Hollywood Highlights

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Entertainment: Jamie Foxx, Lady Gaga & Billy Idol

Jamie Foxx’s new production deal Actor Jamie Foxx has hooked-up a new production deal with Writer/Producer/Director, Deon Taylor. No Brainer Films reportedly will be scouting for films and TV projects under $10 million. Details over on Deadline.com Lady Gaga & her fans invade Staples Center Pop sensation, Lady Gaga, wraps up a two-concert gig at Staples Center tonight. Some of the fans […]
Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Entertainment: Jackson Browne, Disney profits soar, and “The Other Guys” win the battle at the Box Office

“Show Me the Polyester” If you look great in polyester and dig rock singer/songwriter, Jackson Browne, here’s a contest for you. Browne is touring the U.S. right now with musician David Lindley. Apparently, Browne and Lindley are sporting flashy polyester shirts on stage during their performances this summer. The duo is encouraging fans to show-off their best eye-catching polyester shirts in a photo contest going on […]
Thursday, August 5, 2010

Entertainment: Rosie O’Donnell joins Oprah’s new network, Nicholas Sparks gets multi-million dollar Hollywood deal & surprises and scandal in the new Angelina Jolie book

Rosie O’Donnell gets new daytime talk show   Comedienne/Talk Show Host Rosie O’Donnell is headed back to daytime television on the new Oprah Winfrey Network. O’Donnell’s new talker will debut next year on OWN. “Rosie is an undeniable talent who has captivated TV audiences for nearly 20 years,” said Oprah Winfrey in a PR Newswire press release. “She’s a true […]
Monday, August 2, 2010

Entertainment: Charlie Sheen pleads guilty to assault, Lindsay Lohan goes to rehab, new surprise owner of Newsweek, and the Box Office

Another Hollywood celebrity faced a judge in court, today.  Actor Charlie Sheen pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in a deal that resulted in more serious charges being dropped. Sheen got a break from the Aspen, Colorado judge who suspended a 30-day jail sentence as well. The assault charge came out of a nasty Christmas Day altercation Sheen had with his wife, Brook Mueller. […]
Friday, July 30, 2010

Entertainment: Disney finally sells Miramax, Record breaking ratings for “The View” thanks to Obama, and another milestone for the “Black Eyed Peas”

 Actor Rob Lowe reportedly part of the group that bought Miramax Miramax, a hot commodity in Hollywood, has been sold to a group of investors led by Billionaire/Construction Magnate, Ronald Tutor. The price tag — somewhere between $600-$675 million. The announcement came out yesterday. Late today, The Wrap reported that Actor Rob Lowe is among the investors. The prestigious Miramax library includes […]
Monday, July 26, 2010

Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker, and Goldie Hawn hook-up with Oprah’s new network

Some heavyweight stars have signed on to produce a series of two-hour documentaries with OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, scheduled to debut next January. Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker, and Goldie Hawn will be joined by Gabriel Byrne and Mariel Hemingway in this venture.  The subjects range from:  a look inside a hospice at the Louisiana maximum security prison in Angola, to Hemingway’s exploration of […]
Monday, July 26, 2010

Entertainment Buzz: Box Office, Comic-Con, and President Obama to appear on “The View”

A great movie poster, solid reviews, and a debut estimated at $36.5 million were not enough for the new Angelina Jolie film, “Salt,” to win the weekend domestic Box Office derby. The Leonardo DiCaprio sci-fi action flick, “Inception,” held onto the number one spot for the second week in a row with around $43 million. “Salt” opened in second place. The […]
Friday, July 23, 2010

Jay Leno to do stand-up for Gulf Coast victims

Late Night TV host, Jay Leno, will soon be heading down South to perform a benefit for some victims of that devastating Gulf Coast oil spill. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” will take to the stage in a theater at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,  next month, on Saturday, August 21. “It’s great to […]
Sunday, July 18, 2010

Leonardo DiCaprio scores another Box Office winner

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is blowing up huge on the big screen. DiCaprio is two-for-two — with his second film this year, “Inception,” debuting at the top of the domestic Box Office this weekend.   Last February, DiCaprio starred in the psychological drama, “Shutter Island,” which opened in first place with $41 million.  Now, the sci-fi thriller “Inception” cleans-up with an estimated $60.4 million […]