Steve Forrest, most well-known for his role in the 1970s action drama "S.W.A.T.," has died at his home in Thousand Oakes, California at the age of 87, a rep for his family told E! News. "S.W.A.T.," which was aired from 1975-1976, followed the actions of the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics unit.
Evan Peters ("American Horror Story") has joined the cast of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," the latest installment in the Marvel franchise, directed by Bryan Singer. Peters has been cast in the role of Quicksilver, joining a star studded cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Ellen Page and James McAvoy.
An amFar Cinema against AIDS charity auction brought in $25 million on Thursday night, with one unnamed bidder paying $1.5 million to take a trip into outer space with Leonardo DiCaprio, according to People magazine. The seat on the Virgin Galactic was pumped by the event's auction booklet as a "once-in-a-lifetime trip to space with a mystery guest."
Troubled actress Amanda Bynes was arrested in Manhattan on Thursday evening after allegedly throwing a bong out of an apartment building window. According to FOX, the officers were responding to complaints in the building that Bynes was rolling a joint and smoking marijuana in the building's lobby. When the police got to the apartment, Bynes let them in.
FX is developing, "The Comedians," a single-camera pilot featuring Billy Crystal as an ageing comedian who is paired with a hip, young comedian for a late-night sketch show, reports Entertainment Weekly.
The first official trailer for the upcoming "The Wolverine" movie has been released. The new clip begins with Wolverine, born James Howlett and known as Logan, played by Hugh Jackman, waking from a nightmare in which he has impaled Jean Grey (Famke Janssen) with his retractable claws. "The Wolverine" departs from the plot of its predecessor, 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."
Brad Pitt has opened up about his marriage to Jennifer Aniston and says he was abusing drugs during that period of his life. During a recent interview with Esquire, Pitt admits that his life felt incomplete during the 1990's and his marriage to Aniston was a big part of it. "For a long time I thought I did too much damage - drug damage. I was a bit of a drifter."
Kate Hudson has joined the cast of Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here," Braff's crowdfunded sequel to "Garden State." Hudson has signed on to star as Braff's wife. "The character of Sarah (my wife) needs to be pretty, funny, believable as a mother of two children ages 5 and 12 and an actress who's skilled at both comedy and drama," Braff wrote on the film's Kickstarter page.
"The Hangover Part III" star Justin Bartha has reportedly popped the question to his girlfriend, personal trainer Lia Smith. The pair were first linked in January when they were seen getting cozy in Smith's home state of Hawaii. A source close to the couple spoke with People Magazine on the engagement saying "they're very happy" and that they were "very cute" together on the trip to Hawaii.
Seth MacFarlane has pulled himself out of the running as the host for the 2014 Oscars. He broke the news in a series of tweets earlier this week saying that while the show's producers were interested, his schedule wouldn't accommodate. "Traumatized critics exhale: I'm unable to do the Oscars again," MacFarlane tweeted Monday afternoon. "Tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep."
Marton Csokas is set to play the villain in the film adaptation of the cult Edward Woodward show, "The Equalizer." Denzel Washington was announced awhile back in the lead role. The plot of the film centers on Robert McCall (Washington), a retired intelligence officer, who turns into a vigilante for the helpless.
A trailer for "Anchorman 2" has been released, featuring Will Ferrell as the well-coiffed Ron Burgundy, along with his co-workers Paul Rudd as Brian Fantana, Steve Carell as Brick Tamland, and David Koechner as Champ Kind. "Jesus. MacArthur. Jay-Z. The great ones always return, and when they do, one thing is for sure: their hair will be perfect," begins the sneak peek at the film.
Edward Furlong ("Terminator 2") was arrested in Hollywood late last week for violating a restraining order filed by his ex-girlfriend, Monica Keena. Authorities found Furlong hiding under a stairwell in a property nearby his ex's, reports the Guardian Express. The restraining order was granted against the troubled star following multiple instances of domestic abuse.
Christopher Nolan, who directed the most recent "Batman" trilogy, is in talks to helm the next "Bond" flick. The director, reports the Daily Mail, is currently in talks with "Bond" producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson. "It does no harm for Broccoli and Wilson to talk with Nolan, even if nothing happens this time round," the source told the Mail.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have split up after over three years of dating, a source tells People magazine, adding that it would not be a surprise if the pair got back together again. Another insider, speaking with Us Weekly, said that the pair has been "having problems" and "fighting a lot." On Pattinson's 27th birthday on May 13, added the source, the two blew up at one another.