Much-awaited teaser trailer of new projects to celebs pouring their heart out, let’s find out what all happened this week in this roundup!
In this week’s entertainment roundup catch up on all things that you might’ve missed out on during the week. From the much-awaited teaser trailer of new projects to celebs pouring their heart out, so much happened this week. Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao announced their new project together while Emily In Paris announced its second season’s date with a teaser and GoT‘s prequel House of Dragons trailer was released by HBO. Disney India announces release dates of upcoming films and the WandaVision spinoff starring Kathryn Hahn is in the works. Ben Affleck on playing Batman in The Flash, and Akshay Kumar on shooting for Raksha Bandhan in Delhi. Ranveer Singh shares a video of a kid singing Apna Time Aayega, Vicky Kaushal on his film Sardar Udham, Reese Witherspoon on completing 30 yrs in H’wood, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui on his Int’l Emmy nod.
Here’s what happened over the weekend!
Kriti, Rajkummar’s teaser trailer of ‘Hum Do Humare Do’
Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao teamed up again for the film ‘Hum Do Humare Do’. The actors, who previously worked together in ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’, took to their respective social media accounts to share a picture of the upcoming film as well. Ratna Pathak Shah and Paresh Rawal are also part of the film.
Emily In Paris season 2 date announcement teaser trailer
Netflix’s famous show Emily In Paris starring Lilly Collins in the lead role is coming back for a second season. The platform released the teaser trailer announcing the date of the second season. In the first season, we saw a Chicago marketing executive Emily Cooper is hired to provide an American perspective at a marketing firm in Paris.
House of Dragons teaser trailer released
HBO has released the teaser trailer of the Game of Thrones spinoff series House of Dragon. The show is based on the author George RR Marin’s book Fire and Blood and tells the story of the Tagareyan family almost 200 years ago of GoT. The show, for now, is slated to be released in the year 2022 on HBO Max but no date has been decided yet.
Lost in space final teaser trailer out now
Netflix also released the final teaser trailer of its other popular show Lost in Space. In the last seasons of the show, the Robinsons, a family of space colonists, crash-landed on an unknown planet. And since then they are fighting for survival and escape, despite the dangers surrounding them.
Disney India announces release dates of upcoming films
Disney India has announced the release dates of its upcoming films that will open in theatres in 2021 and 2022. With this, we will enter into the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Chloé Zhao, will release on November 5 this year. ‘Doctor Strange: Multiverse Of Madness’ and ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ will hit the theatres next year on March 25 and May 6, respectively. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Blade, and The Marvels are also slated for release with the sequel to Avatar, and several animation films.
‘WandaVision’ spinoff starring Kathryn Hahn in the works
A spinoff of Disney+ miniseries ‘WandaVision’ starring Kathryn Hahn as the lead is reportedly in the works at Marvel Studios. Kathryn will reprise the role of Agatha Harkness, for which she was nominated in the outstanding supporting actress category at the Primetime Emmy Awards. The spinoff is touted to be a dark comedy written by ‘WandaVision’ head writer Jac Schaeffer.
Aryan, Arbaaz sent to judicial custody for 2 weeks in Mumbai cruise drugs case
Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan has been remanded to 14-day judicial custody with Arbaaz Merchantt, Munmun Dhamecha, and five others in connection to the Mumbai cruise drugs case. The court denied Khan’s custody to NCB which had sought to keep him till October 11. It further said it will hear the bail applications of the accused tomorrow.
Ranveer Singh named NBA’s brand ambassador for India
The US’ National Basketball Association (NBA) recently named Ranveer Singh as its brand ambassador for India. Ranveer said, “The growth of the game worldwide and in India makes me extremely excited to become NBA Brand Ambassador for India.” “This role is one that will help me spread the love of the game amongst the rapidly growing Indian audience,” he added.
I had a great time: Ben Affleck on playing Batman in ‘The Flash’
Hollywood star Ben Affleck opened up about his experience of playing Batman in the upcoming film ‘The Flash’. “It was a really nice way to revisit that as the prior experience had been difficult,” said Ben, who played the role of Batman in Joss Whedon’s ‘Justice League’. “This was really lovely. Really fun…I had a great time,” he further said.
It brought back memories: Akshay Kumar on shooting for Raksha Bandhan in Delhi
Akshay Kumar on Monday said that shooting for his upcoming film ‘Raksha Bandhan’ in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk brought back “many memories”. Sharing a video, he wrote, “Today’s morning run on the sets of Raksha Bandhan brought back…many memories as it was in my birthplace, Chandni Chowk. And how lovely it was to hear the chatter of…people.”
