This week in entertainment news

Weekly wrap-up

This week in entertainment news

Thursday, Oct. 23

Elisabeth Hasselbeck of “The View” announced she would be introducing Sarah Palin at the weekend rallies.

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Friday, Oct. 24

Jennifer Hudson‘s nephew is missing. Her mother and brother found dead.

Saturday, Oct. 25

Amy Poehler, of Saturday Night Live, gave birth to her first child.

Sunday, Oct. 26

“High School Musical 3: Senior Year” opened with earnings of $42 million, the most ever for a musical.

Monday, Oct. 27

Michael Jackson is planning to tour 30 cities in 2009.

Jennifer Hudson‘s nephew is confirmed dead.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Britney Spears is starring in a film about her own life.

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Led Zeppelin plans to tour without lead singer Robert Plant.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Joaquin Phoenix is retiring from movies at the age of 34 to work on his music.

Robert Downey Jr. will play Iron Man in the two scheduled sequels. He will also reprise his role in the “all-star heroes” film, “The Avengers.”