While you were working...
June 22nd, 2012
06:05 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Barbra Streisand is ready to get back in the director’s chair. A spokesperson for the actress said she’s interested in helming “Skinny and Cat,” as well as adapting “Gypsy” for the big screen. [Rolling Stone]
  • Looks like “Anger Management” isn’t Charlie Sheen’s only new project. Director Robert Rodriguez tweeted: “I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States!” [Twitter]
  • If you don’t look like Blake Lively, now you can at least smell like her. The “Gossip Girl” actress has been named the face of Gucci’s new fragrance, Première. [E! Online]
  • Anna Faris, sporting a growing baby bump, was recently overheard telling friends, “He's doing great!” Was the actress referring to her impending baby (boy)? [Us Magazine]
  • A purple-haired Kelly Osbourne took a break from “Fashion Police” to snuggle with her brother and baby Pearl. [Twitter]
  • It looks like James Marsden, who has two kids with ex-wife Lisa Linde, has a third bundle of joy on the way. Reports state that the "30 Rock" actor is expecting a baby with model Rose Costa. [New York Post]

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What Aaron Sorkin learned from CNN for 'Newsroom'
June 22nd, 2012
05:59 PM ET

What Aaron Sorkin learned from CNN for 'Newsroom'

When we spotted the phrase "the most trusted name in news" in one of the early trailers for Aaron Sorkin's new series, "The Newsroom," we thought that sounded awfully ... familiar, shall we say.

And it turns out that might not be the only thing about Sorkin's anticipated summer series that will remind us of our home base.

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Vampires answer your questions (when they're not being hunted by Lincoln)
June 22nd, 2012
05:50 PM ET

Vampires answer your questions (when they're not being hunted by Lincoln)

It seems our country's 16th president has had it up to here with this whole vampire craze. This weekend's release of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" certainly seems to put bloodsuckers (at least 19th century ones) in a pretty bad place.

Of course, this wasn't always the case. Vampires are still quite popular when they're the protagonists, rather than "the hunted."

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Snooki and JWOWW are just like Laverne and Shirley, producer says
June 22nd, 2012
05:13 PM ET

Snooki and JWOWW are just like Laverne and Shirley, producer says

Despite sporting hair poofs and animal print in place of pixie cuts and monogrammed sweaters, Snooki and JWOWW are the modern-day Laverne and Shirley, producer SallyAnn Salsano said.

Salsano, the creator of MTV's “Jersey Shore” and “Snooki & JWOWW,” which premiered on Thursday, told CNN Snooki and JWOWW are a lot like Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams' characters on the '70s sitcom.

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Caleb Followill, Lily Aldridge welcome baby girl
June 22nd, 2012
02:44 PM ET

Caleb Followill, Lily Aldridge welcome baby girl

It looks like Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill will be singing lullabies for awhile.

Followill and wife Lily Aldridge welcomed a baby girl, Dixie Pearl Followill, early Thursday.

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A 'Parenthood' (the movie!) reunion
June 22nd, 2012
01:32 PM ET

A 'Parenthood' (the movie!) reunion

Before there was the NBC show, there was 1989's "Parenthood" starring Steve Martin as the head of the Midwestern Buckman family.

In addition to actors like Martha Plimpton and Keanu Reeves, the cast was chock full of kid stars like Alisan Porter, Jasen Fisher, Ivyann Schwan and Zachary LaVoy.

Well, those four are now adults, and they've reunited for the first time in 23 years, thanks to Snakkle.com. Check out the video below to hear them reminisce about working on the film, and what it's like to experience parenthood themselves.

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