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Backstreet Boys Vegas bound

Backstreet Boys have announced that they will kick off an 18-date Las Vegas residency starting in March 2017.

Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, and Kevin Richardson will premiere at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on March 1, 2017 with "Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life".

"What can you expect from the show? If you've ever been to a Backstreet Boys show, it's going to be that on steroids," Littrell said, reported Rolling Stone magazine.

"Can fans expect to see all the hits? Of course."

They also announced that tickets go on sale Oct 1, reported local newspaper Las Vegas Review Journal.


Brolin marries model in small ceremony

Oscar-nominated star Josh Brolin married model Kathryn Boyd on Saturday evening at an undisclosed location.

The Milk actor, 48, and Boyd tied the knot in front of their family members and closest friends, reported US Weekly.

According to social media, guests used the hashtag #JBKBStuckTogether to celebrate the nuptials that appear to have occurred in North Carolina, reported Eonline.

Brolin admitted to being completely hands on planning for his wedding.

"I'm the guy who has to force himself to back off!

"I'm such a control freak and I want to control everything," he said.


Actor found dead

An actor has been found dead at the rented home of Canadian talk-show host George Stroumboulopoulos (above) in the Hollywood Hills neighbourhood of Los Angeles, police and the TV personality said on Friday.

The body of Mr Richard Hong, 41, was found at the house by officers responding to reports of a burglary there shortly after 2am, said Officer Norma Eisenman, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman.

She said witnesses reported seeing a man in a black jacket fleeing the area on foot, reported Reuters.

The suspect remained at large on Friday evening despite a search of the neighbourhood using dogs and a helicopter.

The Los Angeles Times, citing a coroner's spokesman, said that the victim had sustained head trauma.

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