New job for Vince Vaughn? (Rick Diamond / Getty Images)
Rumors swirl about season two cast of 'True Detective'
HBO hasn’t released anything official, but the Wrap is reporting that Vince Vaughn is in talks to play a main character in the second season of the acclaimed show “True Detective.” “Mad Men” star Elisabeth Moss is reportedly being considered for the female lead. It was previously reported by the same outlet that Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch may also be cast.
Keke Palmer is cast as Cinderella on Broadway
“Akeelah and the Bee” actress Keke Palmer will become the first African-American to play the fairytale role of Cinderella when she appears in “Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” on Broadway. The 20-year-old thespian tweeted the news Monday. Previously, singer Brandy played Cinderella in a television movie, but this is the first time a black actress will don the glass slipper on Broadway.
FCC hit with complaints about Miley's NBC special
Last month the primetime NBC special of Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour not-surprisingly caused a flurry of complains to the FCC, TMZ reports. Folks called in to object to the “stripper costumes,” Miley rolling around on a bed, half-naked men and women and Miley grinding against someone dressed like Abraham Lincoln. TMZ says NBC could face a fine.
'Mad Men' star sells his tiny house
Usually when a celebrity sells his home, reports fawn over the multimillion dollar details and massive square footage. “Mad Men” star Vincent Kartheiser (he plays Pete Campbell) has put his Hollywood home up on the market, but it’s just 603 square feet. The micro dwelling sits on a 2,325-square-foot lot and is tagged at $808,000.
■Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the 48th annual CMA Awards for the seventh time on Nov. 5.
■Now that she doesn’t have to show up on set at “The View” every morning, Jenny McCarthy is hitting the road. She brings her comedy tour “Dirty, Sexy, Funny” to the MotorCity Casino Hotel’s Sound Board on Oct. 17. The stand-up tour also features Justine Marino, Tammy Pescatelli, Lynne Koplitz, Paula Bel and Tiffany Haddish. Tickets, $25-$37, go on sale Aug. 14.
Compiled by Melody Baetens