Buzzing: Wang Baoqiang divorce gets ugly

Wang Baoqiang divorce gets ugly

Who cheated on whom? A self-declared friend of actor Wang Baoqiang's wife claimed on Tuesday the star had an affair with a female restaurant boss, said NetEase website.

The claim came after Wang, 32, filed for divorce from Ma Rong, 30, saying she had cheated on him with his agent.


Lady Gaga in remake of classic

Pop singer Lady Gaga and actor Bradley Cooper are joining forces to remake the Hollywood classic A Star Is Born.

Cooper, 41, will make his directorial debut. Lady Gaga, 30, will play her first lead role in a feature film, for which she will compose and perform new songs.

Warner Bros did not give a release date.

A Star Is Born, the story of a young aspiring starlet who arrives in Hollywood, was first told on the big screen in 1937 with Janet Gaynor. It was remade with Judy Garland in 1954 and Barbra Streisand in 1976.


Sudeikis in stage version of Dead Poets Society

Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis will make his New York stage debut in an adaptation of Dead Poets Society as John Keating, the unconventional literature teacher famously portrayed by Robin Williams in the 1989 film. The play will begin performances at Classic Stage Company on Oct 27.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 18, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe