Sep 25 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Chris Brown tests positive for marijuana, Helen Mirren to get a lifetime achievement award, and Katy Perry hits Tokyo. Lindsay Claiborn reports.
Chris Brown was in a Los Angeles court on Monday (September 24) after he tested positive for marijuana. According to a probation report, Brown tested positive in June in his home state of Virginia, where he is fulfilling his community service. Brown must report back to court on November 01 for a hearing to decide whether he had violated his probation - - he's currently in the middle of a five year probation for his 2009 assault on Rihanna. Helen Mirren will receive a lifetime achievement award from the European Film Academy. The Oscar-winning actress will be a guest at the ceremony to be held December 01 in Malta. Mirren will next portray Queen Elizabeth II - a role she already won an Oscar for - in a stage play to open in London next year. Iran's culture minister has said that his country will boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam video made in the U.S. that denigrates the prophet Muhammad. Iran says it will not field an entry for next year's awards and urged other Islamic countries to follow suit.. An Iranian film won an Oscar in the foreign film category last year. Finally, Katy Perry met with fans in Tokyo on Tuesday (September 25) for a special screening of her concert documentary, "Katy Perry : Part of Me." The singer took photos and signed autographs. The film opens in Japan on September 29.