Jul 31, 2014


    Die Hard actor dies, aged 81

    Actor James Shigeta, best known for his roles in Die Hard and Flower Drum Song, has died, a representative for the actor said on Tuesday. He was 81.

    Shigeta, who was born in Hawaii and has Japanese ancestry, died peacefully in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday. He was a key supporting cast member in Die Hard, alongside Bruce Willis.


    The Goldfinch movie?

    Donna Tarrt's acclaimed novel, The Goldfinch, could be set for the big screen after Warner Bros snapped up the film rights to the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller, it was confirmed on Tuesday.

    A tale of survival, The Goldfinch charts a decade in the life of its 13-year-old protagonist, whose mother is killed in an act of terrorism at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.


    Stairway To Heaven remixed

    Led Zeppelin is to issue an unreleased version of their most famous song, Stairway To Heaven, the band said on Tuesday.

    The alternative mix will be released alongside a reissue of the British heavy rock group's untitled fourth album, commonly referred to as "Led Zeppelin IV", due out on Oct 27.