Monday, December 15, 2008

Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber Have a Baby Boy

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber welcomed their second child, PEOPLE has learned.
"I can confirm Naomi and Liev had a baby boy yesterday," said the actress's rep.
A couple since 2005, Watts, 40, and Schreiber, 41, already have a baby boy, Alexander Pete Schreiber, born July 26, 2007.
Earlier this year, Watts boasted of her first-born, "He's turning pages in the book. He's crawling and standing up. He can wave. I read Goodnight Moon to him every night."

Dark Knight makes best film list

Others include political biopic Milk, animated fantasy Wall-E and Brad Pitt's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino and comic book blockbuster Iron Man also feature alongside the independent dramas Frozen River and Wendy and Lucy.
Frost/Nixon and The Wrestler complete the list, compiled by a panel of filmmakers, reviewers and academics.
Unlike other awards bodies, the institute does not rank films or pick one as the year's best.
The filmmakers behind the AFI's Top 10 choices will be honoured at a luncheon on 9 January.
Meanwhile, The Dark Knight has also been named as one of the 15 semi-finalists for the best visual effects Oscar.
Others include the second Chronicles of Narnia film, Prince Caspian, and the latest James Bond adventure, Quantum of Solace.
Cloverfield, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and the fourth Indiana Jones film also feature on the longlist, to be whittled down to seven in early January.
Three will then be nominated for the Visual Effects prize, to be handed out at the Oscar ceremony on 22 February.
Last week, the late Heath Ledger was nominated for a posthumous Golden Globe for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight.

Taylor Swift's Birthday Splurge? S'mores!

Who needs hot Hollywood clubs? Taylor Swift's birthday bash Saturday was a low-key, homemade affair.
The star celebrated her 19th surrounded by family and friends – including all the members of her band – at her home in Hendersonville, Tenn., the singer's rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Swift, who lives with her parents and younger brother, planned the buffet dinner, which included sushi, mini beef Wellingtons and bacon-wrapped scallops. Two ice cream cakes (one chocolate peppermint, one cookie dough) came from Cold Stone Creamery.
The singer entertained the crowd with a homemade video she made featuring many of her pals. Later, the 40 partygoers battled it out in a ping-pong tournament, won by Swift's manager. (The "Love Story" singer made the semi-finals.)
The night's grand finale? S'mores (one of Swift's faves) cooked up over an outdoor fire pit.

Why Cameron Diaz Won't Sing in Public

Don't expect Cameron Diaz to break into song in front of the footlights anytime soon.
The actress, who will reprise her role as Princess Fiona in the fourth animated Shrek film in 2010, has ruled out joining the musical version of the cult tale on Broadway.
"What they do up there ... is, to me, impossible," Diaz told the Associated Press at Sunday night's opening of Shrek The Musical at the Broadway Theatre – where the crowd included America Ferrera, Rosie Perez, Ben Stiller, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Phylicia Rashad and Joan Rivers.
And though she isn't compelled to hop on stage and join the cast, Diaz, 36, says she's a fan of the live show, which received generally warm reviews.
"It's hilarious," she said. "There's so many laughs. It's great to see all the actors playing it together, because when we do it for the animated [movies], we never see each other. We don't work together."

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The epic science fiction blockbuster is slowly but surely becoming a dying form of cinematic entertainment. Not since the days of cold war paranoia and the initial splurge of CGI technology back in the nineties has the genre seen much love either from its core enthusiasts or those looking for something big but different. Yet there are numerous obvious reasons for its decline in demand, most of which are unavoidably apparent in this, the latest and arguably first of its kind for over a year now, The Day the Earth Stood Still.
Based upon a movie from the genre's heyday, director Scott Derrickson's version lacks the same sense of awe, conviction and relevancy to our current social climate. Bombarded with underdeveloped themes, an incoherent plot and extremely rough characterisation, the movie suffers not just from a lack of significance in its arrival, but also in its implementation. Most disappointing of all however is that in spite of the many technical flaws present, the biggest let down is that the movie simply doesn't convince; the effects are impressive and the story can be gripping through its thick layer of foreboding atmosphere from time to time, but an overall lack of substance hurts the film's ability to truly draw you in and take off. It's a routinely enjoyable experience sure enough, but an over reliance on this safe-play structure stops the feature from excelling beyond mere light entertainment.
Telling a first contact story that involves rather heavy handed themes of a doomsday like prophecy, like most good science fiction movies big to small, The Day the Earth Stood Still retains a sense of wonder and mystique to its tale, particularly early on. During these initial moments of exposition which come to an eventual climax of contact with an alien presence visiting Earth for unknown reasons, the movie achieves its only real piece of coherent and engaging drama; the way in which it unfolds is magnificent and capitalises on the movie's big effects budget in ways that feel impressive and yet substantially eerie at the same time- there are moments when this big shot sci-fi movie actually feels like a genuine product of imagination and heart.
Disappointingly however, this does not last very long. From here on in the feature slowly but surely declines in both mystique and interest, culminating in a third act which is about as convincing as it is exciting; which believe it or not, isn't much at all. It's around this point that things take a drastic turn from intelligent and insightful science-fiction to big dumb blockbuster action movie; the themes that are brought up during the movie's initial stages are belittled to a deux ex machina that never quite seems justified, and the climax –if you can call it that- feels stunted and perfunctory for the sake of giving a clean feeling of catharsis. It's perhaps the biggest reason why most major productions based on sci-fi scripts never seem to work; the balancing act between catering to the mass public and those wanting intelligent drama is a hard one to pull off, and nobody here seems quite sure how to do such a thing.
If there is one thing that I can praise the movie for, outside of its opening act that is, it would simply be within its excellent aesthetic design. From the dynamic score penned by Tyler Bates to the often endlessly interesting photography of David Tattersall, The Day the Earth Stood Still gets most of its outer shell right, even if everything that lies underneath is a less than inspiring mess. One also has to draw attention to lead star Keanu Reeves who plays Klaatu, the alien/human hybrid visitor and mediator who is welcomed to Earth with a less than hospitable, but terribly human introduction. Reeves is an actor known for his alien-like, wooden style- which is why he is so often found in these kinds of films- and it suits his character adequately enough here. Co-star Jennifer Connelly holds her own too, and while she isn't given much to work with throughout, she does a fine job in playing as Keanu's contrived human sociology lesson.
When the credits roll however, despite the movie's impressive effects, imaginative premise and somewhat entertaining moments, The Day the Earth Stood Still simply feels like an empty experience. As science fiction, the movie conjures up some intelligent questions and yet David Scarpa never seems quite up to the task of taking them any further; and as popcorn fodder, the movie simply doesn't do enough rule-breaking to come off as anything but standard fare. This awkward need to balance both crowds irrevocably results in a feature that indeed avoids polarising, but only to the point where mostly everyone will leave feeling under-stimulated. It has its fair share of compelling and visionary moments, but a distinct lack of development, coherency and substance stops The Day the Earth Stood Still from being one worth remembering. Light sci-fi with a dash of social intrigue that mildly entertains, but never reaches its potential.

‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ takes the top spot at the box office

0th Century Fox’s sci-fi remake of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” took the top spot at the weekend box office with an estimated $31 million.
Variety reports the film, which stars Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, took in an estimated $39 million internationally for an estimated worldwide total of $70 million. The film cost a reported $80 million to bring to the screen.
The remake was directed by Scott Derrickson, and also stars Jaden Smith, Kathy Bates, John Cleese and Jon Hamm. The plot moves away from some of the Cold War elements of Robert Wise’s 1951 black-and-white classic and revolves around global warming.
The film also did well with its 123 Imax showings – which made up 12.3% of the film’s opening gross.
In Variety, Imax’s Greg Foster stated: “It shows that despite the economic downturn, moviegoers are willing to spend a few extra dollars to see a movie in Imax.”
Fox senior VP of distribution Chris Aronson stated: “Audiences were moved to see the Earth stand still. We’re in orbit over this opening. To gross $70 million worldwide on a film that cost $80 million is fantastic.”
The Warner Bros./New Line holiday comedy “Four Christmases” dropped 21% in its third weekend. The film earned an estimated $13.3 million and claimed the No. 2 spot at the weekend box office. It has earned $88 million since it was released.
Summit Entertainment’s teen vampire flick “Twilight” held onto the No. 3 spot at the weekend box office with an estimated $8 million. The film dropped 39%, but has earned an estimated $150.1 million since it was released.
Disney’s 3-D animated film “Bolt” took the No. 4 spot with an estimated $7.5 million. The film dropped 23% and has earned an estimated $89 million since it was released.
Baz Luhrmann’s epic “Australia,” which stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, took the No. 5 spot with an estimated $4.3 million, but is still struggling to attract an audience.
The film failed to get the attention from the Golden Globes the studio was hoping for, and will need to do very well overseas for the studio to make back the money it took to bring the film to the screen.
Overture Films’ “Nothing Like the Holidays” landed at the No. 7 spot for its opening weekend with an estimated $3.5 million. The holiday film is on track to make the studio’s investment thanks to a low production cost of under $10 million.

Tom Cruise Gets Restraining Order Against War Veteran

An Iraq war veteran who waved a gun and an American flag on a Highway 101 overpass and stopped traffic for hours in Santa Barbara last month has been ordered by a judge to stay away from Tom Cruise.
Edward Van Tassel, 28, with help from his sister, has appeared at Cruise's Beverly Hills home three times with hopes of delivering a letter, authorities said.
The order came at a Wednesday hearing where prosecutors were trying to have Van Tassel's bail revoked for leaving a veterans facility where Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge George Eskin believed he would be locked in.
A private investigator who works for Cruise told Eskin that Van Tassel was in a different veterans facility than the judge had expected, one where he could leave freely. The judge did not immediately rule on revoking bail, but said he was leaning toward having Van Tassel returned to jail.
"I certainly did not envision a situation that would enable him to come and go as he pleased," the judge said. "The V.A. let him down, the family let him down and we let him down," Eskin said. "Well, I did."
Van Tassel's attorney Robert Landheer told the judge the visits to the Cruise home were harmless.
"He is not there to stalk Mr. Cruise as some sort of fan-obsessed person," Landheer said. "He wants to enlist him in his mission to get appropriate remedies for soldiers of the Iraq War."
Van Tassel is charged with several weapons violations stemming from the Nov. 3 freeway episode, when he could be seen on live television wearing a mask and holding a gun. He froze traffic on the highway for more than three hours.
He has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to exhibit a firearm in the presence of an officer, resisting arrest and other charges.

Madonna and Guy Ritchie Settle for $75 Million

According to a report from the U.K's Daily Mail, the $75 million payout includes the couple's country estate Ashcombe House in Wiltshire, as well as a cash lump sum thought to be at much as $53 million.
Rosenberg adds that while the financial component of the settlement has been worked out, custodial arrangements for the couple's children — Rocco, 8, and David, 3 — have yet to be finalized.
Madonna's daughter from a previous marriage Lourdes, will stay with her mother.
A representative for Ritchie, 40, declined to comment.
The couple, who were married for eight years, finalized their divorce last month. The two publicly announced their split in October amid rumors linking Madonna to New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez.
Rodriguez has publicly denied any romantic link to the star, classifying their relationship as nothing more than a mere friendship.
Madonna, 50, boasts an estimated worth of over $450 million. Ritchie, a successful film director whose credits include "Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" and "Snatch," is worth about one-tenth of that.
Several British papers reported a similar divorce deal nearly two months ago, but Rosenberg declined to comment at the time.