Luv Ranjan to revive debut production with Sunny Singh, Varun Sharma
Filmmaker Luv Ranjan will be reviving his debut production project ‘Wild Wild Punjab’ starring Sunny Singh, Varun Sharma, Patralekhaa, Manjot Singh, and Ishita Raj Sharma. The filming for it was delayed in 2015 due to unforeseen circumstances and the makers wanted to keep a gap between ‘Wild Wild Punjab’ and Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor-starrer ‘Udta Punjab’.
‘Sardar Udham’ is a film I’ll proudly show grandkids: Vicky Kaushal
Vicky Kaushal in an interview has said that ‘Sardar Udham’ is one film he will be proud to show his grandchildren. The actor added, “The experiences [of shooting the film] have cumulatively made me a more mature person.” Vicky further said that the experience almost felt like going back to theatre where the set and space were fully explored.
Camila Cabello says boyfriend Shawn Mendes helps her with anxiety
Camila Cabello has revealed that her boyfriend singer Shawn Mendes helps her work through her various anxieties, including her “zombie-eating”, and they also go to therapy. “For better, for worse, we’re very transparent with each other,” she said. “I think that’s why we can trust each other so much because it’s a very 3D human relationship,” Camila added.
Yami reveals she suffers from the skin condition Keratosis pilaris, shares unedited pics
Yami Gautam has revealed that she suffers from a skin condition called Keratosis pilaris. “It’s a skin condition wherein you get tiny bumps on the skin…I developed this…during my teenage years, and there’s still no cure for it,” she wrote. Sharing unedited pictures of herself, Yami added, “Today finally, I decided to let go of…my fears and insecurities.”
Women empowerment is like a double-edged sword: Shibani Dandekar
Shibani Dandekar in an interview has said, “The whole thing about women empowerment is like a double-edged sword.” She added that progress has been made but she sometimes thinks it’s not moving fast enough. “One has to…take the positives…and try and focus on that…We are paving the way for the women that come after us,” Shibani said.
Billie Eilish criticizes Texas abortion law mid-concert, says sick of old men
Billie Eilish performed in Austin on Saturday and mid-concert said, “I’m sick and tired of old men. Shut the f*ck up about our bodies.” She was speaking out against the Texas abortion law which prevents women from availing abortion after six weeks. Billie added that she almost canceled her concert in the state due to the “sh*t law”.
Blue Origin to fly 90-yr-old ‘Star Trek’ actor to space next week
Billionaire Jeff Bezos-founded Blue Origin will fly Canadian actor William Shatner to space on October 12 on its New Shepard rocket. At 90, Shatner, who famously played Captain James T. Kirk in the ‘Star Trek’ TV series, is set to become the oldest person to fly to space. Blue Origin’s executive Audrey Powers will join Shatner on the spaceflight.
Marrying Feroz was asking for heartbreak, had one with Shammi: Mumtaz
Veteran actress Mumtaz in an interview said, “To marry Feroz Khan was…asking for a heartbreak. I had one with Shammi Kapoor and I didn’t want another.” The actress added that nobody believed that she refused Shammi Kapoor’s proposal since he was higher in financial status. Mumtaz further said that she remained close friends with Feroz Khan until he passed away.
Consent is something we were never taught about: Kaneez Surka
Kaneez Surka, on being asked about consent in relationships, said, “Consent is something we were never told about or taught about.” She added that she felt like she was saying something wrong when talking about her sexual experiences. “I grew up in a generation where we were taught that it was taboo to talk about these things,” Kaneez said.
Shang-Chi’s Destin Daniel Cretton to direct series American Born Chinese
Destin Daniel Cretton, who helmed Marvel Studios’ ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, has been roped in to direct the series ‘American Born Chinese’. The upcoming action-comedy series is based on a graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang. According to Deadline, ‘American Born Chinese’ explores issues of identity, culture, and family.
Dangal actress Zaira Wasim shares the first pic two years after quitting Bollywood
Dangal actress, Zaira Wasim has shared a picture two years after she quit Bollywood. In June 2019, Zaira announced that she would quit Bollywood, stating that it interfered with her faith and religion. Last year, she requested fans to remove all her photos from social media accounts and not share them.
