ABC is developing a reality show called “Boy Band”, which is going to assemble the next ONE DIRECTION, theoretically. Individual singers will compete to be in the band, with viewers having the final say. It’s premiering sometime this summer.
MEL B is in the middle of a divorce, and her husband’s brother says it’s because they had an open marriage, and liked to do stuff like bring a STRIPPER to bed with them. He said, quote, “If you’re not a very mature person and you’re not very solid . . . then someone is going to feel unappreciated.”
MICHAEL J. FOX says his Parkinson’s disease isn’t a daily frustration. In fact, most days he “literally can’t stop laughing” at his symptoms, because he doesn’t get too worked up over the challenges he faces.
The new Scarlett Johansson movie “Ghost in the Shell” is out this weekend. She’s up against Alec Baldwin in “The Boss Baby” and Jessica Chastain in “The Zookeeper’s Wife”.
The damage that the characters have done to vehicles and buildings in the first seven “Fast and Furious” movies would total $514 million in real money. Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw is the most destructive character in the franchise, followed by Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto.
Ed Sheeran recently bought a house for five homeless teens. He met the young men while on a trip to Liberia for a charity fundraiser. Ed said: “It doesn’t matter how much it costs. Can we just get him and his five mates in a house with an older person to look after them? I don’t think we can go until that’s sorted.”
BEYONCÉ is the top pick to play Simba’s girlfriend Nala in the new “Lion King”. She’s pregnant with twins, but since it’s a voice role, there’s a lot more flexibility . . . and Disney and the director want her badly enough that they’ll do whatever’s necessary to work around her.