A judge has granted Angelina Jolie's petition to have her children's last names changed to Jolie-Pitt to reflect that Brad Pitt is their intended adopted father. Jolie and Pitt are expecting their first biological offspring later this year.
Kung Fu Hustle beat Memoirs of a Geisha for Best Film at Thursday's 2006 Asian Excellence Awards, while "Lost's" Daniel Dae Kim and Yunjin Kim were named top TV actors.
A judge has set July 17 as the trial date for Colin Farrell's lawsuit against an ex-gal pal and former Playboy playmate who reportedly wants to distribute a sex tape the two made three years ago.
The "vintage" dress worn by Reese Witherspoon to the Golden Globes this year was originally worn by Kirsten Dunst at the Globes in 2003, prompting an apology from fashion house Chanel for "the oversight."
Andie MacDowell is engaged to businessman Kevin Geagan, People magazine reports. It will be the third marriage for the actress.
Walt Disney Co. is in serious talks to buy Pixar Animation Studios, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Ron Perelman, billionaire head of Revlon, is seeking a divorce from his wife of five years, actress Ellen Barkin, the New York Post reports.
Tom Hanks again topped the Harris Poll as America's Favorite Movie Star. Johnny Depp's second, and John Wayne's third. Julia Roberts rounds out the top five.
The Sundance Film Festival kicked off in Park City, Utah, on Thursday, with films featuring Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Steve Carell, and Robin Williams, among others.
Bryce Dallas Howard is in talks to join the cast of Spider-Man 3 as Peter Parker's love interest, Gwen Stacey, per the Hollywood Reporter.
The Constant Gardner earned 10 BAFTA nominations, including Best Actor for Ralph Fiennes and Best Actress for Rachel Weisz. George Clooney nabbed Best Supporting Actor noms for Syriana and Good Night, and Good Luck, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay nominations for the latter.
Per the New York Post, Yoko Ono looked into trying to keep Chapter 27, a new movie about John Lennon killer Mark David Chapman, from being filmed outside the Dakota apartment building where the ex-Beatle was gunned down 25 years ago. The film stars Jared Leto and Lindsay Lohan.
The mayor of Bonnieux, France expressed his interest in making Russell Crowe's unborn baby an honorary citizen of his town, after learning of reports that the child was conceived in France.
Anthony Franciosa, an actor best known for such movies as 1957's A Hatful of Rain, 1958's The Long Hot Summer, and played troubled characters in crime dramas in the 1950s and '60s, died Thursday of a massive stroke in Los Angeles. He was 77.