Happy Feet stayed at the top of the box office for the third week in a row with an estimated $17 million, with Casino Royale remaining in second place again with an estimated $15.1 million. The Nativity Story came in fourth place with an estimated $8 million, horror movie Turistas came in eighth place with an estimated $3.5
million, and National Lampoon's Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj came in tenth place with an estimated $2.2 million.
Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn have ended their romance after more than a year of much-talked-about dating. "Jennifer and Vince mutually agreed to end their relationship, but continue to be good friends today," their reps said in a joint statement to People.
George Clooney's pet pig, Max, headed to hog heaven Friday after 18 years with the actor, Clooney told USA Today. The 300-pound porker, who was partly blind and suffered from arthritis, was prematurely reported dead in January 2005, prompting a denial from the star.
DreamWorks racked up a leading 17 Annie Award nominations for Flushed Away and Over the Hedge; Disney-Pixar's Cars tying Flushed Away for the most nods, with a total of nine. The awards will be presented Feb. 11.
Jenny McCarthy told "Extra" that she and Jim Carrey have no plans to wed anytime soon. "We're happy with the way things are," McCarthy said. The duo recently traveled to Italy together to attend the wedding of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
Eddie Murphy is questioning whether he is the father of the baby his ex-girlfriend Melanie Brown (a.k.a. Scary Spice) is carrying. "I don't know whose child that is, until it comes out and has a blood test," Murphy said in an interview.
Jackie Chan re-injured his chest after being hit with a table while filming Rush Hour 3, he said in a Nov. 27 posting to his Website. The actor was previously injured in March, when a stuntman kicked him the wrong way while filming Rob-B-Hood.
The little black Givenchy gown Audrey Hepburn wore in Breakfast at Tiffany's sold at a Christie's auction Tuesday for $807,000.
Gwyneth Paltrow is denying remarks attributed to her by a Portuguese newspaper, which quoted her as saying: "The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans." Paltrow told People magazine that she did not make the statement and insists she is "so lucky" and "so proud" to be an American.