Sailing the friendly seas with Disney has gone coach. The Mouse has drastically cut the budget for Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides — the long-awaited fourth film in the studio’s blockbuster Pirates franchise.
In a recent chat with The Los Angeles Times, producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that Disney chairman Rich Ross wants the company to be “mean, lean, and cost effective.” In a effort to cut down on costs, Disney will be spending $100 million less on Pirates 4 than it did on 2007′s At Worlds End.
At 26, European bombshell Cheryl Cole is in chats to follow in the footsteps of teen stars Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, and Selena Gomez as the next face of The Walt Disney Company. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the children who plays Selena Gomez’s brother on Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place is accused of trying to start a throwdown in the middle of Tinseltown. What the hell are they putting in the water over at Disney?
David Henrie, 20, and his younger brother Lorenzo, 16, allegedly tried to start a fight between a group of girls at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The brothers were reportedly cited for challenging a person to a fight — which is a charge similar to disturbing the peace. According to his website, David comes from a “large, loud family,” and you know what they say about apples and trees, so we guess that explains a lot!
The boys were eventually released to their father.
Now that he’s successfully conquered the pop charts, is a television comedy the next big career move for teen heartthrob Justin Bieber?
In a series of skits highlighting 16-year-old Bieber’s irresistible appeal and charming smile on this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey played a high school teacher seduced by the sweet nothings whispered by the skinny smooth talker. The knee-slapping sketch was such a hit that a bevy of Hollywood executives have allegedly been blowing up JB’s phone to pitch a wide range of potential acting projects to the “Baby” star, The Chicago Sun-Times reported this week.
“There’s even word Disney wants him for a male version of a Hannah Montana concept that’s been bouncing around.”