Monday, March 4, 2013

Dear Gossips,

My project this weekend was House Of Cards on Netflix, now that award season is no longer hijacking our weekends. Marathoned 8 episodes and am trying to work in the next 5 before I leave for Toronto later this week. There has been a lot of discussion focused on Netflix’s broadcast model for the show -- releasing the entire first season at once as opposed to the traditional pacing, one episode at a time for several weeks.  Read Full Intro

Charlie’s up-chin is back in Toronto

March 4, 2013 21:53:07 Posted at March 4, 2013 21:53:07
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Chin down, Charlie! Chin down! Charlie Hunnam is back in Toronto for Pacific Rim reshoots. It’s the movie where Idris Elba “cancels the apocalypse”. It’s also the test to see if Charlie Hunnam can be a movie star. Did you read Mark Harris’s article in GQ last week about the “The New And Improved Leading Man”? Click here Full Story

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Wonder Woman is going to happen one of these days

March 4, 2013 21:20:33 Posted at March 4, 2013 21:20:33
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Will it look like this? Stuntman turned action director Jesse Johnson has put together a self-financed—well, they’re calling it a “fan film” but I think the more accurate description is sizzle reel—video of what he thinks a Wonder Woman movie should look like. He cast Danish singer Nina Bergman to play Wonder Woman and blink-or-you’ll-miss-him Peter Stormare as a Nazi (also that dude from Sons of Anarchy), and the result is proof of both what works about Wonder Woman and what doesn’t. Full Story

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The Canadian Screen Awards...and Jay Baruchel

March 4, 2013 20:57:57 Posted at March 4, 2013 20:57:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Thank you for your emails requesting coverage of the Canadian Screen Awards. They happened in Toronto last night and etalk will be all over it tonight -- 7pm on CTV. The reason I haven’t posted about the event until now is because I’ve been waiting for more photos to become available. Unfortunately, the best images from the show are priced way out of my range which. Full Story

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Smutty Tingles

March 4, 2013 19:57:50 Posted at March 4, 2013 19:57:50
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Am obsessed with the pinstripes on the Stella McCartney runway in LifeStyle

Oh look, Lindsay  Lohan is so stupid she’s turning down a life line (Dlisted)

Mary-Kate Olsen is still with that French dude and they’re still making out at basketball games (Too Fab)

The next Bieber and Selena? HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAAHA (The Superficial)

Kristen Stewart goes to a concert on Sunday night (Just Jared)

Olivia Munn looks great in this white dress (Hollywood Tuna)

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield kiss between takes (Pop Sugar)

LeAnn Rimes doesn’t want you to judge her ... so she keeps explaining why you shouldn’t judge her or something... (Cele|bitchy)

Kirsten Dunst and Garrett Hedlund arrive for Paris Fashion Week (Socialite Life)

The Twi-Hard effect on Robert Pattinson’s co-stars (Celeb Dirty Laundry)

Heidi Klum is judging jugglers and singers now (I'm Not Obsessed)

Patterns And Addictions

March 4, 2013 19:05:19 Posted at March 4, 2013 19:05:19
Duana Posted by Duana

Girls Season 2 Episode 8 recap I am a terrible person. I know this, because when Hannah, early in the episode, started exhibiting OCD symptoms, I thought “Oh, right, she’s pretending to have OCD for an essay in her book”. It made perfect sense to me. It seemed like exactly the type of wistful, if-only-I-had-this-writerly-thing sort of hope that book-character Hannah would want to have, and then would try to acquire. Full Story

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Protecting Jessica Chastain?

March 4, 2013 18:37:49 Posted at March 4, 2013 18:37:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Another great example of the “Business of Hollywood” and all the manipulation and strong-arming that characterises the industry. Deadline’s Nikki Finke posted a delicious item yesterday about how Vanity Fair curiously pulled down an article about Jessica Chastain during the Academy’s Oscar voting period. Full Story

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Bradley Cooper’s bob didn’t want to win an Oscar

March 4, 2013 18:02:52 Posted at March 4, 2013 18:02:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Bradley Cooper took his new bike out this weekend. And showed us what his hair looks like when it’s not gelled back: A bob! He has a bob! Like Keanu Reeves’s Ted Logan, only with some natural curl. Apparently it’s for a movie. Well, I hope so. In other Coop news, now that it’s a week after Oscar, it turns out he never wanted to win one in the first place. Full Story

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Leo gets deep in Japan

March 4, 2013 17:18:13 Posted at March 4, 2013 17:18:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Leonardo DiCaprio spent the weekend in Japan promoting Django Unchained. He looks...really good. As I mentioned last week in my post about his arrival there -- click here for a refresher -- Morley and I saw him at the Weinstein pre-Oscar party last Saturday night and he appeared a lot less bloated and gross than he has in a long time. Full Story

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Why don’t you make it more obvious?

March 4, 2013 16:54:39 Posted at March 4, 2013 16:54:39
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Here’s what I wrote in the intro to the site last Thursday: “...curiously enough, the prom king hasn’t been seen with his kids since Sunday. Coincidence or conspiracy? Maybe he’ll emerge on the weekend out of obligation, just so it won’t seem so obvious. Full Story

JB's bday was spoiled!

March 4, 2013 16:20:22 Posted at March 4, 2013 16:20:22
Lainey Posted by Lainey

It appears Justin Bieber been taking lessons at Ben Affleck's School of Celebrity Perspective. JB turned 19 on Friday. Apparently there was a themed party planned for him at a London club. According to E! News, his entourage was turned away because club management believed he had underage friends who were trying to get in, including Jaden Smith. Full Story

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