Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks
Surfer Bethany Hamilton, who inspired the film Soul Surfer, is engaged to Adam Dirks.
"On April 9, 2012, Adam proposed to me and I said, 'yes!' Hamilton wrote on her blog. "I know Adam and I are right for each other and that God has us together for Him. Neither of us is perfect, but in my eyes Adam is just right and I'm thankful to have someone so perfectly perfect to share life with as one."
To quote adult Carrie Bradshaw, "dreams change, trends come and go, but friendships never go out of style."
And that is just what The CW is counting on with their planned adaptation of Candace Bushnell's Sex and the City prequel novel, The Carrie Diaries. Centered on teen Bradshaw's life as a fashion-forward high-school student in the '80s surrounded by some equally fab friends, the in-production pilot from Gossip Girl wonder twins Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage stars AnnaSophia Robb (Soul Surfer), who has some pretty big Manolos to fill as a version of Carrie who's not even legal to sip Cosmos.
Bridesmaids walked behind Thor, which kept its top spot at the movie box office.
The film about the hammer-wielding thunder god raked in $34.5 million (bringing its two-weekend total to $119.3 million) while the wedding comedy, written by and starring Saturday Night Live's Kristen Wiig, grossed a creditable $24.4 million, Box Office Mojo reports.
Thor hammered out the top spot at the weekend box office, Box Office Mojo reports.
The superhero film, starring newcomer Chris Hemsworth, and Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins, grossed an estimated...
Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Vin Diesel
The latest installment in The Fast and Furious franchise revved up the box office, breaking records for the biggest April opening ever, Box Office Mojo reports.
Fast Five grossed an estimated $83.6 million, and also broke...
Rio soared to the top spot at the box office for a second week, making it the top-grossing release of 2011 so far, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Fox animated film, featuring the voices of Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg, took in $26.8 million in its second weekend, bringing its worldwide total to $286 million. Rio fended off new release Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family, which brought in $25.8 million and took second place for the weekend.
Rio flew to the top of the box office in its first weekend of release, Box Office Mojo reports.
The animated comedy, featuring the voices of Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg, took in an estimated $40 million, the biggest opening weekend of any movie so far this year. Also in its first weekend in theaters, Scream 4 scared up...
In the battle of Russell Brand versus Russell Brand, filmgoers chose the animated bunny over the millionaire playboy, Box Office Mojo reports.
Hop, featuring Brand's voice as the title character, held on firmly to the top spot at the box office, grossing an estimated $21.6 million in its second week of release. Brand's latest film, a remake of Arthur, followed at No. 2 with...