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A scene from the trailer for Gone Girl. (YouTube)
A scene from the trailer for Gone Girl. (YouTube)

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SNEAK PEEK

We’re still six months away from the movie version of Gone Girl, but it’s never too early for a trailer. Based on the bestseller by Gillian Flynn, the much-anticipated crime drama is directed by David Fincher and stars Ben Affleck as a man who goes searching for his wife, played by Rosamund Pike, after she disappears on their fifth wedding anniversary. In cinema-style terms, the film looks much like earlier Fincher films like Seven and Fight Club, with multiple dark interior photography and drab lighting offset by sporadic points of brightness. Ex-Psychedelic Furs frontman Richard Butler’s performance of the Elvis Costello song She serves as the soundtrack for the trailer. Gone Girl opens in theatres on October 3.

Source: The Wire

SECRET HOOKUP

Did Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez quietly rendezvous at Coachella? According to E!, the Canadian singer and his Latina pop-star princess were spotted at the trendy music festival last weekend, fuelling rumours that their on-again, off-again relationship is on again. Bieber showed up at Coachella last Sunday for a surprise performance with his friend Chance the Rapper; Gomez was there as a spectator with reality stars Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Yet an unnamed source told E! they saw the couple walking together and holding hands shortly before his performance. The same source told E! that Bieber and Gomez “seemed content” and were “having a good time in each other’s company.”

Source: MTV UK

FORMAL REQUEST

Bryan Cranston recently broke out his Breaking Bad persona for a good cause: to help a teenager get a date for his prom. Stefan Montana, a high-school senior in Los Gatos, Calif., personally enlisted the actor to make a video in character as drug kingpin Walter White to impress a classmate named Maddy. In the video, Cranston/White reworked a famous line from Breaking Bad by stating ominously, “If you don’t go to the prom with Stefan, then maybe your best course of action would be to tread lightly.” The video obviously worked: Shortly after, Montana went on Twitter to post the comment, “She said yes!”

Source: Mashable

LAST SONG

Are AC/DC on the verge of breaking up? Rumours are circulating that the hard-rocking group will announce their split this week after more than four decades in the music business. The rumours began with reports that guitarist and songwriter Malcolm Young, 61, recently returned to the band’s homeland of Australia in order to spend more time with his family. Last week, Aussie entertainment journalist Peter Ford tweeted, “There is a sad story behind all this that I have chosen not to report.” The breakup reports run contrary to AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson recently announcing the band would record their 16th studio album in Vancouver next month.

Source: The Independent

ADULTS ONLY

Reality star Mimi Faust has released a sex tape. The Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta regular has sanctioned the release of a tape starring her and fellow cast member Nikko Smith, which will be distributed by porn company Vivid Entertainment under the title Mimi and Nikko: Scandal in Atlanta. The release of the tape will also factor into the real-life storylines on L&HH:A, currently shooting its third season, as Faust’s friends and family attempt to persuade the mother of one to block the tape’s release to the public.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

BAD BOY

Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges in Las Vegas. The ex-Public Enemy sideman and Flavor of Love star reached a plea deal with prosecutors in order to avoid a felony trial that could have sent him to prison for several years. Flav – real name: William Jonathan Drayton Jr. – was arrested in his Vegas home back in October, 2012, and charged with child abuse, assault with a deadly weapon and battery domestic violence. Las Vegas prosecutors subsequently reduced the charges to two misdemeanour counts, including attempted battery with substantial bodily harm and batter constituting domestic violence.

Source: CNN

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