Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom — tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the paparazzi. Now, add “swatting” to the list — a prank that sends police charging to the gates of stars’ homes on false reports of gunmen, hostages or other crimes in progress.
Here is a complete list of nominees for the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which will be presented at the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 27, 2013.
Jessica Chastain easily out-muscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the box office with both her supernatural horror film “Mama” and the Oscar-nominated Osama bin Laden hunt thriller “Zero Dark Thirty.”
TV’s original Batmobile sold Saturday for $4.2 million, according to the Barrett-Jackson Auction House in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Almost a year after Oxnard Unified School District removed Stacie Halas from her classroom for having a porn past, CBS2 and KCAL9 obtained a 48-page document revealing what went on at a closed-door competency hearing.
The adjectives are already being tossed around. Jodie Foster’s Golden Globe speech was all things to all people. Depending on who’s doing the talking, the speech has been called remarkable, touching, candid, vague, forthcoming, strange, meandering, moving … the speech has Hollywood all abuzz.
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are getting married.
The critics agree “Zero Dark Thirty” — a film depicting the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden — is gritty and moving.
Actress Patricia Arquette was so disturbed by the bleak post-quake images coming from Haiti, she started a foundation to help the victims.
The Award Season Express made its first stop of the new year in the middle of the desert a couple hours east of Hollywood at the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival gala.
The National Society of Film Critics selected “Amour” as the best picture of 2012 during its annual meeting Saturday.
Actor Fred Willard has completed a diversion program for his arrest this summer for a suspected lewd act at a Hollywood adult theater.
Director Spike Lee called the movie “disrespectful” to slavery and says he won’t see it. PEOPLE’s Alynda Wheat, who is, incidentally, a black woman, said “The first hour is brilliant.”
The Studio City home once owned by the late Anna Nicole Smith is close to being sold.
DVD kiosk operator Redbox is launching a challenge to Netflix’s streaming-video supremacy.