Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images(LONDON) — Will Penelope Cruz follow in the footsteps of her husband, Javier Bardem, and star in a James Bond movie opposite Daniel Craig?

Britain’s The Sun reports Cruz is a candidate to play the new Bond girl, citing a leaked document from the movie’s studio, Sony.

The newspaper’s source says, “Bond bosses have been chasing her since Daniel became 007 in 2006. But schedules and her pregnancies meant it never materialized. At this stage no one at Sony will confirm it.”

Bardem played the villain in the most recent Bond film, 2012′s Skyfall. 12 Years a Slave actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is rumored to be in the running to play the bad guy in the next 007 flick, which is scheduled to open in November of 2015. Craig will return as Bond.

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ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) — Brad Pitt may play legendary former U.S. Army general Gen. Stanley McChrystal in a movie based on the late Michael Hastings book The Operators, according to Deadline.

McChrystal was once the commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, who was forced out after he was critical of members of the Obama administration’s handling of the war there in a Rolling Stone article Hastings wrote. Incidentally, Hastings was killed when his Mercedes exploded in Los Angeles in June of 2013.

Many of his friends and associates are convinced — as he was before his death — that Hastings was being targeted for trying to expose CIA and National Security Agency spying on journalists and other Americans. Officially, his death was listed as an accident.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) — Pop singer Cody Simpson and pro partner Witney Carson were voted off ABC’s Dancing with the Stars Monday night during a show that featured the couples performing routines set to songs from hit Disney films. Disney is the parent company of ABC.

“This has been a very new experience — an amazing experience — and obviously it’s tough, but it is what it is,” Simpson said after learning his fate.

The evening also featured the first perfect score of the season: James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd earned perfect “10s” from all four judges.

Donny Osmond, who won season nine of Dancing with the Stars, joined Bruno Tonioli, Len Goodman and Carrie Ann Inaba at the judges’ table.

Each week, the couple with the lowest combined total of judges’ scores and viewer votes from the previous week’s performance is generally voted off. Since no one was voted off on the past two shows — Billy Dee Williams withdrew from the competition on April 1 and no one was eliminated during last Monday’s partner switch-up — those two weeks’ worth of judges’ scores and viewer votes were combined to determine Monday night’s elimination.

Here’s a rundown of Monday’s performances:

Drew Carey: The Price Is Right host and partner Cheryl Burke danced a quickstep to “Friend Like Me” from the film, Aladdin. After describing Carey’s routine as “zip-a-dee-doo-dah,” Goodman elaborated: “The performance had plenty of zip; the technique was very, very doo-dah, I’m afraid.” Osmond told Carey his arm movement needed more control, and Tonioli said Carey’s technique suffered. “The quickstep requires a very, very precise, clean delivery. You’ll do better next week,” he said. Inaba cautioned Carey about the “very strange face” he made when he lost focus. Carey earned four sevens for a total of 28 points out of a possible 40.

James Maslow: The actor and singer performed a contemporary routine to the hit song “Let It Go” from the film, Frozen. Tonioli called the routine a “contemporary blockbuster,” while Inaba said she cried throughout the entire performance: “What I saw here was absolute artistry…I did not expect this from you. Congratulations.” Goodman said the routine would “melt the coldest heart, even mine.” Osmond praised the choreography by Maslow’s pro partner, Peta Murgatroyd. “I was just blown away by the whole performance,” he said. Maslow earned four 10s for total of 40 points — the first perfect score of the season.

Charlie White: Despite a momentary dance floor fumble of his prop cane, the Olympian and pro partner Sharna Burgess’s rousing jazz routine, set to “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from the film Mary Poppins, earned praise from the judges. Osmond called it “an amazing performance,” and Tonioli agreed, but lamented that White dropped the cane: “What a shame, because it was almost perfect…do it again!” Inaba likened White to “a wave of happiness…except for the cane, fantastic. Stupendous,” she said, while Goodman also heaped praise, calling the routine “eye-popping, show-stopping and jaw-dropping.” He added: “I’m not bothered about the cane, no I’m not, because I thought you came out and just wowed this place.” White earned three nines — and a 10 from Goodman -– for a total of 37 points.

