Top 5 Hollywood news today: ‘Avatar 2' extravagant budget, Oscars 2021 to get postponed

New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 14, 2020, 06:44 PM IST
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From James Cameron's ‘Avatar 2' budget to news of Oscars 2021 getting delayed, here are the top stories of the day. 

Here are the top 5 stories of the day:

James Cameron's 'Avatar 2' has a budget of over Rs 7500 crore, making it the most expensive film

New Zealand has lifted lockdown as the country has been quite successful with dealing with coronavirus. This means that now film studios that were planning to shoot in the country can go back to business. One such film is James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’. According to a Deadline report, the combined budget of the film is over $1 billion (Rs 7500 crore). Read more

Oscars 2021 could be pushed back by four months due to coronavirus
With music and film festivals around the world being cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus, The Academy is now contemplating shifting the awards next year to a later date. Read more

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy split after 5 years of marriage
Amid all the bad news thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Hollywood stars Mary-Kate Olsen and husband Olivier Sarkozy are calling it quits. Read more

What Hollywood could learn from the porn industry amid pandemic
As Hollywood tries to figure out how to resume the production of movies and TV shows in the coronavirus era, one sector may be better prepared than others to deal with the challenges. Read more

No kissing, no fighting as TV soap 'Neighbours' resumes filming
Australian soap opera 'Neighbours'  is filming again, but don`t expect any kisses, hugs or punch-ups in the new episodes as cast members adhere to strict social distancing rules imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Read more