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Entertainment News on January 23, 2012

Gina Carano tipped to be new Wonder Woman
Gina Carano is said to be in the running for the lead in director Nicolas Winding Refn's rumoured 'Wonder Woman' movie. ANI

Mark Wahlberg blames reporter for taking 9/11 comments 'out of context'
Mark Wahlberg has lashed out at the magazine reporter who had quizzed him about the 9/11 attacks and blamed him for steering the interview off-course and taking his comments out of context as the actor tried to promote his new movie 'Contraband'. ANI

Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds to star in 'Big Eyes'
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds are set to play artists Margaret and Walter Keane in new movie 'Big Eyes'. ANI

Why conservatives and liberals don't see things same way
There are biological truths behind varying point of views of political left and right and why they do not see things eye-to-eye, a new study has revealed. ANI

Dakota Fanning in talks to star in 'Very Good Girls'
Dakota Fanning is in negotiations to play Elizabeth Olsen's best friend in 'Very Good Girls'. ANI

James Bond faces criticism over 'cynical' funeral scenes
Sam Mendes, the director of next James Bond flick Skyfall, is being condemned for including scenes of military funeral repatriations apparently inspired by a town in England, Royal Wootton Bassett. ANI

Kate Beckinsale took vampire role to change good girl image
Kate Beckinsale has revealed that she decided to take on her tough role in the hit Underworld franchise, as she felt that she was starting to get typecast for "delicate" and "fragile" roles by Hollywood executives. ANI

Today's pop stars are delusional, says rapper Ice-T
Old-school rapper Ice-T thinks that pop stars of today are "delusional" and champagne-swilling shopaholics. ANI

Jim Carrey's daughter auditions for 'American Idol'
Jim Carrey's daughter Jane auditioned for the US singing reality show 'American Idol' on Sunday night. ANI

Andie MacDowell didn't want daughters to become actresses
Andie MacDowell has revealed that she had tried to dissuade her daughters from taking up acting as a career. ANI

Bryce Dallas Howard blessed with baby girl
Bryce Dallas Howard and her husband welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Thursday. ANI

Katie Price plays twitter prank to promote Snickers
Katie Price surprised her twitter followers when she came up with bizarre rants about the global economy and politics. ANI

Claire Danes to receive Hasty Pudding Award
After winning a Golden Globe last week for her role in US drama 'Homeland', Claire Danes is set to add another feather to her cap as she has been declared the recipient of this year's Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year prize. ANI

Zac Efron and Rumer Willis 'dating'
The latest romance rumours doing the rounds link Zac Efron with Demi Moore's daughter Rumer Willis. ANI

Heidi Klum and Seal announce 'amicable' split
Heidi Klum and British singer Seal have confirmed the end of their seven-year marriage, describing the separation as amicable. ANI

Knightley drank vodka before filming spanking scenes
Keira Knightley has revealed that she and her co-star Michael Fassbender downed vodka shots before shooting intimate spanking scenes for their latest film 'A Dangerous Method'. ANI

Jennifer Lopez asked to ditch Fiat endorsement by anti-nuclear group
A New York-based group has asked Jennifer Lopez to renounce her ties with Fiat because of the company's business deals with Iran. ANI

Pippa Middleton offers tips for perfect Valentine's Day
Pippa Middleton, who broke up with her long term partner Alex Loudon last year, has published a guide on how to "share the love" on Valentine's Day. ANI

Kristen bell says underwear dance scene in new show was 'scary'
Kristen Bell, who curses, gets lap dances and makes raunchy jokes in the 'House of Lies', has revealed that the part in which she had to dance sexily around in her underwear scared her a little bit. ANI

J.Lo was left stunned to find Steven Tyler swimming n*ked in Vegas
Steven Tyler once made his fellow American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez scream in shock, after she discovered that the rocker was taking a dip in a Las Vegas swimming pool completely n*ked. ANI

Adele's album back to number one in U.K. albums chart
British singer Adele has returned to the top of the U.K. albums chart, with her hit album 21, one year after its release. ANI

