Pete Davidson ("Guy Code," "Adam DeVine's House Party") has been added to the cast of "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player for the upcoming season. According to Deadline, Davidson was "handpicked" by "SNL" boss Lorne Michaels. Davidson did a recent stand-up set on Jimmy Kimmel during which he revealed that he's a 20-year-old college drop out.
As the home market release schedule begins to pick up, action smash hit "Godzilla" heads to DVD and Blu-ray this week, likely finding another very wide audience after being one of the top performers in theaters this summer. Also getting launched this week on DVD and Blu-ray will be "The Fault in Our Stars," a romantic drama starring Shailene Woodley that put together an impressive box office run.
"CSI: Cyber" has cast Luke Perry as a former FBI agent named Nick Dalton. According to TV Line, Dalton was pegged as the head of the cyber crime division, but was eventually replaced by Special Agent Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette). After a classified falling out, Dalton set his sights on becoming a "futurist" for the private sector.
George Clooney is in line to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Golden Globes ceremony. Clooney will accept the honor at the 72nd annual event on January 1, 2015 in L.A. Theo Kingma, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, said Clooney had been selected for his "outstanding contributions both in front of and behind the camera."
The 1997 horror film "I Know What You Did Last Summer" is getting the reboot treatment from Sony Pictures. Mike Flanagan ("Oculus") is attached to write and produce, although no director or casting announcements have been made. "Happy to be writing a new 'I Know What You Did Last Summer.' (I'm NOT, however, directing or producing . . . Not sure where that came from)," Flanagan wrote on Twitter.
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass will reunite for the fifth iteration in the "Bourne" franchise, according to Deadline. It is the third time that the actor and director will have hooked up for the action series. Earlier this year, Damon, who last played Bourne in 2007's "Bourne Ultimatum," hinted he would be available for the role.
Martha Stewart has sounded off against actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her GOOP lifestyle brand. Stewart's comments came during a recent interview with Porter Magazine and the queen of DIY suggested that Paltrow should stick to the silver screen. "[Gwyneth Paltrow] just needs to be quiet. She's a movie star. If she were confident in her acting, she wouldn't be trying to be Martha Stewart."
Lauren Morelli, one of the main writers for "Orange Is The New Black," has filed for divorce from her husband after coming out as a lesbian. She is dating "OINTB" actress Samira Wiley. Morelli said that she realized that she was a lesbian after she began to write the story of main character Piper, a bisexual woman who is sent to an all-female prison where she is reunited with her ex-girlfriend.
"White Collar" will have a "shocking" series ending, according to USA president Chris McCumber. He announced the news to Entertainment Weekly, saying, "From its inception, White Collar captured a massive and loyal following, in large part due to the incredible on-screen chemistry between Matt [Bomer] and Tim [DeKay], who deserve credit for one of the most brilliantly performed 'bromances' . . ."
Lauren Conrad ("Laguna Beach") wed lawyer William Tell on Saturday, September 13 in Santa Ynez, California. The pair shared the news to People magazine, saying, "What a perfect way to start our lives together; surrounded by the people we love most." Conrad was joined by nine bridesmaids, including "Laguna" co-star Lo Bosworth.
Despite a fairly limited 2,175-theater release, thriller "No Good Deed" put together an impressive $24.5 million opening weekend, easily enough to knock "Guardians of the Galaxy" out of the top slot at the box office. Also putting together a decent opening weekend was "Dolphin Tale 2," which found family audiences across the country and finished with a steady $16.55 million.
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts was detained on Thursday evening by police who claim she was involved in an incident of indecent exposure. Watts claims she was kissing her boyfriend in a silver Mercedes when police walked up to the car and asked her for identification. She refused to show her ID to the police, who subsequently handcuffed her and arrested her.
Kira Kazantsev was crowned Miss America 2015. The 23-year-old daughter of Russian immigrants performed a rendition of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" (using the cups routine from the film "Pitch Perfect") and spoke about the importance of preventing domestic violence. When Kazantsev plans to become a diplomat and deferred her entry to Notre Dame law school.
Katie Holmes will make her directorial debut with a film adaptation of the Annie Weatherwax novel "All We Had." She will also star in the film that has a script penned by Josh Boone ("The Fault In Our Stars"), while Jane Rosenthal ("Little Fockers") produces. The plot follows an impoverished mother and her teenage son who arrive in a small town filled with interesting personalities.
"This Is Our Youth," starring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson, is set to hit Broadway after a successful run on London's West End. The play, written by Kenneth Lonergan, follows three privileged Manhattan youths coming to terms with adulthood. Cera plays Warren Straub, a 19-year-old college dropout and social misfit, who has been kicked out of his house by his dad.