ABC IS CONFIDENT IN JOSS WHEDON’S ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’: ABC president Paul Lee believes strongly in Joss Whedon’s adaptation of Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. He said at TCA on Thursday (January 10th,) “We fast-tracked that and we’ll see it a lot earlier than the others. We’re very hopeful that’s going to go to series…it’s a great script.”
‘KICK-ASS’ STAR EYED FOR ‘GODZILLA’ REBOOT: Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor Johnson is reportedly being eyed to star in Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla reboot. An official decision won’t be made until he sees the final script which is being tweaked by Frank Darabont.
‘THE CARRIE DIARIES’ SHOWRUNNER’S LONG-TERM PLANS: Amy B. Harris, showrunner of The Carrie Diaries, is already figuring out how to bring in Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte to the CW prequel of Sex and the City. She told The Hollywood Reporter, “I have some ideas about how I think each of them would come into the universe.”
SETH ROGEN TO GUEST ON ‘THE MINDY PROJECT’: Seth Rogen has signed on to guest star on The Mindy Project. Rogen will play an old friend of Mindy’s who was actually her first kiss.
ALI LARTER SCORES FEMALE LEAD IN TNT PILOT: Ali Larter has landed the lead female role in the TNT drama Legends. Sean Bean co-stars as a CIA operative who transforms himself for each mission.
CHARLIE SHEEN DONATES $12,000 TO PAPARAZZO’S FUNERAL: Charlie Sheen gave $12,000 to cover the funeral costs of the photographer who was killed last week chasing Justin Bieber’s car. Sheen told E! News, “A tragic incident like this erases the line between the photographer and the subject. It’s an unforgiving moment that begs us all to be human and work as one to prevent this in the future.”
ARE KRISTEN STEWART AND ROBERT PATTINSON ON THE ROCKS?: Twilight couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have reportedly been fighting non-stop despite appearing happy while bringing in the new year in London. A source told Life & Style, “Rob isn’t happy. It’s just a matter of time before he ends this.”
JILLIAN MICHAELS EXPLAINS HER RETURN TO ‘THE BIGGEST LOSER’: Jillian Michaels told People what motivated her to return to The Biggest Loser after she left the show at the end of season 11. Michaels said there were lots of reasons but the fight against child obesity was definitely a major factor in her decision.
KATIE HOLMES ATTENDS MURDER TRIAL: Katie Holmes was spotted sitting in on a murder trial in a New York City court room on Wednesday (January 9th.) Holmes was there to support her prosecutor friend Leigh Bishop who was making her argument against a man accused of shaking his two-month-old daughter to death.
AMY POEHLER AND TINA FEY CREATE GOLDEN GLOBES DRINKING GAME: Golden Globe co-hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey have come up with a globes-themed drinking game. Here are the rules: http://bit.ly/ZyFSlz
Argo won best picture at the Critic’s Choice Awards on Thursday night (January 10th). Director Ben Affleck, who many agree was snubbed when he didn’t receive an Academy Award nomination earlier in the day, took home the best director award for Argo.
Silver Linings Playbook scored four trophies — best comedy, Jennifer Lawrence for best actress in a comedy, Bradley Cooper for best actor in a comedy and the film’s cast as best acting ensemble. Jennifer Lawrence also won best actress in an action movie for The Hunger Games.
- Best Picture: Argo
- Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
- Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
- Best Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
- Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
- Best Young Actor/Actress: Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
- Best Acting Ensemble: Silver Linings Playbook
- Best Comedy: Silver Linings Playbook
- Best Actor in a Comedy: Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
- Best Actress in a Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
- Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie: Looper
- Best Director: Ben Affleck, Argo
- Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Tony Kushner, Lincoln
- Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi
- Best Art Direction: Sarah Greenwood/Production Designer, Katie Spencer/Set Decorator, Anna Karenina
- Best Editing: William Goldenberg, Dylan Tichenor, Zero Dark Thirty
- Best Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina
- Best Makeup: Cloud Atlas
- Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi
- Best Animated Feature: Wreck-It Ralph
- Best Action Movie: Skyfall
- Best Actor in an Action Movie: Daniel Craig, Skyfall
- Best Actress in an Action Movie: Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
- Best Foreign Language Film: Amour
- Best Documentary Feature: Searching for Sugarman
- Best Song – “Skyfall” performed by Adele for the movie, Skyfall
- Best Score – John Williams
- Louis XIII Genius Award: Judd Apatow