London [UK], Apr. 12 : A 'Photograph' worth 20 million USD? Well, Ed Sheeran might be regretting it now.
As reported by The Guardian, the 26-year-old singer has settled the 20 million USD plagiarism lawsuit for his song 'Photograph' outside of court.
An order signed by Judge James Selna at a California court on Monday said the case had been dismissed after an undisclosed agreement had been reached between Sheeran and the parties involved, including songwriters Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard, according to The Guardian.
London [UK], Apr. 12 : It looks like the 'force' was never with Harry Styles.
The One Direction singer, who launched his new solo single a few days back, was reportedly considered to play a younger version of the iconic Han Solo, in the upcoming 'Star Wars' spin-off, reports The Independent.
An insider at Disney told The Sun, "Harry was one of the early names in contention when the studio looked at Han Solo. Even though he had virtually no acting experience, they saw he had huge star potential and would give the solo project enormous publicity."
London [U.K.], Apr. 7 : 'The True American' finally has a director!
The Oscar-nominated director Pablo Larrain has been tapped to direct the Tom Hardy-starrer for Annapurna Pictures, reports The Independent.
The movie is an adaptation of Anand Giridharadas' 2014 non-fiction book ' The True American: Murder' and 'Mercy in Texas,' which follows the story of Rais Bhuiyan, the Muslim immigrant and Bangladesh Air Force veteran who narrowly survived an attack in Texas on himself and two others by Mark Anthony Stroman, in the days following 9/11.
London [U.K.], Apr. 7 : Few days back, we got to know that Chris Evans' contract with Marvel was coming to an end after 'Avengers 4' and it seemed unlikely that it would be renewed.
But, now he has surprised everyone by saying that Robert Downey Jr. is really closer to walk away from Marvel, reports The Independent.
While talking to USA Today, the 35-year-old-actor said, "Downey is far closer to reaching that point where he may walk away. And I don't know how you replace Downey as Tony Stark."
The ' Gifted' star believes that no other person can touch what Robert has done.
London [UK], April 05 : Since the time U.S. President Donald Trump has taken command over the White House, he has been a figure of controversy, specially his anti-Immigration stance caused a lot of uproar and continues to do so.
Many celebrities have been vocal about the policy, with supermodel Bella Hadid as the latest one to criticize Trump administration, for the second time in less than three months.
The 20 year-old-supermodel, recently in an interview with Porter Magazine told about her father's heritage and said that "she is proud to be a muslim," reports the Independent.
London [UK], April 02 : Few months back, the Britsh stage triumphed with West End's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.
But according to two award-winning directors, such a triumphant thing could become a thing of past if full funding of arts education is not restored, reports The Guardian.
Artistic director of the Royal Court theatre in London, Vicky Featherstone, and the Olivier-nominated John Tiffany, director and co-creator of the record-breaking 'Harry Potter' play, fear that a wide range of talent will be lost to the generation, if these current trends continue.
London [UK], April 02 : Six months after he was announced as the winner of 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, legendary singer Bob Dylan has finally accepted his prestigious award.
A member of the Swedish Academy confirmed that the iconic singer-songwriter collected the diploma and medal ahead of a concert in Stockholm, reports The Independent.
Academy Member Klas Ostergren said, "It went very well indeed", adding Dylan was "a very nice, kind man".
Los Angeles [USA], April 01 : Hollywood superstars Kevin Spacey, Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg are in talks to star in Ridley Scott's upcoming thriller.
According to Hollywood Reporter, the movie titled ' All the Money in the World,' which is being made by Tri-Star pictures, is about the infamous Getty kidnapping.
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