Taylor Kitsch Confirms His Role in 'True Detective', Columbus Short Has More Legal Issues + More of Today's First Dibs

Taylor Kitsch confirms his role in True Detective's second season, Columbus Short gets himself in even more trouble, Kelli Garner is Lifetime's Marilyn Monroe, and more of today's First Dibs.

  • Taylor Kitsch is "really excited" about being the latest A-lister to join True Detective season 2 and says creator Nic Pizzolatto reminded him of why he wanted to be an actor. [AdWeek]
  • Former Scandal star Columbus Short skipped a mandatory court hearing yesterday, causing the judge to issue a warrant for his arrest. [Young Hollywood]
  • Kelli Garner has been cast as Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime's upcoming miniseries. [US Weekly]
  • Kim Kardashian played herself on last night's episode of 2 Broke Girls. [Vulture]
  • Russell Brand says he's "not interested in making money anymore." Must be nice, huh? [Financial Times]
  • Benedict Cumberbatch has a strut as fierce as Yoncé. [Yahoo!]

  • Mark Ruffalo hints that Avengers: Age of Ultron could involve some romance for the Hulk. [Moviefone]
  • Juan Pablo and Nikki Ferrell call it quits while Andi Dorfman is probably somewhere pointing and laughing. [Cosmopolitan]
  • See the Snooki's family portrait with newborn daughter Giovanna Marie LaValle. [Us Weekly]
  • On Big Morning Buzz Live, Nick Lachey reveals how his band 98 Degrees got its name.
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