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Sailing the friendly seas with Disney has gone coach. The Mouse has drastically cut the budget for Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides — the long-awaited fourth film in the studio’s blockbuster Pirates franchise. In a recent chat with The Los Angeles Times, producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that Disney chairman Rich Ross wants [...] Continue reading Disney Slashes Budget For “Pirates Of The Caribbean 4″

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – A new book of record covers shows how musicians forged an identity and communicated with fans, using an art form that has sometimes endured longer than the music between the covers. “The Art of the LP: Classic Album Covers 1955-1995,” by Ben Wardle and Johnny Morgan, which will be published in the United States and Britain … Continue reading Book Talk: Sex, drugs and classic record covers

Award-winning jazz musician Hugh Masekela and other South African artists will join the World Cup kick-off concert, after local musicians complained they were sidelined, FIFA said Tuesday. “As South Africans we are proud to be hosting the first ever World Cup on African soil,” said Hugh Masekela in a statement. “I am very humbled and flattered to be part of … Continue reading FIFA adds S.African artists to World Cup concert

Funny guy Jimmy Fallon — one-third of NBC’s weekly late-nite lineup — will host the 62nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 29, The Peacock Network announced on Tuesday.It will be the first time Fallon has hosted the ceremony — but he has plenty of experience with live TV from his days as a series [...] Continue reading Jimmy Fallon Primetime Emmy Awards 2010 Host

Some of soccer’s biggest stars are stripping for VF! In honor of next month’s soccer World Cup Soccer Championship in South Africa, Vanity Fair Magazine has commissioned shutterbug Annie Leibovitz to snap a full spread on the upcoming World Cup star players wearing their country’s flags — and very little else. Here’s the cover with [...] Continue reading World Cup Soccer Stars Vanity Fair June 2010