While you were working ...
October 16th, 2012
05:55 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Beyonce has quite the interesting photo posted on her website, considering all of these rumors flying about her performing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show next year ... [Beyonce.com]
  • More guest stars are on the way to "Glee," and these are some good ones: "Idol" powerhouse Jessica Sanchez is confirmed, while Ryan Murphy revealed on his Twitter account that he invited Bette Midler to join the fun ... and she said yes. The only question is, who should she play? [Ryan Murphy's Twitter]
  • Whomever wrote that "Emily Owens M.D." star Mamie Gummer is "'Felicity' in scrubs" should be hired by The CW show's marketing team ASAP. Clearly that's a headline that's going to get viewers to watch. [Zap2It]
  • So, according to Lauren Conrad, "The Hills" wasn't dishonest ... except when it was: [Us Weekly]
  • We didn't even have to read this list of 17 more things Tina Fey and Amy Poehler should be in charge of, because we basically think they should be in charge of everything. The world would be a better place, people. [Vulture]
  • Speaking of Fey and Poehler, here's what Ricky Gervais had to say about their new job: "Good luck ... Let me know if you run out of Scientology gags." [EW]

Filed under: While you were working
Brandy: Why I almost quit music
October 16th, 2012
05:00 PM ET

Brandy: Why I almost quit music

Although she's seen plenty of success with No. 1 hits like "Have You Ever?" and "The Boy Is Mine," there were moments when singer Brandy wanted to give up on music entirely.

On the road to putting out her newest album, "Two Eleven," the 33-year-old singer told CNN that "there were times when I tried to come back and it didn't work. Then I started to feel like, maybe this is not my purpose, maybe this is not what I'm supposed to do, because it's not happening to me."

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Which Bond girl stands out for Daniel Craig?
October 16th, 2012
04:33 PM ET

Which Bond girl stands out for Daniel Craig?

It's understandably hard to choose a favorite "Bond girl" in the 50-year James Bond franchise, but there's one who holds a particularly special place in Daniel Craig's heart.

The current James Bond, who'll next be seen in November's "Skyfall," told CNN that he thinks "Diana Rigg is kind of my favorite."

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Robsten reunites, Rupert Sanders lands new job
October 16th, 2012
03:37 PM ET

Robsten reunites, Rupert Sanders lands new job

It looks like everyone is moving on from the summer scandal that shook up the "Twilight" universe, and just in time for "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" to premiere.

Not only were Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart spotted together in Los Angeles together on Sunday, but the guy whom everyone presumes came between the "Twilight" pair has landed a new gig.

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Filed under: movies • Twilight
Johnny Depp launches line of books
October 16th, 2012
01:46 PM ET

Johnny Depp launches line of books

If you have an "authentic, outspoken, and visionary" idea just waiting to be published, maybe you should ring up Johnny Depp.

The actor is launching his own list of books in partnership with HarperCollins' Harper imprint, and those are the types of voices and ideas that he's looking for.

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Filed under: Books
Watch: Chloë Moretz in 'Carrie' teaser
October 16th, 2012
12:25 PM ET

Watch: Chloë Moretz in 'Carrie' teaser

The teaser trailer for 2013's "Carrie" makes great use of a familiar image from the original 1976 film, but actress Chloë Moretz says one shouldn't mistake this for a straight remake.

As the 15-year-old told CNN contributor Jennifer Vineyard at New York Comic-Con, director Kimberly Peirce is offering "a retelling of the book by Stephen King, and it hasn't been told this way before."

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