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Noah Oppenheim to write `Divergent` sequel

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 11:09

Noah Oppenheim has been hired to write the third installment of the `Divergent` film series.

Gerry Goffin, Carole King`s ex-husband, dies at 75

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 06:19

Lyricist Gerry Goffin, who with his then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote such hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "Halfway to Paradise" and "The Loco-Motion," has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75.

Writer Steven Knight roped in for `World War Z` sequel

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 22:11

Steven Knight, the screenwriter whose credits include `Eastern Promises` and `Locke`, has closed a deal to pen the sequel to Brad Pitt-starrer `World War Z`.

Serb writer Dobrica Cosic, civil war president, dies at 92

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 23:40

Dobrica Cosic, a nationalist writer who served briefly as Yugoslavia`s president as the country unraveled in civil war, died today, his family said. He was 92.

Harry Potter West End play to be directed by John Tiffany

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 09:35

Writer JK Rowling has reportedly chosen Tony award-winning director John Tiffany to oversee the `Harry Potter` West End play.

`Four Weddings and a Funeral` writer Richard Curtis hints at marriage

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 13:07

`Four Weddings and a Funeral` writer Richard Curtis has hinted that he may soon be walking the aisle with his long-time partner Emma Freud.

Kannada writer Ananthamurthy makes U-turn on Modi remarks

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 18:17

Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy, who had said that he would leave the country if Narendra Modi becomes the PM on Monday said those remarks were made when he was "overcome by emotion" and clarified that he had no such plan, though he continues to oppose BJP.

Marathi film critic, journalist Sanjay Kulkarni no more

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:29

Noted Marathi film critic, writer and journalist Sanjay Kulkarni passed away here today following a brief illness.

Writer of `Blade Runner` to pen `Prometheus` sequel

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 16:24

Michael Green, writer of the new ` Blade Runner`, has been signed on to write the sequel of 2012`s sci-fi flick ` Prometheus`.

Khushwant Singh & his most controversial takes

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 11:57

It was a fine winter afternoon of Delhi when I met Khushwant Singh at his home in a posh Delhi locality – Sujan Singh Park.

Freedom fighter, journalist and writer Ranen Mookherjee dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 04:08

Veteran freedom fighter and renowned journalist Ranen Mookherjee, who wrote several popular books on Bangladesh politics as also biographies of political leaders under the pen name Krittivas Ojha, died Tuesday following old-age complications. He was 86.

FIR against author Taslima Nasreen on cleric`s complaint

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 15:46

An FIR has been lodged against controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.