Heath Ledger found dead in New York

Actor Heath Ledger was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Tuesday, possibly of a drug overdose, New York City police said.

The Australian-born Ledger, 28, who was nominated for an Oscar two years ago for “Brokeback Mountain,” was found dead by a housekeeper at his apartment in the trendy SoHo neighborhood.

What a shock.

Nicole Kidman is pregnant

This time for real… Nicole Kidman is pregnant; she has confirmed the news via her representative in U.S.

Australian actress Nicole Kidman

There has been multiple pregnancy rumours since Nicole married country singer Keith Urban in June 2006, but all of them were false alarms… until now.

Congrats to Nicole and Keith… best wishes and have a healthy baby soon.

Naomi Watts gives birth to baby boy

Australian actress Naomi Watts has given birth to her first child, a boy, in Los Angeles.

Watts and her partner, American actor Liev Schreiber, have named their son Alexander Pete Schreiber.

Alexander weighed 3.2kg and was 57cm long when Watts delivered the child naturally at a Los Angeles hospital yesterday.

More details at Sydney Morning Herald.

Congrats to the couple, and welcome to the world Alexander.

Isabella Leong to star in Mummy 3

Macau artist Isabella LeongMacau born actress Isabella Leong is set to star in “Mummy 3” according to some recent reports.

Isabella is reported to be starring as Michelle Yeoh’s daughter. Isabella’s agent refused to comment on this matter, which normally means that the news is true; otherwise the agent would have denied it.

Earlier last week another actress Crystal Liu was rumored to star in Mummy 3 as well. From the reports it seems that Isabella is taking a different role… but it’s just a guess; everything can only be confirmed when it’s officially announced.

Mummy 3 also stars Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello and Luke Ford. The movie will start filming in July in Canada and China.

Olivia Newton John in Taiwan

Veteran singer Olivia Newton John was in Taiwan to promote her Asia-wide concert, and was interviewed by popular Taiwanese news anchor Patty Ho.

Olivia Newton John and Patty Ho

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