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The NuGhostbusters have names now

February 3, 2016 17:54:24 Posted at February 3, 2016 17:54:24
Sarah Posted by Sarah

A new website for Ghostbusters launched today, and it includes character portraits of the new, all-female team, and their hot male secretary. You can check out the photos below, and if anyone can explain how to make my hair be like Kate McKinnon’s, please do. Full Story

Shade in Stars Hollow

February 3, 2016 16:11:43 Posted at February 3, 2016 16:11:43
Duana Posted by Duana

The Netflix Gilmore Girls revival is happening – four 90-minute episodes, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall are being shot literally right now. Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino explained that they’ll be about “three women (Lorelai, Rory, and Emily) in transition”, because that mirrors the structure of the pilot. Full Story

Melissa McCarthy & Jason Statham: Globes BFFs

January 11, 2016 09:43:21 Posted at January 11, 2016 09:43:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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John Shearer/ Jason Merritt/ Steve Granitz/ Handout/ Getty Images

I watched Jacek watch Spy on a plane. You ever do that? You love a movie, you think it’s so funny, you want to share it with the person you love, so you spend more time looking at them than you do the screen? And it’s the best, isn’t it? Same thing happened with The Trip. I watched Jacek watch The Trip on a flight to the Maldives. Full Story

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“Slim Under Layers”

November 20, 2015 20:01:34 Posted at November 20, 2015 20:01:34
Maria Posted by Maria
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RB/ Bauergriffin.com/ Splash News

A friend sent me this Melissa McCarthy article this morning – the headline: “Melissa McCarthy Looks So Slim, Even Under Multiple Layers.” Groan, right? Obviously. But it’s actually an interesting headline simply because of the language used – usually the discussion around an actress’s weight is fluffed up a bit with words like “svelte”, “post baby body”, “healthy”, “toned”, “trim. Full Story

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Lady Ghostbusters dressed for action

July 10, 2015 16:17:55 Posted at July 10, 2015 16:17:55
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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FameFlynet

The last time we saw the new Ghostbusters they were dressed in civilian clothes. Thanks to more on location filming this week, we now have photos of the whole team in their new ghostbusting suits. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon are in the familiar jumpsuits, but sporting a modified look with a seventies era style orange stripe. Full Story

Behold, a Lady Ghostbuster

June 18, 2015 17:57:55 Posted at June 18, 2015 17:57:55
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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FameFlynet

Kristen Wiig was photographed on the set of the new Ghostbusters movie, looking rather dowdy in her costume. I’m into this—one of the best parts of OG Ghostbusters is that the guys aren’t hero-types. They’re awkward nerds who get excited about science, and Wiig’s costume is giving me hope that’s the holdover spirit uniting the two movies. Full Story

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Melissa McCarthy in Spy

June 8, 2015 18:02:41 Posted at June 8, 2015 18:02:41
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Wenn, XactpiX/ Splash News

I was nervous about this one going in because though I think Melissa McCarthy is very talented, she has also made a lot of bad movies since breaking out in Bridesmaids. But Spy reunites her with her Bridesmaids and The Heat director, Paul Feig—who also wrote the script—and the results are spectacular. Full Story

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Melissa McCarthy’s Spy opens this weekend. So far, the reviews are excellent. At post time, Spy is rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and is expected to take the box office. That’s amazing and it’s important. Because finally Melissa McCarthy is in a feature that’s deserving of her and also, it’s not often that a female comedian gets to lead. And win. Especially when the pressure to win is so much more. Sandler doesn’t have to worry that his sh-tty movies will cost him. He gets to keep making them. But, as we know, as we’ve seen, when a woman carries a movie and it goes down, Hollywood decides it has to take a break.

I laugh every time I see the Spy trailer. And I’ve seen it several times. I love the way Melissa delivers the “Well that’s a confidence builder" line. Even the scooter part is hysterical…because, yes, why does a scooter need a roof? Also, I can’t wait to watch her scenes with Rose Byrne who’s been impressively showing us so much range the last couple of years.

If Melissa opens at #1 this weekend and Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck comes out strong in a few weeks, following the earlier success of Pitch Perfect 2, the message becomes harder and harder to dismiss. Hopefully. One of the gifts of discrimination is its steadfast myopia. This would also describe the Entourage movie.

Have a great weekend!

Yours in gossip,

Lainey

Lady Ghostbusters are the only interesting kind of Ghostbusters

June 2, 2015 17:22:11 Posted at June 2, 2015 17:22:11
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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D Dipasupil/ Neilson Barnard/ Gary Gershoff/ Getty Images

So says Paul Feig, the director of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot. In an interview with AlloCine while promoting Spy, Feig said the only way he can see to remake Ghostbusters is to reimagine it with women. I love that he says this, that the only way it makes sense to him is as a female-driven project. Full Story

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