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E-Round up brings all the global entertainment news from around the world to keep you in the loop with whatever happened throughout the week. This time in our E-Round up we have Ana De Armas portraying the role of Marilyn Monroe in her biopic, Ryan Gosling's new look as Barbie's boyfriend Ken, Tom Hiddleston's engagement with Zawe Ashton, Janhvi Kapoor's upcoming film, Dakota Johnson starrer Persuasion's trailer and so many more interesting things to find out through our E-Round up!

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Ana De Armas to play Marilyn Monroe in Netflix’s film Blonde

Netflix revealed the first teaser of the legendary Marliyn Monroe’s biopic ‘Blonde’. Ana De Armas looks uncanny as she embodies the role of the late actress. The movie will take us through the life of Monroe right from when she was a child to a mega superstar. The film is based on the best-selling novel by Joyce Carol Oates and releases on Netflix on September 23.

Ryan Gosling’s look as Barbie’s boyfriend Ken revealed

After we saw Margot Robbie’s look as Barbie, now it’s Ryan Gosling’s turn where we see him as the popular childhood character’s boyfriend Ken. We see him wearing a denim jacket and jeans with blonde hair. The movie is directed by Greta Gerwig and is set to release on July 21, 2023.

Filmmaker Shankar meets Rajnikanth to mark 15 years of Sivaji

Filmmaker Shankar met his hero Rajinikanth as their film 'Sivaji: The Boss' completed 15 years of its release on Wednesday. Shankar shared the picture of the meeting on Instagram and wrote, "Elated to have met...Rajinikanth sir himself on this very memorable day marking 15 years of 'Sivaji: The Boss'.

Lady Gaga in talks to play Harley Quinn in Joker 2

According to speculations, singer-actress Lady Gaga is in talks to play the role of Harley Quinn in the 'Joker: Folie à Deux'. Earlier, director Todd Phillips announced the sequel to the 2019 film on Instagram. Rumors are the sequel may be musical.

Kit Harrington to be a part of Game of Thrones spin-off series

HBO is in the pre-production stages of developing a spin-off series to it's blockbuster fantasy drama Game of Thrones. It is going to be a live-action series centered on the fan-favorite character Jon Snow. Kit Harington is attached to reprise the role should the series move forward. 

Janhvi Kapoor shares first-look posters of her upcoming film Good Luck Jerry

Janhvi Kapoor took to her Instagram to share the first look of her film 'Good Luck Jerry' which is scheduled to release on Disney+Hotstar on July 29. Janhvi will be playing the main lead Jerry as the title suggests and the film also stars Deepak Dobriyal, Mita Vashisht, Neeraj Sood and Sushant Singh. The film is directed by Sidharth Sengupta and is a black comedy and a remake of the 2018 Tamil film Kolamaavu Kokila.

Netflix releases the trailer of Dakota Johnson starrer Persuasion

Persuasion which is based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name is set to release on Netflix on July 15. The film stars Dakota Johnson who will play the lead role of Anne Elliot and is stuck in a love triangle with Cosmos Jarvis and Henry Golding. The trailer has a Fleabag like feel as Dakota talks to the camera every now and then, breaking the fourth wall with the audience.

Farah Khan recreates song from her film Main Hoon Na with Vicky Kaushal and her crew

Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan recreated Shah Rukh Khan's song 'Tumse Milke Dilka Jo Haal' from her movie Main Hoon Na with Vicky Kaushal and other members of their upcoming film 'Rola'. "When the whole crew dances you know it's been a great shoot...Vicky Kaushal you were lovely," Farah wrote while sharing the video on her Instagram handle.

Suriya Sivakumar to do a cameo in Akshay Kumar’s Soorarai Pottru remake

South superstar Suriya on Wednesday shot for the Hindi remake of his film 'Soorarai Pottru'. He will make a cameo appearance in the movie, which is helmed by Akshay Kumar. Taking to his Instagram, Suriya wrote, "Akshay sir to see you as #VIR was nostalgic! @Sudha_Kongara can see our story beautifully coming alive again...Enjoyed every minute with the team."

Sonam Kapoor shares pictures from her baby shower in London

Sonam Kapoor who is expecting her first child hosted a cozy yet beautiful baby shower on Wednesday in London, where she currently resides with her husband Anand Ahuja. The baby shower had a floral theme and her sister Rhea Kapoor was also present along with some close friends of the couple. Sonam looked gorgeous in a pretty pink dress. British-Pakistani musician, model, and music producer Leo Kalyan also performed at the baby shower.

Matthew Perry confirms the release of his memoir

On Tuesday, Matthew Perry confirmed the completion of a memoir by sharing a picture on his social media. The book is titled 'Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing' and is the next big news for all Chandler Bing fans out there. The book will be released on November 1, 2022.

Netflix to make a reality show called 'Squid Game: The Challenge'

Taking inspiration from it's popular series 'Squid Game', Netflix has greenlit a reality show where players will go through a set of games in order to win money. The show is called 'Squid Game: The Challenge' and they are currently looking to recruit English-language speakers worldwide who'd like to participate in the show. According to Netflix, this will be the biggest reality show anyone has ever seen, where just like the series there will be a total of 456 players competing with one another for $4.56 million.⁠

Malaika Arora to write a book on nutrition and wellness

Malaika Arora announced that she's turning author and will be writing her first book on nutrition and wellness. Her goal to write the book has always been to facilitate ideas around health and wellness and it will help share her insights with people at large.

Tom Hiddleston confirms his engagement with Zawe Ashton

Tom Hiddleston has officially confirmed his engagement to Zawe Ashton months after the actress was seen wearing a ring at the BAFTA's 2022 red carpet. The couple first met each other in 2019 while working for their movie Betrayal and have been dating ever since. Tom Hiddleston proposed to Zawe Ashton in March 2022.

Well, that wraps up our E-Round up, hope you enjoyed all the updates! We'll see you next week with an all-new E-Round up waiting for you!

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