TV, Theatre and Movie News 15th May 2014

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Tbs Extends Conan O'brien's 'Conan' Contract Until 2018

Conan O'Brien will be calling TBS home for at least a few more years.The comedian's late-night talk show 'Conan' has been extended until 2018, the...

15th May 2014 0:02



Actor Jason Patric Has Won Appeal To Fight For Legal Paternity

Jason Patric will be able to fight again to be legally recognised as the father of his 4 year-old son, Gus.The actor, whose victory occurred in a Los...

15th May 2014 1:09



The Reason Why Cbs Didn't Pick Up The 'How I Met Your Dad' Pilot

CBS shocked the television world on Wednesday (May 14th) when they passed on the much talked about sitcom, 'How I Met Your Dad.'A pilot of the show,...

15th May 2014 2:01



Coroner Rules Julia Roberts' Half Sister Committed Suicide

A Los Angeles County coroner has ruled Julia Roberts' half-sister died after taking her own life.Nancy Motes, 37, passed away in February (14), and...

15th May 2014 2:26



Actor Joseph Morgan Engaged

Immortals star Joseph Morgan is no longer single after proposing to girlfriend Persia White.The British actor is set to tie the knot with Girlfriends...

15th May 2014 2:26



Director Gordon Wiles Dies At 84

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In director Gordon Wiles has died at the age of 84.Wiles passed away on 27 April (14) in Irvine, California. The cause of...

15th May 2014 2:26



Chris Colfer To Play Noel Coward In Biopic

Glee star Chris Colfer is set to play gay playwright Noel Coward in an upcoming biopic.The Golden Globe winner is set to portray a younger version of...

15th May 2014 2:26



Amy Poehler Gives Up First-class Seat On Plane To New Mum - Report

Actress Amy Poehler showed off her kind side when she gave up her first class-seat on a flight from Los Angeles to New York to a mother with an...

15th May 2014 2:26



Matthew Perry's 'Odd Couple' Remake Will Hit Cbs This Fall

CBS has had a major shakeup of its programming by ordering 5 new dramas and 2 new comedies.One of the new shows will see the return of Matthew Perry...

15th May 2014 3:10



Emma Watson Set To Graduate From Brown University

Emma Watson will graduate from Brown University this month.The 'Harry Potter' star's four years at the Ivy League school will come to an end on May...

15th May 2014 6:04



Jon Hamm Sweated Like A Pig In India

Jon Hamm found filming in India a ''challenge'' because of the heat. The 'Mad Men' star was shooting new Disney movie 'Million Dollar Arm' with...

15th May 2014 6:21



Cbs Will Not Renew 'Two And A Half Men' After 12th Season

'Two And A Half Men' will come to an end after its 12th season airs this coming fall.The beloved comedy, which debuted in 2003, established itself as...

15th May 2014 7:04



American Idol Recap: Anniversary And Homecoming

Things are coming to a head on this week’s episode of American Idol. The finale is next week, so naturally, the contestants are pulling out all the...

15th May 2014 7:37



June Diane Raphael And Paul Scheer Welcome First Child

Actress June Diane Raphael and her husband Paul Scheer are first-time parents.The couple welcomed a baby boy on 30 April (14). Opening up about the...

15th May 2014 8:01



Scarlett Johansson's Defamation Trial Begins In France

Scarlett Johansson's defamation trial against French author Gregoire Delacourt has begun in Paris.The actress claims the writer's La premiere chose...

15th May 2014 8:01



Debbie Reynolds Bruises Her Face In Bathroom Fall

Movie veteran Debbie Reynolds is nursing a badly bruised face after a midnight fall at her Hollywood home.The Singin' in The Rain star showed off her...

15th May 2014 8:01



Jason Priestley Still Regrets Ending Romance With Blake Lively's Sister

Former Beverly Hills, 90210 star Jason Priestley still regrets ending his romance with Blake Lively's big sister Robyn as the hit teen soap was...

15th May 2014 8:01



Neil Patrick Harris Declined Late Night Gig

Actor Neil Patrick Harris declined an offer from America's Cbs network bosses to take over for David Letterman after he departs The Late Show.The...

15th May 2014 8:01



Game Of Thrones' Fourth Ale Set For December Release

A fourth beer inspired by Game Of Thrones will be available to boozy fans of the Tv adaptation of author George R.R. Martin's bestselling fantasy...

15th May 2014 8:01



Roberto Orci To Direct Star Trek 3

Roberto Orci is to direct 'Star Trek 3'.The screenwriter-and-producer is reportedly in talks with Skydance and Paramount to make his directorial...

