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“Breaking Bad’s” Bryan Cranston to Write Memoir

“Breaking Bad’s” Bryan Cranston to Write Memoir

Lewis Jacobs/AMC(LOS ANGELES) — Bryan Cranston’s writing a memoir. The Breaking Bad star closed a deal with Scribner to write the currently-untitled book, set for publication in the fall of 2015.Cranston won three Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the …

“Dueling Banjos” Composer Authur “Guitar Boogie” Smith, Dead at 93

“Dueling Banjos” Composer Authur “Guitar Boogie” Smith, Dead at 93

GAB Archive/Redferns(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The man who wrote the #1 Billboard instrumental hit “Dueling Banjos” has died. Arthur Smith passed away at his Charlotte, N.C. home Thursday at age 93, according to the Charlotte Observer.
Smith was already know…

Barbara Walters, Sharon Stone to Be Featured on “Oprah’s Master Class”

Barbara Walters, Sharon Stone to Be Featured on “Oprah’s Master Class”

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — The stars continue to come out for the upcoming fourth season of Oprah’s Master Class, which will feature first-person interviews with The View co-hosts Barbara Walters and Whoopi Goldberg, Good Morning America anchor R…

New Cast Members Announced for “Superman/Batman” Film

New Cast Members Announced for “Superman/Batman” Film

Jemal Countess/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey of 300: Rise of an Empire, and Tao Okamoto of The Wolverine have joined the cast of the upcoming untitled Superman/Batman film. 
All three actors will play characters newly cr…

Plans for Marvel Films, TV Projects Appear Endless

Plans for Marvel Films, TV Projects Appear Endless

The Walt Disney Company/Marvel Comics(NEW YORK) — Marvel is well prepared for the future, according to a report in Bloomberg Businessweek.
The report says Marvel’s plan for films extends at least 14 years out. The report also mentions that Disney CEO …

Spike Jonze Wins Lawsuit Claiming He Ripped Off “Her”

Spike Jonze Wins Lawsuit Claiming He Ripped Off “Her”

Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) — Spike Jonze came out the winner in a lawsuit filed against him by two men who claimed the director ripped off their screenplay for his Oscar-winning movie Her.TMZ reports screenwriters Sachin Gadh and Jonathan Sender claime…

“American Idol” Recap: The Judges Use Their Save

“American Idol” Recap: The Judges Use Their Save

FOX via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The American Idol judges used their one and only save of the season on Thursday night.The lucky contestant who avoided elimination, thanks to Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr., and Keith Urban, was Sam Woolf. J-Lo …

Chris Brown Escorted to Washington, DC, to Face Assault Charge

Chris Brown Escorted to Washington, DC, to Face Assault Charge

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Pop star Chris Brown is expected to be escorted by federal marshals to Washington, D.C., to face a misdemeanor assault charge, KABC reported. Last October, Brown, 24, and his bodyguard were accused of assa…

“Breaking Bad” Actor to Appear in Whitey Bulger Flick?

“Breaking Bad” Actor to Appear in Whitey Bulger Flick?

Christopher Polk/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Former Friday Night Lights and Breaking Bad actor Jesse Plemons is in talks to appear in Black Mass, a film about mob boss Whitey Bulger that will star Johnny Depp.The Hollywood Reporter notes that Plemons’ invol…

YouTube Star ‘Kid President’ Headed to TV

YouTube Star ‘Kid President’ Headed to TV

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — Kid President is coming to the Hub Network. The 10-year-old YouTube star, whose birth name is Robby Novak, will be at the center of a new series, Kid President: Declaration of Awesome, premiering th…

Kate Winslet: Nude Drawing from “Titanic” ‘Still Haunting Me’

Kate Winslet: Nude Drawing from “Titanic” ‘Still Haunting Me’

20th Century-Fox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Kate Winslet appeared in the movie Titanic back in 1997, but the nude drawing of her character Rose by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jack in the film lives on.Yahoo! Movies U.K. reports a fan at the U.K. premiere of Win…

Doris Day on Turning 90: ‘I’ve Had an Amazing Life!’

Doris Day on Turning 90: ‘I’ve Had an Amazing Life!’

CBS via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Believe it or not, Doris Day is now 90 years old.Looking back on nine decades, all she can do is appreciate all she has.”All I ever wanted in my life was to get married, have kids, keep house and cook, and even thou…

“Big Bang Theory” Celebrating “Star Wars” Day

“Big Bang Theory” Celebrating “Star Wars” Day

Sonja Flemming/CBS(LOS ANGELES) — CBS’ The Big Bang Theory will be celebrating “Star Wars Day” with a special episode timed for the week of May 4.
That holiday, observed by special screenings of the film series, events, and of course, Star Wars fans g…

Channing Tatum to Receive MTV Trailblazer Award

Channing Tatum to Receive MTV Trailblazer Award

Stuart Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Channing Tatum will receive the MTV Trailblazer Award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on April 13.
The Magic Mike and 21 Jump Street actor will be recognized for “boldly paving the way with his unique and diverse pa…

Future of Nickelodeon Hit “Sam & Cat” Up in the Air?

Future of Nickelodeon Hit “Sam & Cat” Up in the Air?

Lester Cohen/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — What is the future of the Nickelodeon comedy Sam & Cat? The hit show is nearing a production hiatus without a renewal for a second season, and one of its stars, Jennette McCurdy, has strongly implied she is at…

“Scandal,” “Breaking Bad” Among Peabody Award Winners

“Scandal,” “Breaking Bad” Among Peabody Award Winners

ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) — ABC’s Scandal, AMC’s Breaking Bad and Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black are the latest winners of the prestigious Peabody Award.
The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Comm…

Michael Strahan Says Move to “Good Morning America” Isn’t Confirmed

Michael Strahan Says Move to “Good Morning America” Isn’t Confirmed

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Michael Strahan said on Wednesday’s Live with Kelly and Michael that he was surprised to see a report that he’s joining the cast of ABC’s Good Morning America — because nothing has been confirmed and no deal is in place.S…

Brooke Burke-Charvet Okay After Car Accident

Brooke Burke-Charvet Okay After Car Accident

ABC/Todd Wawrychuk(LOS ANGELES) — Brooke Burke-Charvet crashed her Maserati this past Wednesday, but has assured fans she’s okay and wasn’t under the influence of drugs or alcohol.The 42-year-old former Dancing with the Stars co-host made …

Danica Patrick Reveals What It’s Like to Race Against Boyfriend

Danica Patrick Reveals What It’s Like to Race Against Boyfriend

Isaac Brekken/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Not many people get to compete professionally against their significant other — especially in an elite sport like race car driving.But Danica Patrick knows what it’s like, for better or worse.Patrick told ABC Ne…

Rob Kardashian Posts Cryptic Tweet on ‘How Much It Hurts’

Rob Kardashian Posts Cryptic Tweet on ‘How Much It Hurts’

JB Lacroix/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Rob Kardashian is acting strange — on social media, anyway.The reality star, 27, posted a cryptic tweet Tuesday, saying: “no one will ever understand how much it hurts.”There was no further explanation.He did post …

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