Singer Buble, wife expecting 1st child

Michael Buble has something new to sing about: becoming a father.

In an online video posted Thursday by the YouTube account of Buble’s wife, Luisana Lopilato, a sonogram with the words “Mini Buble!!!” is shown. The 20-second video ends up with words: “We’re having a baby Buble!!!!”

The 37-year-old Canadian singer and his 25-year-old Argentine actress-wife were married in 2011. The couple met in 2009 during a South American concert tour.

Reports: Abrams to direct next ‘Star Wars’

Another universe of sci-fi fans has been put in the hands of J.J. Abrams.

According to multiple trade reports, Abrams is set to direct the next installment of “Star Wars,” which Disney has said will be “Episode 7” and due out in 2015. Disney bought “Star Wars” maker Lucasfilm last month for $4.06 billion.

The Emmy-award-winning director has also captained the reboot of “Star Trek” for rival studio Paramount Pictures, with the next installment in that series, “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” set to hit theaters May 17.

Rushdie asks why India is intolerant

Author Salman Rushdie says that India needs to ask itself why it’s becoming a culturally intolerant country that bans books and movies that offend some people.

Rushdie was talking to CNN-IBN news channel about “Vishwaroopam,” a Tamil-language film recently banned in the southern state of Tamil Nadu after Muslim groups said it was offensive to Islam. His book “Satanic Verses” is banned in India, where Rushdie was born.

Wire reports