India to produce its most expensive film ever

Story highlights “Randamoozham” is based on the Sanskrit epic “Mahabharata” The two-part film is expected to be released in 2020 New Delhi (CNN)With a budget of $155 million, India is set to make the longest poem ever written into its most expensive film ever. The figure may seem paltry by Hollywood standards, but it is new territory in India, where ...

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'Thor: Ragnarok' makes Marvel history

Story highlights Blanchett is hopeful there will be more women as villains The movie opens in November (CNN)The newly released teaser trailer for “Thor: Ragnarok” isn’t just delighting Marvel fans for its action. It also features the first female lead villain in a Marvel film, Cate Blanchett as Hela. While there have been other women on the dark side, such ...

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'Fate of the Furious' settles for cruise control

(CNN)Paul Walker’s untimely death forced the “Fast & Furious” franchise into a rare moment of sobriety, an interlude that hits the brakes with “The Fate of the Furious.” Yet even more free-spirited mayhem doesn’t rev up the eighth installment in this hugely lucrative series, specializing in fast cars and artfully blowing stuff up. At this point, shuffling alliances and adding ...

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The women of 'Star Wars' are getting their own series

Story highlights The shorts will debut in July A two-part TV special is planned for fall (CNN)The women of “Star Wars” are getting a chance to conquer the universe. Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that the female heroes of “Star Wars” are getting a series of animated shorts, which will debut on Disney’s You Tube channel in July. “Rey, Ahsoka ...

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'SNL' brings out Fallon's Kushner and McCarthy's Spicer as the Easter Bunny

(CNN)For its first live show coast-to-coast, “Saturday Night Live” brought out Jimmy Fallon as Jared Kushner and Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer as the Easter Bunny. Fallon, who was Saturday night’s host, joined the “SNL” Trump administration as Trump son-in-law and adviser, Kushner, while McCarthy returned as Spicer to give a special Easter apology. The “Tonight Show” host opened Saturday’s show ...

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