LAUREN GRAHAM WOULD DO A ‘GILMORE GIRLS’ MOVIE: Lauren Graham said goodbye to her Gilmore Girls character Lorelai back in 2007 but she recently admitted during a Reddit AMA that she would be on board for a movie. She wrote, “IF a movie version could be as good as we’d all want it to be, I’d love to play that character again.” Lauren went on to admit that she isn’t sure if a movie adaptation will ever happen but added, “I appreciate how many have asked. That character was so special – I wonder what happens to her too!”
CHRIS EVANS EXPLAINS HIS DECISION TO QUIT ACTING: Chris Evans recently revealed that he is planning to give up life in front of the camera once his obligations to playing Captain America are over. The 32-year-old explained his decision to Variety saying, “If I’m acting at all, it’s going to be under Marvel contract, or I’m going to be directing. I can’t see myself pursuing acting strictly outside of what I’m contractually obligated to do. I’ve known for a while I wanted to direct. But time never really opens up. There’s another movie to do, there’s another acting job. It just got to point where I was like, you know what — I have to do this.” Chris added, “For all I know, in five years, I might say, ‘S***, I miss acting.’ Right now, I just want to get behind the camera and make movies.”
‘VIKINGS’ RENEWED FOR SEASON THREE: History channel has announced that they will be bringing Vikings back for a third season. The new batch of 10 episodes is expected to premiere in 2015. Executive VP of the network, Dirk Hoogstra, said in a statement, “Vikings has taken viewers by storm and has established itself as one of the most compelling, visually stunning dramas on television. With its large, passionate and loyal fan base, Vikings has cemented History firmly in the scripted series genre, just as we are the leaders in reality television. We are incredibly fortunate to have such an enormously talented cast and crew led by Michael Hirst whose intricately woven storylines vividly brings the unknown, epic world of these Norsemen to life. Season three promises to immerse viewers even deeper into the exploits of these fearless warriors who are willing to risk it all for conquest and power.”
HOLLY MADISON TO OPEN LAS VEGAS BAR: Former Girl Next Door Holly Madison has announced plans to open a new lounge in Las Vegas. The prohibition-themed bar will be opening in April at Mandalay Bay and is described as a club that is more of a speakeasy than a typical club or bar. It is being called 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque and will feature dancers working the room and a four-piece band nightly. Madison will also be occasionally performing in the revue.
CHEECH & CHONG TO REUNITE ON SCREEN: Two of the most well-known stoners in cinematic history are reuniting for a new film. Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are expected to appear in a new film together for the first time in over two decades. They will be teaming up with director Jay Chandrasekhar — known for his work in the Broken Lizard comedy troupe. Chong recently discussed the project with Celebstoner.com saying, “Jay is working on a script right now for us. We’ve had some preliminary meetings. It looks really good. It looks really funny. It will be about us going to a festival called the Burning Joint. All sorts of shenanigans happen. It’s going to be a lot of fun.”
CHRIS HEMSWORTH AND ELSA PATAKY REVEAL THEIR SONS’ NAMES: Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have introduced their twin sons, Tristan and Sasha, to the world. Elsa uploaded a photo of their little feet to her Instagram account on Monday (March 24th) and wrote, “You are home! Tristan and Sasha came to this world on Tuesday, March 18 just after the full moon. Complete happiness.” The couple also has a 22-month-old daughter named India Rose.
CARSON DALY’S FIANCEE IS PREGNANT: Carson Daly’s diaper-duty days have just been extended. The host revealed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon that he and fiancée Siri Pinter are expecting their third child together. He told Jimmy, “We’re expecting a third. For years my mom was like, ‘When are you going to have a kid?’ And now she’s like, ‘Slow down!’” The baby is due in mid-August. Daly and Pinter are also parents to 18-month-old daughter Etta Jones and five-year-old son Jackson James.
