*Production has begun on Deadpool 2. Ryan Reynolds made the announcement on Instagram, posting a photo and writing, “The sun sets on day 1. Feels good to be back. This dog can hunt.”
*Report: Ryan Seacrest Is Close To Inking “American Idol” Deal-
TMZ says that Ryan Seacrest and ABC have met and are close to making his return to “American Idol” a reality.
Sources say the sticking point is a credit as Executive Producer. Apparently, Katy Perry demanded that credit and was told no, so ABC doesn’t want to ruffle her feathers by giving it to Ryan.
As far as the other two judges, the tabloid says Lionel Richie is close to a deal and Nikki Sixx may be the final judge.
*Charlize Theron hit "Desperate Housewives" Teri Hatcher once!...ok so they were filming a fight scene for a movie called "Two Days in the Valley" from 1996. She said she had no concept of a set or really how to do a fake fight scene so she really punched her and Teri Hatcher was pretty bruised up. Back then Charlize wasn't a popular actor and she was broke so she sent Teri some cheap beer as an apology.
Donnie Wahlberg stopped in for a meal at a Waffle House in Edgewater, Maryland early Monday morning—and left the overnight staff a $500 tip.
• “There were two servers and a cook, and he left a $500 tip for the three of them to split,” “They took a picture together and he was apparently really awesome.”
*Miranda Kerr has turned over $8.1 million worth of jewelry to the U.S. Department of Justice that she received from Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho. The Australian supermodel's ex-boyfriend is accused of spending misappropriated Malaysian government funds on "properties, business ventures, yachts, parties, artwork, clothing, jewelry and other luxuries" in the U.S. (USA Today)
Hugh Jackman will star as Senator Gary Hart in the political drama The Frontrunner. Hart was the early favorite to win the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 until a sex scandal sunk him.
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 56.
AMC has renewed Better Call Saul for a fourth season.