Entertainment News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:32:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Netflix plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/netflix-plans-to-make-17-more-original-productions-in-asia/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/netflix-plans-to-make-17-more-original-productions-in-asia/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:38:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22283   Published in ARY, on Nov 8th, 2018, Reuters SINGAPORE: Netflix Inc plans to make 17 more original productions in Asia as it seeks to boost international subscriber numbers, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said on Thursday. The plan, announced at Netflix’s content showcase event in Singapore, comes after the U.S. firm reported bumper quarterly earnings …

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Pakistani filmmaker shines at student Oscars http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/pakistani-filmmaker-shines-at-student-oscars/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/pakistani-filmmaker-shines-at-student-oscars/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:37:00 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22280   Published in Pakistan Today, on Nov 8th, 2018, BY AIZA TARIQ –With Dust to Dust (2017), Mahnoor Zaidi aims to discuss cemetery ‘taboo’ by filming regular life of graveyard worker Dust to Dust, a 2017 Student Academy Awards semi-finalist documentary, traces the thought process of a gravedigger as he comes to terms with his own mortality and …

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Actresses Emma Thompson and Sarah Gordy honoured at Buckingham Palace http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/actresses-emma-thompson-and-sarah-gordy-honoured-at-buckingham-palace/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/actresses-emma-thompson-and-sarah-gordy-honoured-at-buckingham-palace/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:36:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22276 Dame Emma Thompson and Sarah Gordy both received their gongs on Wednesday   Published in BBC, on Nov 7th, 2018, Actress Emma Thompson shared a laugh with Prince William as she was made a dame at Buckingham Palace. “I’ve known him since he was little and we just sniggered at each other,” she told reporters after …

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Comeback Kid: Movie Theaters Rebound With a Vengeance http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/comeback-kid-movie-theaters-rebound-with-a-vengeance/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/comeback-kid-movie-theaters-rebound-with-a-vengeance/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:35:00 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22273   Published in Variety, on Nov 7th, 2018, By REBECCA RUBIN Will movie theaters finally get some respect? That’s the question exhibitors are pondering as 2018 races toward a record year at the domestic box office — a result that few saw coming. Yet it remains to be seen if cinemas, frequently written off as lumbering anachronisms, will be …

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‘Shrek,’ ‘Puss in Boots’ Getting Rebooted (EXCLUSIVE) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/shrek-puss-in-boots-getting-rebooted-exclusive/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/shrek-puss-in-boots-getting-rebooted-exclusive/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:34:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22270   Published in msn, on Nov 7th, 2018, By Brent Lang “Shrek” and “Puss in Boots” are getting rebooted and Chris Meledandri, the man behind “Despicable Me,” is overseeing their revival. Universal Pictures has tasked Meledandri with finding some fresh story lines to reintroduce the lovable ogre and the sword-wielding feline to new generations of moviegoers. One thing …

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Naomi Watts to star in Game of Thrones prequel http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/naomi-watts-to-star-in-game-of-thrones-prequel/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/naomi-watts-to-star-in-game-of-thrones-prequel/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:37:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22075   Published in Samaa, on Nov 1st, 2018, Naomi Watts has signed on to play the lead in a Game of Thrones prequel series. Watts will play “a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret in the drama pilot,” according to HBO. The network ordered the pilot, which is written by George RR Martin and Jane Goldman, back in June. …

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Hulk Hogan to Host WWE’s ‘Crown Jewel’ in Saudi Arabia http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/hulk-hogan-to-host-wwes-crown-jewel-in-saudi-arabia/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/hulk-hogan-to-host-wwes-crown-jewel-in-saudi-arabia/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:36:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22072   Published in msn, on Oct 29th, 2018, By Jeremy Fuster Hulk Hogan has been selected by WWE to host their Saudi Arabia event “Crown Jewel,” the entertainment company told TheWrap. Hogan’s appearance will be his first with WWE since a tape of him making racist remarks was made public during the wrestler’s defamation lawsuit against Gawker in …

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Los Angeles Film Festival Pulling Plug After 18 Years http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/los-angeles-film-festival-pulling-plug-after-18-years/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/los-angeles-film-festival-pulling-plug-after-18-years/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:35:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22069   Published in Variety, on Oct 29th, 2018, By DAVE MCNARY After 18 years under Film Independent, the Los Angeles Film Festival is no more. Film Independent announced Wednesday that it was ending the festival — which had been moved this year from June to September — and replace it with year-round events aimed at building community and broadening its support of visual …

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French actress Deneuve to auction off personal YSL collection http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/french-actress-deneuve-to-auction-off-personal-ysl-collection/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/french-actress-deneuve-to-auction-off-personal-ysl-collection/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:34:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22066   Published in Geo, on Oct 29th, 2018, French screen legend Catherine Deneuve announced Monday she was set to auction off her personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent, the late fashion icon. Deneuve, who has just turned 75, said she was selling her country home in northern France where she kept a …

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Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Eyes $65 Million-Plus Opening http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/29/box-office-fantastic-beasts-sequel-eyes-65-million-plus-opening/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/10/29/box-office-fantastic-beasts-sequel-eyes-65-million-plus-opening/#respond Sun, 28 Oct 2018 19:38:23 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=21851   Published in Variety, on Oct 25th, 2018, By Rebecca Rubin “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is heading toward a magical debut between $65 million and $75 million when it hits theaters on Nov. 16. If estimates hold, the sequel will see a similar opening to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” the first entry in …

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