THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — MAY 17-19
- Star Trek: Into Darkness, $70.6 million
- Iron Man 3, $35.2 million
- The Great Gatsby, $23.4 million
- Pain & Gain, $3.1 million
- The Croods, $2.75 million
- 42, $2.73 million
- Oblivion, $2.2 million
- Mud, $2.16 million
- Peeples, $2.15 million
- The Big Wedding, $1.1 million
BEN AFFLECK’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ FINALE POSTS AVERAGE RATINGS: The season finale of Saturday Night Live featuring Ben Affleck with musical guest Kanye West earned mediocre ratings and was down 10% from last year’s finale with Mick Jagger. This season’s highest rated episode was when Justin Timberlake hosted on March 9th.
CHARLIE ROSE HEADING TO PBS PRIMETIME: PBS will be launching a new primetime show on Fridays starting in July called Charlie Rose Weekend. According to Deadline, the show will combine highlights from his late night show with new interviews and discussions of topics in politics, science, business, culture, media and sports and will replace the network’s Need to Know news mag.
CHRIS EVANS BEING EYED FOR STEPHEN KING PROJECT: Captain America star Chris Evans is in talks to star in an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Ten O’Clock People from his book of short stories called Nightmares and Dreamscapes. Justin Long was previously attached to the project but had to back out due to scheduling conflicts.
BBC RENEWS ‘DOCTOR WHO’: BBC has announced that Steven Moffat will return to play Doctor Who for an eight season. There is also a 50th anniversary special slated to air on the network on November 23rd.
‘WORLD WAR Z’ TO OPEN 35TH MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: It was announced at Cannes that Paramount’s World War Z will open the Moscow International Film Festival being held June 20th to 29th. The film opens in the United States on June 21st.
NEW FOSSIL NAMED AFTER JOHNNY DEPP: Scientists have named a newly discovered fossil after Johnny Depp because of its resemblance to the actor’s character Edward Scissorhands. According to David Legg of London’s Imperial College, the half-billion-year-old fossil was named Kooteninchela deppi because of the creature’s isolated claws.
SHARON AND OZZY OSBOURNE HIT THE RED CARPET TOGETHER: Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne seem to be making strides to improve their marriage. After being spotted getting cozy together at lunch on Saturday (May 18th,) the couple appeared happy while walking the red carpet at an event in Beverly Hills with their daughter Kelly later in the evening.
JAMES FRANCO PAINTS A MURAL IN WILLIAMSBURG: While most actors make the rounds on the talk show circuit to promote a new film, James Franco decided to paint a mural in Brooklyn. James created a mural called “This is The End” which features portraits of all of his co-stars from the upcoming movie of the same name.
EVA LONGORIA HAS A WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Eva Longoria suffered a wardrobe malfunction while walking the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (May 18th.) The Desperate Housewives actress was attending a screening of Jimmy P. Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian when she showed the world that she wasn’t wearing any underwear by hiking up her dress to avoid rain puddles and to walk up a set of stairs.
JENNIFER LAWRENCE ALMOST LITERALLY BECAME THE GIRL ON FIRE: Jennifer Lawrence almost became the girl on fire at The Hunger Games: Catching Fire party in Cannes when an eight-foot column with a platter of candles reportedly fell on top of her and Liam Hemsworth. According to E! News, nobody was injured by the fall and the two actors seemed to laugh off the incident.
Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart Are Over
It appears that the eternal love of Edward Cullen and Bella Swan has reached its expiration date. Though reps for the actors have not confirmed or denied the rumors, sources tell People that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have called it quits for the time being.
According to the website, the breakup may have something to do with Rob ditching out on his 27th birthday plans that Kristen supposedly planned for him. E! News is reporting that the couple will continue to live together to take care of their dogs even though Kristen is “heartbroken” about the breakup.
- Sources also believe that this may just be a temporary break and that they will be back together again especially if they continue to see each other often.