Dec 3, 2016, 12.52 PM IST Luke Hemsworth has credited brother and 'Thor' star Chris for helping him realise his dream to shift to LA by hiring him as a fitness trainer . His younger brothers Chris and Liam subsequently found fame in Hollywood , and their success piqued Luke's interest in getting back to acting full-time.
Nicole Kidman, 49, is one of Hollywood's most established stars but all the fame and money could not have been if she didn't have the courage to go after a job that seemed certain to elude her. Appearing in a video for Variety's Actors On Actors series, she admitted that she fought hard for her role in the 1995 movie To Die For, after she discovered she wasn't the director's first pick.
It was fitting that the life of Raymond John Patrick Columbus OBE was celebrated with the kind of flair that made him a success. Before an audience of hundreds of mourners inside St Patrick's Cathedral in central Auckland on Saturday, Columbus was remembered as much for his work behind the scenes, mentoring and managing Kiwi acts, as he was for his success as frontman of Ray Columbus and the Invaders.
Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett were photographed in the middle of the bizarre moment where they pretended to lock lips on the set of their new movie on Friday. In the bizarre scene the duo wore Anne Hathaway masks as they got up close and personal while filming Ocean's Eight in New York.
But news that comedian Amy Schumer is to tackle the iconic toy, frequently criticised for her narrow waist and bland values, suggests that Barbie is in for a major makeover. The Today show's Aussiest interview ever, Kanye rants and leaves, it's music award season with the ARIAs and the AMAs and a new posthumous song from Prince.
"As soon as I wrapped Hunger Games, I was done with stunts, I didn't want to do any more, I didn't like it. I complained so much, they said, 'So we guess it will be mainly Chris doing all the action.' " Meanwhile, Pratt tells Norton that he once stripped for money when he was starting out as an actor.
Honourable mentions go to Before it Breaks (Freemantle Press) by Dave Warner, which won this year's Ned Kelly Award for best crime novel; and to Adrian McKinty, now proudly Australian, whose most recent Sean Duffy novel, Rain Dogs (Serpent's Tail), set in Northern Ireland, is an outstanding example of how crime fiction can bring history to life and have us flashing through the pages.
Anna Faris is getting real about how tabloid rumors affect her and her marriage to Chris Pratt . "For the first time, maybe a year ago or ten months ago, there was some tabloid rumors about [a] strain in our relationship," Faris added, "and I just remember feeling so hurt in a way that bothered me because I didn't want to think of myself that could be affected by ... tabloid s---."
Following the teaser footage, there will be a Q&A featuring stars Felicity Jones , Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk and Riz Ahmed, as well as director Gareth Edwards and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. Set in the galaxy far, far away just before the events of 1977's Episode IV: A New Hope , the movie tells the story of Jyn Erso (Jones) and the band of rebel fighters that join her on a mission to steal the plans for the Imperial Death Star.
But those relationships were far from Stokes' mind yesterday as he and his groomsmen left his multi-million-dollar Dawes Point apartment at around 1.45pm aboard a luxury cruiser that ferried them across a busy harbour to Garden Island amid a flotilla of Christmas party boats and tourists whizzing about aboard jet craft. Ryan Stokes, who recently turned 40, is the heir apparent to Kerry Stokes' vast media and industrial empire, which includes the Seven Media Group.
Redoute used multiple processes to produce his hand-coloured engravings and Murayama too uses several processes, first hand-drawing anatomical studies of dissected plants, then putting them through a software program so that they appear like engineering blueprints for an alien world. They need a sunny spot and soil enriched with old compost and manure.
Melbourne design studio Made by Pen and Sydney architect Michael Ong have teamed up for this good-looking dog kennel. Founded by friends and commercial gallerists Sophie Gannon and Jan Murphy, based in Melbourne and Sydney respectively, the online business launched a year ago and has 27 different limited-edition, hand-signed and numbered prints.