Star Gazing

Welcome Back, Nicolas Cage!

HOLLYWOOD—Better luck next time. Unfortunately, Nicolas Cage noted the Joe Exotic role in the Amazon series isn’t happening. He won’t be stepping into the cowboy boots of Joe Exotic after all. Following the immense success of the highly viewed Netflix documentary series “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” in 2020, the eclectic actor was tapped for an eight-part dramatization...

Oops, She Did It Again!

HOLLYWOOD—Oops she did it again. The man who guided her career for the last 25 years is stepping down as her manager. Yes, Larry Rudolph, who helped and guided Britney Spears career for over two decades has stepped down. Rudolph said, the star’s intention to officially retire prompted him to resign. The move comes two weeks after Spears told...

Friends And More!

HOLLYWOOD—It’s finally only days away. The “Friends” reunion special is officially happening on May 27th at WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming platform HBO Max. The cast is expected to get a huge paycheck. The actors-Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry are making between $2.25 million and $2.5 million for the show. According to published reports each actor...

Mergers And Acquisitions!

HOLLYWOOD—Mergers and acquisitions are usually transactions between two companies combining in some form. Although mergers and acquisitions are used interchangeably, they come with different legal meanings. In a merger, two companies of similar size combine to form a new single entity. On the other hand, an acquisition is when a larger company, thereby absorbing the business of the smaller...

Together Again, Yes Or No?

HOLLYWOOD—You might be asking yourself what is going on with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez? Are they preparing the world for Bennifer 2.0? Everyone wants to know, are they rekindling the romance, less than a month after Lopez and former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez ended their engagement and five months after Affleck, 48, split from actress Ana de Armas?...

Oscars Lowest Ratings!

HOLLYWOOD—No one is surprised that the 93rd Academy Awards was going to be the lowest watched and lowest rated awards show ever, with only 10.4 million to be precise, according to published reports. Why Disney-owned ABC is saying that the Oscars were their strongest primetime telecast of the year, is a little alarming. Hollywood’s biggest night went host-less for the...

Songwriters Unite!

HOLLYWOOD—Songwriters these days are struggling as well. Struggling for fair treatment. Back in 1974, Dolly Parton was on a winning streak. She had just scored her two number ones on the US country chart with the songs “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You.” As she crossed the mainstream pop audience. It was soon after that Elvis Presley had...

Grammy Predictions!

HOLLYWOOD—The 63rd annual Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 14. Let’s see if our predictions for Album, Record and Song of the Year, plus Best New Artist will be on point. In three of the last four years, one artist has swept all 3 categories. You might recall Adele accomplished the feat four years ago and Billie...

Award Shows 2021!

HOLLYWOOD—While the pandemic is still upon us, it will be an interesting time for the 2021 awards season. Several of the shows, have postponed their dates, due to production setbacks. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Dick Clark productions and NBC announced the Golden Globe Awards will be taking place on February 28, 2021. The show will air live from...

Movies Of 2020!

HOLLYWOOD—No one really went to the movies this year, but the movies still came to us. The 2020 pandemic sidelined a lot of big blockbusters, leaving smaller, more interesting movies to take center stage. Let’s look at some of the incredible movies from a year where movies still rallied to offer experiences that were compelling, provocative and fun. The film...
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