Tag Archives: Memphis

Sundance: Peter Jackson’s “West of Memphis” sheds new light on dark case

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Peter Jackson-produced “West of Memphis,” which extends the research done by the “Paradise Lost” series of documentaries, played the Sundance Film Festival this morning, revealing a surprise few expected. New witnesses who claim they know the real murderer. Attorneys for the West Memphis Three, who[...]

Rapper Rick Ross cancels shows following two health scares

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: After a tumultuous week that required two 911 calls and an emergency landing, Rick ross canceled his Saturday night show in Greensboro due to health issues. Ross’ own camp did not immediately comment on the nature of the rapper’s health troubles, though TMZ chimed in with[...]

Michaele Salahi not kidnapped, just off with Journey guitarist

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Real Housewives of DC’ star and alleged White House party crasher Michaele Salahi has not been kidnapped, she is just off with another man. Michaele is reportedly now out of town with Journey guitarist Neal Schon, states TMZ. A rep for Journey has commented that she is with the[...]

Is Peter Jackson secretly funding another “West Memphis 3” documentary?

HollywoodNews.com: It’s a little hard to figure out exactly what is going on down there in Little Rock viz a viz the West Memphis 3 story and films. Apparently Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky and their crew aren’t the only ones with cameras roaming around. Of course Berlinger and Sinofsky have[...]

“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[...]

Justin Timberlake switches back from movies to music

HollywoodNews.com: Although it seemed like he wasn’t going to do any new music anytime soon, it looks like Justin Timberlake couldn’t stay away any longer. The group FreeSol recently released “Hoodies On, Hats Low” which apparently features Timberlake’s vocals throughout, states TooFab. Timberlake did tweet about the new musical release:[...]

Taylor Swift has added ‘Speak Now’ tour dates

HollywoodNews.com: Taylor Swift has just added 16 ‘Speak Now’ tour dates for when she is hitting the U.S. venues. Swift has already been performing in Asia and Europe, so soon she will be taking on the U.S., states Just Jared. The added tour dates will include ones starting in late[...]

Bryan Greenberg announces fall tour in support of new album

HollywoodNews.com: Singer/Songwriter/Actor Bryan Greenberg is set to release his sophomore studio album, “We Don’t Have Forever” in January 2011. Produced by Thom Monahan (Vetiver, Devendra Banhart, Gary Louris), Greenberg’s latest album boasts a fresh collection of introspective narratives and soulful ballads, including the lead single, “Walk Away.” The album includes[...]

Sheryl Crow releases new video for “Sign Your Name”

HollywoodNews.com: As summer winds to a close Sheryl Crow follows up “Summer Day” with a new video for “Sign Your Name,” a track from her recent album “100 Miles From Memphis.” “Sign Your Name” is a cover of Terence Trent D’arby’s 1988 classic, and features the Memphis-born and raised Justin[...]