June 14, 2013 |
NEW YORK CITY - Sofia Coppola could have easily gone the studio route in choosing a distributor for her new movie, "The Bling Ring. " Instead she chose the upstart company that set loose the viral image of James Franco as a resplendently thugged-out Jesus. The Facebook posting of the actor in his "Spring Breakers" lizard-king persona, surrounded by his bikini-clad costars, director Harmony Korine and rapper Gucci Mane at a "Last Supper"-style banquet table, spread across the web in late March with a tide of 20,000 thumbs-up.
March 18, 2013 |
Blake Shelton: Rumor demystifier. Miranda Lambert: Sidekick. The case: Have they called it quits? The answer: Nope, y'all. The country couple took to Twitter over the weekend to ridicule a Life & Style cover story alleging that the two were headed to splitsville due to Shelton flirting with 26-year-old singer Cady Groves. And something pretty adorable ensued when the two tore down the fourth wall with a sense of humor. "Hey @mirandalambert… I just read in a tabloid that our marriage is falling apart!
February 11, 2014 |
"Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke has been named AskMen's most desirable woman of 2014, leading a bevy of television actresses in the men's site's annual list of 99 covetable females. The 26-year-old English actress plays the formidable Mother of Dragons Danaerys Targaryen in the HBO fantasy series and bares quite a few of her assets in the lavish drama. But that isn't supposed to be the only reason she clinched the No. 1 position. More than 1 million people voted in the AskMen tabulation, which asked readers to vote for women who "most closely match their ideals" and vote "on more than just sex appeal.
October 22, 2013 |
Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look. It even has a Hogwarts-style "Great Hall" that can be rented out for children's birthday parties and is reminiscent of a hall of the same name in the "Harry Potter" series' fictional boarding school for wizards. Now the Miracle Mile shop is the target of a lawsuit filed by Warner Bros., distributor of the "Harry Potter" movies and since 1998 the owner of the bulk of the "Potter" trademarks.
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.
February 3, 2014 |
Everything Harry Potter fans ever knew about love is a lie. Seven years after the beloved “Potter” books came to an end, author J.K. Rowling said she regrets pairing heroine Hermione Granger and guy pal Ron Weasley. In a soon-to-be-published interview with Emma Watson, who played Granger, Rowling admitted that she thinks Potter and Granger would have been a better match. "I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment. That's how it was conceived, really," Rowling said in the interview.
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.