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When Buffy Meets Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sarah Michelle Gellar finally met IRL after months of Twitter flirting.

Elisabeth Moss used an Instagram comment to reply to a question on how she reconciles her role in The Handmaid’s Tale with her belief in Scientology.

Mariska Hargitay superfan Taylor Swift reportedly made a ‘generous’ donation to Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation.

Madonna threw herself a Gypsy-themed birthday party, which feels kinda offensive?

-Also, I really dig the packaging of her new skincare line.

-So both of the Sprouse brothers are kind of trash, huh?

-I love that Crazy Ex-Girlfiend’s Rachel Bloom doesn’t shy away when asked how much she gets paid per episode. “I make $50,000 or $60,000 for acting in an episode before taxes and paying my reps.”

-The Flash star Candice Patton‘s NKD Magazine cover is fire!

-Veteran stuntpeople are questioning the Deadpool producers’ decision to give the motorcycle scene to the late SJ Harris, a professional racer, rather than a more experienced film stunt pro.

-The HBO hackers flexed their muscles by taking over the network’s social media accounts.

Ben Affleck: maybe Batman, definitely a mess.

-There’s been lots of talk post-Shonda that ABC is trying to pivot to attract “the heartland.” Now comes word that they’re making a live-action version of The Jetsons, and they signed a mega-deal with Lost co-showrunner Carlton Cuse.

-This is an interesting take on whether or not Rotten Tomatoes can crush a movie. (Personally, I think the reasons bad movies tank is because they’re bad.)

-Everyone’s looking very closely at how the well-reviewed Lucky Logan performs this weekend, because Steven Soderbergh completely bypassed the studio system to make it. He limited the marketing costs, and created an internal site where everyone involved in the film — from casting agents to actors — can log on and get a breakdown of how it’s performing.

-Watch Ben Stiller punch Adam Sandler in this trailer for The Meyerowitz Stories.

-See Zoë Kravitz and Lola Kirke flirt with danger in Gemini trailer.

Riz Ahmed, Viola Davis, Donald Glover and Ryan Reynolds Are Time’s Most Influential

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-The Night Of’s Riz Ahmed made Time’s 100 Most Influential People List, and was written about by Lin-Manuel Miranda(!). Other notables: Meryl Streep wrote about Viola Davis, Leslie Jones wrote about Simone Biles, Brie Larson wrote about Emma Stone, Tina Fey wrote about Donald Glover, Helen Mirren wrote about Ryan Reynolds, Lena Dunham wrote about Constance Wu, and Kerry Washington wrote about Alicia Keys.

Ben Affleck is dating someone…just not seriously (according to many, many articles.)

-Also, he and Jennifer Garner reportedly waited so long to file for divorce because they hoped that rehab would help their relationship.

Saoirse Ronan tricked Ed Sheeran into getting a really terrible tattoo. I adore her.

Chris O’Donnell remembers that time when Donald Trump forced his way into Scent of a Woman, then got cut from the film anyway.

-Would you attend Gwyenth Paltrow’GOOP conference? I think I would…but I’d really need to build up my eye rolling muscles first.

-Aww, I’m bummed that Girlboss on Netflix isn’t getting great reviews.

-I had some issues with 13 Reasons Why, but it’s unflinching depiction of rape and suicide was impressive and felt essential. The writer penned an emotional essay defending his decision to air the series’ most graphic scene.

Dave Chappelle and George Lopez where among the stars to attend Charlie Murphy’s funeral.

-Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom dropped a video for her new song “Lady Boss,” an empowering anthem about work anxiety.

-Are Ryan Gosling and Justin Theroux planning to work together? Not sure if my ovaries can handle that..

-Chasing Amy (a movie I loved at the time but now understand how problematic it was) just turned 20, and the quotes from Kevin Smith in this retrospective knocked me on my ass. The part where he talks about identifying with lesbians more than men because he’s attracted to women? Jesus.

-Here’s a good backgrounder on the writers strike, which is looking more and more likely.

Reese Witherspoon explains why Big Little Lies means she’ll finally get to change her own story.

-Here’s a new trailer for Sofia Coppola’s Civil War–era drama The Beguiled, starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and a super seductive Colin Farrell.

Maddox Reportedly Refused to Attend Reunion With Brad Pitt

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-According to Us Weekly, 15-year-old Maddox refused to attend Brad Pitt’s first meeting with the kids since the split, instead opting to stay with Angelina Jolie. E! News seems to be confirming the story, saying that Pitt has now seen the kids twice but Maddox “is mad at his dad and doesn’t want to see him now.”

Tom Cruise acted out his entire film history in a 9-minute segment with James Corden last night. He looks genuinely nervous at the beginning, which is kind of freaking me out. Tom Cruise feels human emotions?!

-Meanwhile, Cruise has sent Dakota Fanning a birthday gift every single year for the past 10 years.

-According to People, Jennifer Lawrence and director Darren Aronofsky really are dating. Huh.

Ciara has dropped that $15 million defamation lawsuit against Future because, according to TMZ, she’s doing too well to claim he hurt her career.

-The Television Academy would like to remind Donald Trump that the Emmys aren’t rigged.

Madonna promised oral sex to Hillary Clinton voters. Seems like a lot of work.

-The Ringer is one of my favourite websites. Lainey is one of my favourite gossip bloggers. So The Ringer’s profile on Lainey is predictably awesome.

-I actually really like the actress who’s playing Ichabod’s new partner on Sleepy Hollow, but there’s no way that show can win back viewers.

Jude Law’s The Young Pope got a second season before even premiering on American TV. This show looks batshit crazy and I can’t wait.

-This Joss Whedon interview is great, right up until the very last answer when he says “I’m a Buffy/Spike shipper.” I…I need to sit down.

-This is an interesting interview with Ryan Reynolds on how he became so involved in Deadpool’s marketing. He was even cold-calling companies about product placements!

Rachel McAdams helped This Is Us’ Justin Hartley strip down on Ellen. I like her life.

-Also, Rachel revealed that her costar Benedict Cumberbatch likes his fans, but wishes they’d come up with a less ridiculous name for themselves.

-This is some Laura Ashley madness on Alicia Vikander.

-Goodness, I really like Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom and how open she is about her depression.

-Also, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s blooper reel is crazy dirty.

-Is there trouble in paradise between Kanye West and Jay Z?

Kate McKinnon‘s Ghostbusters outtakes are just what this dreary day needs!

-The Logan trailer is pretty damn good (though Hollywood needs to implement a moratorium on using Johnny Cash‘s “Hurt” in trailers). I’m really hoping this is finally the Wolverine movie Hugh Jackman deserves.