Shaking (not stirring) things up: Rami Malek ‘in talks’ to star in James Bond film

Malek won the Best Actor in a Leading Role Oscar for “Bohemian Rhapsody” last week. AFP
Updated 02 March 2019
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Shaking (not stirring) things up: Rami Malek ‘in talks’ to star in James Bond film

DUBAI: Oscar-winner Rami Malek is in talks to star as the main villain in the upcoming James Bond film, which will be Daniel Craig’s fifth outing as 007.

Sources told Deadline that actress Lupita Nyong’o was approached to star in the 25th Bond film, but the news site then reported that the deal would not go ahead.

However, Variety magazine then reported that Malek is closing his deal to play the villain in the film that Cary Fukunaga is directing. Malek won the Best Actor in a Leading Role Oscar for “Bohemian Rhapsody” last week.


Singer Rita Ora unveils new music video shot in Dubai

The video features scenes shot in the celebrity-loved city. (AFP)
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Singer Rita Ora unveils new music video shot in Dubai

British singer Rita Ora unveiled her latest music video on Monday, revealing that it was shot in Dubai.

The video for “New Look,” which the artist released on YouTube and promoted on her social media platforms on Monday evening, features scenes shot in the celebrity-loved city.

One of the neighborhoods to feature in the music video is Meydan — home to Dubai’s premiere racecourse, as well as a clutch of popular party spots.

 

“My brand new video for NEW LOOK is out now!! This was so much fun to film in Dubai (sic),” Ora posted on her Instagram account, alongside a clip of the video.

“NEW LOOK video comes out tomorrow!! I can’t wait for you all to see it, filming in Dubai was so much fun with these amazing cars #VisitDubai (sic),” she said in another post.