Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has begun its global assault, opening in Brazil on Friday to an eye-popping $2.4 million. That's nearly triple the gross of the first film. Catching Fire is opening in Brazil a week ahead of its launch in North America and 65 foreign markets, including China. Domestically, many believe the sequel could approach $165 million-plus in its debut.
Singer, songwriter, actress, X Factor judge, and writer.. what else can Demi Lovato add to her ever growing list of talents and jobs? Well, the Made In the USA singer dished that she will be co-hosting with the ladies of The View every day next week, and we think she's eyeing one of their seats for a permanent spot! Watch out, Jenny McCarthy!
The morning after MSNBC announced a two-week suspension of Alec Baldwin 's late night show, the actor has expressed uncertainty if the program will return at all. "Whether the show comes back at all is at issue right now," the 30 Rock star wrote on his Huffington Post blog. Baldwin had been under fire for hurling gay slurs at a photographer during a confrontation earlier in the week that were caught on camera and widely circulated online.
In his new film Charlie Countryman, there is a crucial scene where Shia LaBeouf's character takes ecstasy and goes a little crazy. So of course the Transformers star was going to try the real thing for himself! When director Fredrik Bond found out, he responded:Come on, Shia! We thought for sure you'd know more about ecstasy! Fredrik says he was aware Shia was a method actor, but he didn't know anything about the real life drug use! Maybe next time just do some of that boring, old-school research that involves reading.