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Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Warrant lead singer Jani Lane found dead; Ava Sambora cast in Judd Apatow movie

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Jani Lane, former frontman for the ’80s hair metal band Warrant, was found dead in a L.A. hotel room on Thursday. The cause of death was not released. Lane, 47, exited and re-joined the band — responsible for such hits as “Heaven” and “Cherry Pie” — several times over the years. He also appeared on VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club.” (Associated Press)

Ava Sambora, daughter of Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora, has been cast in Judd Apatow’s next comedy, a pseudo-spinoff of “Knocked Up” starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. Sambora, who bears a strong resemblance to her mom, will play the best friend of the character played by Apatow’s daughter Maude. (Zap2It)

The third “Bridget Jones” movie is apparently happening. (Entertainment Weekly)


Ricki Lake, newly engaged. (Frazer Harrison - Getty Images)
Ricki Lake has gotten engaged to her jewelry designer boyfriend, Christian Evans. She announced the news Thursday on Twitter. This will be the former talk show host’s second marriage. (E! Online)

True Blood ” has been renewed for a fifth season. (Digital Spy)

An all-female ’80s band gets a star on the Walk of Fame and more, after the jump.

The Go-Gos now have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Daily Mail)

The MTV Video Music Awards will feature a tribute to Britney Spears, as noted in the promo below.

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Director Jonathan Demme (“Silence of the Lambs”) has optioned the movie rights to Stephen King’s upcoming novel involving time travel and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. (Hollywood Reporter)

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