Los Angeles: `Avengers: Age of Ultron` kicked off the first season of summer blockbusters with an estimated USD 187.7 million debut, ending "Furious 7" four-week reign at the top.
The superhero movie also scored the second-highest box office debut of all time, reported Ace Showbiz.
The sequel to "The Avengers" beat the first movie with its opening day numbers, earning USD 84.5 million on its release on Friday, May 1 compared to the first movie's USD 80.8 million.
London, May 4 : There may be some other secret for Kate Middleton's glowing beauty even after giving birth to the new princess, but the Russians are not ready to buy it.
Readers of the pro-Kremlin newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda have alleged that there was some conspiracy going on regarding the new royal baby, as the Duchess of Cambridge looked too beautiful to have just given birth, the Mirror reported.
Los Angeles: A Kurt Cobain album is currently underway.
Brett Morgen, who directed the late singer's documentary "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck", revealed the big news during an interview with Bedford + Bowery, saying that the project would be released "this summer."
"The album of home recordings will feel like you're kind of hanging out with Kurt Cobain on a hot summer day in Olympia, Washington as he fiddles about. It's going to really surprise people," said Morgen.
London: Taylor Swift says she does not understand why other singers always look bored because being a pop star is "very exciting".
The "Blank Space" hitmaker does not understand why people make fun of her when she gets excited by her accomplishments because her career is much more "fun" than her "edgy" contemporaries, reported Contactmusic.
"I've always been an easily excitable person and I'm also easily hurt. Let's say I'm easily moved. A few years ago, I realised being moved isn't necessarily normal in my line of work, or this cynical world we live in.
London: Coldplay have donated 10,000 pounds to an "inspiring" quadruple amputee who lost his limbs from a deadly infection.
The band's frontman Chris Martin personally emailed Alex Lewis from Stockbridge, Hampshire, to say he had renewed his "faith in life", reported BBC online.
Rosemary Court, who helps manage Lewis's charity trust, said it had been "astonished" to discover the substantial donation from the band.
Court said the generosity had been "such a lift" for Lewis.
Lewis, a father, contracted a streptococcal infection which led to the rare Strep A Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Los Angeles: "Walking Dead" actor Chad L Coleman was seen going berserk, screaming at passengers in an NYC subway.
His action on May 1 was recorded by one of passengers before it was posted online, reported TMZ.
The subway was heading towards Brooklyn when Coleman had a meltdown and screamed at passengers.
Coleman couldn't hide his anger after a guy and a girl in the subway tried to figure out where they knew him from.
It has been confirmed that Coleman was completely sober when having a meltdown in the subway.
London: Singer Zayn Malik has deleted all references to One Direction on his Twitter account.
His Twitter handle, which was @ZaynMalik1D until yesterday, has been changed to just @ZaynMalik.
The 22-year-old singer has also deleted the link to the One Direction website from his bio.
Some fans have seen Malik's removal of references to the band as a betrayal.
"Why would you do this to us?," one fan tweeted whilst others claimed 'heartbreak' and that Malik's actions have 'hurt' them.
London, May 3 : With the second royal baby's arrival, bookies have started betting on names for the new princess, and Charlotte has emerged as the favorite.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's newly born could be named in the next 24 hours, however, the surge could leave the industry facing a seven-figure payout to customers, the Mirror reported.
The name surged into first place in late bets and leveled with Alice, which was the previous favorite, at the same odds with Coral. Olivia, Victoria and Elizabeth are also there as some popular names for the tot.
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