ROLL CALL: Michael Bay Not Apologizing For Armageddon; Director Clarifies Comments
Your Daily Dispatch of Celebrity Shenanigans
Proud Of His Asteroid Movie: Despite reports that Michael Bay is apologizing for 1998’s asteroid blockbuster “Armageddon,” the director has clarified his previously comments telling Access Hollywood at the premiere of “Pain & Gain” that the initial report of an apology for making the movie was “just BS.” “What I said specially was, if I could have a moment, a few more weeks to edit the third act, there were some things I wanted to change in the third act,” he told Access on Monday. “People twist words and they make stories and it’s just crap! ‘Armageddon’ is played so much on cable there is nothing to apologize for!” The Miami Herald reported that the director said, “I will apologize for ‘Armageddon,’ because we had to do the whole movie in 16 weeks… It was a massive undertaking. That was not fair to the movie. I would redo the entire third act if I could.”
New Music From Beyonce?: Is Beyonce working on a new album? According to Digital Spy, Gwyneth Paltrow claims to have heard new tracks from her pop star bestie. “I’ve heard a lot, lot, lot of many songs,” the actress reportedly said. “I don’t know which ones have ended up on the album, but I’ve heard a lot as it’s gone on.” And when might this music drop? “Yes, it’s coming,” she reportedly added. “She’s almost done but she’s got a lot on her plate.”
Kristen Stewart Reunited With Rupert Sanders? Or A Case Of Mistaken Identity?: “Twilight Saga” diehards might want to sit down and breathe deeply. Rumors are swirling about a reported reunion between Kristen Stewart and “Snow White and the Huntsman” director Rupert Sanders (See the photos in question!) But, according to Hollywood Life, the man who many thought was the director she cheated on Robert Pattinson with was simply just her driver. Everyone still breathing?
Stop, Mjolnir Time!: Ready for more Norse god action? Thor is back and the first trailer for “Thor: The Dark World” has been released. Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgard, Idris Elba, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins and more return for an epic romp across Thor’s home of Asgard. From the footage released, it looks as though Portman’s Jane Foster might be in a fight for her life! Will Thor save her? Will Loki betray Thor again? Find out on November 8, 2013!
-- Jesse Spero
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