Tom Cruise and Matt Lauer Clear the Air

"Three and a half years after the interview heard 'round the world, Tom Cruise is back in the studio, today," Matt Lauer said at the very top of Monday's Today show.
Lauer wasn't kidding. Hovering over Lauer and co-anchor Meredith Vieira as they were trying to open the morning program at 7 a.m. was Cruise, standing over their desk, even though the interview segment to promote his Christmas release Valkyrie wasn't slated until the 7:30 half-hour.
"Let's set the record straight," Lauer said before Monday's sit-down with his one-time on-air sparring partner. "This is not Rocky II."
But the two did finally clear the air – and discussed at length – their June 2004 confrontation, in which Cruise angrily accused Lauer of being glib during a discussion of Brooke Shields's use of anti-depressants to treat her post-partum depression.
Cruise also said that while he may not be discussing Scientology in current interviews – "I think there's a time and place for it," he said – he is still a follower. He also demurred when Lauer asked if Cruise and wife Katie Holmes were considering a sibling for 2-year-old daughter Suri.
"I think that's the question for the women," Cruise told him.
And while Lauer noted that Cruise is no longer "jumping on couches" – a reference to the star's performance on the Oprah Winfrey Show right after meeting Holmes – the Today host wanted to know if Cruise still felt giddy over Katie.
"She's an amazing woman," he said.
I Came Across as Arrogant'
But in terms of their previous Today appearance together, Lauer told Cruise that he received about 10,000 e-mails immediately after the interview, and wondered about the reaction on the star's end.
"Probably pretty much the same," said Cruise. "I went back, and looked at [the interview], and it was interesting."
Cruise said, "I thought about it a lot," and chalked up his passion at the time to the fact that the discussion concerned "a subject matter that's important. It's something that's been debated in the public, and that's what it should be."
Yet, he also said, he came across "not as I had intended. In looking at myself, I came across as arrogant. … I didn't communicate it in the way I wanted to communicate it. Also, that's not the way I am. That's not the person I am."
Cruise blamed part of his behavior on the timing, at "the end of a p.r. tour" for War of the Worlds. "A lot of stuff was going on," he said. "I learned a really good lesson."

Friday, August 8, 2008

Jewel marries rodeo star in Bahamas

Pop singer Jewel eloped with her rodeo-star boyfriend in the Bahamas on Thursday, People magazine reported.
The 34-year-old singer married Ty Murray, 38, during a private ceremony, the magazine said, quoting Jewel's publicist.
Jewel said on her Web site on Wednesday that she and Murray were heading to the Caribbean islands for six days with two friends.
The pair, who live on a ranch in Texas, had been together for more than a decade. Jewel, whose last name is Kilcher, achieved fame in the mid-1990s with such pop-folk tunes as "Who Will Save Your Soul" and "Foolish Games." She recently released a country album and served as a judge on the TV talent show "Nashville Star."
Murray is a legend on the rodeo circuit, winning the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's All-Around world championship title a record seven times.

Brad Pitt Enlists for Tarantino's "Bastards"

Brad Pitt officially has gone inglorious.The actor has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards," signing on to play Lt. Aldo Raine, the head of the Jewish resistance in the writer/director's World War II film.
Additionally, British actor Simon Pegg ("Hot Fuzz") is in discussions to join the cast. David Krumholtz (CBS' "Numbers") has an offer but may have a scheduling problem. Nastassja Kinski is meeting with Tarantino for the part of a German actress.
Pitt's character is a Southern rebel who leads a band of eight Jewish American soldiers as they exact vengeance on Nazis in German-occupied France.
Pegg would play a British lieutenant. Krumholtz's part would be that of a member of Pitt's team.
Producer Lawrence Bender said the alchemy of Pitt and Tarantino, who have never worked together as actor and director, will yield unique results. "They're going to push each other and really help make something special," he said.
Pitt's character is a voluble, freewheeling outlaw in the manner of Samuel L. Jackson's Jules Winnfield in "Pulp Fiction," prone to saying things like "we're gonna be doing one thing, and one thing only, and that's killing Nazis," according to those familiar with the script.
The signing of Pitt, who first saw the script in early July, means that the production has locked down a key role as it moves forward on an accelerated schedule.
The Weinstein Co./Universal co-production starts shooting October 13 in Germany, with hopes of having it finished in time for a debut at the Cannes Film Festival in May.
"It's going to be a nine-month sprint marathon," Bender said.
Pitt has a relatively clear schedule for the fall, though he is set to start shooting the boxing drama "The Fighter" for Paramount late this year or early next year.
Bender, in Berlin scouting locations, said casting is under way for a German actor to play Hans Landa, the Nazi leader targeted by the resistance. B.J. Novak ("The Office") and "Hostel" director Eli Roth are in talks to play soldiers in Pitt's rogue army, with the pair playing PFC

Morgan Freeman Discharged From Tenn. Hospital

Morgan Freeman was discharged Thursday from a Tennessee hospital after the Oscar-winning actor was treated for broken bones and other injuries sustained in a weekend car crash in Mississippi.
Kathy Stringer, a spokeswoman for the Regional Medical Center, said Freeman was discharged but gave no other details.
The 71-year-old actor was hospitalized after the accident Sunday left him with a broken arm, broken elbow and shoulder damage.
Demaris Meyer, 48, of Memphis, a passenger in the car driven by Freeman, was also injured in the crash.
"Access Hollywood" reported Wednesday that Freeman's lawyer, Bill Luckett, said Freeman and his wife of 24 years, Myrna Colley-Lee, had been separated since December and are getting a divorce. Luckett was also quoted in several newspapers Thursday, but did not give further details.
There was no answer Thursday at phone numbers for Luckett or for Freeman's publicist, Donna Lee.
No divorce papers have been filed in Tallahatchie County where Freeman owns a home with Colley-Lee, according to Tallahatchie County Chancery Clerk Anita Mullen Greenwood.
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Paul McCartney Tops Sexiest Senior Smile Poll

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has topped a new poll to be named the senior celebrity with the sexiest smile.
The former Beatle beat fellow wrinkly rocker Sir Mick Jagger, who came last on the list by the organisers of the U.K.'s National Smile Month.
Oscar-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren scooped second place, while British royal Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall came in at number three on the poll.

R. Kelly Fan Arrested for Disrupting Court

R. KELLY's trial for child pornography charges was briefly disrupted on Thursday (22May08) when a fan snuck into the Chicago, Illinois courthouse and yelled at jurors to free the troubled singer.
The Bump N' Grind hitmaker currently stands accused of videotaping himself having sex with a 13-year-old girl, and could face up to 15 years behind bars if he is found guilty.
But proceedings were briefly delayed when Debra Triplett managed to gain access to a freight elevator reserved for the jurors in the courthouse.
The woman then waited for the jury members to exit the elevator, at which point she began to shout "Free R. Kelly!" repeatedly, until she was arrested by police.
She was brought before Judge Vincent Gaughan - the judge presiding over Kelly's case - who found her to be in contempt of court.
Gaughan set bail at $50,000 (£25,000) and Triplett is due back in court for a hearing on 25 June (08)

Bollywood Actress Arrested Over 'Bizarre Love Triange' Murder

Oh my!
Bollywood actress MARIA MONICA SUSAIRAJ and her boyfriend have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Susairaj, 27, and lover Jero Mathew, 25, were arrested in Kochi, India on Wednesday (21May08).
Police allege Mathew killed 27-year-old Neeraj Grower because he suspected he was having an affair with Susairaj. Grower went missing on 7 May (08). His partly-burned remains were found in a jungle days later.
It is believed his head has been decapitated and the remainder of his body was sliced into pieces.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Rakesh Maria says, "The murder was fall-out of a love triangle.
"The couple chopped the body into pieces, replaced the blood-stained pieces of cloth and packed the body into the bags.

Cameron Diaz Goes Bald For Next Movie Role

Cameron Diaz sports a new bald look while filming scenes for her new movie 'My Sister's Keeper' at the Santa Monica Pier

R. Kelly Trial Jurors Must Watch Explicit Sex Tape

Jurors in the R. KELLY child pornography trial have been told they'll have to watch an explicit sex tape.
As opening statements got underway in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday (20May08), prosecutors told the jury members the taped evidence they'll be shown features an "underage child performing sex acts that you have never seen before."
Cook County prosecutor Shauna Boliker added, "A child doesn't choose to be violated and placed on a videotape, a videotape that will live on forever - long after this child becomes an adult."
Kelly stands accused of videotaping himself having sex with a 13-year-old girl.
The R&B singer maintains he isn't the man on the tape, and the girl in the video, who is now, 23, insists she isn't the girl in the footage.
Will the real porn stars please stand up, please stand up, please stand up ....

Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Attacked For Eating Dog

JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has come under fire from animal rights activists after his latest co-star, RADHA MITCHELL, let it slip that he ate dog while filming in China.
Mitchell coos about the movie hunk's "adventurous pallet" but officials at People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are less than impressed.
The actress insists dining out in rural China, where she and Rhys-Meyers shot new film The Children of Huang Shi was a challenge - and her co-star decided to go native.
She says, "The challenge was ordering lunch and getting chicken claws, just these weird things that you don't expect and you're not used to so you're constantly adjusting.
"Jonathan did the dog's meat. We were in some restaurant and there was dog meat on the menu and there was someone next to us just sitting there with their Chihuahua in a handbag.
"I was thinking, 'That could've been dessert.'"
But PETA bosses are appalled that Rhys-Meyers, who plays British journalist George Hogg in the Roger Spottiswoode film, sampled man's best friend.
Spokesman Michael McGraw rages, "Most people are appalled to hear about Jonathan Rhys Meyers eating dog flesh."
And he urges anyone sickened by the story to consider turning veggie: "They should take a look at what's on their own plates. Chickens and cows may not be as cute and cuddly as puppies, but when it comes to their ability to feel pain and suffer, they are no different from animals people call pets.
"The best way to avoid harming any animals is simply not to eat them and go veggie."
There's good health reasons for being veggie, too! The good Dr. Mercola reveals how processed meat is linked to colon cancer and breast cancer

Napster Launches MP3 Store

Napster has launched the world's largest online music store without digital rights management (DRM). More than six million tracks will be sold as MP3 files, from all of the major record labels and independents.
The songs will play on any MP3 player, including iPods, and can be burnt to CD and transferred to other devices.
Napster boss Chris Gorog said the service, which offers songs for 99 cents (79p), moved online music "from under the DRM cloud."
Hmmmmm ..... actually Chris, it's Mac Genius Steve Jobs of Apple who's the primary force moving online music from under the DRM cloud, but ... we're glad you're with us, too! Kudos to both of you.
The Napster store will compete directly with a similar service from Amazon, the only other online store with MP3s from all the major labels, and Apple's iTunes, which offers a limited number of DRM-free tracks.
The move also shifts Napster away from its previous "all you can eat" music service, which let users access as much music as they wanted for a monthly subscription.

Donkey Charged With Assault And Battery Imprisoned

This is no joke!
A donkey is doing time in southern Mexico for assault and battery.
Police say the animal was locked up at a local jail that normally holds people for public drunkenness and other disturbances after it bit and kicked two men near a ranch in Chiapas state.
Que burro malo!

.Pete Wentz , Ashlee Simpson Honeymooning In Basement

Newlyweds PETE WENTZ and ASHLEE SIMPSON are 'honeymooning' in a secret basement location, in an effort to avoid the paparazzi.
The couple wed in Encino, California on Saturday (17May08) and told friends and family they'd be heading off on vacation in a bid to "scramble" the media.
But instead, the couple is getting used to being Mr and Mrs. Wentz in Los Angeles. Wentz reveals, "We're in the basement of the house. We wanted everybody to think we were going on a honeymoon... We've got some blow-up palm trees down here... a little fake and bake tanning booth.
"It's gonna look like we went on a private jet somewhere and we're gonna save that $30,000.
"We're eating DiGiorno's pizza, getting into that tanning bed every once in a while, it's great."
Wentz and Simpson decided to try and fool everyone over their honeymoon when so many details of their wedding plans were leaked to the press.
The Fall Out Boy star says, "You can't trust anyone; people were letting out all kinds of details - we had a plan that we wanted to do it in San Diego and it completely got out so we had to do it in the most secure place that we could do it."

Sunday, June 1, 2008

A look at Kirsten Dunst’s battle with depression

Actress Kirsten Dunst has revealed that she needed to go through rehab at the Cirque Lodge Treatment Center in Utah to help with depression.

The 26-year old Kirsten Dunst stated that she was having a very hard time with depression, and needed rehab because of it

This goes against previous reports that she needed rehab to deal with drugs and alcohol problems.

Dunst went into the same rehab facility as Lindsay Lohan and Eva Mendes back in February to deal with her depression.
Reports state she had hit rock bottom, but now is feeling much better.

More than meets the eye with Rainn Wilson

According to reports, star of The Office, Rainn Wilson, has been cast to take part in Transformers 2.

The production for Transformers 2 is set to kick off this summer, and MTV News has confirmed that Wilson will be back to take part in what was one of the biggest movies of 2007.
Wilson will have a small role in Transformers 2, but there is no word yet on what role that will be.

The main characters are all back for the sequel including Shia LaBeouf as Sam

Country music star Chris Cagle attact by girlfriend

Country music star Chris Cagle and his girlfriend were arrested on domestic assault charges on Wednesday.
They were taken to a Nashville jail following their arrest.
Apparently the two were drinking at a local bar when an argument turned physical.

Reports state that Cagle’s girlfriend, 29-year old Jennifer Tant hit Cagle in the head with an umbrella once they returned to their apartment around 5 a.m.

The 39-year old Cagle then hit her with a purse.
Cagle stated to police that he wanted his girlfriend out of his life.

Tant had a scrape on her upper left life and a sore arm from the fight.
Cagle had a bump on the right side of his head.

Rachel Ray in some hot water with Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts has decided to pull a new ad featuring Rachel Ray.

The ad features Rachel Ray wearing a traditional headdress usually worn by Arab men, and caused a lot of controversy from conservatives, especially Fox News.

The company ignored the criticism at first, stating that the scarf in question was just fine. But Fox News commentator Michelle Malkin’s comments forced Dunkin’ Donuts to remove the ad.
Malkin wrote “Popularized by Yasser Arafat and a regular adornment of Muslim terrorists appearing in beheading and hostage-taking videos, the apparel has been mainstreamed by both ignorant and not-so-ignorant fashion designers, celebrities, and left-wing icons.”

Dunkin Donuts announced they have changed the ad and put out a statement. “In a recent online ad, Rachael Ray is wearing a black-and-white silk scarf with a paisley design. It was selected by her stylist for the advertising shoot. Absolutely no symbolism was intended. However, given the possibility of misperception, we are no longer using the commercial.”

Craddle robber Jaymes Foster to have Clay Aiken’s baby

American Idol contestant Clay Aiken is going to be a father.

The mother of the baby is apparently Jaymes Foster, who was the executive producer of his latest album, On My Way Here.

The two apparently stay together quite often in Los Angeles.
The 50-year old Foster is set to have the baby this August, and will be her first child.

Aiken will take a role in raising the child, but she was artificially inseminated

Remembering the life and work of Harvey Korman

The Emmy-winning actor, best known for The Carol Burnett Show, Harvey Korman passed away at the age of 81.

He passed away on Thursday at the UCLA Medical Center, dying of complications from an abdominal aortic aneurysm which ruptured 4 months ago.
Harvey Korman was one of the favorite comedians of Mel Brooks, as he was used in Blazing Saddles, and other works.

He also spent 10 years on The Carol Burnett Show, making him a hit as a TV comedian.
Korman also appeared in other Brooks’ films such as High Anxiety, History of the World Part 1, and Dracula: Dead and Loving It.

Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson confirm rumors

Newlyweds Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson have confirmed that they are expecting their first baby together.

Leading up to their wedding, there were many rumors that the two were expecting a baby, but nothing was confirmed.
This is all a thing of the past though as it has been confirmed that they are ready to have a baby and start a family.

A statement from Wentz’s blog on Wednesday stated “While many have speculated about this, we wanted to wait until after the first trimester to officially confirm that we are expecting our first child. This is truly the most joyous time in our lives and we are excited to share the happy news and start our family.”
The two were married earlier this month.

Women flock to "Sex" at box office

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Women flocked to "Sex and the City," the long-awaited romantic comedy based on the HBO series of the same name, sending it to the top spot at the North American box office with better-than-expected weekend sales, distributor Warner Bros. Pictures said on Sunday.

Its $55.7 million opening easily beat expectations of the Time Warner Inc unit had hoped the big-screen version of the series would launch in the $25 million to $35 million range.
Industry observers had assumed that "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" would whip up a second weekend in first place. Instead, the Paramount Pictures adventure was No. 2 with $46 million.

The Rogue Pictures horror film "The Strangers" kicked off at No. 3 with $20.7 million, also surpassing predictions.

If the streets seemed unusually devoid of women, that's because they were likely lining up for "Sex," the big-screen adaptation of the popular television series about the romantic and fashion dilemmas confronted by four Manhattanites.
Coming to theaters four years after they ended their six-season run on HBO, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her gal pals unleashed a frenzy among the show's fans, who organized large gatherings to catch up with their heroines' exploits.

Warner Bros. said women comprised 85 percent of the audience on Friday night.
"Women are great planners and they definitely wanted a girls' night out," said Dan Fellman, president of distribution at Warner Bros. He added that some women bought out an entire theater in Los Angeles' Century City district for all their friends.
But anecdotal evidence indicated that Saturday's screenings played more like date movies, with patient husbands and boyfriends perhaps making up a quarter of the crowd, he said.
The three-day haul ranks as the biggest R-rated comedy opening of all time, beating the $45.1 million bow of "American Pie" in 1999. Among all R-rated films, it ranks at No. 5 behind largely male-driven films like "The Matrix" and "300." In the United States, viewers under 17 cannot watch an R-rated film unless they are accompanied by an adult.

"Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, who served as a producer on the $60 million movie, said it was too early to talk about a possible sequel. But he noted that "women of all ages are following the journeys of these characters."
While the HBO series was an award-winning smash, he said the show has received a "a big second life" in syndication.

Parker, who also produced, reunited with co-stars Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon. The film was written and directed by series veteran Michael Patrick King. Reviews were mixed.
The film represents a resounding last hurrah for its producer, New Line Cinema. The struggling studio was recently downsized to a division of Warner Bros. by their Time Warner parent after years of losses. It also represents a face-saving release for Warner Bros., which has a spectacular flop on its hands with "Speed Racer," a $160 million film that has earned $40 million after four weeks.

Elsewhere, "Indiana Jones" has earned $216.9 million after opening on May 22. The fourth film in the adventure franchise becomes the second movie of the year to surpass $200 million. The superhero saga "Iron Man" was first, and has earned $276.6 million to date. Both films were distributed by Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc.

"The Strangers," a $9 million home-invasion horror starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman, was released as a counter-programming alternative to "Sex and the City." Its $20.7 million opening is a record for Rogue, a Universal Pictures division that specializes in low-budget movies. The old record of $11.4 million was held by the 2007 ping-pong comedy "Balls of Fury." Universal is a unit of General Electric Co's NBC Universal.

Brad Pitt manager denies Angelina Jolie birth report

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Brad Pitt's manager denied a television report on Friday that Oscar winner Angelina Jolie, who has publicly acknowledged she was expecting twins with the actor, had given birth to them in France this week.
"It's not true. It's a rumor," Pitt's Los Angeles-based talent manager, Cynthia Pett-Dante, told Reuters in a statement issued by her office. She declined further comment.
However, "Entertainment Tonight" said it stood by its report earlier in the day that Jolie had given birth to twin daughters in France, attributing the story to an unidentified person close to the actress.

"The source says she was inside the delivery room, tells 'ET' yes, the babies were born, and yes, mother and daughters are fine," the syndicated program said in its broadcast.
The story was disputed almost from the start by various other celebrity news outlets, with People magazine quoting an unnamed representative for Jolie on its Web site as saying: "Angelina has not given birth. She is fine, enjoying her home and her family in France."

Meanwhile, another celebrity publication, Britain's NOW magazine, reported the latest additions to the Jolie-Pitt clan had already been named Isla Marcheline and Amelie Jane.
There was no immediate comment from Jolie's Los Angeles-based manager.

The only maternity clinic in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, the region where Jolie and Pitt were believed to be staying, said it had no information. Town hall officials there said they were aware of the media reports but did not know if they were true.
Just two weeks ago Jolie, 32, publicly acknowledged she was pregnant with twins during an interview at the Cannes film festival, where she was promoting the animated film "Kung Fu Panda" and the latest Clint Eastwood drama, "The Exchange."
In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine due to hit newsstands next week and excerpted on its Web site on Friday, Jolie said Pitt found her to be very appealing when pregnant.
"I'm fortunate," she told the magazine. "I think some women have a different experience depending on their partner. ... I happen to be with somebody who finds pregnancy very sexy. So that makes me feel very sexy."

In Touch magazine reported this week that Jolie had been ordered to bed for the remainder of her pregnancy and was due to give birth via a Caesarean section around mid-July.
Jolie and Pitt, 44, whose romance became public after they co-starred in the 2005 film "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," already have one biological daughter together, Shiloh, who was delivered by Caesarean section a year ago in the southern African nation of Namibia.

The Hollywood couple also are the parents of three adopted children -- daughter Zahara, 3, from Ethiopia, son Pax, 4, from Vietnam and son Maddox, 6, from Cambodia.
Jolie, who turns 33 next week, won an Academy Award as best supporting actress for her role in the 1999 film "Girl, Interrupted

Charlie Sheen marries real estate agent

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Charlie Sheen, star of the television comedy "Two and a Half Men," married fiancee Brooke Mueller in Beverly Hills on Friday night, according to several media reports.

It is the third marriage for Sheen, 42, and the first for Mueller, 30, described as a real estate agent and former actress. The couple had been engaged since July 2007.

The actor has enjoyed a long career in Hollywood that includes work on TV and in movies ranging from the 1986 Vietnam War film "Platoon" to baseball comedy "Major League."

He is the son of actor Martin Sheen and brother to actor and director Emilio Estevez, both of whom were guests at the wedding, according to Us magazine's website,
His daughters with his former wife Denise Richards, from whom he was divorced in 2006, were flower girls in Friday's ceremony, according to the website.

Monday, May 26, 2008

Brooke Hogan Uninjured in Car Accident

The Hogan family was involved in another car accident Sunday, when Hulk Hogan's daughter Brooke's car was hit and pushed into a concrete wall by a man witnesses said was speeding.
No injuries were reported to either Brooke Bollea, 20, her female passenger, or to the 19-year-old man in the car that hit Bollea's on the Bayside Bridge in Clearwater, Fla., according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol. No charges have been filed in the accident.
Bollea's 2008 four-door Mercedes had $3,000 damage done to it, according to the release.
A rep for the Hogan family had no comment.
Bollea credited the use of seatbelts for keeping her and her passenger uninjured.
"I don't know if you heard, but my friend and I got into a really bad car accident today ourselves . . . As I turned on my car I clicked my seatbelt. As we pulled out onto the road, I looked over and realized my friend didn't have her seatbelt on. I reminded her to put it on and the minute she clicked it, a car crashed into us," Boella wrote in a MySpace post. "It was a horrible car accident, one that most would be severely hurt in, but we had our seatbelts on and they kept us in tight."
The friend, who calls herself lala on her Myspace page, posted the following: "..Brooke Hogans my hero, thank you for saving my life! Everyone wear your seat belts."
Brooke made reference to the accident her brother Nick was in last August, which left his friend John Graziano critically injured. Nick Bollea, 17, was sentenced to eight months in jail earlier this month after pleading no contest to charges of felony reckless driving in connection to that crash.
Hulk Hogan (real name: Terry Bollea) and Brooke's mom Linda were both spotted Sunday at the scene of Brooke's accident.

"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" hits $311 million worldwide

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" chased down $311.1 million from moviegoers around the world, as nostalgic fans brought along their children to watch Harrison Ford's latest escapades, distributor Paramount Pictures said on Monday.
The tally included $151.1 million from the United States and Canada -- the second-highest U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend opening in history -- and $160 million from No. 1 launches in 61 other countries, the studio said.
Foreign highlights included $24 million in Britain and $14 million in France. Sales in France were boosted by the hype surrounding its glitzy world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera last Sunday.
Overall business was "driven by people in their 30s and 40s, and that audience was excited to see the movie and excited to bring their kids with them," said Rob Moore, Paramount's president of worldwide marketing, distribution and operations.
The worldwide tally set a record for both the Viacom Inc-owned studio and for the film's director, Steven Spielberg. For both, the old mark was held by "War of the Worlds," which opened to $202 million in a similar number of territories during the U.S. July 4 holiday weekend in 2005. Higher ticket prices and the slide of the U.S. dollar, which benefits exporters such as Hollywood studios, helped the new film's cause.
In North America, where Paramount said two-thirds of the audience was aged 25 and older, the $151.1 million tally was bested only by the $153 million debut of "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" among Memorial Day openings.
"Crystal Skull," which Paramount said cost $185 million to make, is the fourth movie in the lucrative "Indiana Jones" franchise, and the first to hit theaters in 19 years. Reviews were mixed, but evidently did not dissuade the franchise's aficionados.
Ford, 65, reprises his role as the eponymous archeologist. He is joined by Australian actress Cate Blanchett and Spielberg's hot new discovery, Shia LaBeouf. George Lucas, who created the franchise in 1981 with "Raiders of the Lost Ark," returned as executive producer.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

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Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Trailer

The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

The battle to name the new Indiana Jones film is over, and the winner is The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Forget about Indiana Jones and the City of Gods or even Indiana Jones and the Destroyer of Worlds, two of the potential names registered by producers Lucasfilm Ltd. The next movie featuring the two-fisted adventurer will be called Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Actor Shia LaBeouf, who has been cast to play Jones' son in the film, blurted out the title on stage yesterday's MTV Video Music Awards - only to have the news overshadowed by two former husbands of Pamela Anderson scuffling with each other and Britney Spears dancing barely clothed on stage.
But Lucasfilm, which is producing the fourth Harrison Ford-starring installment of the Indiana Jones series, was quick to confirm the new title today.
The film is to be directed by Steven Spielberg and is slated for release in May 2008

