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‘Lego Batman’ Fights Off ‘Fifty Shades’ And ‘The Great Wall’ At The Box Office

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – “The Lego Batman Movie” is dominating the North American boxoffice with an estimated $44 million this President’s Day weekend ― nearly matching the combined haul of “Fifty Shades Darker” and “The Great Wall.” Universal’s second weekend ...

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Star Wars has a new R2-D2

Everyone’s favorite droid has a new face. Disney has officially announced that actor Jimmy Vee will perform the role of R2-D2 in the upcoming Star Wars movie, titled The Last Jedi, after the death of original actor Kenny Baker last ...

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Chevrolet helps bring Lego Batman’s ride to life at the Detroit Auto Show

The latest Batmobile patrolling Gotham City is a Chevy. Just when you think the news out of the 2017 Detroit Auto Show is done, Chevrolet rolls out one last world debut surprise in the form of a life-size Lego Batmobile. ...

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Lucasfilm has ‘no plans’ for CGI Carrie Fisher in new Star Wars movies

“We cherish her memory,” Lucasfilm said in a statement regarding rumors of a digital Carrie Fisher as General or Princess Leia in upcoming films. Lucasfilm has issued a statement Friday regarding rumors that General or Princess Leia will be digitized ...

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China Box Office: ‘The Great Wall’ Stands Tall With $67.4M Debut

Starring Matt Damon and directed by Oscar-nominee Zhang Yimou, the Legendary co-production has notched the fourth-biggest debut of the year in China. While Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is rocketing into the record books in North America, Legendary Entertainment’s ...

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Najib Wants To Be Remembered As PM Who Gives Sabah Pan Borneo Highway

LAHAD DATU: Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said he wants the Pan Borneo Highway project to become his legacy and something the Sabah folks will remember him by. Launching the Sabah’s Pan Borneo Highway-Lahad Datu Bypass package here, he said ...

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Boat sinks off Indonesia’s Batam, killing 18

NONGSA, Indonesia (REUTERS) – A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia sank off an Indonesian island on Wednesday (Nov 2), killing 18 of them, police said. The boat set sail from the southern Malaysian state of Johor and ...

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Missing Australian found alive at Mulu National Park

MIRI: Missing Australian engineer Andrew James Gaskell, 26, has been found alive at Mulu National Park. Gaskell, who had gone missing on Oct 20, was found alive at Camp 1 at the park, confirmed Zone 6 Miri Fire and Rescue ...

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His Majesty’s Presence Further Enlivens The Bandarku Ceria Programme

The presence of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, who took part in the Cycling Recreation activity around Bandar Seri Begawan ...

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Three-hour rain in Penang triggers traffic woes and disruption in hill railway services

GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Deepavali celebrations were cut short for many Hindu families after heavy rain swept though many parts of Penang island during the weekend. Lawyer Dev Kumaraendran said traffic was especially bad in Jalan Masjid Negeri after a flood ...

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