Here's some ironclad success for you:
Iron Man 3 had a $175.3 million domestic opening weekend and an overseas haul of a half-billion dollars in less than two weeks. No other solo superhero - not even Batman or Spider-Man - has managed that kind of business. Iron Man 3 delivered the second-biggest debut ever, behind the $207.4 million start last year for The Avengers, which teamed ol' Ironsides with other Marvel Comics heroes.
Keira gets hitched!
Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley said "oui" to rocker James Righton in a wedding ceremony Saturday that included about 10 people in southern France. Righton, keyboard player for the Klaxons, and Knightley, who was nominated for her role in Pride and Prejudice, got engaged a year ago. Felicitations!
Tyler, a cautious man?
Cancel your trip to Jakarta, Aerosmith fans. The band's planned May 11 show in Indonesia for a nearly sold-out crowd of 15,000 was canceled after an alleged bomb plot at the Myanmar Embassy surfaced Saturday. It's unclear whether the concert's cancellation was directly related to the terror plot or whether there was some other threat. Aerosmith's management apologized to fans on the promoter's website.
Calligrapher of light
Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai was given France's highest cultural honor Sunday - Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters. France's foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, said French artist Jean Cocteau might have called Wong Kar-wai "the calligrapher of light." Wong's most recent film, The Grandmaster, recounts the life of Chinese martial arts legend Ip Man, famous for having trained Bruce Lee.
Isn't it ironic?
After Reese Witherspoon was caught on camera shouting, "Do you know my name?" at an Atlanta cop, she was seen at LAX wearing an Atlanta Police Department hat. . . . In an interview with Piers Morgan published in the Daily Mail, Lindsay Lohan said she prefers ecstasy over cocaine. . . . After Lil' Kim sued International Rock Star Corp., claiming it tricked her into a bad licensing deal, the company sued back, claiming her antics were to blame. . . . Guess model Dannielynn Birkhead showed up at the Kentucky Derby dressed as Mary Poppins.