Latest John Belushi News


Eddie Murphy: 'I Hate Reading Anything Negative About Myself'

The Beverly Hills Cop star used to be a computer nerd but now he doesn't own one because he cannot avoid reading bad reviews and gossip. "I used to be the hippest...

Eddie Murphy's Sobriety Strengthens Faith

Eddie Murphy thanks God that he has never taken drugs.The 55-year-old actor thinks there are a number of times he could have ''wound up crashing and burning'', such as when he was offered cocaine by...

Dan Aykroyd Helping To Adapt Blues Brothers For Animated Series

Belushi's widow, Judy, has teamed up with her late husband's comedy partner Aykroyd to produce the new show, which will follow their characters Jake and Elwood Blues as they embark on musical adventures....

Russell Crowe Salutes John Belushi On Saturday Night Live

The Oscar winner poked fun at himself and his The Nice Guys co-star Ryan Gosling, who he called "a beautiful young woman", on the weekend (09Apr16) sketch show, and showed off his comedy...

Lost John Belushi Punk Track To Be Released

The Animal House star's widow gave Fear frontman Lee Ving permission to complete the track, Neighbors, which was originally recorded for Belushi's 1981 film of the same name, but cut from the soundtrack....

Dan Aykroyd Launches Blues Record Label

The Ghostbusters star and Judith will help sign and develop both veteran and upcoming acts to Blues Brothers Records, their label named in honour of Aykroyd and Belushi's cult 1980 film and their...

John Belushi Tops Snl Stars Poll

John Belushi has topped a new poll to find the best stars of long-running U.S. Tv show Saturday Night Live.To mark the 40th anniversary of the show, Rolling Stone magazine editors have graded all 141...

Gwar's Dave Brockie And Entertainment's Dangerous Relationship With Heroin

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie died of a heroin overdose Other celebs who have passed away from the drug It was recently announced that frontman of theatrical horror-rock band GWAR has died of a heroin overdose,...

Ellen Page To Play John Belushi's Wife In Biopic

Ellen Page will play John Belushi's wife in the new biopic about the late comic.The 'Inception' actress has entered negotiations to star as Judith Jacklin in the Emile Hirsch fronted film, which recounts Belushi's rise...

Ellen Page In Talks To Play John Belushi's Wife In Film Biopic

Actress Ellen Page is reportedly in talks to take on the role of John Belushi's wife in an upcoming film biopic.If she signs on, the Juno star will appear opposite Emile Hirsch as the late...

Miles Teller For John Belushi Biopic?

Miles Teller is set to play Dan Aykroyd in a new film.The 'That Awkward Moment' star will play the 'Ghostbusters' actor in a biopic about John Belushi, the late comic who was Aykroyd's close pal...

Emile Hirsch Cast In John Belushi Biopic

Emile Hirsch has been cast as the lead in the John Belushi biopic.The 28-year-old actor will front the film about the late comedian, which follows his career as one of the original cast members of...

It's Official: Emile Hirsch Will Play John Belushi In New Biopic

Emile Hirsch has been chosen to play the late, great comic actor John Belushi in an upcoming biopic from Steve Conrad.The film will follow Belushi's life prior to and upon finding fame in the late...

Emile Hirsch Cast As John Belushi In Upcoming Biopic

Emile Hirsch will play John Belushi in an upcoming biopic. The casting has been confirmed by TheWrap who have also provided details of the production. The film will be written and directed by Steve Conrad...

Emile Hirsch Confirmed For Belushi Biopic

Into The Wild star Emile Hirsch has been confirmed to play John Belushi in an upcoming biopic about the tragic funnyman.He will lead the cast of Steve Conrad's new movie, which has the full backing...

Joaquin Phoenix To Play John Belushi In Biopic?

Joaquin Phoenix is in the running to play the lead in the John Belushi biopic.'The Master' actor faces stiff competition from 'Into The Wild' star Emile Hirsch to front the film about the late comedian....

Joaquin Phoenix Circling John Belushi Role

With the news that the John Belushi biopic is back on after a stagnant few years, thoughts have turned to who will play the mercurial talent who was there at the very beginnings of Saturday...

Emile Hirsch Leads The Race To Play Belushi In Biopic

Into The Wild star Emile Hirsch is in talks to portray tragic funnyman John Belushi in a new biopic.The Hangover director Todd Phillips has stepped aside and now Steve Conrad, who wrote the script, will...

John Belushi's Devastating Skateboarding Accident On The Blues Brothers Set

Actor John Belushi fought through the pain while shooting the last few scenes of movie classic The Blues Brothers after suffering a devastating skateboarding accident.The cast and crew of the musical comedy were wrapping up...

John Belushi's Drug Problems Caused Headaches On The Blues Brothers Set

Producers of cult film The Blues Brothers considered hiring a body double to shoot some of John Belushi's scenes, because he was often too stoned to show up for work.Belushi and his best pal Dan...

Lindsay Lohan Banned From Chateau Marmont Over $46k Bill

Lindsay Lohan has been declared persona non grata at one of her favourite Hollywood hotspots, after racking up a bill of $46,350.04. The actress is no longer welcome at the Chateau Marmont on the Sunset...

Zach Galifianakis Joins A Confederacy Of Dunces

Zach Galifianakis is set to star in 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.The 'Hangover' actor looks set to be joined by 'The Muppets' director James Bobin in the movie adaptation of John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel...

Booker T And The Mgs Bassist Donald 'Duck' Dunn Dies, Aged 70

Donald Dunn, the Booker T and the MG's bassist and one of the most influential bass players of the 1960s and 70s, was found dead in Tokyo this week after playing dates that were postponed...

Animal House Hits Broadway, With Help From Barenaked Ladies

John Belushi's cult comedy 'Animal House' is coming to Broadway. The New York Post reported yesterday (March 5, 2012), on the 30th anniversary of his tragic death. Universal Pictures have announced that the 1978 frat-party...

Legendary John Belushi Remebered, 30 Years On

It was 30 years ago on Monday (March 5, 2012), that comedian John Belushi was found dead in Bungalow No. 3 of the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. He died of an accidental drug overdose...

John Belushi Kept Steven Spielberg Up At Night

Steven Spielberg had plenty of sleep issues while he was making 1979 comedy 1941 with tragic funnyman John Belushi - because the star regularly woke his director in the middle of the night and asked...

Jim Belushi To Star In New Sitcom

Jim Belushi has sold his new sitcom pilot to TV network Abc.According to ew.com, the star of K-9 is involved in a new comedy "where a co-dependent father and his teenage daughter's relationship is turned...

Aykroyd Breathing Life Back Into Blues Brothers

Dan Aykroyd is working to bring The Blues Brothers back to the small screen with a new TV series based on the comedy music duo he formed with late funnyman John Belushi.Belushi performed in character...

Curtin: 'Belushi Hated Women Writers'

Movie legend John Belushi has been outed as a male chauvinist by his Saturday Night Live co-star Jane Curtin, who has revealed the Blues Brothers actor made it clear he didn't think women were funny...

Aykroyd: 'Belushi Would Have Ruled Broadway'

DAN AYKROYD is convinced his late friend JOHN BELUSHI would have quit Hollywood and gone on to become one of Broadway's top directors if he had lived.The comedy legend passed away in 1982 at the...

John Belushi

John Belushi Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.