While you were working ...
March 5th, 2013
05:56 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • The upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic has switched up its lead star: Rather than have Lenny Kravitz portray the late soul legend, "Law & Order" alum Jesse L. Martin will be crooning Gaye's classics instead. [Deadline]
  • "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" will now be "Keeping Up with the Kardashians, that guy you remember from 'The Hills,' plus his brother." Khloe K. revealed on her blog that her step-siblings, Brody and Brandon Jenner, are going to become regulars on their E! reality show. [Khloe Kardashian's blog]
  • Sorry to disappoint if you were looking forward to seeing Alison Pill and Jay Baruchel finally make it down the aisle, but the couple has called off their engagement of two years. [Us Weekly]
  • Mel B.'s new job as a judge on "America's Got Talent" is off to a rocky start. Apparently, the Spice Girl was booed during the first day of taping in New Orleans on Monday. [TMZ]
  • Even Tina Fey has migrated over to "bigger and thicker 'hipster' eyewear," losing those famous frames we've grown accustomed to. Have we mentioned we don't deal well with change? [Today]

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The story behind Halle Berry's hair in 'The Call'
March 5th, 2013
05:16 PM ET

The story behind Halle Berry's hair in 'The Call'

In next weekend's thriller "The Call," Halle Berry plays a 911 operator who fights to rescue a young woman from a vicious abductor.

As it turns out, the Oscar winner revealed to CNN that she had to make an emergency call herself during a terrifying home invasion.

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Why Steve Carell isn't returning for 'Office' finale
March 5th, 2013
04:42 PM ET

Why Steve Carell isn't returning for 'Office' finale

Steve Carell's Michael Scott already said farewell to "The Office," and the actor isn't planning on doing it again.

The reason he didn't want to join in when the series comes to an end on May 16, Carell told CNN, is because it just didn't seem to be in character.

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Carly Rae Jepsen drops Boy Scouts performance over gay rights
March 5th, 2013
03:45 PM ET

Carly Rae Jepsen drops Boy Scouts performance over gay rights

"Call Me Maybe" singer Carly Rae Jepsen is the latest act to drop out of the Boy Scouts of America's upcoming Jamboree because of the organization's ban on openly gay members.

The Canadian entertainer announced her decision on Tuesday, saying in a statement posted to her Twitter account that she's pulled out of the event "as an artist who believes in equality for all people."

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New 'Iron Man 3' trailer: 'Good old-fashioned revenge'
March 5th, 2013
01:15 PM ET

New 'Iron Man 3' trailer: 'Good old-fashioned revenge'

Three movies into the "Iron Man" saga, a new trailer for the latest installment is offering us a refresher.

"I build neat stuff, I've got a great girl, and occasionally save the world. So why can't I sleep?" Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark/Iron Man asks at the top of the clip.

Perhaps it has a little something to do with Ben Kingsley's The Mandarin.

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Watch Mila Kunis rock an interview
March 5th, 2013
12:47 PM ET

Watch Mila Kunis rock an interview

Mila Kunis has cemented her rep as one of the most down-to-earth stars in Hollywood.

The "Oz the Great and Powerful" actress is known for trying to be as normal as possible despite her stardom, and in a cute interview with BBC Radio 1's Chris Stark, she carries on a conversation as though she's not there to promote a movie at all.

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