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Frieda Pinto & Chiwetel Ejiofor join forces with filmmaker Richard Curtis to shine a spotlight on the upcoming Global Goals for Sustainable Development

29 June 2015 1:27 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

In September 2015, at the United Nations, New York, 193 world leaders will adopt a series of ambitious goals to end extreme poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change for everyone by 2030. The Global Goals campaign is a global collaborative effort to ensure that these Goals are world famous and that they are successfully acted upon.

Project Everyone, founded by Richard Curtis, aims to make the Global Goals the most famous Goals on the planet by sharing them with 7 billion people in 7 days from the moment they are adopted. The more people that know about the Goals, the more people will work to ensure global leaders drive change and the more young people will be inspired to join a new generation of Global Citizens.

Richard Curtis is today calling on the media community in Cannes to join the Founding Team to help get the Goals to everyone on the planet. He said, »

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New images from Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups featuring Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett and more

15 June 2015 10:08 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups, but thanks to The Playlist we’ve got a new batch of images from the film, which shows off its all-star cast including Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Imogen Poots, Freida Pinto, Wes Bently and Teresa Palmer; check them out here…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Knight of Cups

 

 

Rick (Bale) is a slave to the Hollywood system. He is addicted to success but simultaneously despairs at the emptiness of his life. He is at home in a world of illusions but seeks real life. Like the tarot card of the title, Rick is easily bored and needs outside stimulation. But the Knight of Cups is also an artist, a romantic and an adventurer.

In Terrence Malick’s seventh film a gliding camera once again accompanies a tormented hero on his search for meaning. »

- Gary Collinson

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Pics: From The Dark Knight to ‘Knight Of Cups’ for Christian Bale

15 June 2015 5:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Directorial enigma Terrence Malick‘s latest Knight Of Cups is currently awaiting a release date. The writer/helmer’s work of late has divided commentators into “profound!” and “pretentious!” camps, with entries such as The Tree Of Life provoking cheers and boos in equal measure.

While the cinemagoing public are deprived of his latest offering, some promotional shots have been released which display Malick and Dop Emmanuel Lubezki‘s typical flair for eye-catching imagery:

Unveiled at the Berlin International Film Festival, anticipation is naturally high whatever the outcome. Cups follows Christian Bale as tortured movie scribe Rick, who roams around Hollywood pondering the nature of existence.

He’s laden with the requisite Daddy issues, and of course the poor soul is involved with a succession of beautiful women – Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman and Imogen Poots co-star.

Yes, it looks like Rick really is having a tough time of it, but never mind, »

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Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, And Cate Blanchett Brood In New Images From Terrence Malick's 'Knight Of Cups'

14 June 2015 6:16 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

After much anticipation, hype, and expectation, Terrence Malick's long awaited "Knight Of Cups" finally debuted in February at the Berlin International Film Festival (read our review) and then...well, that was about it. We haven't really heard much about the film since. But a batch of new images have arrived featuring the trio of lead stars in the movie. Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, and Cate Blanchett are the big names in the picture that also features appearances by a slew of others including Imogen Poots, Freida Pinto, Teresa PalmerBrian Dennehy, Wes Bentley, and far too many more to mention here (for example, Jason Clarke pops up but doesn't even have a line of dialogue), and follows Rick, a Hollywood writer having an existential crisis, while grappling with complicated relationships with his father and the women in his life.  These new images are certainly a nice peek at the beautiful photography by Emmanuel Lubezki, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Ruth Wilson, Mindy Kaling, Freida Pinto & Andrew Rannells Attend Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

1 June 2015 1:50 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Ruth Wilson, Mindy Kaling, Freida Pinto and Andrew Rannells were all in attendance at the 8th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J. Saturday afternoon. Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic “I really don’t know much—I’m pretty much coming in saying, ‘Teach me. I’m here,’”  Pinto told Vogue at the event, admitting […]

The post Ruth Wilson, Mindy Kaling, Freida Pinto & Andrew Rannells Attend Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic appeared first on uInterview. »

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Louise O’Neill interview: Only Ever Yours

11 May 2015 11:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Louise O’Neill’s award-winning feminist sci-fi Ya novel, Only Ever Yours, skewers the beauty myth with disturbing precision…

If you’ve ever suspected that celebrity fashion magazines should come with cigarette packet-style health warnings (Self-objectification is highly addictive: don’t start / Can cause a slow and painful erosion of self-esteem / Protect children: don’t make them breathe your unending consumer-driven quest for physical improvement) then Only Ever Yours’ brutal skewering of the beauty myth will likely speak to you.

