Pictured: Abbie Cornish, Aimee Garcia, Charlotte Ross, Olivia Munn, Rebecca Da Costa
The Los Angeles premiere of Columbia Pictures RoboCop at TCL Chinese Theatre. Based on the 1987 film by the same name, the reboot stars Joel Kinnaman as Alex Murphy (aka RoboCop) along with Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, and Abbie Cornish. Already in theaters internationally, the film opens in US theaters on February 12th. You can read an entire plot spoiler at Wikipedia or visit RoboCop for information, including showtimes.
Pictured: Alice Braga, Charlotte Ross, Emily Osment, Leven Rambin, Sofia Sisniega
The Elysium Los Angeles premiere was held at The Regency Village Theatre in Westwood. The upcoming science fiction action film stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster along with Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, and Diego Luna. Look for it in theaters on August 9th. For more information including showtimes and tickets, visit Elysium at Sony Pictures.
After an industrial accident leaves him with a cancer virus, 36-year-old factory-worker and ex-con Max DeCosta (Matt Damon) has only five days to get from Los Angeles to Elysium in order to be cured. Max straps into a powerful exoskeleton and attempts to kidnap a rich businessman (William Fichtner) in order to steal his identity and hijack his way into Elysium. This pits him against Elysium’s Secretary of Defense Delacourt (Jodie Foster) and her violent secret police forces, led by Agent Kruger (Sharlto Copley). [Wiki]
Olympus Has Fallen is the upcoming action-thriller film starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, and Angela Bassett. In addition Ashley Judd stars as Margaret Asher, the First Lady of the United States. Look for the film in theaters on March 22nd. For more info, visit the Olympus Has Fallen official website.
Former Special Forces operator Mike Banning (Butler) is now a Secret Service agent assigned to Presidential Detail. After a tragic accident, he is demoted and assigned to desk duty. When the White House (Secret Service Code: “Olympus”) is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President (Eckhart) is held hostage, Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning’s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President, and avert an even bigger disaster. [Wiki]
Julianne Hough appeared with co-star Josh Duhamel to do some promo work for their upcoming romantic thriller Safe Haven. Last night’s premiere took place at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Julianne stars as Katie Feldman while Josh stars as Alex Wheatley. Keep up with the latest news on the Safe Haven Facebook page. Look for the film in theaters on February 14th.
The arrival of a mysterious young woman named Katie in the small American town of Southport, North Carolina, raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet unassuming, Katie is determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into reluctant relationships. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community. But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts her. Eventually, though, Katie realizes that a choice must be made between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards, and that in the darkest hour, love is the only true safe haven. [Source]
VH1 Divas 2012 was held at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Hosted by Adam Lambert, the event honored Whitney Houston and Donna Summer with performances by Kelly Clarkson, Ciara, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Rowland, Jordin Sparks, Natasha Bedingfield, Ledisi, Keri Hilson, Melanie Fiona and Demi Lovato. Pitbull wrapped up the show with a performance of “Don’t Stop the Party”. For more info, visit the 2012 VH1 Divas website.
Pictured: Ashley Benson, Cassie Scerbo, Charlotte Ross, Kelly Monaco, Shenae Grimes
So the Get Festive with Frankie B. and Kitson held at Kitson in West Hollywood didn’t raise money, it didn’t benefit an organization but rather was just a party with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a manicure booth put on by Daniella Clarke, found of Frankie B. Anyways, without a true purpose, the event drew some notable attendees and gives us a reason to plug Frankie B. at Kitson, $352 skinny jeans, perhaps? On to the poll…
Pictured: Charlotte Ross, Dawn Olivieri, Katee Sackhoff, Miranda Cosgrove, Taylor Spreitler
The CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute was held at The Shrine Auditorium. Billed as “Everyday People Changing The World”, this year’s CNN Hero of the Year is Pushpa Basnet who started a children’s center in Nepal. Last night also included performances by Ne-Yo and Phillip Phillips. Presenters included 50 Cent, Maria Bello, Adrien Brody, Viola Davis, Josh Duhamel, Jeff Gordon, Cullen Jones, Jane Lynch, Susan Sarandon, and Rainn Wilson. For more info, visit the CNN Heroes website. Catch the show’s airing on December 8th at 8pm ET on CNN.
Seven Psychopaths is the upcoming film starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken, Tom Waits, Abbie Cornish and Olga Kurylenko. After having premiered at TIFF last month, the film is set for wide-release on October 12th. For more info, visit the Seven Psychopaths official website.
Marty (Farrell) is a struggling writer who dreams of finishing his screenplay, “Seven Psychopaths”. Billy (Rockwell) is Marty’s best friend, an unemployed actor and part time dog thief, who wants to help Marty by any means necessary. All he needs is a little focus and inspiration.
Hans (Walken) is Billy’s partner in crime: a religious man with a violent past. Charlie (Harrelson) is the gangster whose beloved dog Billy and Hans have just stolen. Charlie is unpredictable and extremely violent and wouldn’t think twice about killing anyone or anything associated with the theft. Marty is going to get all the focus and inspiration he needs, just as long as he lives to tell the tale. [Wiki]