Bob Dylan changed name for fear of anti-Semitism | NOW

Born Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941, Bob Dylan had his name changed for fear of anti-Semitism. That reports Daily Mail Tuesday based on letters written by the singer that will be auctioned next month. “Many people have the impression that Jews are just moneylenders and merchants. They think all Jews are like that,” said the […]

Biographical film about comedian and actor Richard Pryor in the making | NOW

Film studio MGM will make a biographical film about Richard Pryor, reports Deadline Monday. Actor and producer Kenya Barris makes his debut as a film director in the still unnamed film about his colleague who died in 2005. Nothing is known about the cast of the film yet. The same goes for the release date. […]

Biographical film about comedian and actor Richard Pryor in the making | NOW

Film studio MGM will make a biographical film about Richard Pryor, reports Deadline Monday. Actor and producer Kenya Barris makes his debut as a film director in the still unnamed film about his colleague who died in 2005. Nothing is known about the cast of the film yet. The same goes for the release date. […]

Toto continues in new line-up and announces world tour | NOW

Just a year after Toto has announced that it is going to stop, the band announces a reunion. Toto announced on Monday that he would continue in a new line-up and plan a world tour. Founder of the band and guitarist Steve Lukather and singer Joseph Williams are involved in the relaunch of the band, […]

Leonardo DiCaprio to star as Jennifer Lawrence in Netflix comedy | NOW

Leonardo DiCaprio will play one of the lead roles in the new comedy Don’t Look Up, reports Empire Thursday. The shooting of the film, which is being made for Netflix, will start next month in the American city of Boston. In February it was already announced that Jennifer Lawrence will play a leading role. She […]

Claudia de Breij brings recordings to album with songs from Hier ben ik | NOW

Claudia de Breij starts recording an album of songs from her cabaret show ahead of schedule Here I am, the comedian tells Thursday in conversation with de Volkskrant. “We had postponed that for a while, but now we will do it immediately”, said De Breij. The cabaret artist made the decision because of the sold-out […]

Gal Gadot plays Cleopatra in new remake of Patty Jenkins | NOW

Gal Gadot is set to star in a new remake of Cleopatra, directed by Patty Jenkins, reports Deadline. The rights to the film have been secured by Paramount Pictures, which secured the project through a bidding process. Next Deadline Universal Pictures, Netflix and Apple also took an interest in the film. Wonder Womandirector Jenkins wants […]

New on Netflix: these films and series were released last week | NOW

Every week, Netflix expands its range with new films and series. With this week the new Bad Boysmovie and the new Netflix horror movie The Haunting of Bly Manor. Series The Haunting of Bly Manor The Haunting of Bly Manor is the successor to, but not a direct sequel to, the Netflix horror hit The […]

Singer Lakshmi makes a show about skin hunger: ‘Is not discussed enough’ | NOW

Singer Lakshmi travels through the Netherlands with the theater show from 22 October Huidhonger. In conversation with NU.nl, she says that she has noticed that the need for physical contact during the corona crisis largely remains undiscussed and that she wants to change this with her performance. “I wanted to make a performance that is […]

Rapper Snelle wins two prizes at Buma NL Awards | NOW

Snel became the big winner of the Buma NL Awards on Friday with two awards. The rapper won with Twenty-four the award for the most successful album and Reunion was voted the most successful single. The 25-year-old artist competed in the category for most successful single against Jonna Fraser and Lil ‘Kleine met 4 Life […]