Julia Roberts' Erin Brockovich lingerie up for sale

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Julia Roberts
Lingerie Julia Roberts wore as Erin Brockovich on the big screen is set to be auctioned.

The custom-made black silicone gel bra and panties the actress wore as the legal eagle in the 2000 movie is going on sale through auction house Nate D. Sanders Auctions next week (beg29Apr14).

Roberts' Brockovich Ultimo Miracle Solutions Plunge Bra immediately became a bestseller after the movie hit theatres. It brought the actress a lot of luck - she went on to win a Best Actress Oscar for the role.

Bidding for the lingerie will start at $1,665 (£991).

Broadway actor Ray Fisher joins Man of Steel sequel

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Man of Steel
Broadway actor Ray Fisher has been tapped to play superhero Cyborg in the highly-anticipated Man Of Steel sequel.

The stage actor, who starred as boxing great Muhammad Ali in Fetch Clay, Make Man on the Great White Way last year (13), is making his big screen debut in director Zack Snyder's as-yet-untitled film featuring Batman and Superman.

Fisher's role of Cyborg, the half-man, half-machine superhero, does not have a large part in the upcoming movie, but it is set to expand in the future as bosses at Warner Bros. and DC Comics plan to adapt more films related to The Justice League.


Seth Meyers to host 2014 Emmy Awards

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Seth Meyers
Comedian Seth Meyers has been tapped to host the 2014 Emmy Awards this summer (14).

Just months after kicking off his own U.S. late night talk show, the former Saturday Night Live star has more to celebrate as he was chosen to serve as presenter for the annual television prizegiving on Thursday (24Apr14).

This marks Meyers' first time as host of the Emmys, but he has previously compered the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards and the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner.

Meyers, who was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people on Thursday morning, follows in the footsteps of fell...

James Earl Jones returning to Broadway

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
James Earl Jones
Veteran actor James Earl Jones is heading back to Broadway in the revival of classic play You Can't Take It With You.

The 87-year-old Tony winner will return to the Great White Way this autumn (14) in the 1936 comedy written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.

Jones is reportedly set to play the role of Grandpa Vanderhof, the head of the Sycamore family which butts heads with rival clan the Kirbys over a real estate dispute.

The Star Wars icon last appeared on Broadway in 2012's The Best Man revival, for which he earned his fourth Tony nomination for Best Leading Actor.

The upcoming pro...

Carl Reiner and Sid Caesar to be honoured at L.A. Jewish Film Festival

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Carl Reiner
Veteran actor Carl Reiner and his late comedian pal Sid Caesar will be honoured at the upcoming Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival.

The 92-year-old Ocean's Eleven star will be given the lifetime achievement prize, while his colleague Caesar will be remembered in a special memorial tribute on the opening night of the ninth annual event on 1 May (14).

TV icon Caesar, who passed away in February at the age of 91, will be honoured with a screening of the 1973 documentary Ten From Your Show of Shows, which is a compilation of skits from his 1950s variety programme, on which Reiner served as a wr...

Miley Cyrus pulled off real Hannah Montana stunt before making it big

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Pop star Miley Cyrus' channeled her inner Hannah Montana by busking on the street in disguise shortly before her Disney show took off.

The Wrecking Ball hitmaker played a teenager living a double life of student by day and pop star by night in the hit kids show, and her elder sister Brandi recalls one final Los Angeles street performance before her sibling became an overnight sensation.

Brandi recalls, "Miley had just gotten Hannah Montana, so she got this crazy idea that she wanted to sit outside of Starbucks in our neighbourhood, unrecognised (for the last time), and play her guitar, wi...

Aaron Carter opens up over drug addiction and bankruptcy

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Aaron Carter
Pop star Aaron Carter has opened up about his past trouble with drug addiction and bankruptcy, revealing his problems started when he participated in U.S. reality competition series Dancing with the Stars.

The 26 year old joined the ballroom dancing show in 2009, and even finished in an impressive fifth place, but behind the scenes, his excessive stage fright led to an unhealthy addiction to anti-anxiety drug Xanax.

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Carter explained, "When I was on Dancing with the Stars, I developed an addiction to Xanax because of stage fright, which I develop...

Marc Anthony triumphs at Billboard Latin Music Awards

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Marc Anthony
Singer Marc Anthony swept the board at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday (24Apr14), scooping an impressive 10 prizes.

The star took honours in categories including Artist of the Year, Top Latin Album of the Year for Spanish-language disc 3.0, and Hot Latin Song, Digital Song and Latin Airplay Song of the Year for Vivir Mi Vida, a track which spent 17 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart when it was released last year (13).

Singer Romeo Santos appeared set for an extra special night at the ceremony after landing 17 nominations, but he only came away with three...

Courteney Cox denies engagement rumours

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox has denied reports she is engaged to her rocker boyfriend Johnny Mcdaid.

Earlier this week (ends27Apr14), the former Friends actress sparked rumours she was set to tie the knot with the Snow Patrol star when she was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her wedding finger.

However, she dismissed the speculation on Thursday (24Apr14) when she was asked about the engagement rumours at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of her directorial debut film Just Before I Go, simply stating, "No."

While Cox and McDaid are not planning a wedding just yet, they did collaborate on the film, w...

Justin Bieber allowed back into U.S. after airport drama

April 25th, 2014 3:00am EDT
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber was allowed into the U.S. after officials at the Los Angeles International Airport detained him for five hours on Thursday (24Apr14).

The troubled pop star's Singapore Airlines flight from Tokyo, Japan arrived at LAX at just after 1pm local time, but Bieber's bodyguards were still waiting for the 20 year old to pass through customs at 4pm.

Around 6.20pm, the Canadian singer was finally released and allowed to leave. He was flanked by four members of his security team as he climbed into a waiting vehicle and was driven away.

It is not confirmed why Bieber was kept at the air...