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Ryan Reynolds Rehabs Peleton

Ryan Reynolds and his ad agency pulled together that Peleton ad in response to And Just Like That in only 48 hours. Reynolds did a quick Aviation Gin ad when that cringey holiday Peloton commercial went viral a couple years ago, so it makes sense that they would come to him for some instant brand rehabilitation. (Don’t watch if you’re not caught up with the Sex and the City revival, obvs.)

Tom Holland and Zendaya are super cute here, talking about how they can’t be in the kitchen at the same time because her cooking style is haphazard, while he likes to precisely follow recipes.

Britney Spears posted a bunch of screengrabs of her notes app which contained basically stream of conscious thoughts about hot chocolate and Christmas shopping, but she did make some pointed comments about her infamous 2003 interview with Diane Sawyer.

-I’m not sure what the baby bar exam is, but Kim Kardashian says she passed it.

-God, that Succession finale was so good. I kept thinking about how Kieran Culkin said he and Jeremy Strong disagree about whether the show is a comedy or a drama, and how that scene in the parking lot perfectly embodied that.

-Meanwhile, Jeremy Strong‘s celeb friends keep rushing to “defend” him over that completely innocuous magazine profile. Aaron Sorkin, Adam Mckay and Anne Hathaway weighed in over the weekend, which inadvertently kept it in the news cycle. Are stars really so far removed from the profiles of 10-20 years ago that they think any article that isn’t incredibly fawning is a hit piece? That New Yorker profile did more to humanize Strong than any other interview I’ve read with him. Does everyone in Hollywood forget when celebs weren’t media trained within an inch of their lives, and profiles weren’t just PR fluff pieces? They should all revisit Jennifer Lopez’s 1998 Movieline interview (in which she slams Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, and more) to remember how these things used to go.

-Everyone’s guessing Adam Mckay and Will Ferrell for this blind item, which seems crazy.

-Any movie that isn’t a superhero flick seems to be struggling at the box office (and we are, after all, still in a pandemic) but West Side Story’s returns were bad enough to surprise people.

Olivia Colman inadvertently mocked Jack Whitehall’s acting when they both appeared on the Graham Norton Show. God, I love her.

Keanu Reeves also appeared on that episode of GNS — and forgot the name of the movie he was promoting.

-Meanwhile, Keanu Reeves and his Bill & Ted costar Alex Winter has a double date this weekend.

Armie Hammer’s lawyer told People: “I can confirm that Mr. Hammer has left the treatment facility and is doing great.”

-The Ben Affleck/Ana de Armas erotic thriller Deep Water is being released after all. It’s coming to Hulu in the US and Amazon Prime elsewhere. Does this mean they get to skip the awkward press tour?

-I missed this video of Adele doing a makeup tutorial with NikkieTutorials. I love this as a promo tour stop!

Elon Musk was named TIME’s ‘Person of the Year’ and nobody is happy about it.

Drake and Kanye West put their beef aside to forces for a much-anticipated benefit concert in Los Angeles last week — and everyone was talking about how Ye outshined Drake.

-It’s interesting to see Station Eleven make some Best of 2021 TV lists, seeing as it just debuts this week.

-I watched The Hating Game this weekend and was pleasantly surprised, given the buildup I had in my head. And the reviews are good!

Susan Sarandon is the queen of country music in the trailer for Fox’s Monarch.

-The gang returns to Hogwarts in the first full trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore.

Grimes and Elon Musk Are Parents

Grimes and Elon Musk are parents to a baby boy. Musk tweeted that they’ve named X Æ A-12 Musk, but one can only assume (hope? pray?) that he’s joking.

Naomi Campbell is on the new cover of Essence, which she styled herself and shot at home with her iPhone. This is damn impressive.

-Speaking of great covers, Judi Dench is on the latest British Vogue.

Anderson Cooper revealed on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert that he is co-parenting with ex Benjamin Maisani, despite them splitting up back in 2018. “He’s my family, and I want him to be Wyatt’s family as well.”

-Also, Andy Cohen says Cooper has employed his nanny.

-Quarantine shows are the new black. Justin Bieber has one, and now Selena Gomez has a cooking show.

-I haven’t watched Chris Hemsworth in Extraction but apparently it did well enough on Netflix to warrant an immediate sequel order.

-The MET gala didn’t happen as scheduled this week, but stars are still showing off what they would have worn. Julia Roberts teetered in a gown over a full bathtub, while Katy Perry showed off her belly-bump baring outfit.

