KRISTEN BELL, JOSH GAD TEASE FROZEN 2: Let’s build a snowman, shall we? Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff are reuniting for the sequel to the 2013 megahit Frozen. The stars are taking to social media to share tantalizing glimpses of the magic that awaits. “Soon enough,” Gad captioned a shot of the foursome smooching a stuffed reindeer. Frozen 2 will drop this November, and will also star Evan Rachel Wood, Sterling K. Brown and Dwayne Johnson.
RACHEL BROSNAHAN TO STAR IN LATE AUNT KATE SPADE’S NEW CAMPAIGN: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan is honoring her late aunt Kate Spade by starring in a new campaign. The designer died by suicide last June at age 55, and her Frances Valentine label is reissuing on of her iconic designs in her honor. “I think when you lose someone you love very, very much, you spend a lot of time trying to think about how to keep their spirit alive,” the 28-year-old actress told Hoda Kotb on the Today show. “I think in Katy’s case, there is so much of her left behind, and this was an opportunity for us to celebrate her life and her legacy.”
CHANEL IMAN SPEAKS OUT ON FYRE FESTIVAL: Model Chanel Iman starred in promos for the disastrous Fyre Festival, but she was completely “in the dark” about the details of the event, she tells People. “I was actually on my way to the Fyre Festival because they had promised the talent that we all could have tickets and villas,” Iman, 28, says. “So my flight was booked to the Fyre Festival. And thank God me and [now-husband] Sterling [Shepard] didn’t hop on a flight because that was in our plans. We would have been stuck with everyone else.” She insists that she and fellow promo models Hailey Baldwin, Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner had no idea the whole festival would unravel. Two new documentaries, Netflix’s Fyre and Hulu’s Fyre Fraud, expose the chaos behind the scenes.
NCIS PRODUCER FIRED: Four months after firing its showrunner Steve Kern for inappropriate behaviour, NCIS: New Orleans has ousted exec producer Adam Targum following allegations that he has an “abrasive personality that doesn’t foster collaboration, rather submission to his ideas,” a source told Vulture. “As previously reported, the claims regarding NCIS: New Orleans in 2016 have been addressed,” CBS said in a statement. “Any subsequent reports or claims involving inappropriate comments or objectionable behavior in the writers room — or anywhere on the production — will be investigated, and action will be taken to address any findings inconsistent with a safe, respectful, and inclusive workplace.”
ROSIE O’DONNELL REFLECTS ON BEING A GRANDMOTHER: SMILF star Rosie O’Donnell appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers Tuesday, where she dished on becoming a first-time grandmother to her daughter Chelsea’s baby girl. “It was something really beautiful,” she said. “It’s very trite, but it’s what everyone says — when you’re a grandparent, it’s like [having] a baby times a million. And that’s what it felt like.” Chelsea and her boyfriend Jacob Bourassa welcomed Skylar Rose December 18th.
LOUISA MORITZ, ACTRESS AND BILL COSBY ACCUSER, DEAD AT 72: Louisa Moritz, an actress known for playing Rose in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, has died. She was 72. The actress, known for Love, American Style and Match Game, died from a long-standing heart ailment. he was reportedly working on two books at the time of her death. Mortiz’s name returned to the public spotlight in 2014 when she joined a slew of other women accusing the now-disgraced Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Moritz alleged that Cosby forced her to perform oral sex in the dressing room of The Tonight Show in 1971 Moritz’s other credits include appearances on M*A*S*H and The Incredible Hulk. The actress also had notable television roles in the ‘70s and ‘80s and Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke.
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