Mercy Recent News

‘Host’ Star Mulling ‘Cinderella’ Role; ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Poster Debuts

Phil Pirrello | December 3, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Disney’s live-action adaptation of Cinderella is closing in on a leading lady. Saoirse Ronan (The Host), Gabriella Wilde (The Three Musketeers) and newcomer Alicia Vikander are in talks to play the Disney princess for director Mark Romanek. This piece of casting news comes on the heels of reports that Cate Blanchett is circling the role of… More »


Celebuzz | April 13, 2009 - 9:20 am

Madonna Gets No Mercy From Malawi Government

Betsy Waldman | April 3, 2009 - 10:00 am

It looks like Madonna’s Adoption Drive 2009 has come to an unsuccessful end.
The Associated Press reports that a judge in Lilongwe, Malawi, rejected the Material Mom’s effort to adopt three-year-old Malawian girl Chifundo “Mercy” James on Friday.
The 50-year-old singer arrived in Malawi last weekend in anticipation of the hearing, and amid… More »

Madonna Seeking a Little Mercy

Betsy Waldman | March 26, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Madonna doesn’t care what the government of Malawi says—she’s going ahead with plans to adopt another one of their kids anyway. The New York Daily News reports that the Material Mom, 50, has filed adoption papers in an effort to add three-year-old Malawian girl Mercy James to her ever-increasing brood. This, despite the fact that… More »