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Ashton Kutcher: I've learnt the hard way how valuable privacy is

Plus: Kristin Wiig stars in Ferrell's comedy; Gosling wants to take a break; Daft Punk announce new album.

Mila Kunis, left, and Ashton Kutcher. Kutcher says he wants to make his current relationship with the actress 'more private'. AP Photo
Mila Kunis, left, and Ashton Kutcher. Kutcher says he wants to make his current relationship with the actress 'more private'. AP Photo

Ashton Kutcher: I’ve learnt how valuable privacy is

Ashton Kutcher says he wants to make his current relationship with Mila Kunis more private. “I’ve learnt the hard way how valuable privacy is,” the actor told the latest issue of Elle Magazine. “I’ve learnt that there are a lot of things in your life that really benefit from being private. And relationships are one of them. And I am going to do everything in my power to have this relationship be private.” Asked about his dealing with his ex-wife Demi Moore, Kutcher replied: “There are some things that are better left private.” He then added: “Someone once told me, ‘If anyone wants to be rich and famous, let them be rich first and see if they still want to be famous’.” – IANS

Kristin Wiig stars in Will Ferrell’s comedy

Kristin Wiig is in talks to star in the independent film Welcome to Me, produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, who directed Step Brothers and Anchorman. The comedy is about “a woman with dissociative personality disorder who wins the lottery and decides to spend her winnings on a talk show about her life”, according to The Hollywood Reporter. There’s no word yet on whether Ferrell will take on a role in the movie. Wiig and Ferrell are currently filming Anchorman 2, also helmed by McKay. – IANS

Ryan Gosling wants a break from acting

Just when moviegoers can’t get enough of him, Ryan Gosling says he’s looking forward to taking a step back. “I’ve been doing it too much,” he says of acting. “I’ve lost perspective on what I’m doing. I think it’s good for me to take a break and reassess why I’m doing it and how I’m doing it. And I think this is probably a good way to learn about that. I need a break from myself as much as I imagine the audience does.” But first, the coming weeks will bring a new film from Gosling, The Place Beyond the Pines. In the film, his second collaboration with his Blue Valentine director Derek Cianfrance, Gosling plays a motorbike rider in a travelling circus. When visiting an old fling (played by his real-life girlfriend Eva Mendes), he finds out he is the father of her toddler. Gosling is also preparing to film his directorial debut, titled How to Catch a Monster. – AP

Daft Punk’s new album

Daft Punk are officially back. The French electronic music duo announced they will be releasing their new album Random Access Memories in May. The record is currently available for pre-order on iTunes and the music act have also created a website, www.randomaccessmemories.com. Their last album, Alive 2007, was released in 2007. They also did the soundtrack for the 2010 film Tron: Legacy. – The National staff