JAMES PATTERSON ATTENDS QUILL AWARD CEREMONIES
Author James Patterson attends the cocktail hour for the Quill Award ceremonies in New York on October 10, 2006. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
U.S. crime novelist James Patterson is the top-earning author in 2011-12, earning $94 million thanks to the 14 new titles he published, Forbes reported.
Tyler Perry will be the next actor to play fictional Washington detective-psychologist Alex Cross on the big screen, The Hollywood Reporter said.
British actor Idris Elba will play District of Columbia police detective-psychologist Alex Cross in the film adaptation of the novel "Cross," EW.com said.
Texas routinely bans from its prisons books by best-selling and award-winning authors, officials said.
The U.S. television drama "Women's Murder Club" will return to ABC with new episodes, starting next month, the network announced Monday.
Jamaica's prime minister has announced plans to make his country a republic, which would remove Britain's queen as Jamaica's head of state.
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