Wonder what a James Franco and Zachary Quinto sandwich would be like? Up-and-coming Teen Wolf actor Charlie Carver knows. E!’s Marc Malkin reports the three have filmed a torrid love scene for their upcoming indie flick Michael, about a former gay activist/magazine publisher “who became an antigay Christian fundamentalist after announcing he was now straight.”
LGBT cinema got lots of love when nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards were announced this morning. Love Is Strange, about a gay couple in their retirement years, received four nods. Justin Simien got two nods for his hit satire Dear White People (above). Gay fave Julianne Moore continues to dominate the best actress category for her work in Still Alice from out directors Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glazer.
Hugh Jackman has gone all Johnny Depp to become a very persuasive Blackbeard in the upcoming fantasy Pan, the gazillionth retelling of Peter Pan, which is definitely not to be confused with NBC’s upcoming musical version.
We missed the memo but it seems this is the week in which divas of a certain age are supposed to diss young female entertainers. First Bette Midler ridiculed Ariana Grande and now folk legend Joni Mitchell has put the kibosh on Taylor Swift‘s dream of portraying her in a movie, telling producers “All you’ve got is a girl with high cheekbones.” Uh oh, Tay-Tay’s totally gonna write a hit song about this slight.
Apparently lumbersexual has always been a thing. More than 20 years ago Daniel Sawker posed for Playgirl (NSFW pics here) in what might be interpreted as a lumberjack-themed pictorial. The photos somehow came to the attention of a spiteful coworker recently and have allegedly caused the now 49-year-old man to lose his job so he’s filed a civil rights lawsuit over it.
Two of our favorite things on the planet — Chris Pratt and dinosaurs chasing children — are combined in the upcoming thriller Jurassic World.
That’s so meta! The Comeback‘s Valerie Cherish, played indelibly by Lisa Kudrow, will have you seeing red during this behind-the-scenes peek at her HBO series within a series.
America’s best Christian Kirk Cameron got pissed that critics dissed his recent Christmas movie so he came up with a lame-brained scheme to make the film appear more popular on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes. Needless to say, it backfired in a most satisfying way.