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Monitor: July 20, 2012

Claire Danes is expecting her first child, ”The Social Network” producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti will film an adaptation of ”Fifty Shades of Grey,” and more

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Pregnancies

Homeland star Claire Danes, 33, and husband Hugh Dancy, 37, are expecting their first child together…. One month after their wedding, Magic Mike‘s Matthew McConaughey, 42, and wife Camila, 29, announced that they are expecting. The couple are already parents to son Levi, 4, and daughter Vida, 2.

Births

Reality star Kourtney Kardashian, 33, and boyfriend Scott Disick, 29, welcomed their second child, daughter Penelope Scotland Disick, on July 8 in Los Angeles. She joins brother Mason, 2…. Actress Sienna Miller, 30, and fiancĂ© Tom Sturridge, 26, reportedly welcomed their first child, a girl, in London in early July.

Married

The Office and Bridesmaids star Ellie Kemper, 32, wed Michael Koman on July 7 in New York City…. Miami Dolphin Chad Ochocinco, 34, married Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada, 36, on July 4 in St. Martin…. 30 Rock‘s Alec Baldwin, 54, wed yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas, 28, in New York City on June 30.

Deals

The Social Network producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti will reteam for an adaptation of E L James’ best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey.

Confirmed

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, 45, publicly acknowledged he is gay in a letter posted on Andrew Sullivan’s blog on the Daily Beast.

Accidents

On July 9, a Boston city bus hit a parked trailer on the set of Sandra Bullock‘s upcoming film The Heat. Several people were treated for noncritical injuries.

Settled

Tom Cruise, 50, and Katie Holmes, 33, reached a divorce settlement on July 9. ”We are committed to working together as parents to accomplish what is in our daughter Suri‘s best interests,” they said in a joint statement. Though details were not disclosed, it is expected that Holmes will have physical custody of Suri and Cruise will have generous visitation rights…. Four former cast members from the sitcom Happy Days reached a settlement with CBS and Paramount Pictures over merchandising royalties on items inspired by the show. While terms were confidential, the actors said, ”We will continue to receive all of the merchandise royalties promised to us in our contract.”

(With additional reporting by Stewart Allen and Jason Clark)