Morning Roundup: 'Roots' Getting Remade For History Channel, Creepy 'Twilight' Renesmee Doll, People's Choice Awards
"Glee", Sandra Bullock and Katy Perry are all set to dominate at this year's People's Choice Awards. The Fox show raked in a whopping eight nominations, including four of its stars getting nods; while Bullock and Perry each received five noms. (Story)
Groundbreaking TV miniseries "Roots" is getting a remake for the History Channel. The network has acquired the rights to Alex Haley's 1976 novel about his family's history. (Story)
Katy Perry's "PRISM" has come under fire Down Under. The Australian government has tagged the deluxe version of her new CD a potential biohazard because it includes a packet of seeds for fans to plant and "share the light" (whatever that means). See why the Aussies think these seeds could be bad here.
Jamie Alexander. "Thor: The Dark World" premiere. That is all. (Story)
The new "Twilight Forver: Complete Saga" box set arrived on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday and, naturally, the set featurs lots of bonus footage. On such tid bit features a behind-the-scenes look at the creepy-a** animatronic doll producers originally intended to use as K-Stew and R-Pattz's half-vampire daughter Renesmee. (Story)
The producers of "Star Wars: Episode VII" are holding open casting calls in the U.K. and Ireland in hopes to find two unknowns to fill lead parts in the highly-anticipated, yet slowly moving production. Disney's got a release date of Spring 2015 in mind, but considering that creator George Lucas, who had the best possible resources at his fingertips, took three years to complete each of the first six films, we're starting to worry. (Story)