A morning mix of entertainment headlines . . .
Adele’s James Bond theme for “Skyfall” is now online. It arrived overnight and is already the top track on the UK iTunes chart. You can listen to the song, which definitely has an old-school Bond theme quality, below. (BBC)
Speaking of James Bond, the franchise turns 50 today, and the Post’s Style section is celebrating its influence on everything from cars to women to style. (Washington Post)
Mel Brooks has been chosen to receive this year’s AFI Life Achievement Award in a ceremony that will eventually be broadcast on TNT and presumably include a montage that involves the baked beans scene from “Blazing Saddles.” You know, to class things up. (Los Angeles Times)
Mariah Carey apparently needs extra security to protect her from Nicki Minaj , who allegedly threatened to shoot her. And we all know this because Barbara Walters said so. You know, why type more when this New York Daily News image of all parties involved really sums up this whole “Idol” drama with no words? (TV Column)
Daryl Hannah was arrested Thursday in Winnsboro, Tex., for attempting to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. This is the second time she’s been arrested for objecting to the pipeline that’s designed to allow crude oil to flow from Canada to refineries in Texas. She was taken into custody last year for participating in protests near the White House. (Associated Press)
Anna Kendrick demonstrated her cup maneuvering and singing abilities, as displayed in “Pitch Perfect,” during her appearance Thursday on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” She got a standing ovation as a result.