While most of the buzz surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey has lately concerned the identities of the stars who will be lucky enough to play Christian and Anastasia, the latest update comes in the form of Terra Nova co-creator Kelly Marcel, who has been announced as the screenwriter for the film adaptation of the erotic "mommy porn" E.
After the magical and magisterial Up, the opening ten minutes of which are considered by many to be Pixar Studio’s very finest, there were those who looked forward across their upcoming slate of sequels and prequels with a vague air of suspicion and began to question whether or not the studio would compromise its artistic integrity in its pursuit of conveyor belt commercialism? Whether it be transcending the inherent ick factor of rats in the kitchen with Ratatouille or the sheer audacity of transforming a curmudgeonly old pensioner into an action hero in Up, the inimitable genius of Pixar has always been its ability to boldly break new ground, not in retreading territory of old.
As week six of ABC's The Bachelorette wrapped up, Emily Maynard had to get tough in the face of her oh-so-girly feelings. The end of the night saw her withhold a highly coveted rose from none other than smooth-talker Ryan in a move that shocked many — but no one more than Ryan himself, who had seemed to think he had Emily and that little southern-belle heart of hers in the bag.
While Will Smith might these days be more interested in promoting his son’s career than his own, there was a time when the man reigned supreme as the indisputable king of the box office. For almost a decade, starting the mid-nineties, in an industry where nothing is certain the one equation in the universe that remained constant was: Summer + Will Smith = $$$.
Will Smith, 43, slapped a Ukrainian male reporter while on the red carpet at the Moscow premiere of Men in Black III. The reporter tried to kiss Smith on one cheek and then the other, but was getting too close for comfort for Smith.
Last week Oscar-winner Kate Winslet, 35, was hailed a hero by billionaire Richard Branson, 61, for carrying his 90-year-old mother, Eve Branson, to safety during the house fire that engulfed his Necker Island mansion after it was struck by lightning in a storm caused by Hurricane Irene.