STAR TRACKER: Sofia Vergara, Javier Bardem and Christina Aguilera

Modern Family scene-stealer Sofia Vergara is in talks to join the cast of Garry Marshall's New Year’s Eve. Other stars rumored to be joining the film include Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank and Ashton Kutcher

— Recent reports that Demi Lovato's lawyers have reached a six-figure settlement with Alex Welch (the dancer that Demi allegedly punched in the face) are "completely fabricated" according to Demi's reps. 

— Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro has teamed up with several directors, cinematographers, and producers to launch Mirada, a 25,000 square foot studio in Marina Del Rey, CA. 

Javier Bardem is one of 14 actors featured in a slideshow called  "Fourteen Actors Acting," for The New York Times Magazine. Even when he's furiously breaking plates, he's still sexy!

— Christina Aguilera will sing a duet with one lucky contestant on the season finale of U.K's The X Factor. Robbie Williams ,Will.I.Am and Rihanna will also perform.