TERI HATCHER DIRECTING: Teri Hatcher will reportedly make her directorial debut on the ABC Family series, Jane By Design. Hatcher will also appear in four episodes. She said, “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to direct. So many of the crew and cast of ‘Desperate Housewives’ have been encouraging me to do this for a long time, from Vanessa Williams, James Denton, to the talented camera crew department and producers. Now that I have time, I’m excited to whole heartedly conquer new ventures,” Jane By Design returns to ABC Family on June 5 at 9pm.
RAMBO 5 IN THE WORKS: Sylvester Stallone is reportedly writing a draft for one final installment of Rambo. According to MTV, this will be the fifth Rambo blockbuster. Stallone said, “I know there is. It’s one thing where you lay down the final culmination of your life where you can articulate it, but also act on it where he realizes what his destiny really is. It’s not to be a farmer, it’s not to be obscure – it’s to go out in a blaze of glory in a heroic fashion… That’s who he is. I’m working on a formula for it right now.”
E!’S GETTING SCRIPTED: E! is reportedly slating the development of new scripted programs. Kevin Spacey, Michael DeLuca, John Wells and writers from series like Gossip Girl, Brothers & Sisters and CSI are also reportedly getting onboard. Some of the shows to be unveiled include: Anne of Hollywood, based on the best-selling novel by Carol Wolper, Dorothy, inspired by the books, Dorothy and The Wizard of Oz and Fascination Street, a then and now look at the relationship between two brothers starting a band.
AMY POEHLER’S LITTLE MAN: Amy Poehler and Will Arnett have two children together, Archie, 3, and Abel, 20 months. Amy told David Letterman that Archie is wise beyond his years. She said, “He knows when I’m going out if I’m dressed up or if I have shoes on. Like today, when I was dressed up to come here, he said, ‘Where ya going?’ I said, ‘I’m going out,’ and he said, ‘With who?’ I said, ‘I’m going to see some friends.’ I didn’t want to tell him about you. I didn’t want to confuse him. Archie then said, ‘Put on a coat,’ ‘Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do.’ I was like, ‘What? Read? You’re three!’”
COURTNEY WAGNER ARRESTED: Natalie Wood and Jack Wagner’s daughter, Courtney was involved in a heated altercation inside of her Malibu home that reportedly ended with a gunshot. According to TMZ, authorities found both cocaine and heroin in the home. Courtney is reportedly charged with suspicion of felony drug possession and is currently out on bail.
GUY FIERI’S STOLEN CAR FOUND: Cops have reportedly recovered Guy Fieri’s missing yellow Lamborghini after it was stolen last year. The car is worth roughly $200,000 and was stolen in March 2011 after the crook broken into the British Motor Car Distributors dealership in San Francisco and stole the car through a window. According to TMZ, the cops found the car after they arrested a 17-year-old boy on a gun charge and decided to search his storage unit. Fieri said, “I would like to thank the Marin County Sheriff’s office and the Mill Valley Police Department for their hard work and effort in the recovery of my car. I’m glad we can put this behind us, and feel better knowing that justice is being served.”
TEEN MOM FORCED TO PAY FOR HOUSE FRAUD: MTV’s Teen Mom Amber Portwood is being forced by the court to pay $673 to the rental home company she formerly lived in. Reportedly, Portwood committed fraud by claiming she qualified for government assistance claimed she qualified due to her low income of only $30,000. In actuality, she reportedly made $280,000 for that year. When the company discovered the fraud they evicted her. She now lives with her grandparents.
MAGGIE GYLLENHALL GIVES BIRTH: Maggie Gyllenhall and Peter Sarsgaard welcomed their second daughter on April 19. Gloria Ray will be the little sister to the couple’s first daughter, Ramona — who was born in 2006.
Ryan Seacrest has joined the Today Show as a special correspondent. According to TheWrap.com, Seacrest will continue his duties at E! and will now contribute to NBC primetime news and NBC entertainment programming — starting with this summer’s London Olympics coverage. Seacrest said he is eager and excited to take on a larger role.
He said, “I am humbled to have the confidence of NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke, Ted Harbert, Bonnie Hammer and many others within the NBCUniversal family, to strategically extend my relationship to encompass NBC programming.”
- Meanwhile, Ryan has reportedly just put his six bedroom, six and a half bathroom Mediterranean mansion for sale for a little less that $12 million. The 10,000 square foot main house in California, also includes a guest house, pool, tennis court, wine cellar and screening room. No word on where Ryan is planning on moving to.