Sarah Jessica Parker has reportedly signed on to appear in a new HBO series titled "Divorce." The show is described as similar to "Sex and the City" but with a leading character who is wiser and more world-weary. Parker will play the lead role of Frances, a long-time New Yorker "who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break . . ."
Ryan Gosling has been added to the upcoming sequel of "Blade Runner," the 1982 sci-fi classic starring Harrison Ford. Ford returns for the sequel, reprising his role as Rick Deckard, while Gosling's role has not been made public. In the original, Dekard's mission was to hunt down and kill machines that were nearly identical to humans.
Sofia Vergara has reportedly been slapped with a lawsuit by her ex-fiance over two frozen embryos the pair created together before their split. Her ex-beau, Nick Loeb, has reportedly filed the suit in an attempt to keep the "Modern Family" star from destroying the embryos. According to InTouch Weekly, Sofia has stated that she "hoped for the female embryos to ultimately be destroyed."
Super model Gisele Bundchen has confirmed that she is retiring from runway modeling. She made her final appearance in a live-show setting this week in Sao Paolo, Brazil and broke news of her retirement from the catwalk in a post to Instagram. "Today after 20 years in the industry, it is a privilege to be doing my last fashion show by choice and yet still be working in other facets . . ."
Emma Stone is reportedly in talks for the female lead in Damien Chazelle's new musical film "La La Land." The project centers on two young aspiring stars who move to Los Angeles in pursuit of their dreams but soon find that Tinsel Town's hard edges could pull them apart. Chazelle penned the script and will direct the project for Lionsgate.
Celebrity chef Homaro Cantu has been found dead of an apparent suicide in Chicago. The 38-year-old was reportedly found dead of hanging in a retail warehouse space that Cantu was planning to revive as a brewery on the north side of Chicago, according to People.com. Cantu was best known for his appearances on shows including "Iron Chef," "Hell's Kitchen" and "Dinner Impossible."
Olivia Munn has reportedly signed on to appear in the role of Betsy Braddock, or Psylocke, in the upcoming new film "X-Men: Apocalypse." Director Bryan Singer broke news of her role in the film via Instagram, sharing a red carpet photo of the actress. He added, "Excited to welcome @oliviamunn as Betsy Braddock! #Psylocke #XmenApocalypse #XMEN."
Rita Wilson has confirmed that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy. She broke the news in an extended statement for People Magazine in which she thanks her husband Tom Hanks and her friends for their ongoing support. "I have taken a leave from the play Fish in the Dark to deal with a personal health issue."
Ryan Reynolds has emerged unscathed from a hit and run in Vancouver. The actor was walking in an underground parking garage on Sunday night when he was hit by a car that was reportedly being driven by a paparazzi photographer. He was not hurt in the incident. The driver is reported to have fled the scene of the accident and has not yet been identified.
Gwyneth Paltrow has taken on the #FoodBankNYCChallenge to live on the allocated Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program budget of $29 per week. Food Bank member) Mario Batali, posted that she was joining the challenge (and its limit of $1.38 per meal for a family) for a week. She posted a picture of her grocery haul on Twitter, showcasing a basket of beans, cilantro, lettuce and more.
"Mamma Mia!" will be ending its 14-year Broadway run on September 5. The show, which is the eight-longest running show in Broadway history and has outlasted over 500 other Broadway productions during its run, opened shortly after the September 11 bombings in New York and has grossed over $600 million. The show features the songs of ABBA and has spawned its own 2008 film version.
Eddie Murphy will be honored with this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murphy, 54, has created iconic characters and impersonations over his thirty-year career, including impressions of Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, and James Brown on "Saturday Night Live." He has also starred in a long string of Hollywood hits, including "48 Hrs.," "Trading Places" and "Beverly Hills Cop."
"Face the Nation" moderator and veteran CBS news man Bob Schieffer will retire this summer. Schieffer, 78, announced the news while speaking at the TCU Schieffer School of Journalism in Fort Worth. "It's been a great adventure," Schieffer said at the college. "You know, I'm one of the luckiest people in the world because as a little boy, as a young reporter, I always wanted to be a journalist."
Sofia Vergara is featured on the May 2015 edition of Vanity Fair, posing in a slinky red dress, and photographed by Annie Leibovitz. "TV's top paid actress is building her own bombshell empire," reads the cover copy. On the inside, the Latina actress dished on her transition from the Spanish to the English speaking entertainment world. "I hired the speech coach, and you have to work so much."
Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are taking a break from their three-year relationship. The couple have not been photographed together since January, leading to rumors of a split that have been further fueled by Stone attending several awards ceremonies (including the Oscars) without Garfield.