–Kristen Stewart pushes her way into the VIP section and force-feeds some dude spaghetti, makes out with a lot of boys, and steals a car in Interpol’s new video.
–Ben Affleck has headed back to rehab following an intervention by Jennifer Garner, according to TMZ.
–Justin Bieber reportedly bought a 100+ acre property in Cambridge, ON that has its own horse-racing track. Stars, they’re just like us!
-Meanwhile, Hailey Baldwin is flashing her engagement ring from Bieber on the cover of Vogue Mexico.
-Now Meghan Markle‘s brother has joined her trash heap pile of a family.
-Brangelina‘s custody hearing has been postponed.
-This is a great article on the “radical softness” that TATBILB roused in people. We’re obviously desperate for happy stories.
-Meanwhile, the guy who plays Josh has apologized for those inappropriate tweets and said he’s now “dedicated to becoming a more informed and educated version of myself.”
-Interesting that Jean-Marc Vallee was reportedly approached for the new Bond. After Big Little Lies and now Sharp Objects, I gotta say that I’m finding his quick cut flashback style to be…a lot.
–Eddie Murphy is reportedly getting ready to welcome his 10th(!) child.
–Ashley Judd and Alyssa Milano say all the right things about #MeToo following Asia Argento‘s sexual assault allegations, but I think the movement’s founder, Tarana Burke, sums it up best: “It will continue to be jarring when we hear the names of some of our faves connected to sexual violence unless we shift from talking about individuals and begin to talk about power.”
-This is an interesting look at the new politics of shooting sex scenes in Hollywood, from fluorescent-colored pasties to the destruction of unused footage.
–Drake will be dropping by TIFF to co-host a screening of Monsters and Men.
–Jason Reitman is coming back to Toronto to present one of his star-studded live readings. Up this year: The Breakfast Club. (I saw his live reading of The Princess Bride a few years ago with Rachel McAdams, Patrick Stewart, Cary Elwes, Chris O’Dowd and Donald Glover and it was one of my fave TIFF experiences.)
–Jon Hamm and Ed Harris have joined Top Gun: Maverick. Between them and Glen Powell, there are going to be a lot of strong jawlines in this thing.
-Catastrophe’s Sharon Horgan is developing an Amazon self-help comedy co-starring Billy Magnussen in which a “broken” woman starts a self-help company and hires a former gymnast to be the face of it. Get in my eyeballs!!
-I walked past Hayden Christensen on the street the other day and thought “wow, he’s aged well!” If I’d only ordered a pizza!
-Peppermint comes out right smack in the middle of TIFF which means I can’t see it opening weekend but man, every clip that comes out of it makes me want to devour it.
–Ben Mendelsohn quits his job and leaves his family in the Netflix movie The Land of Steady Habits, which is premiering at TIFF.
-The new Suspiria trailer features Tilda Swinton rocking a snuggie and Thom Yorke’s creepy score.