Good afternoon and happy hump day!
Happy birthday to Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Summer Glau, Lynda “Wonder Woman” Carter, Kristin Chenoweth and Anna Paquin!
Amy Poehler faces off against Maya Rudolph in the latest episode of Hollywood Game Night. (It’s kinda concerning that I knew instantly it was a 100 Grand bar.)
Sandra Bullock is not eager to shoot a sequel for her cop comedy The Heat. Bullock said, “I know they say never say never, but right now, I can’t imagine it. I don’t want to ruin what Melissa and I had. If a miracle happens where [a script] shows up that really and truly outdid the first and provided an experience that was better than the first one, then I would look at it. But I’m not there.”
Speaking of Bullock, check out the latest trailer for her space thriller Gravity. I can’t think of anything more frightening than being lost in space.
On August 2, Lindsay Lohan’s film The Canyons hits select theaters. Check out the film’s poster below.
Rumor has it Carey Mulligan in talks to star in the suffragist film The Fury.
Jessica Alba has signed on for the action comedy Stretch. The movie “follows a limo driver (Patrick Wilson) on his last shift who picks up a billionaire (Chris Pine) whose freaky special requests get darker as the night rolls on.” If Alba plays a hooker I’m going to punch someone.
Take a gander at Helena Bonham Carter’s impression of Elizabeth Taylor in BBC’s Burton and Taylor. Personally, I’m not seeing the resemblance.
Michelle Forbes (True Blood, The Killing) is joining the cast of to Chicago Fire. TheWrap reports, “In a multi-episode arc on the show’s upcoming second season, Forbes will play Gail McLeod, a high-ranking consultant with the State Fire Marshal’s office.” P.S. Remember when Forbes played Tricia Helfer’s lesbian lover on Battlestar Galactica? Good times.
Natalie “Nina Sayers” Portman is gearing up for her directorial debut. Portman will tackle Love and Darkness, based on an autobiographical novel by Amos Oz. Portman penned the screenplay and will star in the film, which is scheduled to shoot in Israel in early 2014.
Here’s a first look at the Veronica Mars movie.
Vulture has 11 things you don’t already know about the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. Did you know that actress Laura Prepon originally auditioned to play the role of Piper?
All this week, out comedian Jessica Kirson will taking the stage during the Montreal Comedy Festival.
Tweet of the Day!
Sia is enlisting her twitter fans to help her find an artist she wants to collaborate with. I wonder what Beyonce thinks of the Snuggie version of her song “Countdown.”