Jake Owen Is Dating Someone New: Jake Owen has a girlfriend, and he sounds pretty happy about it. The “Barefoot and Bluejean Night” singer says they’ve been together for awhile. She’s an interior designer, and a Tennessee news site has identified her as Erica Hartlein. Some poking around on Facebook shows Hartlein has been a part of Owen’s life long enough to become friends with both of his parents. SEE THE COUPLE HERE
A King Kong live action television show is headed to the small-screen, and the show will feature a female lead.
MarVista Entertainment and IM Global Television will start working on King Kong Skull Island, set in the Kong Universe, Deadline reports. The show will be based on Merian C. Cooper’s King Kong and DeVito ArtWorks’ Skull Island. It will be written by Jonathan Penner and Stacy Title.
“Jonathan and Stacy have taken a world that has enraptured audiences in all its many forms over the years and given it a contemporary, female-focused spin,” MarVista CEO Fernando Szew said in a statement.
No release date or network has been announced!
University of Tennessee Adds Course on Dolly Parton: The University of Tennessee, in Dolly Parton’s native East Tennessee, is offering a new course covering the singer’s life and career.
The class – titled “Course-Work: Dolly’s America” – will focus on her over 40-year career
Following in the muddy pawprints of Ace Ventura Jr. and the animated 1990s TV show, another attempt to revive the Ace Ventura franchise without the involvement of Jim Carrey is underway. It’s very early days, but Morgan Creek Productions are definitely looking into it. They’re currently trying to sell a lot of their properties, but Continue reading
‘Avatar’ Sequel Release Dates Set: James Cameron and 20th Century Fox have set the release dates for the four “Avatar” sequels, starting on December 18th. 2020, for “Avatar 2.”
“Avatar 3” will open December 17th, 2021, followed by a three-year break before “Avatar 4″, set for December 20th, 2024. “Avatar 5” will then open onDecember 19th, 2025.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: Armie Hammer, who starred in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., says that a script for a sequel is being written by Lionel Wigram, who produced and cowrote the original. As of yet, however, there is no official confirmation that Warner Bros. is funding or developing a sequel. [Slashfilm]
Creature From the Black Lagoon: Based on his own idea, Will Beall (Gangster Squad, Aquaman) will write the script for a new version of Creature From the Black Lagoon. The 1954 original followed a group of scientists seeking to capture a prehistoric beast living in the Amazonian jungle. Continue reading