While you were working...
June 8th, 2012
05:30 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Matthew McConaughey just might be a married man by the time his movie "Magic Mike" comes out later this month. Word has it he and Camila Alves, who got engaged on Christmas Day last year, are planning a secret Texan wedding this weekend. [E!]
  • Angelina Jolie directing "Fifty Shades of Grey" is looking more like a "no," not all that surprisingly. [THR]
  • "Call Me, Maybe" can't be stopped. It's already taken the President, and now it's gotten to Jimmy Fallon, too: [EW]
  • Megan Fox still hasn't confirmed whether she's pregnant or not, so the paparazzi are bent on confirming it for her. [The Superficial]
  • If they do move forward  with a "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel, we're betting they'll cast a few more little people after the backlash the first movie's received. [Deadline]
  • Drew Barrymore's now married (and pregnant), and her ex Justin Long's moved on too. He's said to be in a "very new relationship" with actress Kate Mara. [Us Weekly]

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Charlize Theron developing modern 'Hatfields & McCoys'
June 8th, 2012
04:45 PM ET

Charlize Theron developing modern 'Hatfields & McCoys'

Considering what a ratings bonanza those fighting "Hatfields & McCoys" were on the History Channel, it's not surprising that another network is trying to get a piece of that success.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Charlize Theron is working with NBC to develop a more modern version of the infamously feuding families.

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Filed under: television
Will Smith gives 'Summertime' a remix
June 8th, 2012
04:30 PM ET

Will Smith gives 'Summertime' a remix

We know him better as Will Smith than the Fresh Prince these days, but the "Men in Black 3" star is getting back on the mic.

The 43-year-old actor has recorded a remix of his 1991 still-fresh classic with DJ Jazzy Jeff, "Summertime" (which, let's be honest, we still have in rotation, especially when the weather heats up).

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
Friday's Top Five: Ray Bradbury
June 8th, 2012
03:57 PM ET

Friday's Top Five: Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury not only inspired readers - he touched the imaginations of moviegoers, too.

And so when the acclaimed author died at 91 on Wednesday, he left behind a legacy in fiction as well as one in film. Some of his most famous works were adapted for the big screen (as well as TV), and he also did some script writing of his own.

Here, we outline five movies that have Bradbury's touch, either being written by him or based on his work, if you want to experience his talent through movie magic as well as your mind's eye.

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Filed under: Friday Top Five • movies
Drew Barrymore opens up on 'perfect' wedding
June 8th, 2012
12:09 PM ET

Drew Barrymore opens up on 'perfect' wedding

Drew Barrymore doesn’t wish for any do-overs on her recent wedding day.

The newlywed star told People magazine that her Montecito, California, nuptials to Will Kopelman were absolutely flawless.

"The day was perfect," the 37-year-old bride said of the June 2 ceremony. "Everyone we love and care about was there. It was as fun and meaningful as we ever could have hoped."

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American Film Institute honors Shirley MacLaine
June 8th, 2012
11:14 AM ET

American Film Institute honors Shirley MacLaine

John Travolta has kind of been out of the spotlight lately (although his name's been in plenty of headlines), but he wasn't going to miss taking part in a tribute to Shirley MacLaine.

The 78-year-old actress was given a Life Achievement Award by the American Film Institute in Los Angeles Thursday, and Travolta was tapped to help present the honor.

According to E!, the 58-year-old kept it all business at the event. He didn’t sit in the audience with fellow presenters Jennifer Aniston or Julia Roberts, instead just popping up on stage when it was time for him to deliver his speech.

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