Danica McKellar: The former Wonder Years actress and her partner, Val Chmerkovskiy, performed a quickstep set to “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast. The performance included an animated cameo from the film’s character, Gaston, and earned McKellar raves from the judging panel. McKellar even got a hug from a beaming Inaba, who said watching the pair was like watching the film come to life. Tonioli called the routine a “delicious, tasty feast,” adding that McKellar’s improvement was “incredible.” Goodman pointed out some lost body contact, but added that the routine had control and flair, and he called McKellar “a fantastic dancer.” Pointing out that he played Gaston on the Broadway production of the show, Osmond said “both you guys knocked it out of the park. I loved it.” McKellar earned three 10s and a nine, for a total of 39 points.

Amy Purdy: The paralympian snowboarder had expressed frustration about whether she could maintain the smooth technique of the waltz with her prosthetic legs, but her airy performance — set to “So This is Love” from the film, Cinderella — earned her a standing ovation from the ballroom audience. Inaba acknowledged that Purdy couldn’t create the rise and fall required by the style of dance, but said that, due to Purdy’s unique circumstance, she couldn’t deduct a point. Goodman said he would have liked more hold, but said the routine was beautiful. Osmond said Purdy was an inspiration and called her “a serious contender in this competition,” while Tonioli told Purdy he loved the performance. Purdy teared up when the judges revealed she and partner Derek Hough had earned three nines and a 10 for a total of 37.

Cody Simpson:
The pop singer’s samba to “I Can’t Wait to Be King” from The Lion King brought mixed reviews from the judges. Osmond said it didn’t seem as though Simpson was enjoying himself. Goodman said he liked the energy and “party feeling” of the samba, but said Simpson needed to work on his technique a bit. Tonioli said Simpson had “incredible energy, incredible timing,” but added that he could have done a bit more samba bounce, while Inaba said she “felt the power of Cody” Monday night. Simpson and partner Witney Carson earned two eights and two nines for a total of 34 points.

NeNe Leakes: Despite experiencing some rehearsal tension stemming from last week’s partner switch, the reality TV star and pro partner Tony Dovolani danced a foxtrot to music from the film, 101 Dalmatians. Osmond said Leakes “owned” the dance floor, while Tonioli said she played the evil Cruella De Vil perfectly. “It was incorporated so well into the choreography and it suited your personality,” he said. Added Inaba: “Cruella De Vil ain’t got nothing on you.” Goodman, referring to the tension between Leakes and Dovolani, said, “Sometimes you think you want a divorce then you realize the folly of your ways and I tell you, you two are a match made in dance heaven.” A visibly emotional Leakes earned four nines, for a total of 36 points.

Meryl Davis: The Olympic ice dancer and partner Maks Chmerkovskiy performed a comedic samba routine set to music from The Jungle Book. Inaba said the two dancers had a special partnership, adding that Davis’s technique was “just fabulous.” Goodman said the routine was “great entertainment and terrific,” while Osmond said it was “thoroughly entertaining.” Tonioli agreed, calling it “a wonderful, wonderful dance.” Davis earned four nines for a total of 36 points.

Candace Cameron Bure: Dancing a samba set to “Under the Sea” from the film, The Little Mermaid, Bure and partner Mark Ballas earned praise from all four judges. Goodman said the routine had fun and joy, while Osmond said Bure had promise. Tonioli said Bure had heeded the judges’ previous advice. “I really like what I saw…,” he said. Inaba said Bure was one of her “favorite movers on this season,” but noted that every once in a while the actress experiences an attack of nerves that affects her performance. Bure earned three nines and an eight for a total of 35 points.

