–Anya Taylor-Joy is stunning on the May cover of Elle. She talks about not really understanding the popularity of Queen’s Gambit at first (“[I was] seeing texts like, ‘A lot of people have watched the show’. I’m not great at numbers. The most I can hold in my head is, like, a stadium’s worth”), and being BFFs with her Emma costar Mia Goth (“She was the first actress close to my age that I met, and we had a very cool conversation where I was like, ‘I love you,’ and she said, ‘I love you.’ And I said, ‘I’m always going to have your back.’ And she was like, ‘I’m always going to have your back.’ It was like, ‘Okay, cool. Let’s progress in this very wild industry, knowing that we’re going to take care of each other'”).
-I loved this profile on Keke Palmer.
-For the first time since coming out as trans, Elliot Page spoke to a trans journalist in this new Vanity Fair interview. (There’s also a clip from his upcoming interview with Oprah.)
-I didn’t see this one coming: Rita Ora is reportedly dating director Taika Waititi. He is in Australia shooting the next Thor movie, while she’s there for The Voice.
-Paddington 2 has now surpassed Citizen Kane as the top rated film of all time on Rotten Tomatoes.
-The Gossip Girl reboot is dropping in July.
–Rachel Bilson insists she and Rami Malek are “all good” after he asked her to take down of photo of them together.
–Martin Scorsese has become a TikTok star thanks to this video by his daughter quizzing him on items in her makeup bag.
-Here’s our first look at Nicole Kidman’s red Lucille Ball wig. This is really happening, huh?
-Netflix is staying in the Noah Centineo business. He’ll star in a limited series about the CIA.
-Here’s the trailer for season two of HBO’s Betty. I found this show to be so chill and comforting during the worst of last year.
-Me: I don’t want any more pop culture references to or reboots of the Great Gatsby. Also me: Florence Welch is writing a musical about it? Sign me up!
–Zoe Kravitz and Jonah Hill are working on something together. Maybe?
–This thread by the guy from 30 Rock must have taken decades to put together. I admire that kind of commitment.
-I’m glad that Ed Helms‘ new movie Together Together is getting lots of buzz. I found it a very sweet exploration of platonic friendship.
-Here’s the trailer for Little Birds, the Starz limited series featuring Juno Temple, Yumna Marwan and Hugh Skinner.
-The first trailer for Chris Pratt’s sci-fi action movie The Tomorrow War is here. It hits Amazon Prime in July.