HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARCH 15
Kellan Lutz, Twilight actor (33)
will.i.am, singer (43)
Eva Longoria, actress (43)
Mark Hoppus, Blink-182 musician (46)
Mark McGrath, Sugar Ray singer (50)
Bret Michaels, singer (55)
Fabio, famous hunk (59)
TOMB RAIDER (Action)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
WHO'S IN IT? Alicia Vikander, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins, Kristin Scott Thomas, Dominic West, Nick Frost
- Angelina Jolie starred in the first two Tomb Raider movies -- Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003).
- Alicia Vikander married actor Michael Fassbender on October 14th, 2017.
- The first Tomb Raider game was released in 1996.
LOVE, SIMON (Drama)
WHAT'S IT ABOUT? Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is leaked, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
WHO'S IN IT? Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Garner, Katherine Langford
- Based on the novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.
- It is the first major studio film to focus on a gay teenage romance.
- The budget was $17 million.
*American Idol - Benjamin Glaze, the 20-year-old American Idol contestant who revealed during his audition that he hadn’t yet experienced his first kiss, said he didn't appreciate judge Katy Perry surprising him with a peck on the lips. “I was a tad bit uncomfortable,” Glaze said. “I wanted to save it for my first relationship. I wanted it to be special.” The incident took place back in October but didn’t air until Sunday’s premiere.
*Despite TMZ saying it's been canceled, MTV is expanding its reboot of Total Request Live. The show will go on a "planned hiatus," but will return to afternoons on April 9th. To go along with the afternoon and late-night iterations, MTV plans to launch a morning version as well. (Variety)
*Jon Hamm has joined Natalie Portman in The Pale Blue Dot. According to Variety, the drama "follows a successful female astronaut who, after coming back home from a mission in space, starts to unravel when confronted by her seemingly perfect life." Production is expected to start this spring.
*Former football star Johnny Manziel has married his girlfriend Bre Tiesi. TMZ says the ceremony took place at a California courthouse.
With Nickelodeon announcing that it’s going to reboot the legendary Blue’s Clues show, wrestler John Cena is being considered as a potential host.
But no so fast. Steve Burns, who hosted the show from 1996-2002 and earned an Emmy for his role, wants in on the action.
Not only that, Burns wants to legitimately wrestle Cena for the right to host the show.
“I think if John Cena is serious about hosting Blue’s Clues, he and I should wrestle for it,” Burns said, via TMZ Sports. “I’m calling you out, Cena. Right now.”
Make this happen, STAT.
In fact, why don’t we have Cena and Burns wrestle live on Nickelodeon with Blue himself acting as the official? It’s something the world needs, people.
Maybe the loser can go and host a yet-to-be made reboot of Double Dare. Who wouldn’t be for that?