15th May 2014 9:36



Critics Disappointed With The New "Godzilla"

Gather up your supplies and cover up in your basements, folks, because Godzilla is almost here (or you could just go with the more traditional option...

15th May 2014 9:52



Edgar Ramirez To Replace Gerard Butler In Point Break

Edgar Ramirez will replace Gerard Butler in 'Point Break'.The 37-year-old actor is in talks with production company Alcon over the role of Bodhi - a...

15th May 2014 10:04



Tom Hardy Cast In Kathryn Bigelow's True American

Tom Hardy has been cast in 'True American'.The actor will star in the crime drama directed by 'The Hurt Locker' Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow, The...

15th May 2014 10:04



First Photo Shows Ben Affleck As Aging Batman - This Could Be Good

Remember when Batman fans across the globe wept into their pillows after Ben Affleck was confirmed as the Caped Crusader for Zack Synder's Man of...

15th May 2014 10:13



'Two And A Half Men' Gets The Chop In Cbs Shakeup - Right Decision? [Poll]

Once the highest rated sitcom on American television, Two and a Half Men is facing the end after 12 seasons. It certainly proved its staying power,...

15th May 2014 10:46



Ashton Kutcher Lists Home For $12 Million. Buys New Home For $10 Million.

Ashton Kutcher has listed his Hollywood Hills home for a cool $12 million. The actor - who will be out of work on Two and a Half Men soon - is...

15th May 2014 11:41



Harvey Weinstein: 'I Did Not Snub Nicole Kidman Film In Cannes'

Harvey Weinstein has dismissed reports he deliberately snubbed the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Nicole Kidman's new Grace Kelly movie following a...

15th May 2014 12:07



Casey Kasem Found In Washington

U.S. broadcasting veteran Casey Kasem has been found in Washington just hours after his daughter filed a missing persons report in California.The...

15th May 2014 12:07



Model Samantha Harris' Fiance Jailed

Australian model Samantha Harris is facing the prospect of four years without her future husband after he was jailed for his part in a fatal car...

15th May 2014 12:07



Bond Villain's Teeth-maker Fined By Dentist Watchdog

A company boss who created the infamous metal teeth sported by Richard Kiel's Bond villain Jaws has been ordered to pay $1,600 (£1,000) as a...

15th May 2014 12:07



Jackie Kennedy's Letters To Be Sold

Candid letters written by former U.S. First Lady Jackie Kennedy to a priest are set to go under the hammer in Ireland.President John F. Kennedy's...

15th May 2014 12:07



Tyra Banks To Produce Transgender Docu-series

Tyra Banks is set to produce a new docu-series featuring transgender model/actress Carmen Carrera.The America's Next Top Model host will co-produce...

15th May 2014 12:07



Neighbors Moves In To Top Spot At U.k. Box Office

Seth Rogen's hit new comedy Neighbors has gatecrashed the U.K. box office chart by debuting in top place.The movie, also starring Zac Efron, took...

15th May 2014 12:07



Sports Star Michael Sam Lands Docu-series On Own

Tv titan Oprah Winfrey is set to feature sports star Michael Sam in a docu-series on her Tv network after he became the first openly gay athlete to...

15th May 2014 12:07



Fascinating Fact: 4196220

Stars including Alec Baldwin, Jenny Mccarthy and Donnie Wahlberg, actress Chloe Bennet and Scandal's Katie Lowes were among the guests who turned out...

15th May 2014 12:07



The Things They Tweet: 4196221

"The one and only Woody Allen told me tonight that his biggest pet peeve in Nyc is cyclists who ride against traffic." Alec Baldwin has revealed...

15th May 2014 12:07



Fascinating Fact: 4196222

David Beckham attracted a star-studded crowd when he threw a party in London on Wednesday night (14May14) to launch his new swimwear line for...

15th May 2014 12:07



The Things They Say: 4196223

"It was just a name that, like, came to my husband and I about a few months before she was born... we just gave ourselves the room to change our mind...

15th May 2014 12:07



Fascinating Fact: 4196224

Oscar nominee Amy Adams' new film Story of Your Life made an impression on studio executives on the first day of the Cannes Film Festival on...

15th May 2014 12:07



Fascinating Fact: 4196225

Bosses at America's Cbs network have declined to sign up for a full series of How I Met Your Mother spin-off, How I Met Your Dad, after viewing a...

