According to Deadline, television channel FX has closed a deal with the Coen Brothers to develop and hourlong series “loosely based” on their 1996 movie “Fargo,” which defined “dark comedy” for me at an early age. The Coens will be executive producing the project along with Noah Hawley, who will be writing.
But all we’ve got to say is, if this show doesn’t include perp catching even while heavily pregnant, Midwestern to the core sheriff Marge Gunderson in it, we’re going to have to throw somebody in a wood chipper. Read more…
The trailer for “Vamps,” Amy Heckerling’s first movie with Alicia Silverstone since “Clueless,” is here — and it looks really funny. It stars Silverstone and Krysten Ritter as two vampires looking for love in all the wrong places. And the dude who plays Matthew Crawley on “Downton Abbey” plays Ritter’s love interest. I. Can’t. Wait!
Charlie may be a the strong, silent type, but the “Perks of Being a Wallflower” protagonist knows a thing or two about style… and we’re not just talking about his ability to write letters to an unknown friend.
Logan Lerman’s character knows the finer points of wearing a suit, while his more outgoing friends, played by Ezra Miller, Emma Watson and Mae Whitman rock some decidedly looks ranging from punk rock to totally preppy. And, despite the fact that the film takes place in the early 1990s, the fashions of the film — like the themes — still totally translate. Check out how to get some of our favorite looks from the movie…
“It’s like a hot foot forest!” “I’ve got the squirts…” “You’re the one that chokes on water! Scooby-Doo!” “DRANK!” “You know you want to go dance with me!” “Hey, tuna flavor…” Ahh yes, it’s time for another episode of “Bad Lip Reading” — “Hunger Games” edition! “And now I’m loco crazy!” Too. Funny. [YouTube]
“Dressing should be fun. Life is short and life is grey, so you can easily dress yourself up, make yourself happy, and then you make other people happy.” That’s Iris Apfel, kooky 90-year-old style icon whose big ol’ bug glasses have become her signature look. Albert Maysles, the filmmaker behind “Grey Gardens,” is filming a documentary about her life and influence on style and this five-minute trailer/promo thing promises it’ll be grand. How many other old ladies do you know with a MAC and QVC line and use words like “hoosegow”? We also get to meet Mr. Iris Apfel, who is adores his wife after all these years. Join the club, buddy. [Racked]
Alicia Silverstone a thing of the past? As if! The actress, best known for her roles in “Clueless” and a couple of epic Aerosmith videos, sat down for an interview with director Amy Heckerling in the latest issue of Bullett magazine. Heckerling directed Silverstone in “Clueless” and the two reminisced about the good ol’ days (ahh, the 1990s!) and what Silverstone would have done differently following her rise to stardom. But maybe any regrets she has will fade away if her latest effort with Heckerling, the upcoming film “Vamps,” has critics and audiences totally buggin’. Let’s hope! See the full shoot above and read the interview at the link! [Bullett]