–Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are playing with our hearts again by being photographed together.
-Speaking of confusing relationship statuses, here’s a photo of Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger hugging.
-Meanwhile, Jackson (and his sexy beard) are back to filming The Affair.
–Vin Diesel praised Dwayne Johnson‘s Fast8 performance; The Rock responded by thanking everyone in the cast but Vin. God, I’m living for this!
–Idris Elba posted a photo of him working out in just a pair of boxers. Happy Monday!
–Eddie Murphy lives quite the life. “I haven’t read a newspaper in 20 years, or read a corporate magazine, I don’t read corporate magazines or stuff, I don’t read stuff about me…I don’t have a computer, I don’t have email, I don’t have any of that shit.”
-He also says he turned down drugs from Robin Williams and John Belushi.
–Justin Bieber’s new girlfriend is named Bronte Blampied. God, that’s almost as good as Belinda Blinked.
–Rosario Dawson has the weirdest contract I’ve ever heard of. Marvel is so scared that she’ll reveal spoilers that all she knows every year is that she’ll be in four episodes of a Netflix show at some point — but she doesn’t know when or which shows.
-Here’s Angela Bassett delivering an impromptu Shakespearean monologue like a GD boss.
–Amy Adams is pretty much the only celebrity who can pull the “aw schucks, I’m so naive” card and get away with it in my books. I blame Enchanted.
-Sweet! Feist is reuniting with Broken Social Scene on the upcoming new album.
-Speaking of good Cdn music news, there’s a new Tegan & Sara song!
-Out of all the Hip tributes I read this weekend, this one and this one got me right in the feels.
-Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Vincent Rodriguez III is posting photos from his Disneyland trip with his husband and it’s all kinds of cute.
–Courteney Cox ate rotting sheep on while filming Running Wild With Bear Grylls; did not enjoy it.
-Is Tom Cruise holding up the new Mission Impossible movie with his money demands?
-One of my favourite people I’ve ever interviewed is Nick Offerman, because you could throw the silliest question at that guy and he’d respond with the most thoughtful, lovely answer. I was reminded of that by this AV Club interview, whether he’s talking about fans over-simplifying Ron Swanson as a breakfast-loving, Scotch-drinking libertarian (“He was much more complex than that. He was a very outspoken feminist. He was a man of few words and people mistook that for a man of few colors”), or his sex life with Megan Mullaly (“Look, I’m 46, Megan’s 57, and we have a happy marriage. We get it on with each other and we feel very celebratory about that.”)
-This Stranger Things theory just broke my brain.
-Meanwhile, the little girl who plays Eleven shaved her head for the show to the tune of Beyonce’s “Pretty Hurts.”
-Speaking of shaving, watch Hugh Jackman shave off his Wolverine beard.
-THR published an article about how TV production is exploding in Vancouver: “If you’re a paparazzo, you should go to Vancouver because it’s where every television star is going to be running around and misbehaving.” Oh, THR. They already are. The CW casts seem to be single-handedly powering blind item sites these days.
– Netflix has a new comedy series called Friends from College and the cast is stellar: Cobie Smulders, Keegan Michael-Key, Nat Faxon and Fred Savage.
–Aaron Paul is getting into the producer gam;. he’s sold a one-hour drama script called Blackmail to NBC.
-Sorry, nerds. Ian McKellan will not officiate your LOTR-themed nuptials.
-Um, why is Jason Momoa hanging with his Game of Thrones fam in Ireland?
-Speaking of GOT, that awesome shot of Jon Snow being crowded in battle last season was actually Kit Harington’s idea.
–Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks are shooting a new movie together? TAKE MY MONEY NOW!
-Hmmm. Days after THR’s scathing article about Leonardo DiCaprio‘s charitable foundation, he abruptly dropped out of hosting a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton at his Hollywood Hills home. It’ll now be held at the nearby residence of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel.
–Kevin Spacey has never been happier than this moment.
-Such a good read: “Mary Jane’s Hair Color: The Code for Racist Rhetoric”
-Speaking of great reads, this is a good one on the struggle for small shows to be seen in the times of peak TV.
-In case you ever doubt how powerful Barbra Streisand is, she got Apple to change the way Siri pronounces her name. “She pronounces my name wrong. With a soft S, like sand on the beach. And so what did I do? I called the head of Apple, Tim Cook.”
-The Ben-Hur remake belly-flopped at the box office this weekend. Let’s all see if that gets as much press as the Ghostbusters receipts did, shall we?
-Whoa. Sleigh Bell (love them!) are suing Demi Lovato (love her!) for unlawfully sampling their music.
–Helen Mirren was shutting down sexist interview questions as far back as the ’70s.
-Lindsay Lohan will do a Russian TV interview — but only if she gets to meet Putin. Bless her heart.
-Congrats to Chris Hardwick, who married Lydia Hearst this weekend. Everyone shits on him now because he’s so ubiquitous, but I still kind of love him.
-This is boss: Katie Couric took a $1 million pay cut to save other people’s jobs.
–Halle Berry proves she’s the wrong mom to mess with in this Kidnap trailer.