There's only one thing movie studios love more than a certified hit: churning out a a sequel to that certified hit.

Sometimes, this is a great idea (The Godfather 2). Other times? Not so much (any non-original Pirates of the Caribbean). But it's not a trend Hollywood will cease any time soon, as evidenced by an abundance of recent movie news. To wit:

Posted in: Movie News


That was essentially MTV's reaction to its first look at Anne Hathway in the iconic role of Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises. The actress learned of this response - which, technically, included the words “underwhelming” and “unflattering" - and issued a comeback of her own:

Posted in: Anne Hathaway

Is there another Jackie Evancho out there? That's what America's Got Talent was hoping for last night, as it gave us a special performance show based on YouTube submissions...

TNC Elite - The choice of a slowed down version of "I Got a Feeling" was weird. I hated the costumes and the fact that there were unnecessary backup dancers. Like normal clogging teams, they were sharp in synchronization, formations, or timing. The solo section without music was the best part, but it defeated the reason for them using contemporary music. My Grade: C

Samantha Ronson has been officially charged with two misdemeanors after her DUI joyride the other morning en route home to L.A. from Las Vegas.

The San Bernardino County D.A. hit Samantha with two charges - driving under the influence, and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08.

Posted in: Samantha Ronson

Deservedly or not, Chris Brown continues to bear the brunt of media scrutiny over an event that took place almost 2.5 years ago now. Case in point:

He got a role in a romantic comedy. Good for him, right? Sure, but Anderson Cooper still took a shot at him and referenced the Rihanna incident.

Posted in: Chris Brown

Andy Cohen is stuck talking to the likes of Teresa Giudice and Camille Grammer for a living, but the Bravo host can rest happily at night... with dollar signs dancing around in his head!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cohen has signed a "low seven figure" deal to publish a memoir.

Posted in: Reality TV

Polygamist cult leader Warren Jeffs received the maximum sentence from a Texas jury on Tuesday. The 55-year-old was given a life sentence, plus 20 years.

Following his convictions of aggravated sexual assault and sexual assault of two young girls, ages 12 and 15, who he claimed were his "spiritual brides," Jeffs was accused of sexually abusing and manipulating them into a subservient lifestyle.

Posted in: Celebrity Scandals