Holly to Bolly: Idris Elba finishes shooting new film, the end for Pretty Little Liars, and more

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Idris Elba wraps up filming The Dark Tower

Actor Idris Elba, who will be seen as Roland Deschain in The Dark Tower, has finished shooting for the fantasy film. Elba took to Twitter to share the news that he's finished his part in the film, which is now in post-production, reports www.aceshowbiz.com. "I'm done filming. Spoke to the director the other day and he said the edit is coming along really well," Elba tweeted. In The Dark Tower, Elba stars opposite Matthew McConaughey, who portrays the villainous Walter Padick, also known as the Man in Black, and Jackie Earle Haley, who plays the vampire leader Richard Sayre. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, The Dark Tower focuses on Elba's character Deschain who is in search of a dark tower rumoured to be a magical portal to other worlds. The film is slated to be released on February 17 next year. - IANS

Dhanush and Rajinikanth to star together

Actor Venkatesh Prabhu, better known by his stage name Dhanush, has announced that he will be working with the actor Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, known by his stage name Rajinikanth, for his next film. He took to Twitter to make the announcement that superstar Rajinikanth's next outing after Tamil science-fiction action film 2.o will be in his production. "I'm so proud and honoured to announce our production's next film," Dhanush wrote. He attached a video with his tweet, indicating that he is collaborating with Rajinikanth and Kabali director Pa Ranjith. Dhanush is married to Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya. - IANS

Bollywood’s Karan Johar shares teaser for new film

The teaser for Karan Johar's most anticipated film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is out. The director shared a short video and three posters of the romance, which is based on love triangle story starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma. The Indian Express reports that the team were shooting in London for several months, and although some actors shared images the storyline has remained a secret until now. Johar is returning to directing after a hiatus of four years and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is set to release on Diwali. - The National Staff

Pretty Little Liars to cease production

After much speculation and numerous reports, the American TV channel Freeform has finally confirmed that Pretty Little Liars will end after its seventh season. Karey Burke, the executive vice president of programming and development for Freeform, told Variety Magazine that concluding the show at this point was always on the cards and that the series was going out on top. "I came in knowing that this was the plan, and I've been here a little under two years," Burke says. "It's long been the feeling with the creative forces." - The National Staff