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"There's an unfortunate announcement coming out right now, concerning myself and the Born This Ball. Im so sorry. I barely know what to say. I've been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now,over the past month it has worsened. I've been praying it would heal. I hid it from my staff, I didn't want to disappoint my amazing fans. However after last nights performance I could not walk and still can't. To the fans in Chicago Detroit & Hamilton I hope you can forgive me, as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself. Im devasted & sad. It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry."
Antonia Thomas and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett at the Collabor8te Connected by NOKIA Premiere at Regent Street Cinema today:
And Iwan Rheon has been busy filming, so behind the cut, check out some Vicious and Bang! Bang! stuff:
A very small glimpse of the new sitcom Vicious, starring Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, as well as Iwan Rheon and Frances De La Tour (25secs in). Also some David Tennant right after, if you're interested.
And shots of Iwan Rheon filming his first music video, Bang! Bang!:
Iwan performing an acoustic version of Bang! Bang! at a London gig a month ago:
Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Utopia post! Go!
It's no secret that "Parks and Recreation" had some growing pains -- even the stars and co-creators recognize that fact. At the start of the NBC comedy, Leslie Knope, played by Amy Poehler, was a very different character than she is now in the show's fifth season.
"We had originally written her character as kind of deluded, but [Amy’s] very aware, very hip," "Parks and Rec" co-creator Greg Daniels told The New York Post. "By Season 2, the character had a lot more of her personality in it."
In an interview with The Huffington Post's Mike Ryan, Poehler acknowledged the Season 1 issues.
"Well, our first six episodes were basically a pilot. We shot them all at once. Our Season 1 was six episodes. So, everyone is like, 'I didn't like Season 1,'" Poehler said. "And I'm like, 'Well, it was six episodes and we were trying to work it out.'" She added, "Yeah, there's often a little bit of growing pains. Although, I'm frankly very proud of those episodes."
Adam Scott, Poehler's "Parks and Rec" co-star, also said he liked the first season.
A turning point for the series, according to Daniels, was the Season 2 premiere episode, "Pawnee Zoo."
"I think about the episode where she was trying to get publicity for the zoo with a penguin wedding, but then the penguins were both gay, and she got into trouble with the community and she went to the clubs to get the support of the gay community," Daniels said. "And you saw that this isn’t Amy doing Hillary Clinton. It’s what Amy Poehler would be like in small-town government."
Kelly Clarkson is having the best year ever ... so far. Just before the New Year rung in, she got engaged to Nashville-based talent manager Brandon Blackstock. Then the 30-year-old singer took to the Grammys stage last night for a breathtaking tribute to Carole King and Patti Page, and she even walked away with an award for Best Pop Vocal Album after a slightly embarrassing acceptance speech. (It's all good, Miguel. We know who you are!)
But just when we thought Clarkson couldn't stop grinning, she revealed to the world via Twitter (because where else do we get our news these day) that manicurist Deborah Lippmann has created a custom nail polish color in her honor. The purple holographic glitter lacquer. The shimmering hue added the perfect pop of color against her short, rounded nails.
She joins an already impressive line-up of celebrity-inspired Lippmann shades, including "Believe" (Cher), "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" (Pat Benatar) and "No More Drama" (Mary J. Blige). We'll have to wait until later this year once the nail polish launches to find out which Clarkson song it will be named after. But that hasn't stopped her from taking an unofficial poll:
What do you think Kelly Clarkson's nail polish color should be called?
Casting a Hollywood film takes a great deal of patience, especially when a studio's first choice turns down a role.
From "Iron Man" to "Pretty Woman," some of the biggest hits may have had a totally different look if the lead roles hadn't been passed on by other actors. We've gathered 12 major roles that were recast — and the actors who missed out on and scored the part.
Take a look through the slideshow below to see who almost headlined these iconic films.
Vivian Ward in "Pretty Woman"
Julia Roberts captured hearts across the nation with her role as Richard Gere's escort turned romantic interest Vivian Ward. But this love story may have had a different look had the film's first choice accepted the role.
The Part Almost Went To ...
Molly Ringwald was first offered the part but turned it down, making way for Roberts to perform one of her most memorable roles.
Indiana Jones in "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Harrison Ford is best known for his role as the fearless archaeologist Indiana Jones. But that runaway boulder was almost chasing another leading man.
The Part Almost Went To ...
The film's writer and producer George Lucas was set on Tom Selleck as Jones, but Steven Spielberg pushed for Ford.
Neo in "The Matrix"
Keanu Reeves scored a huge win after being cast as Neo in the science fiction hit film "The Matrix." But Reeves initially had a little competition for the part.
The Part Almost Went To ...
Ewan McGregor was first cast at Neo but decided to turn down the film to play Obi-Wan Kenobe in "Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menance."
