Colt Ford has announced the details of his third annual Colt Ford and Friends Celebrity Golf Classic, which raises money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Colt Ford Foundation. The event will feature Ford golfing alongside golf pros Billy Horschel, Boo Weekly, Jay McLuen, and Scott Brown (among others).
Arcade Fire closed out their Reflektor tour at their hometown of Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau, and continued the tradition of covering hometown acts with a rendition of fellow Montrealers Wolf Parade's "I'll Believe In Anything." The 19 song set list also featured a bevy AF hits like "Ready to Start," "Neighborhood #1," "Keep the Car Running," and "Here Comes the Night Time."
Imagine Dragons played to a 35,000 crowd at this weekend's Made in America Festival. The band's frontman Dan Reynolds ended the band's day 1 close-out set by crowdsurfing among the fans in the front of the audience at the Los Angeles City Hall. He also issued a shout-out to fellow performer Kendrick Lamar.
Jimi Jamison, the voice behind such movie themes as "Burning Heart" from "Rocky IV" and "The Moment of Truth" from "The Karate Kid," has died at the age of 63. He sang both songs as the lead singer with the band Survivor, best known for their hit "Eye of the Tiger." Jamison joined the band just after "Eye of the Tiger" was released and replaced lead singer David Bickler.
With the NFL football season about to get underway, distributor Lionsgate will top the new Blu-ray releases this week with "Draft Day," a PG-13 sports drama that had a minimal theatrical impact back in the spring. Also getting launched this week will be "Moms' Night Out," though the PG comedy from TriStar barely made a dent at the box office in the early portion of the summer.
"Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox has reportedly signed on to appear in an episode of MTV's series "Faking It." Cox will appear in the role of Margot, a Hester High School alum who returns to the school as the director of their elite drama program. News of the guest role comes via ew.com who says of her character: "Demanding, intense, and full of herself, Margot is a big fish . . ."
"Supernatural" and "Turn" star Amy Gumenick has reportedly signed on to appear in the role of Cupid in the upcoming season of the CW's "Arrow." As in the comic, the character will be a treacherous villain who is also stricken by an obsessive love for The Arrow. "Arrow" executive producer Andrew Kreisberg spoke with ew.com about the casting and says that he's always loved Cupid as a character.
Weezer fronter Rivers Cuomo says that he was inspired to write the band's ninth studio album, Everything Will Be Alright In the End, during the band's Weezer Cruise in February. Speaking with Q magazine, Cuomo said he was touched by the enthusiasm of his fans: "One of the most inspiring moments for this record was when we did the Weezer Cruises and we were locked up."
"Once Upon a Time" and "Pretty Little Liars" star Julian Morris has reportedly landed a recurring role on the forthcoming new season of "The New Girl." According to ew.com, Morris will appear as Ryan, a new love interest for Zooey Deschanel's character Jess. Morris' character will first appear as a teacher taking over for Jess as she moves into her new assistant principal role.
David Muir will take over the anchor chair of ABC's "World News Tonight" this week. He will take the title from Diane Sawyer, and departs from his job as the ABC's weekend anchor and the co-anchor of their long-running interview show "20/20." Speaking with the New York Times, Muir explained that he hopes to bring an approachable presence to the "World News Tonight" chair.
Volbeat has teamed up with Five Finger Death Punch for a North American tour, which kicks off September 16 in Salt Lake City. According to Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen, this tour is something the bands have been discussing for some time. "We started to get to know Five Finger Death Punch while playing some of the same festivals in America and Europe . . ."
Private nude photos of over 100 female celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton were released to the web by hackers over the weekend. Several of the celebs, including Lawrence, have already reached out to the FBI requesting an inquiry into the breach. Many of the photos were allegedly obtained by hackers who breached cloud-based storage servers including Apple's iCloud.
Jennifer Hudson and Common are featured on "Remission," the remix of Lupe Fiasco's "Mission," a track created to "empower those facing cancer, celebrate survivors, and remember those lost to cancer-related illnesses."
With both "As Above, So Below" and "The November Man" struggling mightily to find an audience, "Guardians of the Galaxy" had yet another big weekend, topping charts for the third time in five weeks and propelling it past "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" to be the top domestic draw of the year.
If the preview for director Roger Donaldson's "The November Man" made you feel like it was going to be a lazy R-rated James Bond experience, the movie itself does little to suggest otherwise. With Pierce Brosnan in the lead as a scorned special agent with a quick trigger finger, "The November Man" shows a little bit of promise before ultimately melting into an incomprehensible mess.