First Dibs: Can Ben Affleck Handle The Bat-Lash?

Is the model from the “Blurred Lines” music video going to heat up the big screen in Gone Girl? What did Jennifer Aniston make Justin Theroux get rid of before they moved in together? How weird is James Franco going to be in his The Mindy Project stint?

  • Ben Affleck shrugged off the Batman backlash last night when he appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. He told Jimmy Fallon, “I’m a big boy. If I can handle an Oscar snub, I can handle anything.” [US Magazine]
  • Emily Ratajkowski may have stolen the show in Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” music video, but can she take the silver screen? David Fincher has cast the model as Ben Affleck’s mistress in the upcoming film adaptation of Gone Girl. [The Wrap]
  • Justin Theroux might be settling into pre-marital bliss with Jennifer Aniston, but there’s one thing Aniston made Theroux get rid up before they moved in together. That would be his “syphilis throats.” [People]
  • The Mindy Project comes back to TV tonight and James Franco is guest starring as a weird sex therapist named Dr. Paul Leotard. Mindy Kaling dished that Franco insisted on being “the weirdest, funniest version of himself.” [MTV News]

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