The word on the street — which is to say Hollywood trade blogs — is that Charlize Theron is in early talks to hook up with Young Adult writer Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman for a film about motherhood. Although there isn’t more info on the project at the moment, this is awesome news… More »
The field of memoir writing is chock full of books that would make better kindling than reading, but there are definitely some larger-than-life stories out there worth chronicling. Sir Ian McKellen recently snagged a whopping $1.4 million advance for a memoir about his incredible life, but the legendary actor decided to return the cash and… More »
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, two comedy angels, return as Grace and Frankie in Season 2 of Netflix’s show about two women moving on after their husbands leave them for each other.
Season 2 picks up with a turn in Frankie’s relationship with her ex (Sam Waterston). The relationship dynamics… More »
At least she’s funny while she’s bragging about seeing Jason Momoa’s ween. More »
Game of Thrones will be getting — wait for it — keep waiting — its own Talking Dead-style aftershow on HBO this season, After the Thrones. UGH, YES. If you’re anything like me and after catching up through season four you read all of the Song of Ice and Fire books and then spent hours… More »
Last week, we were blessed with the release of Ivy Park, Beyoncé’s athleisure line, the rumor of a new album that didn’t land when half the internet and myself thought it would and her visage on the cover of Elle, revealed after a protracted countdown conducted on Elle’s Instagram account. This week, we have some snippets of… More »
TBS ordered 26 more episodes of Sam’s show. More »
Where does Zac Efron the man end and Zac Efron the artist begin? No one knows and no one cares.
Let’s just take a moment and enjoy the gift of a former Disney star screaming “FREE WEED!” over and over again to promote his upcoming feature film. This Instagram video has gotten — I kid you… More »
Amy Schumer has always seemed like a woman of the people, but perhaps never moreso than during her current very public obsession with Hamilton. Sure, Schumer can gets tickets to the damn thing. Okay, once she’s there she leaves a $1000 tip. But according to EW, she’s also listening to the soundtrack with her sister every morning on… More »
It was probably only a matter of time before arguably the world’s most famous transgender person appeared on the world’s most famous transgender television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter via The Associated Press, Caitlyn Jenner will appear in the upcoming third season of Amazon’s excellent Transparent. Show creator and executive producer Jill Soloway spilled the beans about Jenner’s appearance during… More »
Monday mornings are generally awful, which is exactly why you should watch this video of Katy Perry and Dolly Parton’s 2016 ACM Awards Performance. More »
Smithers’s sexuality has been an open secret on The Simpsons for a long time. The character is Mr. Burns’s assistant and has been in love with his boss since the beginning. Voiced by Harry Shearer, Smithers has had many episodes showing him fantasizing about being coupled with Mr. Burns and other obvious “hints.”
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Peter Dinklage finally hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and everyone was hoping for a thorough Game of Thrones scoop. He started off joking that George R.R. Martin wrote his opening monologue script but we quickly learned that this was a joke, and Bobby Moynihan was perfect playing Martin for the skit.
“How… More »
Tom Hiddleston can do pretty much whatever he wants, so it stands to reason that if he wants to read the damn weather report on a local Chicago station, no one is gonna stop him. Hiddles was hanging out in the studio to talk about his new movie I Saw the Light, a biopic about… More »
There are so many characters inGame of Thrones it’s hard to keep them straight, let alone identify the main character. Mathematicians Andrew Beveridge and a student from Macalester College turned to “network science” to sort it out, searching for instances in which two characters’ names appeared within 15 words of each other in A Storm… More »
Writer, director, and activist Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s latest documentary, The Mask You Live In, hits Netflix today, and it’s worth a look for anyone who’s interested in the flip side of sexism. The Mask You Live In examines the destructive effects of how we define and regulate ideas of masculinity in the US, and its… More »
Everyone knows that April Fools’ is an awful holiday. Even the most gullible among us are on the lookout for so-called pranks and assorted tomfoolery, so it’s almost impossible to actually pull a good April Fools’ joke any more, if there ever was such a thing. And if you do pull one off, well, everyone’s… More »
Yanic Truesdale, who portrayed the eternally put-upon hotel concierge Michel Gerard in Gilmore Girls, let slip a tidbit about the Netflix revival that has fans flipping out. According to Gilmore Girls lore, creator Amy Sherman-Palladino knew the exact four words she wanted to end the series on, but because of her contract disputes with The… More »