'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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Adrienne Bailon snaps back at Kim K., and more news to note
August 1st, 2014
05:12 PM ET

Adrienne Bailon snaps back at Kim K., and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • So when are Adrienne Bailon and Kim Kardashian going to meet up in a bar in Ibiza to settle this fight? After Kim K. took issue with Adrienne Bailon saying her past romance with Kim's younger brother Rob had a negative impact on her brand, Bailon has responded to Mrs. Kardashian-West. [Adrienne Bailon's Instagram]
  • OK the bad news: Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult have broken up. The good news? Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult are back on the market! [MTV]
  • In other news, Zichelle - or is it Mifron? - are still going strong. (We're talking about Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez, obvs.) [TMZ]
  • NBC is going a wee bit overboard with the live musicals. In addition to "Peter Pan Live!" with Allison Williams, there's also a "Today" show musical co-written by Kathie Lee Gifford. It'll be 18 minutes long, called "Not Today and Tomorrow's Not Looking Good Either," and will air before the end of the year. [THR]
  • Here's what happens when Julia Roberts and Jimmy Fallon throw balls at each other's faces:
  • Chris Messina, you're breaking our hearts, cheating on Dianna Agron like this! (Yes, we know this is just for a music video, but it's Sam Smith singing and that gets us all emotional.)

Filed under: While you were working
Robert Pattinson is doing just fine after that breakup, and more news to note
July 31st, 2014
08:04 PM ET

Robert Pattinson is doing just fine after that breakup, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Robert Pattinson's response to the Kristen Stewart cheating scandal? "S*** happens, you know? .... And honestly, who gives a s**t?” Suddenly, Pattinson just won back 75 percent of the points he lost for playing Edward with non-"Twilight" fans. [Esquire U.K.]
  • Someone close to Selena Gomez has reportedly sworn that her infamous photo with Orlando Bloom was nothing more than a cigarette break. [TMZ]
  • Ugh, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are not only gorgeous, but adorable, too. The couple wrote each other love letters while they were apart shooting separate films. [People]
  • Because this is the Internet, there is now a Change.org petition for July 29 to be National Orlando Bloom Day - and some non-Beliebers are hoping he'll get knighted. [NYDN]
  • This is how Katy Perry did "This Is How We Do":
  • With this much talent in one place, we plan to gladly go "Into the Woods."

Filed under: While you were working
New 'Interstellar' trailer is a must-see, and more news to note
July 30th, 2014
06:07 PM ET

New 'Interstellar' trailer is a must-see, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • The full trailer for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" has arrived and, despite a notable absence of McConaughey's "alright, alright, alright," has totally sold us on seeing this movie. (PS: the access code is 7201969.) [InterstellarMovie.com]
  • Iggy Azalea isn't content with conquering just summer of 2014. She's after 2015, too: the rapper will be making appearances in next spring's "Fast & Furious 7." [Idolator]
  • No clue if this'll last longer than "5 Seconds" or not, but 5 Seconds of Summer is now No. 1 on Billboard's 200 album chart. [Billboard]
  • The cast of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is going to share the screen with a few new faces next season. Jenny Slate and Kyra Sedgwick have both signed on to make appearances. [EW]
  • If this weren't so funny we'd think it almost cruel: The members of The Roots had settled in to watch the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer, totally ready for some pseudo-inappropriate scenes, and then this happened:

Filed under: While you were working
'The Bachelorette' finale has a record low, and more news to note
July 29th, 2014
05:30 PM ET

'The Bachelorette' finale has a record low, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

    • "Bachelorette" Andi Dorfman got engaged on the "Bachelorette" finale Monday night ... except no one really cared. The episode had a record low number of viewers, with 7.5 million tuning in. While that's down from last year's "Bachelorette" finale, Monday's episode was actually the most-watched one all season. [USA Today]
    • Can't stop watching the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer? It's OK, you're not alone. Like, by far: the clip is already the most-watched trailer of 2014. [THR]
    • If you want to see Zoe Saldana in the nude, now's your chance. [Us Weekly]
    • Maksim Chmerkovskiy says he won't be returning to "Dancing With the Stars" as a dancer next season, but somehow we don't think he's gone from the show for good. [Just Jared]
    • Know how much Charlie Hunnam loves his fans? When he couldn't make "Sons of Anarchy's" Comic-Con panel, he gave them this video instead:
  • To prove that all's well with their "conscious uncoupling," Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow "re-coupled" for the night on Monday as they attended an East Hamptons screening together. [People]
  • This is what happens when Zac Efron goes into the woods with Bear Grylls:

Filed under: While you were working
'The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies' unleashes a trailer, and more news to note
July 28th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

'The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies' unleashes a trailer, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • For her 50th birthday on Saturday, Sandra Bullock rounded up some friends - including Chelsea Handler and Whitney Cummings, hit a "Cowboy Bar" in Wyoming and then took pictures like this: [People]
  • Lea Michele is the newest guest star to join the final season of "Sons of Anarchy" - which, you may be interested to know, is apparently her favorite show.
  • Jessica Simpson's son Ace is apparently already bros with Rocco, the son of Simpson's BFF CaCee Cobb.
  • Why did "Lucy" perform so much better than "Hercules" at the box office? Here's one interesting answer: [THR]

Filed under: While you were working
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