JON HAMM CAST AS SPORTS AGENT: Jon Hamm has signed on to play sports agent J.B. Bernstein in the film Million Dollar Arm. The movie is about two Indian sports fans recruited to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates through a reality TV contest.
UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCES ‘PITCH PERFECT’ SEQUEL: Adam Fogelson, head of Universal Pictures, revealed on Tuesday (April 16th) that there will be a sequel to Pitch Perfect coming out in 2015. Original writer Kay Cannon is set to pen part two.
SYFY’S ‘DEFIANCE’ DEBUTS TO SOLID RATINGS: The series premiere of Syfy’s Defiance became the networks most-watched scripted series premiere in seven years. The two-hour opener drew 2.7 million viewers total with 1.3 million adults 18-49 tuning in.
VIN DIESEL ANNOUNCES ‘THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS 7′: Although The Fast and the Furious 6 isn’t opening until May 24th, Vin Diesel announced at CinemaCon that the seventh film in the franchise will be released on July 11th, 2014. He also revealed that the entire cast is set to return.
GWYNETH PALTROW WINS MOST HATED CELEBRITY POLL: Gwyneth Paltrow beat out Kristen Stewart as Star magazine’s annual poll of the most hated celebrity. Jennifer Lopez, John Mayer, and Katherine Heigl rounded out the top five.
AMANDA BYNES POSTS A SELFIE VIDEO: Amanda Bynes has taken her selfie obsession to a new level by uploading a video of herself posing in the bathroom mirror. She posted the minute-long clip along with a caption saying, “I’m Sucking On A Sour Patch Kid Listening To Music Getting Ready For Tonight ” Take a look: http://bit.ly/15gRml6
‘CAKE BOSS’ STAR TWEETS RACIST RESPONSE TO BOSTON TRAGEDY: Cake Boss star Anthony Bellifemine let his anger get the better of him on Monday (April 15) when he tweeted a racist message insinuating that the terrorists behind the attack were foreigners. He wrote, “Let’s just keep letting all these Animals into our country so they can keep attacking us….We even pay for them to go to school how’s that!”
‘BUCKWILD’ STAR HAS A SEX TAPE: Buckwild star Shae Bradley has admitted that she has a sex tape with her ex-boyfriend Jesse J. She told TMZ, “Yes, there is a sex tape and I regret making it with someone who I obviously couldn’t trust and is looking to exploit the relationship we had.” Shae also said that MTV was aware of the tape’s existence before production on the show started.
ASHLEY BENSON SPOTTED GETTING COZY WITH ‘PRETTY LITTLE LIARS’ CO-STAR: Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson was spotted at Coachella getting very close with co-star Tyler Blackburn. Though Benson denied the relationship on Twitter, there are images of them kissing and holding hands circulating online.
Bradley Cooper Is Helping His Mom
One would expect that a multi-million dollar actor and former sexiest man alive has no business living with his parents but Bradley Cooper stepped up and took his mother into his home following the death of his father in 2011. The Silver Linings Playbook star discusses how his family has been dealing with the loss of his dad in an interview for the May issue of Details.
Cooper tells the magazine, “We’re surviving. Both of us. Let’s face it: It’s probably not easy for her, by the way, to be living with her son. It’s life. And right now, two years after my father’s death, this is where we are.” He goes on to say that his family is still dealing with the aftershock of the loss and that they are helping each other through the difficult time. Brad later admits, “Don’t get me wrong. It’s not without complications. It’s not like I live in a compound and she’s in the guesthouse. No. She’s in the next room. But here’s the thing: She’s a cool chick. We can hang, and she can roll with the punches.”
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