Kristen Stewart: 'Breaking Dawn' could be bloodier
April 29th, 2011
04:00 PM ET

Kristen Stewart: 'Breaking Dawn' could be bloodier

Enough with the romance: Kristen Stewart is ready to bring out the gore.

The 21-year-old actress and star of the "Twilight: Saga" franchise told Entertainment Weekly that the oh-so-buzzed about "Breaking Dawn" birth scene isn’t as gruesome as she would have hoped.

“It’s funny because when [the PG-13 issue] comes up, everybody thinks it’s all about the sex,” Stewart said.

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Cate Blanchett to appear on 'Family Guy'
April 29th, 2011
03:39 PM ET

Cate Blanchett to appear on 'Family Guy'

She's had some of the most dignified and acclaimed roles in the world, and now Cate Blanchett is going for a new gig: a guest starring role on "Family Guy."

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Academy Award winning actress will pop in for an episode next spring on the hit Fox animated series.

No details yet on Blanchett's character. The actress is currently filming "The Hobbit" in New Zealand.


Filed under: Celebrities • Family Guy • television
'High School Musical' star and Pussycat Doll to host 'X Factor'?
April 29th, 2011
02:16 PM ET

'High School Musical' star and Pussycat Doll to host 'X Factor'?

"High School Musical" alum Corbin Bleu and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger could be close to hitting a career high note: The duo are in talks to co-host Simon Cowell's upcoming Fox talent competition "X Factor."

According to Entertainment Weekly, both entertainers are close to signing on to the Fox series, which is set to debut in September.

Meanwhile, Cowell has yet to confirm who will join him on the judges' panel. As Marquee previously reported, music producer Antonio "L.A." Reid is already on board, and Cowell has said that both Paula Abdul and British singer Cheryl Cole are also being considered for the final slots.

Cowell better make some decisions soon. The "X Factor" audition rounds begin shooting May 8.

Steven Tyler borrows daughter Liv's clothes
April 29th, 2011
12:53 PM ET

Steven Tyler borrows daughter Liv's clothes

If "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler's ensembles look like they'd be better suited for daughter Liv, there's good reason.

The Aerosmith frontman is wearing her clothes!

"His blouses! My dad wears girls' clothes — it's so funny," Liv tells Vulture. "Sometimes I see him and I'm like, 'Nice shirt!' — because it's from my closet."

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Jeremy Renner to play movie icon Steve McQueen
April 29th, 2011
12:02 PM ET

Jeremy Renner to play movie icon Steve McQueen

He starred in "The Hurt Locker" and will appear in "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol," but now Jeremy Renner is about to play the ultimate rugged leading man in a new biopic about screen legend Steve McQueen.

Renner's recently formed production company, The Combine, is developing the project, which is based on the books "Portrait of an American Rebel" and "The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

As McQueen fans know, the tough-guy actor was a troubled youth who spent time in reform schools before turning his life around and carving out a successful movie career, appearing in such classics as "Bullitt" and "The Thomas Crown Affair," and earning an Oscar nomination and two Golden Globe Henrietta Awards. The thrice-married actor died from mesothelioma in 1980 at age 50.

A release date for the McQueen biopic has yet to be announced.

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January Jones is expecting her first child
April 29th, 2011
11:20 AM ET

January Jones is expecting her first child

January Jones is known for portraying "Mad Men" mom Betty Draper (now Francis) on AMC, and now she’s ready for the real thing: CNN has confirmed that the actress is expecting.

"January Jones is happy to announce that she is expecting her first child this Fall,” a rep for the 33-year-old star said in a statement.

Jon Hamm told CNN that he's thrilled for his "Mad Men" co-star, and says that playing such a conflicted character has given her all the lessons in the world on how not to parent.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Mad Men • television
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