Jay Chou concert in September
Mandopop superstar Jay Chou will be mounting his first world tour since he married model Hannah Quinlivan and became a father last year. The tour, the seventh world tour in his career, will include a stop in Singapore at the National Stadium on Sept 3.
Tickets from $118 to $338 will go on sale at 10pm on Feb 24 at Sports Hub Tix (call 3158-7888 or go to www.sportshubtix.sg). StarHub customers and OCBC card members enjoy priority booking from Feb 24 to 26.
Mad Max creator to head Cannes jury
Mad Max creator George Miller, 70, will head the jury at May's Cannes film festival, becoming the first Australian to preside over the event. The organisers pointed to his credentials as a cinematic pioneer, saying he "has constantly experimented with a variety of genres, brilliantly reconciling mass audience expectations and the highest artistic standards".
New Blade Runner starts filming in July
Filming of the new Blade Runner film will start in July, says Sony, which is distributing the follow-up to Ridley Scott's 1982 classic. A Sony statement says the new film, directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, 2013), will star Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.