Hollywood Headlines 8-8-17
Written by Rick Rizer on August 8, 2017
The cast of the “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2” have teamed up for a crazy new, 1980’s-themed video to promote the film’s upcoming DVD release. Titled “Guardians’ Inferno,” the cast dances in full ‘80s, silvery style and are led by none other than David Hasselhoff.
Netflix has made its first-ever acquisition, snapping up comic book publisher Millarworld. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Netflix apparently plans to use Millarworld’s 18 separate character worlds, to create films, TV shows, and children’s series.
Amber Heard and Elon Musk have called it quits. While their breakup was not as high-profile or devastating to fans as Anna Farris and Chris Pratt’s split (they were married for eight years and share a son), it was still surprising. Heard and Musk were linked last summer and have been spotted canoodling across the world since.
Haruo Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 “Godzilla,” helping to make the Japanese monster an iconic symbol of the nuclear era, has died. He was 88
Padma Lakshmi testified in federal court in Boston on Monday about threats members of Teamsters Union Local 25 reportedly made against her in 2014. The Teamsters were protesting the reality show she stars in, “Top Chef,” when they threatened her, she testified.
Two months after “Road Rules” star Danny Dias died, the Chief Medical Examiner in New York City has revealed that the cause was complications from substance abuse. Dias died on June 3rd at the age of 34.
Mama June’s family is growing again. The reality star’s 17-year-old daughter, Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon is pregnant. The news became public via a promo for the second season of “Mama June: From Not to Hot,” released on We TV’s website.
When “Roseanne’s” finale aired on ABC in 1997, John Goodman’s character Dan Conner was dead. In May, it was reported that the show was being picked up for an eight-episode reboot, causing many to ask if and how Goodman would be included. ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey told reporters Sunday that Goodman will in fact be in the series again