ZM, Newstalk ZB win top prizes at Radio Awards, Mike Hosking and Marcus Lush named best presenters
Music network ZM has been named Station of the Year and Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking and Marcus Lush have been named Best Talk Presenters as NZME stations scooped many of the top prizes at this year's Radio Awards.ZB political editor...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 20 Jun 2019 | 2:16 am

Russell Crowe turned down role in Lord of the Rings that would have made him $100 million
Russell Crowe has revealed why he turned down an extremely lucrative offer to appear in the first Lord of the Rings film.Crowe was offered 10 per cent of the film's profits instead of an upfront fee to play Aragorn in the 2001 movie...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 20 Jun 2019 | 1:43 am

Simon Barnett's emotional response to major NZ Radio Awards win
Simon Barnett became emotional after winning one of the radio industry's most coveted prizes, crediting his success to his "hero" wife Jodi.In a video shown at the NZ Radio Awards, Barnett - who is set to join Newstalk ZB on July...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 20 Jun 2019 | 1:25 am

Tattooed Mongrel Mob member Puk Kireka 'unfairly judged', says girlfriend Waiora Tareha
The girlfriend of a Kiwi Mongrel Mob member with a Notorious face tattoo has spoken out in his defence, saying people have judged him unfairly.Waiora Tareha says she was surprised by the global attention her boyfriend Puk Kireka...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 10:55 pm

Comment: Toy Story lives on - but should it have?
Like "Casablanca," "Toy Story 3" concluded with the beginning of a beautiful friendship.It's an ending that has very possibly produced an ocean's worth of tears, not to mention countless awkward moments for children mildly embarrassed...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 8:55 pm

Marvel boss reveals Keanu Reeves has rejected 'almost every' Marvel film
Anyone who's seen a Keanu Reeves movie knows he would make an excellent Marvel superhero, but despite multiple offers, the star has refused to join the MCU. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige admitted to ComicBook.com that he's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 8:42 pm

Drake paid out $530K to sexual assault accuser
Drake paid out $350,000 (NZ $532,000) to a woman who accused him of sexual assault during the British leg of his 2017 Boy Meets World tour.The amount plus lurid details of the alleged incident have been made public in a complaint...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 8:35 pm

Film Fest gets huge line-up of Cannes winners and NZ films
A whopping total of 25 films will be coming direct from the acclaimed Cannes Film Festival to screen at the New Zealand International Film Festival. The selection is one that's sure to give film buffs choices to make as it includes...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 8:27 pm

Little Women: First look at Greta Gerwig's star-studded cast - Meryl Streep, Laura Dern and Saoirse Ronan
Brand-new images have been released of Greta Gerwig's upcoming Little Women adaptation, starring Meryl Streep and Laura Dern.Vanity Fair has debuted a series of images from the upcoming adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's novel, which...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 7:30 pm

Hereditary director's next film, Midsommar, is 'nightmarish' - reviews
Hereditary was one of the best movies of 2018 - and now, its director has returned with a brand-new nightmare.Midsommar, the second feature from director Ari Aster, opened with two buzz screenings in the US this week, and the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 19 Jun 2019 | 7:00 pm