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Baby for Elton John

Elton John and David Furnish have become parents for a second time with the birth of Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John. John’s spokeswoman confirmed that the baby was born Friday in Los Angeles to a surrogate mother. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. John, 65, and Furnish, 50, wed in 2005 and are parents to 2-year-old Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John . (AP)

Carell film at SXSW

Steve Carell’s comedy ‘‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’’ will kick off the SXSW film festival in Austin, Texas, on March 8. It stars Carell and Steve Buscemi as a washed-up Las Vegas magician duo. (AP)