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By United Press International   |   Feb. 22, 2013 at 3:54 AM

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JOSH BROLIN AND DIANE LANE: Publicists for Josh Brolin and Diane Lane told UsMagazine.com Thursday the Hollywood couple have split up and intend to divorce.

"Diane Lane and Josh Brolin have decided to end their marriage," the representatives said in a statement.

"It was a mutual decision. It is very amicable. It's not ugly, it's just over," an insider told the magazine.

No other details were immediately available.

The film stars married in 2004 and have no children together.

People.com said Brolin was arrested for spousal battery four months after marrying Lane, but the actress declined to press charges. Brolin -- who was nominated for a supporting actor Oscar for "Milk" in 2008 -- was also arrested for public intoxication Dec. 31.

The "True Grit" and "No Country for Old Men" actor is the son of actor James Brolin and stepson of singer Barbra Streisand.

Lane was a best actress nominee for "Unfaithful" in 2002. Her film credits include "The Outsiders," "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "The Perfect Storm."


STAN LEE: Film and television producer Barry Josephson is producing "Annihilator," a film featuring a Chinese superhero character created by comic-book icon Stan Lee.

Magic Storm Entertainment announced its collaboration with Josephson and Lee Thursday.

Dan Gilroy penned the screenplay for the film, which tells the story of a young Chinese expatriate, Ming, who must choose between remaining in prison or enlisting in a secret U.S. super-soldier program, which uses targeted genetic enhancements from various animal species.

"Barry is the perfect partner at every level to produce a film of this magnitude that targets a global market, including mainland China," Eric Mika, chief executive of Magic Storm Entertainment, said in a statement. "Barry's talents combined with Dan Gilroy's explosive script makes Stan Lee's treatment extremely powerful and a cornerstone for a unique franchise. "

"One of my dreams when I became a producer was to work with Stan Lee. Now with Dan Gilroy's magnificent script, that dream will become a reality," said Josephson.

"Connecting with my fans in China and worldwide has always been incredibly important to me and so I am beyond thrilled that I get the chance to create such a fascinating and powerful Chinese superhero with the 'Annihilator,' in partnership with Magic Storm Entertainment and Barry Josephson. Dan's story and character is unlike anything I have developed before, so I wait with intrigue as we begin to reveal more details about the 'Annihilator' franchise and to hear what audiences think as they immerse themselves into his world through the film. We are thrilled to welcome Barry Josephson on board to produce the film," Lee said.

No casting or release date for the film have been announced yet.


JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: Comedian-actor Kevin Hart and pop star Justin Timberlake are to serve as guest hosts of "Saturday Night Live" in New York next month, NBC said Thursday.

Hart is to take the "SNL" stage March 2, the same night Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will appear as musical guest.

Timberlake will serve as guest host and musical act on the March 9 edition of the sketch comedy series, NBC said.


WIZ KHALIFA: U.S. rapper Wiz Khalifa announced via Twitter Thursday his fiancee, model Amber Rose, has given birth to their first child.

The couple named their son Sebastian Taylor Thomaz.

"Happy Birthday!!!" tweeted the hip-hop star, whose real name is Cameron Thomaz.

"Everyone welcome this perfect young man into the world."

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