FX renews 'Fargo,' 'Louie,' and more news to note
July 21st, 2014
06:00 PM ET

FX renews 'Fargo,' 'Louie,' and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • FX execs would have to be wearing crazy pants not to renew both "Fargo" and "Louie," but remember: "Fargo's" an anthology series, which means season 2 will be a whole new cast.
  • So Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed were spotted looking like they were having an absolutely great time together at a farmer's market on Sunday. We know they already have playing vampires in common ... [Daily Mail]
  • When Adam Levine needed someone to officiate his wedding to Behati Prinsloo, it looks like he picked Jonah Hill. [Us Weekly]
  • No, Miley Cyrus is not dead. [Hollywood Life]
  • Mark your calendars: Marvel's scheduled a bunch of movies between now and 2019. [EW]
  • And now, for your daily dose of Cumberbatch:

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A 'Fifty Shades' sneak peek, courtesy of Beyonce
July 21st, 2014
11:15 AM ET

A 'Fifty Shades' sneak peek, courtesy of Beyonce

Beyonce dropped a doozy of a teaser on her Instagram account Saturday.

The singer, who's currently on tour with her husband, Jay Z, gave her followers a glimpse of the forthcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer that will arrive on Thursday.

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First look at 'Homeland's' new season, and more news to note
July 18th, 2014
06:00 PM ET

First look at 'Homeland's' new season, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • We've been burned before by "Homeland," but this new look at season 4 is pulling us right back in. The new episodes start on October 5. [HitFix]
  • As if "The Flash" didn't already have our attention, it's nabbed Wentworth Miller to join the cast. [TVGuide]
  • Tina Fey's tribute to Elaine Stritch just might be the best one you've read yet: [People]
  • Someone make Shakira a crown: She's now the most-liked person on Facebook. Like, ever. [WSJ]
  • For day five of "Weird Al takes over the Internet," here's the first of his non-parody tunes:
"Weird Al" Yankovic – Sports Song from Funny Or Die
  • Know what Jennifer Aniston really loves about Justin Theroux? His "eyeballs." [WWD]
  • Awww! Look at baby Yeezus, rapping at 19 (be warned that there's explicit language here):
  • And this is what happens when Dave Franco and Conan O'Brien join Tinder:

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'True Blood' star joins 'Daredevil,' and more news to note
July 17th, 2014
05:30 PM ET

'True Blood' star joins 'Daredevil,' and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Not getting to see Deborah Ann Woll on a weekly basis was one of the saddest parts of "True Blood" ending, but Netflix has swooped in and delivered great news. The actress is now part of its upcoming "Daredevil" series, on which she'll portray Karen Page. [EW]
  • Nothing "Rude" about landing at No. 1, Magic!, although Iggy Azalea might be a little sore about losing the top spot. And props to Sia for scoring her first No. 1 album with "1000 Forms of Fear." [Billboard]
  • Kelly Ripa may be the one celebrity who'll admit to this: Botox "has changed (her) life." [Us Weekly]
  • Emma Stone's story about her dead grandfather's spirit leaving her loose change:
  • Was spookier than this trailer for the movie about the Ouija board. And that's saying a lot, because Emma Stone's story is super cute.
  • To make you feel better after watching that, here's Weird Al parodying "Fancy":
  • And lastly, here's a beyond adorable pic of Olivia Wilde and her son with Jason Sudeikis, Otis: [Facebook]

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Weird Al continues to make everyone's week, and more news to note
July 16th, 2014
06:00 PM ET

Weird Al continues to make everyone's week, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • By the time Weird Al Yankovic is done sharing all eight of the music videos for his new album, we're going to feel compelled to write him a MASH note. These things just keep getting better! Behold, his parody of "Royals," "Foil":
  • Yes, you do want to see these photos from behind-the-scenes of "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." [EW]
  • When Jay Z's Made in America festival hits Los Angeles, the rapper's pal Kanye West and Iggy Azalea will be along for the ride. [Billboard]
  • Tell Rose McGowan she looks like Michael Jackson, and this is what will happen: [DListed]
  • Congrats, Jeff Goldblum! The actor is engaged to 31-year-old gymnast Emilie Livingston. [NYDN]
  • Psst, hey: You guys know Nasim Pedrad is making an exit from "SNL" too, right? [MTV]

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Viola Davis' honest answer about why she turned to TV
July 16th, 2014
05:33 PM ET

Viola Davis' honest answer about why she turned to TV

Viola Davis will give it to you straight: she signed up for a TV series because she was ready to tackle the lead role.

The Oscar-nominated actress has plenty of acclaim and isn't hurting for film projects - you'll next see her in August's James Brown biopic "Get On Up" - but the scripts coming her way are for supporting, not starring, roles.

So while she liked the script for Shonda Rhimes' new fall series, "How To Get Away With Murder," she'd be lying if she said she wasn't also attracted to playing the lead role.

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