May 24, 2013 |
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a little constipated. " None of the other diners paid much attention to Neiers - former reality TV star, recovering addict and convicted felon - as she pulled her daughter, Harper, to her breast and began to feed the 3-week-old. It was a moment of utter normalcy for Neiers, who shot to notoriety in 2009 when she was arrested and charged with being a part of a group of celebrity-obsessed young burglary suspects that came to be known as the "Bling Ring.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.