A Week In News: Batfleck, Miley Cyrus at VMA's, Taylor Swift's F-Bomb

Ben Affleck

Batfleck: Well, Warner Bros caught us all off guard last week, announcing Ben Affleck as the new Batman for the Man of Steel 2 - and just as we were winding down for the week. Take a look at the road Affleck took to reach one of the biggest roles in Hollywood. 

Is It Worth It? Let Me Twerk It: Forget N-Sync, Lady Gaga, Eminem or One Direction, because for better or worse, the MTV VMA's 2013 belonged to Miley Cyrus. She twerked in a nude bikini. The internet exploded. Rihanna looked confused. Check out the fallout here.

"Shut The F*ck Up!" Though it was Miley's night, Taylor Swift did her very best to steal the limelight at the Video Music Awards. While her ex-boyfriend Harry Styles was up on-stage, the country star dropped an F-Bomb. It was all caught on camera. Watch it here.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Split

Solitary Man: With all the excitement from the VMA's this week, one of the biggest stories in Hollywood for some time almost passed us by. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have called time on their marriage after 14 years. What's next for the actor? 

Marvel-ous: Intriguing news coming out of movie land this week, with action star Vin Diesel announcing plans to play Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy. But that's not all - it seems like the actor has future plans with Marvel. Find out what here.

Defying Gravity: The way the reviews are shaping up, Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' could have it all its own way at the awards ceremonies this year. The George Clooney starring sci-fi premiered at the Venice Film Festival this week, and still holds a perfect 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Check out what else's screening in Venice.

Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad

Walt White to Lex Luthor? The Man of Steel 2 cast is really beginning to take shape. First, we heard about Ben Affleck, then, speculation all but confirmed that Bryan Cranston - Heisenberg himself - will be playing villain Lex Luthor. But are there any similarities between Lex and Walt White?

Material Girl: Who said Madonna was on her way out? The pop superstar stormed Forbes' biggest earners list for the past twelve months, earning $125 million from her tour, merchandise and various endorsements. Steven Spielberg finished second, with Oprah in third. See the full list here.

Video of the Week: This week's hottest footage comes from our interview with indie-rockers Phoenix, who told us how being French means they can steal obscure songs and still be labelled geniuses. We're pretty sure they're joking. Make your own mind up by watching the interview here. 


Tags: Ben Affleck - Miley Cyrus - Harry Styles - Taylor Swift - Michael Douglas - Vin Diesel - George Clooney - Bryan Cranston - Madonna - Phoenix


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