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- 07/21/14--19:15: George Lucas Facing Possible Lawsuit Over Chicago Museum Build
- 07/21/14--19:16: "Scandal" Star Tony Goldwyn's Latest Project: a Death Penalty Drama
- 07/21/14--19:23: Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic backs Eddie Vedder
- 07/21/14--19:25: JJ Abrams shares new "Star Wars Episode VII" sneak peek
- 07/21/14--19:27: Allure Labels Lauren Conrad a Basic Bitch.
- 07/21/14--19:27: Shakira is Facebook’s most popular celebrity with 100million likes
- 07/21/14--19:28: Why Glee's Final Season Was Shortened
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Grey’s Anatomy will turn its clocks ahead when Season 11 launches this September, but how much time will have passed since the events of May’s finale?
The limited time jump all but confirms that Meredith will still be reeling from the loss of BFF Cristina, and, potentially, D.C.-bound husband Derek. It also perfectly tees up the theme of the season.
“Right now, if you were in the writers’ room, you would probably tell me that the theme is ‘Meredith,’” Rhimes shares. “Because all I keep saying is, ‘The show is just about Meredith Grey!’
“It’s really a Meredith-centric season,” the EP continues. “She’s lost her ‘person,’ her [half-]sister has shown up, her husband is chafing to go someplace else…”
Speaking of Mer’s new secret sibling, Rhimes says the reveal that cardiothoracic surgery boss Maggie is the child of Richard and Ellis “will be influenced by what Meredith went through with Lexie,” her other (ill-fated) half-sis.
Rhimes reveals that this familial grenade is one she’s been wanting to pull the pin on “forever.” And then, about a month before the Season 10 finale, Rhimes says she told the writers, “‘Annnnd... we’re there,’ and they all [cheered]. So it’s pretty exciting.”
Grey’s Anatomy Season 11 launches Thursday, Sept. 25, at 8/7c.
Imo, she is the most boring character in the show since forever, but it's "her" show so w/e. Also, I can't the "lost sister who also happens to be an amazing surgeon like Lexie" storyline. It's soap-opera levels of cheap (which GA is at this point, lbr). Anyway, I really wanna see how this season evolves without Yang. Bring Izzie and Addison back!
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Perhaps the green hair dye is rubbing off on her a little too much.
For Katy Perry was spotted wearing a bizarre full length see-through green body stocking as she explored an historic Canadian pioneer village on Sunday.
The 29-year-old Teenage Dream singer was living a fashion nightmare with the distinctly punk ensemble as she strode through the tourist spot on a break from her Prismatic World Tour.
She was seen cruising around the property at the 19th Century Canadian village, exploring all it had to offer and even snacking on stick-shaped candy available at the tourist store.
Clearly having had a wonderful day catching up on history, Katy shared an Instagram snap later which showed her sitting in a historic classroom wearing a dunces hat.
What in NastyGal hell. She and Avril should have 90's fashion playdates.
HOW about this for a random rumour - Avril Lavigne is reportedly being lined-up to join The X Factor as the fifth judge.
It had been thought Rita Oral would take up a seat alongside Simon Cowell, Cherry Cole, Louis Walsh and Mel C- as the mentor of a new wildcard category, but it looks like she’s facing competition from the Complicated hitmaker.
Grungy Avril’s agents apparently got in contact with Simon after claims a fifth judge would join the show during the live stages to put her name forward.
Talk about shameless.
“It was understood an international female singer’s management has contacted the producers asking if they could be considered for the role,” a telly source said.
‘No one knows who it is as since the leak about the fifth judge, everything is very strict. Only a select few people know.
“But the general feeling behind-the-scenes is that it’s Avril Lavigne,” they told Metro.
Rita’s name has been in the frame since news of the fifth judge leaked, but the insider added she is still to have a screen test with the other judges.
She was previously linked to a judging role after she impressed as a guest judge in 2012.
X Factor’s new wildcard category is said to be made up of one failed act from each of the Boys, Girls, Over 25s and Groups.
