LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – He might have been just another young Hollywood actor on the rise, but Jonathan Rhys Meyers chose to become a king — on TV. And doing so, the actor said, changed his life. Four years ago, Rhys Meyers was coming off an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe win for playing Elvis Presley, and he had wowed audiences … Continue reading Being a "Tudors" king changed Jonathan Rhys Meyers
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NYC’s Apollo Theater to induct Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin into its Hall of Fame Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin are being inducted into the Apollo Theater’s hall of fame in New York City. The late King of Pop and the Queen of Soul will be honored with the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame on June 14 at … Continue reading NYC's Apollo to honor King of Pop, Queen of Soul
Domestic travellers flying to the pilgrim city of Janakpur in southern Nepal Wednesday were amazed to find themselves sharing the cabin with deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah who travelled like a commoner to attend a Hindu religious festival and got a rousing welcome.
On his arrival at the Janakpur airport, the 63-year-old last king of [...] Continue reading Ousted Nepal king eyes comeback chance?
LONDON (Reuters Life!) – “The Mountaintop,” about civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King on the night before his assassination, scooped the best new play honor at the coveted Laurence Olivier awards on Sunday. The win for 28-year-old U.S. playwright Katori Hall at Britain’s top theater awards came as a surprise, with corporate drama “Enron” and contemporary rural story “Jerusalem … Continue reading Luther King drama "Mountaintop" wins UK play award
Precious director Lee Daniels has found his Martin Luther King. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Precious director has cast British actor David Oyelowo in the role of the civil rights leader in Selma.