March 12 - The latest celebrity news including British singer Morrissey is severely ill with double pneumonia, the U.S. probes hack of personal data on Michelle Obama, Beyonce and others, and ''The Great Gatsby'' will open the Cannes film festival. Roselle Chen reports.
Morrissey is reportedly severely ill with double pneumonia with both his lungs infected. The former Smiths lead singer had to postpone a sold-out concert in San Francisco recently, and has had a string of bad luck because of his health in recent months. He canceled several shows less than two months ago due to a bleeding ulcer and Barrett's esophagus, which can lead to an increased risk of esophageal cancer. Police are officially investigating a website that published personal and financial information of celebrities and high profile government officials including Jay-Z, Beyonce, Britney Spears, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. The FBI said they are aware of the site and has confirmed that the investigation is ongoing. Others whose information was found to be leaked include Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Australian director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" in 3D will open the 2013 Cannes film festival. The adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's account of "Roaring Twenties" America combines serious literary heritage and A-list star power, with Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role. The festival runs from May 15 through the 26. Hollywood stars Steve Carell and Jim Carrey worked their magic on the red carpet for the world premiere of comedy, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." The film tells the story of a pair of superstar magicians who hit it big in Las Vegas. Carrey plays Carell's number one rival in the film, which opens on March 15.