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|Sofia Coppola is expecting a baby, due this winter, with boyfriend Thomas Mars, per People.
Rachel Weisz and fiancé Darren Aronofsky welcomed a baby boy Wednesday night in New York, the couple's first child together.
Per the League of American Theatres and Producers, ticket sales were up 4.1 percent compared to last year's figure of 11.53 million sold, much of that thanks to Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts' turn in the hit revival of Richard Greenberg play, Three Days of Rain, not to mention boffo box office courtesy of several
blockbuster Tony Award-winning musicals, Monty Python's Spamalot, Wicked, The Lion King, The Producers, and perennial crowd favorite, Mamma Mia!. Box office revenue also increased by 12 percent to a whopping $861.6 million compared to last season's $768.5 million take. While venues along the Great White Way were filled close to capacity, averaging
81.6 percent, much of that due to New York City's booming tourist trade.
DC Comics are resurrecting the character of Batwoman as a 5-foot-10 superhero, with flowing red locks, knee-high spike-heel red boots, a skintight black outfit, a fiery red cape, and...making her a lesbian.
Warner Bros. is moving the official release date of Superman Returns up two days to Wednesday, June 28, with the goal of giving the blockbuster a seven-day Fourth of July holiday weekend opening. However, according to ComingSoon.net, the pic will actually premiere in theaters at 10 p.m. on June 27.
|Elizabeth Taylor on "Larry king Live" Tuesday, dismissing tabloid reports that she is being treated for Alzheimer's
disease or is gravely ill. The actress said, "If they want to hear that I'm dead, sorry folks. I'm not. And I don't plan on it."
Angelina Jolie's Los Angeles obstetrician, Dr. Jason Rothbart, who flew to Namibia to deliver Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt by C-section, telling People that Brad Pitt was by Jolie's side during the delivery and even cut Shiloh's umbilical cord.
Sgt. Peter Damon, a Massachusetts national guardsman, filed an $85 million lawsuit against Michael Moore in Suffolk Superior Court last week, accusing the filmmaker of distorting a TV interview to portray the soldier as anti-war in his scathing 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 about the Bush administration post-Sept. 11, 2001. Damon stated that Moore didn't have his permission to use pieces of the on-camera interview he gave in 2003 to an "NBC Nightly News" correspondent at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. Damon's appearance in Fahrenheit 9/11 resulted in a "loss of reputation, emotional distress, embarrassment,
and personal humiliation" for him, court documents state.
A new lawsuit is claiming that Marilyn Monroe had no connection to many of the items said to have belonged to her that are currently being shown in an exhibit aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Thousands of people have paid $22.95 each to see the exhibit since it opened in November. Among the items: hair rollers, suitcases, lipstick, and a red dress.
A judge has extended Sandra Bullock's restraining order against Thomas James Weldon, a fan who allegedly stalked the actress in 2003; the man checked himself into a mental health treatment facility that year but is due for a 90-day furlough.
Underworld director Len Wiseman is in talks to direct Die Hard 4 which will once again star Bruce Willis as Detective John McClane.
X-Men: The Last Stand topped the box office over the Memorial Holiday weekend with a four-day estimate of $120.1 million, bringing The Da Vinci Code to second place with an estimated $43 million. The Marvel Comics mutant action movie scored as the biggest-ever opener over a Memorial Day weekend, easily surpassing the $90.1
million four-day total grossed by the dinosaurs of The Lost World: Jurassic Park back in 1997. It was also the highest weekend opener this year, and its Friday haul of $45.5 million was the second biggest single day gross ever, only beaten by Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith's $50 million earned on Thursday, May 19, last year. Comparatively, the Friday through
Sunday take for X-Men: The Last Stand was $103.1 million, the fourth best ever, as it was also just below the $114.8 million for 2002's Spider-Man, $108.4 million for last year's Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and the $108 million for 2004's Shrek 2.
At long last, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed a baby daughter, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, on Saturday in Namibia, Pitt's publicist announced. The Hollywood superstars have been holed up in the African nation for the last few weeks to avert the prying eyes of the paparazzi. To show their gratitude
toward Namibia and its people, Pitt and Jolie donated $300,000 to improve the maternity wards of two public hospitals, plus an additional $15,000 to establish a school and a community center in the district of Swakopmund.
Mira Sorvino and husband Chris Backus welcomed their second child together on Monday, a son named Johnny, People reports.
Ben Affleck was rushed to a Cambridge, Massachusetts, hospital on Monday, where he was treated for a migraine and released, his rep said.
Director Ken Loach's The Wind That Shakes the Barley won the Palme d'Or in a unanimous vote at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday.
Paul Gleason, who starred in Trading Places and The Breakfast Club, died Saturday of mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer linked to asbestos, his wife said. He was 67.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources