First Dibs: Is Channing Tatum A Secret Basketball Pro?

What film are critics at TIFF already hailing as the frontrunner for the Best Picture Oscar? Where is Lamar Odom now? Is Tom Hiddleston okay with passing on the torch to a new Avengers villain?

  • Channing Tatum might be an action hero, but he’s no basketball pro. A 2-year-old beat Tatum in a shooting contest on a Spanish talk show. [People]
  • The Oscar race is officially afoot at the Toronto International Film Festival and it seems there’s already a front runner for Best Picture. Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave wowed and devastated its audience and is drawing critical comparisons to Schindler’s List. []
  • Call off the search party! Lamar Odom was spotted at a sushi restaurant in Los Angeles last night. [US Magazine]
  • James Spader will be the villain Ultron in Avengers 2, which means that Tom Hiddleston’s Loki will be on the bench. How does Hiddleston feel about this? [MTV News]

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