News Nuggets: AMA Awards best dressed were Selena Gomez, Fergie, Kate Beckinsale

There was a lot of shock factor with the fashion statements for the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night. Best dressed on the red carpet were Selena Gomez in an elegant Armani Prive gown, Fergie in a Halston Heritage gown, actress Kate Beckinsale in Kaufmanfranco, and Jordin Sparks in Halston Heritage. Among the worst dressed were Zendaya, Heidi Klum (“Project Runway“), actress Olivia Munn (“The Newsroom“), and Bleona Qereti. E! Online

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” conquers the weekend box office with this year’s best opening number of $123 million. The Jennifer Lawrence film was below the debuts of both prior “Hunger Games” movies but also brought in over $152 million overseas. Disney’s animated “Big Hero 6” was in second place with $20 million. The Christopher Nolan space epic “Interstellar” was in the third spot with $15.1 million. The Wrap

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Mel Gibson is heading back to the director’s chair for the first time since 2006. The Oscar winner is set to helm “Hacksaw Ridge,” a World War II true story about a war hero named Desmond T. Doss who refused to bear arms and eventually became a medic. Andrew Garfield would play the lead role if the deal is sealed. Thompson on Hollywood

Tina Fey‘s next comedy series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is switching from NBC to Netflix. Fey and former “30 Rock” writer/producer Robert Carlock will launch the show in 2015 with a full two-season commitment. It stars Ellie Kemper (“The Office”) as a woman who escapes a cult and starts life over in New York. It will co-star Jane Krakowski, Carol Kane, and Lauren Adams. USA Today

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NBC releases a new teaser trailer for its upcoming presentation of “Peter Pan Live.”  A new digital exclusive offers interviews with stars Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, and Christian Borle and moments from several of the songs. The live musical event will be on December 4. Playbill

ABC cancels the new John Stamos drama “Members Only” before it ever airs. Created by Susannah Grant (“Erin Brockovich”), the show was slated for a mid-season debut. The plot was about an “upstairs/downstairs” view of a Connecticut country club. It also starred Betsy Brandt and Natalie Zea. TV Line

Bert Lahr‘s original Cowardly Lion costume from “The Wizard of Oz” will be up for sale today in New York. It is part of an auction put together by Turner Classic Movies called “There’s No Place Like Hollywood.” Other items will include Sam’s piano from “Casablanca, Clark Gable‘s riding jacket from “Gone With the Wind,” and a Marilyn Monroe saloon gown from “River of No Return.” Variety

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