Jack Dawson in "Titanic"
Leonardo DiCaprio struck gold when he was cast as the love interest of Kate Winslet in the mega hit "Titanic." But had the studio had its choice, another Hollywood hottie would have played the role of Jack Dawson.
The Part Almost Went To ...
Matthew McConaughey was the first choice for the role of Jack. But in the end, Leo was cast and Jack and Rose were etched into the memories of hopeless romantics around the world.
Tony Stark in "Iron Man"
Robert Downey Jr. played billionaire Tony Stark in both "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2." But he wasn't the first choice for the role.
The Part Almost Went To ...
Tom Cruise was offered the role first but ultimately turned it down due to issues with the script.
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Out and about:
with her brother
Nikki will appear in Hanson’s new music video Get The Girl Back:
What: The band recruited fans —
including Nikki Reed, Kat Dennings, Drake Bell and Drew Seeley – to
appear in the video for “Get the Girl Back.”
The Roundup: Although Hanson has known Nikki for a
few years, Kat recently reached out to the brothers via social media to
tell them she’s a huge fan! When the idea for the “Get The Girl Back”
music video came up, the band asked the actresses to be in it. “It was a
very fun thing because they [Nikki and Kat] are genuine fans of our
band,” Isaac Hanson tells AOL Music. “It also didn’t hurt that they’re
And as for the women’s performances?
“We were really, really blown away by Kat and Nikki’s capacity to engage and make the scene work instantly,” Isaac says.
Ashley at the Kaufman and Franco show:
at the amFAR gala
Out and about:
First still from her new movie CBGB
I play a character named Lisa Crystal and she, in real life, is one of the producers on the film. So I get to play someone who’s there, who’s alive and on set, which was equal parts amazing and intimidating.
We're used to seeing you as Twilight's quirky vampire Alice. How did this role challenge you?
It’s a very different character than ones I’ve played previously. She’s a hard New Yorker, very business-oriented. Alan Rickman plays my dad and it was just really great to work with him. They have a very love-hate relationship. She kind of was the adult in the relationship. He was very artistic and very passionate and she stepped to take over the business side. It was a very, very fun role to play.
What was it like working with Stana Katic?
We didn’t have the chance to spend that much time together, unfortunately, because the cast is so big and extraordinary. But I did get to work with her a little bit and she’s fantastic. She’s so professional and, of course, she’s completely gorgeous.
At 4-years-old, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt is already following in her famous parents’ footsteps.
According to a contract filed with the court, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt‘s youngest daughter earned $3,000 per week for her role in the upcoming movie Maleficent, which also stars her mother.
She plays the child version of Elle Fanning’s Princess Aurora in the live-action film – a re-telling of the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty which is told from the horned villainess’ perspective.
Vivienne also received a per diem of $60 per day on set.
In October, it was reported that Vivienne’s older siblings Pax, 9, and Zahara, 8, filmed minor scenes in the movie as well which a rep for Disney has confirmed this.
“They have very small parts,” a source reveals, adding that siblings wouldn't have speaking roles.
Maleficent‘s proposed release date is July 2014.
Sources tell E! News that original cast member Taylor Armstrong is likely on her way out as a star of the show and producers are reaching out to some new ladies in the neighborhood—including Rod Stewart's wife, Penny Lancaster—to get some fresh plot points in the mix.
At the moment, none of the existing leading ladies have received their official pick-ups yet, but filming will have begun by April and they will know at least three weeks beforehand which of them should be expecting camera crews at their doorsteps.
One source tells us that Armstrong doesn't know that she's up for replacement, but "producers are looking at other options. They feel like Taylor's storyline has become too dark and they need to shake things up a bit."
Much of Armstrong's involvement in the show has dealt with the fallout from her husband Russell's suicide in 2011, and the third season concluded with Kim and Kyle Richards being concerned as to whether their friend was drinking too much.
"They have been talking to quite a few new people," the source adds, noting that at least five women have been approached, including Lancaster and a woman whose family owns swanky L.A. seafood house Crustacean. "There are also discussions about Faye Resnick possibly coming onboard as a full time-member."
Bravo and Armstrong's rep have not yet responded to requests for comment.
Melissa and Joe Gorga have a reputation to uphold this season on The Real Housewives of New Jersey so they’ll be moving to what they call “a better zip code,” but a source close to the couple exclusively tells RadarOnline.com they’ll actually be renting because they’re in dire financial straits.
“There’s always been a huge rivalry between Melissa and her sister-in-law Teresa Giudice, so this season is no different, and in an attempt to one-up her, Melissa and Joe will be moving to a better zip code,” the insider revealed.
“But the reality is that they will just be renting a home in an ‘elite’ neighborhood to cover up their not-so-ideal financial situation.”
