WATCH IT: Zac Efron Twerks In Drag on ‘Tonight Show’
#TaniaOnTheScene - Zac Efron makes one handsome pre-teen girl. The 26-year-old heartthrob joined his Neighbors co-star Seth Rogen and Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday’s Tonight Show, and all three men were dressed in this season’s finest spring dresses.
The guys portrayed pre-teen girls who joined Sara (Fallon) on her show EW! for selfies, frappuccinos and an “EW speed round.”
Another memorable moment on the show-within-a-show is when the three begin dancing to DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s Turn Down For What, a song Miley Cyrus was just twerking to earlier this week. Efron even shows his twerking skills!
(Dancing starts at about 3:00 in)
Actor Bob Hoskins dies at 71, following pneumonia
#TaniaOnTheScene - Actor Bob Hoskins died last night following pneumonia at the age of 71, it has been revealed.
It comes just two years after it was announced that Hoskins was retiring from showbusiness after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
His silver screen career spanned four decades and included Hollywood hits such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
His most recent appearance was in Snow White and the Huntsman, released in 2012 and starring Kristen Stewart.
Hoskins revealed his battle with the brain disorder several months after his diagnosis.
Valerie Harper gives an important update to her fans
#TaniaOnTheScene - While in New York to promote her two episode story arc on Hallmark Channel’s new Original Series, SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED, Valerie Harper had to confront a startling magazine headline declaring that she is cancer free. The erroneous headline is speeding through entertainment news so much so that Ms. Harper is currently trending on Twitter.
Hallmark Channel has obtained a statement for all media uses from the iconic TV star that she wishes to make available to correct the news. Here it is:
"In response to a recent erroneous quote concerning my health, I am not ‘absolutely cancer-free.’ I wish I were. Right now what I am is cautiously optimistic about my present condition and I have hope for the future,” Valerie Harper.
Legendary actor, Mickey Rooney, dies at 93
#TaniaOnTheScene - Legendary actor and New York native Mickey Rooney died Sunday in California, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said.
He was 93.
Rooney’s career stretched from super-stardom as a child star in Hollywood’s golden age, through television and Broadway.
Halo Two in the Works?
#TaniaOnTheScene - Microsoft has reportedly been secretly developing another Halo live-action digital feature project — separate from the series Steven Spielberg has been producing for Xbox One — that’s expected to debut sometime this year.
A trio of production companies — Xbox Entertainment Studios, Ridley’ Scott’s Scott Free Productions and 343 Industries – have tapped veteran TV director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan to direct the feature, TheWrap first reported Wednesday. The digital trade reports that the story does not follow Master Chief, but another super soldier from the 26th century.
Scandal Actor Arrested After Altercation at Restaurant
#TaniaOnTheScene - An actor on the hit TV show “Scandal” is in trouble with the law again.
Columbus Short was arrested Tuesday, after he allegedly knocked a man out and broke his nose.
The incident happened at a Los Angeles restaurant on March 15.
Short was released on $50-thousand bail.
He has been arrested several times for violent behavior.
According to reports, the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, issued Short a warning to get his personal issues sorted out or he could be axed from the show.
'The Waltons' Star Ralph Waite Dies
#TaniaOnTheScene - The iconic TV dad and New York native has died. Ralph Waite, who played the father in the tv series “The Waltons” died yesterday in Palm Desert, California. The cause of death was not released. Waite starred on the Waltons for 9 years and then became a minister at the United Church of Christ in Garden City, Long Island. He was 85 years old.