Afternoon Delight: A first look at Gillian Anderson in The “Fall,” Natalie Portman tackles “MacBeth”

Good afternoon and happy May! Where does the time go?

Happy birthday to Julie Benz and Joanna Lumley

Natalie Portman has signed on to play Lady Macbeth in the upcoming reboot of Macbeth. Michael Fassbender will play the title role in the film scheduled to start shooting later this year.


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Saoirse Ronan and Alexis Bledel are teen assassins in the crime comedy Violet & Daisy. Check out the film’s trailer below. 

What do you think of Boston magazine’s May cover? I love it! 

Check out this intriguing trailer for Gillian Anderson‘s new BBC series The Fall:



Out writer/actress Michelle Paradise (Exes & Ohs) offered up some career advice on Twitter.

Florence Welch rocked a sweet suit at last night’s Great Gatsby cocktail party in New York.


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Actress Adepero Oduye (Pariah) was also in attendance at last night’s festivities. (I adore Oduye.)


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Attention Dallas fans! Jordana Brewster (D.E.B.S.) and her cast mates will return to TNT for a  third season. Speaking of Brewster she’s doing some serious smizing on the cover of Vanidades magazine.

Melissa McCarthy’s road-trip comedy Tammy is slated to hit theaters July 2, 2014. The film also stars Allison Janney, as McCarthy’s mother, and Susan Sarandon, as McCarthy’s grandmother. In what world could Susan Sarandon be Melissa McCarthy’s grandmother?! 

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are looking for some new digs. Rumor has it the happy couple can’t handle the non-stop annoying tour buses stopping by their $17 million Beverly Hills pad and are looking to move ASAP. (They can crash at my apartment as long as they don’t mind sharing the couch with two dogs and a cat.)

Martina Navratilova spoke out in support of NBA star Jason Collins on CNN’s Piers Morgan.

Tweet of the Day! 

Congratulations to Tig Notaro for hitting the # 1 spot on iTunes today! 

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