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Star Wars 3-D
Mlive reports: "George Lucas announced that he'll convert all six 'Star Wars' movies to 3-D and re-release them one per year starting in 2007." - Entertainment Weekly 

In addition to the 3-D versions, the following is the "Star Wars" re-release schedule for the next 50 years: 

2014: "The Empire Strikes Back" is re-released with all footage of Harrison Ford as Han Solo digitally removed. This necessitates certain plot changes. For example, instead of Han Solo being frozen, the film's climax has Darth Vader filling up an ice-cube tray. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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CBS Traitor?
AP reports: A cameraman carrying CBS press credentials was detained in Iraq earlier this week on suspicion of insurgent activity, the U.S. military said Friday, while the network issued a statement saying it was investigating the incident. 

The cameraman suffered minor injuries Tuesday during a battle between U.S. soldiers and suspected insurgents, and was standing next to an alleged insurgent who was killed during the shootout, the military said. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Shatner Bumped
Charlotte Observer reports: In a case of what its fans - and there are many - will consider network malpractice, "Boston Legal" is being shelved for the rest of the season in favor of "Grey's Anatomy." 

"Boston Legal," starring James Spader and William Shatner, will return in the fall with its unaired shows... [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Health Nazis Strike Again
CHELSEA J. CARTER reports: Something must be wrong in the land of Muppets. 

First PBS announced that "Sesame Street" would kick off its 36th season this week with a multiyear story arc about healthy habits. No problem there; childhood obesity rates are soaring. Then I learned of changes that turned my "Sesame Street" world upside down. 

My beloved blue, furry monster -- who sang "C is for cookie, that's good enough for me" -- is now advocating eating healthy. There's even a new song -- "A Cookie Is a Sometimes Food," where Cookie Monster learns there are "anytime" foods and "sometimes" foods. 

"Sacrilege!" I cried. "That's akin to Oscar the Grouch being nice and clean." (Co-workers gave me strange looks. But I didn't care.) [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Sahara Tops Box Office
antiTainment reports: Sahara was the clear winner at this weekend's box office, bringing in an estimated $18.5 million and relegating last week's No 1, "Sin City," to second place with an estimated $14.1 million gross. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Siegfried Shooter Nuts
AP reports: A former pro football player accused of shooting at the compound of Siegfried & Roy wanted to "warn the world" of the threat posed by the illusionists, according to a psychiatric report. 

The evaluation was performed by psychiatrist Norton Roitman after Cole Ford was charged with firing several shotgun blasts at the Las Vegas home of entertainers Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn. 

Ford, 32, a former kicker for the Oakland Raiders, has been ruled incompetent to stand trial and sent to a mental health facility for treatment. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Yoshitaro Nomura RIP
AP reports: Yoshitaro Nomura, famed Japanese director of suspense thrillers such as "Castle of Sand", has died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital. He was 85. 

He had been in hospital since March 22 and passed away on Friday, news reports said. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Fox News Plans
Reuters reports: Fox News Channel's future plans include the launch of a financial news offshoot network, possibly as early as the summer. But CEO Roger Ailes doesn't envision an international version of Fox News anytime soon. 

"We've decided not to start an anti-American channel," quipped Ailes to the applause of some of the roughly 100 people who attended his speech Thursday night at the Washington Press Club. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Daily Show Wins Peabody
E! reports: And so it has come to pass that Jon Stewart is an institution. Like Tupperware. 

The comic's Daily Show and a documentary on plastic food containers were among the announced winners Thursday of the prestigious Peabody Awards for electronic media. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Apprentice Reject Shocked
AP reports: Although he has chewed tobacco during tasks and thrown tantrums at teammates, young millionaire Chris Shelton was spared by Donald Trump on the latest episode of NBC's "The Apprentice." 

Gym franchise owner/cabaret singer Angie McKnight was fired. 

"I think he was ready to see me go," McKnight told The Associated Press Friday. "Two episodes before, both Carolyn and George told him to keep me because I had what it takes. I think that rubbed Mr. Trump the wrong way." [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Denzel & Spike Show
Reuters reports: Oscar winner Denzel Washington is set star in the upcoming hostage drama "Inside Man," which Spike Lee is directing for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. 

Clive Owen is in negotiations to join the movie, which Imagine's Brian Grazer is producing. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Sony Buys MGM
AP reports: The sale of venerable film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to a consortium led by Sony Corp. of America was completed Friday, marking the end of MGM as an independent player in the entertainment industry. [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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Pitt Rumor Hotline
Pugbus reports: Brad Pitt has come out swinging in an effort to put an end to rumors about his relationship with Angelina Jolie. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. (EDST) on Monday April 11, concerned Pitt fans will be able to dial 1-900-NOT-TRUE to hear Pitt deny in his own voice the latest rumors being printed about him and Angelina Jolie in the false tabloids. 

“At 49 cents a minute billed automatically to the telephone number from which a call is made, this service represents a great bargain for Brad Pitt fans everywhere,” said Pitt’s publicist, Cindy Guagenti. “It’s one thing for fans to read Brad’s latest denouncement of false tabloids like US Weekly but quite another for them to hear the note of wry condescension and disdain in his voice as he refers to US Weekly’s editor, Janice Min, as a “two-bit rumor-mongering whore.” [see full story for more]- Click Here for the Full Story 

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