July 23rd, 2010
03:28 PM ET
Those screams surrounding singer Justin Bieber are about to turn scary: The teen idol is guest-starring on the season premiere of CBS crime thriller "CSI."
In what CBS execs describe as event television, 16-year-old Bieber will play troubled teen Jason McCann, who, according to the network, is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother - a decision that leads him into an explosive confrontation with the "CSI’s."
Halle Berry will reportedly lead in a movie that sounds like it was inspired by "Sex and the City's" Carrie Bradshaw. "Shoe Addicts Anonymous," a forthcoming adaptation of the best-selling novel by Beth Habison, will focus on four Chicago women from various ethnic backgrounds who all have a shoe addiction and all wear the same size.
A support group is formed and the women become "sole sisters" as they tackle problems outside of what shoes to wear. Berry will play a woman with agoraphobia forced to satisfy her shoe cravings with online shopping.
Sharon Stone is believed to have picked up the gig of playing mom to a hippie version of Mary in “Sweet Baby Jesus,” a comedic spin on the Nativity story set in Bethlehem, Maryland in the '70s. Pixie Lott will play Mary and Adrien Brody is in talks to play Joseph, with Bette Midler reportedly playing the innkeeper with no room at the inn.
Post-“Harry Potter” life is looking bright for both Daniel Radcliffe and Tom Felton, who have picked up new projects. Radcliffe has signed on to lead the thriller “Woman in Black,” based on Susan Hill's 1983 novel about a young lawyer who discovers a nearby town is gripped by the ghost of a scorned woman.
Felton, meanwhile, is the latest actor to join 20th Century Fox's monkey business with “Rise of the Apes.” The "Harry Potter" star will portray the son of Brian Cox's character in the prequel to "Planet of the Apes," which also stars James Franco and Freida Pinto.
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