While the whitewashing of Pacific Islander roles continues in movies like the upcoming “Ni’ihau”, it’s nice to know that a new film about Hawaii’s beginnings is searching for Native Hawaiian actors.
“The Islands” will be based on the true story of Captain Cook’s arrival to the islands, King Kamehameha’s unification wars and the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani’s monarchy.
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris says he is willing to buy an island in Europe for refugees escaping from political turmoil and civil wars in the Middle East and Africa.
The renowned businessman claims “there is no limit” to how much he is willing to pay to find a new home for these people. He told CNN during an interview last Friday:
If having soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo serve as the best man at your wedding wasn’t baller enough, he also gives the most outrageously amazing wedding gifts.
Ronaldo gifted his good friend and agent, Jorge Mendes, an entire island for his wedding on Sunday to Sandra Barbosa in Porto, Portugal, according to ESPN,