From reggaeton to Hollywood: Nicky Jam dreams of his star
Butch, leader of the alley cats, foreground center, voiced by Nicky Jam, appears in a scene from the animated/live-action film "Tom & Jerry" and Nicky Jam performs at the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on Nov. 16, 2017. (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)NEW YORK – As a musician, Nicky Jam has received accolades including a Latin Grammy and a Billboard Music Award, but nothing would make the reggaeton star happier than having a star with his name in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “I relate a lot with Butch cause he’s like rough on the outside but it’s kind of like soft in the inside. But no one in the family was more excited than his “Tom & Jerry” “super fan” dad. What’s so big about this?’ And he’s said, ‘None of those guys are bigger than ‘Tom & Jerry’,” Jam said.
Inside Vin Diesel's Intense 'Bloodshot' Workout (Exclusive)
To play the comic book superhero Ray Garrison, aka Bloodshot, Vin Diesel had to look the part. Luckily, he's Vin Diesel. "Vin obviously brings a huge physicality to the roles he plays, and it was definitely not something we were going to shy away from," Bloodshot director David S.F. Producer Dinesh Shamdasani adds that Diesel is a producer on the action film for a reason. For more exclusive content on Bloodshot, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Vin Diesel Teases 'Big Surprise' for 'Fast & Furious' Fans (Exclusive)'Fast 9' Trailer: It's Vin Diesel vs. John Cena in Adrenaline-Fueled First LookVin Diesel Posts Heartfelt Birthday Tribute to Paul Walker's Daughter Meadow
Hollywood attempts to weather the coronavirus crisis
Coronavirus precautions were already popping up in Hollywood: "No handshakes or selfies" signs were posted outside the room where Vin Diesel was promoting his new movie. The entertainment industry went into full retreat. There was not a sector of the entertainment business left untouched by the unprecedented decisions made Thursday to try to slow the spread of the virus. The Hanks news "really marked a turning point," said Richard Rushfield, the editor of the entertainment industry newsletter The Ankler. Yet in the disruption, Rushfield said, we may finally get an answer to the question that has been vexing the theatrical business for years.cbsnews.com
Vin Diesel Posts Heartfelt Birthday Tribute to Paul Walker's Daughter Meadow
In an Instagram post on Monday, the 52-year-old actor wrote a sweet message to Meadow Walker on her birthday. The newly minted 21-year-old is the daughter of Paul Walker, Vin's Fast and Furious co-star who died in a car accident in 2013. "Happy Birthday Meadow! Meadow sending me love on this day," Vin wrote. RELATED CONTENT: EXCLUSIVE: Vin Diesel on Losing Paul Walker: 'The Last 3 Years Have Been Some of the Hardest' Embed Code RestartPaul Walker's Daughter Meadow Pays Tribute to Her Father on His BirthdayPaul Walker and Vin Diesel's Daughters Embrace In Sweet Photo TogetherPaul Walker's Daughter Meadow Posts Rare Tribute to Her Late Father: 'Thinking of You'
Cardi B has joined 'Fast and Furious 9'
Cardi B joined Vin Diesel on the set of the latest "Fast & Furious" film. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Cardi B has already conquered the music charts and now she has set her sights on Hollywood. The rapper turned actress was on the set of "Fast & Furious 9," according to a video the film's star Vin Diesel posted on his official Instagram account. Pa mi Gente... #Fast92020 #Fatherhood""Day 86 here on the set of Fast 9," he says in the video. Cardi agreed.
Vin Diesel Reveals Cardi B Has Joined the 'Fast & Furious' Family in New Post
Welcome to the Fast & Furious family, Cardi B! ET has learned that the "I Like It" rapper has a small role in the upcoming Fast & Furious 9, after Vin Diesel teased her involvement on his Instagram on Tuesday. ET has learned Cardi B has a small role in the next film in the Fast & Furious franchise. Fast & Furious 9 arrives in theaters on May 22, 2020. RELATED CONTENT:Vin Diesel Reveals Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren Will Be in 'Fast & Furious 9'Vin Diesel Shares Touching Photo With Paul Walkers Brother on Fast 9 SetPaul Walker and Vin Diesel's Daughters Embrace In Sweet Photo Together
Vin Diesel Reveals Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren Will Be in 'Fast & Furious 9'
Weve got a lot of the original cast here, including Oscar winners like Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren," he tells the camera. "I've always wanted to be in a Fast and Furious movie but they've never asked me," Mirren said. Following the eighth film, Theron also stated that Diesel kisses "like a dead fish," adding that she prefers "more movement." First of all, you don't come on Ellen with the wonderful animation of Finding Dory and compare me to a dead fish." Fast & Furious 9 arrives in theaters on May 20, 2020.