THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — JUNE 13-15
- 22 Jump Street, $60 million
- How to Train Your Dragon 2, $50 million
- Maleficent, $19 million
- Edge of Tomorrow, $16.2 million
- The Fault in Our Stars, $15.7 million
- X-Men: Days of Future Past, $9.5 million
- Godzilla, $3.2 million
- A Million Ways to Die in the West, $3.1 million
- Neighbors, $2.5 million
- Chef, $2.3 million
’22 JUMP STREET’ TOPS WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: 22 Jump Street topped the weekend box office by raking in an estimated $60 million its first weekend in theaters. How To Train A Dragon 2 landed second with $50 million and Maleficent at Number Three with $19 million. Rounding out the Top Five were Edge of Tomorrow with $16.1 million and The Fault In Our Stars with $15.7 million.
‘KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS’ LOSING STEAM: The ratings for Keeping Up with The Kardashian have continued to go down and with one more season left, the show may longer be profitable for the E! network. Showbix blogger Nikki Finke recently wrote, “The show’s Season 9B premiere was down -29% in P18-49 vs Season 8, and down -17% vs S9A premiere, and down -10% vs S9A finale. Let’s not forget that Seasons S8 and S9A were down from S7, etc. The Kardashians are krashing.” The show is still the highest rated show on the network.
KATHY GRIFFIN TO HOST 2014 DAYTIME EMMYS: Kathy Griffin has been tapped to host the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will stream live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 22nd. Griffin said in a released statement, “I am beyond thrilled to be hosting what I’m told is the most important television event of the year. Knowing that over 100 million people from every corner of the planet will be watching, I will try to keep my nerves at bay and deliver a great show . . . I can only hope that at the end of the evening, critics and fans alike will compare it to the experience they once had watching Neil Armstrong take man’s first step on the moon. My only regret is knowing that this epic evening will distract millions of viewers from enjoying this year’s World Cup. I apologize to FIFA.”
KYLIE JENNER HAS A NEW BOYFRIEND?: 16 year-old Kylie Jenner was photographed getting nuzzled by 20 year-old Miles Richie in a Mercedes on Friday, June 13th, in Los Angeles. Richie is the son of Lionel Richie. Jenner also colored her hair on Friday, she wrote on Instagram, “Back to black.”
RICHARD DREYFUSS’ WIFE ARRESTED FOR DUI: Actor Richard Dreyfuss‘ wife, Svetlana Dreyfuss, was arrested on June 2nd and charged with DUI and hit-and-run. She allegedly crashed into a wooden fence and severed a high pressure water house in Encinitas, California. She left the scene but was pulled over 2 miles away. Svetlana told officers she only had one glass of wine.
KRIS JENNER POST FATHERS DAY MESSAGES TO KANYE, SCOTT AND BRUCE: Kris Jenner posted a photo collage on Instagram for Fathers Day and to celebrate North West‘s first birthday. Jenner wrote, “Happy 1st Birthday to my beautiful Granddaughter North!!!! . . . You are an angel and I love you so very much!!! #lovebug #pinchthosecheeks.” To Bruce she wrote, “Happy Fathers Day #BruceJenner !!! . . . What an amazing Dad you are!!!! Love you!!! #Family #Love.”
JENNA FISCHER WELCOMES BABY GIRL: Jenna Fischer and her husband, Lee Kirk, shared a photo of their daughter. The couple told E! News, “We are pleased to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Marie Kirk . . . Born May 25, 2014. The family is doing great. We are happy, healthy and sleepy.”
Harrison Ford’s Injury Quite Serious
Actor Harrison Ford was recently injured on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII when he was hit by the door of the Millennium Falcon, his famous space ship in the sci-fi series. Initial reports downplayed the ankle injury but according to PerezHilton.com, the injury could be a lot more serious. A source said, “We were told he had some pelvic injuries and may have had a chest x-ray. There’s talk his ankle is actually broken. And he may still be in the hospital. It’s not known when he’ll be ready to start filming again.”
- The actor’s son, Ben Ford, was quoted as saying that he will have to be shot from the waist up for the time being.
- Some of the films other stars including Lupita Nyong’o, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill were so upset that they’ve allegedly asked that everything on the set be triple checked. The source explained, “The cast is livid. They are openly questioning the safety of sets. They’ve asked for everything to be triple-checked.”
- Ford’s wife, Calista Flockhart, has flown to England to be by his side.