*Former American Idol Star Taylor Hicks was in the STL filming a new show called "State Plate", it's a show where they spotlight the famous food of each area. We hear they will start off on The Hill talking about Toasted Ravioli, he'll also spotlight Barbeque Pork Steaks followed by learning the secret to Pork and Bean AND Gooey Butter Cake and Waffle Cones. The episode airs on September 9th on INSP, it channel 564 on UVerse, ch 364 on Direct TV and Ch.259 on Dish
**Disney is unveiling it's plans for the new Star Wars Theme Park and Hotel, it won't be here until 2019, there will be a Millennium Falcon attraction ride, Star Wars battle attraction where you'll feel like you are in the middle of a battle between the Resistance & the First Order. There will be a Star Wars themed hotel where you'll feel like you are inside a Star Destroyer ship with every window having a view of space and wookies and Jedis will be walking around. There will be a space themed restaurant, a Tron Ride, Guardians of the Galaxy attraction and more!
*Amy Winehouse died 6 years ago today. Look back at our 2007 cover story on the singer
*Dan Aykroyd has threatened to sue a British couple for using a bottle for their hot sauce that he believes too closely resembles his Crystal Head Vodka. The Ghostbusters star has demanded that Bobby and Rose Powers stop using their Bloody Hell Hot Sauce bottles and destroy all their current stock. (Daily Mail)
*Ben Affleck denies rumors that he's done playing Batman. At Comic-Con he told Entertainment Weekly, “My status remains what it always is. I’ve done the two movies. I’ve always intended on doing a third if [Warner Brother's] wants to make it. Certainly, if the Bat phone rings, I will answer.”
*Catfish host Nev Schulman married his longtime girlfriend, Laura Perlongo, in his father's backyard in Long Island, New York Saturday. Their nine-month old daughter Cleo served as the flower girl.
*Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the cast of Ant-Man and the Wasp. She'll play Janet Van Dyne, mother of Evangeline Lilly’s character and wife of Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym. The Marvel flick hits theaters next year.
*Netflix has renewed Iron Fist for a second season.
Diana, Princess of Wales: Princes William and Harry are talking about their final phone call with their mother in 1997, just before she died in a car crash....They were kids and didn't want to spend time talking on the phone they said it was a very brief phone call because they both wanted to get back to playing... they said they still both feel bad about it because she died that night. It's a phone they describe as something they will regret forever.
Dunkirk: Christopher Nolan's World War II drama, featuring Harry Styles, topped the weekend box office with $50.5 million in ticket sales.
Jordan Spieth: He finished strong to win the British Open, his third major tournament, on Sunday.
Dwayne Johnson: The Rock has a surprise movie out Monday in which he stars with Siri, the talking iPhone assistant.
Game of Thrones: Author George RR Martin says the next book in the series will likely come out in 2018, and there may be another that year as well.
Jamaica: That country's soccer team will face the U.S. in the Gold Cup final after upsetting Mexico with a late goal.
#Brickyard400: Kasey Kahne won NASCAR's big race on Sunday.
BOX OFFICE REPORT
1. Dunkirk - $50.5 million2. Girls Trip - $30.4 million3. Spider-Man: Homecoming - $22 million4. War for the Planet of the Apes - $20.4 million5. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - $17 million
Director Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk won the weekend box office with $50.5 million. The World War 2 flick stars One Direction singer Harry Styles, Tom Hardy and Mark Rylance.
The comedy Girls Trip, starring Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith, opened in second with a better-than-expected $30.4 million.
Spider-Man: Homecoming dropped from second to third with $22 million. The web slinger has made $251.7 million in three weeks.
Last weekend's top movie, War for the Planet of the Apes, fell to fourth with $20.4 million.
And the weekend's other big release, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, bombed, crash-landing in fifth with $17 million. The space opera cost more than $200 million to make.
Jennifer Lopez, singer/actress/dancer (48)
Kristin Chenoweth, singer/actress (49)
Barry Bonds, baseball player (53)
Lynda Carter, TV's Wonder Woman (66)
Michael Richards, Seinfeld's Kramer (68)