Friday, November 9, 2018

Dear Gossips,

Mary Poppins Returns, starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Meryl Streep, opens December 19 and is expected to be a holiday season blockbuster with awards potential. I’ve never seen the original. I mean, I know about Mary Poppins because I live in the world and am familiar with most of the music, but I have no strong connection to the Julie Andrews version so my attitude about this new one has been more like, yeah, I’ll see it out of obligation but I’m not really that excited.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 9, 2018 21:32:04 November 9, 2018 21:32:04

Oh hey there, it’s Kathleen, the youngest member of the LG team. Have I mentioned that yet today? It’s a travel day for Lainey so you’ve got me for What Else. Quick programming note: We’re dark on Monday for Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day the US. We’ll be back to regular gossip schedule on Tuesday. Full Story

Another Jungle Book

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 9, 2018 19:50:09 November 9, 2018 19:50:09

Jon Favreau made a hybrid live-action/animated Jungle Book that was really quite good, so much so it bagged him the job of directing the new Lion King, and also good enough that it threw Andy Serkis’s competing project into considerable shade. Back then Serkis’s project was called Jungle Book: Origins—and yes, it’s supposed to be a dark and gritty Jungle Book, as indicated by “Origins”—and it was supposed to be Serkis’s directorial debut (that honor ultimately went to Breathe). Full Story

Chris Pine in Outlaw King

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 9, 2018 19:35:44 November 9, 2018 19:35:44
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Outlaw King, aka the movie with the Pine nuts, is a spiritual sequel to Braveheart, overlapping with the end of that movie to tell the story of Robert the Bruce, the man who finished the job and defeated the English, creating a sovereign kingdom of Scotland. Chris Pine Full Story

THR’s next gen

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 9, 2018 18:07:06 November 9, 2018 18:07:06

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter releases their “Next Gen” list – the actors under 35 that make up Hollywood’s next generation. This issue always makes me happy. In 2016, the issue featuring Zendaya on its cover Full Story

Noah Centineo’s damage control

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 9, 2018 17:06:03 November 9, 2018 17:06:03

Lainey’s nickname for Noah Centineo is Peter Noah. I used to call him Peter Noah Kavinsky Centineo. The lines were blurred between Peter Kavinsky, our beloved character from To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, and Noah Centineo, “thirst architect Full Story

Zoë & Karl’s engagement carpet

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 9, 2018 16:56:10 November 9, 2018 16:56:10
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Wenn, Marc Piasecki/ GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/ Pascal Le Segretain/ Getty Images

This is not the first time Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman have walked a red carpet together. I think it’s been a while since we’ve seen them together on a carpet but, again, it’s not new. What’s new is that this is the first carpet they’ve been on together since she revealed that they are engaged Full Story

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Gabrielle Union’s lovely day

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 9, 2018 16:10:25 November 9, 2018 16:10:25
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Yesterday afternoon, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade announced on Instagram that they had welcomed a baby daughter via surrogate.           Full Story

The Royal Baby advantage

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 9, 2018 15:17:23 November 9, 2018 15:17:23
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Prince William and Catherine were at The Tusk Conservation Awards last night. Also last night, the Prince Charles 70th birthday documentary on the BBC. With a cameo that everyone’s talking about. But first…let’s recap.  As we’ve been analysing over the last few weeks, during Prince Charles’s media month Full Story

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Harry & Meghan’s tiara drama 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 9, 2018 14:39:57 November 9, 2018 14:39:57
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A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that Prince William and Prince Harry are considering creating “separate courts”. For years now, William, Kate, and Harry have shared a court at Kensington Palace. Full Story