News

Thor, Katniss top Hollywood Halloween costume poll

Thor, Katniss top Hollywood Halloween costume poll

FANS 'HUNGRY' FOR COSTUMES: Katniss Everdeen, seen here in a scene from the first "Hunger Games" film, is among the most popular Halloween costumes this year. Photo: Associated Press

Fun-loving film fans want to be superhero Thor and “The Hunger Games’” Katniss for Halloween in America this year.

Bosses at movie ticket website Fandango have surveyed movie buffs to find out which costumes are most popular for parties and trick-or-treating and Chris Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence’s characters have come out on top.

Among men, Henry Cavill’s Superman and Iron Man are also popular, while Theodora, the Wicked Witch of the West from “Oz: The Great & Powerful” and Elizabeth Banks’ “The Hunger Games” character Effie Trinket come in second and third, respectively, for women.

Meanwhile, “Despicable Me’s” Minions have topped Mike Wazowski from “Monsters Inc.” and “Monsters University” as the most popular kids costumes this year.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 29

Fresh
benjerrys

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Music

Glen Matlock denies new Sex Pistols reunion

John Lydon, right, and Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols perform at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock dashes fans' hopes of another reunion by insisting he hasn't had any contact with John Lydon in five years.

in Music

Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin won’t say what has caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

Aretha Franklin stormed out a Johnny Rockets in Ontario, Canada last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.