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John Woo’s ‘The Killer’ to get 3D remake

John Woo’s ‘The Killer’ to get 3D remake

A second John Woo gangster classic will be updated with South Korean talent. A publicists’ statement says Woo will produce the 3D, English-language version of his 1989 crime thriller ‘The Killer.’ The Lion Rock Productions film will be directed by Korean-American John H Lee and star South Korean actor Jung Woo-sung.
His credits include ‘Reign of Assassins’ and ‘The Good, the Bad and the Weird.’ The 1989 original starred Chow Yun-fat as a hitman who takes a final job to pay for

5-Oscar winner, composer John Barry dies

LONDON – Composer John Barry, who won five Oscars for his film work but was best known for his contributions to a dozen James Bond movies, has died aged 77. Barry died in New York on Sunday, his family said.
The English-born composer won two Oscars, for the score and the song, for ‘Born Free’ in 1966, and he earned single statuettes for ‘The Lion Winter’ (1968), ‘Out of Africa’ (1985) and ‘Dances with Wolves’ (1990). He was also nominated for his scores for ‘Mary, Queen of

John, Bipasha heading towards splitsville?

Bollywood’s earnest couple John Abraham and Bipasha Basu’s eight year old relationship has reportedly hit a rough patch. Buzz has it that John and Bipasha are headed towards splitsville for the actors are deliberately avoiding each other in public for a long time. While Bipasha has been keeping low profile, beau John is busy making solo appearances for events and endorsements.
Confirming the cracks in John-Bipasha’s relationship, a source said, “They have known each other for

John Travolta to receive Germany’s Golden Camera

COLOGNE – John Travolta will receive the Golden Camera, arguable Germany’s most prestigious media award, at a VIP gala in Berlin on February 5. Travolta will be honored with the best actor international honor, a trophy that has previously gone to such luminaries as Richard Gere, Bruce Willis, Nicolas Cage and Sylvester Stallone.
“Receiving the Golden Camera best actor international award is a huge honor for me,” Travolta said. “Over the past few months, so many positive things

John Mellencamp and Elaine separate after 20 years

LOS ANGELES – In a post-holiday week that has seen several announcements of celebrity couplings, singer John Mellencamp and his wife Elaine have decided to do the opposite and separate.
“John and Elaine Mellencamp are proud of their 20 years together and are very happy with their accomplishments both as parents and as a family. They will continue to raise their two children in Indiana but have decided to call it a day as a couple,” their spokesman said.
Mellencamp gained

Elton John gets Christmas baby

Elton John and his partner have become the proud parents of a son born to a surrogate in California on Christmas Day. The boy, named Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, is the first for the British rock star and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish,
who have been together since the early 1990s. “We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment,” the pair has adding, “Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents.” The pair

Workout ban on John!

MUMBAI: John Abraham has a physique that every man would love to possess, but the actor says he does not want his physical attributes to overshadow his performance, something he works equally hard at. He’s happy that this trend is reversed in upcoming film “Jhoota Hi Sahi”.
“My physicality takes over a lot. It just precedes over what I do. Even if I’m doing a sweet role, there is someone who would find it hot. I’m not apologetic about the way I look, but somewhere down the line

John sentenced to 15 days in jail

Bollywood actor John Abraham was sentenced to fifteen days’ simple imprisonment yesterday in a 2006 accident case, but was immediately released on bail of Rs1500 by a court here.
The Bandra Magistrate court also imposed a fine of Rs1500 on him. Abraham’s motorbike had skidded and knocked down two persons in suburban Khan on April 7, 2006.
He himself then took the injured persons – Shyam Kasbe and Tanmay Majhi – to the hospital. The duo was discharged later. The actor too

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