Death Row Records founder Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with stealing the camera of a paparrazo. The incident, alleges the photographer, occurred last month in Beverly Hills, although the pair were arrested on Wednesday. The incident remains under investigation by the Beverly Hills police.
Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer") has partnered with Kari Lizer (creator "The New Adventures of Old Christine") for an HBO comedy about a rogue nun. Sedgwick plays Kate, a disillusioned nun, who leaves her cloistered life. "No longer Sister Katherine, she's turned her back on her old life and now finds herself coming of age, trying to figure out who she is without her vows . . ."
Jerry Bruckheimer is adapting "American Gigolo," the 1980 film starring Richard Gere as a male prostitute, to TV. Bruckheimer produced the original movie, and spoke on the project in a presser. "With its signature noir aesthetic, American Gigolo has remained a deeply entertaining, psychological thriller and I'm thrilled to partner with [Paramount's] Brad [Grey] and Amy [Powell] on remaking it."
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has announced that he is gay, and says that he's "proud" to be so. The Apple head made the revelation in a statement published in Bloomberg Businessweek. "I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." "I don't consider myself an activist, but I realize how much I've benefited from the sacrifice of others."
Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka have joined the cast of FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show." Harris, reports TV Line, will play a "chameleon salesman" in the series' final two episodes. Meanwhile, Burtka appears in the show's finale for a "sexy storyline" with Jessica Lange's Elsa.
In a weekend that has the potential to be the slowest of 2014, Jake Gyllenhaal-starring action-thriller "Nightcrawler" stands a good chance to top "John Wick" and end up as the number one draw, though it's also not poised for too big of an opening as it takes aim at 2,766 theaters.
Michael Bay is in talks to direct "13 Hours," a film adaptation of the Mitchell Zuckoff book about the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi that left U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens dead. "Bay read a first draft of the script and liked it," one source told Deadline. Paramount acquired the rights to Zuckoff's book, "Thirteen Hours."
Keanu Reeves has signed on to play the lead role in the upcoming sci-fi thriller "Replicas." Reeves will play a neuroscientist who loses his family in a car accident and tries to bring them back to life, coming into conflict with police and government agencies. The film is scripted by Chad St. John and produced by Lotus Entertainment's Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Stephen Hamel.
Daniel Radcliffe stopped by "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, October 28, showing off his rap skills on the song "Alphabet Aerobics." According to Entertainment Weekly, the "Harry Potter" star didn't stumble, although the "fast-paced song is filled with tongue twisters." He made it all the way through the end "even when the tempo picked way up."
Amanda Bynes' parents have been granted a second conservatorship after telling a judge that she has been spending her money carelessly. In legal docs, obtained by TMZ, the Byneses say that Amanda has been spending "alarming amounts" of money. Reportedly, Amanda was buying jewelry for strangers while in NYC. Her doctors also testified in court, saying that she is "very ill."
Elizabeth Norment, who played Kevin Spacey's secretary on the Netflix series "House of Cards," has died. She was 61. Norment's obituary in The Washington Post states that she died of cancer on October 13 at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Over her thirty-year career, Norment appeared in shows including "Law and Order," "Party of Five" and "L.A. Law."
Chadwick Bosman ("42") has been cast in the Marvel film adaptation "Black Panther," making him the first African American to lead a stand-alone Marvel tentpole, according to Deadline. The Bosman casting comes among rumors that Anthony Mackie, and his character Falcon, will take over the Captain America mantle from Chris Evans following the third "Captain America" film.
Melissa Rivers has hired a law firm to investigate the death of her mother, Joan Rivers. The comedian's daughter has hired the firm of Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom and Rubinowitz to investigate the death of her mother, who died in a private clinic during a routine medical procedure in September, when she lost oxygen to her brain.
Alfonso Ribeiro, former star of "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" and current contestant on "Dancing with the Stars," has announced that he and his wife Angela Unkrich are expecting their second child. "My son's first birthday is today," Ribeiro said during "DWTS" of his boy Alfonso, who was in the audience with Unkrich. "As a wonderful present, my wife and I decided to get him a brother or sister."
Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell, the couple brought together on season 18 of ABC's "The Bachelor," have split. Sources confirmed the news to Us Weekly, after Nikki shared some revealing thoughts via Instagram. "Isn't it pathetic how we waste so much time on certain people and in the end they prove that they weren't even worth a second of it."