An Emmy is a huge endorsement of excellence: Nawaz on Int’l Emmy nod
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has been nominated in the Best Performance by an Actor category at International Emmy Awards, spoke about the nomination and said, “An Emmy…is a huge endorsement of excellence.” “But we don’t have to look westward for approval all the time. Everything we do, we need a pat on the back from the West. This is wrong,” he added.
Bieber announces partnership with Los Angeles-based cannabis company
Singer Justin Bieber Monday announced his venture into the cannabis industry by partnering with a Los Angeles-based company. He has launched a line of pre-rolled joints titled ‘Peaches’ named after his hit song. Justin had earlier revealed that drug use contributed to his own mental health challenges, adding that he had grown to feel dependent on marijuana.
Don’t approach me with low budget TVC’s for big corporates: Tillotama Shome
Actress Tillotama Shome, who starred in the film ‘A Death in the Gunj’, took to Twitter to request advertisement filmmakers to not approach her for low-budget commercials. She tweeted, “Humble request to advertisement filmmakers to not come to me with low/no budget television commercials for big corporations that want a palette cleanser, conscience clearing CSR film with…social cause.”
Divya Dutta comes out with a second book titled ‘Stars In My Sky’
Divya Dutta has announced the release of her second book titled ‘Stars In My Sky’ which details her journey of becoming an actress. Divya had released her first book in 2017 which was a memoir titled ‘Me and Ma’. Her new book will reportedly include interactions with Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Russian actress reaches ISS to make 1st movie in space; set to beat Tom Cruise
A Russian actress and a film director have reached the International Space Station to make the first full-length movie in space. Actress Yulia Peresild (37) and director Klim Shipenko (38) docked at the space station at 12.22 GMT (5.52 pm IST) on Tuesday. The Russian crew is set to beat Tom Cruise’s Hollywood project announced with NASA and SpaceX.
Feeling grateful for this journey: Reese Witherspoon on completing 30 yrs in H’wood
Reese Witherspoon recently completed 30 years in Hollywood. To mark the occasion, the actress took to Instagram on Tuesday to share an old picture of herself. She also penned a note wherein she spoke about her journey in the film industry. “Thank YOU to everyone who has watched my movies, tuned into…my TV shows…Feeling grateful for this journey,” Reese wrote.
Who is Punjab-born Shree Saini, the first Indian-American to win Miss World America?
Punjab-born Shree Saini was crowned Miss World America 2021 in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old, who is the first Indian-American to win Miss World America, is an advocate for heart health and emotional health. Saini works for those less fortunate and in need, and her work has been recognized by UNICEF, Doctors without Borders, Susan G Komen, and many others.
Daniel Craig was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Actor Daniel Craig on Wednesday was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The actor has portrayed James Bond in five films over 15 years. His star was placed next to the star of late actor Roger Moore, who portrayed Bond in seven films. “It’s an absolute honor to be walked all over in Hollywood,” Daniel said.
He’s my spirit animal: Ranveer shares a video of a kid singing Apna Time Aayega
Ranveer Singh took to Instagram to share a video of a kid from Arunachal Pradesh singing the song ‘Apna Time Aayega’ from his film ‘Gully Boy’. “This little Monpa kid…is my spirit animal!!! You’z a whole vibe, my lil’ brotha,” he captioned the video. Several other celebrities, including Deepika Padukone and Dia Mirza, also reacted to the video.
Prabhas and Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s next titled ‘Spirit’
Prabhas has teamed up with filmmaker Sandeep Reddy Vanga for his 25th film titled ‘Spirit’. The actor took to social media on Thursday to share a poster of the upcoming film and wrote, “Kickstarting my journey with SPIRIT.” The film will release in multiple regional and international languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Japanese, Mandarin, and Korean.
The story made me instantly say yes: Kajol on collaborating with Revathy
Kajol Devgn will collaborate with actor-filmmaker Revathy for her upcoming film ‘The Last Hurrah’. Sharing a picture with Revathy on Instagram, Kajol wrote, “Happy to announce my next film with the super awesome Revathy directing me…called ‘The Last Hurrah’. A heartwarming story that made me instantly say yes.” Written by Sammeer Arora, the film will go on floors soon.
Netflix to edit ‘Squid Game’ phone number after woman says she got prank calls
A South Korean woman got thousands of prank calls and text messages after her phone number was highlighted as a key plot point in Netflix’s show ‘Squid Game’. The online streaming platform has decided to edit scenes to remove the phone number. The woman allegedly received requests for invitations to join the squid game and go “from rags to riches”.
Hope you’re all caught with this weeks’ entertainment dose and the teaser trailers released with this roundup!
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