Julianne Moore designs Valentine's cards for charity
Julianne Moore has planned to spread love this Valentine's Day by helping to create a collection of charity greeting cards for the romantic holiday. ANI

Sandra Bullock rubbishes Ryan Reynold rumours
Sandra Bullock's representative has dismissed reports suggesting that she and star Ryan Reynolds are together. ANI

Mel B lists Los Angeles home for $3.45 mln
Mel B and her husband Stephen Belafonte, have reportedly put their Tarzana, Calif. estate on the market at 3.45 million dollars. ANI

Thandie Newton 'never cleanses' face in morning
Actress Thandie Newton has revealed that she "never cleanses" her face in the morning because she prefers the natural approach. ANI

Katherine Heigl unhappy with her body
Katherine Heigl has revealed that she is not happy with her body, despite a seemingly picture-perfect physique. ANI

My sense of humour is more vital than my bikini look, says Sophie Monk
Sophie Monk, said that there are always mixed emotions when a men's magazine comes calling asking for a front cover shoot as she posed for MAXIM Australia's February 2012 issue. ANI

Britney Spears' ex-hubby in hospital after suspected cardiac arrest
Britney Spears' ex-husband Kevin Federline has been rushed to hospital after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a reality show. ANI

Pamela Anderson selling her SUV on eBay for Sean Penn's charity
Pamela Anderson is selling her 2007 Range Rover on eBay and will donate the entire money from the sale to Sean Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization. ANI

Peter Jackson says he was bullied as a child
Peter Jackson has revealed that he was subject to bullying because he was "an oddball" as a child. ANI

My chemotherapy results are spectacular, says cancer-stricken Robin Gibb
Robin Gibb, who has been battling with liver cancer, has said that his chemotherapy results are "spectacular" and has credited his recovery to working with his son Robin-John on his first classical piece for Titanic's 100th anniversary. ANI

LiLo goes bra-less in transparent black top on shopping spree
Lindsay Lohan was spotted shopping in Beverly Hills sporting in a black see-through top with no bra to cover her modesty. ANI

Ankles beat back as 'most pleasurable place to scratch'
You would like to scratch your ankle while reading this news. ANI

You have much more in life than what you've lost, says Lara Logan
Lara Logan, who was assaulted by a mob of protesters in Tahrir Square, has said that, "life is not about dwelling on the bad." ANI

Oxford dons worry about students' inability to revise and spell
Some Oxford University students show a "distressing" grasp of their subjects and the answers to their final exams are often little better than A-level standard, according to their tutors. ANI

Simon Cowell starts addiction treatment to kick the butt
Simon Cowell is reportedly visiting an addiction clinic to help beat his 15-plus a day cigarette habit. ANI

Meera to tie the knot with Pak-American pilot
Pakistani actress Meera has announced that she is marrying a Pakistani-American Naveed Shehzad, who is a family friend. ANI

Brit surgeons urge ban on 'mummy makeover'
Plastic surgeons are calling for a complete ban on advertising for cosmetic surgery, annual checks on practitioners and measures including increased regulation of the "cowboy" market in the UK. ANI

Meet the Chinese woman who sat on her toilet for two and half years
A Chinese woman who refused to leave her toilet for two-and-a-half years, has finally spoken as to why she refused to do so. ANI

Depp's girlfriend Vanessa Paradis says she doesn't believe in soul mates
Vanessa Paradis has hinted at the collapse of her relationship with Johnny Depp in an interview, by saying that she does not believe in marriage or soul mates. ANI

'Underworld' tops weekend domestic box office with $25.4 mln
Kate Beckinsale's 'Underworld: Awakenings' triumphed in a surprisingly close fight at this weekend's domestic box office against the World War II aerial epic 'Red Tails'. ANI

Russell Brand rejects Katy Perry's plea to save marriage
Russell Brand reportedly turned down a desperate plea by estranged wife Katy Perry for a last attempt to save their marriage. ANI

Gwyneth Paltrow draws censure for selling 'cleanse' kit
Gwyneth Paltrow has been criticised for selling a 21-day 'detox' kit worth 275 pounds on her website. ANI

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