Another family-oriented movie won big at the box office this past weekend. Rihanna’s animation family movie Home easily took first place with $54 million in ticket sales. Its closest competition, Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell’s comedy film Get Hard pulled in a respectable $34.6 million.
Rap mogul T.I. “Tip” Harris confirmed the sequel to his 2006 film ATL, titled ATL 2, now in production in Atlanta.
Rapper Kid Cudi is disappointed that his gay sex scenes were cut from the independent film James White. The Josh Mond-directed movie premiered on Jan. 23 at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.
The fallout from Sony’s cyber hacking scandal continues.
Sony has announced the cancellation of a major press junket for comedian Kevin Hart‘s new movie Wedding Ringer. It isn’t hard to figure out why the press junket was canceled. Last week, two of Sony’s top execs called Hart a greedy “whore” because he refused to promote one of his movies on Twitter.com.
It has already been established that Beyonce Knowles-Carter can’t act, but that didn’t stop movie tycoon Will Smith from signing her to the sequel of his action movie Hancock. The 34-year-old singer will play a character named Carly Kicker in Hancock 2, according to IMDB.com.
Singer and former Disney star Zendaya Coleman, 17, was cast in the coveted role of deceased hip hop star Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime biopic on the star’s life and death. But the TV movie will never see the light of day if Aaliyah’s family gets their way.
20th Century Fox’s ‘The Other Woman’ edged out ‘Captain America’ to top the box office this weekend. The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and rapper Nicki Minaj, took in $24.7 million from a mostly female audience.
In The Other Woman, three women find out they are being cheated on by the same man, and join forces to get payback. It is a plot that many women can identify with (what man doesn’t cheat?)