"The Great Gatsby" had all the makings of a flop. Warner Bros. delayed the movie's release because it wanted to reshoot certain scenes. Its new date landed the film between "Iron Man 3" and "Star Trek Into Darkness," two movies that were hits before the cameras started rolling.Related Articles: 'The Great Gatsby': What That Extra $10M at the Box Office Really Means 5 WTF Moments from Baz Luhrmann (Even Before 'Great Gatsby')
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Justin Bieber has a monkey bill on his back.
The "Boyfriend" singer is on the hook for thousands of dollars stemming from a lodging bill for his pet capuchin monkey, which was confiscated by German authorities in March.Related Articles: Justin Bieber 'Attacked' Onstage (Video) Justin Bieber, Usher Slapped With $10 Million Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Image Caption: Getty Images
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"The Walking Dead" alum Jon Bernthal is in negotiations to star opposite Brad Pitt in David Ayer's "Fury," which Sony is onboard to distribute.
The WWII movie follows the commander of a Sherman tank and its five-man crew on a mission behind enemy lines in April 1945 as Nazi Germany collapses.Related Articles: Brad Pitt World War II Drama 'Fury' Acquired by Sony
With three major movies on the horizon, Marton Csokas is a hot commodity in Hollywood and now he's in negotiations to star opposite Denzel Washington in Antoine Fuqua's Sony drama "The Equalizer."
Washington stars as black ops vigilante Robert McCall, the former intelligence officer played by Edward Woodward on the 1980s television series created by Michael Sloan.
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"Mike & Molly" creator Mark Roberts has stepped down as showrunner from the CBS comedy, an individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap.
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The Weinstein Company unveiled its slate for the year at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, giving a glimpse of their game plan for Oscar season, which includes an intriguing documentary-style feature about the elusive writer J.D. Salinger, a biopic on Nelson Mandela and a southern vehicle for A-list Actresses, "August: Osage County."Related Articles: Good Morning, Cannes: Paris Hilton Loved 'Bling Ring' - Now Can We Get Back to the Art Movies? Chopard: Cannes Heist Value 'Far Lower' Than Reported, Jewels Not for Celebrities Cannes Deals: Chinese Mogul Bruno Wu Partners With French Film Vet; Pierce Brosnan to Chase Olga Kurylenko
A man holding a fake hand grenade and firing blanks disrupted the filming of a French television show in Cannes on Friday, causing the crowd to flee the open-air broadcast and judges Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil to be hustled off the set.
Police took the man into custody during the French show "Le Grand Journal," which was broadcasting live from an outdoor studio near the Cannes shoreline. The man, who was near the site, reportedly fired two blanks from a gun while holding the phony grenade.Related Articles: Chopard: Cannes Heist Value 'Far Lower' Than Reported, Jewels Not for Celebrities
Ari Sandel won an Oscar in 2007 for his live-action short film "West Bank Story" and now he's attached to direct "The DUFF" for CBS Films, TheWrap has learned.
Josh A. Cagan ("Bandslam") adapted the coming-of-age novel by Kody Keplinger.Related Articles: CBS Films Acquires High School Comedy 'The DUFF' (Exclusive)
After finding himself on the wrong side of the law in "21 Jump Street," Rob Riggle is joining the police force himself. The actor's set to co-star in Luke Greenfield's comedy "Let's Be Cops," which will be distributed by 20th Century Fox.Related Articles: 'The Office' Star Angela Kinsey Joins Fox's Rob Riggle Comedy 'Key and Peele' Star Keegan Michael Key in Talks to Join Fox's 'Let's Be Cops' (Exclusive)
Reality stars Kim Kardashian and Lauren Conrad have become Hollywood film muses.
"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson was in Cannes promoting her new film, Sophia Coppola's "The Bling Ring." The film is based on actual events surrounding a gang of kids AKA The Bling Ring, who looted the houses of young Hollywood for about $3 million in total booty in 2009-20010, including Paris Hilton, Rachel Bilson, Megan Fox, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom.Related Articles: Emma Watson to Star in Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring' Cannes 2012: Kim Kardashian and Other Signs of Life in the Zombie Ghost Town Lauren Conrad Returns to MTV With New Reality Show
While it's vague about the exact value of the jewels heisted from the Suite Novotel Cannes Centre Thursday night, Chopard says the $1.4 million being reported by the media is far too high.
The company also said the stolen items were not headed for the red carpet.
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Chinese mogul Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Entertainment has partnered with French mogul Pierre-Ange Le Pogam to form Angel Storm, a new joint venture that will develop and produce European-Chinese co-productions.
Le Pogam and Wu have already picked the venture's first two films, "Shanghai" and "Triangle," which both will produce. Le Pogam's Stone Angels will handle distribution rights in France, while Seven Stars will distribute in China.Related Articles: Why Hollywood Studios Need to Learn Chinese Former Marvel CEO Avi Arad Looks to Chinese Mythology in New Venture With Bruno Wu
"Parks and Recreation" star Jim O'Heir has found a solution for any plus-sized Abercrombie & Fitch shoppers. Make an XL or XXL shirt yourself!
The actor, who plays Jerry Gergich on the NBC comedy series, went shopping at the clothing chain for a sketch on Thursday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The skit was inspired by a 2006 interview with the company's CEO Mike Jeffries, which went viral recently.Related Articles: 'Parks and Recreation' Star Adam Scott Diving Into 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2' (Exclusive) The Situation to Abercrombie & Fitch: Hey, Sue You! Patton Oswalt Pitches Hilarious 'Star Wars VII' Plot in 'Parks and Recreation' Outtake (Video)
Oh, baby! "The Bachelor" just got a radical new makeover.
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The gang's back together!
NBC announced on Friday that pop diva Christina Aguilera and funk singer Cee Lo Green will be reuniting with pop star Adam Levine and country singer Blake Shelton for Season 5, as TheWrap was the first to report.
The network also said that Shakira and Usher are set to return on Season 6, which will air in midseason 2014.Related Articles: Shakira Confirms She's Leaving 'The Voice' NBC Previews 'Dracula,' 'Michael J. Fox Show,' 'Ironside,' More (Video) NBC Fall Lineup: James Spader Drama to Follow 'Voice,' Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes to Anchor Thursdays
Richard J. Lewis is stepping down as co-executive producer and a frequent director on "Person of Interest," TheWrap has learned.
His contract expired this spring. Instead of renewing, Lewis opted to remain full-time in Los Angeles where he lives with family, according to an individual with knowledge of the situation. "Person of Interest" shoots in New York City and required frequent commuting.Related Articles: 'Person of Interest' Just May Deserve Yours (Review) 'Star Trek' Actor Karl Urban to Star in J.J. Abrams' Android-Cop Pilot