Spike Lee's children named Golden Globe ambassadors
FILE - Director Spike Lee, second right, and his family, from left, son Jackson Lee, wife Tonya Lewis Lee and daughter Satchel Lee, right, arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 6, 2019. Lees daughter and son have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the awards ceremony. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Spike Lee’s daughter and son have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the awards ceremony. Jackson is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the volunteer-supported mentoring network. Callen-Lorde and Big Brothers Big Sisters will each receive a grant from the HFPA for $25,000 made on the Lees' behalf.
Michael Apted, director of ‘Up’ documentary series, dies
A representative for the Directors Guild of America said his family informed the organization that he passed Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)Michael Apted, the acclaimed British director of the “Up” documentary series and films as diverse as the Loretta Lynn biopic “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and the James Bond film “The World Is Not Enough,” has died. A representative for the Directors Guild of America said his family informed the organization that he passed Thursday night. Apted served as a researcher on the first film and took over as director seven years later, continuing to check in with the subjects every seven years. “The series was an attempt to do a long view of English society,” Apted told Slant Magazine in 2019.
Pierce Brosnans Son Will Have You Seeing Double at London Fashion Week: Pic
Pierce Brosnan is supporting his son, Paris! The handsome father-son duo stepped out during London Fashion Week over the weekend, where the 18-year-old model walked in the Fashion for Relief show at the British Museum. Pierce and Paris appeared to have a great time on the carpet, with the lookalike pair laughing and smiling as they posed. David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Fashion For ReliefParis, whom Pierce shares with his wife, Keely Shaye Smith, is the Mamma Mia actor's youngest child. Additionally, Pierce has sons Sean, 36, and Christopher, 46, both of whom he shares with his first wife, Cassandra Harris.
Salma Hayek Proves Age Is Nothing But a Number in Bikini Pic Ahead of 53rd Birthday
Salma Hayek just turned 53 and she's looking better than ever! Alongside, she shared a wonderfully defiant message with fans, writing, in both English and Spanish: "Yes, tomorrow I'm 53. In no time, she got a number of touching birthday messages from fellow celebs, like Lenny Kravitz, who wrote, "@salmahayek and it never looked so good!!!!!" Pierce Brosnan, who starred alongside Hayek in both 2004's After the Sunset and 2014's Some Kind of Beautiful, wrote, "Happy birthday dear Salma ." Hayek, whose character was originally a man in the comics, shared that she's "kind of the leader" of the group and has a maternal role.
James Bond through the years
Pierce Brosnan stepped into the role from 1994 - 2004. He starred in four films, "GoldenEye" (1995), "Tomorrow Never Dies" (1997), "The World Is Not Enough" (1999) and "Die Another Day" (2002). Brosnan had earlier been considered for the role, but producers chose Dalton. He was offered a three-film deal with the option for a fourth. He was in negotiations for a fifth film to be released in 2004 but negotiations stalled and he left the role.