‘Boston’ Rob, Russell return to ‘Survivor’
LOS ANGELES — ‘‘Boston’’ Rob Mariano and Russell Hantz are getting another shot at $1 million.
The veteran ‘‘Survivor’’ bad boys will join 16 new contestants for the 22nd edition of the CBS reality TV competition, the network announced Thursday. It will be the fourth time competing for Mariano (‘‘Marquesas,’’ ‘‘All-Stars,’’ ‘‘Heroes vs. Villains’’) and the third for Hantz (‘‘Samoa,’’ ‘‘Heroes vs. Villains’’). Neither has ever won the $1 million grand prize.
‘‘Survivor: Redemption Island’’ is scheduled to premiere Feb. 16.
Peter Fonda finds dead body in car
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police said actor Peter Fonda discovered a dead body in a car and they are investigating the death.
Sgt. Carlton Cook at the West Los Angeles Community Police Station said the ‘‘Easy Rider’’ actor called 911 on Wednesday after he spotted a car parked on the side of Sunset Boulevard. Cook says the 70-year-old Fonda is absolutely not a suspect but did not have any more details.
The call was first reported by TMZ, which said Fonda got out of his car and found the man slumped over in the front seat.
Fonda is best known for his role in the 1969 film ‘‘Easy Rider’’ as sex-and-drugs loving biker Captain America.
Nicolas Cage filming ‘Ghost Rider’ sequel
ANKARA, Turkey — Nicolas Cage is filming the sequel to ‘‘Ghost Rider’’ in Turkey.
Turkey’ Anatolia news agency said the Hollywood actor arrived at the film set Thursday in the town of Goreme in the Cappadocia region, which is famous for caves, houses made of rock and unusual stone formations.
Tourists from around the world visit subterranean cities carved out of soft stone in Cappadocia or ride in hot-air balloons above the mushroom-shaped stone formations.
Anatolia says some parts of the movie also will be filmed in the Turkish province of Denizli, where white limestone terraces form of calcium deposits also draw tourists.