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'Deadpool' named world's highest-grossing R-rated movie ever

 Actor Ryan Reynolds`s superhero film "Deadpool", which released in India last month, has officially raked in more than $745 million worldwide, passing 2003 film "The Matrix Reloaded" ($742.1 million) to become the highest-grossing R-rated movie in box office history.

Mar 30, 2016, 07:28 AM IST

Bradley Cooper appeals his fans to be bone marrow donors

The "American Sniper" actor urged his fans to become bone marrow donors after being moved by the plight of a cancer patient.

Jul 05, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

"American Sniper" screenwriter making directorial debut

Jason Hall, who earned an Oscar nomination for his script in "American Sniper" is all set to make his directorial debut.

Jul 01, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Clint Eastwood says he did not threaten to kill Michael Moore in 2005

 Clint Eastwood has denied that he threatened to kill Michael Moorein 2005.

Apr 24, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Bradley Cooper to take director's chair for Warner Bros' 'A Star Is Born' remake

 Bradley Cooper is in talks to make his directorial debut with Warner Bros' remake of 'A Star Is Born.'

Mar 25, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

'American Sniper' becomes highest grossing film of 2014 with $500M earnings

 Clint Eastwood directed movie ' American Sniper' has grossed 500 million dollars globally and has become the highest grossing film of 2014 after beating 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' last weekend.

Mar 09, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Texas man Eddie Ray Routh jailed for life in 'American Sniper' murder case

A Texas man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole after he was convicted of murdering the US Navy Seal whose story inspired blockbuster movie "American Sniper."

Feb 25, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

'American Sniper' Kyle never saw it coming: Expert testifies

Former US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose autobiography was turned into the blockbuster movie "American Sniper," was taken by surprise when was fatally shot two years ago at a Texas gun range, a forensics expert told a Texas jury on Tuesday.

Feb 25, 2015, 01:59 AM IST

'American Sniper' murder suspect battling 'demons', sister testifies

The man accused of murdering former U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle went through debilitating bouts of paranoia and had a hair-trigger temper, his relatives and girlfriend told a court on Wednesday, according to media reports.

Feb 19, 2015, 04:20 AM IST

Chris Kyle's widow urged change in 'American Sniper' end

The makers of the biographical war drama film “American Sniper” omitted the final scene showing Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's death after the soldier’s widow urged them to do so.

Feb 17, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

''American Sniper'' called murder defendant ''nuts,'' lawyer says

A former U.S. Marine was in the midst of a paranoid psychotic episode when he fatally shot Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL whose best-selling autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper," his lawyer told a Texas jury on Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2015, 01:36 AM IST

''American Sniper'' murder trial to open in Texas

Lawyers for an Iraqi war veteran will argue at the start of his trial on Wednesday that he was insane when he fatally shot former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose best-selling autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper."

Feb 11, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

Trial of Marine accused of `American Sniper` death set to open

A troubled former Marine accused of killing the US Navy Seal whose life story inspired the Oscar-nominated blockbuster "American Sniper" goes on trial for murder here Wednesday after a judge denied requests to delay the case.

Feb 11, 2015, 01:11 AM IST

Bradley Cooper surprised by 'American Sniper' debates

 Actor Bradley Cooper never expected that his biographical war drama film “American Sniper” would spark heated political debates.

Feb 03, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

'American Sniper' sets new Super Bowl weekend record with $31.8 m earnings

The movie ' American Sniper' has set new Super Bowl weekend record with 31.8 million dollars earnings, it has been reported.

Feb 02, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

Michelle Obama praises 'American Sniper'

US First Lady Michelle Obama has praised Oscar-nominated film 'American Sniper'. Michelle attended a panel at Got Your 6 event which helps expand understanding regarding military veterans through pop culture.

Jan 31, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Anti-Muslim threats skyrocket in wake of `American Sniper's` release

Threats against Muslims in the US have increased in wake of 'American Sniper's' release, it has been reported.

Jan 26, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

`American Sniper` grosses more than $200m at domestic Box-Office

Bradley Cooper starring ' American Sniper' has grossed more than 200 million dollars at the domestic box-office.

Jan 26, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Eastwood says films like 'American Sniper' make 'strongest anti-war statement'

 Clint Eastwood has talked about the impact of 'American Sniper' movie at Producers Guild Nominees Awards breakfast at the Saban Theatre.

Jan 26, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Group says ''American Sniper'' film spurs threats against Muslims

 An Arab-American civil rights organization has asked "American Sniper" director Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper to denounce hateful language directed at US Arabs and Muslims after the rele

Jan 25, 2015, 10:04 AM IST