First Dibs: Is Aaron Paul Going To Play Jesse Pinkman Again?

Which films and stars won big at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards? Is Paula Patton devastated over her split with Robin Thicke? What advice does Oscar winner Juicy J have for tonight’s nominees?

  • Aaron Paul is in talks to reprise his role as Jesse Pinkman in the Breaking Bad prequel, Better Call Saul. Paul reportedly said that “the idea of jumping into the skin of Jesse Pinkman again in his lighter days — because it’s all a prequel — it would be fun.” [Rolling Stone]
  • The Independent Spirit Awards are often referred to as a “dress rehearsal” for the Oscars and many of last night’s winners are favorites to win big tonight. 12 Years A Slave won Best Picture, while Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto took him the acting prizes. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Paula Patton doesn’t seem to be crying over Robin Thicke. She was all smiles in a lemon yellow lace dress at the Independent Spirit Awards last night. [US Magazine]
  • Academy Award winning rapper Juicy J has some very good advice for stars attending the ceremony tonight: Thank God and don’t get drunk until after the show. [MTV News]

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