According to the insider, Melissa and Joe are facing the possibility of being kicked out of their current home — which ironically played a role in getting them cast on the hit Bravo show in the first place.
“Melissa and Joe are borrowing money left and right just to stay afloat,” the source claims.
“You’ll see Melissa and Joe embarking on a slew of new business ventures this season like workout DVD and books, but they’re literally taking any lucrative business opportunity they can because they have so much debt.”
As RadarOnline.com exclusively reported last year, public property records showed the couple took out a $2,250,000 mortgage on their home on November 16, 2007 with Sterling Bank, plus interest.
Melissa and Joe originally purchased the home for only $450,000 in 2005 on which they took out an initial mortgage of $360,000 and a secondary mortgage of $45,000.
What was the weirdest punishment you received as a kid ontd?
Mercury is Def Jam's distributor in the UK. Artists signed: Rihanna, 2 Chainz, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nas, etc. Mercury distributes for more including Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey...
Turn First is her management.
Official announcement tomorrow!
I'm so excited Iggy is doing shit right when it comes to single announcements and releases unlike someone else who broke my heart with expensive haste earlier today. Def Jam is a good fit and I'm just glad it isn't Interscope with their messy asses
But reports have emerged that Stevens could be set to play the Jane Austen hero, Mr Darcy, in a BBC adaption of P.D. James's 2011 novel Death Comes to Pemberley.
Stevens will have big shoes to fill, after women across Britain fell in love with Colin Firth as Darcy in the BBC's 1995 adaption of the novel, set in the eighteenth century.
Death Comes to Pemberley uses the same characters as Pride and Prejudice and is set six years later, when the characters Elizabeth and Mr Darcy have two children.
Elizabeth's sister Lydia bursts into their marital home with news that her husband, the devious George Wickham, has been killed, and a murder mystery ensues.
Other candidates for the lead role include War Horse star Tom Hiddleston and Les Miserables actor Eddie Redmayne, who starred in the BBC adaption of Birdsong last year.
Matthew Goode, who us now in BBC2's Dancing on the Edge and Hugh Dancy, who played Grigg in the film The Jane Austen Book Club, are other potential candidates to play Darcy.
BBC controller of drama, Ben Stephenson, said: 'There are certain characters from a book who go way, way beyond the page.
'And Mr Darcy is absolutely one of them. He is the iconic romantic lead - brooding and intense. The very name "Darcy" has come to mean something beyond Pride and Prejudice alone,' he told the Sunday Times.
Filming for the three-part drama is set to start in the summer. Actresses being considered to play the role of Elizabeth include Felicity Jones, from the BBC drama The Diary of Anne Frank, and - controversially - Claire Danes, of U.S. show Homeland.
Producer of Death Comes to Pemberley, David Thompson said: 'Yes, she's American, but of course she can do British.
'She is married to a Brit, Hugh Dancy, Imagine the two of them together in the new TV series as husband and wife.'
Maybe NBC should consider changing the title of "Up All Night" to "WTF."
The sophomore series with continued ratings woes is currently undergoing the unusual transition from a single camera format to a more traditional multi-camera sitcom set-up taped in front of a live audience. The transformation has cost the show both its leading lady Christina Applegate and creator Emily Spivey -- who both bowed out voluntarily -- and now NBC has scaled back the episode order from five multi-camera installments to just one.
Deadline broke the news and adds that it's still unclear if there will be a replacement for Applegate in the multi-camera episode. "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow has been the rumored frontrunner to join Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph in the revamped series, but there is no deal in place.
With NBC dramatically cutting the order, it sounds like the network is basically treating this as another pilot in contention for next season. Both Arnett and Rudolph are said to be fielding alternate series offers, which sounds like a smart move.
This doesn't make any sense NBC! What a mess. Just kill the show please.
Four years after their infamous fight on the eve of the 2009 Grammys, Chris Brown and Rihanna are back together and cozier than ever.
Last night marked the couple's return to the spotlight as the two controversial lovebirds snuggled into each other
throughout the show. Between Chris Brown's massive smile and Rihanna resting on his shoulders, the message seems clear: They are here to stay as a couple.
When Rihanna took to the stage to sing her emotionally charged ballad "Stay," it was hard to not be distracted by the diamond ring resting on her left hand.
But is it an engagement ring?
Neither party has confirmed the news, but Rihanna's father says he wouldn't be opposed to Chris Brown and Rihanna getting engaged in the near future.
Meanwhile, Gossip Cop is reporting that Rihanna's bling was a piece Niel Lane let the pop star borrow for the big night.
DreamWorks' 'Shadow and Bone' Lands Writer
Christopher Kyle is in negotiations to adapt Shadow and Bone, DreamWorks’ adaptation of the YA fantasy from Leigh Bardugo.