Here a rundown of the judges’ scores:

  • James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd: 40/40
  • Danica McKellar and Valentin Chmerkovskiy: 39/40
  • Amy Purdy and Derek Hough: 37/40
  • Charlie White and Sharna Burgess: 37/40
  • NeNe Leakes and Tony Dovolani: 36/40
  • Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy: 36/40
  • Candace Cameron Bure and Mark Ballas: 35/40
  • Cody Simpson and Witney Carson: 34/40
  • Drew Carey and Cheryl Burke: 28/40

Dancing with the Stars returns next Monday at 8 p.m. Eastern time on ABC.

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images for MTV(NEW YORK) — The soon-to-be Jersey Shore mother is not happy about her pregnancy!

Snooki & JWoww star Jenni Farley, known more commonly as JWoww, is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with fiancé Roger Mathews in July. When Farley, 28, first announced her pregnancy, she said she found it “exciting,” but at the MTV Movie Awards on April 13 she told Us magazine her feelings have changed.

“She [co-star Snooki] loves being pregnant right now and I f—ing hate it,” JWoww told Us magazine. “I’m not a fan of pregnancy right now with my thighs touching and my boobs changing but I know it will be worth it and hopefully I get back to that really quickly.”

Even though pregnancy isn’t going as smooth as the reality star would’ve liked, she’s still been picking out baby names and enjoying the baby’s kicks, which she says her fiancé feels the most.

“It’s funny because Roger will lay his head on my stomach and she will just drop kick him right in the ear,” JWoww said. “It’s cute, he gets to feel it.”

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Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Christina Hendricks may portray a working mom on Mad Men, which returned Sunday night, but off screen the actress revealed she has no plans to expand her family with her husband, actor Geoffrey Arend.

“That’s where my motherly nature comes in — we got a puppy, and that’s my idea of starting a family,” she said in the May issue of Health magazine, which features her on the cover.

She continued, “People say, ‘Oh, that’s practice for parenting,’ but if it’s practice for anything it’s to be a mom to another puppy. We’ve decided that we are not really interested in having children.”

Still, the 38-year-old actress didn’t close the door completely on having kids.

“It seems like it’s expected that you’d want to have kids,” she said. “It’s just very normal for people to say, ‘Well, when you guys have kids…’ And then when I say, ‘Actually I don’t think we’re going to do that,’ people will say, ‘Oh, you say that now…’ It doesn’t bother me, though. And, you know, there’s a small chance I could change my mind.”

AMC’s Mad Men airs Sunday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Albert L. Ortega/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Growing Pains star Jeremy Miller was like many actors who hit it big at a young age and succumbed to the temptations of alcohol and underage partying.

“I’m glad I did not own a gun, because I hated myself so thoroughly that I would have done something very stupid,” Miller told Entertainment Tonight about thoughts of suicide when things got really bad.

Growing Pains ran from 1985 to 1992. with Miller taking center stage as Ben Seaver, one of the main stars.

Miller told ET he started drinking at just 4 years old.

“My grandparents actually tell a story about how at 4 years old I would run around after their parties and clean up everybody’s beers,” he said, motioning that he would drink them.

ET said after the show ended in the early 1990s, Miller, 37, started to drink heavily. He described his worst days.

“I’d rush immediately to the liquor store,” he said. “By noon, I’d be working on a pint of whatever I decided to buy – bourbon, vodka. By the evening, I’d be working on another pint.”

He admitted he would black out.

“My boys were afraid of me,” he said of his three sons.

Now, Miller claims a new treatment, Naltrexone, changed his life, and he’s working as a patient advocate at the Start Fresh Recovery clinic in Santa Ana, Calif.

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20th Century Fox/WETA(NEW YORK) — James Cameron revealed during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Saturday that the scripts for his three Avatar sequels “should be finished…within the next, I would say, six weeks.”

He also told fans that all three films will “go into production simultaneously.”

The first Avatar sequel will debut in December of 2016.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Kate Upton’s chest has helped make her an international star, but the swimsuit model told The Sun she wishes her breasts were smaller.

