On Monday, Bill Cosby released a video in which he speaks excitedly on the phone about his upcoming show in Wheeling, W.Va. "You know I'll be hilarious," he says. No mention of anything else. None. Also on the site: "Hey. Hey. Hey. I'm far from finished."
They're doing a Toy Story 4? Really???? So says Pixar prez Jim Morris to the blog Disney Latino. "It will be a love story," he said. "It will be a romantic comedy. It will not put much focus on the interaction between the characters and children." Ummm . . . is it still going to be, like, a toy story? John Lasseter, director of the first two, will do this one, too. It will open in June 2017.
The International Day of Women on Sunday brought out the stars in support. On Twitter, there was the Not-There.Org campaign, in which you swapped your avatar for a blank silhouette, because equality is not there yet. Hillary Rodham Clinton did that, as did Reese Witherspoon and Lupita Nyong'o. Emma Watson spoke on behalf of gender equality in London. Paul Bettany and AnnaLynne McCord were at the New York march, and Gemma Arterton, Paloma Faith, and Annie Lennox at the London one.
Auteur/director Christopher Nolan (Interstellar) wants to preserve film in the face of digital. Nolan, a 35mm fan, told a Getty Research Institute panel in L.A.: "We need projectors and film prints - forever." Last year, he, Oliver Stone, Quentin Tarantino, Judd Apatow, and J.J. Abrams got a bunch of Hollywood poohbahs to buy a certain amount of film stock from Kodak each year.