While you were working ...
April 19th, 2013
05:15 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Bradley Cooper has been in Boston working on the new David O. Russell film, and a Twitter photo recently revealed that the actor's been taking time away from the set to visit those who were hurt in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings. [GossipCop]
  • It looks like he had more time to lift the locals' spirits today, however, as filming for O. Russell's "American Hustle" was put on hold Friday. [LAT]
  • We knew that Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake were bros - who else would get to have a week-long take over of "Late Night" just because they're releasing a new album? - but the singer's explanation of why Fallon is one of Time magazine's most influential people seals their bromance. Bonus: He recalls the time when Fallon interrupted his speech at his wedding. [Time]
  • Did you wish James Franco a happy birthday today? The do-it-all Hollywood star is celebrating his 35th year. [HuffPost]
  • Whatever your opinion of Robert Pattinson's performance in "Cosmopolis," it's clear that director David Cronenberg was a fan. He's lined up another role for the former "Twilight Saga" star in his next project, "Maps to the Stars." [MTV]
  • George Lopez will be back on your TV screens with regularity soon, as FX has picked up an ensemble comedy called "Saint George." [THR]
  • Jay-Z is serious about his career transition to being a sports agent. The entertainment mogul has given up his role as co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets, as he said in a post on his website. "My job as an owner is over but as a fan it has just begun," he said. "I’m a Brooklyn Net forever." [Life + Times]
  • Anne Hathaway's Bieber-esque bangs are filled with power, according to a poll from the Hairdressing Council of Great Britain and Universal Pictures. The star's haircut, which happened because of her Oscar-winning turn in "Les Miserables," was the most influential onscreen haircut of all time. [E!]
  • Fox29's morning anchors, already known for mocking the Kardashians, have upped their Internet fame thanks to a video of them laughing riotously after interviewing Ryan Lochte:

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'Weird Science' is getting a remake
April 19th, 2013
04:55 PM ET

'Weird Science' is getting a remake

It looks like Hollywood is starting to pluck from John Hughes' canon for new material.

Deadline reports that the 1985 Hughes classic "Weird Science," about two nerds (Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith) who try to create their dream girl (Kelly LeBrock), is getting a remake from Universal.

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Filed under: movies
Tom Cruise kept working through divorce
April 19th, 2013
04:17 PM ET

Tom Cruise kept working through divorce

Tom Cruise was at work filming today's sci-fi release "Oblivion" when his ex-wife Katie Holmes moved to file for divorce.

But as the headlines piled up, Cruise kept grinding away, never losing his focus on the film, "Oblivion's" director Joe Kosinski told CNN.

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Divorce granted for Kim K., Kris Humphries
April 19th, 2013
03:12 PM ET

Divorce granted for Kim K., Kris Humphries

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are finally getting divorced.

CNN's confirmed that a Los Angeles Superior Court judge has granted a divorce petition, although Kardashian and Humphries won't officially be divorced until a judgement is entered.

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Album art designer Storm Thorgerson dies
April 19th, 2013
12:44 PM ET

Album art designer Storm Thorgerson dies

British graphic designer Storm Thorgerson, who created some of music's most iconic album artwork for rock bands such as Pink Floyd, has died at the age of 69.

In a statement posted to the website of Pink Floyd vocalist and guitarist David Gilmour, Thorgerson's family said he died Thursday afternoon.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
Willie Nelson turns show into benefit for West
April 19th, 2013
10:40 AM ET

Willie Nelson turns show into benefit for West

The recent fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas hit Willie Nelson close to home.

The legendary singer/songwriter hails from Abbott, Texas, not far from West in the central part of the state.

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