The Hot List 6.5.19
Is Jason Aldean thinking about a career change?
A stunt went wrong yesterday on the set of the new James Bond film. A test of a fire stunt lead to an explosion, which caused the destruction of the set and the serious injury of one crew member who was crushed by falling debris.
Kelsea Ballerini is gearing up for her next project and laid down vocals for a new song in studio yesterday. She hinted that a new single should be coming soon, but did mention that she has been writing with a lot of pop leaning artists such as Ed Sheeran, Julia Michaels and Halsey so she is excited for what the evolution of her sound may been on her next album.
Jason Aldean has added producer to his job title. He will be producing Tyler Farr’s next album. He says that before he was a recording artist he used to work in studios writing and recording for other artists so producing should be the next logical step for him. He wants to branch out to other career opportunities which can move him into a new direction in case he wants to retire from recording or touring sometime in the future.
Stan Lee’s family is suing his former manager Max who they say took advantage of him at the end of his life. Their lawsuit says that the manager would give Lee contracts to sign which he didn’t understand once his eyes and mental faculties had deteriorated. It also claims that witnesses saw him physically intimidating the comic book legend into signing things that he didn’t want to sign or didn’t understand. They also say he skimmed off the top of Lee’s appearance fees, once taking as much as $700,000 off the top of an $800,000 paycheck.
Mindy Kaling has revealed that she has social anxiety and is uncomfortable in crowds of people she doesn’t know. She says that she sometimes has to self medicate and often times she can’t enjoy events because she knows how self aware she is going to be and how she’s going to feel when she leaves. She cites events like the MET gala and lots of fun but difficult for her to enjoy
Disney has announced another live adaption of a classic film. Spiderman director Marc Webb has been signed to direct the live action Snow White. No cast decisions or writers have been announced.
“Punky Brewster” is in talks for a reboot. The “sequel series” would see Soleil Moon Frye reprising her role as Punky, now a single mother of three children who meets a young girl that reminds her of herself at that age. If successful, the reboot would begin production 35 years after the original series debut.
“The Muppet Movie” is being re-released in theatres for its 40th anniversary. 700 theatres will show the movie from July 25-30th to celebrate.