By Florence Anthony
Warner Brothers was hoping to start production on Clint Eastwood’s musical remake of “A Star Is Born” as early as February 2012. But now insiders tell Deadline Hollywood it “could push” because of Beyonce’s pregnancy. That will give the studio more time to settle on a male co-star since Eastwood’s first choice, Leonardo Di Caprio, isn’t doing the pic. The project has generated talk of pairing Beyonce’ with Will Smith and with Christian Bale as well as lots of other leading men.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, while Jada Pinkett-Smith, got very angry about the rumor of troubles in her marriage to Will Smith, which the couple denies, sources on the set of her ‘Hawthorne” TV series say she is laughing off the tales linking her to her co-star Marc Anthony. While Jada genuinely likes Marc as a friend and colleague, she never would have considered a fling. Said a show staffer: “Jada thinks he’s a troll and could never understand what Jennifer Lopez saw in him.” I’m with you on that one Jada.
Newlyweds Sherri Shepherd and Lamar Sally honeymooned at the Viceroy Hotel in Anguilla. Their honeymoon suite boasted a stunning ocean view and 400 square feet of exterior space with a private plunge pool. “We wanted to go somewhere exotic,” Sherri told Life & Style.
Grammy-nominated singer Freddie Jackson will be one of the special guest performers on Wednesday, September 7 at the Amateur Night at the Apollo. The Apollo Theater will celebrate Harlem Week in New York City with a special offer. Harlem residents can purchase half-priced tickets for Amateur Night shows during August 31 through September 7. To take advantage of this special offer, Harlem residents must present a valid ID and proof of residence at the Apollo Theater.
At the CARRERA Presents Perez Hilton’s “One Night in Los Angeles,” Lisa Gastineau was overheard telling Lisa Hogan and her fiance Charlie Hill that the best part about Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries’ wedding was the music because they played everything from Pitbull to Frank Sinatra. After posing for pictures with Cut The Rope mascot Om Rom, Lisa continued telling fellow guests about how Kim and Kris were made for each other and truly knew how to throw a great party. She was overheard saying, “Kris can handle Kim. He has a strong sense of self. He was designed for her.”