As a devout fan of Judy Blume, The Babysitter’s Club, and Sweet Valley High books, the entire Frisky staff’s interest has been piqued by this just-released poster for “Young Adult,” screenwriter Diablo Cody‘s third flick. It’s an awesome send-up of the traditional young adult book cover and, all of a sudden, we can’t wait for this movie which sadly doesn’t come out until early December. The flick tells the tale of a 30-something young adult fiction writer, played by Charlize Theron. She’s an alcoholic divorcee who is not in a great place when she gets a birth announcement from an ex-boyfriend. She decides to go back to her hometown and see how he’s doing. Which leads down a slippery slope toward stalking. Keep reading »
Let’s face it: keeping up with pop culture is difficult. With more than 1000 channels worth of TV shows, not to mention a new flood of movies and music every week, it’s practically a full-time job to keep up with everything. Luckily, it is my full-time job. So after the jump, your cheat sheet to the TV shows you need to watch, the albums you need to hear, the movies you need to see, and much, much more this week. Keep reading »
“I had to contain a lot of vomit in my mouth, which is not possible for a person to do. So without going into too much detail, it was a fairly complex rig and there was some extremely clever CGI involved … It was hysterical. We were all completely beside ourselves with laughter … My kids came to work for the vomit day and I am so thrilled that they were there because they literally have not stopped talking about it since.”
—Kate Winslet talks about her role in Roman Polanski‘s new flick, “Carnage,” in which she plays a Brooklyn mother who barfs after hearing about her son getting into a scuffle on the playground. Wow, Kate is sure going for Actress Most Likely To Perform Taboo Bodily Functions Onscreen. In addition to this, she also peed in “Holy Smoke” years ago. What’s next? [People] Keep reading »
Don’t tell his ex-girlfriends, but Joe Jonas has his sights set on being more than just a mere musician. See, he wants to be a musician/actor, with a side order of producer. Joe told E! Online that he will be producing and starring in a passion project that doesn’t of yet have a name. In it, he will play a “young man who is finding himself.” And this bears no relationship to reality, people. Keep reading »
For the past few years, ’70s TV shows like “Charlie’s Angels” and “Hawaii Five-O” have been the thing to reboot for TV shows. But now it feels like ’80s movies are having their moment. Remember “Romancing the Stone,” the 1984 flick starring Kathleen Turner as a romance novelist who heads to South America to bring home her kidnapped sister and ends up getting into all sorts of shenanigans with Michael Douglas? Well, NBC is developing the concept into a series. Only, this time around, said woman will be looking for her missing brother while teaming up with a hot dude for weekly adventures.
And it appears that “The Blues Brothers” will be getting a small-screen treatment, too. Keep reading »