Doctor Who actor to play superhero on Amazon Prime

British actor Peter Serafinowicz to play The Tick, a parody comic character on Amazon’s new pilot. Peter Serafinowicz who has starred in films and TV shows like Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy, Parks and recreation has been cast in the lead role for Amazon Prime’s next Pilot.

Benedict Cumberbatch criticised for his ‘infantile’ political comments

Benedict Cumberbatch under fire for anti-government comments Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch is being reprimanded by British journalist, Michael Buerk for taking ‘celebrity activism’ too far. During this week’s Radio Times interview, Buerk said: “Political grandstanding without experience was the problem with celebrities like Cumberbatch.”

Stars make bold choices at the Oscar’s red carpet

The 88th Academy Awards was a memorable night for the world of fashion, as many stars on the red carpet made bold choices. Some of the biggest brands like Versace, Armani, Ralph Lauren and Dior were the usual favourites. For this year’s Oscars, bright and dark colours were the new trend. Here’s how social media…

Hugh Grant to play Meryl Streep’s husband in an upcoming biopic

Hugh Grant is going to play an aristocrat in his next film ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’. The movie is based on a true story of a terrible opera singer played by Meryl Streep.  The London based actor is working with the Oscar winning actress for the first time. Grant is going to play the role of St. Claire Bayfield,…

NHS and prison services to be reformed to help trans community

The day January 6th 2016, will be memorable for the trans community, as a UK parliamentary committee has published its first report that tackles transgender discrimination this year. The report consists of measures for reforming the NHS and prison services for the trans community. “The voice of the trans community is never heard or represented.” states a trans woman, Natasha…

Daniel Craig to quit playing James Bond

Daniel Craig is said to leave the James Bond franchise according to The Sun. The actor is set to join the cast of American TV show ‘Purity’. Before the release of ‘Spectre’ in 2015, the 47 year-old actor said that he would rather ‘slash his wrist’, rather than reprise the role of Agent 700. War and…

Jennifer Lawrence to play Fidel Castro’s lover

Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is all set to play another real life character in the upcoming film ‘Marita’. The script is said to be written by American Hustle writer Eric Warren Singer. Lawrence plays German-born American Marita Lorenzo, Fidel Castro’s lover, who subsequently becomes a spy for the CIA.

Joseph Fiennes, a white actor, to play Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson fans are outraged that London based actor Joseph Fiennes is set to play the singer on a TV programme to be aired on Sky Arts. Jackson fans made their disapproval of the casting evident on social media. Fiennes’ casting was discussed on social media using the hashtag #whitewashing. Just as Fiennes’ new role was announced, U.S. and Canada…

Overseas students suffer as Home Office increase maintenance funds

Overseas students are no longer welcome in the UK. Studying here has become more expensive as the Home Office has increased the maintenance fees for overseas students by 24%.    Lekha Bhavsar’s sigh is apparent, as she serves her last sandwich before her break. The tears forming in her black eyes are palpable. The young woman…

17 questions with a police officer

As London is on high alert, police officers are given the arduous task of protecting the nation and the public. Here’s what PCSO Thomas has to say about the challenges a police officer has to face.  1. What are the biggest challenges for a police officer?      Keeping the peace. 2. What is the best…

When a Bollywood actor caused a Social Media overreaction

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, shocked his fans around the world during his speech at an award ceremony this week, when he claimed that his wife, wanted to emigrate from India, due to the growing intolerance towards Muslims. As the world is turning hostile toward Muslims, the secular nation of India has become more intolerant as…

The Hunger Games – A review

  PHOTO CREDIT : FLICKR Image via https://www.flickr.com/photos/gerrygg/7973991160/in/photolist- In his attempt to do justice to the popular The Hunger games series, Francis Lawrence has gone all out to recreate every word in The Hunger Games novel. The dystopian war movie, begins with Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), recovering from her injuries. Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth reprise…