Chris Evans tried to groom his dog. It did not go well.

Lilly Singh’s response to her recent controversy is not great, Bob.

-Here’s the first trailer for Netflix’s Space Force, starring Steve Carell and Lisa Kudrow, and created by Greg Daniels. (I just burned through his new Amazon series, Upload, which I really dug.)

Chris Hemsworth Goes Undercover on the Internet

-Man, this video that Chris Hemsworth shot for his GQ cover story is charming as hell.

-Here’s a deeper look at Rihanna and Donald Glover‘s new longform video shoot. I want it yesterday!

-Whenever there’s a new E Alex Jung profile of Sandra Oh, it’s an immediate “drop everything and read” moment. I like that they talk about Double Happiness (which was a big deal here in Canada). She also talks about her one and only major US magazine cover for Marie Claire: “I was so profoundly disappointed with the cover they chose. Because I didn’t feel like it was representing me, and it wasn’t a good shot.”

-This is a really good timeline about what the hell is going on with Elon Musk, Azealia Banks and Grimes — but I’m still confused.

Drake praised Toronto during his show here last night: “I’m forever grateful, everywhere I go, I carry the value of this city with me. Every night that I go and I do a show in America, I tell them, ‘This is how the world is supposed to work.’ You see, tonight, we got 17,000 people inside one building from all races, from all places, and all we are doing is just listening to music, and smoking and drinking — and enjoying our lives. That’s how we been doing our shit since day one.”

-A new Kevin Spacey sexual assault case is being reviewed by the L.A. District Attorney’s Office.

-Oh no: Michaela Coel says she was sexually assaulted when she was working on Chewing Gum. She says she was writing an episode so she was staying at the office overnight and stepped out for a quick drink when she was drugged and assaulted by strangers. The show’s producers sent her to a private clinic and funded her therapy until the end of the shoot, but her relationship with them changed. “When there are police involved, and footage, of people carrying your sleeping writer into dangerous places, when cuts are found, when there’s blood … what is your job?”

-I never thought we’d see this day: The Big Bang Theory is ending after this season.

-In news that should surprise no one, the sequel to Crazy Rich Asians has been green-lit.

-This is great: Crazy Rich Asians’ Jon Chu and Henry Golding are buying out a theatre for John Cho‘s Searching movie.

-The resurgence of rom coms means the resurgence of great writing about rom coms. Here’s a look at all the books that have been optioned in the last few months (The Hating Game is my go-to comfort book, and I just finished The Kiss Quotient, which was delightful), and here’s a look at the movies that have used the fake boyfriend trope best.

-Also, I really, really liked this piece on why TATBILB’s Peter Kavinsky is such a good romantic lead. He doesn’t have an arc about learning how to respect her boundaries or share his feelings; he’s already built that way. “Every upcoming romantic comedy should take a look at the fan reaction to Peter and Lara Jean’s relationship and think — really think — about what makes them so appealing in this year 2018.”

-Unfortunately, it looks like the guy who plays Josh in TATBILB has made some problematic tweets.

-The Destination Wedding press junket is already amazing. Gah, Keanu and Winona are going to kill us before this thing even premieres.

-Not only will the CW’s crossover event feature Batwoman this year, but Superman and Lois Lane will also join in on the fun.

-I’m way more interested in Amazon’s Jack Ryan series now that I know it features a supporting turn from Wendell Pierce as Ryan’s mentor.

-The End Of The Fxxxing World has been renewed for Season 2 at Netflix. I’m very conflicted about this. I adored its 8-episode run earlier this year on Netflix and it will most certainly end up on my Best TV of 2018 list at the end of the year. But on the flip side, it was such a good example of a show that should be one and done. That perfect, ambiguous ending basically meant you could interpret it any way you’d like.

-I was hoping the R-rated puppet comedy The Happytime Murders might be a fun summertime distraction, but wow are the reviews brutal. Both IndieWire and Screencrush say it’s “the worst movie of the summer,” Variety says it’s “a waste of time and felt,” the Guardian calls it “a staggeringly bad attempt to add X-rated humour to Sesame Street,”  i09 calls it “a massive disappointment,” and Vanity Fair says it may be “the worst movie of the year.”

Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish cram four years of high school in the new Night School trailer.

Lee Pace, Jason Sudeikis, Judy Greer, and Corey Stoll star in Driven, which is debuting at TIFF.