This weekend roundup of entertainment news will help you understand all that happened during the weekend on social media.
Here’s what all your favorite celebs were up to this weekend. New project announcements to posts on social media, this weekend roundup is the entertainment dose you need today.
Mark Ruffalo joins Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe in ‘Poor Things’
Mark Ruffalo has joined the cast of Yorgos Lanthimos’ feature film ‘Poor Things’. He will star alongside Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe in the upcoming film, which is based on Scottish writer, Alasdair Gray’s novel of the same name. Tony McNamara, who worked with Lanthimos in the 2018 comedy film ‘The Favourite’, will adapt the script.
Anupam Kher says, Robert De Niro keeps checking on Kirron’s health every few days
Actor Anupam Kher revealed that Hollywood actor, Robert De Niro messaged him after learning about his wife Kirron Kher’s condition, who’s currently being treated for multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. “I’ve been in touch…He…sent me a video to wish me on my birthday and he keeps checking on Kirron’s health every few days,” Anupam told The Times of India.
Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘The Family Man’ renewed for season 3
Manoj Bajpayee’s action-comedy web show ‘The Family Man’ has reportedly been renewed for a third season. Given the cliffhangers and the growing fanbase of the franchise, the makers are definitely in the process of announcing a season 3 soon. Have you seen the trailer of Season 2 yet?
Gauri Khan on daughter Suhana’s birthday
Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s wife, Gauri Khan, took to Instagram to mark their daughter, Suhana Khan’s 21st birthday. Gauri posted Suhana’s picture on her feed.
Salma Hayek on working with Lady Gaga
Speaking about her ‘House of Gucci’ co-star, Lady Gaga, actress Salma Hayek said, “She is incredibly talented, incredibly smart…she’s good with the accent…she has an amazing ear.” She further told Variety, “She is extraordinary [at] improvising…She really embodies the character…I’ve only seen…once or twice somebody commits to a character as she does…she’s also a great team player.”
Kartik Aaryan to play IAF officer in Hansal Mehta’s next
Kartik Aaryan has reportedly signed Hansal Mehta’s next film which will be based on real-life events. The actor will most probably essay the role of an IAF officer in the film.
Dwayne Johnson to voice Krypto the Super-Dog in ‘DC League of Super-Pets’
The Warner Bros film production company has roped in Dwayne Johnson to voice Krypto the Super-Dog in the upcoming animated film ‘DC League of Super-Pets’. Dwayne who’ll also be seen in ‘Black Adam’ shared the news on Instagram.
Henry Cavill to star in Chad Stahelski’s ‘Highlander’ reboot
Henry Cavill will be seen in the reboot of the action-adventure film ‘Highlander’. The film will be helmed by Chad Stahelski, the filmmaker behind Keanu Reeves-starrer ‘John Wick’. Cavill took to Instagram on Saturday to confirm the news.
Not even a cracked rib can stop him, you inspire me: Priyanka on Nick
Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas posted a picture with her husband, Nick Jonas, from the 2021 Billboard Music Awards and wrote a message for her husband.
Kevin Spacey to star in an Italian film about accused pedophile
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey will star in filmmaker, Franco Nero’s upcoming Italian film and will play the role of a police detective, who investigates accusations of pedophilia against a blind artist, Variety reported. This will mark the actor’s first film role following the multiple sexual assault and misconduct allegations that were leveled against him in 2017.
Drake’s son Adonis makes appearance at BBMAs 2021
Canadian rapper and songwriter, Drake accepted the ‘Artist of the Decade Award’ at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards as his son, Adonis, stood by his side. The 3-year-old started crying as the rapper at the end of his acceptance speech, picked him up and brought him close to the microphone. “I want to dedicate this award to you,” Drake said.
Complimenting someone on weight loss can be harmful: Demi Lovato
Singer Demi Lovato took to Instagram to talk about how complimenting someone on their weight loss can be as harmful as complimenting someone on their weight gain.
Aishwarya wishes her mom on her 70th birthday
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrated her mother Vrinda Rai’s birthday with her husband, Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. Sharing a few pictures from the celebrations on Instagram.
Ranbir, Imtiaz may reunite for their third project together
Actor Ranbir Kapoor and director Imtiaz Ali may reunite for their third project after working together in ‘Rockstar’ (2011) and ‘Tamasha’ (2015).
Mumbai Police introduces B’wood-inspired posters for COVID-19 centric posts
Mumbai Police on Sunday introduced Bollywood-inspired posters to spread awareness about COVID-19 protocols on Twitter. The script for the posters featuring actors Dev Anand, Madhuri Dixit, Govinda, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan was contributed by Mumbai residents.
Writer says TVF’s Aspirants plagiarised from his book, TVF responds
Writer Nilotpal Mrinal alleged that TVF’s recently released show ‘Aspirants’ has been plagiarised from his book ‘Dark Horse’. In a Facebook post, he claimed the show’s creator Arunabh was aware of his ‘interests to make a film based on the book’. TVF released a statement, saying the company has ‘received a notice’ and ‘will fully cooperate to investigate the matter.’
Karan Johar shares old pic with Aditya Chopra on his 50th birthday
Karan Johar on Friday took to Instagram to wish filmmaker, Aditya Chopra on his 50th birthday. He shared an old picture, wherein he can be seen posing with Aditya.
Neena Gupta’s autobiography ‘Sach Kahun Toh’ to release in June
Taking to Instagram on Friday, veteran actress Neena Gupta announced that her autobiography titled ‘Sach Kahun Toh’ will release in June. She shared a video where she said that she wrote the book last year during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Vicky, Sara to shoot for ‘Immortal…’ in UAE, Iceland & India
Vicky Kaushal and Sara Ali Khan will reportedly start shooting for their action-adventure film ‘The Immortal Ashwatthama’ in September. The makers are planning to wrap up the film by January 2022. The film will be directed by Aditya Dhar, will be shot in India, Iceland and UA.
Shahid has his separate bond with Misha and Zain: Mira Kapoor
During an Instagram Live session, Mira Kapoor spoke about parenthood and said that a father has his own responsibilities and duties towards kids. Speaking about her husband, Shahid Kapoor, Mira said that Shahid has his separate bond with their kids, Misha and Zain. She added that there are a set of activities that they like to do only with him.
Hope you are all caught up with this set of entertainment news. See you next Monday!