The identity of the fifth judge is expected to be officially revealed in September, as filming for the judges’ houses round gets underway.
As if we needed any of them to become judges to confirm they are flops, but gurls gotta eat too.
Earlier today, icon, activist and mother of monsters Lady Gaga proclaimed that she was 'Curvy and Proud' alongside a photograph of the not-elusive-enough chanteuse perched on the hood of a car in all white.
Harry Styles stops for a fan to take a picture with her while arriving at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon (July 21).
Along with his bandmates, the 20-year-old One Direction singer announced the release date for their upcoming concert film. Check it out on JJJ!
Band Kodaline recently spoke about writing with Harry and not caring if others didn’t think it was cool: “It doesn’t bother me if people think it’s not cool,” frontman Steve Garrigan shared. “I write all the time, that’s what we do. I’ll write with anybody really, it doesn’t bother me”.
David Bradley's daughter got married the other day and the wedding photographer took some pics with him. Apparently there were many 'Red Wedding' references there.
San Diego Comic Con has been thought to be the place to break major news in everything from comics to television to major movies. However Marvel has been turning the tables all week doling out big news all over the talk show circuit. After storming into The View and The Colbert Report, Marvel has announced plans for the Guardians of the Galaxy to take over ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday July 21st.
In a press release, Marvel promised Guardians of the Galaxy stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live on the same night as the superhero adventure's worldwide premiere. Along with this enticing ensemble, the Monday episode will also boast exclusive bonus content.
Of course, comedian turned talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has become a standout on late night television thanks to bits like Mean Tweets--where celebrities read actual mean tweets about themselves--Unnecessary Censorship, and Youtube Challenges. For this Guardians of the Galaxy-centered episode, Kimmel will challenge the Marvel knowledge of Pratt, Saldana, Bautista, Diesel and Cooper in an unconventional trivia contest that will pit the action heroes (and heroine) against five-year-old superhero expert Mia Grace.
Back in June, George Lucas announced plans to build a private museum in the Windy City, but he's facing some political opposition from Chicago open space advocates, who claim his $1 billion, 95,000-square-foot design for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art would be in violation of city ordinances created to protect public space adjacent to Lake Michigan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the advocates are threatening to file a lawsuit that would block the 70-year-old Star Wars creator from carrying out the build.
The publication notes a variety of other opponents, including aldermen (who think the museum should be located downtown or in an economically disadvantaged area) and devoted Chicago Bears fans (who worry that losing two parking lots would interfere with their pre-game tailgating). But the city's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, reportedly shrugged off the lawsuit at a recent press conference: "Our contribution is two parking lots," he said, while noting the economic and employment benefits the build would bring.
The facility – set to reside on lakefront real estate near football stadium Soldier Field – is set to include a variety of items from Lucas' personal collection, including film memorabilia, visual effects examples created by Industrial Light and Magic and paintings by American artists like Norman Rockwell. The filmmaker is aiming to open the museum in 2018.
Lucas' original plan was to construct the facility in San Francisco (near the headquarters of Lucasfilm), but that proposal was rejected for interfering with the "historic character" of the area. However, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told THR that Lucas, whom he called "a perfect gentleman," is welcome to move construction to L.A. if the Chicago plans fall through.
"I am humbled to be joining such an extraordinary museum community and to be creating the museum in a city that has a long tradition of embracing the arts," Lucas said last month in a statement announcing the Chicago build.
Tony Goldwyn, whose family is a Hollywood institution, is probably best known for his portrayal of President (and adulterer-in-chief) Fitzgerald Grant, Kerry Washington's love interest on ABC's Scandal. Goldwyn's film career kicked off back in 1990, with his role as the villain in Ghost, and he's worked steadily ever since. (Notably, he was the lead voice in Disney's Tarzan.) He has also taken several turns behind the camera, directing on a handful of films and TV shows, including Grey's Anatomy, Dexter, and Justified. Now he's taken the helm of his first TV show, creating, along with his screenwriter friend Richard LaGravenese, The Divide, a new death penalty drama premiering on WE tv July 16. Set in Philly, the show centers on a contested capital case and the conflict between "Innocence Initiative" lawyer Christine Rosa (Marin Ireland) and District Attorney Adam Page (Damon Gupton). After the trailer, we'll chat with Goldwyn about race, moral hazard, and nailing the zeitgeist.
