June 26, 2017

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21 Jump Street topped the box office this weekend with a whopping estimated $35 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There isn’t anything too surprising about a well-marketed and well-reviewed mainstream comedy opening well on its debut weekend, especially when there are no new releases to compete against. Still, 21 Jump Street topped the box office this weekend with a whopping estimated $35 million. If[...]

Oscars®: “Bridesmaids” cast will present at the 84th Academy Awards®

HollywoodNews.com: Six actresses – Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig – from the hit comedy “Bridesmaids” will be presenters at the 84th Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today. McCarthy received her first Oscar® nomination this year for[...]

“Bridesmaid” sequel could happen without Kristen Wiig?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sequels aren’t always a good idea. Here’s why. Universal reportedly is contemplating a sequel to the massively successful “Bridesmaids,” a summer smash that somehow finds itself in the Oscar race (where comedies usually don’t compete, though to be fair, most comedies aren’t as funny as “Bridesmaids”). And why[...]

Kristen Wiig rumored to be in last season on SNL

HollywoodNews.com: Kristen Wiig–who’s become a hot commodity with “Bridesmaids” this year–has wrapped her latest film in time for the new season “Saturday Night Live.” It may also be her last season, I’m told by a source. Wiig, along with Jason Sudeikis, has enough of a film career to graduate at[...]

Anderson Cooper holding hands with Kathy Griffin photo

HollywoodNews.com: I have NO IDEA what the heck is going on here between Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin! But CNN’s Silver Fox has a new daytime talk show debuting next week so he’s wise to be associating with a shameless publicity whore like our favorite D-Lister! We know there’s no romance here[...]

Why the successes of “The Debt” and “Our Idiot Brother” matter

HollywoodNews.com: Normally I would not spend a column championing a small $5 million comedy that is on track to gross over $30 million as anything other than a ‘gee, I like when that happens’. And while there are many reasons to praise the $14 million six-day opening of The[...]

Cameron Diaz’s “Bad Teacher” crosses $200M worldwide

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Summer 2011 officially is drawing to a close, and the producers of R-rated comedies will be sad to see it go. Audiences have flocked to most raunchy comedies released into the marketplace over the summer, with three R-rated films crossing the $200 million mark worldwide. The latest,[...]

Lisa Kudrow is loving the webisode life

HollywoodNews.com: Lisa Kudrow isn’t worried that the growth of her “Web Therapy” show — from an internet comedy bit to a Showtime series — will lead to a more intense work life than she bargained for. Not at all. “That’s what I love about doing this show — because to[...]

Anderson Cooper gets a case of the giggles during The Ridiculist

HollywoodNews.com: We’ve see Anderson Cooper giggle a bit when he’s guest hosting on Regis & Kelly or alongside Kathy Griffin on the New Year’s Eve broadcasts. But never anything like this! The Silver Fox just lost it last night while trying to get through a pun-laden segment in which he put[...]

Adam Lambert and Kathy Griffin at 2011 Los Angeles Equality Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Such a shy and demure pair are Adam Lambert and Kathy Griffin. Ha! The flashy singing star and the D-List comedienne were the big draws at this weekend’s Los Angeles Equality Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday night. [check out photos on Socialite’s Life] The awards recognize the achievements[...]
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