Sean Kelly was the big winner on season 13 of "Project Runway," an episode that featured, in the words of judge Heidi Klum, "the best fashion showcase we have ever had on the show." Kelly beat out collections by his fellow competitors - Amanda Valentine, Charketa Glover and Kini Donovan Zamora - during the show's 90-minute finale.
Meg Ryan has signed on to star in "Fan Girl," a film that will follow a 15-year-old girl determined to make a documentary on her favorite band. Kara Hayward ("Moonrise Kingdom"), Scott Adsit ("30 Rock"), Joshua Boone, Bill Sage ("We Are What We Are") and Kiernan Shipka ("Mad Men") also star in the movie from first time director Paul Jarrett.
FOX is working with Greg Berlanti ("Arrow," "The Flash") to bring the "Archie" comics to TV. The adaptation will be called "Riverdale." The hour long drama will "follow the main crew of Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, as they explore the surrealistic twists of small-town life, in addition to the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade."
June Shannon (a.k.a. Mama June) of TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" says, contrary to rumors, she's not dating a pedophile. June hit Facebook in response to, what she calls, false information. "I want to make a post trying to clear up the rumors. Remember you can't believe everything you read! Ppl sell stories to the tabloid everyday that r false!"
J.K. Rowling ("Harry Potter") has announced that she'll publish a new entry in her series this Halloween. According to her site, Pottermore.com, the story will center on Dolores Umbridge, a witch and former Hogwarts professor. Umbridge first appeared in the fifth Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," published in 2003.
Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year in the stage adaptation of the Emile Zola novel "Therese Raquin." Keira plays the title role, a young dissatisfied wife who begins an affair with the friend of her husband, in the Roundabout Theatre Company production. The Roundabout describes the tale as one of "love, lust, betrayal, and guilt."
Elizabeth Pena, who died October 14 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, passed from complications stemming from alcohol abuse. TMZ obtained the death certificate, which notes that she suffered from cirrhosis of the liver "due to alcohol" and had acute gastrointestinal bleeding hours before her death, causing her heart to stop.
"Bewitched," the 1960s supernatural comedy, is getting a spin-off at NBC. According to Entertainment Weekly, the show will focus on the granddaughter of Samantha and daughter of Tabitha, Daphne, a single twenty-something with magical powers. The 1960s version told the story of married couple Samantha (Elizabeth Montgomery), a witch, and Darrin (Dick York, then Dick Sargent), a human man.
The Will Smith comedy "Hitch" looks to be getting rebooted for TV on the FOX network, according to various reports. The 2005 romantic comedy will be adapted into a half hour "workplace comedy that explores dating and sexual politics," the network says. Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are attached to exec produce the project. Casting announcements have not been made.
Melissa Rivers has inherited over $100 million from the estate of her mother Joan Rivers, according to a report from Us Weekly. The mag states that the inheritance includes a $35 million condo on NYC's Upper East Side, and $75 million in cash. "It's no consolation for losing her mother so soon," an insider told Us of Melissa's mourning. Melissa's son Cooper, 13, received a bequest of his own.
With "Fury" likely to fall from the number one position, Keanu Reeves-starring action flick "John Wick" will be looking to ride excellent reviews to the top of the box office this weekend, though it will have to surpass the opening of horror release "Ouija" to do so. Even without any star power, "Ouija" looks to be in good position with a PG-13 rating and an easy to understand concept.
Writer Aaron Sorkin has reportedly confirmed that Christian Bale is set for the starring role in his upcoming biopic of late Apple chief Steve Jobs. Rumors spread earlier this week that Bale was in talks for the role and Sorkin confirmed it in a recent television interview. "Well, there was a meeting. We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale."
Matthew McConaughey, a longtime fan of the NFL's Washington Redskins, says that he doesn't think that the team should be forced to change its name. Speaking with GQ, he notes that the controversy over the name is rather recent. "What interests me is how quickly it got pushed into the social consciousness. We were all fine with it since the 1930s . . ."
Annie Little ("Dexter," "Southland") has been added to the cast of the Showtime drama "Shameless" for season five. She'll pop up in at least two episodes, according to Entertainment Weekly, playing the uptight sister of Bianca (Bojana Novakovic). The Hollywood Reporter writes that Little plays Elizabeth, "who is a bit of a square."
Natalie Dormer ("Game of Thrones") has signed on to "The Forest," the upcoming supernatural thriller from first time feature length director Jason Zada. The plot is set in the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt. Fuji, where a young American woman goes in search of her missing twin sister. When she wanders off the path, she is met by the undead.