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phillipseymourhoffman-061212.jpg The trailer for "God's Pocket," the last film with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, has been released by its distributor IFC. The film, based on the 1983 novel, is the first feature length work from director John Slattery ("Mad Men"). The plot centers on Mickey (Hoffman), a professional thief who attempts to cover up the circumstances surrounding the death of his 22-year-old step son.

alexaray-041514.jpg Alexa Ray Joel gave her family and fans a scare when she fainted onstage during a show over the weekend. Joel (the daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley) was performing the final show of her two-week run at the Café Carlyle on Saturday night when she told the audience that she, despite feeling ill and having pulled muscles in her back and neck, was going to perform anyway.

image1-041514.jpg David Fincher ("The Social Network") has left the Steve Jobs biopic following a dispute over pay and control of the film's marketing. According to the Guardian, Fincher made "aggressive" demands for $10 million upfront, but was turned down by the film's distributor Sony. A source, speaking with the Hollywood Reporter, said that Sony called Fincher's demands ridiculous.

adriana-041514.jpg Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel have announced that the Victoria's Secret fashion show is coming to London for the first time this winter. The news was announced during a presser at Victoria's Secret New Bond Street store on Tuesday. "The Victoria's Secret fashion show is the biggest fashion event in the world," said Brazilian model Lima.

Philomena-041514.jpg After a decent limited run in theaters and plenty of awards season buzz, drama/comedy "Philomena" heads to DVD and Blu-ray this week hoping to find a few adult audiences, with Judi Dench headlining the cast in another Oscar-nominated role. Also getting launched in the home market this week will be smash hit "Ride Along" and Ben-Stiller-starring comedy "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

hilaryduff-041514.jpg Hilary Duff and Sutton Foster have signed on to star in a new TV Land comedy from Darren Star ("Sex and the City"). The network announced that it has ordered 12 episodes of "Younger," which focuses on the struggles of a middle aged single mom - Liza (Foster) - attempting to re-enter the work place. Liza gets a make over from her friend Maggie (Debi Mazar).

rickygervais-041514.jpg Netflix and BBC are both interested in airing a spin-off of the popular work place comedy "The Office," according to the star of the British version of the program, Ricky Gervais. Gervais recently brought back his character - David Brent - for Britain's Comic Relief charity show, and again for the launch of his YouTube channel. "It could happen," Gervais told the Radio Times.

Bradpitt-081611.jpg Brad Pitt has been confirmed for a starring role in the upcoming film "The Operators" from director David Michod. The film, based on the book "The Operators: the Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan," centers on Pitt's character General Stanley McChrystal. The plot will center on the rise and fall of McChrystal.

benedictcumberbatch-110112.jpg Benedict Cumberbatch has denied that he will star in director JJ Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII." Speaking with Radio Times Benedict hinted that the two parties could not come to an agreement to get him in the film: "I would've liked a part in JJ's new Star Wars but it won't happen, sadly." Rumors of Cumberbatch's impending appearance in the film started late last year.

kellyosbourne-030813.jpg Kelly Osbourne hit Twitter to take on Paris Hilton after the two had an unpleasant run in at Coachella over the weekend. A source told the Mirror that Paris barged into a VIP area and insulted Osbourne: "Kelly was sitting with some mates, minding her own business, when Paris suddenly started b--ching and moaning, and slagging her off," said the insider.

Avatar-080213.jpg During a Reddit Ask Me Anything session "Avatar" director James Cameron announced that the scripts for the next three films will be completed within six weeks. "The second, third, and fourth films all go into production simultaneously," he began. "They're essentially all in pre-production now because we are designing creatures, settings, and characters that span all three films."

andrewgarfield-041414.jpg confirmed as host of the May 3 episode of "Saturday Night Live." Coldplay serves as musical guest. It is the hosting debut for Garfield, while Coldplay previously appeared in 2011. During that appearance Garfield's girlfriend and "Spider-Man" co-star Emma Stone was host. The day before Garfield hosts "SNL," "Amazing Spider-Man" opens in theaters nationwide.

paulwalker-120413.jpg Paul Walker got a memorial tribute at the MTV Movie Awards over the weekend. Jordana Brewster, Walker's "Fast & Furious" co-star, took the stage to offer a few memories of the late film star: "Every day was an adventure to be tackled," she said. "He never asked for credit or glory. He was just a really good guy." She added: "He was humble, he thought about others."

ginnifergoodwin-112013.jpg Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas, co-stars of the ABC program "Once Upon A Time," were wed in an intimate L.A. ceremony over the weekend. The pair play Snow White and Prince Charming on the show. "Ginnifer and Josh seemed very relaxed and happy. They were surrounded by their nearest and dearest friends and kept it very intimate and simple," a source told E!.

CaptainAmerica-041414.jpg With another $41 million in weekend revenue, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is continuing to put up big totals for distributor Disney, putting it well ahead of the pace of the original and nearly toppling $500 million worldwide in the process already. Also putting up some decent numbers over the weekend was "Rio 2," which earned very similar opening numbers as the original.