TNT RENEWS ‘DALLAS’: TNT has announced plans to bring back Dallas for a third season. The network has not announced the fates of Southland or freshman series Monday Mornings but Deadline is reporting that things are not looking good for either show.
‘DOWNTON ABBEY’ CLOTHING LINE COMING SOON: Carnival Films, the production company behind Downton Abbey, has announced plans to launch a clothing line inspired by the popular show. Gareth Neame, the company’s managing director, told CNBC, “It’s a very slow burn the moment you get into retail, it’s extremely cautious, it has to test the established brand…No one wants to launch products if the show’s going to be a flop.”
‘GIRLS’ STAR TO MAKE FEATURE FILM DEBUT: Girls star Allison Williams is in talks to play the lead role in Rosaline — a Shawn Levy-produced Shakespearian adaptation. She is also rumored to be on the list of actors being considered for the Fantastic Four reboot but that project is still in very early stages.
DISNEY CASTS LILY JAMES AS ‘CINDERELLA’: Downton Abbey actress Lily James has been cast as Cinderella in Kenneth Branagh’s live-action adaptation of the classic tale. Cate Blanchett was previously announced as the evil stepmother.
LINDSAY LOHAN MAY BLOG ABOUT REHAB: The NY Post is reporting that Lindsay Lohan is in talks with Celebuzz to blog about her experience in rehab. Lilo will allegedly start contributing content to the site in August after she completes her mandatory 90-day treatment.
DREW BARRYMORE DYES HER HAIR: Drew Barrymore has gone blonde again. The Going the Distance star hit up a salon in West Hollywood along with pal Emily Blunt and both ladies spent five hours lightening up their hair. Take a look: http://bit.ly/11TNuTl
MATTHEW PERRY DENIES STARTING ‘FRIENDS’ REUNION RUMOR: Matthew Perry officially denied being the source spreading the rumor of a Friends reunion while chatting with E! News at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. He said, “I did not. I was the first one to nix it.” He went on to say, “I think what we do is a show called Old Friends, and it’s on a park bench and when we’re in our eighties.”
KELLY OSBOURNE LASHES OUT AT REPORTER: Kelly Osbourne was in Australia promoting her new column in their Cleo magazine and reporters were instructed not to ask about her family issues — specifically her dad’s sobriety. The Fashion Police star reportedly flipped her lid when a reporter questioned the title of her first entry, “Life Is Just Sh*t Sometimes.” She told the reported, “You are trying to f**king turn this around and get shit on my family, aren’t you?” The conversation ended shortly after.
KEIRA KNIGHTLEY MAY BE GETTING MARRIED THIS WEEKEND: The Daily Mail is reporting that Keira Knightley is set to marry her fiance James Righton in an intimate ceremony in the south of France this weekend. The nuptials will reportedly take place in front of 100 close friends and family who were only recently given the details of when and where to be in the hopes of keeping it a secret.