After the first trailer for Amy Schumer’s latest film, I Feel Pretty, was released back in February, those who could get past the shock of Michelle Williams in uptight snob drag noticed the plot seemed a little familiar. It showed Amy Schumer’s regular-girl character hitting her head in a SoulCycle class, then magically believing she’s gorgeous. It was almost as if Hollywood decided to reboot Shallow Hal with a positive self-esteem twist. And some really weren’t having it. Amy Schumer recently spoke to Charles Bramesco at Vulture about the backlash I Feel Pretty got, and she doesn’t appreciate all the trailer judging.
Earlier today we learned that Kevin Smith suffered a massive heart attack after a show in Glendale, CA last night. Kevin came face-to-face with The Widow-Maker, the most diabolical foe Kevin has encountered since the executive at ABC responsible for cancelling Clerks: The Animated Series. Lots of people are thinking good thoughts and sending them Kevin’s way. Some people sent him a prayer or two. Chris Pratt is one of those people. Unfortunately, not everyone with down with his prayers.
Jeffrey Tambor Is Really Unhappy With Amazon And Jill Soloway Decision To Cut Him From “Transparent”
After several months spent investigating the sexual harassment allegations against Jeffrey Tambor, a rep for Transparent confirmed what we all kind of expected would happen: that they’re letting him go. Jeffrey Tambor has responded to his firing, and he’s got a lot to say.
If you ever owned a ZERO shirt and live for massive amounts of drama, then this story is right up your alley. There’s a huge fight going on between the founding members of Smashing Pumpkins, specifically its original bassist D’arcy Wretzky and Billy Corgan. It’s a mess that has been made further messier, thanks to a recent interview D’arcy gave.
The next time someone complains that Hollywood only makes reboots, sequels, and superhero movies, you can add that they’re also pretty big on current citizen of Hell Charles Manson at the moment as well. Quentin Tarantino has what will probably be the most high-profile one (still currently untitled, but reportedly starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie). Trailing close behind it will be a story about three members of Charles Manson’s family starring Matt Smith and a ghost story movie about Sharon Tate starring Hilary Duff (what even).
According to Deadline, the family of Gianni Versace have released a statement denouncing Ryan Murphy’s latest scandal-based television offering. Needless to say, they won’t be throwing an The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story viewing party in their mansion when it premieres next week.