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|A Long Island judge signed off on
Lindsay Lohan's parents' divorce settlement Friday; no details were disclosed. Still ahead, the Lohans will battle it out in court over custody arrangements.
Per Variety, four films have surpassed the $300 million mark, with Spider-Man 3 leading the charge by netting $336 million. Shrek the Third grossed an $331 million and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest pulled in a $307 million booty. Meanwhile,
Transformers is at $303 million and still earning.
Steven Seagal is out to make the FBI sorry, per the Los Angeles Times. The actor is seeking an apology from the government organization, claiming his reputation was irreparably damaged when he was wrongly accused of hiring private detective Anthony Pellicano to spy on two journalists and scare them away from writing unflattering stories about him and a former business associate.
"High School Musical" heartthrob Zac Efron has signed on to star in the big screen comedy Seventeen, described as a twist on the Tom Hanks classic Big, per Entertainment Weekly. Production is due to begin as soon as November.
David Arquette and his Coquette Productions company are being sued for copyright infringement by a man who claims the actor's film, The Tripper, ripped off his film, The Truth About Beef Jerky. Both films reportedly center on present-day hippie types who travel to northern California for a music festival and are stalked by a psycho-killer who hates their lifestyle. Plaintiff Fritz
Junker is seeking unspecified damages to be determined at trial.
Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in He's Just Not That into You, per the Hollywood Reporter, joining an all-star cast that includes Jennifer Aniston and Drew Barrymore, among others. Once she wraps shooting on the comedy, the actress moves on to playing a femme fatale in the drama The Spirit, before getting the royal treatment as the lead in the long-gestating
Mary, Queen of
|United Artists...the studio co-owned by Tom Cruise and producing partner Paula Wagner...announced Thursday that it has secured $500 million in production financing, giving the studio enough cash to make 15 to 18 films over the next five years.
The 21-year-old "Full House" alumna Mary-Kate Olsen and 63-year-old Oscar winner Ben Kingsley share a make-out scene in their upcoming film, The Wackness, due out next year. "She was very good, very professional. She was quite wonderful," Kingsley told "Access Hollywood" of locking lips with his petite costar.
Jennifer Aniston is in final talks to join the comedy She's Just Not That Into You, which is being produced by Drew Barrymore and her Flower Films partner (and Jimmy Fallon's fiancée) Nancy Juvonen. Barrymore also stars in the project, along with Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Justin Long, and Ginnifer Goodwin.
|John Turturro has taken it upon himself to self-distribute his $11 million musical Romance & Cigarettes, featuring an all-star cast including James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Steve Buscemi, Christopher Walken, Mandy Moore, and Mary-Louise Parker, among others. The project has been stuck in limbo since 2005, when Sony Pictures merged with MGM.
Michael Cera (Superbad) has signed on to star in the teen comedy Youth in Revolt, about the adventures of an adolescent who meets the girl of his dreams while on a family vacation and turns his life upside down in order to be with her, per Variety.
Jimmy Fallon is altar-bound after popping the question to his longtime girlfriend Nancy Juvonen at her family home on Lake Winnipesaukee on Friday, his rep confirms to "E! News." It's the first engagement for both the former "SNL" star and Juvonen, who co-owns Flower Films with Drew Barrymore.
|Lindsay Lohan was sued Tuesday for assault and negligence by a woman who was a passenger in a car the actress is accused of chasing while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The lawsuit also alleges intentional infliction of emotional distress and seeks unspecified damages. After filing her suit, Tracie Rice issued a statement claiming Lohan "put me through one of the most
frightening experiences of my life."
Lou Diamond Phillips' marriage to second wife Kelly Phillips has officially been dissolved, per "Extra." The couple will share custody of their three children and Phillips will pay child support in the amount of $7,600 a month and spousal support totaling $4,500 a month.
Jennifer Aniston and Bryce Dallas Howard are among the directors showing off their skills at the Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films & Short Film Market, which kicks off Aug. 23. Aniston's romantic drama Room 10 stars Robin Wright Penn as a nurse opposite Kris Kristofferson, while Howard's Orchids pairs Alfred Molina and Katherine Waterston as unlikely lovers.
Tawny Kitaen has sued her former live-in boyfriend, Philip Cyburt, for allegedly cheating her out of more than $3 million in assets during the course of their four-year relationship. The Bachelor Party actress alleges in her lawsuit that she discovered unauthorized charges on her credit card, funds missing from her brokerage account, and other indicators
of fraudulent behavior on his part.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources