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Fast Track: Lindsay Lohan avoids jail after flunking an alcohol test

June 24, 2011
  • Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives for a probation hearing at the Airport Branch Courthouse June 23, 2011 in Los Angeles.
Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives for a probation hearing at the Airport Branch… (Frederick M. Brown / Getty…)

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday.

Lindsay Lohan stays out of the slammer, but the judge limits the actress' house-arrest guest list after she flunked a booze test. (Los Angeles Times)

Movie review: "Cars 2" mixes familiar characters, kid-friendly lessons and a spy thriller plot. (Los Angeles Times)

Kid-sized peepers? Dolby launches a line of 3-D glasses for pint-sized cinephiles. (THR)

Studios dish out $25,000 for tables at William and Kate's "essentially sold-out" black-tie event in Hollywood. (THR)

Movie review: "Bad Teacher" is a classic underachiever, dropping too many F's to earn an A. (Los Angeles Times)

Peter Jackson reveals the first pictures of Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen from the set of "The Hobbit." (Entertainment Weekly)

"Female Force: Madonna" comic will tell the singer's life story in 32 pages. (New York Daily News)

The best way to honor a fallen friend (and "Jackass" costar)? Tattoo his face on your leg. (TMZ)

Katherine Helmond, Mona from "Who's the Boss," will guest star in two episodes of HBO's vampire drama "True Blood." (THR)

Want to see your favorite blogger, chef, governor, singer or actress? Try the children's books section. (

MGM is tapping "Horrible Bosses" director Seth Gordon for its reboot of "War Games," the 1983 flick about a kid who thinks he's playing computer chess, accidentally hacks into a government installation and nearly starts World War III. (Deadline)

Bust out the headphones, crack open a cold one and check out this top 10 songs in beer commercials countdown. (Spinner)

--Noelene Clark

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