STUNT DOUBLES USED TO COVER SCARJO’S PREGNANCY IN NEWEST ‘AVENGERS’ FILM: Three stunt doubles were used to hide Scarlett Johansson‘s baby bump in Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Johansson became pregnant just before filming began, but according to Entertainment Weekly, director Joss Whedon chose not to trim any of her scenes. To accommodate the actress, doubles were used for the action sequences and visual effects artists will graft Johansson’s face on to their bodies in post-production.
‘TRUE BLOOD’ STAR CAST IN ‘DAREDEVIL’: True Blood Star, Deborah Ann Woll has been cast as the leading lady in the upcoming Netflix series, Daredevil. Woll will play Karen Page, the title-character’s love interest. In the comics, Page is the secretary at the Law Firm of Nelson & Murdock, who eventually learns of Matt Murdock’s secret life as a superhero.
KUTCHER AND CRYER TO BE WED ON ‘TWO AND A HALF MEN’: The leads of Two and a Half Men will be heading down the aisle in the final season of the show. CBS boss Nina Tassler told reporters that Ashton Kutcher‘s character Walden will be looking to adopt a child and will struggle as a single, straight man. His solution will be to propose to Jon Cryer‘s character Alan so that they can adopt as a gay couple.
BROADWAY VET AND ’30 ROCK’ STAR ELAINE STRITCH DIES: Tony and Emmy award winning actress, Elaine Stritch died Thursday (July 17) at her home in Birmingham, Michigan. She was 89. Stritch had a 70-year career in show business. Her one-woman show, Elaine Stritch at Liberty earned her a Tony award in 2001. Some of her biggest Broadway productions include Noel Coward’s Sail Away — and Stephen Sondheim’s Company, but most recently she played Alec Baldwin’s mother on 30 Rock. She won an Emmy for that role.
CANDY LAND’ FILM FACES LAWSUIT: A lawsuit filed Wednesday (July 16) could prevent the Candy Land film, starring Adam Sandler from going into production. Landmark Entertainment Group, creators of the Candy Land characters on which the movie will be based, claims that the toy company Hasbro does not have the right to license Sony’s Columbia Pictures to make a film based on Candy Land characters and environments. According to the lawsuit, the game, which has been around since the forties, was completely overhauled in 1984 when Landmark created original artwork, storylines and characters like King Kandy, Lord Licorice and Princess Lolly.
PAM ANDERSON AND RICK SALOMON SPOTTED MAKING OUT, DESPITE PENDING DIVORCE: Despite filing for divorce earlier this month, Pam Anderson was photographed making out with husband Rick Salomon in Malibu on Wednesday (July 16). Pam listed the date of their separation as July 3, only six months into their second marriage to one another. They were previously married for two months in 2007.
CANDACE CAMERON BURE DISCUSSES SEX LIFE: During an interview with The Doctors‘ Dr. Rachael Ross this week, Candace Cameron Bure hinted that she and her husband of 18 years, Valeri Bure, still have a very active sex life. The actress said “We have to schedule time together. But the other part is making sure that we stay connected sexually. That’s a very fulfilling part of a marriage. When you’re happy sexually, it kinda just balances the rest of the stuff out. You’re not so mad at each other; you’re not nitpicking at the little things.”
ANNA PAQUIN DEBUTS NEW PUPRLE MANE: Anna Paquin has said goodbye to Sookie Stackhouse by getting rid of the character’s classic blond hair. The actress tweeted a photo of herself with purple hair, captioned with the phrase, “just fulfilled my teen dream of being a mermaid.” Her husband and True Blood co-star Steven Moyer responded, “you look amazing. #sookie is no more”
COURTNEY STODDEN WEARS LETTUCE BIKINI FOR PETA: Courtney Stodden wore a bikini made of lettuce in order to protest the meat industry’s annual Hot Dog Lunch on National Hot Dog Day. The 19-year-old worked with PETA to hand out veggie dogs outside of Capitol Hill while wearing a button that said “Go Veg!” this isn’t the first time Stodden has worn a lettuce bikini for Pita. She sported a similar outfit in July 2013 for an anti-animal cruelty event.
OLIVIA WILDE INSTAGRAMS PHOTO OF SON, OTIS: Olivia Wilde instagrammed a photo of her son Otis that showcases the baby’s dark brown eyes – which he seems to have inherited from father, Jason Sudekis. The photo shows Wilde holding the baby while wearing a “Rock and Roll” sweatshirt as she takes a walk.
Scott Disick Admitted For Alcohol Poisoning
Scott Disick was admitted to the hospital with alcohol poisoning last month, following a blowout with Kourtney Kardashian. Sources close to Disick and the Kardashians told TMZ that he had been binge drinking at a Hamptons night club on June 22nd when he became so drunk that he could barely put a sentence together. He was admitted to Southampton Hospital and tested for drugs, but doctors concluded that it was alcohol poisoning. The incident occurred only days after Kardashian threw Scott out of their Hamptons rental. However, things are looking up for Disick who sources say hasn’t had a drink since and is getting counseling from Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. – the minister who married Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.