10 items from 2015
Chris Rock arrives at the Guardian Us office in New York looking more like an intern turning up for work experience than the man widely agreed to be one of the greatest standup comedians of all time. This is partly because, even though he has been famous since the early 90s, he carries none of the usual baggage of an American celebrity. He has come from his home in New Jersey on his own, and with no “Look at me, I’m famous!” attitude. But it is also partly because, despite turning 50, he has the slight build of a teenager.
“Still skinny. I work out now, because you have to when you’re single, »
- Hadley Freeman
Reports are circulating that a Galaxy Quest spin-off is being put together at Paramount, with the makers involved...
"By Grabthar's hammer, by the Suns of Worvan, you shall be avenged!"
1999's Galaxy Quest was a genuinely funny and fond spoof of classic sci-fi TV, with great leading turns from Sigourney Weaver, Tim Allen and, of course, Alan Rickman as the embittered Alexander Dane, a thespian who's grown to resent his fame as the alien, Dr Lazarus.
While our wish for a movie sequel never came true, news has broken that Paramount is looking to make a TV spin-off. Variety is reporting that Galaxy Quest co-writer Robert Gordon is in negotiations to make the show, with the involvement of original director Dean Parisot.
If you have access to iTunes (or the ability to Google some variation on the phrase “The Voice iTunes rankings”), then you probably had a good idea of which contestants might be at risk going into tonight’s Top 12 results telecast.
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Still, Mark Burnett & Co. managed not to undermine all the suspense for a change this week. Yep, they unexpectedly sent to safety at the start of the hour the three vocalists (Kimberly, Sawyer and Meghan) who cracked the Top 5 of the streaming service’s Top 100 Singles Chart. »
Sofia Richie is making a name for herself in the fashion world! Nicole Richie's 16-year-old sister landed a modeling contract last year, and now, she's making her debut in Popular magazine's first-ever print edition. In the accompanying article, the platinum blonde beauty talks about her embarrassing adolescent styling choices (we’ve all been there!), her uber-popular Instagram page and the best piece of advice her big sis has given her. "When I was 10 I would only shop in the guys’ section at the Gap," she tells the mag. "All of my friends are like, 'Look at me when I was a little kid, I was so cute!' and it’s a picture of them in a tutu. I’m so terrified to show them my pictures, because it’s me in boy shorts and a ponytail and my brother’s shirt." She admits that she gets style cues from Nicole, »
- tooFab Staff
“Mad Men,” the critically acclaimed television series that popularized everything from period dramas to pear-shaped figures, is coming to an end. To celebrate the launch of the series’ final seven episodes, AMC and Lionsgate TV hosted a high-fashion Black & Red Ball at downtown Los Angeles’ Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Wednesday night that was only befitting the stylish show known for highballs, hemlines and hijinks in the 1960s advertising world.
“‘Mad Men’ has changed the lives of hundreds of men and women who created 92 hours; 92 successful one-hour works of art,” AMC president and g.m. Charlie Collier said before the screening of the first of the final episodes, as he called to the stage the writers, stars and many production department heads responsible for bringing creator Matthew Weiner’s series to the screen.
Weiner, who received a standing ovation upon taking the stage, opened his speech by joking that “people will stand for anything. »
- Whitney Friedlander
Dakota Johnson might be all about Christian Grey while in character in the Red Room, but on the Oscars red carpet it was all about mom. Johnson, 25, brought her famous mother, Melanie Griffith, as her date to the awards show Sunday night. "I am a very proud mom," Griffith told ABC's On the Red Carpet as her daughter rubbed her back. When the reporter pressed for more - calling Griffith "a very quiet mom" - she replied, "It's my time to be quiet." Johnson, meanwhile, reacted like any daughter momentarily embarrassed by her mother, rolling her eyes and exclaiming, "Mom! »
- Kathy Ehrich Dowd, @kathyehrichdowd
Well, it’s a good thing Zac Efron moved on. Michelle Rodriguez opened up to Milla Jovovich during an interview with Interview magazine and said she couldn’t last in a longterm relationship, let alone imagine herself having kids right now. “Look at me!,” Rodriguez, 36, whose flings include Efron and Cara Delevingne, exclaimed to Jovovich when she asked about women balancing work and home life. “I have absolutely nothing consistent in my life. But that's where serendipity comes in and I love that. One day I'm going to [...] »
Michelle Rodriguez is one of those celebrities who likes to keep her private life ... private. But now, she's opening up about everything from love to her signature "tough girl" persona in Interview magazine.In the mag's February issue — available today — the actress gets candid about her failed relationships in an in-depth discussion with Milla Jovovich. "Come on. Look at me! I have absolutely nothing consistent in my life. But that's where serendipity comes in and I love that," the "Fast & the Furious" star admits. "One day I'm going to have to sacrifice that to bring life into the world. But the more I can hold off on that, the happier I'll be. It's scary for me. I'm a lone wolf. I run by myself on most things," she adds. "I've got lots of really great friends, but the thought of being in a long-lasting relationship? Psh, I couldn't last more than six months with somebody, »
- tooFab Staff
Michelle Rodriguez has always been one to keep her private life, well, private, but the actress was surprisingly candid about a lot of personal topics in her most recent interview. The 36-year-old stuns in an array of photos shot by Gregory Harris for Interview magazine's February issue, but what was even more attention-grabbing were Rodriguez's honest answers about relationships, kids and love during the interview conducted by Milla Jovovich. "Come on. Look at me! I have absolutely nothing consistent in my life. But that's where serendipity comes in and I love that," the celeb admits. "One day I'm going to have to sacrifice that to bring life into the world. But the more I can »
Directed by Kasmi, pic will topline French newcomer Vimala Pons (“The July 14 Girl”) as Hanna, a free-spirited human resources manager who has a habit of sleeping with every man she fires — until she falls in love with a man who thinks she’s a prostitute. The daughter of an Algerian grocer, Hanna sees the world differently from her brother, a practicing Muslim whom she considers intolerant.
Indie Sales will start pre-selling the project with the script at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous in Paris which kicks off Jan. 15.
Penned by Kasmi and Leclerc, “I’m All »
- Elsa Keslassy
10 items from 2015
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