How cool of an internet-age entertainer is Louis C.K.? Here's what I got in my inbox this morning, as a subscriber to his email updates:
Posted by Walt Disney Studios Japan.
The only thing that Disney seems certain about regarding any future Indiana Jones films is they don't plan on subbing in another actor as Indy.
“There are a lot of rumours,” the franchise's producer Frank Marshall says. “We haven’t even sat down to talk about Indy yet… at some point we’ll sit down. But there’s a bunch of people who could probably take the baton. … We’re not doing the Bond thing where we’re going to call somebody else Indiana Jones … we have to figure this out.”
Sorry, Chris Pratt. Mr. Ford, please put down the blaster and grab the bullwhip.
Tomorrow (Saturday 10/24), Providence, Rhode Island's experimental art space AS220 celebrates its 30th anniversary with a cabaret gala starring the Pope of Trash himself, filmmaker and author John Waters! The evening event starting at 6pm at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel features musicians, comics, performance artists, food, drink, and all kinds of hijinks. Get there early as my dear old friend and inspiration Gloria Gardenburger (aka Michael Dates) is hosting the red carpet!
Below, the trailer for John Waters' "This Filthy World":
On Tuesday evening, Disney released the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Read the rest
One of Princess Leia's slave bikinis she actually wore in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi sold for $96,000 at auction yesterday. No news on who bought it. The costume came complete with the collar and several links in the chain Leia used to strangle Jabba the Hutt. A 16" model of Leia's Blockade Runner seen in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope went for $450,000, the highest auction price ever for Star Wars memorabilia ever.
Other items sold in the same Profiles In History auction include one of Indiana Jones's bull whips ($204,000) and George Reeves's Superman costume from the 1950s TV series ($216,000).
Apparently, next summer "we'll finally find out why the birds are so angry."
Below, watch "Scrooge (Or Marley's Ghost)," the first film adaptation of "A Christmas Carol" from 1901!
An animated interview with Rashida Jones in which she discusses the "perfect, idyllic, hippie-meets-suburban vibe" of her Los Angeles childhood, including the time her father, legendary music producer Quincy Jones, broke her Grease record over his knee, visits from Michael Jackson and his snake, and her 7th grade devotion to the Church Lady. Read the rest
OK boppers, The Warriors reunion is coming to Coney Island, New York on September 13 to celebrate the iconic gang film from 1979. Read the rest