Hollywood Highlights

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Photo Gallery: Actor George Clooney meets with President Obama

Actor and Filmmaker, George Clooney, met with President Barack Obama at the White House yesterday to discuss the situation in the Sudan. The meeting took place in a tranquil setting outside the Oval Office. Clooney just returned from a trip to Sudan. The actor discussed the upcoming vote for independence in the war-torn country, as well as the fight against genocide in […]
Monday, October 11, 2010

ShowBiz Bits

  Facebook film wins Box Office derby Despite a big publicity blitz by Disney the new film,”Secretariat,” got dusted by the geeks of  “The Social Network” at the Box Office this weekend. The final figures are out today and they show “The Social Network” leading the pack with $15.4 million — to hang onto the title of the number one film […]
Monday, October 4, 2010

ShowBiz Bits

 Hot Hollywood Movie Deal I thought it was a bizarre combination when the novel came out last spring: President Abraham Lincoln and vampires. No matter. Hollywood is hot to take this property to the big screen. Several studios were bidding on the project, but over the weekend, 20th Century Fox came out the victor, according to Nikki Finke & Mike Fleming […]
Sunday, October 3, 2010

“The Social Network” most popular at Box Office

  The story of Internet social network juggernaut, Facebook, pulled in the most moviegoers at theaters this weekend. “The Social Network” debuted with an estimated $23 million to become the number one film in the country. The drama is loosely based on Ben Mezrich’s book, “The Accidental Billionaires”  (2009). The story centers on how Mark Zuckerberg, as a young Harvard University undergraduate, founded Facebook in […]
Thursday, September 30, 2010

ShowBiz Bits

 Lindsay Lohan’s brother speaks out Reports are out that troubled Actress, Lindsay Lohan, has voluntarily entered rehab. This will be the fifth time around for Lohan. Her brother, Michael Lohan Jr., says his sister is “fully committed” to making rehab work this time.  Also, he blamed Lohan’s past failures at getting clean on “leeches” in her social circle. More on […]
Sunday, September 26, 2010

“Wall Street 2” scores top money at the Box Office

  The new drama, “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” rolled right over the competition this weekend to become the number one film in the country. This sequel to the 1987 film, “Wall Street,” collected an estimated $19 million at the domestic Box Office.    Oliver Stone directed both the original and the sequel. “Wall Street : Money Never Sleeps” picks up 23 years after […]
Saturday, September 25, 2010

ShowBiz Bits: Lindsay Lohan free again, Jay-Z’s memoir & NBC Universal Prez bows out

 Lindsay Lohan back on the streets  After a freaky Friday that included court drama and a short stay in jail, Actress Lindsay Lohan is a free woman once again. After failing a court-ordered drug test, Lohan appeared in a Beverly Hills court yesterday. True to his word, Judge Elden Fox, sent her to the slammer for 30 days without bail. […]
Monday, September 20, 2010

News Bits: Paris Hilton pleads guilty to cocaine possession, sports drama in divorce court & Ben Affleck’s film wins Box Office gold

Paris Hilton’s guilty plea in Vegas  Hotel Heiress Paris Hilton pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor cocaine charges in a Las Vegas court today.  Hilton got a plea deal: one year probation, $2,000 fine, 200 hours of community service, and she must complete a drug abuse program.  Also, if  Hilton violates her probation she risks going to jail for a year! […]
Sunday, September 19, 2010

Actor Randy Quaid and his wife booked for felony burglary

 A bad turn of events for Actor Randy Quaid and his wife. Both were arrested Saturday evening  for allegedly squatting in a guest home, on a property they once owned, in the upscale community of Montecito, in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies reportedly were called to the property in the 13oo block of Mountain Drive to check out possible […]