The Academy Award winning couple and co-writers of the soundtrack of the hit movie Frozen have backtracked on earlier statements they made that suggested Disney had a policy of being tolerant of almost anything in its movies except God.
"That is completely misconstrued. We were talking about one instance where we were using the word 'God' in vain," Kristen Anderson-Lopez told Business Insider earlier this week.
Robert Lopez added that he and his wife had been addressing a nixed song line, "Couldn't keep it in, God knows I tried," which might have seemed that they were "using the Lord's name in vain." more >>
"Mean Girls" was released to theaters 10 years ago on Wednesday and fans everywhere are hoping for a cast reunion to mark the occasion.
The comedy debuted on April 30, 2004 starring Tina Fey, Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Amanda Seyfried, among others, and follows Cady Heron (Lohan) who is a new student at a high school where The Plastics, a group of superficial popular girls, rule the hallways.
Despite being a decade old, "Mean Girls" has maintained a strong fan following; especially on Twitter with accounts such as @MeanGirlsTexts and @MeanGirlsQuotes. On the 10-year anniversary of the film's release, fans are looking to the cast for clues on a possible reunion. more >>
Bob Hoskins who starred in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and "Hook" died on Tuesday, April 29 after suffering from pneumonia.
The Oscar-nominated actor died at 71-years-old. News of Hoskin's death arrives just two years after he retired from acting following his diagnosis with Parkinson's disease. The Englishman's career spanned four decades with films such as 1980's "The Long Good Friday," "Nixon" in 1995, and his latest and final role in 2012's "Snow White and the Hunstman," among many others.
A family statement released on Wednesday by agent Clair Dobbs said Hoskins died in a hospital after a bout with pneumonia. more >>
A film about the bestselling 2008 book The Shack will reportedly be directed by Forest Whitaker and may star British actor Idris Elba and television personality Oprah.
In January, Deadline first reported that the Academy Award winner Whitaker, who starred in the 2013 film The Butler, was in talks to direct William Paul Young's book. It also suggested that Whitaker could be a supporting character in the story that chronicles a man grieving the kidnapping and brutal murder of his seven-year-old daughter, who encounters God in the shed where his child died.
Earlier this week, The Tracking Board reported that Elba, who stars in the television series Luther and was recently seen in Thor: The Dark World and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom could be cast as the lead. It did not specify which part Oprah could be given, although the main character, Mackenzie Allen Phillips, encounters three versions of God while in the shed, one of them Papa, an African-American woman. more >>
The faith-based film Heaven Is for Real fell to third and God's Not Dead beat Noah in last weekend's box office results.
Based on a book of the same name, Heaven Is for Real made $13.8 million in domestic box office sales, nearly a 40 percent drop from its opening week, where it made $21.5 million in the United States.
Starring Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly, Heaven Is for Real has earned nearly $52 million domestically and just less than $400,000 internationally. more >>
Christian parents need not worry about excessive violence while taking their children to see "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," according to Jamie Foxx.
The actor, who plays the menacing villain Electro in the film told The Christian Post this weekend that Sony and the creators worked hard to eliminate any unnecessary violence in the final cut of the superhero flick.
"What's great about [Amazing Spider-Man 2] is that Sony specifically took certain parts out of the movie so that it would be family friendly, they dialed down some of the violence," said Foxx to CP. "The whole family could go [see it and feel] safe and comfortable." more >>