Tag Archives: Arkansas

Russell Crowe could play Noah in Darren Aronofsky’s Biblical epic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky may have found his Noah. The “Black Swan” director is mounting a reportedly massive retelling of the Biblical story of Noah and his Ark. And after flirting with Christian Bale and Michael Fassbender, the filmmaker is circling around Russell Crowe now as his lead, according to[...]

“West Memphis Three” survivor will get “Lord of the Rings” holiday

HollywoodNews.com: The West Memphis Three got a thunderous and rapturous standing ovation last night at the New York Film Festival premiere of “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory.” It was quite an evening for them, with celebrities like singer Paul Simon, and actress-activist-producer Trudie Styler there to support them. Earlier in the[...]

West Memphis 3 stars make first appearance after being released from prison

HollywoodNews.com: The celebrated West Memphis Three– Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, Jesse Misskelley, Jr. — made their first appearance together today since being released from prison in August after 17 years. The trio arrived at the end of HBO’s morning press screening of Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky‘s extraordinary “Paradise Lost[...]

Rapper T.I. put back in federal custody

HollywoodNews.com: T.I may have just gotten out of prison yesterday, but he is already back in federal custody apparently dealing with another situation. The Federal Bureau of Prisons has reportedly confirmed that T.I. has checked into a federal penitentiary in Atlanta, states TMZ. Details about why he is back in custody[...]

“West Memphis 3” director says “no” on feature film

HollywoodNews.com: Joe Berlinger, the award winning documentary filmmaker, has been covering the West Memphis 3 story since 1994. His first film, “Paradise Lost,” came out in 1996. The third in the series is coming next month, wrapping up 18 years of work. But Berlinger tells me he’s against a feature[...]

“West Memphis 3” story may bring released defendants to New York Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The big news yesterday out of Little Rock, Arkansas was that the so called West Memphis 3 were finally released from jail. Award winning documentary filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been on the case since 1996 when his first film about this wrongly accused trio, called “Paradise[...]

Prince William, Kate Middleton survive first official event

HollywoodNews.com: Prince William and Kate Middleton stepped out last night for their first official event, the ARK 10th Anniversary gala, and seemed to get through it just fine. While the two weren’t sitting next to each other, the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did reportedly steal glances and smiles throughout[...]

Incarcerated rapper T.I. sponsors visits for 14 fellow inmates

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Looks like being stuck behind bars hasn’t slowed down T.I.—the rapper coordinated his resources to help 46 family members of 14 fellow inmates be able to afford the trip to see them. Chartering a bus that departed from Atlanta on Saturday, the overnight trip[...]

“American Idol” Kris Allen will have family on his mind

HollywoodNews.com: “American Idol” Kris Allen will have family on his mind today (5/29) when he performs at this year’s “National Memorial Day Concert” in Washington, D.C.. “Both my granddads were in the military,” says the 25-year-old singer from Conway, Arkansas. “And actually my wife’s family is a military family. [...]

Elton John magazine cover decision changed by supermarket

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I got a lecture from a reader the other day for writing in a post excerpting an ‘US Weekly’ interview with Elton John and David Furnish that Elton at times has been a little bitchy. The reader chastised me for not acknowledging the historical significance of two gay[...]
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