The Artist’s “public persona”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 18:05:46 May 14, 2013 18:05:46

James Franco covers the new comedy issue of GQ because he stars in the upcoming This Is The End. Why are only Apatow people considered for comedy prime coverage? So now he’s a comedian too, in addition to being an actor, director, painter, poet, and academic... Have I missed anything? Maybe illusionist? Master manipulator? No, no, no. Full Story

Katniss on the mountain

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 17:57:22 May 14, 2013 17:57:22

Check out this new poster for Catching Fire. Katniss is almost mythological now. The movie isn’t due until November 22 but I hear things are going well in post and they’re working on adding special effects and music right now to the full cut of the film. Apparently preproduction for the third and fourth installments will start in June and possible shooting locations include Atlanta, Detroit, and Paris. Full Story

Now You See Me ... adding Jesse Eisenberg?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 17:08:38 May 14, 2013 17:08:38
TK /Splash

I left Toronto for Vegas on Friday for The Hangover 3 junket. Those interviews will air on ETALK over the next couple of weeks. My flight back to Vancouver wasn’t until Sunday but many of the reporters left on Saturday to head straight to New Orleans for the Now You See Me junket. Several of them had already screened it prior to the trip because of the Hangover overlap and almost all of them told me it’s really, really good. Full Story


Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 16:22:49 May 14, 2013 16:22:49

Is that what Reese Witherspoon and Britney Spears have in common? Brown is when the bad sh-t happens. That just made me laugh. You can imagine the look on Reese Witherspoon’s face if you were to tell her that she and Britney share something. Here’s Reese arriving in New York yesterday with her husband Jim Toth. Full Story

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Cannes 2013: Competition domination

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 14, 2013 15:31:20 May 14, 2013 15:31:20
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(Our Cannes coverage this year is sponsored by U by Kotex® and we want to send you and your best friend on a festival experience in Toronto with deluxe accommodations, spending money, and more. Click here for more information and to enter the contest!) Did you see The Hollywood Reporter’s extensive report Full Story

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Jen & Justin go furniture shopping

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 15:01:49 May 14, 2013 15:01:49

So... if you’re Jennifer Aniston, and someone had tipped you off about Her announcement, would you, understanding that the story would dominate headlines, and, knowing that in some ways she’s inextricably linked to Them forever, would you play it low key for a few days? Or would you say, whatever, f-ck it, I’m not changing my schedule. Full Story

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Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 14:50:43 May 14, 2013 14:50:43
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If you’ve not read it yet, click here for Angelina Jolie’s op-ed in The New York Times called “My Medical Choice” about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy after discovering, following her mother's death at 56, that she’s carrying a gene that puts her at an 87% risk of developing breast cancer and 50% risk of ovarian cancer. Full Story

May 14, 2013 -- Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 14, 2013 12:19:28 May 14, 2013 12:19:28

Hannah! Happy Birthday! Congratulations on your December wedding AND your pregnancy! By request from Bronwen, here are Harry Styles and Daniel Radcliffe. To Muzghan who is hating life because of fitness -- today’s my gym day and it was a very indulgent weekend, so I know your anger. Cardio is the devil. Full Story

Ranger in Tokyo, Tonto in LA

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 13, 2013 20:15:43 May 13, 2013 20:15:43
Wenn, Pacific Coast News

Armie Hammer was in Tokyo today promoting The Lone Ranger all by himself. But you know how the Japanese feel about Johnny Depp. Johnny is shooting Transcendence in LA right now and couldn’t make it. I’m sure they’ll have him back at a later date. Johnny’s actually pretty fun when he goes to Japan. Full Story

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Kiki in Cannes but no Garrett?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 13, 2013 19:35:50 May 13, 2013 19:35:50
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Kirsten Dunst arrived on a stopover at Heathrow today and the photo agency says she's heading to the Cannes Film Festival. She was there last year for On The Road with boyfriend Garrett Hedlund. No sign of him at the airport though he may be arriving later? Hedlund is in Inside Llewyn Davis which is premiering at the festival. Full Story

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