PENELOPE CRUZ DESIGNS LINGERIE LINE: Penelope and her sister Monica are creating a lingerie line for Agent Provocateur. Cruz said, “We have always been huge fans of Agent Provocateur and both of us are very much looking forward to this long-term collaboration. We feel extremely happy to become part of this great team.” The line will hit stores in time the 2013 Fall and Winter seasons.
‘CHICAGO FIRE’ GETS ORDER FOR FIVE MORE SCRIPTS: NBC has ordered five more scripts of Chicago Fire which stars Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer.
ANGELINA NOT RETURNING FOR ‘WANTED’ SEQUEL: Wanted screenwriters Derek Haas and Michael Brandt say there’s no chance of an Angelina Jolie return for the movie’s sequel. Hass tells Hollywood.com, “[Her character] gets shot in the head and everyone’s like, ‘Oh, are you going to bring back Fox?’ I said, ‘Did you see the bullet go into her head?’” He did say, though, that James McAvoy will return as Wesley.
MARIA BAMFORD JOINS CAST OF ‘ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT’: The Huffington Post reports that comedian Maria Bamford will appear in multiple episodes of the 2013 season of Arrested Development.
ZAC EFRON AUCTIONS DATE FOR CHARITY: Zac has teamed up with CharityBuzz.com to raise money for ‘Communities in Schools Los Angeles.’ Fans get to place bids for an hour-long date with Zac through October 31st.
LINDSAY LOHAN’S PUBLICIST HAS QUIT: Steve Honig has reportedly resigned . A source tells E! News, “He’s resigned as Lindsay’s publicist, Wednesday night.” When asked about the resignation, Honig said, “I’m not discussing this out of respect for my client.”
SNOOKI CURSES ON LIVE TV: During an interview with Access Hollywood Live, Snooki accidentally dropped an A-bomb followed by an S-bomb — and both aired live. First, when Kit Hoover asked Snooki why people are surprised that she is such a good mother, the Jersey Shore star said, “Cuz they’re a**holes.” She followed that up with, “I was scared that I wasn’t gonna have maternal instincts… cuz I wasn’t really good with kids before… So I’m like ‘sh*t.’”
OLVIA WILDE AND JASON SUDEKIS GOING STRONG: The two were photographed smooching in Rome, where Olivia is shooting The Third Person. According to reports Olivia and Jason shared a pedicab ride and held hands over a bottle of wine on their dinner date.
ASHLEY GREENE AND REEVE CARVEY SPLIT: According to Us Weekly, Ashley and Reeve are over because their schedules have become too hectic.
JETS GET BLAMED IN SANCHEZ-LONGORIA BREAKUP: The New York Jets’ awful season is reportedly to blame in the Eva Longoria-Mark Sanchez breakup. One source tells TMZ, “It’s hard to maintain a relationship when one person is upset all the time,” referring to Sanchez.
JAMES FRANCO DENIES DATING ASHLEY BENSON AND OTHERS: In a Huffington Post piece, James said, “I also hear that I’ve been dating Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart and Ashley Benson. Hot damn, am I a lucky guy. I wish I had actually gotten closer than the 13th row of the theater in Toronto where Kristen gave her On the Road Q and A, but I didn’t; not only did I not talk to her, I didn’t even go to the SoHo house where I supposedly asked her out on a date. As for Gomez and Benson, those are Bieber’s girls and I wouldn’t dare tangle with the Biebs. I heard he wants to kick my a**. Yikes!”
JUDI DENCH ROCKS GEM TATTOO: At the London premiere for the latest 007 movie, Skyfall, Judi Dench sported some interesting neck “jewelry.” The 77-year-old Dame had adhesive jewels arranged on her neck to form “007.”
Jessica Biel is legally changing her name to Jessica Timberlake. She tells People, “Yes, I’m changing my name. My professional name will still be the same, but for life, yes, I think it sounds great. I think I really won the jackpot of names.”
- Jessica and Justin got married last Friday (October 19th) in southern Italy.