Harry Potter producer David Heyman is producing as is Jeffrey Clifford (Up in the Air).
The first book of the intended trilogy takes place in a land under attack by a swath of darkness filled with creatures that feast on human flesh. A young woman discovers she has a dormant power that could be a key to turning the tide and is taken to be trained by her country’s magical elite.
The book was published in June 2012 from Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, with DreamWorks picking up the rights in September.
The book debuted on the New York Times’ best-seller list, went back to a third printing, and had the rare distinction of being an Amazon book of the month pick for both the children’s category and adult category.
Kyle, repped by ICM Partners and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, penned K-19: Widowmaker and co-wrote The Weight of Water, both of which were directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and worked on Oliver Stone’s Alexander, which starred Colin Farrell and Angelina Jolie.
Last year, he adapted Ron Rash’s OP NOTE: Amaaaaazing author novel Serena, which last year shot with Susanne Bier behind the camera and Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence toplining the period drama. The picture is in the midst of seeking a distributor.
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Erotic Novel 'Beautiful Bastard' Getting Movie at Constantin Film
Constantin Film has acquired movie rights to Beautiful Bastard, the erotic novel about the relationship between an intern and her media-mogul boss that publishes Tuesday.
Jeremy Bolt, best known for producing the Resident Evil franchise, is attached to produce the adaptation.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the company paid a mid-six-figure fee for the option.
Beautiful Bastard tells the story of Chloe Mills, an MBA student interning at a media conglomerate who begins a torrid love-hate relationship with her boss, Bennett Ryan, who has just returned from France to take a prominent role in the family company.
Bastard began life as the Twilight-inspired fan-fiction hit The Office, which first appeared online in 2009 and was downloaded more than 2 million times before being taken offline by its original author, Christina Hobbs.
Twilight fan fiction is considered one of the most prolific and creative areas of the online phenomena. While all the stories riff on the Edward Cullen-Bella Swan relationship, most take the love affair in such radically new directions as to strain the connection to the original inspiration.
Most famously, Fifty Shades of Grey also originated as a fan-fiction story titled Master of the Universe.
In 2011, Hobbs and her new writing partner, Lauren Billings, decided to rework The Office for print publication as an adjunct to a YA novel the pair were writing. Beautiful Bastard, the result of that collaboration, goes on sale Tuesday under the duo's pen name, Christina Lauren.
With the Fifty Shades movie making progress at Universal and Focus Features -- screenwriter Kelly Marcel is at work on the script -- and erotica continuing to register strong sales for publishers, producers have been actively pursuing similar projects.
With its pre-existing fan base and a major publishing deal from Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books, Beautiful Bastard is a strong contender to fill that slot.
Billings and Hobbs were repped by Gersh and Waxman Leavell Literary.
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‘Divergent’ book 3 release date revealed!
As promised, a big announcement concerning Divergent book three was revealed today: the release date!
The book will hit store shelves October 22, 2013.
The title or cover was not revealed, but this teaser art was:
We suspect that the orange color may be what we see on the book’s official cover, whenever it is revealed. Readers have guessed that the book may be called Convergent or Emergent.
In recent weeks, Roth has made it known that she is in the revising stages of the writing process for the final book in her trilogy.
All eyes have been on her franchise recently because it is viewed as the next big book-to-film adaptation. Summit-Lionsgate is currently working on putting together the film which begins shooting in April.
The Divergent movie’s only cast member so far is Shailene Woodley. Divergent will have a 60-day shoot in Chicago, Illinois beginning in April. The film will open in theaters March 21, 2014.
Veronica Roth’s story follows Tris, who lives in a future Chicago that is separated in five factions in order to stabilize society. At age 16, each citizen must choose a permanent faction. However, for Tris, things don’t go as planned, and she has to survive an aggressive and physically demanding initiation. Beatrice Prior must uncover her true hidden strengths and risk her family, her newfound love, and her very own life to defuse a mysterious conspiracy which could change the balance of power forever.
Through its three seasons, Bob's Burgers has had a lot of fun coming up with silly little ditties. Phase two of these tunes' histories is what the show is calling "Bob's Buskers." The series will feature prominent artists like Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields covering Bob's Burgers' songs. In turn, one of the show's animators then uses their version to make videos of the artists busking in front of the Bob's Burgers storefront.
First up is St. Vincent covering a song from the season two episode "Bad Tina," in which Tina starts hanging out with bad girl Tammy. They seem to get a few bucks at the end, which was probably because of Tina's impassioned mop-playing.
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Can't wait to see who else they bring on. Eager for Linda's various songs tbh.
This Bruno Mars superfan sent Ellen a video asking her to help get Bruno to take her to prom. His schedule wouldn't allow him to go to hers, but that didn't stop him! Ellen threw the best prom ever right on her stage so this superfan and Bruno could share a special date.