UPDATE TO THIS STORY: CNN NOW REPORTS THAT THE BODY OF ANDREW KOENIG HAS JUST BEEN FOUND. HE HAD APPARENTLY COMMITTED SUICIDE. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
Actor Walter Koenig, who played Chekov on Star Trek, finds himself in a terrible real-life family crisis. He and his wife are distraught over the fact that their son, actor Andrew Koenig, who once starred in the sitcom Growing Pains, has inexplicably gone missing. The Koenigs are pleading with their son to contact them and were scheduled to appear on Larry King's show last night. Adding to the mystery, King reported that the Koenigs, whose appearance was delayed a bit by breaking news, were also missing when King's staff went to bring them on the air. For more click here
Titanic twosome Linda Hamilton and James Cameron in happier times.
James Cameron may be king of the world at the box-office, but ex-wife Linda Hamilton, who starred in Cameron's Terminator films says he's a flop as a husband and father. Hamilton says Cameron is obsessed with his work and treats his family like afterthoughts. The pair 'terminated' their marriage when Cameron took up with actress Suzy Amis, who had a bit part in Titanic. Hamilton provides fascinating insights into the personal life of the world's most successful filmmaker. Surprisingly, despite all the dirty laundry aired, Hamilton still entertains Cameron, his wife and ex-wives and their families at her home every Christmas. To read the entire interview click here
Sony has confirmed that the forthcoming Spiderman movie, set for release in 2012, will capitalize on new technology and be presented in 3-D. Although this will elevate the production cost substantially, audience response to recent films that utilize the format has been enthusiastic. Sony believes the number of theaters equipped to show 3 D will continue to build. For more click here
In a recent interview, Mel Brooks recalls how meeting and marrying Anne Bancroft, who he met in 1961, had a wonderful impact on his life and career. It was Bancroft who came up with the idea of making a stage musical from The Producers. Brooks has been widowed for five years and says he thinks of his beloved wife every day. For more click here