3-D Titanic makes $2 billion
James Cameron’s Titanic 3D has resulted in the film reaching above $2 billion in ticket sales.
The only other film that has grossed more overall than Titanic was yet another James Cameron film; 2009’s “Avatar,” which made $2.8 billion.
The original film, which was released in 1997, earned $1.84 billion at that time.
This weekend the film brought in roughly $100 million.
New animated series premieres on Hulu
Hulu will be airing a new animated series, “The Awesomes,” created by “Saturday Night Live’s” Seth Meyers.
The show will be based off of Meyer’s experiences on “Saturday Night Live.”
Meyers previewed the show at Hulu’s upfront Thursday.
“The Awesomes” is set to debut sometime next year.
Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees in a coma
Robin Gibb, 62, and former Bee Gee member is in a coma after contracting pneumonia, Gibb’s website stated Saturday.
Gibb was in the hospital last year for a stomach and colon complication that is widely believed to have been cancer. Gibb claimed his medical condition was a growth, which was removed.
Tom Petty’s stolen guitars returned
Daryl Emmette Washington, of Los Angeles was arrested Thursday for stealing several of Tom Petty’s guitars from a soundstage.
Washington worked a security guard at The Culver Studios Lot, where Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers had been rehearsing for their upcoming tour.
The guitars collectively were estimated to be worth about $100,000.
Dick Clark dies at the age of 82
Dick Clark, known as the “world’s oldest teenager” died Wednesday at the age of 82.
Many people know him for his Dick Clark’s “New Years Rockin’ Eve,” but he is known for much more than just that.
He owned Dick Clark Productions which produced movies, game shows and beauty contests.
In the 1980s, Clark had television programs airing on all three networks. He was also listed as one of Forbes’ 400 wealthiest Americans.