'Better Call Saul' gets a trailer, and more news to note
August 11th, 2014
06:07 PM ET

'Better Call Saul' gets a trailer, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Better call all of your "Breaking  Bad" viewing party pals - we now have our first look at the spinoff series, "Better Call Saul." It looks like it's slated to debut in early 2015.
  • Prepare to be twice as paranoid. "Homeland's" season four premiere on October 5 is going to be a double hitter with two back-to-back episodes. [THR]
  • It's completely time for Emma Stone to give her regards to Broadway! The actress is in talks to make her Broadway debut in "Cabaret," and, if all works out, she'd take over for Michelle Williams in the production starting November 9. [NYT]
  • "How I Met Your Mother" isn't on the air anymore, but there's still a place where you can "suit up" with regularity. USA has renewed its series "Suits" for a fifth season. [EW]
  • Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley may not be together anymore, but she's still his "Uptown Girl," apparently:

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'Lonely Island' the movie, and more news to note
August 8th, 2014
05:44 PM ET

'Lonely Island' the movie, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • We'll only truly support this Lonely Island movie - you know, the one that's happening thanks to Judd Apatow - if it uses "D*&! in a Box" as its central plot. [THR]
  • How does Jennifer Aniston make jeans and a T-shirt look so perfect? She gets those plain tees tailored. Yes, seriously. [Yahoo!]
  • There will be a $20 book of Kim Kardashian's selfies, because someone has never heard of a free service called Instagram. [HuffPost]
  • OK, so in casting today we've got "NYPD Blue" star Henry Simmons joining "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." ... [TVLine]
  • And Morena Baccarin making a return to "The Mentalist" next season. [EW]
  • Remember when you heard about Kristen Stewart being cast as a soldier in a movie set in Guantanamo Bay? Here's a first look at the October release:

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Britney Spears' abs are amazing, and more news to note
August 7th, 2014
06:08 PM ET

Britney Spears' abs are amazing, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've  missed:

  • Britney Spears took her own advice and put in some work this summer. On Instagram, the singer is showing off a set of enviable abs:
  • Did you like "The Lego Movie" from earlier this year? Great! There's two more on the way: [THR]
  • With the marriage license secured, surely we can expect details of just what goes down at a George Clooney wedding any day now. [People]
  • Jon Stewart performed a public service on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night - no, we mean a greater public service than usual! He got all the members of the Wu Tang Clan together in one spot to perform a new song. [NYMag's Vulture]
  • We get it if you can't curb your enthusiasm about this: Larry David's going to make his debut on Broadway this winter. [NYTimes]
  • Lady Gaga is on the mend after suffering altitude sickness in Denver following a stop on her artRAVE tour. [Celebuzz]
  • Interesting that Khloe Kardashian and Scott Disick were the ones picked to guest star in a TV show called "Royal Pains." [Variety]

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Guess who had a surprise wedding, and more news to note
August 6th, 2014
05:25 PM ET

Guess who had a surprise wedding, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • "Mad Men" co-stars Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel are now man and wife. Apparently, the couple got married ages ago. [People]
  • Sorry, non-famous guys who want to date Katy Perry. She's tried that route, and y'all just don't understand. [Rolling Stone]
  • In case you didn't know, Chloe Grace Moretz is dating Brooklyn Beckham. [Us Weekly]
  • "True Detective" fan? You'll want to read this. [THR]
  • Kim Kardashian shared this photo to let us know that she's legally changed her name to Kim Kardashian West, but all we took away from it is that she doesn't take passport photos like the rest of us. [Kim K's Instagram]

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Katy Perry could be your babysitter, and more news to note
August 5th, 2014
05:30 PM ET

Katy Perry could be your babysitter, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Katy Perry's music is apparently really popular with the carseat-set, and even has the power to make a baby stop crying. Give the singer $10 bucks an hour and four Oreos and she might solve your problems, too.
  • Meanwhile, in our own car, it's Chris Pratt flawlessly rapping Eminem that'll get us to stop crying.
  • Either that, or these "True Detective" casting rumors. Vince Vaughn and Elisabeth Moss for season 2? Stop getting our hopes up, Internet! [Variety/The Wrap]
  • We hope everything's OK over there, Kristin Chenoweth! Feel better soon. [Kristin Chenoweth's Twitter]
  • Breaking: Lucy Hale's "Fifty Shades of Grey" audition was "very, very sexual." [Cosmo]
  • There isn't enough love in the world for Jeff Goldblum's "Jurassic Park"-themed wedding photo. [Extra]
  • So, Joe Jonas is single now. [Us Weekly]

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'Guardian's' director thanks you, and more news to note
(From left): Director James Gunn, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan and David Bautista attend a "Guardians" premiere.
August 4th, 2014
05:26 PM ET

'Guardian's' director thanks you, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • "Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn has written a long, heartfelt thank you note to his cast, crew and everyone who went out to see the movie this weekend. "The 'Guardians' are a group of oddballs, outcasts, and geeks. The movie is for anyone who ever felt cast aside, left out, or different. It's for all of us who don't belong. This movie belongs to you. And, today, I think we're doing okay," Gunn begins. [James Gunn's Facebook]
  • Here is what happened when Taylor Swift visited a six-year-old leukemia patient in the hospital. Don't mind that sound you hear; it's just us choking back sobs.
  • We predict you're going to be watching Nickelodeon in the near future: the network has lined up a "School of Rock" series. [THR]
  • Malia Obama rocked out at Lollapalooza in Chicago over the weekend ... with Secret Service in full force, of course. [The Washington Post]
  • Can anyone take this cute? Because we can't. We heart it so much we're now hoping this photo is from a recording session for an album called "Yeezus Lullabies."
  • You know how you keep hearing about allllll the guys Nina Dobrev is dating? Well, there's more than you thought: [Nina Dobrev's WhoSay]
  • Best movie review ever. Also: Justin Bieber in a prison-orange jumpsuit. [NYMag's Vulture]
  • The only "Don't" we have when it comes to Ed Sheeran's new music video is "Don't" try these dance moves at home:

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