Amanda Seyfried Is Working On A Musical Adaptation Of “Thelma & Louise” With Even Rachel Wood Possibly Riding Shotgun
Mamma Mia! Just when Amanda Seyfried’s career was picking up speed, she’s about to drive that shit right off a cliff. And she might be taking Evan Rachel Wood down with her. Because according to Variety, the new musical that Amanda was so “deep in the process of creating” that she couldn’t make it accept her Golden Globe for The Dropout is a musical adaptation of Thelma & Louise.
The last season of The Real Housewives of New York City, starring Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, LuAnn de Lesseps, Ebony Williams, and Leah McSweeney, was such a colossal failure that there wasn’t even a screechy reunion, and the whole cast was tossed out, sending Andy Cohen and Bravo back to the drawing board to make the show watchable and reboot the whole thing. And if the fact that parts of this weekend’s BravoCon were a mess, the announcement of the all-new cast to bring the show back to life for season 14 to an already skeptical audience could be a bad omen–which, in the Bravo-verse is actually a good omen–because Bravo fans love mess.
Reality TV peaked in the early aughts. There was something special about Flavor of Love, Rock of Love, and all of the subsequent spinoffs. Arguably, the crown jewel of them all was The Surreal Life. If you weren’t tuning in to see the zany interactions of Brigitte Nielsen and Flava “Foofy Foofy” Flav or Verne Troyer (RIP) mumbling unintelligibly at the rest of the cast while crashing his power scooter, you weren’t livin’. If you’ve longed for simpler days when we had to turn the TV on to know what was going on with celebs instead of involuntarily learning of their every butt suckins, you’re in luck; the trailer for The Surreal Life reboot is here.
Last February, Paramount+ announced that they were developing a Frasier revival, and Kelsey Grammer had signed on to star and produce. A year-and-a-half later, and Deadline is reporting the reboot has been officially picked up for series. Dr. Frasier Crane will be in a new city with new characters. So now Frasier has jumped from Boston to Seattle to… wait, where is this shit set? Please tell me it’s a fish-out-of-water story set in the Deep South. “You want a 1945 Chateau Petrus? Uhhh, this is MAGA country, Doc!” Actually, maybe that’s a little on-the-nose, considering Kelsey Grammer’s real-life politics…
Fran Drescher, who turns 65 today (yes, that header pic is from this year), tells Entertainment Tonight that The Nanny might be getting a film adaptation. That’s right, Fran Fine is headed to the big screen, baybay! Hopefully, this idea actually pans out and doesn’t just fade into nothingness like Fran’s plans to reboot the series with Cardi B as her daughter. Actually, maybe that was a good thing. Could the eardrums of the world really handle hearing both women scream-talk “Mistah Sheffieeeeld!” at the same time? It’s a no from me, dawg!
I still haven’t seen Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis but after covering it at length, I think I get the basics. Block headed boy is taken under the wing of an elderly stage manager type with suspicious motives and a broadly “European” accent played by Tom Hanks who pulls his strings to make him sing and dance which he’s not really good at until he meets a Black musician who animates his hips and the boy gets super famous and runs off to live a life of and debauchery and adventure before ultimately dying alone on the shitter. Have I got that right or did I just describe to you the entire plot of Robert Zemeckis’ Pinocchio? I’d argue both are correct.