Louise O’Neill’s debut Ya novel didn’t so much speak to me as run at me screaming. Consumed in a single sitting, I found its storytelling as magnetic as it was troubling. Most disarming though, was its ability to mind-read. It amplified inner voices that I’d tamped down to dormancy over years of reprogramming, replaying them with alarming clarity.

It’s an alarming novel, not least because »

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Time Machine: Bachchan and Rai - Bollywood King and Queen on Hollywood Red Carpet

9 May 2015 12:48 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai at the Oscars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai on the Academy Awards' Red Carpet Pictured above are Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan arriving at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony, which took place on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Two years ago, an Anglo-Indian-American co-production, Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire became not only one of the season's biggest sleeper hits, but also the eventual Best Picture Oscar winner. Dev Patel and Freida Pinto starred. Curiously, some have complained that Slumdog Millionaire was just a less interesting rehash of higher-quality Bollywood musicals and dramas that have received relatively little play outside South Asian communities around the globe. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai movies The son of Indian cinema legend Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan has been featured in nearly 50 films. Among them are: Dhoom (2004). Director: Sanjay Gadhvi. Cast: Abhishek Bachchan. Uday Chopra. John Abraham. Esha Deol. »

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Freida Pinto joins the cast of The Jungle Book

9 May 2015 3:54 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The talented Freida Pinto, who has been making news globally because of her reel life as well as her real life, has now yet another reason to pat herself on the back and feel proud about. The buzz is that, she is now all set to join the cast of The Jungle Book, that's directed by Andy Serkis. Speaking about the same, an insider source said that, "Freida Pinto has always been very clear and focused with her film choices and has chosen roles that are diverse and interesting. She has already worked with Andy once before and with him directing this The Jungle Book; she was very keen on being part of his directorial venture. Freida has grown up reading the 'Jungle Book'. So, when she was presented with the opportunity to be part of the film, she was elated as its part of her childhood." The film, »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Freida Pinto To Join Serkis' "Jungle Book"

8 May 2015 5:53 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Freida Pinto ("Slumdog Millionaire," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes") is reportedly set to reunite with Andy Serkis in his directorial debut "Jungle Book: Origins" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic story, Pinto will join Matthew Rhys and Rohan Chand in the live-action roles rather than those doing the performance capture for the animals.

Serkis, Jonathan Cavendish, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Benedict Cumberbatch star as some members of that performance capture cast.

Callie Kloves penned the script and Serkis will produce with Steve Kloves. The film is targeting an October 6th 2017 release.

Source: Deadline »

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Freida Pinto Heads To Jungle Book: Origins For Andy Serkis

8 May 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After acting alongside a mo-capped Andy Serkis in Rise of the Planet of the ApesSlumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto is reteaming with him for Warner Bros.’ Jungle Book: Origins.

Deadline reports that Pinto will take on a live-action role in the blockbuster pic, on which Serkis is set to make his directorial debut. She joins The Americans star Matthew Rhys, who is playing explorer John Lockwood, and Bad Words breakout Rohan Chand, who won the role of Mowgli, in the production, which will blend live-action and motion-capture to adapt the classic by Rudyard Kipling.

No details yet on which part the actress will play, but Jungle Book: Origins tells the story of an orphaned human boy raised by jungle animals including a friendly bear and a wise panther, so it’s perhaps likely that Pinto is playing either an explorer or Mowgli’s birth mother.

