The Force, now on iTunes
For the first time, all six "Star Wars" movies are now available for purchase at digital stores such as iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. "Viewers will have the Rebel forces at their beck and call across their favorite devices anywhere — sunbathing at the beach, relaxing in their living room with friends, or waiting to board a flight to Endor (or elsewhere)," Disney and 20th Century Fox said in a statement. The studios added that never-before-seen bonus features will be included.
Can you handle the Bluth?
Producer Brian Grazer says 17 more episodes of "Arrested Development" are in the works. … The "Twin Peaks" reboot on Showtime is now in doubt after director David Lynch backed out. "I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done," he explained on Twitter. … Ricky Gervais is writing and directing the movie "Special Correspondents," starring Eric Bana, for Netflix. … Fox has renewed Will Forte's "The Last Man on Earth." … Kathy Bates will be back for the fifth incarnation of "American Horror Story." … George R.R. Martin is developing an HBO series called "Captain Cosmos," which will take place at the dawn of the TV age in 1949. Um, doesn't he have a book to finish?
"The Longest Ride" stars Clint Eastwood's son Scott, John Huston's grandson Jack and Charlie Chaplin's granddaughter Oona. … Olivia Wilde and Garrett Hedlund will return for "Tron 3." … Christoph Waltz denies speculation that his character in "Spectre" is the Bond baddie Blofeld. …
James Taylor is releasing his first album of new songs in 13 years, "Before This World," on June 16. … Taylor Swift picked up 14 Billboard Awards nominations, leading all nominees. … Warner Music Group ordered YouTube to shut down Rand Paul's presidential campaign announcement last week because the background music — John Rich's "Shuttin' Detroit Down" — was used without permission.