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Kate del Castillo Demands International Investigation Mexico Violated My Human Rights

6/28/2017 5:28 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kate del Castillo, the Mexican actress who accompanied Sean Penn in the infamous El Chapo interview, is going to the Organization of American States in Washington D.C. Thursday, demanding that they open a human rights investigation into the treatment she got from the Mexican government.

Kate will file a complaint with the O.A.S. Inter-American Human Rights Commission, claiming Mexico's Attorney General leaked information about what was supposed to be a secret investigation into claims she laundered money ... something she denies.

She says the A.G. was out for personal political gain, and virtually ruined her life last year with nonstop "media persecution."

Kate says she's entitled to a presumption of innocence, which was denied by the A.G. in his pursuit of power. She says the leaks triggered a "mass-media lynching."

Kate has been charged with money laundering and the case is pending.

TSA to Harrison Ford Get in There, You Big Furry Oaf!

6/28/2017 4:06 PM PDT

Harrison Ford ain't getting around TSA as easily as he does all those sticky situations in 'Star Wars' -- well, all except that last one.

We got Harrison at LAX, where he was mum about the new standalone 'Han Solo' movie bringing on Ron Howard to direct.

But the gold here is the most famous interstellar smuggler trying to get through an airport security check.

Kessel run in 14 parsecs? TSA don't care!

We know Chewie's gotta be laughing somewhere ... in a galaxy far, far away.

Joseph Baena Looking Good, Feeling Good!

6/28/2017 1:15 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Arnold Schwarzenegger's son has his priorities straight ... hit the gym before ya talk Hollywood!

Joseph Baena was out Wednesday in Malibu -- near his Pepperdine campus -- when our photog wanted to know if he'd follow in his father's footsteps. Our guy even tossed up a softball: if he could reboot one of his dad's old movies, which one would it be?

Gotta hand it to Joseph ... for not only entertaining the question but also sticking to what's working for him -- pumping iron like his pops.

Joseph also gets in plenty of cardio with his bros ... Pepperdine style, of course.

Paddington Bear Creator Michael Bond Dead at 91

6/28/2017 6:24 AM PDT
Breaking News

Michael Bond -- the creator of the cuddly Paddington Bear that sparked a series of famous children's books -- has died.

Bond's publisher HarperCollins announced the author died Tuesday in his home following a short illness. Bond's first book in 1958 -- "A Bear Called Paddington" -- sparked a hugely popular series of children's books, an animated TV series and, ultimately, the successful 2014 flick.

The books alone were a worldwide phenomenon ... selling more than 35 million copies. There's a sequel slated to be released later this year.

The marmalade-loving, friendly bear who traveled from the "deepest, darkest Peru" to London came about when Bond spotted a lonely teddy bear sitting on a shelf in a shop back in 1956. He called it Paddington because he was living near a station with the same name.

Bond was 91.

Gal Gadot 'Grateful' to be Wonder Woman ... Despite Puny Salary

6/28/2017 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Gal Gadot's not sweating her relatively paltry paycheck for her monster-successful "Wonder Woman" flick.

We got Wonder Woman -- sans costume, shield, sword and Lasso of Truth -- with her hubby out in Bev Hills Tuesday. She seems content with the way everything played out ... at least on the surface.

As we reported, we're told she snagged a $300k base salary for the movie, which has grossed $600,000,000 and counting.

We broke the story ... Gadot's reps will absolutely go in to renegotiate her deal for new "WW" installments. We're told this will be a major renegotiation.

Let's put it this way ... she shouldn't worry about buying stuff on Rodeo Drive. 

Deadpool's Back Guns, Kids & Stripper Homage

6/27/2017 11:06 AM PDT

Hide your kitty litter, Deadpool is BACK ... and this time, he's invading a kid's birthday party!

The big, red killing machine suited up to film "Deadpool 2" out in Vancouver -- where Ryan Reynolds jumped right back into action as everyone's favorite Merc with a Mouth.

Fun Fact: In one of the shots, Deadsy's wearing a vintage Crazy Horse shirt ... 'cause he's a degenerate who loves naked women.

Meanwhile, over in Atlanta ... Dr. Strange and Tony Stark hooked up on the set of "Avengers: Infinity War" ... where they were joined by Bruce Banner (Hulk, for the glib).

Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch (with his Cloak of Levitation) and Mark Ruffalo are all playing their trademark characters in their war for Thanos' intergalactic space jewelry.

Both flicks don't come out until next year. So, hopefully these pics will scratch the itch for ya until then.

George Lucas Hey, Autograph Seekers May the Workforce Be With You

6/27/2017 7:03 AM PDT

George Lucas will begrudgingly sign autographs for those shoving posters and pictures in his face -- but don't push it ... 'cause he'll tell you to get a J-O-B.

We got George in Bev Hills, where he talked about Ron Howard taking over directing for the new Han Solo movie, as well as the L.A. City Council voting on his proposed $1.5 billion museum ... all while dealing with pushy "fans" looking for his John Hancock.

The "Star Wars" creator tells them how he really feels about their "fandom" -- and it's pretty harsh. In his opinion ... at $200 a pop, they should be more grateful, less pushy.

