Hamilton’ wins big at Tony Awards, black actors shine

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Diversity reigned at the 2016 Tony Awards with black actors win big in four broad categories of action, while the hip-hop musical blockbuster Hamilton, about the US founding father Alexander Hamilton, scored an impressive 11 trophies at the ceremony.
The issue of diversity in Hollywood has long been a subject of debate, with the lack of proposals for black stars at the Oscars this year that caused the #OscarsSoWhite campaign.
Tony, however, awards seemed to have set a new benchmark in diversity.
Three of the wins came for acting cast of Hamilton. Leslie Odom Jr. took home the trophy for best actor, while Daveed Diggs (best featured actor) and Renee Elise Goldsberry (best actress told) caught awards for his work on the acclaimed musical.
“There is so much diversity on Broadway. I am very proud to be part of it,” Diggs said after his victory.
Cynthia Erivo won for her performance in the revival of The Color Purple, a victory that brought tears Oprah Winfrey manufacturer.
Before any prizes were awarded, host James Corden praised the diversity among the nominees – while excavation is done in the presidential candidate Donald Trump.
“Think of tonight as the Oscars, but with diversity. It is so diverse, Donald Trump has threatened to build a wall around this theater,” he said.
After the ceremony, Tony Award tweeted: “For the first time in history #TonyAwards, the four musical performance awards have gone to people of color.”

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Career comes before parties: Chloe Grace Moretz

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Actress Chloe Moretz says she never would jeopardize his career with wild party.
The 19-year-old actress, who shot to fame after appearing in Kick-Ass at the age of 12, said that neither she nor her family would accept to go off the rails because he has worked very hard to ruin his reputation with wild behavior, reports Female First.
Asked how he stays grounded, she said, “My family has and will always remain my biggest influence and if ever that way, would not accept and not accept.
“In addition, I worked very hard and I am entering this exciting new phase of my career where are developing roles and diversification and I’m getting wonderful possibilities. Why would I throw that to the party or drink or whatever? It would be foolish and stupid. I’m excited where life is going, “he said.

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Irrfan Khan reunites with Tom Hanks for Inferno promotions

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Actor Irrfan Khan has met with Hollywood actor Tom Hanks to promote his upcoming movie “Inferno”.
The mystery thriller based on the novel of 2013 of the same name by Dan Brown, has been directed by Ron Howard.
In the film, Hanks will reprise the role of Robert Langdon, professor of symbology at Harvard University. Irrfan is playing Harry “The Provost” Sims, manager of the Consortium.
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“Gathered for promotions @infernothemovie with these amazing guys @RealRonHoward @tomhanks in #Singapore,” Irrfan 49, tweeted along with a photo of the trio.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga call for love over hate after Orlando shooting

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga and Ellen DeGeneres among other Hollywood celebrities took to social networks to send their love and condolences for the victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
Fifty people were killed and 53 others injured, so the terrorist act the deadly shooting in US history.
“Impressed by the senseless tragedy in Orlando. We must stand united against hatred and intolerance,” DiCaprio wrote.
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What has happened in Orlando is devastating. My heart is with all the shooting victims and their families. Stop hate crimes, “Madonna wrote on Instagram.

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Bryan Singer wants solo movie for Mystique

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Director Bryan Singer thinks Mystique also known as Raven Darkholme, played by Jennifer Lawrence in “X-Men: Apocalypse”, you must obtain an independent film.
With “The Wolverine 3” and “Gambit (2017)” movie solo on the record, Bryan believes it is the right time for Mystique feature, reported Ace Showbiz.
People have asked if I would like to make an independent film about Mystique. I think you’re right … She has that vision of the world, “Singer said.
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contract for three films of Lawrence Fox wins with “X-Men: Apocalypse” and so do James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender contracts.
However, the actress recently expressed interest to return to the franchise.

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Jena Malone welcomes baby boy

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Hunger Games “actress Jena Malone has given birth to her son Oda Mountain DeLorenzo Malone, her first child with Ethan DeLorenzo.
The 31-year-old actress took to Instagram to reveal that she gave birth to Oda mountain over the weekend, Female First reported.
The best weekend of our lives !! What an incredible opportunity to be chosen for this amazing, kind, gentle and beautiful soul to be their parents blessing, “he wrote.
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“Humiliated and utter amazement we got to experience the oldest and transcendent love that exists. Thank Oda Mountain DeLorenzo Malone (sic),” the message read.

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Friday the 13th reboot will be origin story: Producer

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The producer Bryan Fuller has shown that ‘Friday the 13th’ reboot explore the background and motivations of return of Jason Voorhees.
The film’s screenplay was written by the scribe Aaron Guzikowski prisoners, Digital Spy reported.
The story of Aaron has great characters … Somehow you have to understand Jason Voorhees, so back and kind of started again and work our way forward, “Fuller said.
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While he is admitting that it is a story “Origin-ish” he added, “It’s a source that no one has seen before. Obviously Pamela there, but it’s a little different from what you’ve seen before.”
This project has been in developme

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Vanessa Williams re-marries husband Jim Skrip

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“Ugly Betty” star Vanessa Williams has tied the knot with her husband Jim Skrip second time.
The bride looked stunning in a wedding dress with a deep Pamella Roland V neckline. The couple exchanged vows again, a year after marrying an Egyptian themed wedding, reported Ace Showbiz.
The actress and her husband opted for a lower profile wedding for your second wedding.
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“Yesterday we took a last walk down the aisle -..! This time in my little Catholic church officially married #MyJim Amen”, wrote in a photo.
In another image, Williams showed his silly dance during “part deux wedding weekend.” The 53-year-old star called her “Whip, Nae Nae … Stanky Leg” moves.
Williams was married to Ramon Hervey II in 1987 and then to NBA player Rick Fox in 1999. She has three children from his first marriage and shares a daughter with her second husband.

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PMD did not issue windstorm warning


PESHAWAR: One day after heavy storms left at least 14 dead in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and parts of KPK, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) was severely criticized on Thursday not predict severe weather conditions.

Unaware of the rains and severe storms, PMD gives no warning to government and public departments concerned.

Latif-ur-Rahman, a senior official of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) in KPK says PMD issued no warning, adding that his department received alert Pakistan Air Force (PAF).

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NA speaker notifies ToR committee

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ISLAMABAD: President of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Tuesday notified the parliamentary committee formed to formulate the terms of reference (TOR) of a commission to investigate documents of Panama.

The committee includes six members representing the government and opposition.

Committee members are Ishaq Dar, Aitzaz Ahsan, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Mir Hasil Bizenjo, Akram Khan Durrani, Anusha Rehman, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Muhammad Ali Saif, Ilyas Bilour, Sahibzada Tariq Bashir Cheema and Tariqullah.

Law Minister Zahid Hamid would be ex-officio member of the Committee.

The committee will meet for the first time in the House speaker in parliament in Islamabad tomorrow at 16:00.

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