IS KHLOE KARDASHIAN PISSED AT JOAN RIVERS?: TMZ is reporting that there may be a little bad blood between Joan Rivers and Khloe Kardashian. The 80-year-old comedian recently teamed up with Ray J to film a parody of his sex tape with Kim Kardashian for her new WE TV show and it allegedly caused Khloe to pull out as a guest co-host of Fashion Police. Sources revealed to the website that producers are now scrambling to rewrite the script and find someone to fill in.
OLIVIA WILDE HATES LOOKING AT OLD PHOTOS OF HERSELF: Olivia Wilde may be a Revlon girl now but the actress can barely stand to look at old pictures of herself. She recently revealed to People, “I don’t think there’s one picture from growing up where I don’t think, ‘Ugh, awful!’ If I ever have a daughter who starts experimenting with heavy makeup or shaving her hair like I did, I would encourage it and say, ‘Do it all now, you’ll learn yourself well.’ I did that awful gutterpunk undershave look when I was 12. Not an easy grow back process. It looked like I got run over by a tractor. But my mom had a good response to that stuff; I didn’t even need to be punished, I learned that one on my own.”
LAUREN CONRAD’S FUTURE HUBBY HATES TAKING PHOTOS: Lauren Conrad may have gotten her start putting her life in front of video cameras but her fiancé, William Tell, wants nothing to do with them. The fashion designer appears on the cover of the new issue of Allure where she explains her future hubby’s quirk saying, “He doesn’t like taking pictures. He thinks he looks terrible in photos, so I have almost no photos of us, although I just got our engagement photos back, which was like the worst day ever for him. I was so excited to finally have some.”
James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Obituary
Homeland actor James Rebhorn, who passed away last week after battling skin cancer for over 10 years, wrote his own obituary which made the rounds on the internet on Tuesday (March 25th.) The 65-year-old reflected on his life and those he left behind and was posted on the website of the New Jersey church he belonged to.
The obituary reads:
James Robert Rebhorn was born on Sept. 1, 1948, in Philadelphia, PA. His mother, Ardell Frances Rebhorn, nee Hoch, loved him very much and supported all his dreams. She taught him the value of good manners and courtesy, and that hospitality is no small thing. His father, James Harry Rebhorn, was no less devoted to him. From him, Jim learned that there is no excuse for poor craftsmanship. A job well done rarely takes more or less time than a job poorly done. They gave him his faith and wisely encouraged him to stay in touch with God. He is survived by his sister, Janice Barbara Galbraith, of Myrtle Beach, SC. She was his friend, his confidant, and, more often than either of them would like to admit, his bridge over troubled waters. He is also survived by his wife, Rebecca Fulton Linn, and his two daughters, Emma Rebecca Rebhorn and Hannah Linn Rebhorn. They anchored his life and gave him the freedom to live it. Without them, always at the center of his being, his life would have been little more than a vapor. Rebecca loved him with all his flaws, and in her the concept of ceaseless love could find no better example. His children made him immensely proud. Their dedication to improving our species and making the world a better place gave him hope for the future. They deal with grief differently, and they should each manage it as they see fit. He hopes, however, that they will grieve his passing only as long as necessary. They have much good work to do, and they should get busy doing it. Time is flying by. His son-in-law, Ben, also survives him. Jim loved Ben, who was as a son to Jim, especially through these last months. His aunts Jean, Dorothy and Florence, numerous cousins and their families, and many devoted friends also survive Jim. He loved them all, and he knows they loved him. Jim received his BA at Wittenberg University and his MFA at Columbia. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Nu Zeta 624, a life-long Lutheran, and a longtime member of both the AMC and ACLU. Jim was fortunate enough to earn his living doing what he loved. He was a professional actor. His unions were always there for him, and he will remain forever grateful for the benefits he gained as a result of the union struggle. Without his exceptional teachers and the representation of the best agents in the business, he wouldn’t have had much of a career. He was a lucky man in every way.