Hollywood Highlights

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Actress Natasha Richardson dies at age 45

Natasha Richardson 1963 – 2009    Los Angeles Times Photo   Actress Natasha Richardson died today after apparently suffering a serious head injury in a ski accident on Monday. Media reports say Richardson took a tumble on a beginners’ slope at a resort near Montreal. Her husband, actor Liam Neeson, was shooting a film in Toronto at the time. Neeson was with his wife […]
Monday, March 16, 2009

Arrest warrant canceled for actress Lindsay Lohan

Beverly Hills Courthouse   A Beverly Hills Superior Court Judge today cleared actress Lindsay Lohan of any probation violation. Lohan did not attend this morning’s court hearing, but her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, did. The hearing lasted around an hour and Holley came out and told reporters it was just a misunderstanding, “… this was really much ado about nothing.” There […]
Sunday, March 15, 2009

“Race to Witch Mountain” beats the competition at the Box Office

     Disney’s “Race to Witch Mountain” smoked the competition to win the Box Office this weekend with an estimated haul of $25 million. The science-fiction family adventure is a re-imagining of the 1975 film, “Escape to Witch Mountain.” The story centers on a UFO expert who must protect a couple of kids with paranormal powers from an evil organization.   The real shocker this weekend is the elevator drop by last weekend’s top movie, […]
Saturday, March 14, 2009

An arrest warrant issued for actress Lindsay Lohan

  Actress Lindsay Lohan is in trouble with the law again. Today the People website and other media are reporting that the Beverly Hills police have an arrest warrant out for 22-year-old Lohan. The Beverly Hills Superior Court issued the $50,000 warrant yesterday. It apparently relates to some kind of probation violation in connection with Lohan’s DUI cases nearly two years ago. In May of 2007, Lohan was arrested […]
Friday, March 13, 2009

Three charged with supplying drugs to Anna Nicole Smith

                                     Photo from  starstories.astrology.com   A surprise development in the investigation surrounding the accidental drug overdose death of model/television reality star, Anna Nicole Smith, two years ago. Smith’s long time lawyer and boyfriend Howard K. Stern, and two doctors have been charged with providing thousands of prescription pills to the troubled celebrity. Stern and Dr. Sandeep Kapoor were booked and released on $20,000 bond each […]
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

DC Comics launches new Watchmen website

“Watchmen” the movie stormed the Box Office over the weekend, grabbing the number one ranking and making around $55 million. Even though fans have not gushed and cheered the way they did for “The Dark Knight,” the “Watchmen” flick is still making barrels of money. DC Comics quickly moved to capitalize on the “Watchmen” movie success with a campaign called […]
Sunday, March 8, 2009

“Watchmen” win the Box Office derby

Superheroes ruled the Box Office over the weekend. The long awaited movie version of “Watchmen” debuted Friday and has been packing the theaters. So it’s no surprise the doomsday thriller killed the competition and racked up an estimated $55 million to become the number one film in the country. No doubt, a sequel is in the works. “Watchmen” is based on a popular comic book series […]
Saturday, March 7, 2009

“Watchmen” fires up the Box Office

The comic-book-to-movie trend in Hollywood continues to be pretty much a win-win situation with plenty of dollar signs. The latest comic book to hit the big screen is “Watchmen,” which opened with early morning showings yesterday. The result: “Watchmen” raked in an estimated $25 million on Friday. A great kick-off for the debut weekend of this superhero flick. DC Comics published the vigilante thriller […]
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Chris Brown charged in alleged attack on his girlfriend Rihanna

Google Image                     Pop and R&B singer Chris Brown was charged with two felonies today as a result of what was apparently a brutal attack on his pop star/model girlfriend, Rihanna, last month. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office filed the charges this morning, accusing Brown of committing an assault likely to cause “great bodily harm” and making terrorist threats. There are reports all […]