Fronnie Lewis

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Universal Pictures makes a donation to Paul Walker’s charity

Universal Pictures announced today that it will be donating ” a percentage of proceeds” from the upcoming home entertainment release of “Fast & Furious 6” to Paul Walker’s non-profit Reach Out WorldWide. Walker and his friend/fellow racing enthusiast, Roger Rodas, were killed in a fiery crash last Saturday afternoon in Valencia. The 2005 Porsche Carrera GT they were riding in, apparently […]
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Figure skating champ to appear at The Rink in Downtown Burbank

The Rink in Downtown Burbank is getting some star power tomorrow. Olympic gold medal winner, Kristi Yamaguchi,  is scheduled to appear at the temporary ice rink, behind Burbank City Hall, on Wednesday, December 4. Since winning the Olympic gold in women’s singles skating in 1992, Yamaguchi has been very busy with various projects from professional skating to entertainment to philanthropy […]
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Mega Millions jackpot at least $257 million tonight

  The latest Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs tonight, but it’s going to take a lot of luck to win this one. New lottery rules went into place last October, so the odds of winning the jackpot have been jacked up from 1 in 179 million to 1 in 259 million. Lottery officials need to change their promotional […]
Monday, December 2, 2013

“Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Frozen” break records and win box office gold

  The malls and shopping centers were not the only places attracting big crowds over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  A lot of folks bought tickets at movie theaters — allowing the two top films to break records and collect a ton of money. The final numbers came out today and they show the action adventure, “Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” […]
Monday, December 2, 2013

Nearly 80 degree temps in Burbank, but a change is coming

  For the first back to work day after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend,  the weather is going to be terrific in Burbank. Sunny and warm today, with a high at 77-79 here. Meanwhile, in Burbank, Illinois the temperature is expected to top out at 42-43 degrees. Brrrrr! Hey, I think the Media City has the best weather day. However, […]
Sunday, December 1, 2013

“Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker dies in car crash

Condolences coming from many in Hollywood as well as fans of actor, Paul Walker, today.  The 40 year-old co-star of the popular high-octane movie franchise, “Fast & Furious,” was killed when a car he was riding in crashed and exploded into flames around 3:30 p.m in Valencia part of Santa Clarita, yesterday.  First responders found the victims trapped in the […]
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Catching up: Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino is writing another western

Despite this summer’s major flop of “The Lone Ranger” (2013),  one veteran Hollywood screenwriter is still high on the genre. A lot of chatter on the Internet now about Academy Award winning screenwriter, Quentin Tarantino’s new script. It’s another western — but Tarantino says it will be different from “Django Unchained” (2012) — the movie that won him an Oscar […]
Friday, November 29, 2013

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $230 million

A hefty bag of money in the Mega Millions lottery jackpot. That big winner’s pot now stands $230 million. You could really “deck the halls” and shop t’ll you drop with a bundle like that. The winning numbers from last Tuesday’s draw: 27, 44, 59, 74, 75 and the Mega Ball 3.  Not only did no one score the jackpot, […]