Mother Jones: You play a moderate Republican on Scandal. What are your real-life politics?
Tony Goldwyn: I would say I'm a moderate Democrat. I've always been fascinated with politics—fascinated and maddened by the way things get done in our system, which as an ideal is such an extraordinary system, but the way it actually works can be mind-boggling.
MJ: What made you want to do a show about the death penalty?
TG: I directed and produced Conviction, a true story about a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent 18 years in prison, and his sister, who became an attorney to try to get him out. I got to know [Innocence Project co-founder] Barry Scheck very well—he's a character in the movie—and I got very passionate about the cause. It's just so inherently dramatic. My co-producer Andrew Sugerman said, "There's a TV series in this, because there are so many different stories." We considered making an anthology series, every week a different story. Then Richard LaGravenese and I came up with the idea of a prosecutor who maybe gets it wrong, and looking at it from both sides of the divide. I never wanted to do a show that was a polemic. That was boring to me. What really interested me was the moral divide in all of us: In trying to do the right thing, where's the line you cross? At what point have you gone irrevocably into moral hazard? Every character in our show, practically, crosses that line.
MJ: As a Scandal actor, you're beholden to creator Shonda Rhimes' crazy plot twists. It must be nice to be in charge of story for a change.
TG: It is! Richard is really the voice of the show. We make all the story decisions together, but he will take our ideas, and when he puts pen to paper he just goes some other place. The Divide really digs into the social issues we wanted to explore, and does it in such a dramatically fun and entertaining and surprising way.
MJ: You've directed a fair bit. How is it different, being the creator of a show?
TG: It's very much like being a movie director, because in television the creators make the decisions. I ultimately defer to Richard, because the writer in television is the key—though he will sometimes defer to me if I'm right. I also directed the pilot and first two episodes, but I can't direct all of them. In our first season, I was the person who crafted the stuff in the editing room and ran it by Richard, whereas he did the bulk of the writing and was on set to make sure the show was being realized the way he wanted.
MJ: With whom do you consult when you need a reality check?
TG: I've spent a lot of time with Barry Scheck and have talked to prisoners who had been wrongfully convicted. You just get to know people in that world through exploring those stories. One of our advisors is a capital defense attorney in Pennsylvania and another is the executive director of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, which is what we based our "Innocence Initiative" off of.
MJ: Did you look to any real life cases for inspiration?
TG: There were a few. Richie and I were thinking of something like the Petit murders in Connecticut, where a family was brutally, incomprehensibly murdered. In our very first conception, we went to the stereotype of a black man who was wrongfully convicted of murdering a white family. It was Barry's idea to flip it racially. He said, "Why don't you make it a white guy who murdered a black family, and a white guy on death row?" We thought that was really interesting. And he suggested the black prosecutor who puts a white guy away. We're not literally modeling any of the characters or cases on specific people or events, but we kind of modeled the show on what's happening in Philly. We wanted our DA, Adam Page, to be the first black district attorney in Philadelphia. He's not modeled on Seth Williams, who is the first black DA, but he was certainly inspired by conversations with Seth.
One of the other things we're really exploring is this new breed of African-American politician, like Cory Booker, who present themselves in a sort of post-racial world—and yet we live in anything but a post-racial world. Mayor [Michael] Nutter was an inspiration too—a very charismatic progressive politician who has been able to represent black America, but in a way that embraces white America as well. As opposed to Isaiah Page, Adam's father, who is the police commissioner. Isaiah is very much an old-school guy who came up in the civil rights world and harbors a lot of...He's a fighter. He says to his son, in the first episode, "Every issue is about color, son."
MJ: Your timing is pretty good, with all these lethal-injection cases making headlines recently.
