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Harvey Weinstein NYC Case Being Presented to Grand Jury Next Week: Report (UPDATE)

Harvey Weinstein NYC Case Being Presented to Grand Jury By Next Week: Report 11/7/2017 10:46 AM PST Exclusive Details 11:15 AM PT — A senior member of the D.A.’s office tells TMZ the Grand Jury story is “100% false.” A criminal case against Harvey Weinstein in New York City is reportedly being presented to a grand jury very soon … this after he was accused of raping an actress. Manhattan District Attorney, Cy Vance, is expected to take a criminal case against Weinstein to a grand jury next week in an attempt to indict the fallen movie mogul … this according to WNBC. Vance declined to comment. The news come about a week after actress Paz de la Huerta accused Weinstein of raping her in NYC in 2010 … and the NYPD launching an investigation. The NYPD&#...

Brett Ratner Dodging Hollywood Backlash at Famous L.A. Restaurant

Brett Ratner Hollywood’s Still Got a Space for Him 11/7/2017 10:23 AM PST Brett Ratner and Kevin Spacey have something else in common besides mounting sexual assault allegations against them — their pretty mugs are still front and center at a famous Hollywood joint. The disgraced director/producer’s face is also plastered on the wall at Catch LA in WeHo … at least it was as of Monday night. It’s unclear if the restaurant is planning to make changes. As we reported … Spacey’s also taking up space on the celebrity wall. Both men are facing multiple allegations of everything from harassment to rape and assault.

‘Veronica Mars’ Actor Brad Bufanda’s Family Received Letters in Mail Day After Suicide

‘Veronica Mars’ Actor Family Received Letters In Mail Day After Suicide 11/7/2017 12:50 AM PST EXCLUSIVE The family of Brad Bufanda — known for his role on “Veronica Mars” — received individual letters from Brad the day after he died … meaning the suicide was well-planned. Sources close to the family tell TMZ … Brad wrote letters to family and friends days before he committed suicide Wednesday, and those letters arrived the day after he jumped off a building. We don’t know if any of the letters describe why Brad took his life, but at least one was limited to thanking the recipient for various kind deeds over the years. As we reported … Brad left a suicide note which cops found on or near his body that gave the names of his parents...

‘Sharknado’ Producers Sue Theater Company Staging ‘Shark-nado’

‘Sharknado’ Smells Blood and Sues … Takes Bite Out of ‘Shark-nado’ Play 11/6/2017 6:07 PM PST EXCLUSIVE “Sharknado” is big business and its producers aren’t about to let some theater company bite their style … so they’re suing to shut down a stage version before its first run swim. The Asylum Co. just filed suit against Theatre Row Studios and several other people for allegedly attempting to put on a staged reading/rendition of the instant cult classic TV movie series. Asylum says the stage folks are promoting their version as “Shark-nado” … and planned to perform it in Southern Cali. According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Asylum says Theatre Row’s take is a straight ripoff which could hurt the real McCoy&...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Super Fashionable to Supermodels

‘Star Wars:The Last Jedi’ Kendall, Gigi, & Bella Use the Force for Fashion!!! 11/6/2017 2:01 PM PST If you don’t think ‘Star Wars‘ and fashion go hand-in-hand, step back and watch Disney’s marketing geniuses go to work … with the likes of Kendall Jenner and the Hadid sisters! Kendall, Gigi and Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber all dropped into a galaxy far, far away for a spread in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar.  It’s actually pretty cool — Harper’s Bazaar hooked up with longtime ‘Star Wars’ illustrator Brian Rood for the feature. Rood turned a Millennium Falcon landing port into a catwalk for the Hadids, and had Kaia strike back on the planet Hoth. Kendall’s lightsaber shot seems like an homage to Re...

Hans Zimmer Debuts ‘The Electro Suite’ With Johnny Marr: Exclusive

As an Academy Award-winning film composer, Hans Zimmer‘s natural habitats are the studio and the screaming room. But when he steps out on stage — documented in the new CD and home video Live In Prague, whose “The Electro Suite” is debuted below — he’s filled with a purpose that’s dovetails with the work he does in smaller rooms. “I was on a mission,” Zimmer, who took an opulent stage show, 72 musicians strong, to Europe and also played at the Coachella this year, tells Billboard. “One of the things I’m constantly worried about is that orchestra music is becoming irrelevant, and we’re going to lose the orchestra, and losing the orchestra would ultimately mean more than a lot of really beautiful musicians being out of wo...