15th May 2014 12:07



Viggo Mortensen Calls Lord Of The Rings Movies "Straight To Video, Sloppy" Films

Viggo Mortensen, the actor best known for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings movies, says the second and third films in the franchise were...

15th May 2014 13:49



Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Gets 5-Star Reviews At Cannes 2014 [Trailer]

‘Mr. Turner’ has enjoyed an emphatic opening at Cannes 2014, where many critics were moved to award Mike Leigh’s biopic of the British artist,...

15th May 2014 13:57



'Godzilla' Opens With A Bang, Concludes With A Roar - Reviews Roundup

Godzilla was always going to be a risky project for Gareth Edwards. His 2010 debut Monsters scored critical acclaim and the filmmaker immediately...

15th May 2014 15:10



Edgar Ramirez Replacing Gerard Butler In 'Point Break' Reboot

The ‘Point Break’ remake finally has its Bohdi as Edgar Ramirez takes over the role from Gerard Butler. The film, which will retain the original...

15th May 2014 15:16



Aaron Taylor-johnson Cried During Godzilla

Aaron Taylor-Johnson cried when he watched 'Godzilla'. The 23-year-old actor stars as military man Lieutenant Ford Brody in the science fiction...

15th May 2014 16:06



Emily Blunt Broke Tom Cruise's Spirit

Emily Blunt broke Tom Cruise's spirit.The 'Edge of Tomorrow' stars were shooting scenes for their new film in a small studio while wearing heavy body...

15th May 2014 16:06



James Franco Says 'Spring Breakers 2' Will Fail, Compares Original To 'Taxi Driver'

James Franco - yeah, the guy who keeps doing weird things on Instagram and Whatsapp - says the planned Spring Breakers sequel will be a "terrible"...

15th May 2014 16:09



Malik Bendjelloul Tribute Planned For Cannes

Malik Bendjelloul's Oscar-winning film Searching For Sugar Man is to be given a special screening during the Cannes Film festival in France as a...

15th May 2014 16:10



Angelina Jolie Planning Experimental Movie With Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie is hoping to push boundaries by making an "experimental" art house film with her fiance Brad Pitt.The Hollywood actress has confirmed...

15th May 2014 16:10



Model Megan Gale Is A First-time Mother

Australian model/actress Megan Gale is a first-time mother after giving birth to a son.The brunette beauty gave birth to River Alan Thomas Hampson,...

15th May 2014 16:10



French Strike Causes Chaos At Cannes

A strike by French air traffic controllers caused chaos at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (15May14) as attendees were caught up in the travel...

15th May 2014 16:10



Kevin Spacey Wants Urgent Treatment For 'Kill' Threat Woman

Actor Kevin Spacey has urged a judge in the U.S. to detain a woman for urgent psychiatric treatment after she threatened to torture and shoot him.The...

15th May 2014 16:10



Lara Bingle Avoids Jail In Driving Case

Sam Worthington's girlfriend Lara Bingle has been handed a two-year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to driving offences.The 27-year-old...

15th May 2014 16:10



Aaron Hernandez Facing Double Murder Charge

Troubled American football star Aaron Hernandez has been slapped with two murder charges over allegations he was involved in a bloody drive-by...

15th May 2014 16:10



Oprah Winfrey Targeted In Bizarre Land Lawsuit

Oprah Winfrey is facing a lawsuit over claims she has riled hikers by blocking trails through a piece of land she owns in Colorado.The Tv titan...

15th May 2014 16:10



Rodney Dangerfield Comedy School To Open

Late funnyman Rodney Dangerfield is to be honoured with a comedy school in his name and a posthumous doctorate from a New York college.The comedy...

15th May 2014 16:10



Fascinating Fact: 4196393

British royal Prince Harry sent his first tweet on Thursday (15May14). The message was sent through the official Clarence House account to publicise...

15th May 2014 16:10



The Things They Say: 4196394

"There was about a month where I already knew that I'd been cast, before the announcement, so it was tough to keep it under wraps. I was a huge Star...

15th May 2014 16:10



The Things They Say: 4196395

"I think it's going to be hard to recapture what we had when the show was out, to be very honest... I wish them all the best." Former Heroes star...

15th May 2014 16:10



With 5% On Rotten Tomatoes, Is 'Grace Of Monaco' The Worst Movie Of 2014?

We could have guessed that Grace of Monaco was going to be diabolical when it emerged that Harvey Weinstein had opted against turning up for its...

