Israeli actress Gal Gadot is in negotiations to take on the female lead role in the remake of the 1959 classic Ben-Hur, according to The Hollywood Reporter. If the deal is finalized Gadot will play Esther, a slave and Ben-Hur’s love interest. Actor Jack Huston will star as the Jewish prince who is betrayed into slavery […]
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James expressed interest in visiting Israel someday, local news site Cleveland.com reported on Sunday. Speaking to Israeli reporters before the Cleveland Cavaliers’ preseason debut against Maccabi Tel Aviv, the NBA star said he had never visited the Jewish state but “I want to look forward to going there if I get an […]
Good news: actor Richard Gere has signed on to shoot a movie in Israel with Israeli director Joseph Cedar. While there is not yet much information on the movie, we do know it is expected to be titled “Oppenheimer,” and will also included Israeli actor Lior Ashkenazi. Read more at Times of Israel.
Robbie Williams, one of the world’s biggest pop stars, is expected to arrive in Israel for the first time in the spring of 2015. Pending any last-minute surprises, the British singer will perform at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park or at the Ramat Gan Stadium in early May. As first reported by Yedioth Ahronoth, Williams held […]
Pop sensation proved in her Tel Aviv performance that beneath the costumes and provocations hides an excellent singer and composer who knows exactly what she’s doing. At the end of the day, the really important thing in Lady Gaga‘s performance at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park on Saturday night was its mere existence.After many months […]
Hollywood power couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, are learning the ropes to an Israeli form of defence for their next film, “By the Sea.” Krav maga was first practiced by the Israeli military as a defence mechanism against potential enemies. It is a combination of key techniques from other defence forms, like: boxing, wrestling, Judo […]