Grapevine: Bieber melting down, Bullock enters ‘Oceans’

Plus news on ‘Nashville’ and a sequel to ‘The Passion of the Christ’

Source: Bieber is nearing a breakdown

Justin Bieber is burned out. That’s obvious to anyone who has followed his behavior in recent months, as the pop star has recently sworn off meet-and-greets with fans, awards shows and photographs via passionate Instagram pleas. But his inner circle is beginning to worry about the 22-year-old. “People around Justin are nervous about him and worry that he could have a breakdown,” a source close to the singer tells “Entertainment Tonight.” “The situation is serious and no one is taking it lightly. Justin is extremely burnt out and just needs a break.” This week, the Biebs was involved in a brawl outside of a Cleveland hotel following Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Bieber attended the game earlier in the night and was booed by fans.

Blanchett, Bullock on board for ‘Ocean’s’

An all-female reboot of “Ocean’s Eleven” is reportedly in the works — hey, it’s worked wonders for the new “Ghostbusters” movie! — with Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, and Mindy Kaling reportedly signing on for the project, Showbiz411.com reports. The film will reportedly be directed by Gary Ross (“The Hunger Games”), and Elizabeth Banks is said to be in talks for a role. The movie is reportedly set to film in New York in 2017.

‘Nashville’ gets new life at CMT

Is “Nashville” dead? Not so fast! After getting axed by ABC, the country music drama (which stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere) has been picked up for a fifth season by CMT, the Tennessean reports. “CMT heard the fans. The wave of love and appreciation they have unleashed for ‘Nashville’ has been overwhelming,” Brian Philips, president of CMT, said in a statement. “We see our fans and ourselves in this show, and we will treasure it like no other network. ‘Nashville’ belongs on CMT.” As per the new deal, the show will also stream on Hulu the day after it airs. Following the show’s cancellation, fans banded together and launched a social network campaign to rescue it from oblivion.

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■Mel Gibson is reportedly working on a sequel to “The Passion of the Christ,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film will focus on the resurrection of Jesus, and will be penned by “Braveheart” screenwriter Randall Wallace.


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