Hollywood: Iconic ‘Titanic’ door auctioned for millions; baby news for these stars


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Iconic ‘Titanic’ door auctioned for millions

The famous door at the end of the 1997 movie Titanic played a huge role in Jack and Rose’s last moments together, has just been sold at auction for millions.

This door was sold earlier this week at Heritage Auctions’ Treasures of Hollywood auction for $718,750 (about R13 million). This item brought in the most dollars at the event which took place in Dallas, Texas.

It was not the only one Titanic-prop that was up for auction. A prototype of the very door was sold for $125 000 (about R2.3 million), while the ship’s steering wheel went for $200 000 (about R3.7 million) and Rose’s light chiffon dress that she wore during the disaster for $118 700 ( about R2,2 million) were auctioned.

Other items also up for sale at the auction included Harrison Ford’s whip which included Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was used, the bowling ball that Bill Murray in Kingpin used and the black suit that Tobey Maguire in Spiderman 3 wore

Baby news for these stars

Two stars announced this week that their families are growing.

The Twilight-actor Robert Pattinson and his fiancée, Suki Waterhouse, have just welcomed their first child. This couple quietly got engaged in 2023 and became parents in a similar way.

The news about the birth of their first pinkie was only confirmed when they were spotted with a pink pram in Los Angeles earlier this week. It is not known when exactly their pinky foot was born.

Disney star Ashley Tisdale also announced earlier this week that she and her husband, Christopher French, will soon become a second pinkie foot richer.

“We can’t wait to meet you,” said the High School Musical– actress wrote on Instagram. In the photo she shared, one can clearly see her growing baby bump. Numerous of Ashley’s High School Musical-co-stars, including Cordin Bleu and KayCee Stroh, congratulated the couple.

The couple married in 2014 and welcomed their first child, Jupiter Iris French, in March 2021.

New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie on the way

The beloved Disney franchise Pirates of the Caribbean ‘s stories are far from being told.

There is a brand new film in this movie series on the way, although the producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, has already confirmed that the next entry will boast a whole new cast.

This sequel was already announced in 2020, although news about the next film was scarce. Jerry started earlier this year Comicbook.com confirms that the movie will continue, but will not be a sequel in the traditional sense of the word.

“We go Pirates (of the Caribbean) let revive That way, the movie is easier to make and we don’t have to wait for certain actors,” he said.

The franchise was established in 2003 with The Curse of the Black Pearl, which starred Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley, kicked off. Since then, four movies have been released, including Dead Man’s Chest in 2006, At World’s End in 2007, On Stranger Tides in 2011 and Dead Men Tell No Tales in 2017.

A sixth movie was planned, although it was put on hold due to Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s sensational trial in 2022. There was also talk of a movie with Margot Robbie at the helm, although she later announced that the project had been cancelled.

There is not any further information about the following Pirates of the Caribbean-movie not known.

A sequel to this teen movie is planned

Those who struggle to say no to a traditional, juicy teen movie will especially want to keep their ears peeled for the following news.

Eighteen years after the famous movie John Tucker Must Die hit the silver screen, a sequel is finally on the way.

Jesse Metcalfe (45), Sophia Bush (41) and Arielle Kebbel (39) revealed during a panel discussion at Epic Cons Chicago that there is already a text for the follow-up film and that they would be willing to be part of the movie.

“I would love to be a part of it,” Metcalfe said. “Apparently the text is wonderful.”

John Tucker Must Die was Jesse’s first appearance in a movie, and it remains one of the movies for which he is most recognized today.

“I have always thought that a good sequel would involve a younger cast. Then I play John Tucker’s uncle. It can be funny!”

Additional resources: ENews!, Hollywood Life, People