‘The Twilight Saga’ Memorabilia Going Up For Auction

‘The Twilight Saga’ Edward And Bella’s Memorabilia Hitting Auction Block 11/6/2017 12:40 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson‘s relationship didn’t weather the storm like their ‘Twilight’ characters, Bella Swan and Edward Cullen, but several pieces of memorabilia from the films did and will now be going to the home of the highest bidder.  Around 600 props from ‘The Twilight Saga’ films are hitting the auction block via the PropStore.com Monday, including Edward’s baseball jersey and Bella’s blue transition dress. Some of the other cool items … — Bella Swan’s Crest Cuff— Bella Swan’s Charm Bracelet Components— Bella Swan’s High School Diploma— Bella Swan’s...

Kate Hudson’s Fashion Line Settles with Ex-Employee in Lawsuit

Kate Hudson’s Athletic Co. Settles with Ex-Employee Let Bygones be Bygones 11/5/2017 12:40 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Kate Hudson‘s online retailer just cleared one of its legal headaches by settling its lawsuit against her. Talitha Peters — a former exec at Fabletics — filed new legal docs obtained by TMZ to have her lawsuit against the retailer thrown out after striking a settlement for an undisclosed amount. Kate is an owner of Fabletics. As we reported … Peters sued Fabletics and parent company JustFab last October claiming Fabletics gave her the ax because she went to rehab to treat her Ambien addiction. Peters said the retailer was all good with her taking time off at first, but then stuck their nose in her biz and 86’d her the day she was supposed to return...

‘Veronica Mars’ Actor Brad Bufanda Commits Suicide at 34

‘Veronica Mars’ Actor Brad Bufanda Commits Suicide Jumps off Building 11/3/2017 9:28 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE 10:00 AM PT —  Law enforcement tells TMZ, Bufanda jumped off a building in L.A. and a transient found his body laying on the sidewalk around 1 AM Wednesday. Bufanda left a suicide note that was found on or near his body which gave the names of his parents along with a “thank you” to people in his life.Brad Bufanda — an actor best known for his role on “Veronica Mars” — has committed suicide … TMZ has learned. A rep for Bufanda confirmed with us the actor committed suicide Wednesday. The details of his death are unclear. Brad had a recurring role as Felix Toombs on “Veronica Mars” during seasons 1 and 2. He also appeare...

‘Star Wars’: Kathleen Kennedy Planning for More Rey & Finn Beyond ‘Episode IX’

“We’re sitting down now, we’re talking about the next 10 years” of stories, the Lucasfilm president said. Star Wars: Episode IX isn’t going to be the end for Rey, Finn or other characters introduced in The Force Awakens, with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy telling the weekly Star Wars Show web series that plans are already afoot for potential new stories. “We’re sitting down now, we’re talking about the next 10 years of Star Wars stories, and we’re looking at, narratively, where that might go,” Kennedy said while talking about the work of Lucasfilm’s Story Group. “Future stories beyond Episode IX with these new characters: Rey, Poe, Finn, BB-8 — but we’re also looking at working with people who are interest...

Sly Stallone’s Wife Says She Wants to Buy the ‘Rocky III’ Statue

Sly Stallone’s Wife I Wanna Buy the ‘Rocky III’ Statue Wait … It’s HOW MUCH?!?! 10/30/2017 12:10 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE The backup Rocky Balboa statue for “Rocky III” might just end up in the hands of Sly Stallone himself … ’cause his wife, Jennifer Flavin, says she wants to buy it!! That was until we told her how much it’d cost her — up to $1 MIL — at which point she seemed to lose hope (sorry, Jenn). TMZ Sports broke the story … SCP Auctions is taking bids on the only replica of the iconic Rocky statue — made just in case anything happened to the original.   Flavin was pumped about bringing the piece home to Stallone … but after finding out the price tag, told us another place she’d be OK with the ...

First Weinstein Co. Movie Released Post-Scandal Made Just $742

Weinstein Co. 1st Movie Post-Scandal Made Just $742! 10/29/2017 4:49 PM PDT It would appear that Harvey Weinstein‘s woes might’ve started to affect his business — the 1st Weinstein Co. movie released since his scandal made less than $1,000 in theaters. TWC’s “Amityville: The Awakening” — which stars Bella Thorne — reportedly grossed a meager $742 Saturday after being released in just 10 locations … 2 weeks after streaming on Google Play for free. The movie was shot a while ago, with the first trailer dropping in 2015 — but its release date kept getting pushed back until this month. The announcement for its latest release date came just a couple weeks before Harvey’s first NYT story.  As we reported … sources close to T...