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Val Kilmer documentary about the life and career of the famous actor is coming to Amazon

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Val Kilmer documentary about the life and career of the famous method actor is coming to Amazon

He is most famous for portraying Doors frontman Jim Morrison along with a smattering of other notable roles. 

And Val Kilmer will soon be the subject of a buzzworthy new documentary, appropriately titled Val. 

The documentary is currently in the works at Amazon Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Seen in 2019: Val Kilmer, now 61, will soon be the subject of a buzzworthy new documentary, appropriately titled Val

Seen in 2019: Val Kilmer, now 61, will soon be the subject of a buzzworthy new documentary, appropriately titled Val

Kilmer, now 61, has a Tinseltown reputation precedes him – he is a noted method actor with mercurial tendencies and a flair for the eccentric.

From directors Leo Scott and Ting Poo, Val will feature never-before-seen footage from the Willow actor himself, captured over the course of his storied 40-year film career. 

According to the outlet, Val contains thousands of hours of footage ranging from home videos to test shots for his iconic films like Top Gun.

Iconic: He is most famous for portraying Doors frontman Jim Morrison along with a smattering of other notable roles

Iconic: He is most famous for portraying Doors frontman Jim Morrison along with a smattering of other notable roles

‘At least once a day for years I looked around and got this bittersweet feeling that there are a thousand reasons that this project could’ve been shipwrecked,’ Kilmer said in a statement. 

‘I mean, what could a film look like of a man filming himself, sometimes daily, years at a time? It is unimaginable that this movie actually could’ve ever come to light without the partnership of my dear friends, Leo and Ting, and my producing partners. 

‘Tireless hours of editing and endless emotions with each new cut!’ the star added. ‘I couldn’t be more proud to share this with the world!’ 

From back then, in Batman Forever: Val will feature never-before-seen footage from the Willow actor himself, captured over the course of his 40-year film career

From back then, in Batman Forever: Val will feature never-before-seen footage from the Willow actor himself, captured over the course of his 40-year film career

And more recently: 'At least once a day for years I looked around and got this bittersweet feeling that there are a thousand reasons that this project could¿ve been shipwrecked,' Kilmer said in a statement; seen in 2019

And more recently: ‘At least once a day for years I looked around and got this bittersweet feeling that there are a thousand reasons that this project could’ve been shipwrecked,’ Kilmer said in a statement; seen in 2019

Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke added, ‘Filmmakers Leo Scott and Ting Poo have a unique, cutting-edge style and artistry, weaving together never-before-seen footage into a beautiful, raw story about this renowned and celebrated actor, artist and man.’

Amazon Studios will release the A24 documentary later this year. 

And for those craving new and fresh content from Kilmer on the big screen, the wait might finally be over. 

Seen in 1988's fantasy epic Willow: 'Tireless hours of editing and endless emotions with each new cut!' the star added. 'I couldn¿t be more proud to share this with the world!'

Seen in 1988’s fantasy epic Willow: ‘Tireless hours of editing and endless emotions with each new cut!’ the star added. ‘I couldn’t be more proud to share this with the world!’

The actor will soon be reprising his iconic role from 1986’s Top Gun, Iceman, in the highly anticipated and much delayed sequel Top Gun: Maverick. 

That film is finally set for release this November. 

Has a multitude of other titles in the works, including ones project in which she will portray the author Mark Twain. 

For those craving new content from Kilmer on the big screen, the wait is finally over: The actor will soon be reprising his iconic role in Top Gun, Iceman, in sequel Top Gun: Maverick

For those craving new content from Kilmer on the big screen, the wait is finally over: The actor will soon be reprising his iconic role in Top Gun, Iceman, in sequel Top Gun: Maverick

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Death in Paradise series 11 casts EastEnders legend

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EastEnders legend Tamzin Outhwaite will be joining the cast of Death in Paradise series 11.

