Disney knows how to manage its pantheon of characters. Beloved heroes and villains come back for sequels, cartoons, spin-offs and stage shows, but one Disney film had yet to translate over to the larger Disney universe – until now.
Actress Kathy Najimy, who worked with Brittany Murphy on the Fox animated series King of the Hill, made the following statement (printed verbatim) to PEOPLE about her friend, who died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles Dec. 20:
Orlando Bloom wasn’t being rude when he showed up late to the London premiere of ladylove Kate Bosworth’s movie Beyond the Sea last week – in fact, it was just the opposite. “I’m here to hold her hand,” he said. “I just didn’t want to do it in front of the cameras because this night belongs to her.” But he needn’t have worried too much about upstaging Bosworth, who dazzled in a lace Yves Saint Laurent gown and diamond chandelier earrings.