The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Bryan Singer is accused of raping a teenage boy, Robert De Niro opens the Tribeca Film Festival, and Robin Williams is in talks for a "Mrs. Doubtfire" sequel. Bob Mezan reports.
Saudi genome project targets high incidence of genetic disease in the kingdom
Scientists in Saudi Arabia have embarked on an ambitious project to map the genetic codes of thousands of its citizens. The Saudi Human Genome Project is aimed at determining the genetic factors inherent in the kingdom's high incidence of diseases like diabetes, which effect more than 20% of the population. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.
"I don't think we can count on anything" - Obama on Ukraine agreement
U.S. President Obama said "I don't think we can count on anything" after U.S., Russia, Ukraine and EU together called for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Watch the trailer for James Cameron’s re-mastered Titanic.
Titanic, staring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane, written and directed by James Cameron will be released in 3D, Digital 2D and IMAX on April 6th 2012.
Watch the new trailer for the highly anticipated Django Unchained, the new film from writer/director Quentin Tarantino. Starring Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson, the film is released in the UK January 18th.
Richie (Justin Timberlake), a Princeton college student who pays for school with online gambling, bottoms out and travels to Costa Rica to confront the mastermind, Ivan (Ben Affleck), whom he believes has swindled him. Ivan sees a kindred spirit in Richie and brings the younger man into his operation. When Richie comes to fully understand the deviousness of his new boss, he tries to turn the tables on him.
UK Release: 27th September
Director: Brad Furman
Written by: Brian Koppelman & David Levien
Producers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Cast: Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton, Anthony Mackie, and Ben Affleck