Tom Hanks And Emma Thompson To Tell Walt Disney And ‘Mary Poppins’ Story In New Film

Back in February we heard about a new Disney movie about the making of the Mary Poppins film, basically chronicling how Walt Disney got the rights to the original book in the first place. The film is called Saving Mr. Banks and was originally rumored to star the incredible, Meryl Streep. We also heard back in February that Tom Hanks was in talks to star in the movie. Today Deadline is reporting that Tom Hanks is definitely in negotiations, and not just for any role, but to play Walt Disney himself. I’ve also learned that Meryl is not in the picture anymore, and they are in talks with Emma Thompson, to play the lead female role, the author of Mary Poppins. More »

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Jude Law And Rooney Mara Surface On The Set Of Their New Movie ‘The Bitter Pill’

Today we get first pics from the New York set of the new movie, The Bitter Pill starring Rooney Mara and Jude Law. Rooney is definitely showing off a different look with her new film. Gone are the days of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, I almost didn’t recognize Rooney from the pics from the set of her new film. The Bitter Pill also stars Channing Tatum alongside Rooney and Jude, and it is directed by Steven Soderbergh, who did Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve and Thirteen alongside a whole long list of other credits. I’m fascinated about this one… More »

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Beyoncé Flaunts Her Beach Bod In St.Barts

Earlier in the week we saw pics of Beyoncé and her baby girl, Blue Ivy, on a yacht in St.Barts, where the family is on vacation. Today we have more photos from the Knowles-Carter spring holiday; we have great pics of the stunning new mom, Beyoncé, frolicking in the waves and laying on the beach with her hubby, Jay-Z. Blue Ivy has not yet ventured to the sand, so she must be catching some shut eye while mom and dad spend some time in the sun and sea. Rumor has it that Bey and Jay-Z may have renewed their vows on this vacation. Check out the beautiful pics- Bey is seriously a stunner… More »

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Britney Spears Promises A BIG Announcement

Britney Spears updated her official iPhone app late Tuesday afternoon to tease an announcement that is scheduled to be made today. Almost as soon as Britney‘s tease was published, Deadline posted a news story that claims that Britney is very close to signing her deal to judge The X Factor. It’s possible that Britney‘s announcement could have something to do with X Factor … or not. She also tweeted a message about a recent dance rehearsal so … maybe her announcement is something different altogethr. HMMM. What could our dear Britney be ready to announce? More »

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Watch: Hustle Roses’s Single ‘Alive’ Is Featured On ‘Gossip Girl’

My good friend and AMAZING musician Hustle Roses provided some of the music for Christian Siriano‘s Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection at New York Fashion Week last February. Last night, she provided some of the music from this week’s episode of Gossip Girl. During a very important party scene, Hustle Roses‘s Alive could be heard in the background … and then got pumped up to the forefront once the action really got … interesting. Click below to check out video of Hustle Roses‘s debut on Gossip Girl last night. More »

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Watch: Nicki Minaj Sits Down To Chat On ABC’s ‘Nightline’

Nicki Minaj was interviewed this week on ABC‘s Nightline to promote the release of her sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded and over the course of her chat revealed some new information about herself. For one thing, she hates being compared to Lady Gaga. For another thing, she admits completely to being a “crazy lunatic”. I just can’t help but love her. In case you missed her interview this week, you can watch her Nightline appearance in full below. How much do you know about Nicki Minaj? Do you want to know more? Check it out. More »

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Madonna’s ‘MDNA’ World Tour Setlist Has Leaked

The fansite Madonnarama has been breaking Madonna news left and right ever since she announced last year that she had begun work on a new album. Thruout the recording process, Madonnarama has reported on song titles, lyrics, etc. They had the inside scoop on Madonna‘s Super Bowl performance before it even happened and now that she is rehearsing for her upcoming world tour, they have NEW inside scoop on what to expect. Now, not everyone loves spoilers so … if you want to be surprised by the setlist for Madonna‘s MDNA World Tour, you might want to avert your eyes. For those of you (like me) who are dying to know what songs from Maddy‘s massive catalog will be performed live on tour … read on. More »

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HBO Renews ‘Game Of Thrones’ For Season 3

HBO has only aired 2 episodes of the second season of its hit show Game of Thrones but they’ve already decided to bring the show back for a 3rd season. In an announcement made today, HBO made it clear that GoT will live beyond this current second season … and they vow, Season 3 is Coming! Great news, right? Click below to read more deets about this exciting show renewal. More »

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Garbage Officially Kicks Off Their New Tour In LA

Last Friday I was very lucky to get to see Garbage play their secret rehearsal show at the Bootleg Theater but the band’s new tour kicked off officially last night at the El Rey Theater. Once again, Darion and I were front and center for Garbage‘s return to the stage. Earlier in the day, I did a bit of running and a bit of shopping. At the concert, we were met by my friend Irene and an amazing time was had by all. More »

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Les News, 041012

  • Caine‘s homemade arcade is amazing. [Buzzfeed]
  • A lot of people are happy with Electronic Arts that they feature gay characters in their video games. [ONTD!]
  • Nic/Joel take the kids to the beach. [PopSugar]
  • Usher is alive and well. [GossipCop]
  • Claudia Schiffer has been selling Guess for 30 years. [Oh La La]
  • Beware the bear. [Towleroad]
  • Rick Santorum quits. [Newser]
  • Bone Pugz & Harmony [Heavy]
  • Justin Bieber really, really wants to be Michael Jackson. [Idolator]
  • Have you met Miriam Bryant? [arjanwrites]
  • Rooney Mara shows off a new look for her new movie. [Starpulse]
  • One Direction make their way to Oz. [Global Grind]
  • Chris Evans promotes The Avengers in Brazil. [LaineyGossip]
  • Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense) is 24, Mandy Moore is 28, Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is 42, Babyface is 54 and Max von Sydow is 83 years old. Click HERE to see who else is celebrating a birthday today.
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