Channing Tatum is in talks to play the superhero Gambit in an installment of Marvel's "X-Men" franchise. Speaking with MTV, Tatum says he met with franchise producer Lauren Schuler-Donner to discuss a possible role. "I met with Lauren Schuler-Donner, and I would love [it]," he began. "Gambit is really the only X-Man that I've ever loved . . . He's just kind of a suave . . ."
Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina Lohan has been handed 100 hours of community service as a result of her recent DUI conviction. The 51-year-old pleaded guilty to the charges at a Long Island court earlier this week but avoided any jail time. The incident occurred last September on the Northern State Parkway in Long Island after she was clocked doing 77 mph in a 55 mph zone.
Though it's not exactly a new development that action and superheroes dominate in theaters come summertime, the 2014 schedule is as loaded as ever in terms of action releases, with "X-Men: Days of Future Past," "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" representing some of the biggest.
Foo Fighters fans in Richmond, Virginia have created the campaign to get the band to perform a hometown concert for the first time in over 15 years. The 'Help Bring The Foo Fighters Back To RVA' campaign, launched on crowdfunding site Crowdhoster, says "It's simple. The Foo Fighters haven't played Richmond, Virginia since May 17, 1998. That's more than 15 years ago..."
Tim McGraw has released the second single, "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," from his upcoming 13th studio album, Sundown Heaven Town. McGraw debuted the new track at the 2014 ACM Awards alongside wife Faith Hill.
Brad Paisley has revealed that the working title of his forthcoming album is Thoughts From a Bumpkin. "Looking at the world through the eyes of a country singer is an interesting thing," he tells Nashville's Tennessean. "It should be easy to like."
Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad") helped a California teen, Stefan Montana, land a date to the prom. Montana, who is a big fan of "Breaking Bad," met Cranston at his current Broadway show "All the Way," and had him record a message for his friend Maddie. Cranston gave a "Breaking Bad" inspired message to Maddie: "Maddie, if you don't go to prom with Stefan . . ."
Crosby, Stills & Nash have announced more tour dates set to keep the veteran rockers on the road throughout the fall. In addition to their existing dates, the band has revealed 25 more dates. The trio hit the road starting July 2 in Bethlehem, Pa. and wrap things up at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on October 4.
With a sizable release of 3,400+ theaters, sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" appears to be in good shape to open as the number one movie in the U.S., though a strong second weekend from "Rio 2" could bring the animated Fox release to the top of the charts for the first time.
Beyoncé has agreed to serve as one of Kim Kardashian's bridesmaids. According to MediaTakeout.com, Beyonce agreed to stand up in Kardashian and Kanye West's Parisian wedding on May 24. In addition to Bey serving as a bridesmaid, HollywoodLife is reporting that Mary J. Blige will perform her song "Everything" at the big event.
Caleb and Cody Walker, the brothers of the late Paul Walker, will fill in for the actor for some scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious." The news was announced on the movie's Facebook page: "The Fast & Furious saga is about family. The characters are connected by the bond of family, and it is how all of us who have worked together for more than thirteen years feel about each other."
John Mayer channeled his inner Beyonce during a recently performance Down Under in Adelaide, Australia as the singer covered Bey's song "XO." Mayer played the guitar and the harmonica while giving Bey's hit an acoustic makeover. "The best thing about Beyoncé? The break in her voice on the first 'baby, love me lights out' in XO. Real and raw," he tweeted.
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Craig Morgan has announced his 11th overseas tour for the troops. Touring with Armed Forces Entertainment and Stars for Stripes, he'll present a series of acoustic shows in Southwest Asia this spring. "As a former soldier myself, it is so important to me to have another opportunity to support our troops and do whatever I can to help keep morale high," says Morgan.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have noted their discontent with the news that their music was used during torture sessions at Guantanamo Bay. Drummer Chad Smith said that the act is contrary to the band's "positive" message: "I've heard that they use more ... like, hard rock, metal ... Our music's positive man, it's supposed to make people feel good and that's ..."
The family of the late Michael Jackson have issued a warning to his ex wife Debbie Rowe stemming from concerns that Rowe may attempt to get custody of her two kids, Prince and Paris. The children's uncles - Tito, Randy, Jermaine and Jackie - issued a statement to TMZ insisting that Debbie took a payout in 1999 forsaking her right a lawsuit.