NYC is mirroring an offensive against street performers that started in, of all places, Las Vegas.
Early in 2014, Cops working the beat at Las Vegas’ Fremont Street Experience, started cracking down on their version of street performers with tactics, crafted by the city council, that local news cited, defied the law.
Cut and fade to, two Metro Las Vegas cops getting shot dead inside a stripmall eatery. The folks killing them, disgruntled street performers, a little reported fact.
Now police are cracking down on Times Square’s costumed performers.. Continue reading
Everyone was wondering why Andrew Garfield failed to show up for a planned Oscars appearance, but now we know, and the reason will melt your heart!
Turns out the Spider-Man actor was supposed to take part in an Academy Awards skit, featuring, Miles Scott, the 5-year-old cancer patient who made headlines in 2013 when the city of San Francisco did the whole extravagant “Batkid” day thing. Continue reading
Call it a turf war for the ages. Those dirty, sad and often drugged up costumed superhero characters that stalk tourists for tips were involved in a brawl in broad daylight on the streets of Hollywood.
Witnesses said two different incarnations of Captain Americas and a Spider-Man resorted to fisticuffs smack dab in front of the Madame Tussauds and just feet away from the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
Actor Andrew Garfield who is in the new Facebook film “The Social Network”, is also set to be the new Spider-Man! His new spread for “Interview Magazine” will be in the new October 2010 edition. Good job!
Production on “Spider-man 4″ will begin early next year for a May 6, 2011 release. Looks like Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst will be back for 4, but will they sign on for 5 & 6? Although those movies are far away from filming, Sony Pictures is already in preparation now.
“Variety reports that Sony Pictures has engaged screenwriter James Vanderbilt to write “Spider-man 5″ and “Spider-man 6″. Vanderbilt has been hired to write the fifth and sixth movies, which have an interconnected storyline. It’s unclear whether director Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst will be back for 5 & 6, but if they aren’t, Vanderbilt’s script would be the blueprint for a franchise.”
Spider-Man, Toby Maguire’s wife has given birth to a baby boy. It is the second child for the couple. They meet in 2003 and got hitched in 2007.
Toby’s wifey is the daughter of Ron Meyer, president and chief operating officer of Universal Studios, just in case you were wondering how Toby has managed to land all those great roles! JUST KIDDING! Congratulations to you both and, by the way, you best keep a lid on that crib!