Leonardo DiCaprio founds electric car racing team

The inception of Hollywood endorsements for electric cars could be here – as film star and environmental campaigner Leonardo DiCaprio has co-founded a team for the Formula E Championship. ‘The Aviator’ actor (left) has set up a team in the racing series with Gildo Pallanca Pastor (right), the founder of pioneering EV manufacturer Venturi Automobiles, […]

Hollywood sitcom uses all green set

Hollywood tends to be associated more with gold than green – that is, until now. A set builder is claiming to have designed the world’s first completely sustainable set for an American sitcom. The Emmy-nominated show Raising Hope is about a man becoming a single-parent after the woman he had a one-night stand with is […]

Battle of the ‘fracking’ flicks

Let the ‘fracking’ battle begin: two films about shale gas are being released in the New Year – one pro-fracking, the other against. One has been touted for Oscar glory and features Hollywood actor Matt Damon, star of The Bourne Identity trilogy, with Cannes Best Director award winner Gus Van Sant at the helm. The […]