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The daily gossip: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globes in 2014 and 2015, and more
5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from Charlie Hunnam's real reason for quitting Fifty Shades of Grey to the two-man race to star in Ant-Man
 
The dynamic duo has signed on for two more years of Golden Globes hosting.
The dynamic duo has signed on for two more years of Golden Globes hosting. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

1. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globes in 2014 and 2015
In these polarized times, it's rare that there's a news story we can all agree upon — which is why we should all spend the day celebrating that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been confirmed as co-hosts of the Golden Globe for both 2014 and 2015. In a statement, Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Theo Kingma said Fey and Poehler's return "ensures that the Golden Globes will once again be the biggest, best, and most entertaining awards celebration" — and that Neil Patrick Harris won't be hosting every awards ceremony next year. [The Hollywood Reporter]
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2. Charlie Hunnam was afraid he'd become the next Robert Pattinson
Officially, Charlie Hunnam quit the upcoming film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey because he didn't have enough time to prepare for the role. But according to People, the actor's real reason was a little murkier. "He dropped out of the project because he didn't want to be typecast," says a source. "He didn't want the Robert Pattinson-esque attention that would come along with taking on this role" — as opposed to the complete lack of attention he's received for dropping out of the role. [People]
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3. Either Paul Rudd or Joseph Gordon-Levitt will probably play Ant-Man
As the success of Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America have encouraged Marvel to dig deeper into its archives, one superhero has been standing on the tip of many fans' tongues: Ant-Man, who has the power to control his own size and communicate with insects. According to Variety, the studio has narrowed down its search to two actors: Paul Rudd and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, whose contract presumably stipulates that he's rumored to star in every upcoming superhero movie. [Variety]
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4. Someone is actually producing that Smash musical
When NBC's musical dramedy series Smash was finally put out of its misery last year, most viewers thought the curtain had been closed on it for good. But like a horrible monster that pops back up as soon as you think you're safe, Smash has reemerged in the form of an upcoming stage musical. New York's 54 Below has announced plans to mount the series' show-within-a-show, Hit List, for a limited run in December. A press release describes the play as "a modern fable about identity and the price of fame" — like, say, the notoriety that comes with starring in two seasons of an awful TV show. [The New York Times]
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5. Sylvester Stallone charges fans $445 for a picture with him
If you've ever wanted to step into the ring with Rocky himself, have we got a deal for you: For the low, low price of $445, Sylvester Stallone agreed to spend ten whole seconds posing with fans for a picture at New York City's Comic-Con. (A mere autograph went for a relatively thrifty $395.) Anyone who doesn't want to fork over the cash to meet Stallone in person can just wait until it's their turn to be cast in one of the Expendables sequels. [TMZ]

 
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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