Los Angeles [Los Angeles], Mar.22 : Tennis fans, Rejoice! 'Battle of the Sexes' is coming to the big screen.
Fox Searchlight announced that ripped-from-the-headlines story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, will hit theatres on September 22, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The movie will see Oscar winner Emma Stone, playing Billy Jean King and Steve Carrell, playing Bobby Riggs.
The project helmed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris is written by Simon Beaufoy.
Los Angeles [USA] Mar. 22 : Grammy winner Wyclef Jean was detained and handcuffed in Los Angeles after the police wrongfully identified him as a robbery suspect.
The singer was detained by the Los Angeles county sheriff's department on Tuesday when he was driving round North Hollywood, reports the Guardian.
The sheriffs said Jean matched the description of a person wanted in connection to an assault and robbery at a gas station in the city.
Jean, who vowed to sue the department, also posted a short video of his interaction with the police.
Los Angeles [USA], Mar.21 : Robert Downey Jr is all set to wear the mask of Doctor Dolittle, character from the 1920s series of children's books by Hugh Lofting.
Universal won an auction for 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle,' with Robert Downey Jr all set to play the titular character, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The Oscar-winning writer Stephen Ghegan, who previously helmed ' Syriana,' is ready to direct the film based on a script he wrote, with an earlier draft by Tom Shepherd.
Los Angeles [USA], Mar.18 : It seems things are not at all well between Donald Trump and pop-band One Direction.
1D member Liam Payne, recently in an interview with a magazine, claimed that Trump once kicked the whole band out from one of the President's New York hotels, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The 23 year-old-singer said, "Trump actually kicked us out of his hotel once. You wouldn't believe it. It was about [meeting] his daughter. He phoned up our manager, and we were asleep. He said, 'Well, wake them up.'"
Los Angeles [USA], Mar.17 : Netflix is surely on a roll! The online streaming giant is leaving no stone unturned to make its presence felt in the Hollywood film industry.
Netflix has picked up ' War Party', an adventure project, which has Tom Hardy attached to star, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Ridley Scott all set to produce the project.
Andrew Dominik, who previously helmed Brad Pitt's 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,' is all set to don thedirector's hat for the movie. He will co-write the story with Harrison Query.
Los Angeles [USA], Mar.17 : The King of Atlantis might have to wait a little longer to swim to the theatres.
According to Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has pushed back the date of DC's much-awaited superhero flick 'Aquaman' to December 21, 2018.
The movie is shifting into a slot, which was earlier occupied by an untitled film from James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment that was presumably being held for ' Avatar 2,' but Cameron announced last week that the sequel of 'Avatar' would no longer be released in 2018.
Los Angeles [India], Mar.16 : Having a time of his life in Hollywood, Dwayne ' The Rock' Johnson have almost dozen of movies lined up for release and the number keeps getting up and up.
Hollywood giants, Universal Studios and Legendary Pictures have announced that action-thriller 'Skyscraper,' starring Dwayne Johnson, will hit the screens on July 13, next year, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Los Angeles [U.S.A.], Mar. 16 : Moviegoers in Malaysia may not be lucky enough to see Disney's upcoming 'Beauty and the Beast,' as the studio has decided to pull down the flick from Malaysian theatres.
The studio has made it clear that the movie would not be cut, but the release date would be moved to March 30, giving more time to the censor board to make a decision, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The censor board has to decide on whether or not it would allow the release of the movie without any cuts or changes.
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