No, this headline, doesn’t mean that Margot Robbie has accepted my standing Sunday afternoon playdate and is bringing her Caboodles case full of Barbies to my house for their weekly hair chopping and felt marker dye job. It means that Margo is in Industry talks to star as Barbie in the live-action movie about the genitalia neutral doll.
If you thought the recent flash floods in New York were due to global warming, let me put on my best Trump voice and say that you are “WRONG”. That excessive wetness was a perfectly natural human reaction to the news of a few days ago that Idris Elba and his people were once again in talks for him to play James Bond in the next installment of the soon-to-be panty wringing franchise. But now it looks like this vicious rumor was all made up to keep toying with our emotions, because Idris as Bond isn’t happening anytime soon (again).
Ruby Rose was cast last week as the lesbian Batwoman in The CW’s Arrowverse, as well as her own show. Ruby is the first openly gay actor to star in a superhero TV series. So an out and proud lesbian getting cast to play an out and proud ass-kicking superhero lesbian seems like a win-win. However, Twitter still exists so this news got turned into a bad thing and it forced Ruby to drop the axe on her Twitter account.
Zooey Deschanel, Taye Diggs And Rebel Wilson Are In The Hollywood Bowl’s “Beauty And The Beast” Concert
We’ve barely finished scouring the 2017 live action version of Beauty and The Beast for homosexual subtext and the Hollywood Bowl is already trying to complicate matters further by changing LeFou into a woman in their upcoming live concert. Entertainment Weekly reports that Rebel Wilson will be strapping one on to play LeFou opposite Taye Diggs as Gaston. Sorry Idris, you’ll just have to wait for the inevitable next “re imagining“. But wait, it gets worse! Belle’s about to get reverse She’s All That-ed and will be played by Zooey Deschanel.
Ready or not, it sounds like America is getting a remake of West Side Story directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Broadway World reports that a casting call has gone out for the project, confirming long standing rumors that nothing is sacred.