Archive for January, 2014
We already know Henry Cavill will play Superman and Ben Affleck will portray Batman, and on Friday (January 31) Warner Bros. Pictures announced that Jesse Eisenberg has been cast as Lex Luthor for “Batman vs. Superman.”
Aside from the announcement of Jesse’s role, it was plus revealed that Jeremy Irons will play Alfred, Bruce Wayne’s most trusted friend, ally and mentor.
“Lex Luthor is often considered the most notorious of Superman’s rivals, his unsavory reputation preceding him since 1940,” director Zack Snyder said. “What’s great about Lex is that he exists beyond the confines of the stereotypical nefarious villain. He’s a complicated and sophisticated character whose intellect, wealth and prominence position him as one of the few mortals able to challenge the incredible might of Superman. Having Jesse in the role allows us to explore that interesting dynamic, and additionally take the character in some new and unexpected directions.”
The screenplay will be written by David S. Goyer, while Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan and Wesley Coller serve as executive producers. The highly-anticipated film is set to hit theaters on May 6, 2016.
Looking great while striding through the airport, Kate Hudson was fashion trendy at LAX today (January 31).
Slim and cute in white and blue, the 34-year-old hottie wore a knit sweater and sexy skinny jeans, completing her look with a pair of designer sandals.
In related news, the “Bride Wars” babe recently did a photo shoot for Ann Tayor spring/summer 2014 collection, and she brought a couple of her favorite little men with her!
A press release stated that, “Kate is in her element in the director’s chair, setting up the shots, with her two leading men (sons Ryder and Bing), going by her lines and in wardrobe.”
Of Ann Taylor, Kate said, “I love the Spring collection. It really captures my life as a working mom and how we all balance those parts of our lives.”
Heading out in LA for a lonely lunch, Ashley Benson went for a midday dine-in at La Conversation in West Hollywood, CA.
Going out dressed in black, the “Pretty Little Liars” starlet sported a leather jacket, super-tight skinnies and a pair of designer heels, and strutting her stuff as she went.
In related news, the 24-year-old confirmed to Cosmopolitan that she has just recently gotten back together with ex-boyfriend Ryan Good, stating that, “Ryan is one of the strongest humans I’ve met, so grounded and such a positive influence on society.”
She stated that they “Took a break considering it was so hard. I work 20 hour days, so I’m always gone,” adding, “In any relationship I look for someone who can hold me up and who I can plus hold up.”
Heading into the office to take car of business, Jessica Alba paid a visit to the Honest Company in LA today (January 31).
The “Barely Lethal” was dressed for work, sporting a white sweater by a spotted navy and white full-body suit, stepping out of her car, and heading into the building.
In related news, the Golden Globe nominee signed on to star in Kevin Connolly’s upcoming movie project, “The Wright Girls,” which is currently in development.
“The Wright Girls” is inspired by Japanese flick, “2LDK,” is is reported to start production in Los Angeles during the second quarter of 2014.
Of the project, Conolly said, “I’m excited for the opportunity to work with Jessica again and re-imagine that great story for a new audience,” says Connolly. “It’s been great working with everyone at Atlas as we gear up for production.”
Going right to work in Atlanta, Liam Hemsworth arrived on set to film scenes for the latest installment in “The starvation Games” franchise, “Mockingjay” today (January 31).
Looking cool in casual attire, the 24-year-old wore a blue jumpsuit under a dark winter coat, sporting workboots, and looking ready for some filming action.
In related news, fans of Liam and Miley Cyrus are still curious as to the status of the former engaged couple’s less-than relationship.
In an interview with Love Magazine, Miley was asked about the 3.5-carat Neil Lane engagement ring Liam gave to her trite reply? “Don’t know. Think it’s in the shower.”
She said of the Australian actor, “We still talk and communicate. I was with him since I was 16 and nothing’s ever going to compose that go away. I’ve known that guy all that duration and whether it doesn’t work out I can still smile amnd love him and he can love me and that’s great, that’s the way to be. Life is too short. whether you get called one day and, God forbid, that person isn’t here, thereupon the last thing you want to know that you had your ego in front of you. whether you love someone, tell them you do, whether you want to be friends with someone, be friends with them.”
Heading out for her midday meal, Selena Gomez was pretty in white, heading out to the Little Cafe in LA today (January 31).
Going casual for the day, the “Come & Get It” singer wore a white-colored shirt and pre-cut jeans sporting a pair of designer heels as she made her way into the restaurant.
The 21-year-old was harassed by the paparazzi as she was leaving, but they were asking the qestion that everyone has been asking: is she dating pop upstart, Austin Mahone?
At an Aquafina FlavorSplash press conference on Wednesday, Austin said of Selena, “Were just friends. She’s really cool… I mean, I think she’s really pretty but every day I’m in L.A., she’s like, ‘Hey you’re in L.A., lets hang out. So it’s cool.’”
The proceedings at London’s Old Bailey described more details about the British actress’s alleged affair with the “James Bond” actor, as she took the stand via satellite from New Orleans on Friday (January 31).
As previously reported, Sienna was dating Jude Law at in 2005, leaving a report on Daniel’s phone that said, “Hi, it’s me. I can’t speak, I’m at the Groucho with Jude. I love you.”
In front of the jury, the 32-year-old said, “The thing that’s been slightly misconstrued about that voicemail info is that I said ‘I love you’ and that that was some incredibly fundamental declaration of love. I’ve always ended my calls to Daniel saying ‘I love you.’”
Of Daniel, Sienna said, “Whether or not I was in a relationship with Daniel Craig, it was not a relationship, it was a very brief come across, and he was my best friend. My saying ‘I love you,’ whether anything romantic happened briefly or not, there was nothing significant.”