* It took over 40 producers to get The Butler made, but this weekend, the film brought in a gratifying $25 million at the US box office. And, just in case you missed it, I wrote about one of the highlights from a recent press conference for the film.
* A book and movie about the life of author JD Salinger, coming out next month, will make public uncovered correspondence and more than 170 photos of the reclusive American author.
* Val Kilmer revealed the transformation he’s undergone to play the role of Mark Twain for a theatre production in California.
* Now that Prince is officially on Twitter, we get to glimpse into his world a little more deeper. He pulled the curtain back on the artwork for his forthcoming single Breakfast Can Wait, starring comedian Dave Chappelle holding a pancake platter, taken from a 2004 Chappelle’s Show sketch.
* Beyonce headlined Britain’s V Festival this past weekend – and won over a crowd she’d initially lost when she arrived late to the show.