New Line has acquired the pitch “Public Enemy” with LeBron James and Channing Tatum’s production companies, SpringHill Entertainment and Free Association, on as producers. Lucas Carter will pen the script, which is a subversive action-comedy that looks at the speed of media in our current landscape.
The NBA on TNT crew spent time joking around about the latest Google glitch that listed Shaquille O’Neal as a member *NSYNC before Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night. TNT showed reaction tweets from the real members of the boy band. Then, Ernie Johnson asked Shaq if he had anything to do with the glitch, and Shaq’s response had Ernie, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith impressed. “When they were young, they recorded their first album at my house, at the studio at my house — *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys,” Shaq said. “True story.”
Dave McMenamin: Kevin Love: “Are you going to go hang out with Chewbacca?” Kendrick Perkins: “Who is that?” (Love shows Perk a photo on his phone of Chewy sitting courtside at Game 3) Perk: “Oh, I don’t really keep up with all that new stuff.”