Thursday, December 18, 2014
It's the most anticipated Bollywood film of the year and no one knows what it's about. "PK" opens in Indian cinemas on Friday with audiences still in the dark about the film's storyline or why its naive and unworldly protagonist with pointy ears never blinks. Trailers and publicity stills released in the past few weeks have sparked a guessing game about the plot, with its green-eyed hero said to be an alien or an autistic savant.  [READ MORE]
Modern Family, Graham Norton and Monty Python were among the winners of this year's lrmBritish Comedy Awards. Modern Family was honored at the best international TV comedy show. Norton won honors for best comedy entertainment program and best comedy entertainment personality for his talk show The Graham Norton Show airs on BBC One in the U.K. and BBC America in the U.S. The cult comedy troupe Monty Python was honored with the British Comedy Academy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Following news that Sony Pictures had canceled the December 25th theatrical release of The Interview, it was still unclear if the film was simply postponed until a later date while authorities investigate the veracity of the hacker group's threats of terrorism or if it would instead be released via video-on-demand or DVD. Now it appears that Sony Pictures might be shelving the film for good. "Sony Pictures has no further release plans for the film," the studio told Deadline when asked if a home release for The Interview was in the works after the five largest theater chains in America opted not to show the film.

India's most-awaited movie of the year, PK, is getting its worldwide release Friday from Disney India. The build-up for the release started even before the cameras began rolling over a year ago as the project reunites the makers of 2008's 3 Idiots, considered the most successful Indian film ever, which went on to gross an estimated $160 million worldwide. Distributed by Reliance Entertainment, 3 Idiots was toplined by superstar Aamir Khan, directed by Raju Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The trio is back with PK, which stars Anushka Sharma. PK will be released on about 4,000 screens in India and 844 screens in over 40 overseas markets.

Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from its screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the "The Interview."  [READ MORE]
17-year-old reality star Kylie Jenner posted a photo to Instagram of her getting really close to 25-year-old rapper Tyga, basically confirming their relationship. Rumors have been flying for months now, but both Jenner and Tyga have yet to confirm that they're a couple. Many people think it's because of their age difference, and because Tyga has a child with his ex, Blac Chyna, who also happens to be best friends with Jenner's sister, Kim Kardashian.  [READ MORE]

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