Fast Track: R. Kelly has 32 new chapters of ‘Trapped in the Closet’

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday.

R. Kelly says he is ready to film 32 new chapters of his infamous melodrama hip-hopera series, “Trapped in the Closet.” All he needs is a little funding. (TMZ)

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” is already doing well at the box office. Look out, “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” -- the No. 2 spot is up for grabs. (

Los Angeles Times)

Josh Krajcik sings a duet with

Alanis Morissette during the final performance episode of “The X Factor.” A winner will be crowned tonight. (Los Angeles Times)

“American Idol” star Adam Lambert is arrested after brawling with his boyfriend outside a bar in Finland. (The Hollywood Reporter)


The Weeknd releases its third mix tape of the year, “Echoes of Silence.” You can download it here. (Stereogum)

Steve Jobs, who helped revolutionize the music industry, is awarded a posthumous Grammy. (Los Angeles Times)

Winter is coming to your PC. The trailer is out for the “Game of Thrones” role-playing game. (Gaming Union)

And here’s a behind-the-scenes peek at the second season of “Game of Thrones.” (Los Angeles Times)


The Kardashians deny allegations that their clothing line is manufactured in horrific sweatshops. (E!)

Charlie Sheen is spending the holidays with ex-wife Denise Richards and the kids, swimming with dolphins. (Los Angeles Times)

Sarah Palin, played by Julianne Moore, and John McCain (Ed Harris) are the focus of the new HBO movie “Game Change.” (USA Today)

Alec Baldwin says he no longer wants to be mayor of New York City. (Los Angeles Times)


NPR’s “Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me” is coming to the small screen. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Noelene Clark

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