Toronto auditions for Canadian Idol are scheduled for April 19-20 at a location to be announced later. Hamilton auditions will be March 1-2.
British newcomer Gemma Arterton has been cast as the new Bond girl for the latest instalment of the James Bond franchise, now filming in London with Daniel Craig as 007.
Comedian Chris Rock plays two new shows at Massey Hall March 13 and 14. Tickets are on sale today at noon at Ticketmaster and the Roy Thomson Hall box office.
A movie remake of the 1970s TV series Kung Fu is in the works.
Police in Hawaii say a sidekick of TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman turned himself in to authorities after a shopping centre security guard saw him naked, performing a lewd act in his pickup truck. But his lawyer says Tim Chapman (no relation) spilled juice on himself and was changing clothes.
Two valuable Walt Disney watercolours of Mickey Mouse have been recovered nearly two decades after they were stolen from a cartoon museum, police say. An antiques dealer bought the pieces, depicting Mickey as the sorcerer’s apprentice from Fantasia, from someone who acquired them in a sale of items from a Florida storage facility.
A massive collection of 1970s music, including original recordings by reggae greats Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, has disappeared from the archives of the former Jamaica Broadcasting Corp.
Singer Natalie Imbruglia, 32, has split from her husband of four years, Silverchair singer Daniel Johns, 28. Star wire services