When one door Khloe's, another one opens

GETTY IMAGES Miley Cyrus in New York for Friday's Jingle Ball: Reports say Lindsay Lohan is impressed with Miley's recent accomplishments.
GETTY IMAGES Miley Cyrus in New York for Friday's Jingle Ball: Reports say Lindsay Lohan is impressed with Miley's recent accomplishments.
Posted: December 17, 2013

ON THE SAME weekend that Khloe Kardashian filed for divorce from Lamar Odom, the New York Daily News said she was rumored to be "dating" Los Angeles Dodger Matt Kemp.

They've been seen together a lot recently - attending the same events, going to the same gym . . . at the same time. You know.

The New York paper also reports that Lamar says he wanted out of the marriage first, but in a family soap opera is time really relevant?

And across the pond, London's Daily Mail reports that One Direction's Harry Styles left his boy bandmates in France to jet back to London to show up at Kendall Jenner's hotel room in the middle of the night.

That Kris Jenner is a publicity genius.

* Speaking of publicity, TMZ.com reports that Lindsay Lohan is working on a memoir about her time in rehab that will coincide nicely with her OWN TV show.

The book started as rehab-journal entries, and now supposedly a "huge" literary agency and big publishers are bidding six figures for the unwritten work.

Because Lindsay's fans are such big readers.

( Note to Lindsay: Tattle is available to ghostwrite for you.)

* In other Lindsay "news," she introduced Miley Cyrus at the Madison Square Garden Jingle Ball on Friday.

According to the New York Daily News, Lindsay said of Miley: "This past year, we've seen a whole new side of her, which I can relate to. . . . She can be herself, which I really respect and appreciate. She wants to do what she wants to do and she does it and we love her for it."

Huh?

Miley then sang her two hits and twerked a Christmas tree.

Action-movie update

With "Smaug" having injected new life into the "Hobbit" franchise, two other dragons are looking to do the same for martial-arts films.

Tattle's comic-book/sci-fi/martial-arts correspondent Jerome Maida reports that Cynthia "Lady Dragon" Rothrock and Don "The Dragon" Wilson expect to team up for "The Martial Arts Kid."

The pair, who have starred in more than 75 action/martial-arts films combined, will play the aunt and uncle of a troubled teen who moves to a beach town in Florida after the death of his mother. They both teach him martial arts as a way to heal and to protect those he cares about and himself.

The teen has not yet been cast, but others confirmed for the film are Natasha Blasick ("Meet the Spartans," Sasha on "Days of Our Lives") and Tara Cardinal ("Legend of the Red Reaper").

"This is the beginning," said James Wilson, Don's brother, who along with former kickboxing champion Cheryl Wheeler Duncan is producing the film. Wilson said they already have enough funds to proceed, but hope to raise more than an average direct-to-video flick would require, with the possibility of the film being shown theatrically.

"We are using Kickstarter as a tool to raise extra funds and as a promotional tool," he added. "We also want to prove that there is a large demand for true martial-arts films with people like Don and Cynthia."

Until the Kickstarter campaign begins, James Wilson said anyone who wants to contribute to the project may contact him at jim@traditionz.net .

Variety reports that "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke will take on the role of Sarah Connor in the big-screen "Terminator" reboot.

At least this time Clarke's name will be easier to pronounce than Daenerys Targaryen.

* Sony, meanwhile, is looking to expand its "Spider-Man" franchise beyond Spider-Man.

They've chosen five writers to figure out ways to monetize other characters from the Spider-Man comics that don't fall under the Disney/Marvel ownership group.

Even though "Amazing Spider-Man 2" isn't due out until next summer, the studio is already planning "Amazing Spider-Man 3" for 2016. On Friday, they announced spin-off films for Spidey villains Venom and the Sinister Six.

TATTBITS

* Per studio estimates yesterday, "Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $73.7 million, besting "Frozen," last weekend's No. 1 film.

" Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas" came in third place with $16.2 million. It was not screened for critics.

Jenelle Lauren Evans, one of the stars (and we use that term in a Jenelle-like loose manner) of MTV's "Teen Mom 2," has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with breaching the peace.

Jail records show that Jenelle was booked into the Horry County Jail just after 5 p.m. Saturday. She was released about an hour later.

Police say they were called that afternoon about a man and a woman yelling outside a North Myrtle Beach home. Evans' boyfriend told police she locked him out of the house.

Dude, consider it a blessing.

- Daily News wire services contributed to this report.


Email: gensleh@phillynews.com

Phone: 215-854-5678

On Twitter: @DNTattle

comments powered by Disqus
|
|
|
|
|