The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, June 21, 2013
Monsters University (animated) – A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. Features the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina and John Krasinski. A family movie, rated G.
World War Z – United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. Stars Brad Pitt. Rated PG-13.
The Bling Ring - Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes. Stars Emma Watson and Gavin Rossdale. Rated R.
Kim Kardashian's Baby Name Finally Revealed: call her “Nori”
Five days after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their baby girl, the new arrival's name has been revealed. And it’s not Kaidence Donda. The signed birth certificate from Cedars-Sinai hospital lists the name as North West. No middle name. She’ll be called Nori.
Gandolfini found by teenage son
James Gandolfini was found unresponsive by his 13-year-old son Michael in his hotel room in Rome. He was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead. His heart had stopped. He was to appear at a film festival this weekend. He is being prepared for return to the U.S.
John Travolta vows to look after Gandolfini's family
James Gandolfini helped John Travlota’s family make it thru the death of his son Jett in 2009. Now, John is returning the gesture. He’s promised to take care of Gandolfini’s family. The two starred together in the films “Get Shorty” and “The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3.”
Jennifer Lopez gets 2500th Walk of Fame star
Jennifer Lopez received the 2,500th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. She became a major star in the movie “Selena” in 1997. She thanked her family and fans for their love and support: “This all feels kind of surreal, but so real. It's awesome.''
Lindsay Lohan prevented from changing rehab again
Lindsay Lohan will complete her 90-days of court-ordered treatment at Cliffside Malibu. She will not be allowed to change facilities again before her treatment is complete. She wants to finish rehab on the east coast. She was previously at the Betty Ford Center.
Justin Bieber appears high in Instagram video
Justin Bieber posted a video on Instagram Thursday. He has his shirt off and a chain around his neck. His eyes are glazed over. He tries to tell fans he can now post videos to Instagram, but keeps laughing. His next move was probably a munchie run.
Abercrombie & Fitch Halt Production Of Taylor Swift Shirts
Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch have halted production of a T-shirt poking fun at Taylor Swift. The shirt displays the phrase, "more boyfriends than t.s." Her fans launched a petition on Change.org, insisting the shirt's message was inappropriate. It has been pulled from sale.
Jay Z Becomes Certified Sports Agent
Rapper Jay Z is now authorized to scout professional talent for his new sports management team. He passed a licensing exam and has become a certified agent. He expanded his business empire with the launch of Roc Nation Sports.
Downey Jr. signs on for 2 more 'Avengers' films
Robert Downey Jr. has signed up for two more "Avengers" films. He has played Iron Man/Tony Stark in a trilogy of "Iron Man" movies, as well as the first superhero ensemble "Avengers" film. Production on the next Avengers movie begins next March.
Hayden Panettiere wants P.Diddy on Nashville
Hayden Panettiere wants P. Diddy to appear on her TV show 'Nashville'. She wants to perform a duet with him. She stars as country singer Juliette Barnes. The show will be back in the fall for Season 2. The 2 main characters resemble Taylor Swift and Shania Twain.
Katy Perry finds reading difficult
Katy Perry has revealed she has difficult reading. Her family moved around when she was younger, and her education suffered as a result. She attended Christian schools, but was taught mostly by her mom. Her parents did not care for public education.
The Eagles add November dates to History tour
The History of the Eagles just got longer. The veteran rock band will add 10 dates to its upcoming tour, which kicks off July 6. They’re in Charlotte & Greensboro in November. The tour is tied to the DVD and Blu-ray release spanning the group's 40-year-plus career.
Waka Flocka Flame producing Amanda Bynes album
Forget Wyclef Jean ... Amanda Bynes is hashing out a record deal with rapper Waka Flocka Flame. Waka runs Brick Squad Monopoly records. He’s hired people to start penning her songs. It will be a hip hop album called “Shots.” So far, there's no projected release date.
Horrors! New 'Poltergeist' to haunt theaters
The most famous line from the 1982 horror film Poltergeist was, "They're here." It seems "They're back" will serve for 2013. The classic film is being remade. Production begins in the fall for a 2014 release. Four cast members from the 3 Poltergeist films have passed away.
Bad Teacher Movie Sequel In The Works
Cameron Diaz's hit comedy Bad Teacher is getting a sequel. It is not yet known if Diaz will reprise her role as an alcoholic, drug-taking school teacher for the second installment. It also starred her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake. The original release grossed $216 million.
Miranda Cosgrove Sues: Tour Bus Crash Left Me 'Disfigured'
"iCarly" actress Miranda Cosgrove claims she was "disfigured and disabled" in a 2011 tour bus crash. She suffered a broken ankle, and was forced to cancel the rest of her tour. She and her mother are suing the drivers involved and the transportation companies.
Flo Rida Lands Health Supplement Endorsement Deal
Rapper Flo Rida is set to film a series of online exercise videos. He has signed up as a spokesman for nutritional supplement brand MusclePharm. He owns Flo Fit gym in Florida. He reveals the partnership is a natural fit because he has been using the product for years.
Actor Bernie Kopell (Doc on The Love Boat) is 80. Actress Meredith Baxter is 66. Actor Michael Gross is 66. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 66. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 65. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 63. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 62. Actor Marc Copage is 51. Actress Sammi Davis is 49. Actor Doug Savant is 49. Actress Paula Irvine is 45. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 43. Actress Juliette Lewis is 40. Musician Justin Cary is 38. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 37. Actor Chris Pratt is 34. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 32. Britain's Prince William is 31. Pop singer Kris Allen ("American Idol") is 28. Actor Jascha Washington is 24. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 16.