'Hunger Games' prequel book and film in the works
"The Hunger Games" author Suzanne Collins is working on a prequel to her beloved young adult, dystopian novels, Scholastic announced Monday. Lionsgate, the studio behind the Jennifer Lawrence-led franchise of films, is in talks to develop the book as a movie, an individual with knowledge also told TheWrap. Scholastic has acquired worldwide English rights to the novel Collins is writing, "Untitled Panem Novel," which is set for release on May 19,...TheWrap Movies
Guns N' Roses extend U.S. tour
Guns N’ Roses have extended the latest U.S. leg of their long-running reunion tour, adding eight new dates. The fall run of their “Not in This Lifetime” trek now launches September 25th in Charlotte, North Carolina and wraps with back-to-back shows in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 1st and 2nd. The expanded jaunt now includes gigs in Jacksonville, Florida; Wichita, Kansas; Lincoln, Nebraska; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Salt Lake City, Utah....Rolling Stone Music
Shania Twain headed to Vegas with new residency
Shania Twain is heading back to Las Vegas. The queen of country pop announced 23 performances Monday for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The shows start December 6. Tickets go on sale Friday. Twain's first Vegas residency ran from 2012 to 2014. She has the title of creative director for the new residency. She said she wants the audience to party alongside her each night.Associated Press Music
First look at Spielberg's 'West Side Story'
Disney division 20th Century Fox on Monday released a first look at Steven Spielberg's new film adaptation of the classic musical "West Side Story," with Ansel Elgort and newcomer Rachel Zegler front and center as star-crossed young lovers Tony and Maria. Spielberg just began production on the film from a script by Tony Kushner. The film, about rival street gangs in 1950s New York City, has been adapted for the screen from the original 1957...TheWrap Movies