Sean "Diddy" Combs tops The Forbes Five list of Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists for a fourth consecutive year. His $700 million is an increase of $120 million from last year thanks to his ever-growing brand that continues to grow with the addition of Revolt TV, the music network of which he's the majority owner. Dr. Dre places second with $550.
Michael B. Jordan has reportedly signed on to join the new crime drama "Men Who Kill." Thus far there is little information about the plot, but Jordan will reportedly play a CIA agent. The project is currently in development by Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schecter. Twentieth Century Fox will oversee the project at the studio level, extending their budding long relationship with Jordan.
Columbus Short has been issued with a restraining order after his wife accused him of threatening to kill her. The "Scandal" star was accused by his wife, Tuere Tanee Short, of threatening to hit her with a wine bottle during an April 7 incident. She states that he then poured the wine on her, pinned her to the couch with a knife as he accused her of cheating on him with several men.
Mara Wilson has denied any interest in appearing in a sequel to "Mrs. Doubtfire." Wilson, who starred as Natalie Hillard in the original film when she was six-years-old, tweeted that she was not interested in appearing in a potential sequel. She explained: "I've been in some mediocre movies, but I've never been in a sequel.
HBO has released the initial trailer for the second season of their hit original series "Orange is the New Black." The trailer features Taylor Shilling's character Piper picking up where she left off at the end of season one. That season wrapped up with Piper fighting her rival Pennsatucky and ending up in solitary confinement.
Bryan Singer's attorney denied claims that Singer sexually abused a teenage boy, calling the accuser's claims "completely fabricated." Michael Egan III, who is now 31, claims that Singer—who directed most of the "X Men" films as well as several television series—abused him repeatedly between the ages of 15 and 17.
Jenny McCarthy has announced that she is engaged to Donnie Wahlberg. McCarthy made her revelation on live television and had hinted that she would do so earlier in the day, posting on Twitter that fans should watch her on her show, "The View." After she revealed her news, she jumped up and down along with her co-hosts.
Maya Rudolph ("Saturday Night Live") has landed her own variety show set to air on NBC in May. "The Maya Rudolph Show" kicks off May 19 at 10 PM EST. On the set Rudolph will be joined by a host of famous friends including Kristen Bell, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Craig Robinson, Sean Hayes, and Chris Parnell. Janelle Monae will be the musical guest on the first show.
Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly signed on to appear in the forthcoming new period drama "The Revenant" from director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu. The project focuses on a 19th century fur trapper who gets mauled by a bear, discovered by a group of robbers and left for dead. The film will be an adaptation of the Michael Punke novel "The Revenant: A Novel Of Revenge."
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.
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 . . ."
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.
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."