The motion-capture cast is »

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Freida Pinto Swings Into Andy Serkis’ ‘Jungle Book: Origins’ At Warner Bros

8 May 2015 11:23 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: In a reteam of sorts, I hear that Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto is joining the Andy Serkis-directed Jungle Book: Origins at Warner Bros. She’s lined up to play one of the live-action roles opposite Matthew Rhys and Rohan Chand in the hybrid motion-capture pic that’s based on the Rudyard Kipling classic. Slumdog breakout Pinto was in 2011’s Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes with Serkis who is directing Jungle Book from a script by Callie Kloves. He’s also… »

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Every Best Picture Oscar Winner, Ranked From Worst to Best

6 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the release of "Crash" (on May 6, 2005), an all-star movie whose controversy came not from its provocative treatment of racial issues but from its Best Picture Oscar victory a few months later, against what many critics felt was a much more deserving movie, "Brokeback Mountain."

The "Crash" vs. "Brokeback" battle is one of those lingering disputes that makes the Academy Awards so fascinating, year after year. Moviegoers and critics who revisit older movies are constantly judging the Academy's judgment. Even decades of hindsight may not always be enough to tell whether the Oscar voters of a particular year got it right or wrong. Whether it's "Birdman" vs. "Boyhood," "The King's Speech" vs. "The Social Network," "Saving Private Ryan" vs. "Shakespeare in Love" or even "An American in Paris" vs. "A Streetcar Named Desire," we're still confirming the Academy's taste or dismissing it as hopelessly off-base years later. »

- Gary Susman

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Time Machine: Nolan and Producer-Wife Following 'Inception' 'Snub'

24 April 2015 6:45 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Christopher Nolan and wife Emma Thomas on the Oscars' Red Carpet Christopher Nolan and wife Emma Thomas at the Academy Awards A very blasé-looking Christopher Nolan, shortlisted as one of the producers of Best Picture Oscar nominee Inception and as the writer of the film's original screenplay, arrives with his wife and fellow Inception producer Emma Thomas at the 2011 Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Of course, Christopher Nolan also directed Inception, but he was not included in the Academy's Best Director shortlist. Instead, nominated were: David Fincher for The Social Network. Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan. Joel and Ethan Coen for True Grit. David O. Russell for The Fighter. Tom Hooper, the eventual winner, for The King's Speech. In case the incredibly successful British filmmaker was disappointed, angered, or downright outraged at being bypassed one more time by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts »

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Aamir Khan speaks about Indian taboos at a women-oriented summit in Us

23 April 2015 8:56 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

There are many firsts which Aamir Khan has attached to his name. Adding yet another to his list of 'firsts' is him being the first Bollywood personality till date to have been invited to the 3-day 'Women In The World Summit' which started yesterday in New York, USA. Aamir Khan, in his speech, touched upon the issues of tackling taboos in India. He also interacted with the multi-faceted personality Zainab Salbi, who also happens to be an Iraqi- American humanitarian, entrepreneur and author. In addition to that, Salbi also happens to be the daughter of the (in)famous dictator Saddam Hussein's private pilot. The said event will see the presence of many heavyweights like Helen Mirren, Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep, Hilary Clinton amongst others. When asked about the experience, Aamir Khan said that it was an enriching experience. »

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Unity Documentary Opens Worldwide Beginning August 12; Features 100 Celebrity Narrators

22 April 2015 11:47 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Featuring an unprecedented cast of 100 celebrity narrators, the timely documentary Unity will be distributed by SpectiCast in select theatres worldwide beginning August 12.

Written and directed by Shaun Monson (Earthlings), produced by Melissa Danis and Monson, the film explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and our responsibility to do better. A production of Monson’s Nation Earth, Unity will is expected to premiere on 1000-1200+ screens across the globe. SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. Tickets and more information including participating theatre locations and global distribution partners coming soon.

Seven years in the making, Unity explores humanity’s impact on the world and our opportunity for transformation.  Presented in chapters, Unity takes an in-depth look at what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and, ultimately, hope.  Coupled with stunning cinematography, Unity is a singular and unforgettable cinematic experience. »

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Documentary ‘Unity’ Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators

22 April 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Shaun Monson’s documentary “Unity,” featuring 100 celebrity narrators, will be distributed by SpectiCast at 1,000 to 1,200 screens worldwide beginning Aug. 12, Variety has learned exclusively.