The soap icon and former New Tricks star will be leading an all-star guest line-up for the new episodes, alongside fellow former EastEnders star Nicholas Bailey, Jason Done (Merlin), Ben Onwukwe (Safe) and Ben Starr (Jamestown).

Outhwaite, who bowed out from playing Mel Owen in EastEnders in a blaze of glory two years ago, will hopefully have a less brutal end for her character when she appears in one Death in Paradise episode early next year.

These guest actors will be part of what sounds like a thrilling new series as DI Neville Parker (Ralf Little), DS Florence Cassell (Joséphine Jobert) and new arrival Sgt Naomi Thomas (Shantol Jackson) investigate a golf course serial killer and a sky-diver killed in midair!

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Tamzin Outhwaite as Mel Owen in EastEnders

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Florence will also face her biggest professional decision yet when the police commissioner assigns her to go undercover on a drug trafficking case.

The character originally left Saint Marie a few years ago after her fiancée Patrick was murdered because of his ties to a drug cartel.

The last series left off on quite a cliffhanger too, so that will need to be addressed post-haste too when Death in Paradise returns.

Luckily, fans will not have to wait until 2022 for more Death in Paradise because the BBC has commissioned the show’s first-ever Christmas show to air later in December.

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Former cast member Danny John-Jules will be reprising his role as Officer Dwayne Myers to help former colleague Florence and newcomer Neville on their newest case.

It will be revealed that Dwayne also has a past with Officer Marlon Pryce (Tahj Miles)… and they will not exactly have a friendly reunion!

Death in Paradise airs on BBC One and will return for a Christmas special on Boxing Day.

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A million frontline Covid workers demand India boost $40 salary

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For their trouble, they make about $40 a month, a wage barely enough to make ends meet. More than a million of these frontline healthcare workers across the country — pivotal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of inoculating the nation’s entire population and reviving the $2.6 trillion economy — are soon about to snap.

Called Accredited Social Health Activists, or “Asha” the Hindi word for hope, these women are teaming up with trade unions with muscle to step up their fight against what they call chronic official apathy toward their complaints about poor pay and dismal working conditions. 

Nine Asha workers Bloomberg News interviewed across India said authorities who earlier assured them better wages, personal protective equipment and safe working conditions haven’t kept those promises despite a two-day stoppage last year. Even worse, some say they haven’t been paid for months. 

The All India Trade Union Congress is planning protests in New Delhi when the nation’s parliament is in session through Dec. 23, said General Secretary Amarjeet Kaur. “We are talking to other trade unions and are planning a national strike in December for all scheme workers,” said A.R. Sindhu, national secretary for the Communist-linked Centre of Indian Trade Unions. 

The threat of another walkout by the workers comes at a critical time when India is still struggling with its vaccination targets. Only 32% of India’s 1.4 billion people had received two shots, according to Bloomberg’s vaccine tracker Wednesday, while Modi has an ambitious goal of getting all adults fully inoculated by the end of the year. A strike could also deal a blow as the omicron variant of the coronavirus poses a new risk to recovery efforts around the globe.

Bridge to Communities

Asha workers are crucial to Modi’s door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination campaign launched in November. They have detailed knowledge of their neighborhoods, and they are far more likely to persuade residents to get the shots. They act as a bridge between health authorities and local communities. 

Created in 2005 as a stopgap arrangement to help provide more than 55 health-care services to people, especially women and children, in far-flung areas, the Asha program has been instrumental in eradicating polio from the developing country. Now the workers have the added burden of Covid-19, all for a paltry activity-based honorarium, which averages about 3,000 rupees ($40) a month for most of them. If lucky, some can earn double that amount. 

But they want the government to set minimum wages for them, like farm hands or cleaners, some of whom can make as much as $260 a month.

“Time has come to give them minimum wages because now they have become crucial to the system,” said T. Sundararaman, New Delhi-based global coordinator for the People’s Health Movement. “When they were created we were talking about 12 hours a week. Now the whole burden of primary care has shifted on them and they are working more than the regular staff.”

