-It sounds like Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch will fill the other “True Detective” s2 lead roles. I love them both on the small screen (did you see her in Slings & Arrows?) and this pretty much guarantees I’m going to watch the crap out of it, but this show might have a bit of a diversity problem.
-Meanwhile, Ellen Page and Kate Mara (who were initially rumoured to star in season 2), made a funny True Detective spoof about why they couldn’t land the parts.
–Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks just split after three years (and countless music videos) together.
-Speaking of music videos, are we *supposed* to cringe while watching Hilary Duff dance in her new one? If so, success!
–Taylor Swift wore a t-shirt based on a Tumblr meme based on her, and the internet exploded.
–Amber Rose wants her fans to know that she’s ending her marriage because she says Wiz Khalifa cheated. She’s seeking full custody, while he’s jumping on a trampoline while listening to LCD Soundsystem.
-Grantland’s Bill Simmons dared ESPN to punish him as he ripped NFL commish Roger Goodell a new one….and well, they did.
–Drake got a calf tattoo of an emoji, which is going to seem incredibly dated in about 3 seconds.
–Lindsay Lohan forgot her lines during the opening night preview of London’s Speed the Plow, and the audience “openly laughed” at her. Other reviews suggest that other actors also forgot their lines and the audience was often rooting for her.
-I love that Lauren Graham and her Parenthood daughter Mae Whitman hang out on the regular — and Lauren publicly embarrasses her just like a real mother would.
-Not surprisingly, Miles Teller is backtracking on his Divergent diss.
-Who is Stephen Amell going after in this Facebook post? Publicists? Network suits? I’m intrigued.
-This clip from Gone Girl makes it look like a cutesy rom-com. It’s not.
–Amal Alamuddin has arrived in Italy for her wedding to George Clooney. It’s my mother’s birthday this weekend, and I feel like I’m going to spend a lot of time on the phone with her working through this…
-The cast of Scandal played a cute trivia game on Ellen ahead of their premiere tonight.
-This Shonda Rhimes monologue generator has taken away entire chunks of my day.
-Speaking of time sucks, the second episode of the Veronica Mars webseries features shirtless Logan and pantless Piz. You’re welcome!
-Manhattan Love Story is a terrible new sitcom that will undoubtedly be cancelled almost immediately, but it’s not all bad news: costars Jake McDorman and Analeigh Tipton are dating.
–Bill Cosby‘s Colbert interview went a little off the rails last night.
-Will you buy Thor as a hacker? Here’s Chris Hemsworth in the Blackhat trailer.