Here's a round-up of the latest confirmed stories from the CNN Entertainment Unit:
Warner Bros. cancels ‘Dark Knight Rises’ media tour in Japan and Mexico:
- Warner Bros. has pulled the plug on the "Dark Knight Rises" media tours in Japan and Mexico in the wake of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. A rep for Warner Bros. tells CNN Entertainment that “Warner Bros. Pictures has canceled the previously scheduled personal appearances by the cast and filmmakers in Mexico and Japan on behalf of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' However, in an effort not to disappoint the dedicated fans of the film, we will proceed with our previously scheduled special screenings for invited guests and promotional winners.”
- CNN's also confirmed that "The Dark Knight Rises" has earned $160,887,295 at the weekend box office.
- Jena Malone cast in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire": Jena Malone has signed on for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," according to a press release. She will play the role of spunky Johanna Mason, a female victor from a past edition of the Games. Still in her early 20s, Johanna is one of the youngest but also one of the most psychologically scarred Quarter Quell participants. Lionsgate will release "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" on November 22, 2013.
- Funeral for Usher’s stepson to be held by Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home: A funeral service for Kile Glover, the son of Usher’s ex-wife Tameka Foster, will be held by the Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home in Atlanta, Georgia. Glover died over the weekend from injuries sustained from a lake accident. The Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home tells CNN Entertainment that details on the service are pending, as the immediate family has not yet come forward to make plans. Usher’s reps do not yet have information about whether Usher will attend.