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MTV Piping up for 'Scream' Series to Air in 2014

MTV is getting ready to blast viewers with a brand-new "Scream."

The network says it will produce a pilot for a TV-series adaptation of the wildly popular slasher films. The series would reinvent the horror-comedy franchise that began with the original release in 1996 and spawned three sequels, the most recent in 2011.

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Don Omar is top Winner at Billboard Latin Awards

Reggaeton star Don Omar was the top winner of the Billboard Latin Music Awards, though the bigger star of the show might have been the one who wasn't there: The late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera.

Don Omar took home 10 prizes at the annual show Thursday honoring Spanish-language songs and performers. Rivera won six prizes, including artist of the year. The California-born superstar was killed in a plane accident last year in Mexico.

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Drugs Found on Justin Bieber's Tour Bus in Sweden

Swedish police said Thursday they had found a "small amount" of drugs on Canadian pop star Justin Bieber's tour bus while he was performing in Stockholm.

"We conducted a search of Justin Bieber's bus and found a small amount of drugs," Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystroem told Agence France Presse.

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Movie Review: Oblivion (2013)

Written by Anthony Sargon

It's always sad to see a movie not live up to its potential. "Oblivion" has so much working in its favor that you'd expect it to at least be an enjoyable ride, but "Tron: Legacy" director Joe Kosinski once again sucks the fun out of the proceedings in favor of pretty visuals and a trippy soundtrack. This is especially disappointing when you factor in Tom Cruise's solid performance.

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Winehouse Documentary to Feature Unseen Footage of Singer

A documentary on the life of tragic British singer Amy Winehouse will feature unseen footage of the late star, the company handling its sale at the Cannes film festival said on Thursday.

Focus Features International, a division of U.S. entertainment giant NBCUniversal, said it would be taking the as yet untitled film to next month's Riviera movie extravaganza.

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Prince Harry to Spend '6 Months with Australian Army'

Planning is underway for Britain's Prince Harry to spend six months on secondment to the Australian army, a report said Thursday.

The 28-year-old younger son of Prince Charles could be formally embedded with an army unit or make an extended visit as an observer, News Limited newspapers said.

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Mrs. Russia Steps Down over 'Mrs. Dumb' Interview Gaffes

Reigning Mrs. Russia, Inna Zhirkova, the wife of former Chelsea footballer Yuri Zhirkov, said Wednesday she was handing back her crown after millions watched an online video mocking her failure to answer basic questions such as whether the Earth revolves around the Sun.

The 23-year-old former model and mother of two in October 2012 won the Mrs Russia title, a contest for which only married women are eligible.

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Publisher, Photographer Probed over Kate Photos

French prosecutors have placed the publisher and photographer of unauthorized topless snaps of Prince William's wife, Kate, under formal criminal investigation, they said Thursday.

Caroline Chassain, spokeswoman for the Nanterre prosecutor, said that Mondadori Magazines France and local photographer Valerie Suau were placed under investigation earlier this month over possible criminal exploitation of the images, which appeared in the French "Closer" magazine last September.

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Tina Turner Becomes a Swiss Citizen

Tina Turner, the U.S.-born singer famed for hits such as "Private Dancer" and "What's Love Got to Do With It", has become a Swiss citizen, the Swiss newspaper Blick reported.

The 73-year-old retired entertainer, who has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades, received her red Swiss passport with its distinctive white cross on it on Monday, the publication said.

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Paltrow Named People's Most Beautiful Woman

People magazine has named Gwyneth Paltrow as the World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2013.

The 40-year-old actress tops the magazine's annual list of the "World's Most Beautiful," announced Wednesday.

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