While you were sleeping
More Trek Even before the May 8 premiere of JJ Abrams' Star Trek re-boot, there's a sequell in the works. Variety reports that Paramount has hired has hired Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof write the screenplay. "Story is still in the embryonic stage, but the trio are aiming to deliver their script to the Melrose studio by Christmas for what would likely be a summer 2011 release."
Rihanna reportedly not helping police Fox reports that, "Sources say Rihanna "wants the whole thing" to go away and isn’t helping the district attorney prepare his case against Brown for allegedly beating her to a pulp in the early hours of February 8th, the day the of the Grammy Awards. Apparently Rihanna is angry, they say, that pictures of her bruises were leaked to the press. She’s not happy, too, that she was quickly identified as Brown’s victim."
Queen Latifah sued by stylist and make-up artist AP reports that, "Celebrity cosmetology consultant Roxanna Floyd says she lost $700,000 when the rapper-actress failed to pay her for work she did between July 2005 and February 2008. In a separate lawsuit, celebrity fashion stylist Susan Moses said she was cheated of $300,000 during the same period." There's no coment from the Queen camp.
Start saving up now Us says that Kendra Wilkinson is launching her own line of stripper poles. "I'm coming out with my own stripper pole. Stripper pole, and stripper pole workout. It's like Carmen Electra's, but mine is better," she continued. "Mine will connect to the ceiling, and you can spin on it and do all that stuff on it." I obviously don't go to enough peeler bars, because I had no idea there were different kinds of stripper poles. You live, you learn. The wonders of life are indeed manifold.
Alison Hannigan has a daughter Alison and husband Alexis Denisof have welcomed baby Satyana. (Apparently the name comes from "sat," which means truth or being, and also refers to action aligned or suffused with spirit; and 'yana," which means vehicle. So, like, a sort of spiritual muscle car?) More here. This is turning out to be a weird good news/bad news day for Buffy/Angel fans.
Sweet Friday news According to Variety, Friday Night Lights have been picked up for two more 13-episode seasons, using the same co-operation model between NBC and DirecTV that saved the series from extinction. Yes! I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you're not watching FNL, you're a total misser-outer. I personally like to PVR the show and hoard three-four episodes to watch in one sitting. And I hate football in general.