EXCLUSIVE : Global superstar Ricky Martin is to lead Apple TV + comedy series Mrs. American Pie, Deadline can reveal. The news comes with the Puerto Rican Livin’ La Vida Loca star in Cannes preparing to perform at the American Foundation for Aids Research gala alongside the likes of Christina Aguilera later this week. Martin will star in Mrs. American Pie as the male lead, Robert, and is the latest to be added to a cast list that includes Kristen Wiig and Alison Janney for the series that is exec produced by Dern. The move is a huge lead role for Martin, who was last seen playing Antonio D’Amico in Ryan Murphy’s critically-acclaimed FX drama The Assassination of Gianni Versace, part of the American Crime story anthology. He is understood to be seeking meatier roles as he develops his acting career and Mrs. American Pie is a perfect opportunity. The 10-parter is a period comedy piece based on the novel by Juliet McDaniel. Wiig leads as Maxine … [Read more...] about Ricky Martin To Lead Apple TV+ Period Comedy ‘Mrs. American Pie’ From Laura Dern & Abe Sylvia
In her recent tete-a-tete with a leading daily, actress Madhuri Dixit Nene boasted about her husband Shriram Madhav Nene and said that she wishes every woman gets blessed with a husband like hers. She told ETimes, "I wish everyone gets blessed with a husband like mine. It feels wonderful because the opportunity was always around me, but I never explored it. Because, I was so busy acting at that time and working in 2-3 projects at one time, it didn't give me any time to experiment. But, it has always been within." She further said that she used to sing on stage, in school and college. She went on to add that her mom is a classical singer, so she always had the atmosphere of music and dance at her home. "It has always been a part of my life but I never really explored it. I never challenged myself to do that. Because my husband encouraged me, he said just do it and I decided I would. I would never do anything half heartedly, I won't do anything for the heck of … [Read more...] about Madhuri Dixit Nene: I Wish Everyone Gets Blessed With A Husband Like Mine
Getty Sophia Bush definitely had a scary situation brewing at home ... because a woman who kept allegedly showing up at her place just got busted for stalking. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... a 36-year-old woman named Jhoseplyn Coreaarguello was arrested last week at the former 'One Tree Hill' star's Los Angeles area home, where cops say the woman kept coming by uninvited. She was leaving gifts and flowers addressed to Sophia. She also followed Bush to other locations. We're told Coreaarguello was showing up at various restaurants where Sophia was dining. What pushed things over the legal line ... sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Coreaarguello was sending "aggressive Instagram messages." We're told the Los Angeles City Attorney charged the woman with one count of misdemeanor stalking ... and she's facing up to one year in county jail if convicted. Gallery Launch Gallery Getty The woman is still in custody on $50,000 … [Read more...] about Sophia Bush Alleged Stalker Arrested
The FBI has joined the search for ex-NBA player Javaris Crittenton -- who is wanted for murder in the shooting death of a 22-year-old woman. The feds have announced they are working with police in Atlanta -- where Jullian Jones was shot and killed on August 19. Cops believe Crittenton was not aiming at Jones -- but rather someone else in the area who may have robbed the former basketball player back in April. It's unclear if officials have an idea where Javaris may be hiding out -- and the FBI is not releasing any further information. As TMZ previously reported, Crittenton -- a former member of the Washington Wizards -- was the other man in the Gilbert Arenas locker room gun incident back in 2009. … [Read more...] about FBI Joins the Hunt for Javaris Crittenton
Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton may have thought being charged with murder was the worst thing that could have happened to him this year ... until someone stole his $6,000 Gucci jacket. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Crittenton -- who's still out on bail for allegedly shooting a woman to death back in August -- was hanging out at Drai's nightclub in Hollywood last weekend ... when he decided to put his jacket down and didn't keep an eye on it. We're told Crittenton went to grab his jacket on his way out of the club around 1:00 AM ... when he discovered it was MISSING!! Crittenton -- who went MIA for a few days after he was charged with murder -- decided this time, he would seek out the police ...and reported the theft to the LAPD. We're told cops are investigating the alleged jacket heist. If Javaris replaces the jacket, he may want to get it in orange. … [Read more...] about Murder Suspect Javaris Crittenton — Someone Jacked My Jacket!
Former NBA star Javaris Crittenton was arrested outside Atlanta this morning -- after he allegedly shattered the speed limit in his black Porsche ... then refused to cooperate with police. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Javaris was pulled over for going over 60 in a 45 -- and when the cop wrote up the ticket ... Javaris refused to sign it, something you have to do to acknowledge receipt of the citation. As a result, we're told the officer asked Javaris to step out of the vehicle -- and Javaris refused again. We're told words were exchanged -- and after the officer reasoned with Javaris, the former NBA player agreed to step out of the car ... at which point he was placed under arrest for speeding and obstruction of an officer. He was subsequently transported to Clayton County jail, where he is currently being processed. Oh yeah, in case you forgot -- Javaris is also facing a MURDER TRIAL after he was charged with gunning down a 22-year-old Atlanta woman last … [Read more...] about Former NBA Star Javaris Crittenton — Arrested for Speeding
Cops in Atlanta have issued an official WANTED POSTER for former NBA player Javaris Crittenton -- who is suspected of murdering a 22-year-old woman in Atlanta earlier this month. Crittenton is considered "armed and dangerous" -- and cops promise anyone who can offer any information on his whereabouts will not have to testify in court. Cops are offering a cash reward for any information leading to his arrest -- but it's unclear how much money is up for grabs. Law enforcement officials believe the ex-Washington Wizards player recently purchased a one-way ticket to Los Angeles -- and may still be in town. … [Read more...] about Javaris Crittenton — The FBI Wanted Poster
Former Washington Wizards player Javaris Crittenton -- the other guy in the Gilbert Arenas gun incident -- has been charged with murdering a 22-year-old woman. Crittenton -- who has been bounced from the league -- is accused of shooting the mother of 3 on August 19 in Atlanta. Investigators don't believe she was the intended target. According to AJC.com, authorities believe Crittenton was gunning for someone who robbed him back in April. The victim was shot in the hip and died in surgery. You'll recall the famous incident in the Wizards locker room in 2009, when Arenas and Crirttenton pulled guns on each other. Crittenton pled guilty to gun possession and was placed on 1 year's probation. Crittenton is currently a fugitive and cops are looking for him. … [Read more...] about Former NBA Player Charged With Murder