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Fast Track: Scotty McCreery ascends the 'American Idol' throne

May 26, 2011
  • Scotty McCreery has been named the 10th "American Idol."
Scotty McCreery has been named the 10th "American Idol." (Reuters )

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday.

And your 2011 "American Idol" is ... Scotty McCreery! (Los Angeles Times)

And lo, the sun arose on Thursday to find that "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was no more. And the angels wept. And the afternoons stretched on into infinity. (Los Angeles Times)

Justin Bieber doesn't want to be your baby-faced teen heartthrob anymore. To prove it, he's getting tatted up. (Los Angeles Times)

Oscar winner Jeff Bridges is now picking up Zach Galifianakis' abandoned roles. He's starring in the ghostly cop adventure "R.I.P.D." with Ryan Reynolds. Don't expect another Oscar run. (The Wrap)

Sorry, Dakota Fanning and Chloe Moretz -- Hollywood's new little girl darling is Joey King in "Oz: The Great and Powerful." (Huffington Post)

Sprawling entertainment giant Sony is blaming part of its net $3.2-billion loss last year on its Reese Witherspoon-Paul Rudd flop "How Do You Know." (Hollywood Reporter)

Disney is no longer pursuing a trademark on SEAL Team 6. Would kids really want to pose with an armed Navy SEAL on Main Street USA? (Los Angeles Times)

Did you forget about Hilary Duff? We did too. That's probably why she's doing stuff like this. (MTV)

Marc Forster's big Oscar-worthy zombie flick (seriously) "World War Z" is set to start filming this summer with Brad Pitt. (Coming Soon)

Ready to see a tiny puppet coming out of Bill Nighy's chest? He's been cast as Quatto in the "Total Recall" remake. (Hollywood Reporter)

ABC will be airing long-sealed interviews with Jackie Kennedy in the fall. (Entertainment Weekly)

-- Patrick Kevin Day

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