While you were working ...
May 8th, 2013
05:50 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Britney Spears has been putting in work for an upcoming set of performances in Las Vegas, and she's showing off her ab-tastic results on the cover of Shape magazine. [Shape]
  • David Bowie's new music video, "The Next Day," is getting massive buzz, and not just because it stars Marion Cotillard and Gary Oldman. The controversy is about who the two actors portray in the clip, as Cotillard was cast as a "sad prostitute," Oldman as a naughty priest, and Bowie as Jesus. [USA Today]
  • For some reason, the fact that Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson haven't spoken to each other in six years is shocking. But what would they have to talk about? The fact that they've both moved on from their three-year marriage by getting married again and having kids? [People]
  • Were you planning on seeing "Jurassic Park 4" when it opened on June 13, 2014? Yeah, about that - there's been a change of plans. Studio Universal now says it's going to release the movie "at a later date." [EW]
  • Kim K., Robin Williams has called, and he's asked for his "Mrs. Doubtfire" wardrobe back:


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Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Star Trek' mystery
May 8th, 2013
04:57 PM ET

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Star Trek' mystery

For the Internet, finding out the identity of Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous role in the upcoming "Star Trek Into Darkness" is the final frontier.

However, at one point even the "Sherlock Holmes" actor didn't know who he was playing.

"I didn't have time to read the whole script before I began," Cumberbatch told MTV News.

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Kerry Washington: I'm the luckiest broad in Hollywood
May 8th, 2013
03:13 PM ET

Kerry Washington: I'm the luckiest broad in Hollywood

Kerry Washington has long been a star on the big screen, but with ABC's "Scandal" she's now also one of the hottest stars on TV.

The 36-year-old is reveling in her moment, as she tells Elle magazine in its June issue that she's "the luckiest broad in Hollywood now."

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Filed under: Celebrities • television
Trailer Park: Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker in 'The Butler'
May 8th, 2013
01:09 PM ET

Trailer Park: Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker in 'The Butler'

Oprah Winfrey and Terrence Howard have joked about their intimate scenes in "The Butler," but the just released trailer indicates that the movie's tone is far more poignant than comedic.

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Filed under: movies • Trailer Park
'Iron Man 3' director moves on to 'Doc Savage'
May 8th, 2013
12:12 PM ET

'Iron Man 3' director moves on to 'Doc Savage'

With a massively successful movie in his rear-view, "Iron Man 3" director Shane Black has set his sights on his next project: Doc Savage.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Black is set to direct an adventure film starring the vintage character from a script he co-wrote.

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Filed under: movies
'Dancing With the Stars' says good-bye to ...
May 8th, 2013
10:58 AM ET

'Dancing With the Stars' says good-bye to ...

Now that we're eight weeks in to this season of "Dancing With the Stars," the field of competitors is tightening up.

On Tuesday's elimination show, "Bachelor" Sean Lowe was the latest star to get trimmed from the cast.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Dancing With The Stars • television • TV recaps
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