15th May 2014 17:36



Nick 'Grimmy' Grimshaw Is Losing Listeners At A Rate Of Knots

It hasn’t been the smoothest of transitions from Chris Moyles to Nick Grimshaw for Radio 1 - the Breakfast Show host Nick has lost more than half a...

15th May 2014 17:38



Check Out Robert Pattinson's Southern Drawl In The Trailer For 'Rover' [Trailer + Pictures]

Robert Pattinson plays a young man called Rey in ‘The Rover’. He gets caught up in a tumultuous and perennially unnerving coalition with a...

15th May 2014 17:40



Disney Reveal 'Cinderella' Live Action Reimagining: How Dark Will It Be? [Trailer]

Disney has revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming live action reimagining of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. Starring Lily James in...

15th May 2014 19:17



Timothy Spall Wins Rave Reviews At Cannes For Role As Painter J.m.w. Turner

British actor Timothy Spall has been tipped as an early Oscars contender after wowing critics at the Cannes International Film Festival with his...

15th May 2014 20:06



Harrison Ford Offered Blade Runner Sequel Role

Harrison Ford has been asked to reprise his role in a sequel to his 1982 film Blade Runner.The Raiders of the Lost Ark star played Rick Deckard, a...

15th May 2014 20:06



Columbus Short Pleads Not Guilty To Bar Brawl Charge

Actor Columbus Short has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of aggravated battery relating to a bloody bar brawl in Los Angeles in March (14).The...

15th May 2014 20:06



Jason Patric Celebrating 'Surreal' Court Victory In Paternity Battle

Actor Jason Patric is celebrating after landing the right to fight for custody of his four-year-old son Gus.The Speed 2 star and his lawyer appeared...

15th May 2014 20:06



Andrew Lloyd Webber Moving Forward With School Of Rock Project

Theatre mogul Lord Lloyd Webber is moving forward with plans to turn Jack Black's music movie School Of Rock into a stage show.The British composer...

15th May 2014 20:06



Emma Watson Graduating From Brown University

Actress Emma Watson is set to graduate from Brown University later this month (May14).The Harry Potter star will receive a degree in English...

15th May 2014 20:06



'Foxcatcher' For Cannes: Steve Carell Was First Choice For Obsessive Wrestling Coach Role [Pictures]

This week Foxcatcher will be one of the movies premiering at the Cannes Film Festival. The dark true story adaptation is bound to turn a lot of...

15th May 2014 20:10



Gwyneth Paltrow Wins Permanent Restraining Order Against Crazed Fan

An overzealous Gwyneth Paltrow fan has been ordered to stay away from the actress and her estranged husband Chris Martin for the next three years.The...

15th May 2014 23:05



James Franco Blasts Spring Breakers Sequel Plans

James Franco has blasted plans to make a Spring Breakers sequel, insisting he and director Harmony Korine won't have anything to do with the...

15th May 2014 23:05



Nina Simone Biopic Producers Sued By Director

The writer/director of jazz and blues legend Nina Simone's biopic is suing the film's producers for allegedly cutting her out of the decision-making...

15th May 2014 23:05



Glenn Close Returning To Broadway In A Delicate Balance Revival

Actress Glenn Close is set to return to the Broadway stage for the first time in 20 years in a revival of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama...

15th May 2014 23:05



Lucy Hale Dating Joel Crouse - Report

Actress Lucy Hale is reportedly dating country singer Joel Crouse.The Pretty Little Liars star and Crouse were photographed together at a Los Angeles...

15th May 2014 23:05



Arnold Schwarzenegger Sues Over Alleged Exploitation Of Name And Image

Arnold Schwarzenegger has filed a $10 million (£6.25 million) lawsuit against bosses at a Nevada-based nutritional supplements company, amid...

15th May 2014 23:05



Halle Berry & Naomi Watts Land Films At Cannes

Halle Berry and Naomi Watts have landed big movie deals during the first full day of the Cannes International Film Festival.Berry has landed the lead...

15th May 2014 23:05



The Things They Say: 4196782

"Writing a novel scares me, so I thought, 'Well, I'm going to do it'." Actress Jane Fonda is planning her first novel, titled Amanda's Secrets.

15th May 2014 23:05



The Things They Say: 4196783

"This is Tom Cruise's idea, of course... This is not something I would think to do. This is how Tom Cruise promotes a movie." Emily Blunt is not...

15th May 2014 23:05



The Things They Tweet: 4196784

"Louis Ck should be Batman. I'm so bored of abs and veins and exoskeleton men. I want Batman to wear sweatpants & eat cheesecake & be tired." Actress...

15th May 2014 23:05


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