The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, February 14, 2014
About Last Night - New love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world. Stars Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, and Joy Bryant. Rated R.
RoboCop - In 2028 Detroit, a cop is critically injured in the line of duty. The multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. Stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, and Abbie Cornish. Rated PG-13.
Winter's Tale - A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her. Stars Russell Crowe, Will Smith, Jessica Brown Findlay, and William Hurt. Rated PG-13.
Endless Love - The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. Stars Gabriella Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Robert Patrick, and Bruce Greenwood. Rated PG-13.
Adult World (Limited) - Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings. Stars Emma Roberts, John Cusack, Evan Peters, and Cloris Leachman. Rated R for explicit content.
'Waltons' patriarch Ralph Waite dies at 85
Ralph Waite, the father on the TV series "The Waltons," died Thursday. He was 85. Cause of death has not been released. He appeared in episodes of "NCIS" as the dad of star Mark Harmon's character. "The Waltons" aired on CBS from 1972 to 1981.
Winter Storm Shuts Down TV And Film Production In Georgia
The winter storm brought production on TV shows and movies in Georgia to a halt. The latest Hunger Games sequel, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Drop Dead Diva and Devious Maids are all on hold. More than 400,000 homes & businesses were without power.
Kendall Jenner struts at fashion show in see-through top
Kendall Jenner walked the high fashion runway in New York last night. What nature gave her could easily be seen through a sheer brown top at the Marc Jacobs fashion show. Her sisters congratulated her online. Kendall's “assets” were last seen in sheer black.
American Idol Semifinalists Chosen
American Idol put the remaining contestants out of their misery by selecting the rest of the semifinalists. The lucky 13 join the 17 chosen Wed. night in the live rounds next week, also called Rush Week. It also marks the return of Randy Jackson in his debut as mentor.
3 models grace Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover, with Barbie inside
Sports Illustrated is marking the 50th anniversary of its swimsuit issue with 3 models on the cover. Chrissy Teigen, Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge pose in the waters of the Cook Islands, wearing skimpy bikini briefs. Barbie has a feature inside, along with the supermodels.
Megan Fox welcomes second son
Megan Fox has become a mother for the second time. She welcomed her second son with husband Brian Austin Green yesterday. Brother Noah is now 2. Brian also has another son, 11 year old Kassius, with his ex-partner Vanessa Marcil.
Lil Kim's Baby Daddy Is Rapper Mr. Papers
Pregnant rapper Lil Kim's longtime boyfriend Mr. Papers has identified himself as the father. She showed off her growing baby bump while attending New York Fashion Week. Aspiring rapper/producer Mr. Papers has been dating Kim on and off for the past few years.
American Idol Alum Bucky Covington Expecting First Child
American Idol alum Bucky Covington and his fiancée Katherine are expecting a baby. This will be the first child for Covington and publicist Katherine Cook, who is due this fall. Covington placed eighth during Season 5, and released his most recent album in 2012.
Justin Bieber house-hunting in Atlanta
Justin Bieber is looking at homes in the Atlanta area. He lived in Atlanta briefly when he first moved to the United States. He also likes the privacy. He’s not abandoning L.A. He's been looking at 20 acre estates in Hidden Valley, 20 miles from his current home in Calabasas.
Figure Skating Superstar Pulls Out Of Olympics, Retires
Beloved Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko has pulled out of the Sochi Winter Olympics. The four-time Olympic medalist announced he would never compete again. He has had 12 surgeries, mostly for back issues. His skating display left many fans breathless.
Minaj uses Malcolm X, racial slur in cover art
Nicki Minaj has apologized for using a photo of Malcolm X with a rifle in his hands and juxtaposing it with a racial slur for her new song. She has been roundly criticized on social media. She said she wrote the song “Lookin” to empower women. It’s on her next album.
Mariah Carey Admits American Idol Was "Not What I Signed Up For"
Mariah Carey says she wanted to be a mentor, not a judge, on American Idol. She appeared in the 12th season and didn’t return. She says viewers did not see the real Mariah. She hated all the unnecessary drama that occurred, mainly between her and Nicki Minaj.
Pink Shoots Dance Video In Support Of Women's Rights Campaign
Pink has recorded a high-energy video in support of the women's rights campaign, One Billion Rising for Justice. She performs with her tour crew to the song Break The Chain, wearing T-shirts with the foundation's logo. The goal is to end violence against women.
Jim Parsons Booked To Make 'SNL' Hosting Debut March 1st
Jim Parsons of 'The Big Bang Theory' will be joined by musical guest Beck when SNL returns March 1st. It’s Parson’s first time as host and Beck’s 7th appearance. Longtime cast member Seth Meyers is now host of Late Night. He’s replaced by comedian Colin Jost.
Drake: Rihanna is the 'ultimate fantasy'
Drake claims Rihanna is the ''ultimate fantasy'' woman. They had a brief fling in 2009, but are now just friends. He told Rolling Stone magazine: ''She's the ultimate fantasy. We have fun together, she's cool. But we're just friends.” He’s still looking for the right woman.
Elton John's 'Million Dollar Piano' hits theaters in March
The Million Dollar Piano, Elton John's lavish show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, has been captured in a concert film. It hits movie theaters nationwide in March. The show has grossed roughly $42.5 million. The piano is outfitted with 68 LED video screens.
Drop Dead Diva Will End After Sixth Season
Drop Dead Diva's upcoming sixth season will be the show's last. Lifetime promises that "all will be revealed" in the final season. The show is about a shallow model who dies in an accident and is resurrected in the body of a plus-sized attorney. The premiere is March 23.
Today's Birthdays: TV personality Hugh Downs is 93. Actress-singer Florence Henderson is 80. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is 72. Magician Teller (Penn and Teller) is 66. Opera singer Renee Fleming is 55. Actress Meg Tilly is 54. Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is 54. Singer-producer Dwayne Wiggins is 53. Actor Simon Pegg is 44. Rock singer Rob Thomas (Matchbox Twenty) is 42. Actor Matt Barr is 30. Actor Jake Lacy is 28. Actress Tiffany Thornton is 28. Actor Freddie Highmore is 22.