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The daily gossip: Jessica Chastain had to go to the hospital after shooting a fight scene, Tom Holland pitched a young James Bond film, and more

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Jessica Chastain went to the hospital after fight scene on 'The 355'

Jessica Chastain apparently brought some Tom Cruise energy to her new film. The actress spoke with James Corden about doing stunts on the action movie The 355, one of which went a bit awry. During a fight scene on a marble floor, Chastain explained she "had to fall and hit my head" but "misjudged the distance," and everyone on set stopped and "looked scared" when she "heard a crack." Her stunt double then came up and uttered the ominous phrase "I'm sorry, but I have to put it back in" while reaching toward her head. "I guess it was just a bruise she was pushing back in my head," Chastain said. "I did a couple of more takes because, you know, I don't give up easy, and then I went to the hospital." Chastain previously revealed a separate moment when she hurt herself while jumping from a ledge, which is actually in the film. And now to take a giant sip of coffee and check the film's Rotten Tomatoes score for confirmation that all this brutal work was worth it…

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Tom Holland unsuccessfully pitched a young James Bond film

Tom Holland's pitch for a young James Bond movie didn't leave producers stirred. The Spider-Man actor revealed in a new interview with Total Film he came up with an idea for a movie about a young James Bond and even pitched it — unsuccessfully. Holland explained, "It didn't really make sense. It didn't work. It was the dream of a young kid, and I don't think the Bond estate were particularly interested." The meeting wasn't a complete waste of time, though, as Holland said his idea for a Bond origin film ended up evolving into the Uncharted movie, in which Holland stars as a younger version of Nathan Drake than in the video games. Holland has previously expressed interest in being the next James Bond, telling Variety he'd "love" to do it, though we're not convinced the gig won't somehow end up going to Mike Richards

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Denzel Washington doesn't recall clash with Ellen Pompeo on 'Grey's Anatomy'

I don't know her. In an interview with Variety, Denzel Washington was asked about Ellen Pompeo revealing they had a heated clash on the set of Grey's Anatomy when he directed an episode, something that apparently didn't make much of an impression with him. Pompeo claimed Washington "went ham on my a--" on the set in 2015 and that the two "went at it," with Pompeo recalling telling him, "Listen, motherf---er, this is my show!" But Variety says that when he was asked about this incident, Washington sidestepped the question and said he doesn't recall this day. "No, no," Washington said, before grinning and adding, "But it's all good." Back when Pompeo shared the story, she wasn't exactly showered with support for it, with journalist Felice León on MSNBC deeming it a "typical case of a white woman white womaning." 

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'The Sopranos' star Michael Imperioli cast in 'The White Lotus'

Christopher Moltisanti himself is checking back in at HBO. Michael Imperioli, best known for playing Christopher on HBO's The Sopranos, has been cast as one of the leads in the second season of The White Lotus. The series from Mike White stars a group of characters staying at a resort in Hawaii — though this follow-up will reportedly be taking place at another location following a new set of protagonists, Jennifer Coolidge may be returning from the first season. Imperioli will be starring as a "man traveling with his elderly father and recent college-graduate son," Deadline says. With Imperioli's help, The White Lotus will be following in the grand tradition of shows returning for more seasons despite allegedly being a limited series, so it may soon be time to officially start calling that genre "limited-unless-a-lot-of-people-watch-it series." 

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Olivia Jade says she 'worked really hard at school'

Olivia Jade doesn't want people to think she didn't work "really hard at school" just because her parents illegally paid $500,000 in bribes to get her into college. In a new episode of her podcast, the 22-year-old YouTuber and daughter of Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin said there's a "big misconception about me" that she doesn't work hard, to which she responded, "I didn't have to start my YouTube when I was 14. I did put in a lot of work." Jade, while acknowledging she lives a "very blessed and fortunate and privileged life" thanks to her famous parents, also said she "had straight A's" in high school and "worked really hard." Jade's parents both went to prison after pleading guilty to paying to get her and her sister into the University of Southern California as rowing recruits, even though they don't row. While reviewing her critical comments, Jade also read aloud a review of her show that declared it "objectively terrible."  

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