Johnny Depp named People Magazine’s sexiest man alive!

“Pirates of the Caribbean” super star Johnny Depp was named People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” for the second time, Reuters is reporting.

“Whether it’s onscreen in roles like Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise or at home with his family on their private Bahamian island, the 46-year-old father of two with 25 years in show business still reigns as Hollywood’s most irresistible iconoclast,” People said in a statement.

Depp will next be seen in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” which opens in March of 2010. He is also the executive producer and star of “Rum Diaries” which will open next year.

People Magazine hits news stands Friday.

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ABC Daytime promotes “NINE” by naming the Top Nine General Hospital Moments of 2009

ABC Daytime is joining ABC and Disney in their efforts to support and promote the upcoming movie musical “NINE”. Throughout the month of December, All My Children, One Life To Live and General Hospital will incorporate “NINE” into their show’s story lines.  To kick off the celebration, the shows have  begun counting down the Top Nine moments of 2009 for every soap. Check out part 1 of the Top Nine One Life To Live Moments of 2009 below.  “NINE” stars Daniel-Day Lewis, Kate Hudson, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench,  Marion Cotillard and Nicole Kidman and is directed by Rob Marshall. The film will be released on Christmas Day.

Top Nine General Hospital Moments of 2009 Part 1:

To find out more: General Hospital

ABC Daytime promotes “NINE” by naming the Top Nine One Life To Live moments of 2009.

ABC Daytime is joining ABC and Disney in their efforts to support and promote the upcoming movie musical “NINE”. Throughout the month of December, All My Children, One Life To Live and General Hospital will incorporate “NINE” into their show’s story lines.  To kick off the celebration, the shows have  begun counting down the Top NINE moments of 2009 for every soap. Check out part 1 of the Top NINE One Life To Live Moments of 2009 below.  “NINE” stars Daniel-Day Lewis, Kate Hudson, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench,  Marion Cotillard and Nicole Kidman and is directed by Rob Marshall. The film will be released on Christmas Day.

Top NINE One Life To Live Moments of 2009 Part 1:

To find out more, visit: One Life To Live

Kathy Ireland Leaves ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Kathy Ireland and Tony Dovolani

Kathy Ireland and Tony Dovolani

Kathy Ireland is the latest celebrity to be eliminated from Dancing With The Stars. Kathy danced with Tony Dovolani who was previously partnered with Jane Seymour and Susan Lucci. 

“I wouldn’t change a minute of it,” Ireland,  told PEOPLE  Magazine. “To be able to work with Tony the past six weeks has changed my life forever. I can do so many things I never thought I could do. I feel like the biggest winner because I got him as my teacher.”

 There are 13 remaining couples dancing, including current front runners, Aaron Carter, Mya and Donny Osmond. Dancing With The Stars airs Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC.

Disney’s ‘Princess and the Frog’ inspired wedding gown revealed at D23 Expo in Anaheim

frog11Disney has brought us some of the most popular brides in the world with their fairy tales and animated films. From Cinderella and Snow White to Giselle in Enchanted, each princess got their happily ever after with a lavish wedding and an exquisite gown.

Now comes the latest princess to marry the man of her dreams in the upcoming Disney movie “The Princess and The Frog”. Wedding gown designer Kristie Kelly showed her latest designs inspired by the movies main character Tiana at the D23 Expo’s Wedding Event in Anaheim, California.

The 12 year veteran designer, who has focused on Disney-inspired gowns since 2007, revealed the first sketch for a Princess Tiana-inspired wedding gown, based on the upcoming movie, “The Princess and the Frog.”

“To be able to work on a film that one day your grandkids are going to see, it’s incredible,” Kelly was quoted as saying in a story about the D23 Expo by The Orange County Register. “I loved Tiana’s personality. I think she’s a very hard working woman.”

The Register reports that the dress Kelly designed, is modeled after the 1920’s, with rouching and fine beading. The dress will be released after the movie premieres later this year.