TG: The fact that we've hit the zeitgeist is very satisfying, and we feel lucky. While we were shooting The Divide, there were enough exonerations, enough examples of difficulty and demonstrations of the need for reform that it's gotten in the news. The whole Oklahoma thing was horrifying.
MJ: Yeah. In the pilot, they actually talk how these execution drugs are untested.
TG: That was a big issue. The European companies wouldn't supply them anymore and the American drug makers weren't making enough money off the drugs, so they stopped making them. The FDA does not require transparency on these drugs. Something bad was bound to happen. Also while we were shooting the pilot, a year and a half ago now, the first execution in Pennsylvania since 1999 was about to happen. The DA was advocating vociferously for this guy's execution. It was so similar [to The Divide], it was really frightening. This guy, Terry Williams, was convicted of double murder. He had been sexually abused by the men that he had killed. He admitted he was guilty, but the prosecution withheld testimony they had of his sexual abuse and built a case that he was a psychopathic murderer. Everyone involved, from his relatives to the victims' families, wanted this guy's death sentence commuted.
MJ: The casts of both Scandal and The Divide are far more ethnically diverse than most TV shows. Was that deliberate?
TG: Shonda has this great phrase: She's not very interested in diversity, she likes to say. It's reality. I feel the same way. Television is a powerful medium in terms of remapping our perceptions. Will & Grace normalized gay characters, like, "Oh, yeah! These are my friends. I'm okay with that." You start to represent a reality in a world like Scandal or The Divide, where half the population—people in power, people of affluence and education—are African American, and you go "Oh, yeah, that's right." The central character in The Divide is a strong, dynamic, brilliant woman. She's the center of the show, along with Adam Page, a powerful, successful black man and leader. That's very important to us. It's important from a social perspective, but it's also for drama. We putting stuff in people's faces that they might be a little uncomfortable with, frankly. That they need to look at.
MJ: So, what's your personal take on the death penalty?
TG: I'm morally opposed to it. It makes no sense as a policy: It's not a deterrent, and economically it's a disaster. This study that just came out estimated that 4 percent of people on death row are innocent. That's 1 in 25! If I put an innocent person to death, that's murder. I can't imagine spending a night in jail for a crime I didn't commit.
MJ: Do you suppose capital punishment will be phased out eventually?
TG: I think it's inevitable. That's one of the reasons why we wanted to do The Divide. When people understand what's going on, the tide will shift.
The Divide premieres July 16 on WE tv at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. Central)
There is a series trailer at the source. Has anyone been watching and can tell me if it's any good? This is a subject close to my heart, so I don't want to watch something that's going to just piss me off.
Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has backed Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder over his comments criticising the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
In a speech during Pearl Jam's recent show at Milton Keynes Bowl, Vedder said: "I swear to fucking God, there are people out there who are looking for a reason to kill. They're looking for a reason to go across borders and take over land that doesn't belong to them. They should get the fuck out, and mind their own fucking business."
The comments were reported as "an anti-Israel diatribe" by The Jerusalem Post, but Vedder insisted he wasn't taking sides in any conflict. Before playing a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' during Pearl Jam's show in Lisbon on July 18, Vedder said: "If you're anti war, it doesn't mean you are pro one side or the other in a conflict."
Now, Novoselic has backed Vedder in a 5,500-word message on his blog. The Nirvana bassist, who campaigns for political reform, wrote: "The people of Palestine and Israel deserve peace and prosperity. It is time to stop repeating the same old arguments, dogma and hate speech. It is the knuckleheads on both sides that should be criticized and not the singer from a rock band. In addition, both sides need to make hard decisions about finding a settlement to the catastrophe that is Israel/Palestine."
Novoselic said he hoped the conflict could eventually halt if both sides look toward "their shared recent history". He added:"Thank you Eddie Vedder for speaking up for peace in our world. Eddie has gotten some criticism over comments he made about the conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis. That situation has been messed up for so long, it is no wonder that even mentioning it is toxic. Let's face it, the relationship between the Palestinians and the Israelis is a disaster!"
