Barney, Mattel's iconic purple dinosaur is all set for his live-action flick. “Working with Daniel Kaluuya will enable us to take a completely new approach to ‘Barney’ that will surprise audiences and subvert expectations,” said Mattel Films’ Robbie Brenner. “The project will speak to the nostalgia of the brand in a way that will resonate with adults while entertaining today’s kids.”
Speaking to ITV during the couple’s recent tour of southern Africa, she said: “Not many people have asked if I’m OK”. “Look, any woman – especially when they are pregnant – you’re really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging, and then when you have a newborn – you know?” she said, when asked how she was coping. Her comments come after the couple launched legal action this month against British tabloid the Mail on Sunday for an invasion of privacy, with Harry recalling the hounding of his later mother Diana.
Canadian singer Justin Bieber is being sued for posting his photograph on Instagram. Photographer Robert Barbera aka pop culture on Instagram filed a lawsuit for copyright infringement against Justin Bieber. The photo which became the reason for this lawsuit garnered around 4 million likes as of now. It was posted back in March. Barbera claimed it to be an “unauthorized reproduction and public display” of his work because no permission or licensing attempt was made before the upload.
In an interview with Tom Bradby on ITV, the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry opened up about his paranoia with the press, on the verge of which he expressed how every camera flash reminds him of his mother’s death. The Duke had also revealed earlier that he felt his wife, Meghan Markle, was falling victim to the same powerful forces that Princess Diana did (criticizing the UK’s tabloid press). He called it a “ruthless campaign” against the Duchess of Sussex, claiming that “history is repeating itself.” “I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces.”
The Duchess of Cambridge – Kate Middleton – gushed over ‘fantastic’ Pakistan towards the end of her five-day visit to the country, reported CNN. In her first-ever television news interview about her visit, the duchess said that the royal visit to Pakistan, with Prince William – the Duke of Cambridge – has been “really special”. “It has been fantastic. We’ve seen a lot of Pakistan. It’s been really special,” Kate said.
Netflix has released a movie based on the so-called Panama Papers despite an attempt by two lawyers to stop the streaming premiere. The Laundromat, starring Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, and Meryl Streep, debuted Friday on Netflix after a limited release in theaters.
LAHORE: Shamoon Abbasi directorial, Durj, has been cleared by censor boards to release in Pakistan with minor cuts. The film has been cleared after a second viewing by the Central Censor Board, sources informed The Express Tribune. “Some of the really graphic scenes have been removed for obvious reasons, other than that the film is good to go,” said a censor board official, requesting anonymity.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s flight from Lahore to Islamabad on Thursday were caught up in severe turbulence but Prince William tried to lighten the mood with a joke. The couple and press were onboard a Royal Air Force plane which remained mid-air for two hours despite the flight time only expected at 25 minutes. The plane was forced to abort landing twice amid storms and landed back in Lahore where the royal couple spent the night at a hotel.
After Peter Dinklage’s lookalike in Rawalpindi and Emran Hashmi’s Peshawari doppelganger, it’s Hamza Ali Abbasi’s which is breaking the internet. The look-alike of the popular actor has been found who does look like him. Yasir Ammar with a following of 13.5k Instagram hails from Mianwali.
KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has announced to challenge the election results of PS-11 Larkana-II by-polls, reported on Friday. While talking to journalists in Karachi, Bilawal said that “Truth can never be hidden. I’m proud of my ‘Jiyalas’ as they struggled despite facing pressure.” He alleged that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) committed vote-rigging by sending notices to PPP workers and their families.