Wednesday, August 17, 2011 / 4:58 pm
The new issue of the Hollywood Reporter, which hits newsstands Thursday, features producer-financier Avi Lerner who talks about his $70 million gamble on the new Conan the Barbarian film, his crushing split with longtime partner Danny Dimbort and the A-list stars, from Katherine Heigl to Nicole Kidman – who are now on his payroll.
The cover of the magazine features Lerner alongside Katherine and Robert De Niro, who both star in "The Big Wedding" a.k.a "The Wedding", a film which he is executive producing and financing. Timothy White photographed the trio at the Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut on July 29th.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 / 2:12 pm
Katherine’s latest movie "The Wedding", also known as "The Big Wedding", has been in production in the Greenwich, Connecticut area since early July.
Local landmarks such as the Burning Tree Country Club, Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse and Christ Church have all featured as locations for the shoot. There has been considerable local interest in the project, attracting the attention of residents and the press in an area relatively unaccustomed to big screen movie production.
Sunday, August 7, 2011 / 3:10 pm
Celebrities such as Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Glenn Close, Ryan Seacrest and Common spoke to Variety about diverse range of issues that have compelled them to use their influence to make a positive impact. Katherine spoke to the entertainment industry publication about the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, the animal welfare organization she founded with her mother Nancy.
By Anna Stewart
Romeo, Stella, Weezer, Oscar, Piper and Mojo get top billing in Katherine Heigl’s home.
These six canine characters, from young schnauzers to "an old man" collie make up the still-growing Heigl menagerie.
This animal-advocate actress passionately recalls shocking stories that her mother, Nancy, (who is looking after 14 rescue dogs) would tell her about abandoned and at-risk shelter animals. "Any time she would tell me one of those stories it would break my heart," says Heigl.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 / 12:27 pm
Lionsgate has acquired the US distribution rights to the comedy "The Wedding" a.k.a "The Big Wedding" which Katherine is currently shooting in Greenwich, Connecticut with Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Amanda Seyfried, Robin Williams, Topher Grace and Ben Barnes.
The studio has scheduled a domestic theatrical opening of October 19, 2012 for the film. Principal photography on the production is expected to wrap by August 22.
Monday, August 1, 2011 / 12:32 pm
Warner Bros. has released several stills from the all-star ensemble comedy New Year’s Eve, in which Katherine plays a caterer forced to work on December 31st serving a party attended by her former boyfriend (Jon Bon Jovi), who is now a famous rock musician.
In the still which features Katherine as Laura, she can be seen preparing food in the kitchen with co-star Sofia Vergara’s character Ava.