THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — MAY 11-13
The Avengers, $103.2 million
Dark Shadows, $28.8 million
Think Like a Man, $6.3 million
The Hunger Games, $4.4 million
- The Lucky One, $4.1 million
The Pirates! Band of Misfits, $3.2 million
The Five-Year Engagement, $3.1 million
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, $2.7 million
Chimpanzee, $1.6 million
Girl in Progress, $1.4 million
CHRIS HEMSWORTH IS A FATHER: Chris Hemsworth is a father. The Avengers star and his wife Elsa Pataky welcomed a baby girl on Friday (May 11th). The actor, 28, told USA Today that they’ve named the baby India because “We love the country and love the name.”
KRIS HUMPHRIES MOCKS KANYE: Kris Humphries took a shot at his ex Kim Kardashian’s new boyfriend in a Funny or Die video. The NBA player stars in a new skit, in which talent agents are convincing him to brand himself as a jerk. When they give him a pair of striped white sunglasses similar to the ones Kanye West famously sported in his “Stronger” video, Kris responds, “Guys, this feels terrible.” The agents then say, “Well, that’s cause you have the wrong sunglasses. We don’t want you to look like an (bleep), we want you to look like a douchebag.” Check out the video: http://bit.ly/JILz9a
BEN AFFLECK THANKS THE MOMS IN HIS LIFE: Ben Affleck is a great husband and son. The actor/director/activist gave a shout-out to the moms in his life on Sunday, saying on Facebook, “I want to say Happy Mother’s Day to the moms in my life: my mom Chris and my amazing wife Jennifer, who is an incredible, spectacular, world-class mom.” The message was part of a video that advocates for those raising children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
ASHLEY TISDALE REUNITES WITH BEAU: Ashley Tisdale is giving her relationship with Scott Speer another shot. The two split in December after two years of dating, but have been spotted together again over the past few weeks. Speer seemed to confirm the reunion reports on Twitter after congratulating Ashley on her new development deal with ABC.
NO CHARGES FOR LISA ROBIN KELLY: That 70s Show star Lisa Robin Kelly won’t face charges stemming from her recent domestic violence case. TMZ.com reported that the alleged victim — Kelly’s male roommate — has decided not to press charges against her. Because he refused to cooperate with authorities, it was impossible for them to pursue a case. The arrest caused a stir because of Kelly’s crazed appearance in her mug shot. She insists she was not drunk or high at the time of her arrest.
CHELSEA HANDLER DROPS OUT OF MOVIE: Chelsea Handler might be rethinking her career transition to acting. Variety reported that the 37-year-old has dropped out of the upcoming film The Mall because of scheduling conflicts. Gina Gershon will replace Chelsea in the drama, which “follows five suburban strangers whose paths cross over the course of one hellish night at a shopping mall, where a drug-addled madman goes on a shooting spree.”
‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’ SET BURNS DOWN: A popular set used for the CW’s Vampire Diaries burned down late last week. TMZ.com reported that The Mystic Grill — the center of their fictional town Mystic Falls — was devastated by a fire after a truck smashed into an electrical pole behind the building. No actors were on location as filming wrapped in April.
AMBER RILEY CLARIFIES ‘GLEE’ TWEET: Amber Riley says she’s not leaving Glee after all. The actress caused a stir after sending a tweet that implied she was done filming the Fox series. However she later clarified, “My tweet apparently has been misconstrued. I was not confirming I was leaving the show. Just stating that I would miss being in the classroom everyday with the cast and that would be changing. Thanks for the support guys That’s the good and bad thing about twitter. It can be used to extinguish rumors but it also spreads them like wildfire!”
CATHERINE ZETA-JONES JOINS ‘RED 2′: Catherine-Zeta Jones has joined the case of Red 2. Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, and Helen Mirren will reportedly all be returning to the sequel to reprise their characters from the original.
CBS has cancelled CSI: Miami after ten years. The show is already off the air, having had its episode order cut to 19 to make room for another show. Star Eva LaRue recently said that she would be disappointed if the show didn’t get renewed since it didn’t have a proper send off. She told Kelly Ripa last month, “It’s not fair, we didn’t get to tie it up right. After 10 seasons, we ended in a bar. That doesn’t seem right.”
The CW is renewing Hart of Dixie, featuring Rachel Bilson and Jaime King, Gossip Girl, Nikita, The Vampire Diaries, and 90210. Among the high-profile shows that didn’t make the cut were Sarah Michelle Gellar’s drama Ringer and fantasy series The Secret Circle. The network also confirmed that they’ll run The Carrie Diaries, a Sex and the City prequel series, in the fall.
The Office will return for another season without Steve Carell. NBC announced its fall schedule, which included The Office, as well as a third season of The Voice. Meanwhile, even though they have not been cancelled, Smash and The Biggest Loser will be held back for the first few months of the season as six new series debut.
Two and a Half Men has officially been renewed for a tenth season. It had been widely reported that Ashton Kutcher and the gang would be back, but CBS had yet to confirm it until now. CBS also renewed The Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly.