Eva Mendes stops by affordable salon for hair makeover

Eva Mendes decided to pop into an affordable salon for her most recent hair makeover.The Hitch actress, who is known for her glossy brunette locks, can undoubtedly nab herself an appointment at any high-end salon she wants. However, in an Instagram pos…

Eva Mendes decided to pop into an affordable salon for her most recent hair makeover.

The Hitch actress, who is known for her glossy brunette locks, can undoubtedly nab herself an appointment at any high-end salon she wants.

However, in an Instagram post uploaded on Monday, Eva shared that she will drop into her nearest Supercuts outlet if she needs a quick transformation.

“Ok this is a terrible angle but thought you guys would like to know that yea, I stop into @supercuts every once in a while (sic). Y que?! (and what?!),” she captioned a selfie showing her sitting in the salon chair with wet tresses while wearing a black cape with the Supercuts logo across the front.

Accordingly, a number of Eva’s 1.7 million followers praised her for sharing the candid snap.

“This makes me love you even more!!!” one fan wrote, while another commented, “Love it; keeping it real.”

While a third shared that they also liked to visit Supercuts, posting, “Same. They’re great for a trim and quick layer!” To which the star replied: “Totally! And great for a quick wash and dry!”

In addition to her acting career, Eva designs a fashion collection for U.S. retailer New York & Company and is the creative director of affordable make-up line CIRCA Beauty.

And in a recent Instagram post showing her posing on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival back in 2005, she explained that she has always appreciated a bargain buy.

“My first time at TIFF. No stylist. Dressed myself,” the 45-year-old reflected. “This vintage dress cost me like $15. My own bag and jewellery. I wasn’t doing a ‘red carpet pose’. No, I don’t long for that time, I just liked the simplicity of it all.”

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Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit scoops top prize at Toronto International Film Festival

Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit has won a top honour at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.The movie, which was written and directed by the New Zealand-born filmmaker, is about a young boy who idolises Nazi leader Adolf Hitler until he finds out …

Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit has won a top honour at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.

The movie, which was written and directed by the New Zealand-born filmmaker, is about a young boy who idolises Nazi leader Adolf Hitler until he finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Starring Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell, and based on Christine Leunens’s book Caging Skies, the controversial film scooped the Grolsch People’s Choice Award on Sunday.

Noah Baumbach’s semi-autobiographical divorce comedy-drama Marriage Story, which also stars Johansson, took second prize. The film follows an actress who decides to divorce her theatre director husband.

Third place – or second runner-up – was given to Bong Joon-ho’s satire Parasite, which could land a rare foreign language Best Picture nomination at the Oscars next year.

In other categories, Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia’s The Platform won The Midnight Madness audience award, while The Cave was feted with an audience award in the documentary section.

Waititi’s win has greatly increased Jojo Rabbit’s chances during awards season. Several other movies which have landed the same prize have gone on to secure the Academy Awards’ highest honour – the prize for Best Picture – including Green Book, 12 Years a Slave, The King’s Speech, and Slumdog Millionaire.

Previously, the 44-year-old spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about his struggle to get a well-known actor to play the role of the Nazi leader, and eventually decided to portray Hitler himself.

“Most people really loved the script. I think it was a little difficult for people to figure out if it was a good career move, and I can f**king totally understand. Who really wants to see themselves as Adolf Hitler on a poster?” Waititi joked.

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Amber Heard’s shelved London Fields movie finally set for release

Amber Heard’s shelved drama London Fields will finally hit screens after a two-year legal battle between the actress, her director and producers. The Matthew Cullen-directed movie was scheduled to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in Ca…

Amber Heard’s shelved drama London Fields will finally hit screens after a two-year legal battle between the actress, her director and producers.

The Matthew Cullen-directed movie was scheduled to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada in 2015, but the film was pulled ahead of a breach of contract lawsuit.

Cullen fired the first shot when he sued the producers, accusing them of tampering with the film without his permission.

In late 2016, the filmmakers responded by filing a $10 million (£7.1 million) lawsuit against Amber for alleged breach of contract, conspiring with the director, and for refusing to attend promotional appearances.

Amber later countersued producer Christopher Hanley and his wife Roberta, who wrote the movie adaptation, claiming they made a secret cut of the movie, which featured nude or sex scenes using a body double – a violation of her contract.

Hanley filed a motion in October (17) to force Amber to sit for a deposition, claiming she was given notice that she would need to do so seven months prior, but she repeatedly postponed or did not agree to a date to give her testimony under oath due to her busy filming schedule.

Hanley’s production company bosses also wanted the federal court judge overseeing the case to hit the 31-year-old actress with $70,000 (£50,000) in sanctions for her alleged evasiveness.

But now it appears the parties have come to an arrangement and paperwork requesting the dismissal of the case was filed on Tuesday (04Sep18) in Santa Monica, California.

“We are thrilled that (author) Martin Amis’ bold vision will finally be shared with audiences,” Lynn Gibson, the administrator of rights holder Nicola Six Limited, tells Deadline.

London Fields is based on Amis’ 1989 novel of the same name.

“Amber is happy to put this matter behind her,” a representative for Heard tells the outlet. “She never should have been sued in the first place.”

Now recut by Cullen, the film is scheduled for release on 26 October (18).

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Toronto Film Festival bosses pull press conference after fatal shooting

Organisers of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival have cancelled a Tuesday morning (24Jul18) press conference following a fatal shooting in the city on Sunday night. Two people were killed and over a dozen others injured when a 29-year-old gu…

Organisers of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival have cancelled a Tuesday morning (24Jul18) press conference following a fatal shooting in the city on Sunday night.

Two people were killed and over a dozen others injured when a 29-year-old gunman opened fire on crowded Danforth Avenue, where locals and tourists were enjoying late night meals and cocktails.

The man’s motive remains a mystery as city law enforcement officers attempt to make sense of the shooting incident.

Film festival bosses led by director and CEO Piers Handling, who is due to retire after this year’s event, had planned to unveil much of the 2018 line-up at Tuesday’s media conference, which would have been held just miles from the site of the shooting, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. However, in light of the tragedy, they have decided to reveal the news via a press release instead.

The Toronto festival, which this year runs from 6 to 16 September, often predicts the films that will take home the gold at the Academy Awards.

Earlier on Monday (23Jul18), it was announced that Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star Is Born, will premiere at another major movie gala – the Venice International Film Festival on 31 August (18). The musical romantic drama, starring Cooper and Lady Gaga, is set to debut at the Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido at the event, over a month before it officially hits cinemas in early October (18).

Bosses of the Venice International Film Festival are scheduled to release their full line-up on Wednesday (25Jul18).

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