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Monday, August 12, 2013

Dear Gossips,

Sovereign. Deadly. Perfect. You will understand the significance of these three words when you read Night Film, the new book by Marisha Pessl due out on August 20th. But these three words also apply to Night Film, Pessl’s second novel, the follow-up to her high acclaimed Special Topics In Calamity Physics.  Read Full Intro

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Dear Gossips,

I’ve been on you about Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians. It’s the read of the summer. Have you? If no, get on it. Crazy Rich Asians has just been acquired by the producers of The Hunger Games. According to THR  Read Full Intro

Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 26, 2013 15:15:41 July 26, 2013 15:15:41

Someone recently suggested Rosamund Pike for a Career Prospectus. Don’t think she needs one anymore, do you? According to The Hollywood Reporter, she’s been offered the role of Amy Dunne in the film adaptation of Gone Girl to be directed by David Fincher and also starring Ben Affleck. Full Story

Garrett Hedlund will not be Christian Grey

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 26, 2013 14:40:19 July 26, 2013 14:40:19
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He’s the right age. He’s the right build. He’s hot. But he’s also not interested. US Weekly reports that Garrett Hedlund has passed on becoming Christian Grey for the film adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey because he didn’t want to be locked into a trilogy which… I mean, if it’s really the “role every actor wants”, so what’s the problem with playing it three times? Well, Aaron Johnson recently said Full Story

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Flowers In The Attic

Duana Posted by Duana at July 25, 2013 16:07:23 July 25, 2013 16:07:23

I read an article this morning where a woman wrote that consuming Sex And The City as a teenager set up her and her friends for unrealistic expectations where sex was concerned. That in turn made them receptive and hungry when Girls came to present a different view. Full Story

James Franco on a plane

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 24, 2013 19:01:21 July 24, 2013 19:01:21
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Have you seen Spring Breakers yet? I put it on my iPad for my flight from Vancouver to Toronto the other day. Not really the best idea. Watching it on one of the plane’s personal seat viewers is one thing. But viewing it from your iPad, with much better resolution, so that the people around you can see your screen if they’re looking, is totally different. Full Story

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Bridget Jones joins the Motherhood Industrial Complex

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 24, 2013 14:02:48 July 24, 2013 14:02:48

The title of Helen Fielding’s new Bridget Jones novel Mad About The Boy was revealed in May – click here for a refresher. They’ve just released the book jacket. As you can see, along with a pair of stilettos, Bridge is surrounded by a toy giraffe, dinosaur, and a teddy bear. Full Story

Tris & Four at Comic-Con

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 19, 2013 18:34:34 July 19, 2013 18:34:34
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Dauntless at Comic-Con. It was a big day for Divergent at Comic-Con to kick off this year’s Dork Storm, as Sarah calls it. Look how many outfits Shailene Woodley had to wear. Woodley of course is the new would-be Kristen Stewart/Jennifer Lawrence, headlining the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s book series. Full Story

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Ian Somerhalder auditioning everywhere

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 3, 2013 20:05:41 July 3, 2013 20:05:41
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There was a rumour circulating earlier this week that they’d be announcing who will play Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey at Comic-Con. What the f-ck in the sh-t? WHY would Fifty Shades Of Grey be at Comic-Con? For what it’s worth, it’s been denied. Here’s Ian Somerhalder in Lake Como, Italy working his best Christian Grey in a fragrance shoot for Azzaro. Full Story

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