The concerns being raised by the Asha workers aren’t new. Besides the issue of pay, two years into the pandemic, most of them still continue to work without gloves, masks or sanitizers. Those who need to travel far don’t have access to a safe place to stay overnight, or shelter when temperatures soar or dip.

Women in Pink 

Irked at being ignored, the women in pink are escalating their stir, demanding minimum and timely wages and better working facilities. They joined other workers’ unions in September for a one-day strike, and the protests have gathered momentum since.

On Nov. 10, Asha workers in Kolhapur, a town about 230 miles south of Mumbai, stopped vaccine-related work over non-payment. In the northern state of Punjab, where local elections are likely early next year, they have stayed away from all services barring emergency care such as child birth since Nov. 25, according to Balbir Kaur, 51, who is the chief of the union in the district of Ludhiana. 

“Since the assembly polls are nearing and they are seeking votes, may be they will now listen to us now,” said Kaur, adding she hadn’t been paid for months. A spokesperson for the state government did not reply to an email seeking comment. 

As a result of the protests in pockets of the country, some experts are already starting to see a dip in the pace of vaccination. Vivekanand Jha, executive director for India at the George Institute for Global Health, said ignoring their concerns may undermine the fight against Covid-19.

“People who are marginalized would suffer,” Jha said.

Beaten Up 

Poonam Pandey, 35, said when she and her associates had gathered in Shahjahanpur, a small district in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, to present a letter of demands to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at a political rally, police beat them up. A spokesperson for the state government did not respond to a text message asking for a comment. The spokesperson for the federal Health Ministry also did not return a call and message asking for their response. 

“We were called corona warriors and we did everything the government asked us to,” Pandey said on the phone, recounting the horror she endured. “Now we are being beaten up for asking our dues. I demand justice, where will I get it? They are the government, they can do anything. What can we do?”

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FIFA Mobile 22: Release Date, Beta, iOS, Trailer and Everything You Need to Know

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FIFA Mobile 22 is an exciting release on the way and we have all the information you need to know around this game.

The game, also developed by EA Sports, gives players the whole FIFA experience on mobile so you can play the very popular game on the go.

EA Sports have turned FIFA into one of the best sporting games around and they have dominated the football gaming world for well over a decade.

There has been a lot of excitement over this game, and hopefully the developers meet the high expectations of the gaming community.

Here is everything you need to know about FIFA Mobile 22:

Release Date

There is currently no official confirmation around the release date for FIFA Mobile 22, but many are expecting it to go live in January 2021, possibly Saturday 1st January 2022.

Once we get official confirmation, we will update this page.

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Beta

The beta for FIFA Mobile 22 is currently live for those who live in India, Romania and Canada. There is a lot that players can do in this beta, and the gaming community are enjoying what it has to offer.

The features in the beta are:

  • Daily Quests
  • Simplified Star Pass
  • Login Bonus Rewards
  • New Storefront and Store Packs
  • Base Players, Base Icon Players, and Event Players
  • Transfer Market
  • Audio Commentary & Stadium SFX
  • Upgraded Visuals with new Graphic Settings
  • Mini-Events with Skill Games and Matches
  • VS Attack and Head to Head
  • New Menus and UI
  • New Player Training System
FIFA Mobile 22 Transfer Market Image From FIFA Mobile Guide

iOS

For those wondering, FIFA Mobile will be available to download for free on iOS and Android mobile devices and you can download it on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

FIFA Mobile 22

Trailer

The trailer for FIFA Mobile 22 has been released and has been posted on YouTube.

In the trailer, you can see gameplay, and for a mobile device, the graphics look very good. You can also see what the Ultimate Team cards will look like.

You can also see how some of the menus look and the general overall game looks like a massive improvement on its predecessor.

Be sure to keep an eye on this page as we will be providing you with all the latest updates as soon as they are revealed.


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