-This video of Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. duking it out at today’s Marvel announcement is everything. RDJ’s little head tilt at the end? Kill me.
-Speaking of today’s Marvel presentation, that’s why your Twitter feed exploded with geekgasms this afternoon. They made some huge announcements about their upcoming movie slate. The most exciting (and progressive)? One will be fronted by a female superhero, another by a black superhero.
–Kevin Smith shaved his beard — and approx. 12 years off his appearance. Seriously, he’s unrecognizable.
-Congrats to Mad Men’s Jessica Pare, who is expecting her first child.
-Sweetness! Prince is set to play for 8 glorious, uninterrupted minutes on an upcoming episode of SNL.
–Kylie Jenner want everyone to stop whispering about her lip injection rumours: “Talk about something new, I’m bored.” You and me both, kid. You and me both.
–Melissa McCarthy ‘horrified’ guests at Adam Levine’s Halloween party one year because she didn’t wear a slutty costume.
–Daniel Radcliffe gave lots of adorably nerdy answers in his Reddit AMA, including on what his Horcrux would be.
-The CW is developing a show about Shakespeare and the supernatural, which sounds like it was created from inside my brain.
-It’s a good news/bad news day for Will & Grace alums on the romance front. Debra Messing and Smash costar Will Chase have split after two-and-a-half years of dating, while Sean Hayes got engaged to his longtime boyfriend.
-I’ve been a very bad Veronica Mars fan and haven’t caught up with the new webseries yet, but the fact that the latest episode features the entire cast doing a cover of T.I.’s ‘No Mediocre’ means I really need to.
-Speaking of VM, the show premiered 10 years ago. In celebration, Vulture posted a great essay on how she was feminist as hell.
-The guy who was mistaken for Paul Rudd yesterday talks about how awesome it is to be mistaken for Paul Rudd.
-This limited series from the BBC is shaping up to be one we’ll all be trying to figure out how to download soon.
-Canadian musician Owen Pallett‘s take on his pal Jian Ghomeshi’s situation is powerful stuff. “Jian is my friend. But there is no grey area. Three women have been beaten by Jian Ghomeshi.”
–Joss Whedon tweeting about binge-watching Reign is breaking my brain a little.
–Ewan McGregor played charades with Jimmy Fallon, Jeff Tweedy, and Charles Barkley last night, and they were all pretty terrible at it.
-Good lord, Stephen Amell owns a winery? What can’t this guy do?
–Alanis Morissette pissed a lot of people off this week when she pulled out of a major charity event in Ottawa due to “illness” and then posted Twitter photos from a beach location, but her rep insists she really was sick.
–Bob Odenkirk says Better Call Saul is more of a drama than a comedy. Really?!
-The 2015 Golden Globes will be Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s last. ::sad trombone::
–Matt Bomer can’t wait to be done stripping on Magic Mike so he can go crazy on some fried chicken in a “mean, mean way.”
-Once again proving he’s the nicest guy in Hollywood, Tom Hanks befriended his cabbie and invited him to a Broadway show (and this was even after the cabbie yelled “WILSONNNN!!! as soon as he recognized him).
-Odd couple alert:Jewel and Tim Robbins keep getting spotted together.
-I love Amy Poehler’s coat here so hard.
-Here’s the first trailer for Justin Long and Emily Rossum’s trippy new movie.