Star Scoop: Barbara Walters to Interview Lindsay Lohan, Rolling Stones Turn 50, Broadway Debut for Tom Hanks

By  October 15, 2012

The Rolling Stones are celebrating their golden anniversary with concerts in London and New Jersey this holiday season. The 50-year-old band is set to perform at the 02 Arena on November 25th and 29th, then come stateside to Newark’s Prudential Center for two December dates. Get your tickets now! [E! Online]

Rapper and producer RZA is making his directorial debut in a little more than two weeks with his Kung Fu, hip-hop, and soul-inspired film, The Man With The Iron FistsQuentin Tarantino mentored the film novice while Eli Roth collaborated with RZA on the script. The film, shot entirely in Shanghai, stars Lucy Liu and Russell Crowe, along with RZA in a 19th-century tale with plenty of action and (mortal) combat. [MTV News]

Lindsay Lohan’s return to the (small) screen will take place on November 25th as she stars in Lifetime’s Elizabeth Taylor biopic, Liz & Dick. But not before Lohan sits down with reporter Barbara Walters for her first interview in nearly nine months. [Entertainment Weekly]

Tom Hanks is coming to Broadway! The Oscar-winning actor will be making his debut next spring in Lucky Guy, a play from the late Nora Ephron. In it, Hanks will star as Mike McAlary, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who died of cancer at 41 years old. The show will premiere on April 1st at the Broadhurst Theater. [USA Today]

The Grammys organization sent their final farewell to music superstar Whitney Houston last week. Stars like Halle Berry, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, and Jordin Sparks paid homage to the singer during the “We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston,” special, which will air on CBS on November 16th. [Reuters]