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Ewan McGregor to star in doctor sleep

Actor Ewan McGregor is all set to star in Warner Bros’ film adaptation of Stephen King novel Doctor Sleep. Published in 2013, Doctor Sleep is the sequel to King’s The Shining, which was adapted in 1977 by Stanley Kubrick for a film by the same name starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.

Football Fever

The decision to award the 2026 World Cup to North America on Wednesday follows an explosion in football's popularity across the region which can be traced directly to the 1994 finals staged in the United States. For decades, the United States was regarded as the final frontier for the world's most popular sport, with the beautiful game unable to encroach on territory dominated by baseball, basketball and American football.


Host nation Russia are under enormous pressure to perform as they head into Thursday's World Cup curtainraiser against Saudi Arabia in a contest between the two lowest-ranked nations in the tournament. Stanislav Cherchesov's side will walk out onto the pitch at the 80,000-capacity Luzhniki stadium, the historic crucible of Russian sport, ranked a lowly 70th in the world, three spots below Group A rivals Saudi Arabia, and without a victory in eight months.

Messi says Argentina future depends on World Cup

Argentina captain Lionel Messi said his international future will be determined by his country's performance at the World Cup in Russia. “It will depend on how far we go, how we're going to finish” at the finals, Messi said in an interview with Spanish daily Sport. “We’ve just lost three finals in a row, which has led to us going through some difficult moments with the press,” added the Barcelona forward.

Inside Anthony Bourdain’s Final Days

Anthony Bourdain was in a “dark mood” in the days leading up to his suicide, his best friend and traveling companion told the famed chef's mother.

The 61-year-old host of CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown hanged himself in the bathroom of a room at Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg, a village in the Alsace region of France. There was no evidence of foul play in his death, a prosecutor said. Results of toxicology tests are pending.

The long and short of cricket

With the euphoria surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) over, cricket fans can now expectsome normalcy in their lives. The hardcore fans of the shortest format of the game must have been on detox to sort out their time, spent in front of the idiot box from 7 pm onwards, while the others may have gone back to their prime-time fix — the daily soap tamasha.

Pehle Meri Country

IT is football World Cup time, and thankfully, though India is not part of this sporting extravaganza, Indian football is making some noise, albeit even if it is for a few days only. But it took a heartfelt appeal from the captain to get the country to talk about the national team and its exploits.

For Rajini fans, it’s First day first show, come rain or shine

Neither rain nor the early morning chill could dent the spirit of Rajinikanth fans who came in large numbers to watch the superstar’s latest Kaala first day first show. As the admirers celebrated the release of the much-awaited film by dancing to the beat of the drums, the skies too opened up to match the footsteps of Rajinikanth lovers. Loyalists started streaming into one of the suburban multiplexes here as early as 12 am, holding their special “fans only” tickets with a poster of Kaala imprinted on them.


This is one film that is awaited with much anticipation. Not only does it star Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan, it is Ranveer Singh’s first film after his famous take on Alauddin Khilji. To top that the film sees the collaboration between direstor Rohit Shetty and producer Karan Johar. .The team kickstarted shooting for the film on Wednesday in Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad.

I should be the poster boy for #metoo

Veteran filmmaker Woody Allen believes he should be the "poster boy" for the #MeToo movement because no female actors have accused him of inappropriate behaviour. In a new interview with Argentinian news outlet Periodismo Para Todos, the director,  who was accused in 2014 by his estranged adopted daughter Dylan Farrow of sexual abuse, said he is a “big advocate of the #MeToo movement” because it brings abusers in Hollywood to justice. “I should be the poster boy for the Me Too movement. Because I have worked in movies for 50 years.