Today in show business news: Anne Hathaway may be headed back to the Weimar era, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore team up once again, and Jennifer Garner will have a bad day too.
Allow me to present a hypothesis: Dan Brown is the Anne Hathaway of authors. Hard-working, serious about his craft (even if others aren't), with lots and lots of money to show for his work. And people love to hate him as much, and sometimes even more, than they love to love him.
Now that the Academy Awards have come and gone and the winners have had their trophies engraved, it's time to look forward, to an uncertain future. If they heed our unsolicited advice, a decades-long bounty of roles and accolades awaits them. Should they ignore it, there is only doom and obscurity.
Kristen Stewart was using crutches on the red carpet at the Oscars, and appeared to be limping when she came out on stage to present. And backstage, Hathaway told her to "break a leg."
Why does everyone hate Anne Hathaway? She's just so very... Anne Hathaway. Here's the trail of awards-season drama that she hath wrought, as a preview of sorts for hate-watching the Oscars:
Oscar nominees are pretty careful not to offend on their award-season interview tour. But in bringing back his viral video series "Between Two Ferns" for Funny or Die today, well, Zach Galifianakis is having none of that.
After his Best Director snub became the sob story of the Oscar nominations, Affleck got his revenge.
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Today in celebrity gossip: America's favorite young woman is going further with Britain's favorite young man, Charlie Sheen gave Lindsay Lohan a lot of money, and weight-loss secrets of the stars.
The Saturday Night Live writers cemented their love for Homeland with a (by all accounts) fantastic send up this week.
A trailer for an upcoming family drama/horror/thriller has us pretty darn excited. Elsewhere in showbiz news: Honey Boo Boo ain't goin' anywhere, Christopher Guest assembles his own version of the Avengers, and Justin Timberlake stretches his acting muscle some more.
ABC has announced a new himbo for everyone to ogle and eventually hate, so get excited. Elsewhere in show business news today: NBC and USA renew some shows that a few of you will be excited about, Tina Fey inks a new deal, and don't get your hopes up for a Hobbit Xbox game.
It's just really hard to buy Anne Hathaway as a dying 19th century French prostitute.
Sacre blech! Reformed celebrity shamer Perez Hilton has tracked down some really grainy footage — someone filmed something off of a computer — that appears to be an early trailer for the Hugh Jackman/Russell Crowe/Anne Hathaway movie version of the big, bombastic musical Les Misérables.
Anne Hathaway has been ordered to drop four dress sizes in less than three weeks, ABC is demanding changes to Madonna's racy new perfume ad, and George H.W. Bush went rogue after endorsing Mitt Romney.
Also: Andrew Cuomo's Thanksgiving dinner was lacking, Tobey Maguire came out ahead on his high-stakes poker games, and Rebecca Hall and Sam Mendes are an item.
Plus: Stephen King reads from the in-progress 'Shining' sequel
And The New York Times and BBC are very different beasts
Plus: Anne Hathaway has kinds words for Kate Middleton's fanciness
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