Entertainment News Archive - August 15, 2008

Sridevi, daughter of veteran actress Manjula, makes a comeback with a romantic film Manjeera. Directed by Sai Bhanu and produced by Motukuri Sambasiva Rao, the film has youngsters Gowtham and Sridevi playing lovers who surpass various hurdles to unite.

You'll find Planman Motion Pictures' Arindam Chaudhari with a happy grin on his face these days. Reason? The audience's reaction to the trailers of Planman's film, The Last Lear, which are being shown with the latest Akshay Kumar- Katrina Kaif blockbuster, Singh is Kinng.

A Drama group's time-travelling exploits can begin this weekend - after members got their hands on a vital prop. Pontlliw Players launched an appeal in the Post last week for a Doctor Who-style sonic screwdriver.

From 8am through to 6pm - people from as far as Reading waited, dying for the chance to be cast in the Tim Burton movie, which is tipped to star Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp.

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 15, 2008) - Percy Miller (formerly Master P) announces the launch of Better Black Television (BBTV) a family friendly network that will provide positive content for a black and brown culture that will appeal to all races with a goal to bring people of color a choice when turning on their television.

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: "Brotherhood of the Wolf," is now available as an all-new Two-Disc Director's Cut. Now, experience more of the breathtaking action and incredible suspense in an extended version of the film featuring high-flying martial arts excitement.

By Steve Bornfeld By STEVE BORNFELD REVIEW-JOURNAL The dame, the dude and another dame. The first dame desires the dude, who desires her right back, while betrothed to the second dame, who's not into threesomes. Heroics and heartbreak ensue ... amid the pyramids.

By Mike Weatherford Clint Holmes has been trying to get his autobiographical musical to Broadway. Next month, he edges a little closer, with shows planned for the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

By Corey Levitan By COREY LEVITAN REVIEW-JOURNAL The book series ended last year, with the publication of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." But the fairy dust hasn't settled yet - at least according to the Clark County Library (1401 E.

By Charles McGrath Despite appearances in movies like Sofia Coppola's "Marie Antoinette" and Jim Jarmusch's "Coffee and Cigarettes," Steve Coogan, the star of the indie comedy "Hamlet 2," is scarcely known in the United States, unless you count stories about him as an occasional Owen Wilson wingman with a fondness for topless dancers.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.