-It’s the Best Performances issue of W. I like the styling of everyone’s covers except for Tessa Thompson‘s. Also, the fact that Gal Gadot is included for her work in WW1984 is … something.
–Mariah Carey talked to Cardi B for Interview. They chatted about life during lockdown, if they felt beautiful as children, and fears around album releases.
–Naomi Campbell looks amazing on the March cover of i-D Magazine, which was shot at her home in Kenya.
–Jake Johnson said that when Prince guest starred on New Girl, he would only call him Nick, and would only appear if his storyline helped Nick and Jess getting together. Straight for my shipper heart!
–Zendaya took part in Vanity Fair’s video series The Proust Questionnaire, and quickly rephrased the question “What is the quality you most like in a man?” to “Most like in a person? How about that?”
–Mandy Moore has welcomed a son named Gus – which made for a cute Twitter rhyme.
–Katharine McPhee is also a first-time mom. She and David Foster welcomed a baby boy.
-Mission: Impossible 7, A Quiet Place Part II and more upcoming Paramount Pictures films are still planning theatrical releases — but they’ll debut on the streaming service Paramount Plus just 45 days later.
–Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may not have official royal duties anymore, but they’re still working on projects for the Commonwealth.
-Also, I love seeing Markle wearing Canadian-made Ecksand jewellery.
-NBC has pulled an episode of the Canadian import Nurses from its digital platforms after it was condemned for its depiction of Orthodox Jews.
-Happy birthday to Daniel Kaluuya, who recently revealed he wasn’t invited to the Get Out premiere at Sundance.
–Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Garner reunited in Canada nearly 17 years after 13 Going on 30.
–Issa Rae will produce an HBO adaptation of The Vanishing Half, last year’s buzzy novel from Brit Bennett. Playwright Jeremy O. Harris has also signed on as writer and executive producer. I adored this book — it’s about two light-skinned Black girls who run away from their small southern town to live completely different lives.
-Younger is ending with its seventh season — and moving to Paramount+.
–Megan Thee Stallion spoofs Mean Girls in a promotion video for Coach’s Fall 2021 collection.
–This NYT profile on notoriously press-shy Frances McDormand is delightful. She brought the writer Fritos!
-It doesn’t look like we’ll get a WandaVision season 2 — but they’re leaving the door open.
-Marvel’s Kevin Feige also suggested Netflix properties like The Punisher and Jessica Jones could return on Disney+.
-Punky Brewster’s Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera everywhere in the 90s, and the result is a new Hulu documentary filled with famous faces.