“Beauty and the Beast” exceeded expectations with the biggest March opening weekend for a movie ever! The Disney remake brought in $170 million. “Kong: Skull Island” dropped to second bringing in another $28.9 million. “Logan” comes in third with $17.5 million. Rounding out the top five were “Get Out” with $13.2 million and “The Shack” with $6.1 million.
Shawn Mendes has signed on to star in a musical film called, “Summer of Love.” The plot of the movie is still under wraps, but will take place in hippie heyday 1967.
“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Kim DePaola’s car is at the center of a double murder case. Two people were found shot in the head execution style and burned to death in the car late Friday night. According to police, the last person known to be driving the Audi was a friend of Kim’s son, Chris. The victims have not yet been identified.
Rock’n’roll legend Chuck Berry passed away over the weekend at the age of 90 in his hometown of St. Louis. The 1985 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner reached the Billboard Top 40 14 times and is survived by his wife of 68 years Themetta”Toddy” Suggs and his four children.
NBC has renewed the Jennifer Lopez police drama “Shades of Blue” for a third season.
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