'Heat' broadens buddy-cop movie mix with 2 women
2013-06-30 08:31:50 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The buddy-cop movie has been around for decades, typically starring two mismatched male characters, except for those few instances where the buddies are actually a man and a dog, as in 1989's "K-9" and "Turner & Hooch."
Now Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are getting int...
2 new leads are tapped for Broadway's 'Annie'
2013-06-28 16:05:37 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Two 11-year-old actresses who have played orphans and been understudies in the Broadway revival of "Annie" have been picked to permanently take over from Lilla Crawford in the title role, a step up that has left them beaming.
Taylor Richardson and Sadie Sink, both natural redhe...
David Chase memorializes James Gandolfini
2013-06-28 16:00:00 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The creator of "The Sopranos" said at James Gandolfini's funeral that the actor brought the traits of a sad boy, "amazed and confused," to the role of Tony Soprano.
"You were a good boy," David Chase said Thursday at the ceremony at New York's Cathedral Church of Saint John the...
'Lone Ranger' stars have historic roots in justice
2013-06-26 11:04:24 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer fight for justice in their upcoming film, "The Lone Ranger," but their ancestors did it for real.
Genealogy research website Ancestry.com revealed Wednesday the two actors descend from historic American freedom fighters.
Hammer plays the Lone ...
Carrey says 'Kick-Ass 2' too violent after Newtown
2013-06-25 05:59:38 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Carrey is distancing himself from his own movie, saying the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre changed his perspective on the violence in his upcoming action comedy "Kick-Ass 2."
The actor filmed his part in the superhero vigilante film a month before December's mass shoo...
Marriage, the sequel for 'Star Wars' creator Lucas
2013-06-25 06:15:30 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's marriage, episode II for George Lucas.
A Lucasfilm spokeswoman confirms the "Star Wars" creator married longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson in a weekend ceremony at Skywalker Ranch north of San Francisco.
It's the second wedding for the 69-year-old Lucas, who was marr...
Angelina Jolie urges world to end rape in war
2013-06-25 06:16:44 UTC
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie made her debut before the U.N.'s most powerful body as a special envoy for refugees Monday and urged the world's nations to make the fight against rape in war a top priority.
She told the Security Council that "hundreds of thousands — if not million...
Earth, Wind and Fire dropping new album Sept. 10
2013-06-24 12:48:53 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, Wind and Fire initially wanted to release its new album around the 2012 presidential election, but the band realized it wasn't satisfied with the songs it created.
"We have a lot more bells and whistles in place now and the record is better," singer Philip Bailey said in...
Funeral plans set for actor James Gandolfini
2013-06-24 12:45:10 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The funeral for James Gandolfini will be held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
An HBO spokeswoman speaking on behalf of Gandolfini's family says the funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m.
The 51-year-old star of "The Sopranos" died Wednes...
Trial provides portrait of Jackson as a father
2013-06-23 18:16:12 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Courtrooms have supplied the epilogue to Michael Jackson's life. They've provided the forum where his debts have been settled, his final days dissected and his life depicted as a cautionary tale.
In nearly four years of court proceedings, two juries have watched Jackson come...
Maria Menounos in Greek Flag Bikini
2013-06-21 01:46:01 UTC
Looking good, girl!
Maria Menounos was spotted this week in Greece on vacay with her family, friends and BF Keven Undergaro, celebrating her 35th birthday.
The TV host, who is of Greek descent, looked Extra! toned and tan in her blue-and-white striped Greek flag bikini while enjoying a day on t...
When Is the Royal Baby Due?
2013-06-21 01:31:42 UTC
Since making her final, pre-delivery public appearance last Saturday, the Duchess of Cambridge has left everyone from monarchy-deprived Americans to Kate Middleton impersonators anxiously refreshing their twitter feeds to make sure they don’t miss out on any baby news. Middleton isn’t due until J...
James Gandolfini: He let his characters star
2013-06-21 00:24:42 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — James Gandolfini would have hated all this fuss.