Upton told the British tabloid, “I wish I had smaller boobs every day of my life as I would love to wear spaghetti tops braless or go for the smallest bikini designs,” adding, “Every single day I’m like, ‘Oh man, it would be so much easier’, especially if people didn’t constantly bring them up.”

The 21-year-old supermodel added wistfully, “If I could just take them off like they were clip-ons…”

However, Upton seems to backtrack in the same interview and is quick to point out that she’s comfortable in her own skin. “I love my boobs and I’m proud of my size. That’s an important message to young girls — love who you are,” she added.

She continued, “It’s so easy to feel negative about yourself and it is totally self-destructive. If you can only love and accept who you are you will be a lot happier.”

Upton thinks Cameron Diaz, her co-star in the upcoming movie, The Other Woman, has the perfect figure.

The Other Woman, also co-stars Leslie Mann and Nicki Minaj. It hits movie theaters April 25.

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SyFy/The Asylum(NEW YORK) — Sharknado 2 is the latest film to be swept up in the crowdsourcing craze.

The producers of the Syfy channel film have launched an IndieGoGo campaign in an attempt to raise $50,000. With that money, they would shoot an extra scene that will be included in Sharknado 2: The Second One.

The campaign site says the scene “will involve chainsaws.”

The more you donate to the cause, the more goodies you’ll receive. For $25,000, you’ll receive an associate producer credit, plus a VIP trip to the film’s premiere.

Sharknado 2: The Second One, starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Mark McGrath, Kelly Osbourne, Judah Friedlander and many more, premieres July 30.

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HBO(NEW YORK) — The new season of Game of Thrones is only into its second episode, and already, a major character has been killed off.

Evil teen King Joffrey, the character that most Game of Thrones fans absolutely love to hate, died on his wedding day, poisoned by an unknown assailant. His uncle, Tyrion Lannister, is being blamed for his death, though it’s not clear who actually perpetrated the crime — unless you’ve read the books, of course. Here’s how it all went down:

King Joffrey and his betrothed, Margaery Tyrell, were married in an elaborate ceremony. Afterwards, during the wedding feast, the king, new queen and all the wedding guests were enjoying a variety of entertainments staged for their amusement. One of those amusements was a show involving dwarves, who all pretended to be the various kings fighting over the Iron Throne.

Joffrey’s uncle Tyrion, a dwarf himself, was understandably not amused by this display, and was further infuriated when Joffrey tried to make him get up and take part in the buffoonery. Instead, Tyrion subtly insulted Joffrey’s lack of skill on the battlefield; Joffrey then reacted by pouring a cup of wine over his uncle’s head, in full view of everyone.

Joffrey then commanded Tyrion to be his cupbearer, and bring him a new goblet of wine. When Tyrion tried to hand him the cup, Joffrey commanded him to kneel, but Queen Margaery saved Tyrion from the embarrassment by calling everyone’s attention to an enormous pie that was being brought out for the guests. At that point, Tyrion’s wife, Sansa Stark, who despises Joffrey, and was upset at the dwarves’ display because it insulted her late brother Robb Stark, asked her husband if they could leave. But Joffrey wouldn’t let them, and commanded Tyrion to bring him a cup of wine to wash down the pie. When he did, Joffrey drank it, but then began choking.

Joffrey stumbled down from the dias, retching and gasping, while his mother, Cersei, and his uncle Jaime Lannister — who is secretly also his father — rushed to his side. But there was no helping him: Joffrey died a horrible death, his face turning purple and blood streaming from his nose. As Tyrion went to pick up the cup to examine it for poison, Cersei immediately accused him of being the one who poisoned her son, and commanded the guards to seize him.

Meanwhile, Dontos, the King’s fool, appeared at Sansa’s side and told her, “If you want to live, come with me.” He then whisked her away from the wedding.

Who will inherit the Iron Throne of Westeros, now that Joffrey is dead? What will happen to Tyrion? Where is Dontos taking Sansa? You’ll have to tune in next week to find out.

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