Week in Review & This Week in Entertainment: Feb. 2

Box Office: ‘SpongeBob’ Tops With $56 Million, ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘Seventh Son’ Flop
“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” soaked up a massive $56 million at the weekend box office, leaving little remaining for two other new releases, “Jupiter Ascending” and “Seventh Son,” both of which flopped.

Bruce Jenner Involved in Fatal Car Accident
E! reality star Bruce Jenner was involved in a Malibu car crash that killed one person on Saturday, law enforcement officials confirm.

NBC’s Brian Williams Admits He Told False Story About Iraq Expedition
Brian Williams, the most-watched evening-news anchor on television today, has acknowledged that he falsely claimed to have been on a helicopter that was shot down by enemy fire while on an NBC News reporting trip in Iraq in 2003.

Rosie O’Donnell to Exit ‘The View’
Rosie O’Donnell is leaving ABC’s “The View’ for a second time, sources confirm.

Felicity Jones to Play Lead Role in ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Movie
Disney and Lucasfilm have tapped Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Jones to star in the “Star Wars” standalone movie from director Gareth Edwards.

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This Week in Entertainment 1939

The backstage drama during the production of “Gone With the Wind” was famously as sordid as the tale told in the film itself. On Valentine’s Day, less than a month after principal photography began, director George Cukor was gone, replaced by Victor Fleming, who would go on to win best director honors in the film’s Oscar night haul. Clark Gable’s biographer claims the Cukor was ousted because he made the star uncomfortable, but others say there were disagreements with producer David O. Selznick.

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