Reports are circulating that director David Fincher
imagines Die Antwoord
's Yo-Landi Vi$$er
in the role of fem-hacker/ass-buster/avenging angel Lisbeth Salander for his upcoming remake of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" (book
). New York Magazine
, and Twitchfilm
have items explaining why she'd be dynamite in this role, given the character's description in the original book. I reached out to Yo-Landi to set the record straight, and alas (or not), it is not to be. Ms. Vi$$er declined the role. She *will* be busting ass and avenging injustice, but in her existing role as frontwoman for the South African rap-rave act
, which will be touring, recording, and promoting like hell around the globe for the foreseeable future. (thanks for the tip, Richard LaRue / photographer unknown, ganked from Yo-Landi's Facebook profile)
TMZ reports that Miss Cleo is dead at 53. The TV psychic, also known as Youree Harris, was famous for the character’s faux-Jamaican accent and the bizarre Tarot-themed advertising campaigns exhorting Americans to call in for a reading. You couldn’t fool Miss Cleo, went the catchy 90s’ tagline, but the entertainer could not fool the […]
San Diego Comic-Con International has concluded for 2016, but these amazing photos of dedicated cosplayers at the event will live on.
“We ask strangers on the street which celebrities they’ve been told they look like.” Another fun piece from our friend and collaborator Joe Sabia, for Vanity Fair.
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