The Hollywood Reportersays Rooney Mara had taken the lead in a film adaption of Colm Toibin's bestselling novel, Brooklyn. Rooney will play Ellis Lacey, an Irish immigrant, in the romantic drama set in 1950s. Ellis is torn between her family in Ireland and an American she falls in love with in New York City. Nick Horny has been selected as the screenwriter. Rooney is the only star attached to the project so far according to the IMDB page.
Pixar characters are coming to Disney California Adventure Park this summer. The Pixar pals will be putting on a Pixar Play Parade. The parade will include characters from Toy Story, Cars, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc. and other Pixar films. Take a look:
Chloe Moretz and Blake Lively really get to show off their acting chops in the film adaptation of Andrea Portes' novel, Hick. Chloe plays a precocious teen named Luli who leaves behind her abusive parents. She decides to hitch hike west. She meets a colorful cast of characters on the way including Eddie (Eddie Redmayne), and young man who falls for Luli and has anger issues and Glenda (Blake Lively), a coke addict on the run from her past. Take a look:
Lego Minifigures Series 7 comes out in May, 2012. The collection includes the following minifigures: Aztec Warrior, Bagpiper, Bride, Bunny Suit Guy, Daredevil, Evil Knight, Computer Programmer, Hippie, Ocean King, Grandma Visitor, Rocker Girl, Galaxy Patrol, Swimming Champion, Jungle Boy, Tennis Ace and Viking Woman. The awesome looking Aztec Warrior minifigure is pictured below. You can find out more about series 7 here.
It's about time. The first trailer for Judd Apataow's This is 40 has been released and it looks really funny. Billed as a sort of sequel to Knocked Off the film focuses on a married couple (Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann) who are turning 40. The wife decides they must do better at everything, so they start exercising, eating right and trying to convince their children to give up electronics. Annie Mumolo, Jason Segel and Melissa McCarthy also star. Take a look:
Singer Demi Lovato brought food for her loyals fans at a show in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Demi says, "My Sao Paulo fans waited outside my show forever...so I got them these pizzas!!! Love you guys!!!"
Demi will be touring in the U.S. this summer. She will be touring with special guests Hot Chelle Rae and Owl City. The tour beings June 12th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, Calif. You can see the complete list of dates on demilovato.com.
Olivia Palermo has been named the face of the new Rochas fragrance, Les Cascades de Rochas - Eclats d'Agrumes. It is a citrus fragrance with notes including mandarin, bergamot, pineapple, mango, musk, white flowers and Sichuan pepper. Graziareports that part of the inspiration for the fragrance is a Parisian fountain, which is seen in the ad campaign.
Here is Snooki modeling a new pair of sunglasses from he rupcoming summer collection. Snooki shared the photo on Twitter. If the new collection sells like her first collection it won't last long. MTV Style reports that Snooki's debut collection sold out in one day. The release date for Snooki's new sunglasses collection has not yet been announced.
Shoe designer Christian Louboutin will be creating a version of Cinderella's glass slipper. The slipper will honor the upcoming release of Walt Disney's Cinderella on Blu-ray this fall. WWDsays Louboutin's version of the shoe will be revealed this summer.