Jon Hamm and John Legend were among the stars to give dramatic readings of the Justin Bieber cut "Sorry" for a Vanity Fair web video. The vid sees a host of celebs putting their own dramatic spin on the hit track. Others featured are Greta Gerwig, Aldis Hodge, John Krasinski, Don Cheadle, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Chelsea Handler, Gabrielle Union, Zosia Mamet, Jesse Plemons, Kathryn Hahn and more.
The Disney musical "Frozen" will debut on Broadway in 2018. The show, directed by Alex Timbers and choreographed by Peter Darling, will first hold an out-of-town tryout in summer 2017. A location will be announced at a later date. The show will feature the same writers as the film — music and lyrics by Robert Lopez ("The Book of Mormon," "Avenue Q") and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
Johnny Depp tackles the role of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the spoof film named "The Art Of The Deal." The Funny Or die film, named after Trump's 1987 book, filmed in December last year, was edited in time to be released in time for this week's primary in New Hampshire, which Trump won. "Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride."
Gwyneth Paltrow has testified against Dante Michael Soiu, a man accused of stalking her for 17 years, and sending her dozens of letters, clothing, a cookbook and other items. Paltrow read aloud some of the letters to a jury, noting that she found the messages "religious to pornographic to threatening." "I have a goal to marry Gwyneth Paltrow," read one of the letters from Soiu.
The first trailer for "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates," starring Adam DeVine and Zac Efron, debuted after the Super Bowl. During the clip, the father of Adam and Zac's characters, played by Stephen Root, sets up the premise. "Over the years at our family gatherings, you two show up and you ruin it," he began. "I want you to bring a date to your sister's wedding."
Vin Diesel has announced the official release dates for the next three entries in the "Fast & Furious" franchise. He took to Instagram to reveal that there would be another trilogy, which would bring the film franchise to an even 10. "Fast 8" is set for release April 14, 2017, while "Fast 9" and "Fast 10" are hitting theaters on April 19, 2019, and April 2, 2021, respectively.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have created a tribute video for the song "Africa" by Toto. The husband and wife were on vacation in Africa several years ago, according to Dax, and were in the mood for a video tribute to their favorite band. "This was our last trip before having kids. Our sole objective was to rage hard and honor Toto properly. Hope you enjoy," Shepard wrote on YouTube.
Leonardo DiCaprio met with Pope Francis, getting a private audience with the religious leader, at the Vatican on Thursday, January 28. DiCaprio gave the Pope a check from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation for charity and spoke with him about his environmental advocacy. "As a child I didn't quite understand what it all meant, but through my child's eyes it represented a planet . . ."
Actor Abe Vigoda, best known for his roles in "Barney Miller" and "The Godfather," has passed away at the age of 94. The actor passed peacefully at the New Jersey home of his daughter Carol of natural causes, according to CNN. Speaking of his experience working on "The Godfather," Vigoda recalled that Marlon Brando was pleasant to work with.
Actors John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are reportedly expecting their second child. The pair broke the news with Us Weekly earlier this week and say they're thrilled to make their two-year-old daughter Hazel a big sister. The pair also recently celebrated their anniversary and Krasinski said he's still madly in love with his wife. "I'll be really honest with you, I was never the coolest kid."
Woody Allen has cast Miley Cyrus and writer/comedian Elaine May in a new series to be broadcast via Amazon. The six and a half hour series takes place in the 1960s. Allen wrote the scripts although further details are currently unavailable. It will be the first time that Allen has worked with Cyrus. "I was looking into his eyes when I got the call to be a part of the cast," wrote the latter.
Jena Malone ("The Hunger Games") announced that she is pregnant with her first child with boyfriend Ethan DeLorenzo on Wednesday, January 20. The actress hit Instagram where she posted a picture of her pregnant figure, along with a message for her fans. "Womb to womb To beating wing I climbed out of the eternal And into the shape of me Some words I wrote years ago . . ."
Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly signed on to appear in the role of Fidel Castro's lover in the upcoming film "Marita." The "Hunger Games" star will appear as the title character Marita Lorenz, and the script was penned by "American Hustle" writer Eric Warren Singer. The film centers on Lorenz, who had an affair with Castro when she was 19 and lived with the dictator before returning to the U.S.
Bette Midler will star in the upcoming Broadway revival of the 1964 musical "Hello, Dolly!" "Well HELLO! This Dolly has an announcement coming tomorrow ! Stay tuned!" Midler wrote on Twitter, one day ahead of the big announcement. "Hello, Dolly!" - directed by four time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle - begins previews on March 13. The production opens on April 20.
Amy Schumer slammed Jackson Murphy, also known as Lights Camera Jackson, the teen film critic, after he made a sexist joke on Twitter. Jackson posted a picture of him and Schumer at the Critics' Choice Awards, along with the caption, "Spent the night with @amyschumer. Certainly not the first guy to write that." Amy responded, "I get it. Cause I'm a whore? Glad I took a photo with you."