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The daily gossip: Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in Terminator 5, and more
5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from the smelly Here Comes Honey Boo Boo premiere to Jonah Hill's hypothetical scrotum surgery
 
He did say he'd be back.
He did say he'd be back. Wikimedia Commons/Dream out loud

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in Terminator 5
Time to dust off all your old "I'll be back" puns: Arnold Schwarzenegger officially revealed that he'll reprise the role of the Terminator in Terminator 5, which starts filming in January 2014. "I'm very happy that the studios want me to be in Terminator 5 and to star as the Terminator," said Schwarzenegger, confirming reports that some poor screenwriter now has to explain why anyone would design a robot that looks like a 65-year-old man. Schwarzenegger added that he also plans to appear in sequels to Conan the Barbarian and Twins, because there's no reason to tackle original projects when you can shamelessly cash in on nostalgia instead. [ComingSoon.net]
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2. Breaking Bad showrunner says "there will be blood" in the last season
If you thought there was a chance that Breaking Bad's Walter White would solve his problems by challenging his opponents to a game of tiddlywinks, think again. According to showrunner Vince Gilligan, "there will be blood" in the show's final eight episodes, which begin airing in August. Asked for more information, Gilligan warned that fans "need to really settle down on the couch and pay close attention, because it's going to come at you fast and furious" — raising the intriguing possibility that star Bryan Cranston will be replaced by the similarly chrome-domed Vin Diesel. [Entertainment Weekly]
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3. Here Comes Honey Boo Boo premiere will feature "Watch & Sniff" technology
What do Honey Boo Boo and the rest of her family smell like? It's the question that absolutely no one has been wondering since Here Comes Honey Boo Boo premiered on TLC last August, but for the show's second season premiere, the network is giving us the chance anyway. In the week before the premiere, TLC will distribute "Watch & Sniff cards," to be used in conjunction with the show, in issues of People and Us Weekly. For anyone wondering whether or not they should track down an odor card for the premiere, the Daily News offered a helpful reminder that Mama June once described the virtues of "farting 12 to 15 times a day." So yeah, you might want to sit this one out. [Daily News]
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4. Jonah Hill is open to getting his scrotum ironed someday
Over the past few years, George Clooney has repeatedly joked about getting his scrotum "unwrinkled" — which would probably be funnier if it hadn't inspired a real-life Santa Monica spa to offer the service for real, in a $575 procedure they call the "Male Laser Lift." But even if Clooney was joking, there's one celebrity open to the idea: Jonah Hill, who was hassled by a random TMZ interviewer on the subject on Wednesday. "I'd consider anything," confirmed Hill — so good luck getting that image out of your head, everybody. [TMZ]
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5. The Walking Dead is getting its very own credit card
Today in corporate synergy: Card.com has released a series of credit cards based on The Walking Dead, because what could possibly be a better promotional tie-in for the show than an item that would be both irrelevant and impossible for the show's main characters to use? The Hollywood Reporter has pictures of the three new credit card designs; one features five bloody zombies, for anyone who really wants to creep out cashiers. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 
Scott Meslow is the entertainment editor and film and television critic for TheWeek.com. He has written about film and television at publications including The AtlanticPOLITICO Magazine, and Vulture.

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