Colin Farrell Joins True Detective, Emma Watson Defends Feminism + More of Today’s First Dibs

It’s only Monday and the celeb gossip is already in full swing: Colin Farrell is headed to HBO, Emma Watson makes a case for feminism, and Tom Hardy is off the market. Read on for all that and more in today’s First Dibs.

  • It’s official: Colin Farrell is one of the new detectives in the next season of HBO’s True Detective. The actor confirmed the news in an interview with the Irish newspaper, The Sunday World. [Vulture]
  • During a U.N. address, Emma Watson made a passionate plea for gender equality and defended the word “feminist.” [THR]

  • Tom Hardy secretly got married… two months ago! [Mirror]
  • Jada Pinkett Smith is joining Magic Mike XXL, the sequel to the surprise stripper hit starring Channing Tatum. She’s one of three actresses to join the previously all-male roster. [THR]
  • Chris Martin has “fallen in love” with Jennifer Lawrence. [US Weekly]
  • In case you missed it, Kim Kardashian appeared as a fur ball on the premiere of FOX’s animated hit, American Dad. [E!]
  • Los Angeles Clippers superstar, Blake Griffin, covers GQ’s first-ever “age issue.” [GQ]
  • The Fashion Police will continue despite Joan Rivers’ death. [TV Line]
  • Angelina Jolie’s second directorial project, Unbroken, is not even out yet and she’s already landed another directing gig. This time she’ll take on Africa. [Jezebel]

Unbroken stars former Skins’ star Jack O’Connell. And he’s not the only star from the teen British drama to make a splash this fall. Hannah Murray — from the First Generation — stars in the new musical, God Help the Girl. Murray and her co-stars recently got into the elevator with superfan Jarvis and — well you know what happens next…

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