Disney’s “The Princess and The Frog” with opens exclusive engagements in Los Angeles beginning November 25th.

To see a picture of the dress design visit: ‘Princess’ inspired dress

Fourth “Pirates of The Carribean Movie” announced at D23 Expo

JohnnyDeppComic-ConJohnny Depp surprised fans at Disney’s D23 Expo opening day. The popular actor appeared on stage with Disney Studios Chairman, Richard Cook, to announce the fourth Pirates movie, titled “Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides”. The popular actor went onstage on a pirate ship in a nod to his film alter ego Jack Sparrow.

The fourth movie in the Pirates series is expected for a Summer 2011 release.

The D23 Expo continues at the Anaheim Convention Center through September 13.

For more information on D23, visit: D23 Expo Schedule

Big Break Returns for 12th Season at Walt Disney World Resort

Big%20Break The GOLF CHANNEL’s popular Big Break series returns for a 12thseason  of Big Break Disney Golf, a reality show that will make one contestant’s dream of playing on the PGA TOUR come true.

Big Break Disney Golf will have 12 males competing for the opportunity to fulfill the desire to play professional golf at the highest level. Competitors range from an Olympic gold medal medalist to several contestants with famous parents hoping to golf professionally.

The winner of the 10-week series will receive an exemption to compete in the 2010 Children’s Miracle Network Classic. The series marks the first time that a Big Break winner will compete in a TOUR event on the same course in which the series was filmed.

To earn the exemption and prizes, the champion will have to defeat highly skilled golfers in a variety of challenges that test their physical skills and mental toughness.

Big Break Disney Golf’schallenges also will take place at various locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, including Main Street U.S.A., Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex and the Walt Disney World Speedway. There will also be several cameos with PGA pros throughout the series and will also feature memorable moments from the Children’s Miracle Network Classic.

The contestants are: Andrew Giuliani (New York, N.Y.) – Son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Donna Hanover, Andrew is looking to make a name for himself in golf.

Ed Moses (Hollywood, Calif.) – A gold and silver medal winner as a member of the United States swim team at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, Moses’ goal is now the PGA TOUR.

Andreas Huber (Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Actress Susan Lucci’s son, the former Wall Street broker left the

Aspiring golfer Andreas Huber posing with his family. (L-R) Father, Helmut Huber; sister, Liza Huber; Andreas Huber and mother, Susan Lucci

Aspiring golfer Andreas Huber with his family. (L-R) Father, Helmut Huber; sister, Liza Huber; Andreas Huber and mother, Susan Lucci Photo: Steve Bergman

field for a career as a pro golfer.

Gipper Finau (Lehl, Utah) – Joins Tony as the first brother duo to play in the same Big Breakseries. Gipper turned professional at 16.

Tony Finau (Lehl, Utah) – Brother of Gipper Finau.  Tony turned professional when he was 17 and made a cut on the PGA TOUR the same year.

Mike Perez (Scottsdale, Ariz.) – After playing the Nationwide Tour, Perez is looking for the chance to join brother Pat on the PGA TOUR.

Vincent Johnson (Portland, Ore.) – Received the Charlie Sifford exemption to play in the 2009 Northern Trust Open. He was close to making the cut  in his first PGA TOUR start.

J.R. Reyes (Omaha, Neb.) – Reyes is not your typical golfer. While not looking the part, he has the talent to fit in on the PGA TOUR.

Kevin Erdman (Arcadia, Calif.) – Husband of golfer and Big Break Kaanapalialum Courtney Erdman.

Kevan Maxwell (Charleston, S.C.) – Aspiring golf professional.

Blake Moore (Monrovia, Calif.) – Friend of former Big Break competitor and PGA TOUR rookie James Nitties.

Sean Kalin (Delray Beach, Fla.) – A junior standout who gave up golf for 20 years after being kidnapped, he is looking for a second chance in the game

Vince Cellini and Stephanie Sparks will once again will co-host the series. The series will premiere on October 13 at 10pm EST on the Golf Channel.