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Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue

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-I was not expecting Lupita Nyong’o to land the January cover of Vogue, but I’m not complaining!

Nicole Kidman is me that one time my mom was sick and I had to make the entire Christmas dinner on my own.

-I love how the internet is obsessed with the Netflix movie A Christmas Prince. I didn’t like it and yet will probably watch it at least twice again before Christmas.

Sufjan Stevens’s musical tribute to Tonya Harding didn’t make the cut for the movie, but it’s still beautiful.

Fergie is talking about her past addiction to crystal meth.

-I really like Jane the Virgin’s Justin Baldoni. He’s super earnest and that usually bugs me, but for some reason it looks on him. Here’s a part of his TED Talk on supporting women.

-This NYT profile on Gabrielle Union is excellent, and she brings up a very valid point. “I think the floodgates have opened for white women. I don’t think it’s a coincidence whose pain has been taken seriously. Whose pain we have showed historically and continued to show. Whose pain is tolerable and whose pain is intolerable.” This video is incredibly powerful.

-It must suck to be Kate Winslet on this press junket, where she can’t help but answer questions about the film’s director, Woody Allen. Still, she’s got to be able to do better than this.

-Meanwhile, Dylan Farrow asks the tough question: Why has the #MeToo revolution spared Woody Allen?

-Great take on how Al Franken isn’t being denied due process. None of these famous men are.

-Read the room before making jokes like thisRussell Crowe.

JK Rowling gave an incredibly mealy-mouthed statement about Johnny Depp being cast as Grindelwald. It was incredibly disappointing.

-Can Lorde predict the future?

-No surprise here: there’s a big shakeup coming at DC after the Justice League failure.

Kristen Wiig hilariously butchered “Hallelujah” on James Corden‘s show last night.

-I didn’t think I had room in my life for another CW show, but this trailer for Black Lightning is doing it for me.

 

CTV Moves Up Hip Doc In Tribute To Gord Downie

-In tribute to Gord Downie, who passed away today, CTV has moved up the premiere of the Tragically Hip doc to this Friday night.

Ryan Reynolds, Seth Rogen and more reacted to Gord’s death on Twitter.

-Meanwhile, of all the stories and tributes that came out today, this Twitter thread is my absolute favourite.

-I follow a lot of TV critics, and absolute favourite has always been Mo Ryan of Variety (previously of HuffPo). She has just as much respect for “low brow” network fare as “prestige” drama, she is constantly and publicly pushing for more diversity in front of and behind the camera, and she frequently gives voice to fan causes (the most recent being the “kill your gays” trope sparked by The 100). So I was absolutely gutted this morning to read her account of being sexually assaulted by a TV executive three years ago at an industry event.

Kevin Smith says he’s going to donate future revenue from his Weinstein-backed movies to charity.

Channing Tatum is walking the walk by announcing that he’s halting development on the movie he was supposed to make with Weinstein’s company.

Laura Dern opened up about being sexually harassed on Ellen’s show today.

Kate Winslet is in the super awkward position of having to talk about Harvey Weinstein — while also promote her new Woody Allen movie. In a new interview, she says she refused to thank him in her 2009 Oscar speech.  “I remember being told, ‘Make sure you thank Harvey if you win.’ And I remember turning around and saying, ‘No, I won’t. No, I won’t.'”

Casey Affleck has just been cast in Alfonso Cuarón‘s horror drama TV series, proving nothing ever changes.

Charlyne Yi took to Twitter yesterday to recall the time David Cross introduced himself with a racist comment. He doesn’t remember it that way.

Johnny Depp is now suing his lawyer, accusing him and his firm of swindling almost $35M.

-Early reactions to Thor: Ragnarok are in — and most critics seem to dig it.

Blake Lively is redefining extra with all these press tour looks.

-My entire Twitter TL is obsessed with a Norwegian teen drama called Skam — and Facebook just announced they’re doing a US remake of it.

-Ex-Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge hopes to discover aliens with his crowdfunded spaceship. You do you, bud.

-The ratings news for Riverdale just keep getting better and better. Now that the live-plus-3 ratings have come in, the premiere saw its teen audience go up by 400%. This stuff just doesn’t happen on broadcast TV anymore. The power of Netflix binges!

-The Pussycat Dolls are disputing a claim made by a former member that the group is a front for a “prostitution ring.” Whoa.

-I’m not entirely convinced that Ian Somerhalder is famous enough to be mocked on SNL, but this certainly does seem like him…

-The first trailer for Louis C.K.‘s I Love You, Daddy has arrived  — at the worst possible timing. I wonder what kind of appetite there is for a movie about a Woody Allen-type character, created by a guy who refuses to address his sexual harassment allegations.

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon To Star in New TV Series

Jennifer Aniston is set to return to TV. A new series about TV morning shows starring her and Reese Witherspoon is being shopped around to cable and streaming sites. (Remember when they played sisters on Friends?)

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet reunited at charity auction last night, where Madonna did a surprise performance and Leo got into a bidding war with Harvey Weinstein and ended up spending $400k for “a large portrait of the actor in paint and crushed-up plates by Julian Schnabel.” Stars, they’re just like us!

Justin Bieber accidentally clipped a paparazzo while leaving a church event yesterday.

Matthew Lillard is in the middle of a press tour for Twin Peaks and I’m finding it all very charming. IDK. It’s confusing. (He was also really great on The Watch podcast this week, where he talked candidly about how shockingly little character actors make).

Adam Scott will replace Bradley Cooper in Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. Feels like an upgrade.

Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp prove that true love never dies; they’ve reunited after splitting three years ago.

-This is a really good dive into the controversy surrounding HBO’s Confederate announcement. Definitely worth reading.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber came together to celebrate their son’s birthday (not the one who awesomely dressed up like Harley Quinn at ComicCon, though).

-Critics HATE the Emoji Movie. It’s currently at 0% on RottenTomatoes. I wonder if TJ Miller wishes he could take back the last month or so?

-The actor who plays Hot Pie on Game of Thrones opened a bakery called “You Know Nothing Jon Dough,” which is the best.

-News that Girl Trip’s breakout star Tiffany Haddish said she’d “drink the juice” to work with Bill Cosby was swiftly met with disappointment. (As my friend Kat just tweeted, she “milkshake ducked.”) But Haddish explained today at the TCAs that she wasn’t serious: “You go through about 27 interviews … you’re gonna say some bad jokes.”

-There’s lots of odd but good news coming out of the TCAs today. Chris Pine will star in a 6-episode TNT drama directed by Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins, written by her husband, and inspired by Fauna Hodel. Showtime announced a new pilot executive-produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon about crime & corruption in early 90s Boston. Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt made an 80’s cop show  for Amazon that is a parody of a Romanian TV series. And we also got our first clip of At Home With Amy Sedaris, which will guest star Jane Krakowski and Justin Theroux.

Stephen Soderbergh‘s new movie Lucky Logan, starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and Daniel Craig is getting amazing reviews. Weirdly though, it is credited to first-time screenwriter Rebecca Blunt…who does not seem to exist.

William Shatner was involved in an accident with a horse but luckily he was not injured.

Rob Lowe learned that one of his biggest fans was battling stage four lung cancer so he sent her an emotional video. *sob*

-The new IT Movie trailer looks amazing and I will never, never watch it.

-Here’s the first Suburbicon trailer, starring Matt Damon , Oscar Isaac and Julianne Moore. It’ll be interesting to see what director George Clooney does with a Coens Bros script.