Hungarian movie producer Andrew Vajna dies at 74

Andrew G. Vajna, the Hungarian movie producer behind ‘Rambo’, ‘Evita’ and other international hits, died in his Budapest home on Sunday following a long illness, the Hungarian National Film Fund said. Vajna produced 59 films in all, including the 1996 Evita starring Madonna and Sylvester Stallone’s first three Rambo movies. He was born in Budapest… Read More Hungarian movie producer Andrew Vajna dies at 74

2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Finalists Announced

Leading PR & rating agency, Avance Media has announced finalists for the 3rd edition of its prestigious annual ranking focused on young people dubbed: 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians. According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, this year’s list features young people who have made remarkable contributions towards their respective fields which has extended… Read More 2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Finalists Announced

U.S. judge dismisses sexual harassment case against Hollywood director Harvey Weinstein

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual advances a year earlier. In her… Read More U.S. judge dismisses sexual harassment case against Hollywood director Harvey Weinstein

Massachusetts prosecutors charge actor Kevin Spacey for sexual assault

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has been charged in connection with an allegation that he sexually abused an 18-year-old boy at a Nantucket, Massachusetts, bar more than two years ago, the local district attorney said on Monday. Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned at Nantucket District Court on January 7 on a single charge of indecent… Read More Massachusetts prosecutors charge actor Kevin Spacey for sexual assault

Spanish prosecutors file charges against singer Shakira for alleged tax fraud

Spanish prosecutors filed charges against Colombian singer Shakira on Friday, accusing her of failing to pay 14.5 million euros in tax (an equivalent of $16.3million) in the country where her Spanish footballer partner plays. The charges were filed in the Catalonia region, where the singer is a regular presence at matches of her partner Gerard… Read More Spanish prosecutors file charges against singer Shakira for alleged tax fraud

Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged with promotion of immorality for attending festival in sheer dress

An Egyptian film star faces trial next month for promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram Gate reported on Saturday. In a statement on her Twitter account, Rania Youssef apologised to families she may have angered by her outfit choice and said she did not expect… Read More Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged with promotion of immorality for attending festival in sheer dress

Former Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reach final child custody agreement

Divorcing Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reached a final agreement over the custody of their six children, Jolie’s lawyer said on Friday, after more than two years of often bitter negotiations. “A custody arrangement was agreed to weeks ago, and has been signed by both parties and the judge,” Jolie’s lawyer… Read More Former Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reach final child custody agreement