Alexis Arquette passed away this past September 11. The immediate cause of death was cardiac arrest, however, Arquette's death certificate noted that HIV was the underlying cause of her passing. Arquette had appeared in more than 50 films during her acting career. Her most notable roles were for Last Exit to Brooklyn and The Wedding Singer.
Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, according to The Guardian. The actress cited irreconcilable differences as the cause for for the split. "This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time," Robert Offer said in a statement on Tuesday.
Robert De Niro has been cast as Pope Pius IX in a new film based on the book "The Kidnapping Of Edgardo Mortara," written in 1997 by author David Kertzer. The film, helmed by Harvey Weinstein, tells the story of how six-year-old Edgardo Mortara was taken from his Jewish parents by police in Bologna, Italy, in 1857 and raised as a Catholic under Pope Pius IX's protection.
"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara has been named as the world's highest-paid television actress by "Forbes" for the fifth year in a row. "Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco placed second on the annual list. Vergara claimed the top spot with $43 million in earnings, thanks to her role on "Modern Family" as well as a slew of endorsement and licensing deals for products including a line of furniture.