"Birdman" opens Venice, Fox brings "Turtles" to Seoul
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 01:10
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including ''Birdman'' opens the Venice Film Festival, Megan Fox promotes ''Turtles'' in Seoul, and Neil Young reportedly files for divorce. Bob Mezan reports.
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The 71st annual Venice Film Festival opened with a star-studded red carpet premiere of "Birdman." The film's lead star Michael Keaton joined Edward Norton and Emma Stone for the red carpet. The actors posed for photos and signed autographs for fans - some of whom waited at the carpet for hours ahead of the premiere. "Birdman" will compete against 19 other films for the fest's top prize, the Golden Lion.
Megan Fox continued her promotional tour in South Korea for her movie, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." The actress posed for photos and spoke with the media in Seoul. The film - based on the 1980s comic book franchise and popular TV cartoons - has already raked in more than 241 million dollars worldwide.
Finally, Neil Young has reportedly filed for divorce from his wife of 36 years, Pegi Young - this according to Rolling Stone magazine, which reports that Neil filed papers in California on July 29. Young is among the most influential singer-songwriters of his generation, and Pegi was the inspiration for many of his songs.
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