Report: Meryl Streep will play Maria Callas in an HBO film

06.19.14 3 years ago

Report: Meryl Streep will play Maria Callas in an HBO film
Mike Nichols is set to direct Streep as the opera legend in the film adaptation of Terrence McNally”s play “Master Class,” according to Page Six.

“Girls” books Zachary Quinto
The “Star Trek” star and “24” alum was spotted on set filming yesterday. While his role is unclear, the guest spot is only for one episode.

“Big Brother 16” cast includes Ariana Grande”s older brother
Meet the 16 new housemates, including 31-year-old “YouTube Personality” Frankie Grande.

Movie premieres are moving to NYC thanks to Jimmy Fallon”s “Tonight Show”
Fallon moving “The Tonight Show” has led to the Big Apple becoming the hot spot for promotional opportunities, especially during the summer when Ellen DeGeneres” show is in the dark in L.A. PLUS: Has Fallon gone overboard this week plugging NBC Universal?, and The Roots does a “Harry Potter” rap.

Lifetime”s Whitney Houston biopic casts the Bobby Brown role
Actor Arlen Escarpeta will take on the role of Whitney”s husband, while Yolanda Ross will play her lifelong best friend.

Ben & Jerry”s announces 2 “SNL”-themed flavors: “Lazy Sunday” and “Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch”
The Andy Samberg/Chris Parnell rap-inspired flavor consists of the vanilla cake batter ice cream containing chunks of yellow cupcake pieces and a chocolate frosting swirl. The Kristen Wiig-inspired flavor features chocolate and sweet cream ice creams flecked with caramel clusters, fudge-covered almonds and a marshmallow swirl.

Watch Sarah Jessica Parker get coffee with Jerry Seinfeld
The “Sex and the City” alum stars in the Season 4 premiere of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”

“Bachelorette” Andi Dorfman wants her assistant district attorney job back
Turns out Dorfman didn”t resign, but she has asked that the Fulton County D.A. “strongly consider me for re-hire” after she”s done with her “Bachelorette” promotional duties, which should stop by the end of the year.

Cory and Topanga promoted “Girl Meets World” at L.A. Dodgers game, but they left during a no-hitter
In fact, Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage were gone by the 4th inning of Clayton Kershaw”s no-hitter.

Which “SVU” character did Taylor Swift name her new kitten after?
“Meet Olivia Benson,”  Swift wrote on Instagram.

Amazon Prime to stream “Wallace & Gromit”
New and old episodes of the British stop-motion animation comedy will be available.

NTSB: Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding after driving for 13 hours straight
The Walmart driver was traveling 65 mpg in a 45 mph zone.

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