Charlie Hunnam’s Replacement Found
Jamie Dornan is replacing Charlie Hunnam in Fifty Shades of Grey. Jamie is a former Calvin Klein underwear model, a musician and a former boyfriend to Keira Knightly. He played a sherriff on ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”
PAULY D’S BABY MAMA LIED ABOUT ABORTION: TMZ is reporting that Pauly D’s baby mama is trying to shop around text messages he sent her trying to convince her to get an abortion. Sources tell the website that she even took money for the procedure but ultimately decided to keep the child. The Jersey Shore star tweeted a response to the rumors on Thursday (October 24th) saying, “Sometimes in life things aren’t planned and they may even scare you at first, but they end up being a blessing.” The 33-year-old has reportedly filed court documents in Las Vegas hoping to convince a judge to grant him full custody of his daughter.
KATHARINE MCPHEE’S ‘SMASH’ DIRECTOR KICKED OUT BY WIFE: Smash director Michael Morris was allegedly kicked out his home by wife Mary McCormack after he broke the news that photos of him kissing Katharine McPhee were set to be released online. McPhee is also married but sources say she has been separated from her husband for at least six months. Another source told Us Weekly that Katherine is completely embarrassed that they were caught. Michael and Mary have three young children together.
‘HOMELAND’ STAR GIVES BIRTH: Homeland star Morena Baccarin gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday (October 22nd.) A rep for the actress told People that Morena and husband Austin Chick have named their son Julius and he weighed in at just under eight pounds. The rep added, “Julius and his mother are happy and healthy.”
DINA LOHAN BLAMES THE PAPARAZZI FOR DRUNK DRIVING INCIDENT: While Lindsay Lohan continues to fight off rumors that she is maintaining her sobriety, her mother was in court on Wednesday (October 23rd) facing drunk driving charges from her arrest on September 12th. Dina was subjected to a court-ordered evaluation which revealed, “There is no indication that Dina suffers from alcohol abuse or dependency. Her record is remarkably unblemished. Therefore, treatment is not being recommended. It is my professional opinion that the circumstances leading to Dina’s arrest were largely impacted from the ongoing daily stresses caused by the paparazzi, the media attention and distorted tabloid character profiles.” Dina entered her not guilty plea in the case last month.
KATIE HOLMES AND SURI CRUISE GO ON SAFARI: Katie Holmes took time off from filming The Giver in South Africa last weekend to take her daughter Suri Cruise on a safari. The duo was photographed dressed appropriately down to check out some wild animals at the Aquila Game Reserve in Cape Town. Katie was also photographed out and about the following night enjoying a post-work dinner with co-stars Taylor Swift and Alexander Skarsgard.
‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL’ CAST TO REUNITE FOR CHARITY: The High School Musical reunion teased about earlier this week is becoming a reality for a one-night-only special performance for charity. Monique Coleman organized the event taking place in December to benefit her nonprofit web series GimmeMo’ Foundation. The reunion will be a private party but fans can donate $3 to the fundraiser for a chance to win the grand prize — a trip to L.A. for you and a friend to join the cast at their VIP homecoming party. Returning cast members include Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel, Kaycee Stroh, Olesya Rulin, and the film’s director Kenny Ortega. Zac Efron will not be at the event but will record a special video for the special winner. Enter here: http://bit.ly/1ifZ7K4
NBC TO REBOOT ‘MURDER SHE WROTE': Deadline is reporting that NBC has ordered a reboot of Murder She Wrote starring Octavia Spencer in the role originated by Angela Lansbury. According to the website, “This re-imagining of Murder She Wrote is a light, contemporary procedural, in the vein of Bones or Fargo, following a hospital administrator and amateur sleuth who self-publishes her first mystery novel. Set in a day where sensational headlines inundate the news, this woman’s avid fascination with true crime leads her to become an active participant in the investigations.” Octavia told Deadline, “I’ve always considered myself an armchair detective and in a recent meeting with Bob Greenblatt, he asked me what type of character would be able to lure me to TV. Naturally, I said ‘J.B. Fletcher’ meets ‘Colombo’…And here we are. I’m ecstatic to have the opportunity to work with Dave Janollari again, and Alex Cunningham a brilliant writer who shares my love for all things mysterious and Angela Lansbury.”
‘SUITS’ RENEWED FOR A FOURTH SEASON: USA network has renewed the drama Suits for a fourth season. The network president said in a statement, “Aaron Korsh consistently pushes the boundaries of storytelling and the series promises to deliver a provocative fourth season.” The final six episodes of the show’s third season are set to air in early 2014 with another 16-episode season to follow.
FIRST PICTURE OF BEN FOSTER AS LANCE ARMSTRONG RELEASED: The first photo of Ben Foster channeling Lance Armstrong for a new biopic has been released. The project is based on Irish sports journalist David Walsh’s book Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong. This is another Lance biopic in the works with Bradley Cooper set to star as the disgraced athlete. Check out Ben as Lance: http://bit.ly/1gJXwAL
‘X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST’ TEASER TRAILER RELEASED: A short teaser trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past debuted on Instagram on Thursday (October 24th) which shows Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Lawrence as their mutant alter-egos Wolverine and Mystique. The full trailer is expected to be released on October 29th. The film hits theaters in May. Take a look: http://bit.ly/1bh3HoI
Tori Spelling And Husband Are Broke
Despite a long career in the entertainment industry and being the daughter of one biggest names in television, Tori Spelling and her husband are struggling financially. In a new interview with People, the Beverly Hills 90210 actress confesses that their troubles are so severe that her husband Dean McDermott had to back out of plans to get a vasectomy which run between $350 to $1,000.
The 40-year-old actress explained, “We’re in the entertainment business, and things change year to year. We don’t have a series on the air right now, so we have to be more restrictive of what we can spend, just like anyone who doesn’t currently have a steady job.” She goes on to discuss her former spending habits saying, “I haven’t bought a purse in three years, and it’s fine. I look back at that girl who shopped at Gucci in my 20s, and I can’t even relate. I can’t believe I thought it was important.”
- Tori also addresses her issues with money in her new memoir sTORI Telling saying, “It’s no mystery why I have money problems. I grew up rich beyond anyone’s dreams. Even when I try to embrace a simpler lifestyle, I can’t seem to let go of my expensive tastes.”
- According to ET Online, the family’s money troubles began in 2011 when she and Dean sold their home at a loss and her antique/vintage boutique InvenTORI didn’t take off.
- Tori and Dean are also raising four children — two boys and two girls.