Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Harrison Ford’s latest project could be titled “Indiana Jones and the Wings of Terror.” New York magazine reports the actor has been asked to name a new, rare type of butterfly recently found in Tanzania by the African Rainforest Conservancy. Ford will announce his choice at a benefit dinner in New York April 25.

LONDON – England’s Glastonbury music festival is known as one of the muddiest festivals since Woodstock, but that’s about to change – for rich people anyway. According to NME.com, fatcats will be provided with the option of taking a helicopter taxi to the venue and back, which will save them from trudging over miles of wet farm land to see the bands. However, the service will cost around $300, round-trip.

HOLLYWOOD – Showbiz insiders think Nicolas Cage could win the Best Director Oscar in 2004 for his directorial debut, Sonny, about a male prostitute in New Orleans. The film is finished but will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next January.

LOS ANGELES – Hey, hey, hey! Pre-production on the Fat Albert movie has been canceled according to The Hollywood Reporter over “creative differences” between cartoon creator Bill Cosby and the film’s director, Forest Whitaker. Fox is now looking for a new director to fill Whitaker’s spot.

Tue 04-09-02