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How Sophia Loren Made Hollywood Fall in Love with Greece

Sophia Loren, the great Italian actress, was the star of the first Hollywood movie ever shot in Greece, on the majestic island of of Hydra.

Snapchat Launches Paid Version Hoping to Boost Profits

Snap Inc. launched on Wednesday a paid subscription version of the Snapchat app in the US priced at $3.99 dollars per month. It is dubbed Snapchat Plus and includes exclusive features that aren't available to standard users. This brings to market...

Hugh Grant to Star as Zeus in Upcoming Netflix Greek Myth Thriller “Kaos”

Hugh Grant will be starring as Zeus, king of the Greek gods, in an upcoming Netflix thriller based on Greek mythology called Kaos. The dark comedy series, which will be in production this summer, is a modern retelling of the...

Novels On Greece Let You Travel Without Leaving Your Chair

Reading authors who have written novels on Greece can send you on an adventure, without worry of tickets, time or Covid-19. If you CAN'T visit this summer, Greek Reporter has honed in on ten authors who make it easy to travel to Greece, to live the adventure, without leaving your chair.

Alice Cooper, Bonnie Tyler Rock Athens for the Parthenon Marbles

Alice Cooper and Bonnie Tyler, the two internationally recognized rockers, gave a concert in Athens on Monday to support the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. Rita Wilson, The Rasmus, Kip Winger, Chris Willis, Andreas Carlsson, Tabitha Fair, and...

Instagram to Use AI and Video Selfies to Verify Age

Social media giant Instagram is set to launch new methods, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), for the verification of the ages of its users. The new methods under testing will include having the user upload a video selfie and then letting...

Astoria: The New Greek Mafia Series Made in USA

Throughout his career, Greek-American actor Theo Pagones has been typecast as an Israeli tough guy, a Russian henchman, an Armenian thug. As someone who idolized mafia and mob classics like The Godfather, Goodfellas, and The Sopranos, Pagones eventually found inspiration—and...

Zach Galifianakis Becomes Godfather in Crete, His Ancestral Home

Zach Galifianakis was spotted on Crete, his grandparent's homeland, where he became the godfather of his niece at a church ceremony in Chania on Sunday. The little girl, baptized Katerina, is the child of his first cousin, local news site...

Speedboats Collide During My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 Filming

Two speedboats collided on Friday during the filming of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 which takes place in Greece. Reports say that one member of the crew was slightly injured and was rushed to a local hospital at the...

‘Rise’, the Real-Life Story of the Antetokounmpo Brothers Released

Rise, the story of Giannis, Thanasis, and Kostas Antetokounmpo and how they made history as the first trio of brothers to claim a championship ring, premieres on June 24th. The film by Disney+ which was partially filmed in Greece dives...

Paul McCartney Celebrates 80th Birthday on a Yacht Off Mykonos

Paul McCartney celebrated his 80th birthday aboard a luxury yacht off Mykonos over the weekend. The Beatles legend who took dips in the Aegean was joined by his wife Nancy Shevell, 62, daughters Stella, 50, and Mary, 52, Stella’s husband...

James Franco Parties in Mykonos For Fourth Summer in a Row

Hollywood actor James Franco has made Mykonos his second home as he was spotted enjoying the nightlife of the cosmopolitan Greek island for the fourth consecutive year. The 44-year-old actor, who shot to fame with the Spider-Man trilogy is spending...

Nia Vardalos is Filming My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 in Greece

Nia Vardalos took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce the filming of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3, which is being shot in Greece. “I have an announcement, we are in Greece filming My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3,” she...

Elon Musk’s Transgender Child will Change Name, Cut Ties

After recently turning eighteen, the transgender daughter of Elon Musk filed to have her name changed to reflect her new gender identity and to cut all ties with her billionaire father. The former Xavier Alexander Musk said in an April...

Mykonos Weaver Connects Myth to Modern Fashion

Mykonos weaver Faye Chatzi is creating fashion inspired by myth with hand loomed textiles from her own raw materials.