Adam West, Val Kilmer weigh in on 'Batfleck'
August 23rd, 2013
06:44 PM ET

Adam West, Val Kilmer weigh in on 'Batfleck'

With fans actively trying to kick Ben Affleck out of his newly acquired Batman role, the actor could use a little advice.

Thankfully, iconic "Batman" star Adam West - who donned the cape on TV and at the movies - has offered Affleck his guidance.

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Filed under: Ben Affleck • Casting Chronicles • Celebrities • movies
They're putting what in the VMAs gift bags?
August 23rd, 2013
06:22 PM ET

They're putting what in the VMAs gift bags?

Prevention is always the best policy, and MTV is apparently doing its part.

At this year's Video Music Awards, the network plans to include copies of the book "Ending Addiction for Good: The Ground-Breaking, Holistic Evidence-Based Way to Transform Your Life" in its celebrity swag bags. (Reports suggest the text was crafted by the same rehabilitation facility that treated Lindsay Lohan.)

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Filed under: MTV VMAs • Music • television
While you were working ...
August 23rd, 2013
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • We love Stephen Moyer just as much as the next Sookie, but not enough to cast him as Captain Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" with Carrie Underwood. Clearly NBC feels differently. [New York Magazine's Vulture]
  • Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria welcomed their "absolutely perfect" daughter Carmen Gabriela today. Hopefully those Donaghy life lessons are still fresh in his mind. [Hilaria Baldwin's Twitter]
  • No need to fantasize about taking out Ernesto Arguello - Eva Longoria's kicked her former boyfriend to the curb. [Gossip Cop]
  • Chris Brown has been unleashed on Twitter again, and this time he's sharing his true Twitter feelings about the "DA('s) racist a**." In other news, his "hands work just fine!" [Chris Brown's Twitter]
  • Just when we thought the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie was going to simply be called "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Fifth One," the directors have revealed its actual title: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." [MTV]
  • This is why we stan for Jennifer Lawrence: when she picnics, she drinks her champagne straight from the bottle. [People]

Filed under: While you were working
First look at Shailene Woodley's 'Divergent'
August 23rd, 2013
05:20 PM ET

First look at Shailene Woodley's 'Divergent'

It's only 20 seconds, but we'll take it!

MTV has released a teaser of Shailene Woodley's new movie "Divergent" ahead of the full trailer's unveiling during Sunday's Video Music Awards.

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Filed under: movies
Where 'Game of Thrones' meets 'Hunger Games'
August 23rd, 2013
05:00 PM ET

Where 'Game of Thrones' meets 'Hunger Games'

Natalie Dormer is moving from one deadly "Game" to another.

The 31-year-old actress has been cast alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the two-part finale of "The Hunger Games" saga, "Hunger Games: Mockingjay."

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Filed under: Game of Thrones • Hunger Games • movies • television
Lee Thompson Young's funeral to be held at Hollywood lot
August 23rd, 2013
04:25 PM ET

Lee Thompson Young's funeral to be held at Hollywood lot

Lee Thompson Young's memory will be honored at one of Hollywood's most legendary locations.

According to TMZ, the actor, who was found dead of an apparent suicide on Monday, will be remembered at a funeral held at Paramount Pictures' studio lot on Friday.

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Filed under: television
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