Friday Morning Entertainment Headlines

"THE APPARITION" - ASHLEY GREENE

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ashley Green is no scream queen, even though she appears in the spooky movie "The Apparition." Green says she doesn't scream when she's scared so she didn't want her character to, either. She might not be screaming, but filming the scary scenes took a lot out of her. She couldn't talk to anyone on the set afterward and had to take a walk outside in the cold February air. The Apparition opens today.

"PREMIUM RUSH" - JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Joseph Gordon-Levitt found that riding a bike through the streets of New York for "Premium Rush" was harder than filming the action scenes in "Inception." Gordon-Levitt says he was on a bike "every day, all day" for the whole shoot. He says Inception had "some cool action sequences," but he's on a bike for this entire movie. Premium Rush opens today.

NICOLE KIDMAN BARES BUTT ON COVER OF MAGAZINE

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nicole Kidman is on the cover of V magazine with her bare butt peeking out from a micro-mini. She poses in several skimpy outfits inside. Kidman also talks about her upcoming movie "Paperboy." In the film, Zac Efron is stung by a jellyfish and she urinates on the area to relieve the pain. She says she "didn't overthink it," she just did it. She says her character is "tough as nails" so the scene made "total sense" to her.

DIANNA AGRON STARS IN NO-TEXTING-WHILE-DRIVING PSA

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dianna Agron stars as her "Glee" character Quinn in a PSA urging young people not to text and drive. Quinn crashes her car because she was texting. The spot points out how a car can move the length of a football field while you take your eyes off the road for only five seconds. The PSA is part of the "Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks" campaign.

HAYEK CORRECTS WHAT SHE CALLS A "MISREPRESENTATION" OF HER COMMENT ON BEING MEXICAN

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Salma Hayek says she's proud to be a Mexican and says comments suggesting she's not were "lost in translation" when she was interviewed by German Vogue. Hayek was quoted as saying she "hardly had any memories of what it is to be Mexican." She says she's never denied her background and instead has taught her daughter to speak Spanish and appreciate Mexican history, food and folk art. She says she's always tried to represent her Mexican roots with "honor and pride."

MORGAN SPURLOCK GETS HIS OWN SHOW

NEW YORK (AP) -- The guy who made "Super Size Me" and many other documentaries is getting his own weekend series on CNN. Morgan Spurlock will highlight things in American life that don't usually get attention. Some of the subjects he'll tackle include pot growers, caregivers who take care of the dying and gun lovers. "Inside Man" is expected to premiere in April.

HOSTS CHOSEN FOR THE EMMYS PRE-SHOW

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hosts of the Emmys pre-show have been announced. Josh Elliot and Lara Spencer from "Good Morning America" will share the spotlight with Chris Harrison of "The Bachelor" and Clinton Kelly from "The Chew." They'll interview the stars on the red carpet and talk to them about their fashion choices. The show starts an hour before the Emmys on September 23.

NEW SHOW FROM J-LO'S CORP

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- J-Lo's production company has a new deal. ABC Family says it's green-lighting a series pilot about a lesbian couple and their diverse family. The show, "The Fosters," is about two women raising a multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids. Jennifer Lopez will be an executive producer for the hour-long project.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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