Stephen King's 'Carrie' to get a remake
May 20th, 2011
11:57 AM ET

Stephen King's 'Carrie' to get a remake

Stephen King's horror classic "Carrie" is getting a remake, courtesy of someone who knows a thing or two about teen angst.

Playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who told the story of high-school student turned hero Peter Parker in the Broadway musical "Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark," has just been hired to revamp King's tale of telekinetic teen Carrie, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

King's debut novel was initially adapted into a 1976 movie starring Sissy Spacek as a bullied girl who wreaks revenge at her prom. The book also spawned a 1999 sequel, a stage musical, and a 2002 TV movie.

Besides "Carrie," Aguirre-Sacasa has another school-themed project in the works. Deadline reports that he'll also become a writer on "Glee" next season. McKinley High's senior prom should be a bloody good time!

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Happy 65th birthday Cher!
May 20th, 2011
11:51 AM ET

Happy 65th birthday Cher!

Singer, actress and cultural icon Cher turns 65 today (you read that right) and we are sending birthday wishes her way.

Before Lady Gaga was born this way, Cher was shocking and offending people by strutting around in revealing outfits and speaking her mind.

It's hard to believe that the woman who sang "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves" and thrilled audiences with the toss of her long, black mane on "The Sonny and Cher Comedy" hour back in the 1970s is firmly in the throes of senior citizenship, but it's true.

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Maria and Arnold are off limits at Hollywood affair
May 20th, 2011
10:49 AM ET

Maria and Arnold are off limits at Hollywood affair

The arrival line for new L.A. photo exhibit "Beauty Culture" got a little awkward last night as some famous faces tried to avoid talking about Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

One TV reporter on the red carpet at the Annenberg Space for Photography event broached the subject of Schwarzenegger's marital drama with Jamie Lee Curtis - only to watch the actress abruptly walk away.

The last thing Emmy Rossum wanted to talk about was the Schwarzenegger-Shriver situation, and she too hurried away when the subject came up. Halle Berry's publicist said upfront that the actress wouldn't answer any question unrelated to the photography exhibit.

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'Titanic' 3-D to be released in 2012
May 20th, 2011
10:24 AM ET

'Titanic' 3-D to be released in 2012

The much-anticipated 3-D version of James Cameron's "Titanic" will officially sail into theaters on April 6, 2012.

According to a statement from Paramount, the release date for the revamped edition of the Leonardo DiCaprio-Kate Winslet blockbuster was chosen to mark the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's voyage, which began April 10.

"There's a whole generation that's never seen ‘Titanic’ as it was meant to be seen, on the big screen. And this will be ‘Titanic’ as you've never seen it before, digitally re-mastered at 4K and painstakingly converted to 3D," Cameron says of the 1997 film. "With the emotional power intact and the images more powerful than ever, this will be an epic experience for fans and newcomers alike."

"Titanic" is the second highest-grossing movie of all time, raking in over $600 million in the U.S. and $1.2 billion overseas.

Jennifer Aniston's not dating Justin Theroux
May 20th, 2011
09:06 AM ET

Jennifer Aniston's not dating Justin Theroux

Looks like former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston has made a new pal.

On Wednesday night, the actress was spotted out on the town with "Your Highness" star Justin Theroux at L.A.'s Sunset Towers Tower Bar. Though X17online reported that the duo were on a "romantic dinner date" and are now an item, Aniston's spokesperson says that couldn't be further from the truth.

"What X17 neglected to mention was that there were three other people at the dinner," the rep told Us Weekly. "It was a friends dinner."

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