TOP MOVIE FROM THE PAST WEEKEND
1. The Hobbit
2. Jack Reacher
3. This Is 40
LINDSAY LOHAN DIDN’T WANT TO KISS CHARLIE SHEEN FOR ‘SCARY MOVIE 5′ SCENES? Insiders tell TMZ that there was supposed to be three kisses during the bedroom scene in the movie but Lindsay flat out refused because of Charlie’s wild past. According to sources, they used a body double for some of the kissing scenes and wrote the other scenes out.
‘SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’ RENEWED: Fox’s president of Alternative Entertainment said in a statement, “I couldn’t be more proud of the amazing work that Nigel and the entire So You Think You Can Dance team has done over the past nine seasons. This show is truly one of the most compelling series on television and I can’t wait to bring it back for Season 10.”
RIDLEY SCOTT TO DIRECT TV DRAMA PILOT: The famed director will helm the pilot for a new drama called The Vatican for Showtime.
MADONNA SWEARS AT CONCERT-GOERS IN CHILE: During a sound-check in Santiago, Madonna interrupted her performance of “Human Nature” to single out some smokers in the crowd. She said, “No smoking. If you’re going to smoke cigarettes, I’m not doing a show. You don’t care about me, I don’t care about you. All right? Are we going to play that game? I’m not kidding. I can’t sing if you smoke. Entiendes? You’re looking right at me and smoking cigarettes, like I’m a stupid fucking idiot,” before storming off the stage
CARLY ROSE SOMENCLAR’S FAMILY SAYS LEANN THREW DAUGHTER UNDER THE BUS: According to TMZ, the X Factor contestant’s mom is upset with Leann after she said her 13-year-old daughter was having trouble hitting the right notes during their duet on Tuesday (December 18th). Sources tell the site the family feels Carly not only performed like a pro, but did better than Leann at her own song.
MARK WAHLBERG CONFIRMS ‘TED 2′: Mark Wahlberg told Collider.com that Seth MacFarlane is working on a sequel to their hit film Ted. Wahlberg says Seth’s ideas for Ted 2 are “sick.”
ZAC EFRON JOINS JFK CONSPIRACY MOVIE: Zac Efron has joined the all-star cast of Parkland – a film exploring the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, and Jacki Weaver are also attached.
ROSE MCGOWAN TO GUEST STAR ON ‘ONCE UPON A TIME’: Rose McGowan has been cast to play the young version of Barbara Hershey’s character Cora on Once Upon A Time. She will appear in a flashback during an episode showing the origin story of the character.
‘DARK KNIGHT’ TRAILER WAS YOUTUBE’S MOST WATCHED OF 2012: The Dark Knight Rises was YouTube’s most watched movie trailer of the year. Skyfall, Ted, and Hunger Games also made the top 10.
BEN AFFLECK DROPS OUT OF ‘FOCUS’: Ben Affleck has dropped out of playing the veteran con artist role in the film Focus. He had been scheduled to co-star with Kristen Stewart.
Recently divorced Jennie Garth continues to deny that she and former Beverly Hills, 90210 co-star Luke Perry are dating. The pair have sparked rumors since they’ve started spending a lot time together after Garth’s divorce from Peter Facinelli — her husband of 11 years.
The actress told OMG! Yahoo, “We’re just really close friends. I love him so much, dating him might be weird!” She admitted that there is an undeniable chemistry between her and Luke which they are hoping to capitalize on in an upcoming project. She went on to say, “We’re going to start having our creative meetings with writers and producers in the new year.”