And speaking of supertalented athletes, congrats are in order for ace goalshooter and Sunshine Girl Jhaniele Fowler, who has been voted Best New Talent for the 2013 ANZ Netball Championships, following her amazing debut season for the Southern Steel. Fowler, 23, set a new record for the most goals scored in a single ANZ season.
What will become of the Miss Jamaica Universe franchise? Greek-born hotelier Dmitri Kosvogiannis, who took over the reins from Invyte Promotions, has thrown in the towel, citing "ongoing professional obligations" elsewhere as his primary reason for quitting as franchise-holder. Stay tuned...
Following the Oscar-winning triumph (Best Original Song for Adele's sublime title track) of last year's Skyfall, director Sam Mendes has signed on to direct the 24th film in the James Bond series, according to Sony Entertainment. The as-yet-untitled picture is due out in November 2015 and will feature Daniel Craig as Bond for the fourth consecutive time, with a screenplay by John Logan, who also penned Skyfall.