Here's what's going on in the world of entertainment this morning:
- Kanye West might have a chance to explain himself on the much-hyped premiere of "The Jay Leno Show." He is still scheduled to perform on the show tonight, according to The New York Times.
- Tina Fey's now-legendary impression of Sarah Palin earned her an Emmy over the weekend, USA Today reports. Another big winner at the Creative Arts Primetime Emmys was Justin Timberlake for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, also for "Saturday Night Live."
- Variety reports that Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Watchmen," "Grey's Anatomy") is in talks to join the cast of "Red Dawn," the remake of the 1984 cult classic.
- Robert Redford's next film, "The Conspirator," now has two stars attached: James McAvoy ("Wanted") and Robin Wright Penn, according to Variety. The movie follows the events after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
- Poet and musician Jim Carroll has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Carroll's best known work is "The Basketball Diaries," which was made into a movie starring Leonardo diCaprio in 1995.