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Giuliana and Bill Rancic are expecting a baby; ‘Think Like a Man’ tops box office

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Bill and Giuliana Rancic, soon to be parents. (Carlo Allegri/AP)

Giuliana and Bill Rancic are going to have a baby. The E! red carpet maven and her husband announced Monday on the “Today” show that they are expecting their first child via a gestational carrier, a married mother of two who will deliver in late summer. The announcement comes six months after Rancic revealed that she has breast cancer and after the couple’s long struggle with fertility issues, which has been well documented on their series, “Giuliana & Bill.” (Today)

Think Like a Man ” took the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office, assuming the crown after a four-week “Hunger Games” reign. The ensemble comedy based on Steve Harvey’s book earned a strong $33 million, while Zac Efron’sThe Lucky One” came in second with $22.8 million and Katniss Everdeen fell to third place with $14.5 million. (Box Office Mojo)

Robin Gibb awoke from his coma over the weekend, becoming fully conscious and capable of talking to his family. The Bee Gee, who fell into the coma a week ago, has pneumonia that was brought on by ongoing chemotherapy treatments and surgery to treat colorectal cancer. Gibb’s doctor confirmed yesterday that the cancer is in an advanced stage. (Associated Press)

Carey Mulligan married Marcus Mumford, frontman for Mumford & Sons, during a ceremony held on a farm in the English countryside. Mumford’s father, who happens to be a vicar, reportedly performed the ceremony, according to the Daily Mail. The couple, who were pen pals as children, began dating last year and got engaged in August. (People)

Remember Mariah Yeater , the woman who suggested Justin Bieber fathered her child? Well, almost everyone had forgotten all about her, too, until Bieber mentioned her again on Twitter Saturday night. “Dear mariah yeeter ...we have never from the heart i just wanted to say...,” Bieber tweeted, then posted a clip of Sacha Baron Cohen in “Borat” saying “You’ll never get this.” Classy. (Huffington Post)

Russell Crowe has signed on to play Noah in Darren Aronofsky’s film about the biblical figure who built an ark. (Deadline)

Bilbo Baggins fans may want to find a way to get to CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Tuesday; up to 10 minutes of Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” will be screened there. (Hollywood Reporter)

When she isn’t at a movie theater or writing about movies, Jen Chaney is ... um ... probably at home, watching a movie.


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