One of the films that made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival this week is “The Paperboy,” starring Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, and Zac Efron. The film is based on Pete Dexter’s 1995 novel of the same name, and is about a reporter (McConaughey) investigating the wrongful conviction of a creepy inmate (Cusack). Kidman plays a woman who is super horny for Cusack’s character, while Efron plays McConaughey’s brother, and somewhere along the way, Efron’s character gets stung by a jelly fish and Nicole pees on him. Apparently, the movie is getting panned by critics, but I think it sounds worth seeing for the pee scene alone. “This is a movie that often seems to be missing important transitional scenes or specific inserts,” wrote New York magazine’s Kyle Buchanan in his review, ”but you had better believe that when Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron, that camera is there.” Also: ”Yes, you get a close-up of the stream.” Awesome. [Dlisted; NYMag.com]
“I pinched myself everyday, especially after doing love scenes with Nicole Kidman. It was the highlight of my life. Nicole was something else and was always in character. She didn’t get weird method, like some actors do, but I have never seen anyone so centered.”
– Zac Efron discusses the delightful time he had filming “Paperboy” with Nicole Kidman. Zac plays the eponymous paperboy in the movie, while Nicole “stars as Charlotte Bless, a woman who writes letters to death row inmates and who is having a correspondence with the murder suspect, played by John Cusack.” OK, then. [Daily Mail UK]
Zac Efron is quickly becoming my #2 Dream Celebrity Boyfriend. He’s such a man now. Like in this video, these Australian interviewers convince him to demonstrate his bra unhooking technique (which I guess he employs in his film “The Lucky One”) and he’s just so smooth about it. Stop being so sexy, Efron. It’s almost too much.
Zac Efron, you’ve grown up before our eyes! No longer that “High School Musical” twink, you’re now a strapping young man, starring in Nicholas Sparks’ “The Lucky One,” as a soldier who returns from war and blah blah blah love story who cares? He’s shirtless and making sweet romantical love to some blond girl. But here? Here, he seems to be reaching for the gold that’s in his own pants while chatting on the phone, which makes us wonder — just who is Efron talking to?
You know, just a couple of bros, talkin’ about always wearing a rubber. How old is Zac Efron? Is my crush on him inappropriate? Please advise.
So much happens in a week! It’s hard to keep it all straight. That’s why we’re keeping track for you, with our new helpful charticle, Totally Awesome, Totally Crap, which highlights the best and worst of the past seven days. This week: We’re loving Adele giving the middle finger at the Brit Awards. You do not cut off Adele. We’re also super stoked that “Community” — the best, most underrated show on TV — will officially be returning on March 15. Also getting the thumbs up: Zac Efron “accidentally” dropping a condom at the premiere of his new movie, “The Lorax.” Hooray for using protection! I am secretly hoping it’s because he’s boning the Lorax.
Totally sucky this week? Rihanna recording a song with ex-lover/beater/total shitbird Chris Brown. We’re also kind of disgusted that Bobby Brown is writing a tell-all. Too soon! Plus, what don’t we know about you after we watched you pull poop out of Whitney’s ass on your reality show? Beyond that — is there no such thing as deep, unabiding, trustful love anymore? Jessica Biel doesn’t think so, which is why she’s reportedly making Justin Timberlake sign a pre-nup that grants her at least $500,000 every time he cheats. True love is dead.