Entertainment buzz: Facebook's top 10 moments of the week

It was a big week for "Star Wars" fans, with the official announcement of the cast for "Episode VII," and also a good week to be a Beyonce-Jay Z fan -- because the two said they're going on tour together.

There was also a must-watch lip-sync battle between Emma Stone and Jimmy Fallon on the "Tonight Show" and a major milestone for the movie "Mean Girls." So fetch!

Facebook has tallied the top 10 buzziest stories in entertainment this week, and all of those topics made the most-talked-about list. What had you talking? See what you missed in this exclusive list on CBSNews.com.

1. "Star Wars Episode VII" cast announced

After months of speculation and casting rumors, filmmakers announced a mix of new faces and returning favorites who will be starring in the new, much-talked-about "Star Wars" film. Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford will be back as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo, while newcomers like Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and Daisy Ridley will co-star in yet-to-be-disclosed roles. May the Force be with them.


2. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" star Bob Hoskins dies at 71

Hollywood stars and movie-lovers alike mourned the British actor, who died after a bout of pneumonia. Hoskins found fame playing detective Eddie Valiant in the 1988 live-action/animated classic "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" and also had roles in films like "Mona Lisa," "The Long Good Friday" and as Smee in "Hook." He retired from acting in 2012, after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Kevin Spacey was among the stars who paid tribute:


3. "Mean Girls" celebrates its 10th anniversary

Can you believe it's been a decade since "Mean Girls" was released? That means it's been 10 years of calling things fetch, wearing pink on Wednesdays and quoting the film endlessly. Do you have a favorite "Mean Girls" moment?


4. Beyonce and Jay Z announce summer concert tour

Call it The Mr. and Mrs. Carter Show -- Beyonce and Jay Z are hitting the road this summer for a husband-wife "On the Run" tour. Concerts kick off June 25 in Miami and continue through Aug. 5 in San Francisco. Will you be getting tickets?


5. Oprah Winfrey considers Clippers bid

After the NBA gave Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling a lifetime ban for racist comments he made in a recorded conversation, Commissioner Adam Silver said he would call on the owners to vote to force Sterling to sell the team. It didn't take long for a list of suitors to express interest -- including Oprah Winfrey, who's considering making a bid with media mogul David Geffen and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison to buy the team.


6. Jennifer Lawrence named FHM's sexiest woman in the world

A week after Lupita Nyong'o was named "Most Beautiful" person in the world by People magazine, Jennifer Lawrence landed at the top of FHM's list of the 100 sexiest women in the world. The mag cited her sparking a hair trend with her pixie cut, her roles in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "American Hustle" and her self-deprecating sense of humor as reasons for giving her the No. 1 spot.

Post by FHM.

7. Emma Stone's lip-sync battle with Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon has done these battles on the "Tonight Show" before (remember Paul Rudd's?) but this has got to be the best one yet. Emma Stone, promoting "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," brought her A game and completely killed it with "Hook" by Blues Traveler and DJ Khaled's "All I Do Is Win." All she does is win, indeed -- and all you need to do is watch it.


8. Willie Nelson awarded fifth-degree black belt on his 81st birthday

Don't mess with Willie Nelson -- the country music icon received his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday night in Austin, Texas, just before he turned 81 years old. He's been training for this for two decades. (And you thought all he did was sing and smoke pot.)


9. "Godzilla" movie buzz and new trailer

Buzz is continuing to build for "Godzilla" as the film's May 16 release date draws closer. Are you planning to see the monster's latest big-screen showing?

Here's a new trailer to check out in the meantime:


10. Rights battle over Grace Kelly biopic starring Nicole Kidman

A battle is brewing over "Grace of Monaco," even as the film is about to open at the glitzy Cannes Film Festival later this month.

Variety reports that Harvey Weinstein is considering dropping the U.S. distribution rights to the Olivier Dahan-directed biopic because he is still unsatisfied with the final version of the film. Weinstein reportedly wants the film to spend more time on Grace Kelly's days in Hollywood and to provide further context on the political situation in Monaco.


*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, April 27 -- 30, in the United States. Rankings are based on both frequency and momentum: the Facebook conversations that not only got a lot of buzz during the week, but also saw a notable increase compared with the previous week.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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