Top 4 Movie Stories of the Day


by Wochit

Before he died, James Gandolfini shot The Drop with Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace; it has now officially become his final film role with the trailer releasing on Tuesday. In The Drop, Hardy and Gandolfini play ex-cons who are struggling with life on the straight and narrow. The two work at a bar, which also serves as a drop point for some of their seedier neighbors' "business adventures." The Drop will be released in theaters Sept. 19.
As if we needed more reason to be excited for April 13! Ellie Goulding and Zedd have been added to the confirmed list of stars set to attend the MTV Movie Awards 2014! The Divergent soundtrack stars will perform their respective songs from the hit flick!! Of the big, upcoming performance, Zedd said,"Getting to perform the song live at the MTV Movie Awards with Matthew and Miriam is a total thrill we're really looking forward to sharing with the fans."
So what is the deal with Chris Evans and that retirement rumor? The 32-year-old who currently stars in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, was quoted by Variety as saying that he will probably work off-screen as a director once his Marvel contract is up. Speaking to Good Morning America however on Monday, he said that he has no plans to retire from acting after all saying, ‘By no means am I planning on retiring. It’s kind of a silly statement. But I certainly am going to try to focus a bit more on directing at this point.’
It's good news for novelist Veronica Roth."Divergent" is a hit at the box office and a blockbuster at book stores. A spokeswoman for HarperCollins Children's Books said Tuesday that the young adult series set in a dystopian future has been selling 500,000 copies a week over the past three weeks. The movie "Divergent" is based on the first book and stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet. The action-thriller was released March 21 and has already made nearly $100 million.