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'Big Bang Theory' Delays Production as Cast Still Without Contracts
The Big Bang Theory contract talks have officially delayed production on the CBS hit comedy. Stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar have not yet reached a new deal with studio Warner Bros. Television, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, with the cast officially not returning to work on season eight.
Conservative SA film to screen in the US
South African documentary film, Fatherland has been selected to screen at the Portland Film Festival (PFF), which is situated in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Fatherland, a documentary by South African film-maker Tarryn Crossman, tells the tale of a group of Afrikaner boys who attend a nine-day military camp programme. The programme starts off with basic military training and getting everyone into shape. Once the true intentions of this programme are revealed; it basically forces these boys to question their place in the ‘New South Africa’ as Afrikaners and as white people.
‘The Big Bang Theory’ Production Start In Limbo As Cast Contract Negotiations Drag On
Flagship CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory is slated to go into production on its upcoming eighth season on July 30. But with only two weeks to go, the entire original cast of the hit comedy is still without contracts. I hear the two sides are still far apart and there has been little dialogue. ...
Bad news about rising sea levels as quickening Antarctic winds lead to faster ice melt
Sea levels may rise much faster than predicted because climate models have failed to account for the disruptive effects of stronger westerly winds, Australian-led research has found.
Recent studies of Antarctica have suggested the giant glaciers of West Antarctica may have begun an irreversible melting that will raise sea levels by as much as 3 metres over 200-500 years.
That estimate, though, may prove optimistic because models had failed to account for how strengthening westerly winds in the Southern Ocean would start to impinge coastal easterlies, upsetting a delicate balance of warm and cold waters close to the Antarctic ice sheets, said Paul Spence, an oceanographer at the University of NSW’s Climate Change Research Centre.
These incredible visuals show the moment an elephant who was held in chains and beaten and abused for fifty years cried as he was released to freedom. Raju the elephant was left bleeding from spiked shackles and living on hand-outs from passing tourists after he was captured and tied up by his 'owner'. But, after 50 years of torture, the animal cried tears of relief after he was rescued by a wildlife charity in a daring midnight operation.