Well-known bandanna enthusiast Bret Michaels — front man of Poison, former reality-show Lothario, Celebrity Apprentice champion and composer of drunk-girl karaoke classic "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" — hardly seems like the kind of guy who'd get excited talking about RV countertops. More »Bret Michaels Transforms Transportation on Rock My RV
CANNES, France (AP) — J.C. Chandor may just have saved someone's life during an interview in Cannes. More »JC Chandor gains a Cannes hit with 'All Is Lost'
It all started, oddly enough, on the set of director Steven Soderbergh's gritty, Oscar-winning 2000 drama Traffic More »Michael Douglas and Matt Damon Go Behind the Candelabra
From the outside, soundstage No. 7 at Los Angeles's Culver Studios looks like an unremarkable airplane hangar More »On the Set: Arrested Development Returns on Netflix
CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — With an apt rendition of "Gold-finger," singing legend Shirley Bassey roused celebrity-revelers to dig deep into their pockets at the 20th amfAR gala in the Cap D'Antibes Thursday, helping to raise an estimated $25 million for AIDS research. More »Glitzy amfAR raises $25 million, goes to space
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is co-hosting NBC's "Today" on Friday morning as part of a campaign to proclaim that the state's shore is ready for business seven months after being devastated by Superstorm Sandy. More »Christie co-hosting 'Today' to promote NJ shore
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested in midtown Manhattan after she heaved a marijuana bong out of a window. More »Actress Bynes arrested in NYC on marijuana charge
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Dan Brown's description of Manila as "the gates of hell" in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital. More »Brown hounded for calling Manila 'gates of hell'
Amanda Bynes was arrested at her New York apartment on Thursday for reckless endangerment, tampering with physical evidence and physical position of marijuana, police have confirmed to ET. More »Amanda Bynes Hospitalized, Arrested
LOS ANGELES (AP) — WikiLeaks characterizes the new documentary, "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," as biased and accuses its director, Alex Gibney of "errors and sleight of hand." More »WikiLeaks leaks 'We Steal Secrets' doc transcript
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stage manager working on Michael Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" concert warned an AEG executive days before the star's death that he was in a physical and mental decline and needed help, according to an email shown to jurors Thursday in court. More »Emails show concern for Jackson deterioration
A bidder at a Cannes charity auction will soon be headed on a trip that is out of this world. More »Bidder Wins Space Trip with Leonardo DiCaprio
The 75-year-old Academy Award-winning actor was promoting "Now You See Me" alongside Michael Caine on a Seattle TV show when he took a little snooze. He later joked in a statement that, "I wasn't actually sleeping. I'm a beta tester for Google Eyelids. I was merely updating my Facebook page. More »Actor Morgan Freeman Falls Asleep During Interview
By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - As a rule, we like our love stories to end with a big kiss between the boy and the girl (or other combinations thereof) who have overcome obstacles and issues before setting off together on a life of perfect, eternal romance, unsullied by imperfection or boredom or change or unhappiness. ... More »'Before Midnight' review: Joy and pain, long after happily ever after
Blake Shelton has a date and location for his benefit and fellow Oklahoman Carrie Underwood is writing a large check to help benefit those affected by this week's storms in their home state. More »Shelton, Underwood coming to aid of Oklahomans
OGIDI, Nigeria (AP) — Writer Chinua Achebe shunned Nigeria's corrupt politicians and twice turned down national honors, never fearing to criticize those he felt ruined his country. On Thursday, however, the lawmakers and the country's elite came to praise him. More »Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral
By Belinda Goldsmith CANNES (Reuters) - A trip to space with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio raised 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for charity at a glitzy fundraiser at the Cannes film festival on Thursday. At the 20th annual event organized by amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, DiCaprio emerged as the mystery guest to accompany the winner on a Virgin Galactic flight into space. DiCaprio stars in the film "The Great Gatsby," which opened the 66th Cannes film festival. ... More »Cannes auction of space trip with DiCaprio raises 1.2 million euros for charity
'Before Midnight's' director, stars Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke celebrate 'the lowest-grossing trilogy …Reuters - Thu, May 23, 2013 9:21 PM EDT
By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Hangover Part III" may be the biggest three-quel to hit movie screens this Memorial Day weekend, but in indie circles that tale of Vegas debauchery will have to take a decided back seat to a man and a woman who'll spend an hour and a half having conversations. "Before Midnight" is the third installment in an unlikely trilogy that began with "Before Sunrise" in 1995 and continued with "Before Sunset" in 2004. ... More »'Before Midnight's' director, stars Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke celebrate 'the lowest-grossing trilogy ever'
CHICAGO (AP) — An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost. More »87-year-old woman loses to Trump in civil case
By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Paddy Considine and Fares Fares ("Zero Dark Thirty") are in negotiations to join the international ensemble of Summit Entertainment's Soviet-era thriller "Child 44," TheWrap has learned. The duo will be joining Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman in the movie, which Daniel Espinosa ("Safe House") is directing from a script by Richard Price, who adapted the bestselling novel by Tom Rob Smith. "The Killing" star Joel Kinnaman was previously reported to be in negotiations as well. ... More »Paddy Considine and Fares Fares join Tom Hardy thriller 'Child 44'
By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - So much for taking it easy after directing "Behind the Candelabra" for HBO. Stephen Soderbergh is in talks to team up with Clive Owen on a 10-episode period medical drama for Cinemax, an HBO spokeswoman told TheWrap. "The Knick" is set in downtown New York at the beginning of the 20th century and focuses on the groundbreaking medical staff at Knickerbocker Hospital, where the boundaries of medicine are being pushed in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. ... More »Steven Soderbergh is looking to direct Clive Owen in Cinemax series
By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - FX's border-cop drama "The Bridge" will premiere on July 10, the cable network said on Thursday. After its debut, the new 13-episode series will continue to air on Wednesdays during the 10 p.m. timeslot. Oscar-nominee Demián Bichir ("A Better Life") and Diane Kruger ("National Treasure") star as two detectives, one from each side of the U.S.-Mexican border, trying to solve serial murders. ... More »FX sets premiere date for 'The Bridge'
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By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Jon Stewart has tapped Gael Garcia Bernal to star in his feature directorial debut "Rosewater," TheWrap has learned. Scott Rudin is producing with Stewart and Gigi Pritzker of OddLot Entertainment, which is financing the film. Stewart is taking a 12-week hiatus from hosting Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" in order to make the movie. "Daily Show" correspondent John Oliver will take over hosting duties for eight weeks during Stewart's absence. ... More »Jon Stewart casts Gael Garcia Bernal as lead in his directorial debut 'Rosewater'
Jennifer Hudson may be returning to American Idol. More »Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Join American Idol
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