First Dibs: Are Ellen Page And Alexander Skarsgard Dating?

Is John Malkovich a real life hero? How much pot does The Big Lebowski star Jeff Bridges smoke? Which film scared away the box office competition this weekend?

  • Rumors are flying that Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page are officially a couple. Zal Batmanglij, who directed them in The East, posted a photo on Twitter of them looking intimate and cozy, but it could just be that they’re very affectionate buds. [Daily Mail]
  • Actor John Malkovich saved a man’s life in Toronto this weekend. Malkovich was on his smoke break when he saw a 77 year old tourist trip and slash his throat, so Malkovich did the heroic thing and stopped the bleeding with his scarf. [The Wrap]
  • The Dude does not abide pot anymore. Jeff Bridges just revealed that he gave up smoking marijuana years ago and prefers cigars. [Page Six]
  • The Purge surprised pundits and came in number one at the box office this weekend, scaring away the competition (including The Internship). [MTV News]

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