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Matthew McConaughey Considers Another TV Project

November 27th, 2014 10:05am EST
Matthew McConaughey In talks To Play Villain In 'The Stand'
Matthew McConaughey, who was lauded for his work on HBO's "True Detective," is in talks to star in a TV adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand."

King wrote "The Stand" in 1978. It chronicles the battle between good and evil after a deadly virus kills most of the world's population.

McConaughey would play chief antagonist Randall Flagg in the post-apocalyptic thriller. Flagg has supernatural powers and lives and rules in the ruins of Las Vegas.

"The Stand" was previously made into a TV mini-series in 1994. The update will be directed by Josh Boone ("The Fault in Our Stars").

The actor i...
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Bill Cosby's Fall From Grace

November 27th, 2014 9:21am EST
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby was no Cliff Huxtable. That's what more than a dozen women now claim, alleging the comedy icon - who starred as a loving dad on The Cosby Show - drugged and sexually abused them. In this week's cover story, PEOPLE interviewed eight of Cosby's accusers, as well as many people who have known and worked with the comedian, 77, over the decades.

"He marched the halls of NBC like he was Oz," says a writer who worked him on The Cosby Show. "You didn't say no to him."

Some of his accusers, such as Joan Tarshis, are coming forward for the first time. Others, including Tamara Green and B...
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Is Angelina Jolie Going Into Politics?

November 26th, 2014 5:47pm EST
Angelina Jolie Is Open To A Career In Politics
Angelina Jolie, who is promoting her latest film "Unbroken," told British ITV on Tuesday she would consider a political career "if I felt I could really make a difference."

One of the issues on her mind is the Syrian civil war. "We simply aren't doing enough," she told reporter Julie Etchingham.

Jolie has visited refugees from the conflict, which has resulted in thousands of deaths and millions of people displaced from their homes.

She explained: "We have overall a failing of international leadership when we have 51 million people displaced from conflict, more people displaced than sin...
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Bill Cosby's Nephew Comes To His Defense

November 26th, 2014 4:31pm EST
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby's nephew is defending the embattled comedian, claiming the sexual abuse claims against the star are "unjustified" and insisting he is "innocent."

More than a dozen women have come forward in recent weeks, accusing "The Cosby Show" star of abusing them several years ago. The women include former model Janice Dickinson and actresses Louisa Moritz and Michelle Hurd.

Cosby's attorney has dismissed the claims as false, and Cosby has refused to comment on the scandal.

The actor/comedian's nephew, Braxton A. Cosby, who runs a film and entertainment company, has told FarrahGray.com, "...
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Kidman & Witherspoon Team Up On TV Project

November 26th, 2014 12:51pm EST
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon's adaptation of the book "Big Little Lies" is heading to the small screen instead of the big one.

The actresses originally optioned the project for a cinematic film after acquiring the rights to Australian author Liane Moriarty's book of the same name in August. The pair planned to make a feature film, but the project will now be heading to television.

"Ally McBeal" creator David E. Kelley is writing the series, which will center on three murderous kindergarten mothers.

The trio will executive produce the project, while author Moriarty will serve as a ...
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Eva Mendes Explains Daughter's 'Beautiful Name'

November 26th, 2014 11:03am EST
Eva Mendes Opens Up About Motherhood
Eva Mendes has revealed the reason she and Ryan Gosling named their daughter Esmeralda Amada was because of their joint love of classic tale "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

The pair welcomed their first child together in September, and the actress has finally opened up about being a mom and what life is like for their little one.

Mendes told beauty blog Violet Grey, "Ryan and I both love the Esmeralda character from the Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and we just think it's a beautiful name. Amada was my grandmother's name. It means beloved in Spanish."

Mendes said being a...
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HBO To Air Kurt Cobain Documentary In 2015

November 26th, 2014 8:45am EST
Nirvana
The first completely authorized documentary about Kurt Cobain will feature the singer's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, as executive producer.

Filmmaker Brett Morgen, the man behind the Rolling Stones' "Crossfire Hurricane" documentary, wrote, produced and directed "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck." The movie will air on HBO in 2015. The film will include home movies, recordings, art, photos, and previously unheard songs.

Morgen told WENN, "I started work on this project eight years ago. Like most people, when I started, I figured there would be limited amounts of fresh material to unearth. H...
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Is Miley Cyrus Pregnant?

November 26th, 2014 8:35am EST
Miley Cyrus Rep Shoots Down Pregnancy Rumors
Miley Cyrus' representative has responded to rumors that the singer is pregnant, telling GossipCop.com, "It's not true. Every day she's either dead or pregnant."

The star, 22, has been linked to Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Life & Style magazine claimed the couple was expecting a child together. The tabloid also featured a pregnancy story in April.

An insider told the publication that Cyrus had taken two pregnancy tests and claimed, "friends are convinced she's in the early stages of pregnancy."

Cyrus recently made headlines for her over-the-top birthday celebrations this past weekend. Sh...
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Ariana Grande To Bette Midler: I'm A Fan No Matter What You Say

November 26th, 2014 8:23am EST
Ariana Grande Responds To Bette Midler's Diss
Earlier this week Bette Midler criticized Ariana Grande for relying on her sex appeal to sell music, and the young star has finally responded to the criticism.

Midler slammed the starlet in a British newspaper article published on Monday, stating it's "always surprising" to see someone like Grande "slithering around on a couch looking so ridiculous."

Midler added, "I mean, it's silly beyond belief and I don't know who is telling her to do it. I wish they'd stop. But it's not my business, I'm not her mother. Or her manager. Maybe they tell them that's what you've got to do. Sex sells. Sex...
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Lady Gaga's Outrageous Paris Fashions

November 25th, 2014 8:33pm EST
She's A Star: Lady Gaga Takes ARTPOP To  A Whole New Level With
Lady Gaga was spotted out in Paris Monday evening dressed in something that looks like the spaceship that baby Kal-El was put into and sent to earth in at the beginning of "Superman."

The singer flaunted her eccentric style in Manchester, UK last week, wearing a couple of crazy outfits while out walking her dog, and now she's turned it up a notch in the City of Light.

The singer held the closing party for her ArtRave: The ARTPOP Ball World Tour at the VIP Room Theater in the city on Monday night.

Wearing two different outfits, Gaga started off her night looking like the star for the top ...
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