Day: March 11, 2022

Nirvana Has Streaming Hit as ‘Batman’ Uses ‘Something’ as Gloomy Theme

Nirvana is not quite to Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” as Prince was to Tim Burton’s 1989 version of “Batman.” But even with only one oldie being used instead of an entire new song score, the new film is being identified with primarily one musician, thanks to Kurt Cobain’s “Something in the Way” appearing at prominent […]

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Zoe Saldaña Got Asked to Change Her Name Before First Movie Role

Zoe Saldaña revealed in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly that her former management team “discouraged” her from using her real name once she landed her first major acting role in the 2000 teen drama “Center Stage.” The actor stressed that her team was not trying to be malicious at the time. Saldaña starred in […]

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“She has started again” – Outrage trails BBNaija Tega’s bedroom video

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) ex-housemate, Tega Dominic has sparked outrage on social media after sharing ‘bedroom’ video of herself on Instagram. A couple of hours ago, the Reality star took to her official Instagram page to share a video of herself showing off her bare backside. According to reports, Tega posted the video to […]

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Stunt Coordinator James O’Donnell Talks Envisioning Action for Films

James O’Donnell’s stuntman resume includes many of the biggest names in action: James Bond, Jason Bourne, “Game of Thrones,” “The Dark Knight,” “Harry Potter,” Marvel. As a stunt coordinator he’s overseen movies from “Kick Ass” to “The 355” but he also revels in more story-driven projects like “Stan & Ollie,” “Rocketman” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” and, […]

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Symone Sanders to Take Over MSNBC Slot in May

Symone D. Sanders will take over the 4 p.m. weekend slot on MSNBC as the NBCUniversal-owned network continues to bolster opinion programming over hours devoted to straight news reportage. The former media strategist, who has helped two prominent Democrats in presidential campaigns, will kick off her first show on Saturday, May 7, at 4 p.m. […]

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The Best Disposable Face Masks to Buy Right Now

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. You can never have too many masks at your disposal. Although mask mandates are loosening up across the country — signaling a new phase of the pandemic — many people are likely to continue […]

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Jaiz Bank chairman, Umaru Mutallab, dragged to court over unremitted N75m

Alhaji Adamu Mutallab, chairman of Jaiz Bank Plc, has been sued before a Lagos High Court by a company, Gori Nigeria Limited, over an unremitted sum of N75mllion he collected as rent. In a statement of claim accompanied by statement witness on oath of the executive assistant of Gori company Evenlyn Ayika, filed before a […]

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SXSW Returns In-Person to Stormy Texas Political Climate

An unseasonable cold and rainy spell drifted through Austin on Friday, as attendees poured into the SXSW conference in person for the first time in two years. But that’s not the only storm brewing as marquee names and business leaders from Hollywood, tech, music, and media step foot in Texas. Fallout from two incendiary state […]

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‘The Simpsons’ Helmed by All-Female Creative Leads for First Time

“The Simpsons” will make history on Sunday, and coincidentally it’s happening during Women’s History Month. For the first time ever, after 33 seasons and 719 episodes (this Sunday is episode 720), the top four key creative roles that guide animation in a “Simpsons” episode are all women. That includes director Jennifer Moeller, as well as […]

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Best Box Office Flops, From ‘West Side Story’ to ‘Fight Club’

Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” and Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” boast rave reviews, spectacular filmmaking and 11 Academy Award nominations between them, which makes it all the more unfortunate that both films flopped so hard at the box office. Being an Oscar-winning director hardly makes you immune from delivering a box office bomb. Just […]

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How Olamide, Reminisce inspired Kemi Olunloyo in dropping a freestyle rap on Chidinma’s prison pageant saga

Nigerian popular journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has showed a creative and amusing side of herself as she dropped some bars to address ladies after Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged killer of Super TV boss, Michael Ataga, was recently crowned Miss Cell 2022. The controversial blogger, activist, and social media personality is known for causing uproar in […]

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Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & More Link Up For ’Self Made Tastes Better’ Episode

Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & More Link Up For ’Self Made Tastes Better’ Episode

Luxury cloth talk Source: Sovereign Brands Sovereign Brands‘ celebrity interview series “Self Made Tastes Better” made its triumphant return with an iconic round table discussion between Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and DJ Khaled that you can enjoy below: The four megastars exchange never-before-told Hip-Hop stories while dropping gems about authenticity, knowing the worth […]

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“I can’t believe how fresh these inmates are” — Broadcaster, Becky Madojemu reacts to photos of female prisoners at Kirikiri prison

Popular Nigerian Broadcaster, Becky Madojemu has reacted to photos of female inmates at the Kirikiri correctional facility in Lagos. Photos of the prisoners hit the internet recently after a beauty pageant show was organized where the alleged killer of SuperTV CEO, Chidinma Ojukwu, emerged winner. Reacting to the photos, Mrs Becky Madojemu said she is […]

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How Much Does the Most Paid Nigerian Athlete Earn?

Who do you think is the most paid Nigerian athlete? Test your footballing knowledge on betting sites with registration bonus. If you can’t predict, that’s good, because we have the answer for you. Athletes usually portray flashy lifestyles on social media, while others are down to earth. One common thing about both carders is their […]

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Sony Halts Business in Russia, Including ‘Spider-Man 3’ Video Release

Two weeks after pausing the theatrical release of “Morbius” in Russia, Sony Pictures has announced that it is also halting all other business in the country following its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. This includes home entertainment releases, such as that of box office hit “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” and any television distribution deals. Crunchyroll has […]

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Dapo Abiodun, Bello, Uzodinma ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ Govs backing Buni: Ex-DG Progressive Govs Forum

Salihu Lukmon, former director-general of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, has called for sanctions against governors Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Yahaya Bello (Kogi) and Hope Uzodinma (Imo), labelling them as “collaborators” working against the interest of the All Progressives Congress. Mr Lukmon in a statement on Friday accused the three governors of colluding with the embattled national […]

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Kanye West Names Jason Lee Head of Media and Partnerships

Kanye West has added a high-profile media figure to his executive ranks, naming Jason Lee, the founder-CEO of Hollywood Unlocked, to his team under the title of head of media and partnerships. Lee shared his take on joining forces with West with Variety prior to the official announcement going out Friday. He says that his […]

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Kel Mitchell Releases “Blessed Mode”

Kel Mitchell Releases “Blessed Mode”

Yup, everything’s alllll good!   Kel Mitchell is not only a two-time Emmy-nominated actor, producer, comedian, and author; he’s also a Pastor and an artist. The spiritually sound star who is a favorite of Millenials for his work in Nickelodeon’s Kenan & Kel, All That, and cultural epic feature film Good Burger, has released a […]

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‘Encanto’ Co-Director and Writer on Designing Casa Madrigal

While the Madrigal family is the heart of Disney’s “Encanto,” another key character in the film is Casa Madrigal, the family’s magical home and center of the narrative. From the very beginning, co-writer and co-director Charise Castro Smith says the creative team knew that the house would be a reflection of the family and their […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: We’re fighting a stubborn enemy

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine has stated that his country is on its way to victory against Russia. Recall that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has claimed hundreds of lives, while millions of persons have fled to neighbouring nations since the war started on February 24. Zelenskyy while speaking in a televised address on Friday said Ukraine […]

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