First Dibs: Is Anna Kendrick About To Become A Real Life Cinderella?

Does Despicable Me 2’s Steve Carell have his own minions? Are Matt Lauer and Katie Couric joining forces again? What are the critics making of World War Z?

  • Anna Kendrick is about to become a real life Cinderella. The starlet is in talks to play Cinderella in Disney’s upcoming film adaptation of Into the Woods. She would be joining Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Chris Pine, Jake Gyllenhall and Emily Blunt. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Steve Carell may command an army of minions in Despicable Me 2, but that power doesn’t extend to real life. When his son saw the first one and desperately asked for his own minion, dad had to explain the difference between real life and movies. [Eonline]
  • Matt Lauer and Katie Couric might be joining forces again on daytime television. Lauer is reportedly chatting with execs about leaving Today in 2014 and joining Couric’s syndicated talk show as co-host. [US Magazine]
  • The reviews for World War Z are in and they aren’t entirely favorable. The film reportedly feels “somewhat redundant” and “like an excessively over-designed journey that doesn’t take its audience nearly far enough.” [MTV News]

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