Novoselic was reunited with Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl when he played bass on Foo Fighters' 2011 album 'Wasting Light'. He played with Grohl, Nirvana guitarist Pat Smear and Paul McCartney on new song 'Cut Me Some Slack' for Grohl's 2012 film Sound City.
Get excited, Star Wars fans!
In an on-set video promoting Omaze's Star Wars: Force for Change campaign to raise money for UNICEF innovation labs and programs, Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams reveals the brand new X-Wing starfighter ship that will appear in the upcoming film!
In the clip, Abrams stands in front of the war-torn ship while talking about their fundraising efforts. "We cannot tell you how grateful we are for your support," he says. "People from over 119 countries have already participated and that's incredible and we're so grateful. But we're still going, we have one week left. So for this final week, we're offering you and a friend the chance to visit the set of Star Wars: Episode VII and be in the movie."
The X-Wing reveal comes amid an alleged plot leak that spoilers some story lines for the upcoming Star Wars flick (alleged spoilers ahead!).
According to Badass Digest, the new movie will begin with Daisy Ridley and John Boyega's characters discovering Luke Skywalker's severed hand 30 years after Return of the Jedi ends. The duo then team up with Han Solo and Chewbacca to track down the vanquished Jedi master.
Sound like a good storyline to you?
They're undisputedly the hottest new couple in Hollywood, so no-one can blame Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello from parading their romance around town.
Indeed, the pair enjoyed not one, but two very public dates this past weekend, beginning with an outing in Beverly Hills on Friday.
Seemingly unable to get enough of each other, the pair then headed out for a second romantic excursion the following day, in nearby Studio City.
It’s been two years since Carrie Underwood released her No. 1, platinum-selling ‘Blown Away’ album, but fans won’t have to wait much longer for a new set of tunes. The songstress says she is hard at work on another record, which will be unlike anything she has released in the past.
“I’ve been writing a lot. It feels really good,” she reveals to the Hollywood Reporter. Adding that the project is a “new version” of herself, she says, “It’s just a progression, a different sound without losing myself in it. I’m not taking some crazy musical departure from what I’ve done, but it definitely feels different. It will feel different, look different, sound different.”
While Underwood hasn’t revealed if she will feature any collaborations on the upcoming record, with her duet with Miranda Lambert, ‘Something Bad,’ landing at No. 1, she says she’s definitely open to singing with Lambert again.
"‘Something Bad’ was just the right song, the right time,” the former ‘American Idol‘ winner says. “All the stars lined up, and we got to do it. I guarantee that won’t be the last time we sing together, but it just hasn’t happened for this next album.”
Fans who can’t wait for Underwood’s new album will get a chance to hear the Oklahoma native’s voice on ‘Sunday Night Football’s’ opening song, ‘Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,’ reprising a role she began in 2013.
“This year, they were going for a roaming party-concert — lots of lights and they wanted it to feel really high-energy,” she says. “I got to go back into the studio and make a few tweaks.”
Underwood, who will also serve as the opening act for this year’s Super Bowl, says she enjoys being so closely involved with one of her favorite sports.
“I love football,” she says. “I’m honored they asked me to kick it off. Hopefully when people hear the song, they’ll just feel ready for the big game!”
An excuse to talk about football tbh, it's almost here! I like Carrie, but she has a long way to go if she wants to equal Faith's version tbh..WHAT TEAM DO YOU ROOT FOR, ONTD? Go Pack!
There are multiple entries listed under the term “basic bitch” on UrbanDictionary.com, but perhaps the most universal definition is “just an extra regular female.”
So it’s no surprise that Lauren Conrad called out Allure Magazine when they threw shade at the reality TV star-turned-fashion designer, classifying her as “Basic” in an article. Allure’s article elaborates: “Made famous by Kreayshawn, and viral by YouTube, the Basic woman is remarkably unremarkable. What’s noteworthy about her style is its very plainness. Except to her. She swears those red soled shoes are cutting-edge.”
Conrad shot back at the magazine on Twitter:
Don’t worry, LC. These are beautiful, loose waves that do not resemble a sausage in the least:
And Allure says that any Basic’s favorite nail color is “Ballet Slippers,” when clearly Conrad’s favorite is Bachelorette Bash:
Who else qualifies as a basic bitch to you?
