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Zac Efron

Avengers’ Paul Rudd and Chris Evans Re-Assemble

-The latest Actors on Actors interview is out, and it’s with Paul Rudd and Chris Evans. Needless to say, if you want to be charmed for 43 minutes this is for you. The best part was watching Evans fanboy over Rudd, asking “Why don’t you age? Are you drinking baby blood?”, recalling making him dance on video the first day they met, and saying “you’re like sorbet. You’re a palate cleanser – an always welcome addition.”

Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund are not only still together, they’re having a baby!

Jodie Turner-Smith calling Joshua Jackson a daddy (because “I made him one”) is social media perfection.

-Citing her own “pervasive privilege,” Kristen Bell has announced she is leaving her role as a biracial character on the Apple TV+ animated series Central Park. I would love to know the timing of this and if she made the decision before or after Jenny Slate. (Also, it was only back in January where the Central Park creator strongly defended the casting during the TCAs.)

Naomi Campbell covers the new issue of Vogue Spain and says it’s the first time she’s been photographed by a black Photgrapher for vogue / condenast and it was a woman of color.

-I pity the poor PR person who has to clean up Chris D’Elia‘s latest mess. In a misguided effort to prove he’s not a creep, he released a bunch of emails — which make him sound like a creep.

Demi Lovato seems content and in love, and I’m so happy for her.

-She also just signed a new deal with YouTube for a docuseries following the last three years of her ups and downs.

-Netflix will premiere a new show on July 10 called Down to Earth With Zac Efron in which the actor “searches for healthy, sustainable ways to live.” This is a different show than his upcoming Quibi one called Killing Zac Efron — which sounds like the total opposite.

-I get what this Variety article on the Television Critic Awards’ history of picking white winners was trying to do, but I’m not sure “submitting a more consciously inclusive ballot” is the only answer. (People much smarter than I am are talking about this much better than I ever could.)

Lisa Rinna claims the Karens at QVC is trying to silence her political views.

Celine Dion released a Pride-themed playlist and it is as cheesy and fun as you’d expect.

The Dixie Chicks are changing their name: The trio is now called The Chicks.

Cardi B was trending today because people thought she was trashing other female artists on a fake account. “These people must think I’m a 15-year-old girl … Stop trying to make this fake s**t up… don’t make lies about me. it’s tiring. It’s annoying.”

-Normal People stars Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones are reuniting for a pair of comedic shorts for Ireland’s Comic Relief. It’ll be set 40 years in the future — though I’m not sure older versions is really what people want to see from these characters.

-Meanwhile, following the success of Normal People, Hulu has ordered an adaptation of Sally Rooney‘s other novel, Conversations with Friends — a book I liked a lot more.

Sharon Choi, best known as director Bong Joon-ho’s interpreter during last year’s award season, interviewed Sandra Oh about Killing Eve.

Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible tells the story of the Blackfeet Boxing Club, which was set up to teach young women of the Blackfeet Nation boxing and self-defense.

-The trailer for Muppets Now on Disney+ features RuPaul, Taye Diggs, Aubrey Plaza and Seth Rogen.

Gerard Butler tries to run from a comet in the Greenland trailer.

Nicole Richie Gets a Quibi Show

Nicole Richie‘s Quibi show has its first trailer.  Ok, that made me chuckle.

Zac Efron is on the latest episode of Hot Ones, where he talks about getting fit for Baywatch (“I realized when I was done with that movie, I don’t ever want to be in that good a shape again. It was so hard”), and getting advice from Leonardo DiCaprio about dealing with the paparazzi.

-Meanwhile, Leonardo DiCaprio is helping to launch America’s Food Fund, which has already raised $12 million to help communities impacted by the coronavirus.

John Mayer gave a “sizable” donation to the Livingston, MT hospital to enable it to buy ventilators. “Mayer was not seeking publicity in making the donation, but agreed that the hospital could release his name after an inquiry from The Livingston Enterprise and in hopes of boosting community morale.”

-This is an interesting piece on the things that are inherently troubling, and maybe even repugnant, about Tiger King.

-This is fantastic: SXSW is getting a second life. The 10-day online film festival is aiming for a late April date and will be free to stream for everyone on Amazon Prime.

-Top Gun: Maverick is pushing its June release date until Dec in yet another move that suggests Hollywood is just giving up on the summer movie season this year. I’m curious to see which (if any) big movie will opt to go Netflix or Amazon instead.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk posted a video with intimacy coach Michaela Boehm, who warns them that many women aren’t in the mood for sex right now. “Food, comfort and eating sweets to up the body fat; most women are reporting these are the things they want to do. They don’t want so much pleasure.” My thirstier-than-usual social feeds would beg to differ.

Cate Blanchett‘s new FX series Miss America is getting great reviews.

Tina Fey, Mike Schur, and 35 more TV writers told Vulture what their characters would do in a pandemic, and it’s brilliant. The Friday Night Lights and Parks & Rec ones are the best.

Adam Schlesinger, a singer-songwriter for Fountains of Wayne who had an award-winning career writing songs for film, theater and television (including Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), passed away yesterday from covid-19.

Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer have reportedly signed on to a Call Me By Your Name sequel. As much as I loved the first one, this seems like a bad idea.

Gerard Butler faces down a comet barreling towards Earth in the trailer for Greenland.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Once Stormed Off View Set After Being Reprimanded by Barbara Walters

-New audio from The View reveals that Elisabeth Hasselbeck once threatened to quit the show during a commercial break after a fight with Barbara Walters over the morning after pill. “What the f**k! I don’t even swear. She has me swearing. This woman is driving me nuts. I’m not going back. I can’t do the show like this. She just reprimanded me, and she knew exactly what she was doing. Goodbye! I’m off. Write about that in the New York F**KING Post!”

-The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss tells Marie Claire that’s she’s dating someone, but won’t say who. “I learned you just don’t talk about it. Who really gives a s**t whether or not I’m dating anyone? I hate to put that importance on it. I cringe a little.”

Nina Dobrev crushes Zac Efron at the gym in his new YouTube video. (Why does he work out in Cons?!)

-I love that Reese Witherspoon badly photoshopped Zoe Kravitz into her pic from the Big Little Liars set.

-This thread on how only male reviewers seem to think that Captain Marvel has no character arc is so, so good.

-Fleabag’s current season will be its last. With the end of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and You’re The Worst this week, Broad City last week, and Jane the Virgin this summer, we’re seriously losing a lot of amazing, female-driven shows with messy protagonists.

-Does anyone else think the rumours about Fergie and Prince Andrew getting back together could just be a distraction from the juicier royal rumours circulating this week?

Judi Dench getting caught in a lie about never going to nightclubs is delightful.

-Are Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson‘s camps trying to prep us for imminent engagement news?

Charlize Theron isn’t just single, she’s “shockingly available.” (Her words.)

Samantha Bee slammed anti-vaxxers — and used a Riverdale spoof to do it.

Beyonce just signed a deal with Adias after reportedly walking out of meeting with Reebok due to a lack of diversity on their team.

Holland Taylor is playing Stormy in the To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before sequel and this is straight out of my fantasy casting.

-Speaking of fantasy casting, Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to join Angelina Jolie in The Eternals. Get that Marvel money, Kumail!

-Every time Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak hang out in public I get so hopeful!

-The reviews for Fosse/Verdon are very mixed. I’m still going to check it out.

Laura Dern seeks justice for a stranger in the Trial by Fire trailer.