The Hobbit has officially begun production, after an anxious half-decade of waiting that included issues with accounting, rights and pre-production finances.
On Monday, June 27, 2011, Daniel Radcliffe will be honored by The Trevor Project with the Trevor Hero Award during “Trevor LIVE” at Capitale (130 Bowery, NY, NY). The annual show benefits the life-saving work of The Trevor Project and will also honor Ernst & Young LLP with the Trevor 2020 Award. The event’s presenting sponsor is ING.
With so many other events going on in the world, it can be easy to forget about the news in Haiti. The latest Haiti news is that Wyclef Jean, who was in Haiti to promote the presidential campaign of Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly, was shot in the hand just after exiting a car.
On March 16th NASA published in their science blog a “mark your calendar” note, and well, we did! Did you see the moon last night? It was brighter, very bright, and it looked incredible from the New York Manhattan sky. The lunar orbit brought it the closest its been to earth for 20 years. Cool right?
A senior program director from Wyclef’s Yele Foundation confirmed the AP reports that Wyclef was in Delmas, Haiti when shot. Another report from USA Today is titled “Wyclef Jean ‘doing well’ after being shot in hand in Haiti’ (updated 8:53 AM) so this is the good news.