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Sparrow Entertainment Festival kicks off tonight

Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sparrow Productions, Shirley Frimpong-Manso has promised to thrill movie lovers and cinema enthusiasts during its Sparrow Entertainment Festival.  The two day festival kicks off this evening, Friday, January 8 to Saturday January 9, 2016. The festival will see the screening of two new exciting productions by Sparrow Productions; ‘Shampain’ and ‘Rebecca’ at the Silverbird ...

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Star Wars breaks North America box office record

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has unseated Avatar to become the top-earning film of all time in North America, Disney says. The studio claims the JJ Abrams film has passed the $760.5m (£520m) taken by Avatar over its lifetime, but has yet to give official figures. Last month, Star Wars: The Force Awakens became the fastest film to take $1bn ...

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Vin Diesel sings tribute for Paul Walker

Vin Diesel held back tears while he sang an emotional tribute to his late co-star Paul Walker at the People’s Choice awards in Los Angeles. The actor and producer remembered Walker as he accepted two awards for the movie Furious 7. Walker had been shooting the film when he died in a car crash in November 2013. Diesel said he ...

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Amakye Dede thanks Mahama, Nana Addo for consoling him

Legendary Highlife musician, Amakye Dede, has expressed his profound gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama, Nana Akufo-Addo, CEO of Despite Group, Osei Kwame and all Ghanaians for the show of support as he recuperates from an accident that killed his manager. The man, highly credited for blazing the trail of highlife music in Ghana, was speaking to Accra-based Peace FM ...

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Sparrow Entertainment Festival set for January 8 – 9

Ghanaian film production studio, Sparrow Productions has introduced an exciting screening event on the entertainment calendar called the Sparrow Entertainment Festival. The two-day festival will give movie lovers an exclusive viewing at the movies and series undertaken by the production company, led by Shirley Frimpong-Manso, which are set to be released later in 2016. On Friday 8th and Saturday 9th January ...

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I regret campaigning for Mahama – Leila Djansi

Award-winning movie producer, Leila Afua Djansi, on Tuesday said she regrets campaigning for the John Dramani Mahama National Democratic Congress  (NDC) administration, which she described as incompetent. In a Facebook post, Ms Djansi said although she was not living in Ghana, she still felt what she said was the prevailing hardship in the country. She said her decision to campaign for President ...

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Disney releases first image of Lupita Nyong’o in ‘The Queen of Katwe’

Disney has unveiled the first image from The Queen of Katwe, the biographical drama about a Ugandan chess prodigy starring Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, and newcomer Madina Nalwanga. Directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding) and based on Tim Crothers’ book (expanded from an ESPN the Magazine article), the film stars Nalwanga as Phiona Mutsei, a young girl from the slums ...

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Camille Cosby Looks to Delay Her Deposition

Attorneys for Camille Cosby have filed an emergency motion in federal court to stay or delay her deposition in a case of sexual misconduct involving her husband, Bill Cosby. Her deposition is currently set for Wednesday in Springfield, Massachusetts. Last week, a federal magistrate in Massachusetts denied a motion by Camille Cosby to quash the deposition order. The emergency motion, ...

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Bill Cosby’s wife ordered to testify in defamation case

Bill Cosby’s wife has been ordered to give evidence in a defamation case filed by seven women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. A judge rejected Camille Cosby’s attempts to avoid testifying, after she claimed she was protected by a marital disqualification law. The women claim Mr Cosby portrayed them as liars after they went public with their allegations against ...

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Singer Chris Brown investigated for alleged battery

US singer Chris Brown is being investigated by Las Vegas police over an allegation of battery. Officers were contacted at 10:30 local time (18:30 GMT) on Saturday about the alleged incident at the Palms Casino resort, according to Lt Jeff Goodwin. A police statement said an altercation took place in a room when a woman went to take a picture ...

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