Hollywood Highlights

Friday, November 19, 2010

Update on Hollywood Publicist Ronni Chasen’s murder probe

Beverly Hills Police reportedly have a “working theory” about the murder mystery surrounding the death of well-known Hollywood Publicist, Ronni Chasen.  The Hollywood Reporter posted an article on its website today saying investigators believe the fatal shooting of Chasen was planned and not “the result of road rage or a carjacking gone awry.” This fuels speculation that the attack was a professional […]
Thursday, November 18, 2010

New NBC Universal management team announced

Details coming out today about the management structure of the new NBC Universal. The NBC Universal Comcast marriage has not received the approval of the Feds yet, but certain business operations are moving ahead as if it’s a done deal. The new CEO of NBCU, Steve Burke, made the announcement in an internal memo today and it’s posted over on Nikki Finke’s […]
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sexiest Man Alive 2010

Today People Magazine announced it’s Sexiest Man Alive 2010. The lucky hunky guy, Actor Ryan Reynolds. Besides his good looks, Reynolds has a lot of other things going for him these days. He’s married to Actress, Scarlett Johansson, and his acting career is on a roll. Reynolds is getting some buzz for his upcoming role as the superhero, Green Lantern. The Warner […]
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

News & Entertainment bits

Hollywood Publicist gunned down An investigation is underway into the early morning  fatal shooting of well-known Publicist, Ronni Chasen. There are reports, Chasen was shot several times in her car in Beverly Hills, after leaving a party following a premiere for the movie, “Burlesque.” More details on The Wrap. New book from Barbra Streisand Out today — a new book from  […]
Monday, November 8, 2010

“Megamind 3D” big but not great at Box Office

The DreamWorks animation,”Megamind 3D,” debuted at the top of the weekend Box Office, with $46 million — but that was below expectation. The film had been expected to exceed the $50 million mark.  Nevertheless, the debut was good enough to earn “Megamind 3D” the title of the number one film in the country. The family-friendly feature  is about supervillians and superheroes battling […]
Sunday, November 7, 2010

SAG & AFTRA reach a tentative agreement with Hollywood producers

           Some good labor news in Tinseltown. Early this morning it was announced a tentative deal on a new contract had been reached with the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Hollywood producers. Talks began on Monday, September 27, between the actors’ representatives and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. During a marathon bargaining session over […]
Thursday, November 4, 2010

Best selling author looking for a few good co-authors

Publishing superstar, Janet Evanovich, has made a bundle off  of her popular Stephanie Plum mysteries, and is now out to  hook up with some fresh talented co-authors. Number 17 in the Plum series titled, “Smokin’ Seventeen,” is due out next year. The wacky world of former lingerie buyer turned bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum, is headed to the big screen as well. Katherine Heigl reportedly has signed on to […]
Monday, November 1, 2010

Horror wins the Halloween Box Office

Movie fans were gong-ho for horror flicks on Halloween weekend, propelling “Saw 3D” to the top of the Box Office.  “Saw 3D” debut with a respectable $22.5 million,  acccording to the final figures out today. “Saw 3D” is now the number one movie in the country. This is the seventh and  reportedly final chapter in John “Jigsaw” Kramer’s torture series of challenges and tests for his […]
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Entertainment Bits and Bytes

Another Dr. Seuss classic headed to the big screen Some big name stars have signed on for the film adaptation of  “The Lorax,” by Dr. Seuss. In his classic style of word play and rhymes, Dr. Seuss aka Theodore Seuss Geisel, creates a delightful tale about the ecology crisis in this children’s story. Actor Danny Devito reportedly has signed on to […]