"The Office," NBC's long-running workplace comedy, has finally come to an end. The series finale had expected surprises (Dwight's marriage to Angela), as well as some unexpected ones (Michael Scott's return to the show in the role of Dwight's best man). "I feel like all my kids grew up and then they married each other," said Michael (Steve Carell) to the camera at the wedding reception.
Kim Kardashian has reportedly invited friends and family members to her baby shower. According to eonline.com the invites were shipped in custom music boxes adorned with a wind-up ballerina. It will be the first child for Kim and her boyfriend Kanye West and the shower is reportedly set for June 2. The announcement follows rumors that Kim's sisters are planning a major bash for the shower.
Emily Blunt is in talks to join "Into the Woods," the Rob Marshall directed film for Disney. Blunt joins a growing cast of big names that includes Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Pine. According to Variety, the film is based on Stephen Sondheim's 1987 Broadway musical. The plot centers on a childless baker and his wife as they attempt to lift a family curse.
Over $1 million dollars of jewelry to be loaned to celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival have been stolen from a safe in the Novotel Hotel room, reports the BBC. The safe was in the room of an employee of Chopard, a Swiss jeweler, which is also one of the festival's sponsors. The theft went down on Thursday night, just as the fest was getting under way, according to Reuters.
Candice Glover is the champion of "American Idol" season 12. The soaring songstress took home the prize after competing on the talent show three times. "I can't even -- oh my God. Three years!" said the teary Glover after defeating Kree Harrison in the final match. The previous night both Glover and Harrison had performed three songs apiece.
The sequel to "Garden State" from Zach Braff is off the ground after an impressive Kickstarter campaign that saw fans donate well over the $2 million mark. Worldwide Entertainment is picking up the rest of the tab on the film, and, according to its CEO, Christopher Woodrow, it was drawn to the film partially because of the proven demand.
Joss Whedon's adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" is set to kick off this summer's Oscars Outdoor screening series. The series will show a selection of films in Los Angeles in partnership with the Rooftop Summer Film Series. Whedon's take on the literary classic will debut on June 5 and attendees will enjoy a Q&A session with stars Nathan Fillion and Amy Acker.
Following up a very popular franchise reboot in 2009, "Star Trek Into Darkness" gets launched this weekend amidst enormous expectations from Paramount - a studio that desperately needs a stable, big-budget franchise. With "Star Trek" taking over with action audiences, "Iron Man 3" should finally slide out of the number one spot.
Kristen Wiig is joining the cast of "The Simpsons," as the former "Saturday Night Live" star is set to lend her voice to an episode that will air on Fox in the fall, EW is reporting. Wiig will appear in an episode entitled 'Homerland,' in which Homer starts to act strangely polite after returning from a nuclear power plant convention.
Director Deepa Mehta, best known for her film "Midnight's Children," has reportedly been enlisted to adapt Shilpi Somaya Gowda's novel "Secret Daughter" for the big screen. The story centers on two families one in Mumbai, India and the other in San Francisco. The first grapples with their emotions after giving a child up for adoption.
It appears as if rumors of Will Smith's son Jaden wanting to be emancipated are greatly exaggerated. The 14-year-old Jaden appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to explain his side of the story and clear up any lingering rumors. "See, here's the thing. I'm not going anywhere. The thing that people don't get is everything at this house is free," he said.
Popular video game "Angry Birds" will be coming to a big screen near you in July 2016 as Sony has announced that they have acquired the worldwide rights to the ubiquitous game franchise. The 3-D CG-animated movie will be developed and financed by Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish gaming company that created "Angry Birds."
Mandy Patinkin has joined Zach Braff's Kickstarter-funded project, "Wish I Was Here." The film, based on an original screenplay from Braff and his brother Adam Braff, centers on Aidan Bloom (Zach Braff), a struggling actor, father and husband who is struggling to find his identity and purpose at 35 years old.
Catalina Denis ("Sleepless Night," "The Tunnel") has been tabbed for the female lead opposite Paul Walker in the upcoming film "Brick Mansions." The film, a remake of the Luc Besson French action movie "District B13," sees Walker play an undercover cop who is tasked with going into a tenement named Brick Mansions in order to disarm a neutron bomb possessed by the community's drug warlord (RZA).
Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Pine are in discussions to join Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep in Disney's adaptation of the Broadway musical "Into the Woods," The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The two reportedly met with and even sang for director Rob Marshall. Sources say that Gyllenhaal and Pine would play the musical's two princes, Cinderella's Prince and Rapunzel's Prince.