THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — MARCH 1-3
- Jack the Giant Slayer, $28 million
Identity Thief, $9.7 million
21 & Over, $9 million
The Last Exorcism Part II, $8 million
Snitch, $7.7 million
Escape From Planet Earth, $6.7 million
Safe Haven, $6.3 million
Silver Linings Playbook, $5.9 million
A Good Day to Die Hard, $4.5 million
Dark Skies, $3.6 million
EMMA STONE’S STRANGE TWEET: Emma Stone posted and then quickly deleted a strange tweet that some are speculating exposed a bit of jealousy toward Andrew Garfield’s on-screen romance with Shailene Woodley in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The Easy A actress wrote, “nawder nad islasehne tsintgi ni a erte” which happens to be an anagram for “Andrew and Shailene sitting in a tree.”
QUEEN ELIZABETH II HOSPITALIZED: Queen Elizabeth II has been hospitalized with a stomach bug. The 86-year-old was admitted on Sunday (March 3rd) and is expected to remain under observation for about two days.
JOSH DUHAMEL HAS CONVERSATIONS WITH HIS UNBORN BABY: Safe Haven star Josh Duhamel reveals in a new interview with People that he has full conversations with his unborn baby that he is expecting with Fergie. He tells the magazine, “I’m trying my best to communicate from beyond the womb. Whether it can hear me, I don’t know, but I’m talking to it a lot.”
KYLIE JENNER RUMORED TO BE DATING JADEN SMITH: Kylie Jenner has been spending a lot of time with Jaden Smith during a trip to London for Justin Bieber’s birthday party sparking rumors that they are dating. They were photographed getting cozy at Kanye West’s concert on March 1st and again heading out for a sushi dinner with Will Smith on March 2nd.
DAVID BECKHAM DENIES USING BODY DOUBLE FOR H&M ADS: During an interview on French TV, David Beckham took a moment to shoot down the reports that he used a body double for all of the shots of him below the waist for his recent H&M underwear campaign. He told the interviewer, “I can say the crotch is mine and the backside is mine as well. Someone said that I had a stand-in for my bum, but no, I can confirm that’s my bum.”
HEIDI KLUM JOINS ‘AMERICAS GOT TALENTS’: Heidi Klum has joined the judging panel for the upcoming season of Americas Got Talent. She joins the recently announced Mel B and returning judges Howard Stern and Howie Mandel.
‘KICK-ASS 2′ RELEASE DATE PUSHED: After being pushed from March to June, the release date for Kick-Ass 2 has been moved once again. The sequel starring Jim Carrey will hit theaters on August 16th.
NEW DETAILS ON SEASON THREE OF ‘AMERICAN HORROR STORY’: Dylan McDermott revealed more details about the third season of American Horror Story during a PaleyFest event honoring show creator Ryan Murphy. He made reference to Kathy Bates being perfect for the show and then confirmed the long-suspected rumor that the season will focus on the Salem witch trials.
FORMER MODEL SUING ‘MAD MEN’: Gita Hall May, a fashion model during the 1950s and 1960s is suing Mad Men producer Lionsgate Entertainment for using her image in the opening credits of the show. The suit alleges that May only gave permission for that image to be used as a Revlon ad and “not forty years later as a key element in the title sequence of a cable television series.”
ALEXIS BLEDEL JOINS FOX SITCOM: Gilmore Girls’ Alexis Bledel has signed on as the female lead opposite Jason Ritter in the new Fox sitcom Friends & Family. The series is based on the UK series Gavin & Stacey.
MODERN FAMILY STARS STUCK IN AN ELEVATOR
The Kansas City Fire Department had to be called to save Modern Family’s Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson on Friday (March 1st) while they were attending a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club. According to the Kansas City Star, the actors were delayed in their arrival because an elevator at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel broke down trapping the three co-stars and 12 other people.
The trio seemed to take it all in stride as they posted pictures and a video of their predicament to Twitter while awaiting rescue. It took about an hour before they were free and finally made it to the Kids Night Out 2013 fundraiser where they were headlining.
- The stars’ appearance at the fundraiser helped break attendance records for a Boys & Girls Club event with about 1,500 guests.