Marvel will release a film based on its comic book character "Deadpool" sometime in 2016. Ryan Reynolds, who starred as the character's alter ego, Wade Wilson, in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," has been cast as the lead. The announcement came after test footage leaked a few weeks ago. "The movie has been in a state of limbo for a while," Reynolds subsequently said.
Amy Adams is featured as artist Margaret Keane in the trailer for the upcoming Tim Burton directed drama "Big Eyes." The film is based on the true story of Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), a painter who created portraits of big-eyed young girls. Her husband Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) took credit for the pictures because he didn't believe that people would buy art created by a woman.
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea have released their highly anticipated music video for "Booty." The video features a bountiful amount of J-Lo's and Azalea's famous backsides and they dance and grind together. They get wet, walk the runway and shake what their mama gave them. The video, directed by Hype Williams, begins with a countdown.
Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, the biopic on the late Aaliyah, is scheduled to air on the Lifetime network Saturday, November 15, the station announced via Twitter: "She was the princess of R&B and now her story is being told. #AaliyahMovie premieres Saturday, November 15." Alexandra Shipp stars as Aaliyah in the Wendy Williams produced flick.
Pretenders fronter Chrissie Hynde says she's sick of seeing female musicians take off their clothes to get attention. The singer knocked such sleazy female artists, calling them "porn stars": "There's a definite division of what I'd call porn stars trying to make records, and then musicians. If you go and see Kate Bush, you'll see a real musician," Hynde said.
After getting the boot from a Vegas casino in May, Ben Affleck has admitted to counting cards. Speaking with Details, Affleck says that he's been unfairly punished for his blackjack prowess. "That is a true story. I mean, that took place. I took some time to learn the game and became a decent blackjack player. And once I became decent, the casinos asked me not to play blackjack."
Garth Brooks has announced his triumphant return to Kentucky. It's the first time the country singer has played in Kentucky in 16 years. Brooks will perform in Lexington, Kentucky as part of his comeback world tour. He'll take the stage alongside wife Trisha Yearwood at the Rupp Arena on October 31 and November 1.
KISS helped raise over $1,000,000 for the Oregon Military Museum with a concert and auction in Portland. According to the Oregonian, items on the block included a guitar used by Paul Stanley. The band's all acoustic set list included hits like "Calling Dr. Love," "Shout It Out Loud," "Christine Sixteen" and "Rock and All All Nite."
Blake Shelton has released the music video for "Neon Light," a cut from his upcoming album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, due September 30. In the vid, Blake performs the cut live on his "Ten Times Crazier" tour to an adoring audience: "There's a neon light at the end of the tunnel / It ain't all that bright, but even though it's subtle / It's got me feeling alright."
Paul McCartney will release a collector's edition of his latest album, New. The three disc set features previously unreleased songs as well as a making-of documentary. The two CD, one DVD set drops October 28. Unreleased songs on the second disc include "Hell to Pay" and "Demons Dance," along with the Japanese bonus track "Struggle," and live versions of four new cuts.
Kendrick Lamar is prepping the release of "I," the lead single from his upcoming sophomore album. The cut was debuted at a private dinner for radio personalities hosted by Interscope Records last week. Watch Loud says the song is titled "I," while HipHop-N-More says its called "I (Love Myself)." In any case, the track is due to drop on September 23.
Beyoncé and husband Jay Z are reportedly working on a new album together, according to E! News. Sources tell DJ Skee of Dash Radio that Jay Z & Beyoncé are indeed working to put out a joint album. The album is supposedly slated to drop later this year or early 2015. The sources continued that the first couple of hip-hop has reportedly already begun work on the record. Bey and Jay recently wrapped up their On The Run summer tour.
Bryan Adams will be releasing an expanded four-disc super-deluxe reissue of his 1984 album Reckless in honor of its 30th anniversary. The new set will include remastered audio, seven bonus tracks, a 1985 BBC concert, Reckless: The Movie and a Blu-ray audio disc, all housed in a DVD case-sized hardback book.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have released "Nature Boy," the latest single from their collaborative album Cheek to Cheek, due September 22. "'Nature Boy' was composed in 1941 by Eden Ahbez, a wandering man from Brooklyn with long hair," Gaga wrote on Twitter. "It wasn't until 1947 that the song was published, written sometime during or after 1941."
Metallica are getting back to work on a new album, which would mark their first release in nearly six years. According to bassist Robert Trujillo, the band is getting back together in the studio this month to resume work on the follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic. Trujillo says that even though the band has been working on other various projects over the past few years.