Buzzing: Matt Reeves to direct The Batman

Matt Reeves to direct The Batman

Matt Reeves, 50, will replace Ben Affleck as director of The Batman for Warner Bros, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Affleck, 44, stepped down as director saying that playing the Caped Crusader while directing the movie would be too much for him.

Croatians charged over racial insult of Foxx

Two Croatian men have been charged with violating public order, a judge said, after they allegedly racially insulted actor Jamie Foxx, 49, who is in Croatia's resort of Dubrovnik shooting a Robin Hood movie. He was the victim of a racist slur in a restaurant on Sunday, said local media.

Arsenio Hall drops lawsuit against Sinead O'Connor

Comic Arsenio Hall, 61, has dropped a US$5-million (S$7-million) lawsuit against Sinead O'Connor, 50, after the singer apologised for claiming he had long provided the late pop star Prince with narcotics, his publicist said.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 25, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe