April 14, 2004 |
ABC hopes to make ratings magic with a night of television built around the network debut of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" -- and a sneak peek at the third Warner Bros. film in the franchise. The 2001 movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, will air on May 9 in an extended, high-definition version that includes previously unseen footage, the network said.
June 16, 2013 |
Forget "World War Z. " The true zombie movie this summer is "The Bling Ring. " Written and directed by Sofia Coppola, the film has the quality of a vacant stare, reflecting back a disturbing, unsettling blankness. The story is based on the real-life group of L.A youths who burglarized the homes of celebrities they ostensibly admired - an iconographic coterie that included Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. Seeming to lack a conscience or sense of consequence, the gang grabbed tabloid infamy as a jaundiced apex of contemporary consumer/reality culture.
November 16, 2010
The Early Show Billy Bob Thornton. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Emma Watson; Rascal Flatts. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Salman Rushdie; Jamie Oliver; Cee Lo performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Anne Hathaway; Emma Watson; Lee DeWyze performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Larry King; Joel Osteen. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Dr. Ruth; Niecy Nash. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Kelly Osbourne. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Oprah Winfrey Show Barbra Streisand; Robert Redford.
November 11, 2002 |
Can Harry Potter work his box-office magic again? On Friday, Warner Bros. will roll out "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," the second film based on J.K. Rowling's wildly popular fantasy books about the young wizard-in-training. Expectations are high that the film will match or exceed the success of last year's first installment, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," which grossed $969 million worldwide.
October 8, 2012 |
Brad Pitt is the new celebrity pitchman for Chanel No. 5, in an interesting experiment to see how effectively a man can sell women's perfume. He's reportedly being paid $7 million for his efforts. [WWD] Newly engaged Jenni “JWoww” Farley hopes to wear a pink ballgown when she weds. [People] Elle announced last week that Sarah Jessica Parker is on the cover of November's "Women in Hollywood" issue. It turns out hers is one of several covers. Others feature Octavia Spencer, Dakota Fanning and Emma Watson.
June 27, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday. Chris Brown makes a comeback, taking five trophies at the BET Awards. ( Los Angeles Times ) Michael Jackson's red jacket from "Thriller" goes for $1.8 million at auction. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Cars 2" speeds to first place at the box office. ( Los Angeles Times ) Charlie Sheen gets dumped by his last goddess. Ladies, this warlock is back on the market. ( TMZ ) Tracy Morgan picks up the mic again, post-scandal.
April 22, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Mel Gibson is finally talking about his troubles. Not screaming. ( Deadline ) Lindsay Lohan is expected back in court Friday in her jewelry-theft case. ( Los Angeles Times ) Gary Busey's 1-year-old son has been hospitalized. ( Los Angeles Times ) "American Idol": Sayonara, Stefano! ( Los Angeles Times ) The Queen is 85. ( Los Angeles Times ) Jim Carrey is joining "The Office" for the season finale.