Shakira has become the world’s most liked celebrity on Facebook, setting the record with over 100million fans.
She comes ahead of Rihanna and Eminem, who have a respective 91.9 million and 89 million likes. To put Shakira’s Facebook figures into perspective, someone who works for the social media channel (who clearly had an enviably quiet few days in the office) has helpfully put together a few facts to add context to the figure.
If the singer’s 100,000 fans joined hands they would wrap around the world four times. They would fill 1,359 Maracana stadiums and if, in the unlikely event all these people decided to howl like a wolf in unison at exactly the same time, they would be louder than 58,666,666 planes taking off. If they each saw fit to each wiggle their hips altogether for 30 minutes, they would power 205 big television screens for an hour, or 10 houses for a year.
Most of Shakira’s fans are women (57 per cent), most of whom are single (58 per cent) and three out of ten are called Maria. One in ten of her male following are named Jose. Most of her fans come from Mexico City, Cairo and Istanbul.
But why, you may wonder? How has the woman famed for lyrics such as “Lucky my breasts are small and humble/ so you don’t confuse them with mountains” amassed such a wide fan base?
She has a large following in South America and was very active during the World Cup, performing her tournament hit, "La La La", at the closing ceremony. Basically, she used Facebook a lot to document her personal goings-on during one of this year’s biggest sporting event in a region that she was very popular already.
Her social media team post in different languages, including English, Spanish, German, French and Russian, so that her international following constantly feel involved.
The singer also ensures that her brand page doesn’t come across as solely a marketing ploy (although the links to iTunes and her merchandise can’t hurt), sharing personal pictures of herself with her family – her most shared post is an image of her footballer husband, Gerard Pique, kissing her then newborn son, Milan.
“100 million fans on Facebook!” wrote Shakira in a hand-written note shared on Facebook on 18 July. “Thank you so much for joining me and propelling me on this incredible journey. I couldn’t do it without you all. Much love, Shak”
Though the show's sixth and final season order was trimmed from 22 to 13 episodes, Fox's Chairman and CEO Peter Rice assured that Glee will "go out in a way that celebrates it."
"I think Glee is one of the great shows in television history...it was so hot and so big," Rice said at the 2014 Summer TCA Press Tour on Sunday, adding that the network "assumed it was going to fail" before it premiered in 2009.
"It touched so many hearts and it brought social issues to floor and it burned so hot and so fast," he continued.
And Rice explained that one of the benefits of a shortened season is that the episodes will air in a straight-run with no breaks.
"We want to go out in way that celebrates it," he said. "We thought that a final 13 episodes and compacting it and doing it in a straight-run was a better way to finish the show."
In the final season, which will air in 2015, fans can expect to see a time-jump and a shift away from New York, as well as a reduced role for Naya Rivera, who will no longer be a series regular.
But Ryan Murphy is hoping to see some of Glee's former stars who have exited the series return for the show's big finish. "My feeling about the last season of Glee is very clear, and that is that we will be reaching out to all of the regulars on the show, that original group of Glee club members and the teachers, and anybody who wants to come back can come back. Anybody who wants to be a part of the show, we welcome them."
Glee's sixth season will air at midseason on Fox.
BOI WEEKLY: MORE COMPANIES ANNOUNCE THEIR COMIC-CON LINEUPS
The country's largest nerd fest, otherwise known as Comic-Con, starts up this week in San Diego and more companies have announced their lineups for the fest. Legendary Pictures will have Guillermo del Toro and Jessica Chastain in attendance discussing next year's tentpole release, "Crimson Peak". In addition, there will be footage on August 29th's "As Above, So Below" and unsubstantiated rumors of a "Godzilla 2" announcement.
Weinstein will have director George Miller in attendance, along with co-director Robert Rodriguez and stars Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson and Jessica Alba to discuss "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For", along with six classic cars from the movie. Also, Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites will be on hand for August 15th's "The Giver".
More announcements to come as we approach opening day of the fest.