Sunday, October 30, 2011

Marie Osmond Doing "Really Well" After Hospitalization

Marie Osmond Marie Osmond says she's "fine" after being hospitalized for bronchitis. "I had a cough," she tells People. "I'm doing really well. It was a big deal that was made from nothing. I feel great." Marie Osmond hospitalized for bronchitis Osmond, 52, was admitted to a Las Vegas area hospital Wednesday complaining of tightness in her lungs. She was released later the same evening and performed alongside brother Donny for their nightly Las Vegas show Thursday. "So the allergies went into a bronchitis. Didn't realize it until I went to hit the high notes last night on stage," she tweeted at the time. No dates have been canceled from her and her brother's Las Vegas show. However, select numbers may be shortened or cut to allow Marie's voice to rest.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Joss Whedon Releases More Particulars About Mysterious New Film 'Much Ado About Nothing'

More particulars were revealed about Joss Whedon's latest, mysterious project, Much Ado About Nothing, on Monday.our editor recommendsJoss Whedon Teases Mysterious New Project 'Much Ado About Nothing''Avengers' Robert Downey Junior. and Chris Hemsworth On Hypothetical Fight Between Thor and Iron Guy (Video)'Avengers' D.P. States He Did not Use apple apple iphone round the FilmComic-Disadvantage 2011: 'The Vampire Diaries'' Julie Plec on Fangirl Recollections of Joss Whedon and Nathan FillionLionsgate Acquires Joss Whedon-Produced 'The Cabin inside the Forest,' Starring Chris Hemsworth News in the project first hit the net late Sunday when stars -- and frequent Whedon collaborators -- Nathan Fillion and Sean Maher along with costume designerShawna Trpcic tweeted a web link to, which offered scant particulars in regards to the formerly surprise project. PHOTOS: 'The Avengers': New Photos From Marvel's Superhero Film The web site featured only one photo from the guy using what appears to become lake wearing scuba gear and holding a martini glass. It reads, "Bellwether Pictures is proud to announce the final outcome of principal photography" and states the project is "a film by Joss Whedon with various play." Furthermore, it listed a slew of stars who've labored with Whedon formerly, including Fillion, Maher, Amy Acker, Fran Krantz and Tom Lenk. The dunia ngeblog was immediately abuzz with speculation in what the project might be, with a lot of wondering how Whedon found time to finish it although concentrating on the arrival Avengers movie. VIDEO: 'Avengers' Tom Hiddleston Talks the Return of Loki But on Monday, a news release came out online reacting low of numerous people questions. The film is, really, a modern day version of Shakespeare's play that Whedon directed and was shot in black and white-colored in only 12 days situated on location in Santa Monica. "The writing is always to us a deconstruction of the idea of love, that's ironic, since the entire production can be a love letter -- for the text, for the cast, extending its love to the house it's shot in," Whedon mentioned in the project. Acker and Alexis Denisof star as Beatrice and Benedick, because the supporting cast includes Fillion as Dogberry, Clark Gregg as Leonato, Fran Kranz as Claudio, Maher as Don John, Lenk as Verges and Reed Gem as Don Pedro. VIDEO: 'Avengers' Trailer: Fans, Industry React The film was produced by Whedon, line produced by Nathan Kelly and M. Elizabeth Hughes and co-produced by Kai Cole and Danny Kaminsky. It marks the initial feature film from Bellwether, a "micro-studio" created by Whedon and Cole for your "output of small, independent tales for individuals media, implementing a DIY ethos and much more recent technologies for, throughout this case, a somewhat older story." Everyone involved was "dedicated to the notion that this story bears retelling, this dialogue can be as fresh and intoxicating every being written, that the pleasure of concentrating on a pursuit project ornamented by dear pals, respected co-employees plus an atmosphere of unabashed rapture far surpasses their hilariously miniature earnings," the news release quips. The business states it expects to accomplish the film by spring and take away it round the festival circuit. Related Subjects Joss Whedon Nathan Fillion

