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Joss Whedon

Christopher Meloni Gets Cheeky

Christopher Meloni knows about that viral photo of his butt; doesn’t seem to mind.

David Harbour made went live from the Stranger Things set and Millie Bobby Brown made a cameo — and then told him to get back to work.

Charlyne Yi called out James Franco‘s “feminist” peers (including Seth Rogen) for not holding him accountable.

Gal Gadot made a brief statement about her issues with Joss Whedon on Justice League: “I had my issues with and Warner Bros handled it in a timely manner.” God, what happened on that set?

-If the Kardashian PR machine put as much effort into defeating vaccine hesitancy as they did in getting all major platforms to delete a slightly unflattering photo of KhloĂ©, we’d have herd immunity by next week.

-She posted why she wanted the the photo removed. Which is totally her prerogative, but her “bad” pic is what I aspire to.

Tom Holland will star in an Apple TV mental health anthology called The Crowded Room about the first person ever acquitted of crime because of Dissociative Identity Disorder.

Sharon Osbourne still doesn’t know when to quit.

-Same with Piers Morgan.

Henry Cavill is dating a Canadian environmental scientist — but most importantly, she’s not a teenager!

-Wait, there are TWO reboots of Queer as Folk in the works?

-The Other Two is filming season two, which is expected this summer and I’m so happy.

-I really liked this piece about Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jon M. Chu making In the Heights.

-The photos of Lady Gaga and Adam Driver on the set of their Gucci movie continue to give me life.

-The long-delayed Woman in the Window just got a new trailer. It hits Netflix on May 14.

Prince Harry’s Charm Attack

Prince Harry‘s segment with James Corden not only delivered plenty of laughs, it also revealed quite a bit about the disconnect between him and the royal family. This was a PR master class at every level.

-The Daily Mail claims Buckingham Palace is upset with Harry‘s interview because it overshadowed The Queen‘s “rare and important” vaccination video today.

-Variety published a new exposĂ© featuring interviews with former Buffy and Angel crew members, detailing Joss Whedon’s toxic behavior on set. One tidbit: Whedon not being allowed alone in the same room as teenager Michelle Trachtenberg was due to an “improper verbal exchange.”

-Well, this is a pleasant surprise. Cameo’s top creator of the year was Brian Baumgartner, aka Kevin from The Office, who made over $1 million in bookings.

-Wow. Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates is penning a new Superman film for Warner Bros/DC, which will be produced by J.J. Abrams.

-Ocean’s Eleven costars George Clooney and Julia Roberts are reuniting for a new movie called Ticket to Paradise.

-Big Brother Canada announced the latest guests this week, and then promptly fired one after claims of racism, assault, and a video of him saying a homophobic slur surfaced online.

-I really enjoyed this Kaley Cuoco’s profile.

-Hulu had greenlit a limited series about Mike Tyson called Iron Mike, and he’s calling it “cultural appropriation.”

-The runtime for Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut is 4 hours, 1 minute, and 28 seconds. Ha. Have fun with that.

-I cautiously optimistic about Netflix’s Shadow and Bone. I liked the books so much, and every new trailer gives me hope.

Gwyneth Paltrow: Still Not a Medical Expert

-In news that is no way shocking, doctors are urging people to ignore Gwyneth Paltrow’s advice about how to fight covid.

-This is insane: Lady Gaga’s personal dog walker was shot multiple times in LA, and two of her French bulldogs were stolen. She’s offering $500k reward.

-Despite a Daily Mail article and some DeuxMoi chatter, Emma Watson‘s publicist insists she’s not stepping away from acting.

-In their People cover story, Mariska Hargitay recalls being “sad” and “devastated” when Christopher Meloni left Law & Order: SVU.

-This is a great read on Joss Whedon and the myth of the Hollywood male feminist.

John Mulaney is reportedly out of rehab and “doing well.

Britney Spears‘ dad is going on the defensive. A little late, but sure.

Prince William and Kate are said to be “appalled” that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle agreed to a sit down with Oprah. Appalled or jealous?

-Meanwhile, courtiers and other royal hangers-on are said to be bracing for the interview.

-I like this piece on how WandaVision is the first show to encapsulate the pandemic.

Khloe Kardashian says her feet are *supposed* to look so stretched and alien in those GA ads. Oh. Good job, then.

-I gave a bunch of my girlfriends mask chains for xmas (from a Canadian company), and I’m loving the one Sarah Jessica Parker wears here.

-Reply All’s Test Kitchen will no longer release the remaining episodes of the Bon AppĂ©tit-centered miniseries — which is a shame. Clearly, there were storytelling problems, but the POC employees who spoke out deserve to be heard.

-This is an excellent – if awkward – interview with the real-life white female film critic who is assumed to have inspired John David Washington‘s character to get so angry in Malcolm & Marie.

-I watched the Russo Brother’s Cherry starring Tom Holland the other night and … woof. Holland tries his best but it is a long, bleak slog.

-This oral history on the ending of Lost is a great read. Josh Holloway on the church scene: “We also got drunk, I think, while we did it. A little bit, you know, because we’re all celebrating. That was the last scene that we all did together. So we were slipping over to each other’s trailer and having a glass of wine, going back in and doing some more scene. It was great.”

-The documentary Framing Britney Spears is *finally* out in Canada legally this weekend via Crave.

-The Handmaid’s Tale dropped a trailer for its fourth season, which starts April 28. I forgot this show was still around…