Globes to honor Woody Allen’s career
LOS ANGELES — The organizers of the Golden Globe Awards say they will honor Woody Allen for his contributions to filmmaking.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said that Allen will receive the 2014 Cecil B. DeMille Award.
A tribute to the 77-year-old actor, writer and director will be included in the 71st annual Golden Globe ceremony set for Jan. 12. Morgan Freeman and Martin Scorsese are among the previous recipients.
‘Jurassic Park’ sequel titled ‘Jurassic World’
LOS ANGELES — The fourth installment of “Jurassic Park” has a name: “Jurassic World.”
Universal Pictures’ sequel will hatch in 3-D on June 12, 2015. The studio has already said “Safety Not Guaranteed” filmmaker Colin Trevorrow will direct the film and Steven Spielberg will be producer.
Spielberg directed the first two “Jurassic Park” films, while “Captain America” director Joe Johnston helmed the third installment.
Lovato signs book deal, including memoir
NEW YORK — Demi Lovato’s next stage will be on the page.
The singer and actress has agreed to a multibook deal with Feiwel and Friends. The publisher is an imprint of Macmillan.
The first book features tweets she had written about her life. It’s called “Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year” and comes out in November.
Lovato also plans a memoir. The 21-year-old superstar has openly struggled with drug addiction and other personal troubles, some of which she has described on Twitter.
Lovato will be seen this fall on several episodes of “Glee” and is in her second year as a mentor on “The X Factor.”
Costner donating items to benefit SD auction
DEADWOD, S.D. — Actor Kevin Costner has donated personal items and movie memorabilia to a charity auction that will benefit a Lakota interpreter at his Tatanka tourist attraction in South Dakota.
Costner’s childhood baseball and bat and movie memorabilia, including a baseball jacket from “Bull Durham” will be sold at the Saturday auction in Lead. Costner filmed much of his Academy Award-winning movie “Dances with Wolves” in South Dakota, and his Tatanka attraction near Deadwood tells the story of the North American bison.
Proceeds from the auction will help Phillip Red Bird Frame, who hopes to earn a college degree in sociology.
FILE - In this 1993 file image originally released by Universal Pictures, Sam Neill, portraying Dr. Alan Grant, runs from dinosaurs in a scene from "Jurassic Park." The fourth installment of "Jurassic Park" has a name: "Jurassic World." Universal Pictures announced on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, the film's new title and release date for the sequel to hatch in 3D on June 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, File)×
FILE - This Sept. 5, 2013 file photo released by Fox shows Demi Lovato at "The X Factor" Season 3 premiere in Los Angeles. Lovato has agreed to a multibook deal with Feiwel and Friends, the publisher announced Monday, Sept. 9. The first book, which features tweets she had written about her life, is called ìStaying Strong: 365 Days a Yearî and comes out in November. Lovato also plans a memoir, according to Feiwel, an imprint of Macmillan. Lovato will be seen this fall on several episodes of ìGleeî and is in her second year as a mentor on "The X Factor." (AP Photo/Fox, Frank Micelotta)×
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