Entertainment

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

“Pretty Woman” movie to be revived as a Broadway musical

On New Year’s Day, director Garry Marshall, rode on the award-winning Burbank Rose float, “Lights! Camera! Action!,” weeks later, he’s reportedly in New York working on turning one of his movie hits into a Broadway musical. Marshall and producer Paula Wagner are said to be meeting with potential composers, lyricists, and directors for a “Pretty Woman” stage production, according to the New […]
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Disney’s “Maleficent” new movie poster

You gotta love the wicked new poster for Disney’s “Maleficent.” Angelina Jolie looks devilishly fabulous as the movie’s antagonist. The fantasy adventure tells the dark side of Disney’s version of “Sleeping Beauty.” Maleficent is the villainess and the movie focuses on what turned her into such an evil, ah, witch who would curse the young fairytale princess, Aurora. “Maleficent” opens […]
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Cartoon Network offers up some classics and newbies

The Cartoon Network, introduced its new line-up of programs yesterday and the list includes original animation and the reboot of some classic cartoons starring familiar characters like Scooby-Doo, Bugs Bunny, and Tom and Jerry. Among the new programs, a miniseries called “Over the Wall” with voices from Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings Trilogy), Collin Dean (The War at Home) and […]
Sunday, March 9, 2014

Around the Southland: Justin Bieber’s Kardashian connection

Pop rock troubled teen, Justin Bieber, has unloaded his Calabasas party mansion — the scene of many of his antics — including the alleged egging of a neighbor’s yard. Bieber bought the 1.28 property for $6.5 million back in April of 2012. A number of reports are saying the property has been sold to Khloe Kardashian for somewhere around $7.2 […]
Saturday, March 8, 2014

Mega Millions jackpot swells to $309 million!

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is in record-breaking territory. No one matched all six of the winning numbers in last night’s draw so that fat money pot got even fatter! It now stands at $309 million, the ninth largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. Friday’s winning numbers: 11, 13, 51, 57, 69, and the Mega Ball 1. The Mega Millions […]
Friday, March 7, 2014

Script sales and deals from “American Crime” to “Winter’s Knight”

Despite all that chatter on the Internet about a feud between “12 Years a Slave” screenwriter, John Ridley, and the picture’s director, Steve McQueen,” Ridley is moving forward with a high-profile T.V. project. Apparently McQueen is ticked off with Ridley for not wanting to share his screenwriting credit. Ridley won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards […]
Friday, March 7, 2014

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” new movie poster

The next big screen adventure for Steve Rogers aka Captain America, portrayed by Chris Evans, hits theaters next month. The media blitz is kicking into high gear. On Wednesday, March 5, a new movie poster for Marvel’s”Captain America: The Winter Soldier” was released and it features Sebastian Stan as the villainous Winter Soldier.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Mega Millions jackpot explodes to $270 million!

There were some lucky ticket holders in last night’s Mega Millions lottery draw, but, none had all of the six winning numbers. Here are those digits: 10, 29, 31, 35, 45 and the Mega Ball 10. Three tickets bought in California matched the first five numbers,but missed the Mega. Each ticket is worth $421, 804. Two were purchased in Northern […]