The  film comes a decade after Monson’s documentary “Earthlings,” which explored humanity’s relationships with other animals. Produced by Melissa Danis and Monson through Nation Earth, “Unity” explores the interconnectivity of all life on Earth and what it means to be human, exploring themes of love, tragedy and hope.

SpectiCast has partnered with Fathom Events for the domestic release on select U.S. screens. The deal was announced Wednesday at CinemaCon.

Celebrities lending their voices to this powerful film include Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried, Amy Smart, Anjelica Huston, Anton Yelchin, Arian Foster, Arlene Martel, Balthazar Getty, Ben Kingsley, Ben Whishaw, Beth Hart, Brandon Boyd, Caroline Goodall, Carrie-Anne Moss, Casey Affleck, Catherine Tate, Claire Forlani, Cloris Leachman, Common, Damien Mander, David Copperfield, »

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Freida Pinto Covers The Edit, Flaunts Toned Figure and Says ''I Don't Even Like Looking in the Mirror''

16 April 2015 2:30 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

While Freida Pinto is aware she doesn't look like the typical Hollywood starlet, she admits it's a concept that rarely crosses her mind.  "It's hard because the first thing people see when I go into an audition is that I am 100% Indian, but I don't remember a time in my life when I did not see myself as a world citizen," the 30-year-old beauty tells Net-a-Porter.com's The Edit. "When I watch films, I can always imagine myself as the female lead – even if it's Minnie Mouse." Photographed by Chad Pitman, Pinto stuns on both the cover and the publication's inside images, showing off her insane bod while giving Michelle Obama a run for her money in the enviable »

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Freida Pinto Talks Tabletop Dancing, Breakups, and Considering TV

16 April 2015 2:30 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Freida Pinto would like two poached eggs, but the trouble is, only one arrived with her avocado toast and salad. Protein, she says, is essential on a day like today. With impeccable manners, 30-year-old Pinto asks for her order to be corrected. I feel for the woman. She's working through lunch and talking with me at the restaurant in New York's Crosby Street Hotel during what's an already long press day for her new film, Desert Dancer. Source: Popsugar Photography / Allie Merriam Without further ado, another egg arrives. All is well. Getting Desert Dancer to theaters has taken some time. The movie, which began filming almost three years ago, is about a group of friends in Iran whose shared passion for dance leads to trouble. It's loosely based on the true story of the performer Afshin Ghaffarian. The film became something of a passion project for Pinto, who undertook a year of rigorous dance study, »

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Freida Pinto Talks Tabletop Dancing, Breakups, and Considering TV

16 April 2015 2:30 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Freida Pinto would like two poached eggs, but the trouble is, only one arrived with her avocado toast and salad. Protein, she says, is essential on a day like today. With impeccable manners, 30-year-old Pinto asks for her order to be corrected. I feel for the woman. She's working through lunch and talking with me at the restaurant in New York's Crosby Street Hotel during what's an already long press day for her new film, Desert Dancer. Source: Popsugar Photography / Allie Merriam Without further ado, another egg arrives. All is well. Getting Desert Dancer to theaters has taken some time. The movie, which began filming almost three years ago, is about a group of friends in Iran whose shared passion for dance leads to trouble. It's loosely based on the true story of the performer Afshin Ghaffarian. The film became something of a passion project for Pinto, who undertook a year of rigorous dance study, »

- Allie-Merriam

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Freida Pinto On ‘Desert Dancer,’ Iran’s Ban On Dancing

15 April 2015 1:17 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

In Desert Dancer, Freida Pinto plays a dancer who joins an underground dance company in Iran, where there’s a ban on the art. Freida Pinto On ‘Desert Dancer’ Pinto’s character Elaheh joins the passionate Afshin Ghaffarian (Reece Ritchie), who has great ambitions of succeeding as a dancer, despite his country’s ban. In many of her scenes, Pinto has […]

The post Freida Pinto On ‘Desert Dancer,’ Iran’s Ban On Dancing appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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