Kate Winslet was miraculously saved from fire

Kate Winslet was miraculously saved from fireBritish actress Kate Winslet was miraculously saved from a fire while relaxing on a Caribbean island owned by her compatriot - billionaire Richard Branson.The house in which lived the star of the movie "Titanic", caught fire from a lightning strike. Fortunately, all occupants of the building people managed to escape, reports ITAR-TASS.According to the British press, the incident happened early Monday morning, August 22, however it became known about it only now.The fire occurred in one of the houses that are part of the estate of the amount of Branson island Necker. It is part of the British virgin Islands located in the Caribbean sea.35-year-old Kate Winslet was staying with the family of Bransons together with each other Louis Dowler, and her two children, ten-year-old seven-year MIA and Joe. In addition to their house, with eight bedrooms, in the time of the fire was also Richard's mother eve Branson and his daughter Holly.Kate Winslet helped put on the hands from a burning house 90-year-old mother of Branson and thus saved her life."The house was occupied by about 20 people, all they were able to get out and feel good," said the British media Richard Branson. - Our island was flown to strong tropical storm with winds up to 90 miles (145 km) per hour. About four o'clock, lightning struck the house... Читать полностью -->

`The simpsons` was under threat of closure

`The simpsons` was under threat of closureThe future the animated series "the Simpsons" was under threat. Broadcaster Fox announced his intention to cease production of the cartoon, because it cannot continue without a reduction in wages of actors."We believe this brilliant series can and should continue, but we can not release the following seasons in the current financial model. We hope to be able to achieve with actors agreement that would allow "the Simpsons" to entertain audiences for many years", - quotes RIA Novosti news Agency the statement of Fox Television.This statement was made after unsuccessful attempts to renegotiate contracts with the actors on their terms. For the "voice" of Homer, Marge, Bart and Lisa Simpson actors Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and Irdly Smith receive eight million dollars per season.The actors were in negotiations with Fox about 30% reduction in fees in exchange for a portion of the proceeds from the series. However, to compromise the parties did not come."The simpsons" are on American TV for 23 seasons. The last started September 25. Читать полностью -->

Charlize Theron in the image of the vamp

Charlize Theron in the image of the vamp Charlize Theron photo shoot in Philip Wong (1994).Source: Charlize Theron as a woman-vamp . . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Universal has abandoned `the Dark tower` by Stephen king

Universal has abandoned `the Dark tower` by Stephen kingUniversal has abandoned the film adaptation of the cycle of novels "the Dark tower" by Stephen king, reports Deadline.The Director of the project was to make Ron Howard, known for such bands as "the Da Vinci Code", "Angels and Demons", "Cocoon", "willow", and to play a major role agreed Javier Bardem.According to the publication, Universal refused due to the high cost of the project. So, Howard had planned to tell the story of the protagonist - hand Roland Dikana - three feature films and two TV series, the exact value of which was not reported, however, was called "astronomical". The company invited the Director to reduce the budget, but it did not work and abridged version of.Previously, Universal has already refused another ambitious project - the film adaptation of "the Ridges of madness" by HP Lovecraft. The Director of this project was to be Guillermo del Toro, and starring in it agreed to play Ron Perlman and Tom cruise. Moreover, the film was planned to shoot in 3D, and to produce it was James Cameron."The dark tower", however, is not a dead project. According to Deadline, they are interested in Warner Bros., looking for a big deductible that can replace culminating in the "Harry Potter" (which without latest film attracted around half a billion dollars, the company brings to 21 billion dollars in profits).Cycle king "the Dark tower" consists of a total of seven novels. Читать полностью -->

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