Friday, October 21, 2011

Justin Timberlake Talks Olivia Wilde Playing His Over Time Mother

First Released: October 21, 2011 3:16 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium Caption Justin Timberlake / Olivia Wilde La, Calif. -- Justin Timberlake is 3 years over the age of his Over Time co-star Olivia Wilde, however in their new giant screen sci-fi project, the actress plays his mother. Access Hollywood swept up using the stars in the La premiere from the Andrew Niccol-directed movie, where they dished concerning the movie where time is really a precious commodity and peoples age range visit 25. Its most likely likely to be an issue for that audience, Justin, 30, stated of Olivia, 27, when requested about casting the actress as his onscreen mother. But, in a great way, he added. Olivia told Access she leaped at the opportunity to play Justins mother. Its fun to test out playing figures that you'd never normally be provided, she told Access. It requires a visionary like Andrew Niccol to think about an idea to date out which i would reach play Justins mother. Im more youthful than Justin! And making the film going to be out on October 28 made an appearance to become a thrill for Justin. Most likely probably the most fun Ive had yet, he described. I recieve to shoot guns, switch cars, kick a**, hug a hot girl Its like all boyhood fantasy Ive ever endured within the same movie! Copyright 2011 by NBC Universal, Corporation. All privileges reserved. These components might not be released, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

John Singleton Sues Vital for $20 Million Over 'Hustle and Flow' Deal

David Livingston/Getty Images Filmmaker John Singleton punished Vital on Wednesday proclaiming the studio reneged around the promise to back two films incorporated inside a 2005 deal for your breakout hit Hustle and Flow. Inside the suit, filed in La Superior Court and acquired with the Hollywood Reporter (make out the print here), Singleton, who produced the Craig Maker-directed drama, states he entertained multiple distribution offers for your film after it opened up to raves within the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. He signed a $9 million deal with Vital, he claims, because the studio certain to "put" two abilities as extended their budgets didn't exceed $3.5 million each and also the creating fee wasn't more than 7.five percent. (Singleton also granted the studio rights to Brewer's Black Lizard Moan.) PHOTOS: 'Abduction' Premiere Hustle and Flow made $22 million worldwide and won an Oscar for top song (Moan made about $ten million) but Singleton states Componen later added backed in the "put" agreement with the help of issues that handled to obtain not possible the flicks made. Singleton, whose last film was the Rachelle Lefervre actioner Abduction, and also the Crunk Pictures are searching for no less than $20 million from Vital which is MTV Films division. An Important representative states: "Vital was wanting that John Singleton would produce two more pictures before his agreement with this particular studio brought to 2010, but that did not happen. Rather, he ongoing to direct Abduction for Lionsgate. Vital satisfied its obligations and also the claims have virtually no merit." The suit, filed by Marty Singer and Michael Holtz at Lavely & Singer, alleges causes of action for fraud, rescission, illegal enrichment and breach of contract. Email: Twitter: @THRMattBelloni Vital Pictures Abduction John Singleton

Sunday, October 9, 2011

MacLaine set as AFI Existence Achievement honoree

MacLaineShirley MacLaine remains set since the American Film Institute's 40th Existence Achievement honoree.The AFI will fete MacLaine's extended and multi-faceted career on-screen at its annual gala on June 7. The ceremony will probably be broadcast later in June on tv Land."From ingnue to screen legend, Shirley has entertained an international audience through song, dance, laughter and tears, and her career as author, director and producer is much more evidence of her desire for the talent and her apparently never-ending talents," mentioned Howard Stringer, The brand new the new sony Corp. chief and chair of AFI's board of trustees, in announcing MacLaine's selection.After beginning out just like a hoofer on Broadway, MacLaine made her film debut in 1955's "The Issue with Harry." Ever since then, screen resume has incorporated such standout photos as "The Apartment," "Irma La Douce," "Ocean's Eleven," "Being There," "The LevelInch and "Steel Magnolias." She's acquired six Oscar noms so far then one win, for 1983's "Regards to Endearment."MacLaine will probably be on-screen next inside the indie "Bernie," opposite Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey. She's also touring along with her one-lady demonstrate that blends work retrospective with ruminations on spirituality together with other metaphysical matters she's spoken about in their numerous books. Her latest memoir, "I'm Total That -- Together With Other Confessions," was released in April. Contact Cynthia Littleton at

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Nic Cage Can get Concussion, 'Twilight' Star Busts On the job Number of 'Trespass'

Joel Schumacher's approaching thriller 'Trespass' with Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage playing a couple attacked by some dubious home burglars may appear just like a tale, but shooting the film wasn't due to a barrage of set injuries. In line with the director, Kidman was "black and blue everywhere,Inch Cage experienced a little concussion, 'Animal Kingdom' star Ben Mendelsohn ripped his eye open after being hit with a little of glass and Cam Gigandet (most broadly noted for his role as James in 'Twilight') cut his hands after punching a refrigerator. Hopefully the discomfort was useful. [via E!] [Photo: Getty] Follow Moviefone on Twitter Like Moviefone on Facebook