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Posted at 7:45 AM ET, 07/12/2010

Decision on Roman Polanski extradition expected today; celebrity weddings for John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, Carrie Underwood and Martin Lawrence

By Jen Chaney

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher: one of several celeb couples who said "I do" over the weekend. (AP)

Monday

Update: Swiss officials have decided not to extradite Roman Polanski.

Celebrity Beat: Swiss officials expected this morning to announce decision on extradition of Roman Polanski... A very busy weekend for celebrity weddings -- John Krasinski and Emily Blunt tie the knot, as do Carrie Underwood and hockey player Mike Fisher and Martin Lawrence and longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs... Jon Bon Jovi recovers from onstage leg injury... Kim Cattrall to be honored by Liverpool university.

The Mel Gibson Beat: William Morris Endeavor's dismissal of Mel Gibson allegedly more about money than morals... Oksana Grigorieva denies leaking audio tapes about Mel Gibson... Radar Online says more unflattering audio of the actor is coming.

The Lindsay Lohan Beat: Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer, Stuart V. Goldberg, allegedly won't work for free so Team Lohan is reportedly hiring O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Shapiro... Samantha Ronson comes to Lohan's defense on Twitter... What the actress can expect in jail.

Pop Culture: Edward Norton fired from Hulk role in "The Avengers" because Marvel Studios says it needs, "an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented cast members"... Is it possible Joaquin Phoenix has been offered the chance to replace Norton?... "Despicable Me" tops weekend box office... Christopher Walken, Javier Bardem, Mickey Rourke and Jason Statham team up for "Postdamer Platz"... Some AT&T customers could be missing "Mad Men."

By Jen Chaney  | July 12, 2010; 7:45 AM ET
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Comments

I already miss Stuart V. Goldberg. His website has him on video saying, "'Justice' is a small town three miles outside of Chicago." How can you go wrong with him on your side?

Posted by: byoolin1 | July 12, 2010 8:47 AM | Report abuse

William Morris Endeavor's dismissal of Mel Gibson allegedly more about money than morals.

I suppose they're saying that for legal reasons (CYA), but it sure doesn't sound admirable.


Edward Norton fired from Hulk role in "The Avengers" because Marvel Studios says it needs, "an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented cast members."

Harsh.


Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer, Stuart V. Goldberg, allegedly won't work for free...

So is Goldberg saying that the honor of representing LiLo isn't enough?


...so Team Lohan is reportedly hiring O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Shapiro.

...since the Kartra$hian$' daddy isn't available any more?


Some AT&T customers could be missing "Mad Men."

While doubtless other AT&T customers didn't know they were missing anything by not watching it.


http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/a-line/the-most-iconic-swimsuits-ever/537?nc

So easy to tell who bought their "shoes" and whose are natural.

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 8:51 AM | Report abuse

byoolin, there's also a Libertyville. I believe Adlai was from there.

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 8:54 AM | Report abuse

Wait, what happened to Tiffany? This chick is going through lawyers faster than she goes through coke.

Shapiro is facing legal troubles of his own (legal zoom is being sued), I don't think he needs the association. Also, most lawyers expect to be paid.

I can see WME dismissing Gibson over money. Who is gonna hire this guy now? No jobs, no percentage for the agency.

Posted by: epjd | July 12, 2010 9:18 AM | Report abuse

ep, you should get in line to be LiLo's new attorney. Sure you may have to take the case pro-bono, but just think of all the free publicity you could get from it.

Posted by: DorkusMaximus1 | July 12, 2010 9:40 AM | Report abuse

Dorkus makes a good point. And look on the bright side, ep: It'd probably only be for a day or so anyway.

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 9:53 AM | Report abuse

Oh darn, not licensed in Ca. Such a shame I can't put myself through the hassle of dealing with a client's unrealistic expectations for free.

Posted by: epjd | July 12, 2010 10:09 AM | Report abuse

"Avengers movie"

YAY!

"Ed Norton fired"

...what?

"Joaquin Phoenix in running"

...what.

Posted by: Bawlmer51 | July 12, 2010 10:37 AM | Report abuse

Also, it looks like google searches of Carrie Fisher just got a bit more complicated...

Posted by: DorkusMaximus1 | July 12, 2010 10:54 AM | Report abuse

Dorkus, why don't you try this keyword combo:

"Carrie Fisher" -"American Idol"

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 11:13 AM | Report abuse

By the by, the comments on the Polanski post are getting completely ape(poop). I think we might top that Tom Cruise/ LiLo post back in the day for sheer froth-at-the-mouth insanity.

