FEBRUARY 23, 2018

The 2,630th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame belongs to Mark Hamill. Star Wars creator George Lucas and co-star Harrison Ford will help emcee the ceremony on March 8.  Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez said, “Star Wars’ fans will be over the moon that hearing their idol Mark Hamill is going to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

 

J.J. Abrams has finished the script for Star Wars: Episode IX and the movie will start filming this summer. He began the script from scratch after replacing Colin Trevorrow as director and throwing out the previous script.  Episode IX comes to theaters December 20, 2019.

 

DOLLY PARTON’s Imagination Library is about to give away its 100 millionth book. Obviously, it’s a milestone so she’s going to donate it directly to the Library of Congress.  She’ll be doing it during a live ceremony from Washington D.C. next Tuesday . . . and you can watch it on Facebook Live.

 

Rachel McAdams is reportedly pregnant. A source who spotted the actress having dinner with her boyfriend, screenwriter Jamie Linden, in Atlanta on Feb. 13, says Rachel “looked to be at least seven months pregnant” with her first child.

 

Meghan Markle’s getting a taste of the dark side of life in the royal family. London’s Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism were called in to examine a piece of mail addressed to Meghan and her fiance, Prince Harry, at Kensington Palace that contained a suspicious white powder. The letter, which was received on Feb. 12 and sent to St. James’ Palace to be sorted before it was intercepted, also contained “a racist message.” A subsequent security scare proved unnecessary, as the powder turned out to be “harmless”. Police are reportedly still investigating the possibility that the letter was connected to a white powder-filled package that was sent on Feb. 13 to the office of Home Secretary Amber Rudd in Parliament.

 

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux’s different lifestyles — and long separations — played a role in the couple’s decision to end their marriage. “During his relationship with Jen, Justin’s life in N.Y.C. was always very different from his L.A. life”. “In N.Y.C., he acted more like a single guy. He went out with his single friends and sometimes would have very little contact with Jen for days”. Sources say the 46-year-old had a hard time fitting into Aniston’s luxurious but insulated L.A. world, while Aniston, 49, tried spending more time in New York City with him but found it miserable dealing with constant paparazzi.

 

 

Looks like Justin Bieber’s getting more than one new relative courtesy of his dad, Jeremy. On Wednesday, Feb. 21 — the day after Jeremy married Chelsey Rebelo in Jamaica — he shared a photo of his bikini clad lady sporting an obvious baby bump. “My beautiful wife and….,” he captioned the shot. Both Justin and his on-again girlfriend Selena Gomez attended the outdoor ceremony, which was spruced up with pink roses and other pink accents in honor of the happy couple’s baby-to-be. Sources close to Justin and Jeremy say Chelsey’s expecting a girl. Congrats!

 

 

Lisa Marie Presley has filed a lawsuit against the business manager who allegedly mismanaged her $100 million trust and left her with only $14,000. Barry Siegel is accused of squandering Lisa Marie’s wealth and increasing her credit card debt to over $500,000, according to legal documents filed on February 21. Presley, 50, also claims that Siegel sold 85 percent of her interest in Elvis Presley Enterprises so he could partner with a famous investor. When that failed, he allegedly began liquidating Lisa Marie’s assets in order to supplement the trust income. Siegel also allegedly bought a $9 million English home using Lisa Marie’s trust and defaulted on a $6.7 million payment, putting her entire estate at risk.

 

Kat Von D is married! The makeup mogul surprised us all when she and Prayers vocalist Leafar Seyer announced they tied the knot on Feb. 21 by sharing a post on Instagram of themselves wearing their matching wedding bands. “Today, I married my soul’s mate, my mind’s twin, my best friend.

 

 

Black Panther’s position at No. 1 won’t be threatened this weekend.

  • Annihilation (R)
  • Game Night (R)
  • Every Day (PG-13)

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