Happy Monday! Let us help you remove that last bit of Thanksgiving tryptophan from your system with a delicious serving of leftover pumpkin pie and a few entertainment headlines! Pumpkin pie not included. All the latest Catching Fire, Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato news is just a few clicks away!
Start your day with a dose of pop culture!
1. Jennifer Lawrence is on fire! Hunger Games: Catching Fire set a new Thanksgiving box office record by raking in an astounding $110.2 million over five days. The film easily eclipsed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone twelve-year old record of $82 million dollars. Not to be outdone, Disney’s animated movie Frozen set a new record for the biggest Thanksgiving opening by hauling in $93 million. — [The Wrap]
2. Baxter? Bark twice if you’re in North Dakota. Will Ferrell took over a local Bismark news broadcast as his popular alter ego Ron Burgundy Saturday night and did what Ron Burgundy does best: report the news. While promoting the upcoming Anchorman 2, Ferrell read stories off the teleprompter, punctuated them with exaggerated eye blinks and engaged in witty banter with the Bismarck news team. [ABC]
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3. Fly the friendly skies with… a dragon? Air New Zealand has unveiled a giant image of Smaug the dragon on its plane to celebrate the premiere of the second film in The Hobbit trilogy. The aircraft also featured a special Hobbit-themed in-flight safety video, which included a digital Gollum pointing out airplane safety lights. [Telegraph]
4. Justin Bieber released the ninth song in his “Music Mondays” series late Sunday night, a ballad titled “Change Me.” Listen below! [Ace Showbiz]
5. Special guest editor Victoria Beckham shared the cover of Vogue Paris with her soccer stud husband David Beckham. “Being asked to be the guest editor of the Christmas issue of Vogue Paris this year was an incredible honor,” Beckham remarked. “I am so proud of what we have created.” [E!]
6. Demi Lovato opened up about her troubled past in a recent interview with People Magazine. “My mentality was ‘Work hard, play hard,’” the Glee star admits. “It was hard to listen to the word ‘no.’ I wanted to make my own rules. I thought that if I was adult enough to get there, then I could party like an adult. And obviously, I couldn’t.” [People]
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