/popcorn

Posted by: Bawlmer51 | July 12, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

"Jon Bon Jovi recovers from onstage leg injury" -- Oh, oh. Limpin' on a prayer.

"Kim Cattrall to be honored by Liverpool university" -- The Brits LOVE "Porky's"! Well either that, or it's for her steller work in "Mannequin." Riveting.

"Team Lohan is reportedly hiring O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Shapiro" -- If the leggings don't fit, you must acquit?

"Samantha Ronson comes to Lohan's defense on Twitter" -- Hell to the no, SamRo. Ding ding. Your 15 minutes was done months ago. Shoo.

"What the actress can expect in jail" -- I have this vision of Lindsay a la Goldie Hawn in "Private Benjamin" saying, "See, I did commit a crime, but I committed a 'different' crime. I agreed to the prison with the condos and the private rooms."

Posted by: td_in_baltimore | July 12, 2010 11:32 AM | Report abuse

td, you're on fire this morning!

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 11:48 AM | Report abuse

Dorkus, why don't you try this keyword combo:

"Carrie Fisher" -"American Idol"

Posted by: Nosy_Parker

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Except Nosy, there's far less chance of encountering metal bikinis using your method.

Posted by: DorkusMaximus1 | July 12, 2010 11:48 AM | Report abuse

Dorkus, the "-" is a negative, so it eliminates sites containing the phrase "American Idol."

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 11:52 AM | Report abuse

Dorkus, see metal bikini in last item of my 8:51 AM post:
http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/a-line/the-most-iconic-swimsuits-ever/537?nc

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 11:57 AM | Report abuse

LiLo's lawyer won't work for free ... so she really IS bankrupt? I wondered when that would happen.

Posted by: Californian11 | July 12, 2010 12:23 PM | Report abuse

Surely I'm not the only SuBo fan left. I lurved this story from the AP:

Susan Boyle seeks duet partner
Monday, July 12, 2010

...The Scottish singer is searching for an unknown to duet with her on her next album.

Aspirants can upload videos of themselves singing "Silent Night" to Ms. Boyle's website (www.susanboylemusic.com) and her YouTube channel. The competition closes July 23, with a winner announced July 26...

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 12, 2010 3:01 PM | Report abuse

The kids wanted to see "Despicable Me" this weekend. I told them, "I'm so sick of Mel Gibson."

"Marvel Studios says it needs, 'an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented cast members'... Is it possible Joaquin Phoenix has been offered the chance to replace [Ed] Norton?..."

Have I been hiding under a rock? When did Ed Norton become less bankable than Joaquin Phoenix? And when did Marvel Studios begin holding cast sessions at the mental hospital?

Posted by: mdreader01 | July 12, 2010 3:51 PM | Report abuse

Edward Norton fired from Hulk role in "The Avengers" because Marvel Studios says it needs, "an actor who embodies the creativity and collaborative spirit of our other talented cast members".

Translation: Edward Norton is a control freak who thinks he knows what's better for the picture than the producers, director and editors combined or separately. All well and good if he's writing, directing, producing and starring in his own movie, but he's a bit fuzzy on the concept of being hired to ACT, full stop, in a film. Especially one with a budget like this one--consider the finished product is going to average close to a million dollars per minute of finished film, spending hours haggling over the approved script just isn't worth it. Having said that, Joaquin Phoenix? Say it isn't so...

Posted by: sorcerers_cat | July 12, 2010 4:07 PM | Report abuse

mdreader01, good to see you. Gibson/"Despicable ME" -- hilarious.

Posted by: td_in_baltimore | July 12, 2010 4:18 PM | Report abuse

Very interesting, sorcerers_cat, verrrrrrrry interesting...I like Ed Norton, but I can't blame the studio for dropping him if that's the case. Plus they seem to be going for lesser-known names; I wouldn't mind seeing another new name get the opportunity to come in.

I just want it to be good. Please, please be good.

Posted by: Bawlmer51 | July 12, 2010 4:37 PM | Report abuse

I'm with you Bawlmer!

For a bunch of articles about what's going on with this google "edward norton control" (without the quote marks). But for a kind of hilarious take on his history, check out "The Incredible Sulk" piece:

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/edward-norton-the-incredible-sulk-846930.html

Posted by: sorcerers_cat | July 12, 2010 4:55 PM | Report abuse

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