While you were working ...
August 16th, 2012
06:52 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Might want to mark your calendars. Joss Whedon’s “Avengers” sequel is due out on May 1, 2015. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak and her husband Kroy Biermann welcomed a son, Kash Kade, on Wednesday. “Baby and I are doing great!!!!” the mom of four tweeted. [Twitter]
  • Looks like there’ll be a new face on the second season of ABC’s "Revenge." Hiroyuki Sanada, who played Satoshi Takeda on the show’s first season, is busy filming “The Wolverine.” Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa will reportedly take his place. [TVGuide]
  • But who will impersonate Khloe Kardashian and Zooey Deschanel? After four years on the show, Abby Elliott has confirmed she’s leaving “Saturday Night Live.” [Splitsider]
  • Apparently not everything comes easy to Olympian Ryan Lochte. The swimmer, who is filming a guest spot on “90210,” said he messed his lines up at first. “[B]ut after talking with the cast … I started nailing it,” he said. [Us Weekly]
  • No sign of Quinn or Mercedes, but it’s nice to know that slushies still have a place at McKinley High. Check out Kate Hudson and a new track from Darren Criss’ Blane in “Glee’s” season 4 promo. [Twitter]


Filed under: While you were working
See Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'The Last Stand'
August 16th, 2012
04:45 PM ET

See Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'The Last Stand'

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Arnold Schwarzenegger in action, so fans will likely be left wanting more after watching him share the spotlight in this weekend’s “The Expendables 2.” Well, this should tide them over for now:

The trailer for 2013’s “The Last Stand,” a crime thriller starring the former governor, is here.

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Filed under: movies
Jimmy Kimmel is engaged
August 16th, 2012
03:03 PM ET

Jimmy Kimmel is engaged

Congratulations to Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney.

The “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” host reportedly popped the question to his bride-to-be during their recent trip to South Africa, according to People.

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Filed under: Celebrities
Zoe Saldana to play Nina Simone?
August 16th, 2012
01:48 PM ET

Zoe Saldana to play Nina Simone?

Zoe Saldana better start warming up her vocal chords.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress will star in the upcoming Nina Simone biopic.

A long time in the making, the film will also reportedly feature “Red Tails” actor David Oyelowo as the iconic jazz singer’s manager, Clifton Henderson.

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Filed under: movies
Joe Jonas: Swift's new song isn't about me
August 16th, 2012
11:56 AM ET

Joe Jonas: Swift's new song isn't about me

Taylor Swift is a pro at turning heartbreaks into earworms, and her latest single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” is no exception.

For some fans, guessing which of Swift’s ex-boyfriends inspired lyrics like, “Then you come around again and say, ‘Baby, I miss you and I swear I’m gonna change,’” is half the fun. But Joe Jonas, who dated the country-pop princess in 2008, insists it wasn’t him.

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Filed under: Jonas Brothers • Music • Taylor Swift
Shia LaBeouf on sticking with indie films
August 16th, 2012
10:42 AM ET

Shia LaBeouf on sticking with indie films

Shia LaBeouf already made it clear that he won’t be involved in any forthcoming “Transformers” films, but it looks like his aversion to blockbusters runs deeper than Michael Bay’s billion-dollar franchise.

“I'm done,” LaBeouf told The Hollywood Reporter. “There's no room for being a visionary in the studio system. It literally cannot exist.”

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies • Transformers
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