The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
A year ago today, Gabby Douglas of Va Beach became the third American in a row to win gymnastics' biggest prize when she claimed the all-around Olympic title.
2 Guns – A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent. Stars Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg and Paula Patton. Rated R.
The Smurfs 2 – The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. Features an all-star cast of voices including Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Ricci, Katy Perry, George Lopez and Sofia Vergara. Rated PG (for some rude humor and action, but safe for kids.)
The Canyons (limited release) - When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence. Stars Lindsay Lohan, James Deen, and Amanda Brooks. Unrated, but not for children.
Keith Urban returning as 'American Idol' judge
Keith Urban is coming back to "American Idol." He’s the only returning judge from last season. Fans and producers say he deserved another season. He was routinely overshadowed by bickering on the panel. Jennifer Lopez & Jennifer Hudson are in talks.
'Glee' will likely end after six seasons
Fox Entertainment plans to end “Glee” after Season Six. It’s going into Season 5. The show could still continue if there is fan interest, or a breakout among a new crop of kids. The death of Cory Monteith's character Finn will be addressed in the third episode Oct. 10.
Megan Fox is pregnant with second child
Megan Fox is pregnant again. She and husband Brian Austin Green have a 10-month-old son, Noah. She is currently filming 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.' The couple first started dating in 2004 and tied the knot in June 2010.
Lawsuit against Shakira by ex-boyfriend dismissed
A lawsuit by Shakira's ex-boyfriend will not be heard in California. A judge determined it should be filed in her native Columbia or the Bahamas. Antonio de la Rua wants compensation for making her a global star. They broke up in 2011 after a decade together.
Lindsay Lohan pre-tapes Chelsea Lately, audience said she was funny
Lindsay Lohan has pre-taped Monday's Chelsea Lately. She told the audience she'd "been on a 90-day court ordered vacation." She also busted on Chelsea Handler for drinking too much. Guests attending the taping said she was funny and in good spirits.
Chelsea Handler unearths Nazi roots on TV show
Chelsea Handler appears next week on Lisa Kudrow's genealogy show “Who Do You Think You Are?” on TLC. She learns about her Jewish grandfather's military background in Germany. She has a Nazi link in her family line. She filmed part of the show in Germany.
Rajskub, Sutherland to reunite on '24' miniseries
Mary Lynn Rajskub (Rash-Kub) is reteaming with Kiefer Sutherland for a 12-episode run of "24: Live Another Day." It debuts next May on Fox. She will reprise her role as Chloe O'Brien. The miniseries is set several years after events of the final season.
Justin Bieber's 'Baby' First Song to Reach 'Diamond' Status
Justin Bieber's hit song 'Baby' has reached ''Diamond status''. It’s the most sold digital single in modern music history. Fans tweeted congratulatory messages, praising the Canadian star for his success. The song is on his debut album, 'My World 2.0'.
Amanda Bynes Loses Latest Bid To Leave Hospital
A judge refused to let Amanda Bynes leave psychiatric treatment at a hospital. Her lawyers argued she’s doing fine now, but her doctors say if she leaves, she won’t take her medication. The judge agreed, on the basis she could be a danger to the public.
Katy Perry 'pleased' with her 'mature' album
Katy Perry is ''pleased'' with the new ''mature'' album she's making. She is working on her fourth album 'PRISM', which contains more adult themes than her previous releases. She is at the stage in her music career where she has the final say on her tracks.
Nick Cannon to host 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'
Nick Cannon will host of a new version of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous." The show is to begin production this fall. Robin Leach hosted the original version from 1984 to 1995. Cannon is a singer, actor and host of "America's Got Talent." His wife is Mariah Carey.
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis survives SUV collision with BMW
Jamie Lee Curtis was in a serious car accident Thursday. It happened in a highly trafficked area of Venice, Calif. Jamie was a passenger in an SUV that crashed into a BMW. She’s OK, another person is in the hospital. Jamie called Jodie Foster, who showed up within minutes.
James Cameron Confirms Three Avatar Sequels
James Cameron has thrilled Avatar fans by confirming there will be 3 sequels to the 2009 original. He has been shooting deep sea footage for a second Avatar film, which will be set underwater. The three films will hit theaters in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Movie director Wes Craven is 74. Actress Joanna Cassidy is 68. Actress Kathryn Harrold is 63. Actor Butch Patrick ("The Munsters") is 60. Singer Mojo Nixon is 56. Actress Victoria Jackson is 54. Actress Apollonia is 54. Actress Mary-Louise Parker is 49. Rock musician John Stanier is 45. Actor Sam Worthington is 37. Figure skater Michael Weiss is 37. Actor Edward Furlong is 36. Rock musician Devon Glenn is 33. Actress Hallie Eisenberg is 21.