Entertainment behind the scenes
from Tales from the Trail:
The 16-year-old singer, songwriter and actor was in Washington to raise awareness about type 1 diabetes, a disease he was diagnosed with in 2005. Earlier this year, he met President Obama as part of his diabetes work.
In an interview with Reuters, Jonas said his own presidential aspirations were not entirely a joke.
"As much as I joke about it and kind of say it to get a laugh, it is somewhat serious. I don't know if it will happen," he said.
The lovelorn vampires of “Twilight” will vie for top honors at the Teen Choice Awards on Aug. 9 with the singing stars of “High School Musical 3: Senior Year.”
Last year, then 15-year-old Miley Cyrus was the runaway hit at 3-D theaters when her “Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour” made $31.1 million its opening weekend at U.S. and Canada box offices in only 683 theaters.
Cyrus’ old friends the Jonas Brothers, who gained fame on her Disney television show “Hannah Montana,” are looking to eclipse that number when their 3-D concert movie opens in 1,271 theaters on Friday, and hundreds of theaters have been sold out.
Seven actors from the program, which tells about privileged teens growing up in Manhattan, were picked for the magazine’s story — posted on its Web site on Monday — of up-and-coming actors and actresses in Hollywood, including Blake Lively (pictured at right), who plays an elite New York prep school student in “Gossip Girl.”