Celeb Scoop: Bill Murray Brunched at Square Peg This Weekend

Plus: Bradley Cooper might be interested in directing a new movie, everyone has seen The Avengers already, The Roots honor late Beastie boy MCA, and more of today's celebrity news.

Bill Murray in South Philly. Steve Zissou was in South Philly with one of his sons to take in the Sixers/Bulls games this weekend. They also brunched at Square Peg on Saturday. [Philly Gossip]

Bradley Cooper Wants to Star and Direct in Troubled Project? A book that almost didn’t get published and a movie that still might not be made has supposedly grabbed the attention of Jenkintown’s Bradley Cooper, who is said to be interested in starring in and directing Honeymoon With Harry. [Huffington Post]

The Avengers Has Biggest Opening Weekend Ever. Harry who? The Avengers opened up at the box office by raking in more than $200 million. That bests the previous record by more than $30 million. [E!]

The Roots Help to Honor MCA. Black Thought and The Legendary Roots Crew teamed up with Travie McCoy and Kid Rock to perform a medley Beastie Boys hits. The group played “No Sleep Till Brooklyn,” “So What’cha Want,” “Sabotage” and “The New Style” as a part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony that aired on HBO on Saturday. [Hollywood Reporter]

Eli Manning Hosted SNL. The Giants quarterback didn’t kill, but he didn’t flop. So, that’s probably a win for ManningFace, right? [EW]

Shaq Is a Doctor. Shaquille O’Neal earned himself a doctoral degree in Organizational Learning and Leadership with a specialization in Human Resource Development from Barry University in Florida this weekend. So, that will be Dr. Kazaam to you. [Gawker]