THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — APRIL 26-28
- Pain & Gain, $20 million
- Oblivion, $17.4 million
- 42, $10.7 million
- The Big Wedding, $7.5 million
- The Croods, $6.6 million
- G.I. Joe: Retaliation, $3.6 million
- Scary Movie 5, $3.5 million
- Olympus Has Fallen, $2.8 million
- The Place Beyond the Pines, $2.7 million
- Jurassic Park in 3-D, $2.3 million
REPORT: ANNE HATHAWAY SMOKES WEED: The National Enquirer is reporting that Anne Hathaway’s husband Adam Schulman has gotten her into smoking pot. The tabloid claims to have a number of photographs of Anne holding a homemade blunt with a lot of booze bottles around. Friends are reportedly worried that Adam has brought Anne down a bad path.
‘X FACTOR’ ALUM HANGS WITH SELENA GOMEZ: X Factor season two runner-up Carly Rose Sonenclar was photographed enjoying a dinner in NYC last week with Selena Gomez sparking rumors that Selena may be mentoring the 13-year-old singer. Carly tweeted a photo of the pair hanging out along with the message, “So fun hanging out with @selenagomez tonight! She is humble and so talented! Have fun at the MTV Upfronts tomorrow!”
JEFFREY WRIGHT ARRESTED FOR DWI: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire actor Jeffrey Wright was arrested for DWI in New York on Saturday (April 27th.) According to TMZ, Jeffrey was pulled over for a traffic violation at 3 A.M. and then failed a field sobriety test. Wright will be playing Beetee in the upcoming sequel based on the best-selling novel.
LINDSAY LOHAN DROPPED FROM ENDORSEMENT DEAL: Lindsay Lohan has been dropped from a $500,000 endorsement deal with clothing and lifestyle brand Odaingerous. The company’s director and CEO told Radar Online, “In light of the recent conviction of actress Lindsay Lohan, clothing and lifestyle brand, Odaingerous is officially withdrawing its offer for an endorsement agreement of actress Lindsay Lohan as the face of the brand. We wish her the best on her recovery and future pursuits.”
CLINT EASTWOOD SPOTTED WITHOUT WEDDING RING: With his wife in rehab and rumors of marital troubles, Clint Eastwood was photographed on the streets of Manhattan over the weekend without his wedding ring on. TMZ reported that their relationship issues played a major part in what drove Dina Eastwood to seek treatment for depression and anxiety.
ZACH BRAFF’S KICKSTARTER MAKES $2 MILLION: The kickstarter campaign started by Zach Braff to help finance his next film reached its $2 million goal in only a few short days. Zach’s upcoming project Wish I Was Here launched on Wednesday (April 24th) and received over 28,000 backers by Saturday (April 27th.)
JOHNNY DEPP EYED FOR ‘INTO THE WOODS': Disney is reportedly in the process of signing Johnny Depp to star in their film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods. Meryl Streep is also rumored to be a part of the project.
SHERRI SHEPHERD WANTS AN EX ‘CHEETAH GIRL’ FOR ‘THE VIEW': Sherri Shepherd told Us magazine that she would like to see former Disney star Adrienne Bailon replace Joy Behar on The View. She told the magazine, “I want everyone to stay, but Joy’s been there for a while and she’s ready to go, so I’m supportive and I’ll miss her. But what do I want? A young Latina voice is very underrepresented, so I would love to see a young Latina sitting at the table. Adrienne Bailon would be so great. She’s awesome and I’m a Cheetah Girls fan.”
J.J. ABRAMS WANTS TO ADAPT STEPHEN KING NOVEL: Director J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot is in talks to buy the rights to Stephen King’s time travel novel 11/22/63. According to Deadline, the story is being considered for a TV adaptation as a series or miniseries. A series based on King’s Under the Dome will air on CBS this summer.
CBS Renews 2 1/2 Men
CBS announced via Twitter on Friday that they have renewed Two and a Half Men for an eleventh season with one big change. Angus T. Jones has been demoted to a recurring role.
Although Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are reportedly getting $700,000 per episode to stay on, 24-year-old Jones will be part of the show in a much lesser capacity. Sources tell Us Weekly that the network really wanted to keep Angus on but he is reportedly pretty done with the show and wants to focus on music now.
- There is no word on whether Angus’ very public denouncement of the show back in November of 2012 played a part in the demotion.
SYLVESTER STALLONE’S ‘ROCKY’ MUSICAL HEADING TO BROADWAY: Sylvester Stallone is aiming to bring his $30 million Rocky musical to Broadway in March 2014. The show debuted in Hamburg, Germany last October.