'All Eyez On Me' Singleton's Early Script With Tupac Prison Rape Scene

6/25/2017 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"All Eyez On Me" filmmakers and famed director John Singleton are beefing over the version of the movie Singleton wanted to make -- and now we have the script at the center of the feud.  

TMZ obtained several pages from a 2014 draft written by Singleton, and it includes a scene where prison guards lock Tupac in the library, and turn the other way while other inmates assault him. When you read it ... there's a clear insinuation Tupac gets raped.

'Eyez' producer L.T. Hutton referred to this scene while he was on "The Breakfast Club," but fans were hesitant to believe it. For his part, Singleton has trashed 'Eyez,' and refused to see it because he "knows they f**ked it up."

The script, labeled "REVISION EIGHT," also has a scene where Tupac watches his mother, Afeni, having "adult fun" with a man and another woman.

We contacted the film's producers, Morgan Creek, to authenticate the script. Marketing EVP Greg Mielcarz told us it's "one of several versions penned by Mr Singleton while he was working with Morgan Creek.”

Sources connected to Singleton tell us the script was an early draft, but everything he wrote was approved by Tupac's mother. Singleton's said in the past he felt Morgan Creek disrespected Afeni, and that's why he dropped out of the project.

Disney Chief Bob Iger Ron Howard Will Make 'Star Wars' Han Solo Film a Hit!!!

6/24/2017 7:23 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Disney Chairman Bob Iger has no doubt ... Ron Howard will bring the upcoming "Stars Wars" Han Solo installment in for a smooth landing, and any bumps in the road will be quickly forgotten.

We got Iger out Friday at E Baldi in Bev Hills when our photog asked some pretty good questions about Howard's chops in the genre. Iger laughs, saying the truth -- Ron can direct anything.

As was reported, Howard is replacing directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.  

Iger won't say if the flick will be delayed, but he says there are 3 elements that will guarantee success.  

Lil Yachty Hey Denzel & Oprah ... Holla and I'll Cut My Locks!

6/24/2017 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Lil Yachty has a message for Hollywood stars, directors and moguls -- y'all should f*** with him!

The 19-year-old rapper was at LAX when our photog asked if he'd ever change his famous hair color. Yachty, it turns out, already has an age set for when he'll not only change color, but cut his locks altogether. All he needs is the right phone call from some key players in Hollywood.

Yachty says he's got range to play all kinds of roles. It's also safe to say he's a big fan of "Moonlight."

Kid's got Oscar-worthy taste.

'All Eyez On Me' Sued by Kevin Powell ... That Script Stole My Interviews!

6/23/2017 9:54 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The filmmakers behind "All Eyez On Me" kept too close an eye on interviews Tupac did with a famous journalist, and then used his work -- without permission -- to write their script ... according to a lawsuit.

Kevin Powell wrote a series of articles for Vibe in the mid '90s focusing on Tupac's 2 major influences -- the civil rights movement (his mother, Afeni Shakur, was a Black Panther) ... and the gangsta rap movement.

According to the suit, 'Eyez' executive producer L.T. Hutton did an interview just this month, saying he looked at "all of the interviews" of Tupac to make the movie.

Powell -- who you'd also recognize from season 1 of "Real World" -- says after seeing the movie he saw many similarities to his articles. For instance, the movie has a character named Nigel ... as does Powell's article. But he says his Nigel was fictional, based on a real guy named "Haitian Jack." The fact Nigel appears in the movie, proves filmmakers lifted Powell's work ... according to the suit.

He says the movie also features a journalist, played by Hill Harper, talking to Pac in prison ... just as he did.

Sources connected to Powell tell us the parallel isn't lost on the public, because he's been asked multiple times if Hill's character is based on him.

We're told Powell's currently working on a Tupac biography, but before that comes out he's shooting for the moon with this lawsuit. He's asking a judge to immediately block the film from playing in theaters ... and award him a slice of the profits it's already earned.

Diddy 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' Screening Madonna, Snoop, Vin Give Thumbs-Up

6/22/2017 6:44 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

A slew of celebs showed up at Diddy's L.A. mansion for a screening of his new flick, 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop,' and to say the least they were inspired.

Madonna, Snoop, Vin Diesel, Lana Del Rey, Ray J, French Montana and Lil Yachty were just some of the guests at Diddy's Holmby Hills mansion.

Tyrese was all fired up when he left, saying the documentary chronicling the history of Bad Boy Entertainment has inspired him ... and he now has William Shatner in his crosshairs.

'Ghostbusters II' Baby Oscar Actor Commits Suicide

6/21/2017 10:29 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

11:40 AM PT -- According to the medical examiner ... Henry committed suicide by hanging himself. He was discovered by his brother in his apartment, who cut him down and called 911, but it was too late.One of the twins who played Baby Oscar in "Ghostbusters II" has committed suicide ... TMZ has learned.

Henry 'Hank' Deutschendorf -- who played the role of the baby along with his twin brother, William -- killed himself at his home in Escondido, CA last week ... according to law enforcement sources. 

William says Hank died after a long battle with schizoaffective disorder -- a combination of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He experienced hallucinations, delusions, depression, and mania and "fought for his life every day."

Hank and William ran a martial arts school in the San Diego area. Hank was named after his uncle, John Denver, whose real name was Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.

Hank also appeared as himself in the 2017 documentary, "Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters."

Henry was 29.  

RIP

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