Over the years, a lot of actors have taken over the Batman mantle, whether it is in a live-action movie or an animated adaptation. Each of these actors gave a unique flavor to their version of Batman, so it would be interesting to see all of them together in one film. Former “Batman” Val Kilmer has an idea as to how to go about this.
It was way back in 2007 when the third installment of the action comedy movie series, “Rush Hour,” was released on the big screen. Now that 10 years has passed, recent reports claim that “Rush Hour 4” may still happen.
Mikey Bustos, 35, Mark Striegl, 28, and Xia Vigor, 7, have at least three things in common. They are all internationally famous, they are Filipino and they have the same birthday.
The Lionsgate movie “Power Rangers” got the approval of China’s censor for theatrical release on May 12 even if it has a gay character. The media speculated that the film may suffer the fate of “Beauty and the Beast” which had also a gay character, but the Disney movie was eventually approved with no cuts.
After the showing of the Spring Festival film “The Village of No Return” which is about a device that looks like a helmet that could erase the memory of the user, another memory-manipulation movie will show in China.
Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff is preparing for the sequel to his 2016 action film “Baaghi” by going to Hong Kong to undergo martial arts training. The special training in July would be under director Tony Ching.
Jaclyn Jose, 53, became the first Southeast Asian to win Cannes Film Festival Best Actress not out of luck. Aside from having the right people around her and years of acting experience, she also has the knack, versatility and in-depth understanding of her audience.
Hunan TV Channel in China and Khabar TV channel in Kazakhstan will air live on April 15 the finals of the singing competition “I am a Singer.” The show would feature the eight finalists in a duet with famous Chinese singers.
“Ao Jiao & Pian Jian,” the Chinese remake of the online novel “Pride and Prejudice,” would premiere in China on April 21. Among the stars of the film is Dilraba Dilmurat, one of the most popular actresses on television who stood in for AngelaBaby as co-host of “Hurry Up, Brother,” Season 5 when the Chinese actress gave birth to her first baby.
Even if investment deals by Chinese companies in Hollywood entertainment assets have recently soured, others firms are not discouraged and have pursued their own deals. One such company is Jiaflix Pictures which has teamed up with the 1905 Pictures of China Movie Channel and Lorenzo di Bonaventura to begin a global movie franchise.
Two Hollywood movies are hoping to benefit from good box-office results by having a simultaneous premiere in China and the U.S., the two largest movie markets in the world, in May.
The $1-billion deal to buy Dick Clark Production from the Dalian Wanda Group is dead, but the Chinese conglomerate continues to aim for more entertainment ventures with Hollywood companies. Its latest offer is a 40 percent rebate for projects that would be shot at its new Movie Metropolis in Qingdao.
There are a lot of changes coming to “Doctor Who” in the upcoming season, one of which is that the show will introduce its first ever openly gay companion.
Reports recently circulated about Jeremy Renner joining the squad of “Ant-Man and the Wasp” as Hawkeye. Unfortunately, director Peyton Reed shot down the rumors and called them “fake news.”
Disney’s live-action reboot of “Lion King” is shaping up really well as more a-list stars are reported to be attached to the project. Most recently, Grammy-winning singer Beyonce is said to be the top choice to play Nala.
In Hangzhou, East China, a bookshop named Zhongshuge is attracting attention by incorporating the idea of an amusement park. Books are held by shelves designed as roller coasters, hot air balloons and a merry-go-round, among others. It's an instant hit among children and their parents.