–Billy Eichner hit the street with Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the whole video is happy-making. Billy’s face when he says “you make Garfield fan art?!” kills me in every way.
–Emma Watson shared a photo from the Little Women set and dammit if it didn’t make me a little tingly.
–Julie Andrews‘ granddaughter claims she had an affair with Dax Shepard in 2009 — two years after he started dating Kristen Bell. He is disputing how old the photos she released really are, and pointed out that she’s previously sold stories to the tabs about Matthew Perry, Jack Osbourne and Kid Rock.
–Taylor Swift is using facial recognition software to detect stalkers at her concert like she’s in CSI or something, and I effing love this.
-The headline of NYT’s new profile “Ellen Degeneres Is Not As Nice As You Think” made me think they were diving into some of the blind items about her, but it turns out they’re just being cheeky.
-Meanwhile, I really like this article on how blind items have become more influential during the #MeToo movement and can kick off blockbuster investigations.
–Cybil Shepherd says that she once declined Les Moovnes advances — and her show was promptly canceled.
–Hailee Steinfeld and Niall Horan broke up after nearly a year together. This would probably have more impact if I knew they were dating.
–Jason Momoa performed a Haka dance at the Aquaman premiere and it was pretty damn glorious.
-Grey, meet Grey. Jennifer Grey is coming to Grey’s Anatomy in a mysterious new role.
–Lenny Kravitz says it’s “wonderful” that his daughter ended up working with his ex Nicole Kidman on Big Little Lies. “Zoe hadn’t seen Nicole since she was younger, and so it was beautiful that they got to know each other as adults and make this great show together.”
–Jennifer Garner and J.J. Abrams will reunite for a one-hour drama coming to Apple, joining their massive list of projects with huge stars and no public plan about distribution.
-FX released its annual report about scripted TV, and tallied a record 495 original scripted streaming, cable, and broadcast series were released in 2018.
-I adore this story about how 10 Things I Hate About You was written largely through snail mail.
-Whoo boy. This thread does not make me want to see Clint Eastwood‘s new movie The Mule anytime soon.
-I wouldn’t be surprised if Marvel didn’t relinquish the reigns of their big action set pieces — female director or not.
–Matthias Schoenaerts stars in the trailer for The Mustang as a violent criminal who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs. I’ll watch that guy in anything so why not?