Eric Hill, a contestant on the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette," died after suffering severe injuries in a paragliding accident on Sunday. Hill passed three days after the mishap on Wednesday, April 23. "Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away," his sister Karen Tracy wrote on Facebook.
Lake Bell has announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Scott Campbell. Bell showed off her baby bump during NYC's Tribeca Film Festival, and her rep later confirmed the news to People magazine. The pair met on the set of "How to Make It in America," on which he had a cameo in 2011.
Matt Bomer ("White Collar") has revealed that he and partner Simon Halls have been married since 2011. The news, which came during an interview with Details magazine, was surprising to some as Bomer hadn't revealed his sexual orientation until 2012. In addition to being married, Bomer and Halls have three sons together: an 8-year-old and a pair of 6-year-old twins.
Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave") and Scarlett Johansson ("The Avengers") are both in talks to land voice work on Disney's upcoming live-action/CG adaptation of "The Jungle Book." Nyong'o would play Rakcha, a mother wolf who adopts Mowgli, the story's central character, while Johansson would play Kaa, the python who eats other animals by hypnotizing them.
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have announced the birth of their baby boy, Otis Alexander Sudeikis. Wilde gave birth to Otis on Sunday, April 20, announcing the news via Twitter: "Ladies and gentlemen, Otis Alexander Sudeikis has LEFT the building! (I'm the building)," she said, adding a selfie of her and the newborn. Wilde, 30, was engaged to Sudeikis, 38, in January 2013.
After three weeks at number one, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" looks like it finally could be moving down the charts, with comedy "The Other Woman" in good position thanks to a lack of genre competition, a popular cast and a solid 3,000-theater release. Also hitting theaters will be "Brick Mansions," a PG-13 thriller starring Paul Walker that marks the late actor's last finished role.
Meg Ryan has joined the cast of the CBS comedy pilot "How I Met Your Dad" on which she'll play the narrator and older version of Greta Gerwig's character. Ryan acts as the parallel to the Bob Saget character who gave voice to Josh Radnor's Future Ted. And, just like Saget's character, she will never appear on screen.
Paul Schneider, who played the character Mark Brendanawicz on the first two seasons of "Parks and Recreation," says he does not plan to return to the show. Paul's character was the hunky crush of the show's lead character Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler). "That experience was very strange for me," he told ScreenCrush. "You know, I signed up for a specific character that was changed in mid-season."
Mitch Hurvitz, the creator behind "Arrested Development," has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to create, develop, and produce an original series. The deal comes nearly a year after the streaming service brought back "Arrested Development" for a 15 episode fourth season. "We are lucky to be in business with Mitch Hurwitz, a true genius with one of the most distinctive voices . . ."
Uma Thurman has ended her six year engagement to financier Arpad Busson. The pair began dating in 2007 after attending a private dinner together in Milan and got engaged in 2008. "It's true," a source told Us magazine of the split. The pair were supposed to attend the Room to Grow Spring Gala together in NYC on April 8, but Uma showed up alone without wearing her engagement ring.
Laura Prepon ("That 70s Show," "Orange Is the New Black") has denied rumors that she is dating Tom Cruise. Speaking with the Daily Beast, Prepon said that she was flattered but surprised to hear the gossip: "I'm flattered because I think he's hot, so I'm like, 'Oh, that's nice,' and apparently he's very gentlemanly with me. Apparently we get along great . . ."
Drew Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman have welcomed their second daughter Frankie into the world. The pair, who now have two young girls, announced the news in a statement: "Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman." The couple also have a one-year-old daughter, Olive. "Olive has a new little sister."
Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave") topped the list of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful. The 31-year-old Mexican born Kenyan actress says that she long thought beauty was what she saw on TV: "Light skin and long, flowing, straight hair," she told the mag. Eventually, her mother "always said I was beautiful. And I finally believed her at some point."
Without a major new release on DVD and Blu-ray this week, acclaimed crime-drama "Big Bad Wolves" looks like the most prominent new title hitting the home market, followed by indie "Barefoot" and heralded documentary "The Trials of Muhammad Ali." But even though there aren't many major new releases, there are a couple of older titles getting new Blu-ray editions.
Jimmy Fallon edited a series of NBC news cast clips featuring Brian Williams to make a surprising cover of Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice" for "Late Night." The "Gin and Juice" mash-up isn't the first created by Fallon, as he previously made one of "Rapper's Delight" (Sugarhill Gang), "Regulate" (Warren G) and "Good Vibrations" (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch).