They’re doing a reboot of the "Naked Gun" franchise … and it’s going to star ED HELMS as Lieutenant Frank Drebin, who was BRILLIANTLY portrayed by LESLIE NIELSEN in the '80s and '90s.
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” earned $73.7 million to easily top the weekend box office. That's a lot for a movie with such a long run-time, but still less than the $85 million opening of the first movie. Disney's animated “Frozen” drops a notch to second. “Tyler Perry's a Madea Christmas” was third this weekend.
Legendary actor PETER O'TOOLE died Saturday after a "long illness". He was 81. His films include "
Family and close friends attended a private memorial for PAUL WALKER at Forest Lawn cemetery in
KHLOE KARDASHIAN filed for divorce Friday from LAMAR ODOM, citing irreconcilable differences. A source says, quote, "Lamar expected this. He's fine with it. He just wants it over swiftly and smoothly now. He's had time to come to terms with it . . . He just wants to move on with his life now."
"Saturday Night Live" boss LORNE MICHAELS says they're planning to add a black female cast member by NEXT MONTH. There's no word yet on who it'll be.
CBS is developing a new "Odd Couple" TV show, starring MATTHEW PERRY. He's playing Oscar Madison. That's the role JACK KLUGMAN played on the '70s show, and WALTER MATTHAU played in the 1968 movie.