THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — JUNE 14-16
- Man of Steel, $113 million
- This Is the End, $20.5 million
- Now You See Me, $10.3 million
- Fast & Furious 6, $9.4 million
- The Purge, $8.2 million
- The Internship, $7 million
- Epic, $6 million
- Star Trek: Into Darkness, $5.6 million
- After Earth, $3.7 million
- Iron Man 3, $2.9 million
CHANNING TATUM SHOWS OFF DAUGHTER ON FATHER’S DAY: White House Down star Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum debuted their two-week-old daughter Everly on Facebook on Sunday (June 16th.) Channing posted a photo of himself holding his bundle of joy next to his wife along with the caption, “First Father’s Day with my girls.” Take a look: http://on.fb.me/11igc1A
BROOKE MUELLER MAY LOSE HER KIDS: TMZ is reporting that Charlie Sheen’s ex, Brooke Mueller, may be losing custody of her children to the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services. The organization reportedly filed legal documents to block Brooke from attempting to get her children back once she leaves rehab until she is able to prove that she is a fit and sober parent.
BINDI IRWIN VICTIM OF DEATH HOAX: Bindi Irwin, the 14-year-old daughter of the late Steve Irwin, became the victim of an internet death hoax on Thursday (June 13th) and had become the #1 “trending now” search on Yahoo! Apparently the rumor started due to a glitch that crossed search queries of Bindi with the stories of her father’s death in 2006.
AMANDA BYNES CONTINUES TO FIGHT ON TWITTER: Amanda Bynes got into a fight with the boyfriend of Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland on Twitter on Saturday. Matt Prokop responded to the former actress’ tweet “If you’re not hot I don’t care about you” by writing, “look in a mirror…Stop getting work done. Save what’s left.” From there the fight escalated with each side making fun of each other for being ugly before Matt wrote, “stop getting work. You were beautiful. Me and Sarah looked up to you. Now you are looking more like a pornstar. #itssad.”
STEPHEN COLBERT’S MOTHER DEAD AT 92: Stephen Colbert’s mother, Lorna Elizabeth Tuck Colbert, passed away on Wednesday (June 12th) at the age of 92. The comedy central host addressed the passing on his show saying, “Evidently, having 11 children makes you tough as nails. Confidential to a lovely lady.”
‘WORLD WAR Z’ TO OFFER $50 MEGATICKET: Paramount Pictures has such high hopes for Brad Pitt’s World War Z that they are offering fans in five U.S. cities a “mega ticket” for $50 that will allow them to see a 3D version of the film two days prior to its official release date, one small popcorn, a pair of custom RealD 3D glass, a limited-edition movie poster, and an HD digital download of the film when it becomes available. Participating theaters are located in Orange County, Houston, San Diego, Atlanta, and Philadelphia.
‘SCANDAL’ UPGRADES SCOTT FOLEY TO SERIES REGULAR: Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes has promoted Scott Foley to series regular for the show’s upcoming third season. Foley released a statement saying, “I’m thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people. Shonda and company have created a troupe of layered, complex characters, and to be able to be part of that is both exciting and humbling.”
DISCOVERY BEING SUED IN WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT: Discovery Communications is being sued by the family of a woman who was killed when pyrotechnics malfunctioned during filming a reality show called Brother in Arms in 2011. The lawsuit reads, “Discovery and Anthropic utilized two pyrotechnic devices that Discovery and Anthropic knew had not been manufactured by a licensed and experienced manufacturer of pyrotechnic devices. Neither Discovery nor Anthropic had sought or obtained any permit from the proper governmental authority authorizing the use of pyrotechnic devices during the production of the Brother in Arms pilot.”
FOUR CAST MEMBERS JOIN ‘GREY’S ANATOMY’ FULL-TIME: Camilla Luddington, Gaius Charles, Jerrika Hinton, and Tessa Ferrer have been promoted to series regulars for the upcoming 10th season of Grey’s Anatomy. Fellow cast member Tina Majorino is reportedly not a part of that list because she is tied to the upcoming TNT drama Legends.
‘TRUE BLOOD’ ACTOR JOINS STAGE PRODUCTION OF ‘A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE’: True Blood’s Joe Manganiello will take on the iconic role of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’ 1947 drama A Streetcar Named Desire at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Conn. The show will run from September 20th through October 12th.