While you were working ...
April 24th, 2013
05:45 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Kelly Clarkson is 31 and loving it. The singer is celebrating her birthday today (April 24) and she tweeted that she's "the happiest I've ever been in my life and my career has never been stronger." [Kelly Clarkson's Twitter]
  • Walmart is offering anxious Superman fans a chance to get an advance look at the upcoming "Man of Steel" movie. Beginning at 8 a.m. on May 18, fans can purchase up to four tickets per visit to a Walmart outlet to gain access to early "Man of Steel" screenings at select theaters on June 13.
  • NBC has stopped asking "why" when it comes to reality TV concepts, and has instead shifted into "why the heck not?" The network has placed an order for a live competition called "Million Second Quiz" that would run for 24 hours a day over a span of 12 days. [EW]
  • Shia LaBeouf and Brad Pitt, in the same movie? Here's hoping: The actor's said to be in talks for Pitt's World War II-era film, "Fury." [Variety]
  • Emma Watson "wants to rob" in the new theatrical trailer for "Bling Ring" (yes, the actress really does utter that scintillating line of dialogue):

Filed under: While you were working
What Ke$ha was smoking at the MTV Movie Awards
April 24th, 2013
05:30 PM ET

What Ke$ha was smoking at the MTV Movie Awards

We couldn't tell what Ke$ha and Snoop Lion were puffing on as they presented one of the performances at this month's MTV Movie Awards, but we wouldn't have guessed that it was a sparkly substance.

But according to Ke$ha, it was.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Ke$ha • Music • television
April 24th, 2013
04:39 PM ET

Colin Firth: Hollywood's best kisser?

CNN's heard from many a star that Colin Firth knows how to work a kissing scene.

Mention that to the Oscar winner, who next appears in "Arthur Newman" with Emily Blunt, and you'll see a man who fully owns his talent.

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Zach Braff gets Kickstarter support for 'Garden State' follow up
April 24th, 2013
03:27 PM ET

Zach Braff gets Kickstarter support for 'Garden State' follow up

Courteney Cox, Jessica Simpson and Aaron Paul are just a few of the famous who have joined fans in supporting Zach Braff.

The 38-year-old actor/filmmaker is following in the footsteps of Rob Thomas, who set a record when he Kickstarted a "Veronica Mars" movie in March, with his own Kickstarter concept: a follow-up to his 2004 feature directorial debut, "Garden State."

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies
April 24th, 2013
01:35 PM ET

Bryan Cranston sets record straight on stolen 'Breaking Bad' scripts

"Breaking Bad" fans feared the worst when scripts for the series' finale were stolen from star Bryan Cranston, but everyone can breathe a sigh of relief.

Cranston, who was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, told CNN at the magazine's gala on Tuesday that the thief who broke into his car in December and snatched the iPad containing the confidential show documents didn't get very far.

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Was 'Idol' eyeing J. Lo to replace Mariah Carey?
April 24th, 2013
11:52 AM ET

Was 'Idol' eyeing J. Lo to replace Mariah Carey?

Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" might not be the only Fox singing competition headed for another season of change.

The Hollywood Reporter heard whispers from sources close to production on the network's "American Idol" that the series was considering swapping new judge Mariah Carey for former judge Jennifer Lopez.

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Filed under: American Idol 2013 • television
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