royal former chef has recently accused Princess Diana's brother Earl Spencer, for not taking care of her grave, it has been reported.

Darren McGrady posted several pictures of Lady Diana's memorial, and wrote "Sad to see Earl Spencer @AlthorpEstate has neglected Princess Diana's resting place", the Daily Express reported.


Is Prince Harry's ex Chelsy Davy engaged to her society jeweller boyfriend?

Is Prince Harry's ex Chelsy Davy engaged to her society jeweller boyfriend?London, Aug 25 : Prince Harry's ex Chelsy Davy may soon announce her engagement to society jeweller Charles Goode , according to the reports.

Sources revealed that the couple has been away on a romantic getaway in Africa and Goode was planning on proposing the 28-year-old lawyer on holiday, the Daily Express reported.


Leslie Phillips recovering after minor stroke

Leslie Phillips recovering after minor strokeLondon: Actor Leslie Phillips is recuperating in hospital after he suffered a minor stroke during a bus journey.

The 90-year-old `Carry On` star experienced pain in his arm, while he was travelling home with wife Zara after a shopping trip, reports suggest.


Lil Wayne named Songwriter Of The Year

Lil Wayne named Songwriter Of The YearLondon: Rapper Lil Wayne has been honoured with the Songwriter of the Year prize at the Broadcast Music, Inc R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.

Wayne won the trophy at the music industry event which celebrates the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs of the previous year, suggest reports.


Ian Somerhalder is 'very serious' for Nikki Reed?

Nikki ReedLos Angeles: `The Vampire Diaries` star Ian Somerhalder is reportedly very serious for `Twilight` star Nikki Reed, whom he started dating a month ago.

The couple, who have tried to keep their relationship under wraps barring a few public appearances together, cannot get enough of each other, reported a magazine.

The pair attended Heifer International`s Beyond Hunger Gala in Beverly Hills on Friday, where Somerhalder, 35, was honoured.


Emmys 2014 set to be most 'social' awards ever

Emmys 2014 set to be most 'social' awards everWashington, Aug 25 : Facebook and Twitter are set to cover the upcoming Emmy Awards and the vent will become the most "social" awards ever.


Will Justin Bieber star as 'baddie' in 'Expendables 4'?

Will Justin Bieber star as 'baddie' in 'Expendables 4'?London, Aug 25 : Justin Bieber was jokingly suggested for the role of "baddie" in the next installment of 'Expendables' movie by the star cast.

'Expendables' director Sylvester Stallone supposedly loved the idea because he believed that the 20-year-old singer's presence in the movie could make the film into a certain box-office smash hit, the Daily Star reported.


Winners of 2014 MTV VMAs announced

Miley CyrusWashington, Aug 25 - The winners of MTV Video Music Awards (VMA's) 2014 have been declared.

Miley Cyrus grabbed the award for Video of the Year for her single 'Wrecking Ball', whereas Drake was awarded with Best Hip-Hop Video for his single 'Hold On (We're Going Home)', Us Magazine reported.

Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams, 'Sing' was awarded with the Best Male Video, whereas Best Female Video went to Katy Perry ft. Juicy J, 'Dark Horse'.


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