- "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks' first album is due in November, the Associated Press reports; her first single, "Tattoo," will be released Aug. 27.
- Variety has news of Djimon Houndsou and Dakota Fanning signing on to star together in a thriller titled Push.
- ABC has set dates for two relatively high-profile TV movies, the latest Oprah movie and an adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun, Zap2it reports.
- According to Billboard, Jamie Foxx will star in another musical biopic, titled The Soloist.
- TV Guide reports that the remaining episodes of "The Nine" are now streaming online, if anyone still cares.
- The Washington Post explains why Ryan Seacrest is "hosting" the Super Bowl.
- There's yet another new hero: Bratz star Janel Parrish is joining the cast of "Heroes" to play the head cheerleader at Claire's new school, writes the Hollywood Reporter.
- Billboard reports that Amy Winehouse continues to cite "ongoing health issues" as she cancels another event: the V Festival in the U.K.
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