NEW YORK (CBS) The "Sex and The City 2" franchise remains in fashion, based on Thursday's box office receipts. Opening day for the sequel wooed an estimated $14.2 million from a predominately female fan base, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The New Line film is expected to top $60 million through Memorial Day on Monday.
"Sex and the City 2" and its four well-dressed leading ladies, on a jaunt to Abu Dhabi, will face off against Jake Gyllenhaal as an action hero in "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time."Pictures: "Sex and the City 2"
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By CBS News' Karina Mitchell
NEW YORK (CBS) Two years after the first "Sex and the City" made a $400 million killing at the global box office, the sequel has been rolled out.
Ladies everywhere are getting ready to step into high gear, pulling out their most fashiona ensemble, and donning those sky-high stilettos to make a night of hanging with their favorite foursome.
The fact that "Sex and the City" has as its base these salivating fans who just can't get enough of the women and their clothes is probably a good thing. They are the only ones with stamina to get through this weary two-and-a-half- hour production.Continue »
Multiple sources confirmed to E! Online that Huntington-Whiteley will be playing Shia LaBeouf's love interest in "Transformers 3."
"She's accepted the offer, and I think they're just waiting for her to get her work visa since she's British," says a source close to the production.Continue »
(CBS) What's behind rapper 50 Cents' shocking weight loss?
According to the website ThisIs50.com, the 34-year-old musician-turned-movie-star lost more than 50 pounds, dropping from 214 to 160, to portray a cancer patient in the movie "Things Fall Apart."Pictures: Stars' Dramatic Makeovers Continue »
This was written by CBSNews.com's KEN LOMBARDI
While many aging actors have trouble landing star roles in new projects, Michael Douglas has managed to stay on top in a career spanning at least four decades.
That's due in no small part to his willingness to tackle age-appropriate performances.
While in his 40s, Douglas was no stranger to roles depicting high-powered middle-aged men at the top of their games. Consider his turn as a Manhattan attorney who opts out of an extra-marital affair with the obsessed Glenn Close in 1987's hit thriller, "Fatal Attraction."Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS) Summer is almost here, and that means it's time for more "Sex."
"Sex and the City 2," the sequel to the 2008 film that picked up where the HBO series left off, premiered Monday night at New York's Radio City Music Hall.
The film's four leading ladies - actresses Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon - all walked the premiere's light blue carpet, along with co-stars Chris Noth, Jason Lewis, Mario Cantone and Liza Minnelli, who makes a cameo in the film.
By Neil Sean, London Contributor
LONDON (CBS) "Twilight" heartthrob Robert Pattinson, arguably the king of the box office these days, may soon be coming to Broadway.
The 24-year-old British actor, currently filming "Water for Elephants" with Reese Witherspoon, has told his reps that "stage work is something that I want to do as soon as I get a window .. it's what I trained to do and what I really miss."
But lest you think he is considering a West End opening night, the actor added, "I am open to any offers play-wise for here or Broadway".Continue »
By Karina Mitchell
NEW YORK (CBS) Shrek, the gentle giant everyone can't help but love, returns to the big screen this weekend for one final hurrah.
Together with his familiar complement of companions -- Fiona (Cameron Diaz), Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas)-- Shrek (Mike Myers) embarks on one final adventure in Dreamworks fourth installment of this mega-successful franchise. But expect to see more of these familiar characters than you have ever seen before - the closing chapter in their story is presented in 3-D.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS) When you are walking one of the glitziest red carpets at an A-list event like the Cannes Film Film Festival, it might be wise to have a friend - or preferably, a stylist -- view your gown from all angles.
This ruffled white gown may have looked lovely from the front, but as an AP photographer has shown, the view from the rear left something to be desired.
Who was the fashion-challenged star?Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS) Actress Katherine Heigl tells Harper's Bazaar that her daughter Naleigh, adopted from Korea last September, won't be wearing a bikini because of scars from open-heart surgery, needed to repair her congenital heart problem.
Married to singer Josh Kelley, the 31-year-old actress opens up to Harper's Bazaar in its June issue and talks about motherhood, adoption and balancing her burgeoning film career.
"Her heart is 100 percent fine now," Heigl said. "She has a scar, so she won't be wearing bikinis, which is fine by us."Continue »
Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that Fox's option was not picked up for part three in the blockbuster series. The studio, which released the first two movies about shape-shifting machines doing battle, declined to give further details or say who would replace the 24-year-old actress.
Fox's people confirmed she wouldn't be starring in the film, and said that it was the actress' decision to leave the series.
"Megan Fox will not be starring in 'Transformers 3,'" reps for the actress told People magazine Wednesday. "It was her decision not to return. She wishes the franchise the best."
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