Angelina Jolie has been cooperating with FBI agents on the alleged abuse incident between her husband Brad Pitt and one of their children. The incident took place on the couple's private plane in route from France to California. The Daily Mail reports that an anonymous source states, "The agents wanted a breakdown of everything that happened from when the plane took off . . ."
Glenn Close is returning to her role as Norma Diamond in the Sunset Boulevard play. The three-time Tony winner will play the disillusioned silent-movie star that is poised for a comeback. The musical is an Andrew Lloyd Webber production. It will run for 16 weeks. The show will begin on February 16 in New York City at the Palace Theater. A 40-piece orchestra will accompany the play.
Bill Murray had a fantastic weekend. The comedic actor was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and his favorite team; the Chicago Cubs won the National League division. There was concern that Murray wouldn't even show up to accept the prize, given the awards event was scheduled the same night as a potential MLB playoffs game.
A new version of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" is in the works from Warner Brothers. The reboot follows the 1970s era Gene Wilder classic and the Tim Burton/Johnny Depp reboot from 2005. This new version will feature a script from "Saturday Night Live" writer and "Man Seeking Woman" creator Simon Rich. According to variety.com, the new film is not exactly an origin story about Wonka.
The classic 1990s kids cartoon Captain Planet is about to be made into a feature film. Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in the new film. Reportedly, Sony was working on a similar project. However, rights to the show had lapsed and Paramount picked up the torch. The company has approached Glen Powell and Jono Matt to write a script for the movie.
Some attendees at a recent Amy Schumer performance exited the venue after she mentioned the GOP presidential candidate. The comic was performing at a show in Florida when she blasted Donald Trump's spiraling campaign much to the ire of some attendees. In her Tampa performance she called the failed businessman/reality TV star an "orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster."