August 5th, 2009
09:30 AM ET

Your pop culture cheat sheet

Here's what's going on in the entertainment world this morning:

  • Four million viewers tuned in for the return of "Jon & Kate Plus 8," according to the Detroit Free Press. That's down from the 10.6 million who watched the much-hyped divorce announcement episode.
  • Several days after returning from the hospital, Mischa Barton is not a worry for The CW network, says Entertainment president Dawn Ostroff: ""We were concerned whether she would be ready for production. She was. It's not even an issue." Barton stars in their new series "The Beautiful Life."
  • Leonardo DiCaprio's production company is looking to film a new take on "Little Red Riding Hood," according to Variety.com.
  • More changes to the Emmys: Full-time employees will not be able to vote in a category in which their network is nominated. Variety says this could "disproportionately disenfranchise" HBO, which has the most nominations.
  • CBS Films is looking to remake the classic TV Western "Gunsmoke" for the big screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Paramount is not showing "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" to critics, instead screening it to popular internet fan sites and "promoting the movie directly to the heartland," the Los Angeles Times reports.
  • Rachael Ray, Snoop Dogg, Patricia Heaton, Katy Perry, Vanessa Williams and Lauren Conrad are among the celebrities in the hot seat for the 10th anniversary of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." The show returns Sunday.
  • Jeremy Piven has been making the rounds to promote his new film "The Goods." He even hosted "WWE Monday Night Raw," and got into the ring himself.

soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Advertisement
About this blog

Our daily cheat-sheet for breaking celebrity news, Hollywood buzz and your pop-culture obsessions.