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Does Robert Pattinson have another hit on his hands with Water for Elephants?
Perhaps at the box office, but not according to a majority of movie critics around the country. Take a look at various excerpts from a sampling of publications that aren’t exactly in love with the Twilight star’s new film, which opens on April 22…
Even nonreaders of the book can figure out what happens next. It’s all in the telling. Sara Gruen provided grit and pungent detail. The movie settles for gloss. - Rolling Stone
The script by Richard LaGravenese, who is well-versed in adapting popular fiction such asMore >
(HMG Celebrity News) – Charlie Sheen couldn’t win custody back of his kids based on the strength of his character versus his ex who is a habitual drug addict, but he’s considering running for president. Only in America. Yesterday as you probably know Charlie spent his day in LA trying to gain fully custody of his young twin boys away from their mother Brooke Mueller who is back in rehab for the umpth-teen time. Despite Brooke being a complete wreck the judge took one look at the alternative namely Charlie and his violent past and his admission to drugs and said I don’t think so and leftMore >
Spoiler alert: Bella gives birth in Breaking Dawn.
It’s a pivotal scene in the arc of the Twilight Saga, introducing the world to Renesmee, Bella and Edward’s half-vampire daughter (to be played by Mackenzie Foy) and Robert Pattinson finds it… hilarious?!?
“[Kristen] has to have this pregnant suit on all the time,” the actor tells USA Today. “That was probably annoying for her.”
Bella and Edward have come a long way since Twilight. So have the actors who portray them.
Of course, Bella undergoes changes far beyond a baby bump, as well.
“I can’t give too much away but there’s some bits,More >
[HMG Celebrity News] – With Harry Potter about to bid farewell in the finale of ‘Deathly Hallows,” that’s out in July, Daniel Radcliffe is already carving out the next phase of his meteoric career – He’s in final rehearsals for a Broadway musical.
Now 21, Daniel is set to star in a revival of the classic ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,’ which debuted on Broadway 28 years before he was born. The show opens on March 27, but Daniel is rather distracted;
“I just moved into the world of Xbox Live,” he tells USA Today. “And I’ve discovered everyone’s a lot better than me. IMore >
While host Zach Galifianakis dressed up like Annie and shaved his head into a mohawk, this weekend’s Saturday Night Live musical guest didn’t take such drastic steps.
Instead, 22-year old British sensation Jessie J became the first artist to ever appear on this big stage prior to releasing an album, introducing herself to American viewers with a pair of performances: “Price Tag” and Mama Knows Best,” the former of which featured B.o.B.
Tweeted Jessie after her performances: “I am so in a space of ‘omg wow’ right now… Thank you for believing in me USA I’m coming for ya.”
Watch the singerMore >
(HMG News) – “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan appearing on “Inside the NBA” before the Knicks and Heat tipped off at Madison Square Garden, got a little too carried away with a shock value joke, telling Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith, that the former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was “good masturbation material,” during a live broadcast. TNT executives were none to pleased and issued a statement shortly after the unscheduled interview condemning Morgan’s comments.
“It’s unfortunate Mr. Morgan showed a lack of judgment on our air with his inappropriateMore >
The “Prince of Darkness” Ozzy Osbourne and heartthrob Justin Bieber are teaming up for a Super Bowl commercial. The unlikely pair will be featured in a Best Buy ad as the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers.
According to reports, Best Buy paid upwards of $1 million to bring both Ozzy and Bieber on-board, while they paid millions more to produce the commercial and for the right to air it during Super Bowl Sunday.
Best Buy’s Marketing Chief Drew Panayiotou revealed to USA TODAY:
“Justin Bieber is the biggest star out there, but that’s not why he’s in the spot,” he also added,
Okay, fine, Fox. We’ll tune in for Super Bowl XLV.
While the network has deemed an adultery-themed website as inappropriate for the February 6 broadcast, it’s gladly given a greenlight to a Best Buy as that will feature Justin Bieber and Ozzy Osbourne.
“Justin Bieber is the biggest star out there, but that’s not why he’s in the spot,” Best Buy marketing chief Drew Panayiotou told USA Today. “He symbolically represents something important to the brand message.”
The company won’t reveal just what Bieber and Osbourne will be up to in the commercial (which was filmed this month at UniversalMore >
From crazy sex in Brazil to an impending vampire massacre, there are many reasons for fans to be excited over the release of Breaking Dawn On November 18.
On splitting the movies:“We basically want to take the audience through the emotional part of Bella’s journey as she becomes a vampire. The first part will cover the wedding, the honeymoon and the birth.”More >
Look out, Kristen Stewart. You may have competition on your hands.
Asked by USA Today about Robert Pattinson, her co-star in next year’s Water for Elephants, Reese Witherspoon had nothing but kinds things to report.
“I’m not gonna lie. He’s a very, very handsome man,” Witherspoon said. “He’s a very sensitive soul… He’s sweet and loving and has the nicest family.”
Reese also referred to Stewart as “really sweet” and commented on the absolute craziness of working with this Twilight Saga hunk. She said there was “fervor and madness and girls waiting at 5 a.m. on a set in the middle ofMore >
Emmy Rossum and Adam Duritz have ended their relationship.
It was about a year in.
The Phantom of the Opera actress and Counting Crows frontman were first spotted in ’09, shortly after her ex-husband, music producer Jason Siegel, filed for divorce.
Rossum revealed that the couple split up two months ago, according to USA Today. However, the actress insists, “We’re still very close friends.” That’s good at least …
See more here: Emmy Rossum and Adam Duritz: It’s Over!
(HMG Celebrity News) -Miss World, celebrated its 60th anniversary in China on Saturday night, with Miss United States being crowned the winner. Young Miss USA Alexandria Mills, 18, from Louisville, Kentucky was the surprise winner, in another international event filled with politics. Pre-tournament favorite Miss Norway failed to make the top five, prompting speculation that the judges had bowed to pressure from Beijing, which remains furious with Norway after the Oslo-based Nobel Peace Prize committee awarded the coveted prize to the imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo earlier this More >
(Celebrity Gossip News) – Kat Von D has gone on record to say that she is still with Sandra Bullock’s ex Jesse James, while refuting claims she has gone back to her ex-boyfriend.
On her way out to promote her new book, The Tattoo Chronicles, Kat told USA Today: “I’m not dating Nikki [Sixx].”
“We didn’t get back together. Jesse and I didn’t break up,” she said, despite reports to the contrary.
TMZ has previously reported that producers and editors of Von D’s reality series were scrambling to cut James out of the show at her behest and also edit out any negative references to the MotleyMore >
Kanye West posted a controversial cover for his new album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, this weekend, while declaring “Banned in the USA!!!”
The image features a painting of Kanye “chilling on the couch with my phoenix!” It was not chosen for the actual release, which disappoints West.
His Tweeting continued: “In the 70s album covers had actual nudity… It’s so funny people forget that… Everything has been so commercialized now.”
“So Nirvana can have a naked human being on they cover but I can’t have a PAINTING of a monster with no arms and a polka dot tail and wings.”
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The Justin Bieber movie now has a title and a movie poster.
That’s right, in February 2011, fans can buy tickets for… Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.
Will you go see this Justin Bieber movie next year?
Sort of a strange title, no? Director John Chu explained it to USA Today:
“It’s from one of his songs, but also the idea of every moment in his life. When he was a kid, some people said, ‘You can’t play the drums,’ and he did. Or, ‘You can post it on the Internet, but no one will see it.’ Then millions of people saw it.”
Indeed, haters. Never tell Justin Bieber “never.” He’ll prove youMore >