NKOTBSB: Pop Superpowers Combine for Ultimate Boyband Tour
Two of the biggest selling boybands of all time recently announced that they are going on tour together: New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys. These bands have ‘The Right Stuff’ and I don’t know if I could as for ‘More Than That.” =P
Glee actor Chris Colfer is one of the honorees in this year’s list of Out Magazine's Out 100. Check out his fab photo accompanied by the reasons for his induction. Chris has given viewers so much of himself through the character of Kurt Hummel.
Chris Colfer - Actor
It’s hard to imagine Glee without Kurt Hummel, the hit show’s resident countertenor and fashion iconoclast. But until director Ryan Murphy met Chris Colfer, who was auditioning for the role of Artie at the time, the character didn’t exist. Now it’s 20-year-old Colfer, in his first professional role, who is responsible for much of the show’s heavy lifting, giving it heart when it veers too far into fluff or farce and infusing it with panache and absurdity when things run too dark and hopeless—often in the same episode. Though only a nominee at last year’s Emmys, a recent episode that follows Kurt confronting the possible death of his father and greater issues of faith suggests he’ll be bringing home his first big award the year he turns 21.
Joe Jonas adds to his acting resume with a visit to the famous 90210 zip code. In the episode, Joe will accompany Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes) to a magazine party after her manager Victor (Nestor Serrano) arranges the date to boost her image. Naturally, this can only mean more tension for Adrianna and the ever jealous Navid (Michael Steger).
Which piece of eye candy looks better on Adrianna’s arm, Joe Jonas or Navid?
Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice is showing how milk does a body good in her promo shot for the “Got Milk?" campaign.
Let’s hope Victoria doesn’t need to check into rehab like her Disney counter-part, Demi Lovato. It seems as though the young stars from the ‘House of Mouse’ are the ones that tend to be ‘troubled’ while the Nick stars usually end up squeaky clean. Uh-oh, better keep an eye on those Sprouse brothers and as for Miranda Cosgrove, she should be A-OK.
Brian Austin Green: New Desperate Housewives Handyman
Some pics of Brian Austin Green's appearance in the new season of Desperate Housewives have been released. His character gets caught between a diva battle involving Bree (Marcia Cross) and new Wisteria Lane vixen Renee Perry (Vanessa Williams).
This is bittersweet news as one of my favorite actors, Brett Claywell, was reportedly up for the handyman part, but eventually lost it to Brian. Of course, I would have preferred Brett in the part. Oh, what could have been.
Here’s who should have been “unclogging” and “nailing” things on Wisteria Lane:
Cronin’s manager Melissa Holland confirmed his death in a statement on the singer’s Facebook page. “On behalf of the Cronin family and all at the Hope Foundation and [his record label] Orange Freeze, thank you so much for your kind words and thoughts. Continue to post them as a tribute to a great man, a better artist and the best friend I could ever have.”
Fellow boy-bander Lance Bass of ‘NSYNC tweeted about Cronin’s death, typing, “Sad sad day that Rich Cronin died- was a amazing guy. : (“
Cronin, a native of Boston, shot to fame in the late ’90s as the frontman of LFO alongside bandmembers Brad Fischetti and Devin Lima, writing the breezy hit “Summer Girls,” which playfully name-checked Abercrombie & Fitch. Managed by onetime boy-band mogul Lou Pearlman, who also guided the early careers of ‘NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys, the trio released their eponymous album in the same year. The album also yielded the hit “Girl on TV,” which featured Cronin’s reported flame Jennifer Love Hewitt in the accompanying video. He also penned the group’s second album, Life Is Good, according to a biography on the singer’s MySpacepage.
However, Cronin later slammed Pearlman, accusing him of swindling the group out of millions of dollars and publishing rights and maintaining inappropriate relationships with other artists he managed. “I’ve had to go to therapy … he’s really a creepy guy,” Cronin said in 2009.
Cronin briefly bounced back from his health and professional issues as a castmember of the 2007 VH1 reality show “Mission: Man Band,” which featured former boy-band stars Chris Kirkpatrick from ‘NSYNC, Color Me Badd’s Bryan Abrams and 98 Degrees’ Jeff Timmons. The show, helmed by Grammy-winning producer Bryan-Michael Cox, followed the stars’ attempt to get back in the limelight as the boy-band supergroup Sureshot.
Cronin later released his first solo album, Billion Dollar Sound, in 2008, and LFO announced a reunion and tour in June 2009 before disbanding later the same year.
In January, Cronin appeared to be back doing what he loved and tweeted about working on new music.
"Hey guys I’m just in Boston writing in the studio," he wrote. “Hoping to make it all work!”
The upcoming film Resident Evil: Afterlife had its world premiere at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday (September 2).
The stars of the film were all on hand and they were all looking beautiful: Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller, Ali Larter, and Mika Nakashima were all on hand.
I am anticipating this film since I have enjoyed all the previous films and I am a huge fan of the stars. How can you go wrong having Wentworth Miller, Milla Jovovich, and Ali Larter all in the same film?
You can catch Resident Evil: Afterlife on Sepember 10.
The cast for Season 11 of Dancing with the Stars was revealed on Monday (August 30) and it is one of the strangest line-ups they’ve ever had. While the notion of several of the contestants being “Stars” is questionable and downright laughable, there are some interesting inclusions.
Fresh of his Comedy Roast on Comedy Central is David Hasselhoff. If you haven’t seen his roast, I recommend you watch it. It is some hilarious stuff. It should be interesting to see Brandy and to see if Jennifer Grey can still bring some “Dirty Dancing" to the dance floor.
I am most excited about comedienne Margaret Cho. I hope she can bring the moves along with the funny. I’ll be supporting her all the way!
The complete line-up:
Ladies: Brandy, Margaret Cho, Jennifer Grey, Florence Henderson, Bristol Palin, and Audrina Patridge
Gentlemen: Michael Bolton, Rick Fox, David Hasselhoff, Kyle Massey, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, and Kurt Warner
Stephen Moyer: From Bill Compton to Victor Von Doom?
Hollywood seems to be in love with the idea of superhero movie reboots. The next movie getting a make-over is Marvel's Fantastic Four.
Apparently, Stephen Moyer who plays Bill Compton on HBO’s True Blood, is being considered for the role of the nefarious Doctor Doom. The character of Doom was last seen in 2007’s Fantastic Four film, Rise of the Silver Surfer, played by Nip/Tuck actor Julian McMahon.
The idea of Moyer playing doom is intriguing. As much as I like Julian McMahon, he did not have the gravitas in voice and body to portray a character like Victor Von Doom. I believe Moyer can pull it off. Here’s hoping he gets the role.
The 2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place on Saturday (August 21) at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
The ceremony presents all the categories not seen in the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony about a week later (August 29). That doesn’t stop the celebs from getting all glammed up, even if it is only for the Schmemmys, as comedienne Kathy Griffin likes to call them.
Here are some pics of some of our fave celebrities on the red carpet.
Kristin Chenoweth and Kathy Griffin: Cheniffin
Miranda Cosgrove: Is she auditioning for The Ring 3?
Jane Lynch: Ditching the Sue Sylvester tracksuit
Mia Michaels: Ursula from The Little Mermaid has arrived and is on land!
Mary Lynn Rajskub: From ‘24’ tech geek to sheik!
Ryan Seacrest: Kathy Griffin’s mortal enemy!
Seth Green and Clare Grant: Seth is the perfect size to fit in her clutch.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka: Conjoined Cuteness