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Indiana Jones is a fictional bullwhip-toting, fedora-wearing archaeologist with an overdeveloped ophidiophobia (fear of snakes). He first appeared in a series of films produced by George Lucas and directed by Steven Spielberg in the 1980s.Jones was originally portrayed by Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Younger versions of the character were also played by River Phoenix (in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), and by Corey Carrier and Sean Patrick Flanery (in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles). An older version (93) of Jones, played by George Hall, also appeared in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.
Indiana Jones is also the general name given to the series as a whole, which is comprised of three films, a TV series, various novels, comics, video games, and other media. A fourth film has also been announced for a likely 2007 release.
BiographyIndiana Jones was born Henry Jones Jr. to Scottish-born Professor of Medieval literature, Dr. Henry Jones Sr. (played by Lloyd Owen in the TV series and by Sean Connery in the films), and his wife Anna on July 1, 1899, in Princeton, New Jersey. "Junior" accompanied his father on his travels throughout Europe, where he learned to speak, read, and write 27 languages, including French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Swedish, Greek, Arabic, Turkish, Vietnamese, Swahili, Latin and Chinese, as well as some Hindi, apart from English. Although his father called him "Junior," Henry Jr. adopted the name of his beloved dog Indiana for himself, insisting he be referred to as Indiana Jones. It is not known for sure when he first did this, except that he was referred to as Indiana during childhood by his peers.
In 1912, Indy was living in Utah and was a member of the Boy Scouts with the rank of Life Scout. It was here, while attempting to secure the Cross of Coronado from thieves, Indy first learned to use the bullwhip and received his trademark fedora. This was also the time when he first developed his aversion to snakes.
His father wanted Indiana to go to Princeton University. To escape this, he ran away from home by train. He ended up in Mexico and was kidnapped by Mexican revolutionaries. He joined this army of revolutionaries, playing a part in the Mexican Revolution in 1916, under Pancho Villa. It is here that he also met his friend Remy, a Belgian. With Remy, he left Mexico and eventually made his way to Africa at the beginning of World War I.
He and Remy intended to join the Belgian Army, but Jones' inability to read maps properly caused him to lose his intended unit, and he instead fought along side a team of old men under the British Army. Among missions (depicted in the television series), the team destroyed a giant cannon mounted on a train, and they kidnapped the (real-life) German military genius Paul Erich von Lettow-Vorbeck in a balloon, but they were forced to release him.
Eventually Jones joined the Belgian army with Remy, Jones was commissioned as a lieutenant, and in 1916 and participated in the Western Front. He was taken prisoner by the Germans, escaped, encountered Mata Hari, worked as an intelligence officer, took ill, and was treated by Albert Schweitzer. Jones vied with Ernest Hemingway for the affections of a young nurse and worked as a translator for the Treaty of Versailles, seeing the war come to its conclusion but laying down the groundwork for a second conflict.
Sometime after the war, Jones returned to the United States, where he studied archaeology at the University of Chicago under Professor Abner Ravenwood. At the same time, he became romantically involved with the Professor's daughter Marion.
Dr. Jones abruptly left the Ravenwoods in 1926 and did not contact them for 10 years. He divided his time between teaching and archaeological expeditions, including a journey to China and India in 1935 where he faced the gangster Lao Che and the followers of the cult of Kali (Temple of Doom). In 1936, he was contacted by the United States government to retrieve the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis (Raiders of the Lost Ark). He continued to take on infrequent missions for the government over the ensuing years. In 1938, Indy rescued his father from the Nazis and became embroiled in the search for the Holy Grail (Last Crusade). His life during the World War II is unknown, but in 1947 he was deceived by the recently born CIA to search the mechanism of the Babylonian Infernal Machine, in confrontation with a Soviet expedition.
When last seen in 1993, Jones was living in New York City with his daughter and her family. Sporting an eyepatch and cane, he was stopping anyone within earshot to regale them with tales of his exploits. He seems remarkably spry for a man in his 90s—whether that is because of his drinking from the Grail is unknown. It is yet to be chronicled as to what adventure led Indy to wear an eyepatch.
AppearancesSince his introduction in 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark, the character of Indiana Jones has become a cultural icon for adventure. His popularity has allowed him to make appearances in three more feature films, a three-season TV series, dozens of novels, comic books, and video games, and even had his own amusement park ride.
The television series, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, aired from 1992 to 1996, with the 17-year-old Indy played by Sean Patrick Flanery, 93-year-old Indy by George Hall, and 10-year-old Indy by Corey Carrier. This inspired a number of made-for-TV and made-for-video movies featuring Flanery as young Indy. One of the last Young Indiana Jones TV movies featured a cameo appearance by Harrison Ford, reprising the role of Indy as a man in his 50s. The show ran for 44 episodes, with each pairing of episodes forming a feature-length TV film.
The popular trilogy of theatrical films: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, were made from 1981–1989, created by George Lucas and directed by Steven Spielberg. The series starred Harrison Ford as Jones. The upcoming fourth Indiana Jones movie, once again to star Harrison Ford, has been in the planning stages for several years; it is in pre-production and is not expected to be released until February 2007 at the earliest. Jim Ward, Vice President of Lucasfilm, has said in a recent press conference that a new Indiana Jones video game is expected that same year, around the time of the movie.
Theatrical filmsThe Temple of Doom (1984) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) The Last Crusade (1989) Indiana Jones 4 (2007) (categorized as "in production") (unproduced) Originally, George Lucas had signed a deal with Paramount Pictures for four theatrical sequels to Raiders of the Lost Ark. After the first three, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lucas announced he was finished with the theatrical films, leaving two of his promised sequels unmade. He now has announced his work on the third sequel, Indiana Jones IV. He now denies plans for a fourth sequel, claiming he never intended to do beyond three, but that the fourth film was "a brilliant idea he had." In saying he had a deal for four sequels, one could also speculate that he might not have counted The Temple of Doom as a sequel, and instead a prequel, which it was. This would leave room open for yet another sequel that is yet to be produced. Chapter 28: (unproduced) Based on the fact that The Temple of Doom could be counted as a prequel, rather than a sequel.
NovelsApart from novel adaptations of the movies, and several Young Indiana Jones episodes, there is also a series of original paperback novels about the adventures of Indiana Jones, and another series of novels about Young Indiana Jones for younger readers. In Germany, there was a series of adult novels by author Wolfgang Hohlbein, and in France a Young Indiana Jones series by Joseph Jacobs and Richard Beugne. These are only available in German and French respectively.
Young Indiana Jones Novels by Random HouseYoung Indiana Jones' Titanic Adventure - by Les Martin Young Indiana Jones and the Pirates Loot - by J. N. Fox Young Indiana Jones and the Lost Gold of Durango - by Megan Stine and H. William Stine Young Indiana Jones and the Plantation Treasure - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones and the Tomb of Terror - by Les Martin Young Indiana Jones and the Princess of Peril - by Les Martin Young Indiana Jones and the Ghostly Riders - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones and the Circle of Death - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones and the Journey to the Underworld - by Megan Stine and H. William Stine Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Ruby Cross - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones and the Gypsy Revenge - by Les Martin Young Indiana Jones and the Secret City - by Les Martin Young Indiana Jones and the Mountain of Fire - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones and the Face of the Dragon - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones and the Eye of the Tiger - by William McCay Young Indiana Jones Novels by Ballantine BooksThe Mata Hari Affair - by James Luceno
Indiana Jones Adult Novels by Bantam BooksIndiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi - by Rob MacGregor Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy - by Rob MacGregor Indiana Jones and the Dance of the Giants - by Rob MacGregor Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils - by Rob MacGregor Indiana Jones and the Genesis Deluge - by Rob MacGregor Indiana Jones and the Interior World - by Rob MacGregor Indiana Jones and the Sky Pirates - by Martin Caidin Indiana Jones and the White Witch - by Martin Caidin Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone - by Max McCoy Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs - by Max McCoy Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth - by Max McCoy Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx - by Max McCoy German novels by Goldmann VerlagIndiana Jones und das Schiff der Götter (Indiana Jones And The Ship Of The Gods) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und die Gefiederte Schlange (Indiana Jones And The Feathered Snake) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und das Gold von El Dorado (Indiana Jones And The Gold Of El Dorado) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und das verschwundene Volk (Indiana Jones And The Vanished People) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und das Schwert des Dschingis Khan (Indiana Jones And The Sword of Genghis Khan) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und das Geheimnis der Osterinseln (Indiana Jones And The Secret Of Easter Island) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und das Labyrinth des Horus (Indiana Jones And The Labyrinth Of Horus) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Indiana Jones und das Erbe von Avalon (Indiana Jones And The Legacy Of Avalon) - by Wolfgang Hohlbein Find Your Fate Adventure Books by Ballantine BooksIndiana Jones and the Curse of Horror Island - by R. L. Stine Indiana Jones and the Giants of the Silver Tower - by R. L. StineIndiana Jones and the Cult of the Mummy's Crypt - by R. L. Stine Indiana Jones and the Cup of the Vampire - by Andrew Helfer Indiana Jones and the Legion of Death - by Richard Wenk Indiana Jones and the Eye of the Fates - by Richard Wenk Indiana Jones and the Dragon of Vengeance - by Megan Stine Indiana Jones and the Lost Treasure of Sheba - by Rose Estes Indiana Jones and the Gold of Genghis Khan - by Ellen Weiss Indiana Jones and the Ape Slaves of Howling Island - by R. L. Stine
RidesIn 1995, Disneyland opened a ride called Indiana Jones Adventure, based on the franchise and set in the "Temple of the Forbidden Eye"; Tokyo Disne ySea has a similar attraction, set in the "Temple of the Crystal Skull". Disney-MGM Studios features a stunt show called "Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular". Also, Disneyland Paris has a rollercoaster called "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril".
PinballIndiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure (1993, Williams), designed by Mark Ritchie, is a widebody pinball game that features sound clips from all three theatrical films, and features 12 different stages (four stages each based on different scenes from the movies, including three video modes). If you complete all 12 stages, you will enter the game's "Wizard Mode", called Eternal Life.This was the first game to use Williams/Midway's DCS Sound System, with the music composed by Chris Granner

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These photos first appeared on the imdb boards, although I’m not sure where they originated from. They appear to be official production photos. Is everyone else getting as excited about this movie as I am? Harrison Ford is looking quite bad ass, even in his older age (check out the photo with the gun). And Shia as a greaser isn’t bothering as much as it once did (not like we could ever hate Shia? He’s so like-able.)