"Wolf," "Hustle" lead MTV Movie Awards; Lambert, Queen to tour
Thursday, March 06, 2014 - 01:15
Mar 05 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including ''American Hustle'' and ''The Wolf of Wall Street'' lead the MTV Movie Awards nominations, Adam Lambert is set to tour with Queen, and Courteney Cox will make her directorial debut at the Tribeca Film Festival. Bob Mezan reports.
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The nominations for the MTV Movie Awards have been announced and there was a tie for most nominations. "American Hustle" earned eight nods. The move's stars Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper each picked up nods in top acting categories, while Adams and Christian Bale picked up a nod for best on-screen duo in the film. Also earning eight nominations was "The Wolf of Wall Street." It's a shot at redemption for both "Wolf" and "Hustle" - which went home empty handed from Sunday's (March 02) Oscars.
Adam Lambert has announced a U.S. tour with British rock group Queen. The 18-city tour will launch in Chicago on June 19 and wrap in Washington, D.C. in July. It will be Queen's first tour in eight years. Lambert and Queen have teamed up several times in the past. Queen's original frontman, Freddie Mercury, died in 1991.
Courteney Cox's directorial debut will be get its world premiere at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. The film, a comedy entitled "Just Before I Go," follows a man on the verge of giving up on life who travels to his hometown to make amends.
The Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 16 through April 27.
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