Will Christian Bale come out of superhero retirement? What’s going to put The Daily Show on an extended hiatus this summer? All these questions and more will be answered in tonight’s Last Lap.
Justin Bieber was tardy for his own party last night. He arrived more than two hours late to his concert in London, thus angering fans who had to leave before the end of the concert because it was their bedtime (seriously). Bieber later released a public apology on twitter and vowed to “focus on the positive”. [Daily Mail].
Rumors are swirling that Warner Brothers is trying to get Christopher Nolan to try to get Christian Bale to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming Justice League movie. Who knows if Bale’s brilliant Batman is the hero the Justice League deserves right now, but he’s definitely the one the studio needs. [Latino Review]
Jon Stewart has just announced that he’s going to be taking a break from hosting The Daily Show this summer, but it’s not for vacation. Stewart is going to be directing his first feature film, Rosewater. Subbing in for Mr. Stewart? None other than The Daily Show’s favorite hilarious British ex-pat, John Oliver. [Deadline]
Kylie Jenner and Jaden Smith have been spotted on lunch dates in London. Do you think if they end up getting married, the cast of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air would be invited? I would watch that wedding if only to see Carlton Banks dance at the reception. [US Weekly]
Newcomer Teo Halm has been cast as Cory and Topanga’s son in Disney’s Boy Meets World spin-off. Can’t wait to meet this boy meeting the world in a show called Girl Meets World that’s about a girl…(sigh) you get it… [The Hollywood Reporter]
Rachel Wiesz just confirmed that she will be making her Broadway debut this year. Insiders speculate that she will co-star with her sexy husband and James Bond star Daniel Craig in a revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal and that they will be directed by the great Mike Nichols. Any recommendations on good sleeping bags for camping out for rush tickets for that show? [Broadway.com]
Mad Men finally returns April 6 and you can check out a promo video that’s just a slide show of previously released images set to jaunty 60s elevator music. [Deadline]
Meanwhile, HBO released an extended cut of their Game of Thrones season three trailer that includes teases of popular scenes from the books. (Brienne!!! The Bear!!! Beards!!!) [Entertainment Weekly]
So who gave Barbara Walters chicken pox? Apparently she got it from giving Frank Langella a peck on the cheek during a New Year’s Eve party. Remember, a kiss is just a kiss, guys, unless you’re kissing someone contaminated with disease. [Daily Mail]
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