On Saturday, Sept. 19, NBC’s long-running sketch comedy series, Saturday Night Live, returns for its 40th season with Chris Pratt hosting the series opener and a few new faces on the team. This year, Best Week Ever alum Michael Che and Pete Davidson are the two newest members to join the cast. At the age of 20, Davidson is the fourth youngest cast member to appear on SNL behind some big names (Anthony Michael Hall, Eddie Murphy, and Robert Downey, Jr.)
Hot weather style (short skirts, slinky tanks) might be giving way to the more buttoned-up looks of fall (pencil skirts, long-sleeved everything), but that doesn’t mean that celeb fashion is any less sexy. With everything from the San Sebastian Film Festival to the IHeartMusicFestival popping off last week, superstars were out and about looking chicer than ever.
It’s the weekend and that means one thing: Time to punch things up with some Captain Morgan. But first: Snooki gives birth, Kim Kardashian gets booed at Paris Fashion Week, and Chris Pratt readies for the premiere of Saturday Night Live. All that and more in today’s Last Lap.
Andre Benjamin returns to the big screen in Jimi: All Is By My Side, one of this fall’s most buzzworthy films. The movie explores Jimi Hendrix’s life between 1966 and 1967, culminating with the legend preparing to take the U.S. by storm at the Monterey International Pop Festival. Along the way, Hendrix goes from a struggling New York blues guitarist to the cusp of rock stardom in London.
It was only a month ago when Shia LaBeouf was spotted fresh out of rehab in some brightly colored Lycra leggings alongside his girlfriend Mia Goth. Now the actor is back in the same running gear for a “meta” experience that took place outside Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
Emma Watson isn’t just inspiring you to want to go to Hogwarts, she’s also inspiring men and women to come together and fight injustices worldwide. This week, the Harry Potter star and U.N. Women’s Goodwill Ambassador gave an impassioned speech at the United Nations about feminism that has roused a host of other celebrities to join the fight for gender equality.
It’s been a breakout year for both Kevin Hart and Josh Gad. The former has starred in hit after hit with About Last Night, Ride Along, and Think Like a Man Too. And Hart is showing no signs of slowing down with two more films slated for 2014 (School Dance and Top Five) and The Wedding Ringer (trailer above), which hits theaters on Jan. 16, 2015.
Earlier this week HBO finally confirmed that both Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn had signed on for the second season of True Detective. And if sources are correct, both men will be joined by Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch, who will round out the series’ four lead roles. The casting news is sure to draw excitement and ire among fans as debate unfolds about whether or not each actor is the right choice.
While it remains to be seen just how each actor does in the series, we rounded up their best roles that serve as a primer to the crime drama.
Historic ladies’ man George Clooney is almost off the market. This Saturday he’ll wed bombshell Amal Alamuddin, and hearts everywhere are already breaking. And not just for George! Amal is an incredible, breathtaking woman, and we’re sure there’s many a man ruing the day they didn’t put a ring on it first. Read more…
Ellen Page and Kate Mara star in a new, hilarious parody of True Detective, Bill & Ted 3 is officially happening, and Derek Jeter says goodbye to Yankee Stadium in dramatic fashion — all of that most excellent news and more in First Dibs.