‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ NABS CHARLIZE THERON AND ANDY SAMBERG FOR FINAL TWO EPISODES: Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg have been tapped to host Saturday Night Live for the final two episodes of the season. Theron will host on May 10th with musical guest The Black Keys. She is promoting her new film A Million Ways to Die. SNL alum Samberg will host the May 19th season finale with St. Vincent set as the musical guest. Andy left the sketch comedy show back in 2012.
REHEARSALS BEGIN FOR ‘PITCH PERFECT 2’: Rebel Wilson tweeted a photo on Tuesday (April 22nd) of her first day at rehearsals for the upcoming sequel to Pitch Perfect. The pictures shows her posing with cast members Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Kelley Jakle, Alexis Knapp, and Hanna Mae Lee with the caption, “1st day of PP2 rehearsals!” Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, and Skylar Astin were not in the picture but are reprising their roles in the film which will be released on May 15th, 2015.
VH1 CANCELS ‘BEST WEEK EVER’: VH1 has pulled the plug on pop culture commentary series Best Week Ever. The network said in a statement, “Best Week Ever was a pioneer in pop culture commentary on television when it launched in 2004, delivering its signature blend of comedy and tongue-in-cheek opinions on the most entertaining news and pop culture stories of the previous seven days. The series also served as a national launching pad for many talented creatives and comedians. We thank them, and the viewers who tuned in each week.” The show was first canceled back in 2010 but brought back again in January 2013.
BARBIE MOVIE IN THE WORKS: Sony Pictures is hoping to turn Mattel’s Barbie into the next big movie franchise. Deadline is reporting that the studio is planning to build a live-action comedy around the hugely popular doll line. Former Sex and the City writer Jenny Bicks is penning the script.
DYLAN PENN LANDS MODELING CONTRACT: Sean Penn and Robin Wright’s daughter Dylan Penn has landed a contract with Premier Model Management. The company’s head of special bookings told Vogue, “We are very excited to be working with Dylan. She represents the modern model and muse — so intelligent, with bags of personality and talent. We see great potential.” The 23-year-old has already done a spread in GQ magazine and had an offer to pose in Playboy which she rejected. She also recently did a shoot for Treats magazine and a special campaign for The Gap.
AMANDA SEYFRIED AND JUSTIN LONG MAKE THEIR RED CARPET DEBUT: Amanda Seyfried and Justin Long made their official red carpet debut as a couple on Tuesday night (April 22nd) at the opening night of Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Rumors about their romance first surfaced last summer. The pair were seen bonding backstage at the performance with John Cameron Mitchell and Sam Rockwell. Seyfried co-stars with the show’s star, Neil Patrick Harris, in the upcoming film A Million Ways to Die in the West.
JAMES FRANCO POSTS PHOTO IN BED WITH KEEGAN ALLEN: Pretty Little Liars actor Keegan Allen shared a photo on Tuesday (April 22nd) of himself shirtless in bed with a topless James Franco. The picture was added to his Instagram page along with the message, “Loved seeing of mice and men. And @jamesfrancotv showed me how to do a proper bed selfie.” Keegan co-stars with James in the film Palo Alto which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this week.
‘BACHELORETTE’ CONTESTANT DIES AFTER PARAGLIDING ACCIDENT: Bachelorette contestant Eric Hill passed away on Wednesday (April 23rd) after being severely injured during a paragliding accident on Sunday (April 20th.) His sister shared the news on Facebook saying, “Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away. Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting. It was amazing to be with so many of his friends and family yesterday in the hospital who came to express their love for Eric. He gave us such a gift of a life fully lived and fully shared, and allowed us all to be a part of his last adventure here on earth. It is hard to think of life without his bright spark, but we know he is on to new adventures. We look forward to carrying on his legacy here and greeting him joyfully again someday. I love you so much, little brother!” Eric is set to appear in the upcoming season of the reality show vying for the affection of Andi Dorfman.
JODIE FOSTER MARRIES GIRLFRIEND ALEXANDRA HEDISON: Jodie Foster exchanged vows with her photographer girlfriend Alexandra Hedison last weekend. A rep for the actress has confirmed the news. They started dating sometime last summer and sources told E! at the time, “It’s pretty serious. They’re totally in love.”
RUMER WILLIS SHOWS SKIN IN SKIMPY SKIRT: 25-year-old Rumer Willis attended at DJing gig at the Elle Women in Music concert on Tuesday (April 22nd) wearing a skirt that left little to the imagination. The daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis showed off her pink underwear in an outfit that had two large cut-outs over the thigh. It is unclear whether she intended to give everyone a glimpse of her under-garments or if she was oblivious to being on display.
Shia LaBeouf Versus His Uncle
If you need a loan from Shia LaBeouf, be prepared to pay interest. Sources tell Radar Online that the Nymphomaniac actor hit his uncle Barry Saide with a bill for $193,100.87 as interest on an $800,000 loan back in 2011.
A judge ruled back in February that Barry had to pay back the loan but now Shia has filed new paperwork allegedly requesting five percent interest from the time of the loan in January 11th to April 2012 and then a nine percent rate in the time that has passed since then.
- Shia’s relative is appealing the judgment and asking that the judge overturn the ruling.