He was an actor who shrank from attention for anything but the roles he brought to life. No false modesty. He simply did his best to remain a private citizen behind his public characters. These included, of course, Tony Soprano...
Some of Tony Soprano's memorable lines
2013-06-20 04:35:26 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Some memorable lines spoken by the late James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos":
—"You know my feelings: Every day is a gift. It's just, does it have to be a pair of socks?"
—"What kind of (expletive) human being am I, if my own mother wants me dead?"
Chef describes kids' grief over Jackson's death
2013-06-19 06:00:32 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's personal chef described for jurors the home lives of the children during the final months of the singer's life and their ongoing grief over their father's death nearly four years ago.
Gone are the freewheeling days when the children, Prince, Paris and B...
Lil Wayne: I'm not stepping on US flag in video
2013-06-19 05:50:18 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Lil Wayne says he wasn't intentionally stepping on the American flag when shooting his latest video.
Video of the rapper from his music video shoot for the song "God Bless Amerika" hit the Web on Monday. In it, he appears to be stepping on top of the American flag. But he sa...
Second City co-founder brought intellect to comedy
2013-06-18 04:34:07 UTC
CHICAGO (AP) — Comedy fans know the names — John Belushi, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Joan Rivers — but before those famous faces graced Hollywood movies or the "Saturday Night Live" stage they were discovered by Bernie Sahlins, co-founder of The Second City.
Alumni of the Chicago comed...
Dave Chappelle to headline monthlong comedy tour
2013-06-18 04:32:38 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Chappelle is making his most substantial return to stand-up comedy with a one-month tour for Funny Or Die.
The comedian will headline the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, which kicks off Aug. 23 in Austin, Texas. The 13-date, two-stage tour concludes Sept. 22 in P...
Family tweets indicate Kim Kardashian gives birth
2013-06-17 04:40:32 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks to be a baby girl for Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West. Or does it?
The couple was keeping silent on Sunday in the wake of multiple reports that Kardashian gave birth over the weekend — about a month premature.
But Kardashian's sister Kh...
Who’s made it through to the final - The Voice UK
2013-06-15 22:06:53 UTC
So there we have it, the semi-final is over. And what an unbelievable feast of vocals, drama, shocks and breakdancing it was.
First and foremost, let’s shed a tear and wave goodbye to four tremendous artists: Ash, Karl, Leah, Cleo, Mike, Joseph, . If that’s the last we’ve heard of them, we’l...
Kate Is Cheered at Last Official Royal Engagement Before Baby
2013-06-15 16:59:49 UTC
The Duchess of Cambridge was pretty in pink as she helped fete Queen Elizabeth at her birthday parade in London Saturday.
The expectant royal rode an open-topped carriage and later joined three generations of the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace.
On Kate's last official en...
Kendall and Kylie Jenner Show Off Summer Clothing Line, Reveal Debut Date in New Video—Watch Now!
2013-06-15 07:58:24 UTC
Kendall and Kylie Jenner are quite the fashionable entrepreneurs!
In a video message posted on Keek today, the sisters revealed the debut date of their PacSun summer clothing line.
"We have an announcement. June 22, our summer collection coming out, finally," Kendall began as the two cozied up ...
Farrah Abraham Highlights Boob Job With a Nip Slip at Vegas Strip Club Pool Party
2013-06-15 07:47:35 UTC
Maybe Farrah Abraham just hasn't gotten the hang of her new boobs yet.
But, if you're going to have a nip slip, a strip club pool party is the place to have it!
The former Teen Mom star, who enthusiastically confirmed yesterday that she recently went from a C to a D-cup, popped out of her bikin...
Mumford & Sons cancels Bonnaroo performance
2013-06-14 01:38:59 UTC
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Mumford & Sons has canceled its headlining performance at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee.
The decision comes after bassist Ted Dwane received treatment this week for a blood clot on his brain.
The band made the announcement on its Facebook page.
AEG CEO cites conflicting info on Jackson health
2013-06-14 01:52:25 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts testified Thursday that he received conflicting and confusing information about the singer's health days before his death.
AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips said he was concerned about information from...