NO BUST IN CLAIMED ASSAULT OF LINDSAY LOHAN
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a he said, she said moment involving Lindsay Lohan. Law enforcement sources tell the AP the arrest of Christian LaBella has been voided. He was initially arrested Sunday morning, after Lohan claimed he had assaulted her in a New York hotel room. It was after a dust-up over cellphone pictures of Lohan. Officials say each is filing a harassment complaint against the other. Lohan's publicist blasts police for not charging LaBella, saying it's "distressing and outrageous."
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The monsters of "Hotel Transylvania" are laughing it up. The animated comedy opens at number one this weekend -- with a September record of $43 million. The time-travel thriller "Looper" opens in a solid second, with 21.2 mil. "End of Watch" falls to third. Hollywood is showing signs of box office life after the late summer slump. The overall take is up for the first time in a month, compared to the same weekend last year.
"HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA" - SELENA GOMEZ
TORONTO (AP) -- Selena Gomez says it was "very intimidating" being in "Hotel Transylvania" with Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg and other comic actors. It's a good thing she recorded her lines for Mavis alone in a booth. At least she thought she was alone. She didn't realize until later that Sandler was watching and listening to her. Mavis is an 118-year-old vampire. Gomez was relieved she didn't have to speak with an old lady's voice.
SELENA GOMEZ HOPES TO CATCH A COUPLE OF JUSTIN BIEBER'S SHOWS
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Selena Gomez is going to try to catch a couple of her boyfriend Justin Bieber's shows. She told Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show that she can't go on tour with him because she's busy recording a CD. Bieber's getting around by bus. Gomez says "it's too much boys on one bus," so she wouldn't want to travel with them.
SELENA GOMEZ TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE AND STAR IN "WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE"
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Selena Gomez returns as Alex in a an hour-long special of "Wizards of Waverly Place," but this time, she'll also be the executive producer. The rest of the cast returns with her. Alex and her family and friends travel to Tuscany, Italy to meet their long lost relatives. Alex accidentally conjures a spell that splits her into Good Alex and Evil Alex. The story ends with Good Alex battling Bad Alex on top of the Tower of Pisa. The special is scheduled to air early next year.
"LOOPERS" - BRUCE WILLIS
TORONTO (AP) -- Bruce Willis time travels in "Loopers," but in real life, he lives in the here and now. His daughter Tallulah Belle doesn't. She's 18 and he says she's taking a year off before going to college. He says when she talks about going to school in a year he says he thinks to himself "we don't have next year or tomorrow. We just have what we're doing right now."
"DANCING WITH THE STARS"
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The All Stars on "Dancing With the Stars" choose between the jive and the Quickstep tonight. Tomorrow night, ABC is airing an hour special before the results show. The judges will show the best dances done by the All Stars in their previous seasons. The contestants will reminisce about what was going through their minds during the routines. During the results show, one of last season's finalists Katherine Jenkins will return, but she'll be singing this time. She'll do a duet with Placido Domingo. Cher Lloyd will perform her single "Want You Back."
JERRY LEWIS SPECIAL
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jerry Lewis plans a special for PBS. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports he will be doing a show at The Orleans Hotel and Casino November 18th. PBS plans to broadcast "An Evening With Jerry Lewis -- Live from Las Vegas!" in March around Lewis' 87th birthday. Lewis also has been busy prepping a Broadway musical version of "The Nutty Professor" based on his 1963 movie.
RON HOWARD-ANDY GRIFFITH
UNDATED (AP) -- The crowd at the annual "Mayberry Days" celebration got a surprise when a tape was played of Ron Howard praising Andy Griffith. He recorded the tape for the first Mayberry Days since Griffith died last July. Howard talks about how much he learned from Griffith when he played Opie on "The Andy Griffith Show." He says Griffith made him feel like an equal even though he was just six when he started.
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