Fact: Taylor Swift extended her line-up of special guests on her ongoing Red tour in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday (21Sep13) when she welcomed Hunter Hayes to the stage. During her three-night stint in her adopted hometown, she performed with Luke Bryan and Rascal Flatts.
Quote: "At first, I had this idea that I was going to get a donkey, and I was on Donkeyrescue.com for weeks in my trailer making Red 2. But then John Malkovich persuaded me to get dwarf goats instead - they are way less maintenance than a donkey." Actress Mary-Louise Parker credits her Red 2 co-star John Malkovich with helping her to pick out her new pets.
Quote: "Me Helen as Victoria, I just kept saying I don't want to kill anyone. I just want to save all of them. Just make it clear, I'm not actually killing anyone." Dame Helen Mirren was uncomfortable with assassinating people in her new movie Red 2, despite playing a hit man.
Quote: "Helen is a boy's girl. She's smart, she is bawdy, she is sexy, he is refined and obviously talented, but she's the original boy's girl. Helen is who she is; she is the age she is. I wish more women did that." Actor John Malkovich is a big fan of his sexy Red and Red 2 co-star Helen Mirren.
Quote: "I don't know if I have a vacation for another year. You get really good at maintaining phone relationships with people you love, because you're just not going to get to see them all the time." Single singer Taylor Swift insists any future romance will have to be a long distance one as she prepares to go on tour to promote her new album Red.
Tweet: "Salutations twit Fam. Just so you know that 'Love Me Right' song is about 12 years old and Not a part of the Red album. Just another leak..." R&B star Ne-YO insists a 'new' track leaked online is actually years old. The singer is due to release his new album R.E.D. in September (12).
Fact: Duran Duran stole the spotlight from the movie stars at Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (14May11) as they performed at the annual showcase in France. The band agreed to play the set for the (Red) organisation to raise awareness about the Hiv/Aids epidemic.
Fact: Bruce Willis played the chivalrous gentleman at the London premiere of his new movie Red on Tuesday night (19Oct10) by helping his co-star DAME Helen Mirren find her diamond earring after the accessory fell off on the red carpet.
Quote: "Bruce (Willis) was the deciding factor for me doing this movie. I have a little bit of a flame in my heart for Bruce. But it's OK because my husband has a bit of a flame for (fellow Red star) Mary-Louise Parker, so that's all fine." DAME Helen Mirren took a part in upcoming movie RED because of a crush on co-star Bruce Willis.
Fact: Tony Award-winning Broadway play Red has recouped its $2.25 million (£1.5 million) production costs after just 14 weeks of performances. The show, starring Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne, joins only a handful of other New York stage productions to earn back investors' money this season (09/10) - Denzel Washington's Fences and Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson's A View From the Bridge are also among the big Broadway attractions.
Fact: Copies of the Red edition of British newspaper The Independent became a collector's item within hours of going on sale yesterday (16MAY06). The special edition paper, produced to highlight poverty issues in the third world, was being auctioned on eBay, with one edition fetching $17.80 (GBP9.90).