Mike Bell's Showbiz Buzz!

Raise a glass to Ryan Reynolds, who just bought a majority stake in the Oregon-based small-batch booze company Aviation Gin. Ryan praises the taste, but it could be a good investment -- just ask George Clooney, whose tequila distillery investment grew to be worth a billion dollars.

Rebel Wilson has revealed that her female-fronted Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake with Anne Hathawaywill be called The Hustle, a title that replaces the original Nasty Women.

Variety reports that Jessica Chastain will star in a sequel to It, playing the adult version of Beverly. The original covered the first half of the Stephen King novel, while this one will pick up the story at the halfway point.

To celebrate the Black Panther film phenomenon, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is now (jokingly) offering flights to Wakanda, the fictional African nation featured in the Marvel movie. There's a gate where folks can pose for photos and a way to print out fake tickets.

Olympic gold-medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez is taking on a new project beyond perfecting her flips and tumbles -- she’s become a designer, and will team with JC Penney for her new Ob.sess line for girls and tweens sizes 7 to 20.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but producers already have a sequel planned. Jurassic World 3 will be released in June 2021.

Mark Hamill, who rose to fame as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars series, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 8th.

Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway is in talks to star in the political thriller The Last Thing He Wanted, which is based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion. Mudbound director Dee Rees is already on board for the flick.

Former View co-host Jedediah Bila tied the knot with TV business consultant Jeremy Scher on Saturday in Huntington, New York, according to Us Weekly.

If you're one of the few remaining Harvey Weinstein fans out there, you're in luck -- the disgraced Hollywood mogul has put his West Hollywood cottage up for rent, at a cost of $7500 per month.

NBC-Universal has pulled the plug on Harry Connick Junior's daytime talk show after two seasons. But it'll be a long goodbye -- Harry will tape its last episode at the end of September.

According to the New York Post, Bravo now requires its reality stars to sign an “STD clause” promising not to sue the network if they get one or more nasty diseases while filming. Bravo doesn't test its contestants for anything, unlike ABC, which sends competitors on The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and other shows to the doctor before cameras roll.

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