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Vote: Celebrity Selfie Showdown of the Week — January 1, 2015

By Deena Bustillo on
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Vote: Celebrity Selfie Showdown of the Week — July 31, 2014

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This Spoof of Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid' Is Spot On

By Lani Conway on
(Funny or Die)A few buzzworthy tidbits from around the web to distract you from your work day.We would pay to see this Little Mermaid spoof if it was a real movie. If you haven't heard, Sofia Coppola's next project is to bring The Little Mermaid to the big screen in all its dreamy, angst-y, hipster glory. Though Coppola has yet to start production on the film, Funny or Die has created a stellar parody that mocks the director's aesthetic and features karaoke, Ray-Bans, and underwater...Read Full Story

'The Carrie Diaries': Check out Lindsey Gort as the 1980s Version of Sexy Samantha Jones

By Lani Conway on
(The CW | HBO)Over the weekend, The CW announced that newcomer Lindsey Gort had snagged The Carrie Diaries role as Sex and the City icon Samantha Jones, described as young Carrie Bradshaw's "ballsy, beautiful and sexy young" rocker friend from the panhandle of Florida. If you remember anything about Sex and the City, these two would eventually grow up to become quite the adventurous gal pals. The CW has also released the first official in-character photo of Gort as the 80s version of sexy...Read Full Story

What's New in Theaters: June 5, 2013

By Joe Robberson on
(Disney | Universal | Fox Searchlight)The Lone RangerDirected by Gore VerbinskiStarring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Ruth Wilson, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Helena Bonham CarterThe Pirates of the Caribbean team of Johnny Depp, Gore Verbinski, and Disney reunite in this Lone Ranger reboot that begs the question: Why? Why would Disney recreate The Lone Ranger, arguably the least relevant hero in pop culture. Younger audiences won't be able to identify with this movie or spot any of the...Read Full Story

'Sex and the City' BFF [SPOILER] Is Coming to 'Carrie Diaries' Next Season

By Jill Slattery on
(The CW, HBO)The Carrie Diaries is adding a Sex and the City BFF next season! Producers promised that fans would eventually get to meet younger versions of Carrie's Sex and the City pals, and now comes word that the CW drama will be adding Kim Cattrall's outrageous Samantha Jones character to its sophomore season.The highly-coveted role has not yet been cast, but producers have revealed that Samantha is the cousin of Carrie's high school nemesis, Donna LaDonna. We're guessing the two ladies...Read Full Story

The CW Renews 'Nikita' and 'The Carrie Diaries' — But for How Many Episodes?

By Jill Slattery on
(The CW)The CW has rescued both Nikita and freshman drama The Carrie Diaries from the jaws of almost-cancellation. The network gave renewed Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries for a second season, and gave Nikita a shortened fourth season order. It's unclear exactly how many episodes Nikita will get, with sources reporting between six and 10.With only 1.3 million average viewers and a 0.5 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo, Nikita holds the dubious honor of being the lowest rated series...Read Full Story

WATCH: All the 'Sex and the City' References on 'The Carrie Diaries'

By Jill Slattery on
(The CW)Now that The Carrie Diaries has closed out its frothy first season, the good people at Vulture have put together a video highlighting the many (25, to be exact) Sex and the City references that showed up this season on the prequel series. Sure, The Carrie Diaries has been playing a little fast and loose with Carrie Bradshaw's established backstory, but the show has also made plenty of fond callbacks, including to cosmopolitans and those infamous Louboutins. Press play to check them...Read Full Story

'The Carrie Diaries' Poll: Keep It or Cancel It?

By Jill Slattery on
The Carrie Diaries wrapped up its first season on Monday night with a solid episode that left plenty of threads hanging for a potential Season 2. Carrie and Sebastian broke up (after he hooked up with Maggie — OMG!), Dorrit lost her V-card, Walt came out and came on to Bennet, and Mouse worked up the nerve to introduce her parents to her non-Chinese boyfriend. That's a whole lot of action for 44 minutes of television!The Sex and the City prequel closed out the season with 1.1 million viewers...Read Full Story

Sarah Jessica Parker Isn't Exactly a Fan of 'The Carrie Diaries'

By Deena Bustillo on
Sarah Jessica Parker played Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City for six long seasons and in two movies. And now she's a little uneasy about another star taking up the role for the TV prequel series, The Carrie Diaries. When asked how she felt about another actress playing her character, SJP told Net-a-Porter, "I'm not sure…You know, I think it's one of those tests of your generosity. She [AnnaSophia Robb] is a lovely girl and I want her to feel good about it, but it's…odd."So, basically, she...Read Full Story