Will Smith has tapped Denzel Washington to star in The American Can, according to New York magazine's Vulture blog.
The film will be based on the true story of John Keller, who stayed behind in his New Orleans apartment complex to ward off looters and take care of residents unable to evacuate after the levees broke as a result of Hurricane Katrina...
In the latest riposte by Jon Stewart against Fox News Channel, Stewart answers the network's recent allegations of racism over his Herman Cain imitation with ... more racism-allegation provocations...
Twilight Saga: Eclipse leads the first wave of the Teen Choice Awards nominations that Fox announced Wednesday.
The latest film in the series, Eclipse racked up 12 nominations, including Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Stars Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are both up for Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, while Kristen Stewart will be competing for Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Stewart will compete against herself in the Choice Movie: Liplock category. She's nominated with both Lautner and Pattinson. Last year, The Twilight Saga: New Moon topped the awards with 12 wins.
House of Anubis
Nickelodeon's soap series House of Anubis has been renewed for a second season, the network confirms.
Airing in both the United States and the United Kingdom, House of Anubis follows eight students at an English boarding school who have to solve mysteries, including that of a missing classmate. Season 2 will focus on the group looking for a powerful and long-forgotten treasure.
Lady Gaga has been hit with a class-action lawsuit over wristbands sold via her website that are supposed to raise funds for Japanese earthquake relief, according to E! Online.
Ari Kresch, a lawyer for 1-800-LAW-FIRM, which filed the lawsuit, says Gaga deceived people when she claimed "all proceeds" from the $5 bracelets that read "WE PRAY FOR JAPAN" would go directly to Japan relief efforts. "There's a $3.99 shipping charge including packaging that weighed less than an ounce, so paying a $3.99 service charge for making a $5 donation is excessive since most of that costs about 50 cents," Kresch said.
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But shipping charges aren't the extent of the grievances...
Heidi Klum will debut a collection of costume jewelry called Wildlife by Heidi Klum on the home-shopping channel QVC on Sept. 8, according to Us.
The line will consist of "statement pieces," Klum says, and range in price from $30 to $200. "The only reason to wear costume jewelry is to wear something large —something you can't do with real jewelry because it would be too expensive," says the supermodel-turned-reality TV host...